Denmark Halts Donations to Palestinian Groups After PA Dedicates Women's Center to Terrorist - TheTower.org

Denmark's foreign minister has reportedly ordered a comprehensive review of his government's funding to Palestinian organizations suspected of promoting boycotts and inciting violence against Israel, The Times of Israel reported Wednesday. “We must be ...

Gaza to see forced military retirement in June - Al-Monitor

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — The Palestinian Authority (PA) is set to enact in June a controversial law that will force about half of Gaza's security personnel to retire, while leaving the West Bank's force intact. Officials in the security services have ...

Power struggle risks more Gaza power cuts - The Daily Star

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on June 01, 2017, on page 9. Recommended. Related Articles. U.N. fears Gaza energy crisis could spark fresh violence · UN fears Gaza energy crisis could spark fresh violence.

UN: Palestinian, Israeli fatalities drop in 2016 - The Jerusalem Post

PALESTINIAN PROTESTERS drag a burning tire during a protest in a-Ram, northeast of Jerusalem.. (photo credit:MOHAMAD TOROKMAN/REUTERS). Palestinian fatalities from violence related to the conflict with Israel dropped by 37%, according to the UN ...

Non-violence in action in Palestine - Jordan Times

After 41 days of abstaining from all foods and drinks, save water and salt, Palestinian prisoners declared victory. A rigorous 20-hour negotiation process that included the Israeli Prison Services, Palestinian officials and the Red Cross resulted in ...

Don't Believe the Israeli Government: Palestinian Hunger Strikers Won Important Victories - In These Times

Palestinian prisoners forced Israel to the negotiating table and inspired a global outpouring of support. BY Tamara Nassar · Share TweetReddit0 StumbleUpon0EmailPrint. Email this article to a friend. your email. your name. recipient(s) email (comma ...

UN Slams Israeli Settlements as Main Cause of Palestinian Suffering - Sputnik International

Here's a shocker for you: a new United Nations report has taken a dim view of Israeli settlements. The report from the UN's Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) claims that the biggest obstacle to meeting the “humanitarian needs ...

UN: 'Israeli policies cause of Palestinian hardship' - Shanghai Daily (subscription)

FIFTY years after Israel occupied the Palestinian territories, its policies in the West Bank and Gaza are at the root of Palestinian hardship, the United Nations said yesterday. “Occupation policies and practices remain the key cause of humanitarian ...

Beyond the binary: Two states, one state, failed state, no state - Ma'an News Agency (press release)

An injured Palestinian protester carries an Palestinian flag during clashes on Oct. 13, 2015 (MaanImages/Sheren Khalel, File). By: Al-Shabaka. Al-Shabaka is an independent non-profit organization whose mission is to educate and foster public debate on ...

Constrains on movement in occupied territory at root of Palestinian hardship – UN report - UN News Centre

A Palestinian girl inside her family's partially destroyed home, looks at the destruction outside, in the Shejaiya neighbourhood of Gaza City. Photo: UNICEF. Tweet. Print. 31 May 2017 – Israeli constraints on movement and economics, along with the ...

Danish FM mulls cutting funding to pro-BDS NGOs in Palestinian territory - Ma'an News Agency (press release)

Palestinians walk past a sign painted on a wall in the West Bank Town of Bethlehem calling for boycott Israeli products, June 5, 2015. (AFP/File). BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- The Danish Foreign Ministry has begun to re-examine its funding to Palestinian ...

In first statement since end of hunger strike, Marwan Barghouti celebrates 'the victory of the strike of freedom and ... - Mondoweiss

Profile picture of Marwan Barghouti as posted on his Facebook page, where he published today his first statement since announcing the end of his hunger strike. (Photo: Facebook).. Palestinian hunger strike leader Marwan Barghouti released ...

Gazans unpleasant as economic recession shadows Ramadan - Xinhua

A Palestinian father buys Ramadam lights at a market in Gaza City, as the faithful prepare for the start of the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan, on May 26, 2017. (Xinhua/AFP Photo). GAZA, May 31 (Xinhua) -- In the main market in Downtown Gaza City ...

NGO Targets 50 Years of Israeli Military Occupation - Palestine News Network

Palestine Advocacy Project (“PalAd”), a Cambridge-based non-profit supporting Palestinian human rights, has unveiled a high-profile, oversized mobile billboard trailer to protest the 50th anniversary of Israel's military occupation of the Palestinian ...

ILO calls for urgent action to provide decent work for Palestinian workers - Palestine News Network

A multitude of obstacles arising out of 50 years of Israeli occupation dominate the everyday reality of working women and men and their families in the occupied Arab territories, the International Labour Organization (ILO) says in a new report. The ...

Barghouthi: Prisoners to resume strike if their demands not fulfilled - Palestine News Network

Marwan Barghouthi, the imprisoned Fatah leader who recently led a mass 41-day hunger strike, said in a statement issued from his prison cell that the Freedom and Dignity Strike was suspended to give the opportunity for dialogue with the Israeli Prison ...

Palestinian prisoners have won a significant battle - gulfnews.com

Palestinians take part in rally in support of Palestinian prisoners held in Israeli jails who ended their hunger strike earlier in the day, in Gaza City on May 27, 2017. Hundreds of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails on hunger strike since April 17 ...

Cabinet schedules 'supplementary' elections in Gaza despite Hamas boycott - Ma'an News Agency (press release)

BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- The Palestinian Authority (PA) cabinet has decided to hold supplementary municipal elections in the Gaza Strip as well as in 66 West Bank councils where elections were not held on the regular election day earlier this month. The ...

Energy minister refuses to cut further electricity to Gaza - The Times of Israel

A silhouette of a Palestinian boy in the Khan Yunis refugee camp in the southern Gaza Strip on April 19, 2017. The Gaza Strip's only functioning power plant was out of action. (AFP/Mahmud Hams) ...

General Election: What are the parties' policies on Israel-Palestine? - Independent Catholic News

The UK General Election takes place on 8 June. As it is a 'snap election' - called unexpectedly - some parties have not included policies on the Holy Land in their campaign documents - but here is what each of the main political parties have said about ...