Israeli police resumes sealing shut of family home of Jerusalem attacker - WAFA - Palestine News Agency

JERUSALEM, March 23, 2017 (WAFA) – Israeli police resumed on Thursday sealing shut of the Qunbar family home in Jabal al-Mukaber in occupied East Jerusalem a day after sealing shut the first floor of the two-story building, according to witnesses.

Israeli apartheid and the case of water: Question and Answer - Palestine News Network

According to the Palestinian position, the sharing of transboundary water resources between Palestine and Israel is to be governed by international law, and its main principles. The right to water and sanitation, an individual basic human right, has ...

PHROC: Withdrawing ESCWA report is complicity - Palestine News Network

The UN Secretary General António Guterres withdrew a report presenting detailed evidence that asserts Israel is committing the crime of apartheid against the Palestinian people although it was issued by one of the UN bodies and prepared by renowned ...

Lauder meets with UN Secretary General Guterres, rejects Palestinian distortion of history - World Jewish Congress

United Nations Secretary General António Guterres met with World Jewish Congress President Ronald S. Lauder this week and reiterated an earlier comment he made on Israeli radio that there is an absolute tie between the Jewish people and the land of ...

Hamas's new political programme, words of moderation - Al-Bawaba

Hamas has drafted a new political programme it hopes will improve ties with neighbouring Egypt and the West, and present a more moderate image that could get it removed from Western "terrorism lists". The internationally-isolated group, which has ruled ...

Palestinians: Israeli shelling kills 1 along Gaza border - New Jersey Herald

JERUSALEM (AP) — Palestinian officials say Israeli shelling has killed one person and wounded two others near the southern Gaza town of Rafah. Gaza Health Ministry spokesman Ashraf al-Qidra says the body of 18-year-old Yousef Abu Azra was ...

Palestinian parties resent ESCWA report withdrawal from UN - Pakistan Observer

Leaders from various Palestinian political factions have written a letter to the United Nations in protest against the removal of a report criticizing Israel for imposing an “apartheid regime” of racial discrimination on the Palestinian people. The ...

The one undemocratic state solution - Socialist Worker Online

Publications like Socialist Worker stand for a "one-state solution" in Palestine--but the version advocated by Israeli leaders would continue apartheid, writes Daphna Thier. March 23, 2017. Israeli President Reuven Rivlin (left) talks with a group of ...

Israel hails 'progress' in talks on curbing settlement expansion - Mid-Day

Jerusalem: Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu said on Wednesday that there has been "significant progress" in recent US-Israeli talks about curbing the settlements expansion in the West Bank settlements, Israeli media reported. "There has been ...

Palestinian cartographer uses map against Israel closure - Business Insider

JERUSALEM (AP) — A prominent Palestinian cartographer says he used a tool of his trade — a map — to explain to Israeli authorities they shouldn't have closed his office on the outskirts of Jerusalem last week. Israel issued a six-month closure order ...

UN chief heads to Arab summit after row over Israel 'apartheid' report - DunyaNews Pakistan

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres travels to Jordan next week to attend an Arab summit. UNITED NATIONS (AFP) - UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres travels to Jordan next week to attend an Arab summit following a row over the release of a UN ...

Israeli settlement activity increased by 40 percent in 2016 - The New Arab

Israeli construction of illegal settlement homes in the occupied West Bank rose by 40 percent in 2016 compared with the previous year, official figures showed Wednesday. Tags: Israel, Settlements, West Bank, Occupation, Palestine, Jerusalem.

Israel says 2014 assault in Gaza 'disproportionate' - CanIndia News

Jerusalem, March 23 (IANS) Israel's military Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Gadi Eisenkot said on Wednesday that Israel's offensive in the Gaza Strip in 2014 was “disproportionate”. “The Israel Defence Forces employ a policy of using aggressive and ...

Israel Rejects US Demand to Freeze Building in Isolated Settlements - Antiwar.com

Reports out of the ongoing US-Israel negotiation on settlement construction limitations have revealed that Israel has rejected the most recent US proposal, which called for a full freeze of construction in isolated settlements, and some limits on the ...

US demanding quotas for settlement building — report - The Times of Israel (blog)

In talks between US President Donald Trump's special envoy Jason Greenblatt and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu last week, the US demanded Israel end construction in isolated settlements and impose an overall yearly quota, Channel 2 reports.

Watchdog sees sharp 2016 increase in settlement construction - The Times of Israel (blog)

There were 2,630 housing construction starts in West Bank settlements in 2016, the Central Bureau of Statistics says in a report released today. The settlement watchdog group Peace Now says this is a 40 percent increase on last year, up from 1,901 in 2015.

Report: 18 Palestinians Terror Suspects Arrested Following Membership in Suspicious WhatsApp Chat - Breitbart News

The Algemeiner reports: JNS.org — Israeli police arrested 18 Palestinian terror suspects this week in connection with their membership in a suspicious chat group on the popular messenger app WhatsApp. The chat group, dubbed “The Road to Paradise,” ...

Palestinian Teen Killed By Israeli Fire In Gaza - malaysiandigest.com

A Palestinian teen has been killed and two other men wounded by Israeli fire in southern Gaza, according to health officials. Gaza Health Ministry spokesman Ashraf al-Qidra said 18-year-old Yousef Abu Athira was killed before dawn on Wednesday by ...

Israeli Army Kills 15-Year-Old Palestinian in Gaza Attack - teleSUR English

Three Palestinians were attacked when they approached the border fence in what locals said could have been an attempt to enter Israel for work. Hundreds of Palestinians joined the funeral of 15-year-old Yousif Shaaban Abu Athra in Rafah after he was ...

Palestine Today 03 21 2017 - International Middle East Media Center

Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Tuesday, March, 21, 2017. Israeli troops invade West Bank communities and kidnap civilians, meanwhile in Gaza people protest UN report withdrawal.