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The video of al-Sharif’s killing shows both an apparent cold-blooded murder and numerous witnesses, which should make for a strong legal case, says HRW official
An agreement signed by the Vatican last summer recognizing Palestine as a state has gone into effect. The move has drawn staunch criticism from Israel.
Rafah border crossing opened Thursday to return Hassan’s body to his family in Gaza
Israeli police have shot and killed a Palestinian man who pulled a knife on officers in Jerusalem. Similar attacks have been occurring for months in Israel.
By Nayera Yasser The film industry was first created as a method of documenting and spreading stories that tackle versatile human interests. Hence, the Middle East’s most discussed topic, the Palestine-Israel conflict, has been a constant in the list of iconic films that have shaped the history of Arab cinema. As the conflict progressed over …
Our aim is to push Egypt to take stronger stance against Israel and to redefine national security strategy, says BDS spokesperson
The Palestinian Interior ministry in Gaza criticised Egypt’s decision to open the border towards Gaza for one day only, called for opening the two-way crossing
43 Palestinians arrived in Cairo Airport on Tuesday from various countries, to be transported to the Rafah border crossing
International movement challenges Balfour Declaration, hopes to win Right of Return and compensation for Palestinians
Palestinian businessman Wael Diab associated with Gaza’s media, heading several local radio stations, according to Palestinian news agencies
By James M. Dorsey Legal and diplomatic battles in United Nations organisations and international sport associations involving charges of war crimes and efforts to suspend membership of one or the other are likely to shape future Israeli-Palestinian relations in the wake of last month’s electoral victory by Benjamin Netanyahu. The contours of the coming battles …
Arrested Palestinians currently being investigated, says military spokesman
The migrants had entered Egypt through underground smuggling tunnels
Change in status based on a technicality according to EU court statement
Oscar-nominated production team forced to relocate new film to Jordan
Over past 3 weeks clashes have flared in Jerusalem between Israeli police and Palestinians
Incursions by security forces could undermine stability in the region, according to Arab League
The two borders on the Israeli side were closed early Sunday in response to rocket fire from Gaza into the Eshkel region.
Detainees stranded at sea for five days according to Amnesty International
By James M. Dorsey Mounting tension between Israel and Palestinians in the occupied West Bank and in East Jerusalem have spilt onto Israeli Palestinian football pitches in Israel proper as Israel swings towards ultra-nationalists that make Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu look like the best card in a bad hand. Israeli human rights and legal advocacy …
By Dr Cesar Chelala On a rainy morning in April 1958, in Washington DC, Ezra Pound – then a 72-year-old man – was declared “incurably insane” by Judge Bolitha J. Laws, who set him free. As he prepared to leave for Italy, Pound declared: “Any man who could live in America is insane.” I wonder what Pound – …
By Wael Eskander A young black girl is raped and abused by two racist white men, who are then shot by the girl’s father during their trial. This is the premise of ‘A Time to Kill’, a book by John Grisham. In the courtroom drama the lawyer attempts to convince the jury to release the …
Hamas says ceasefire must be preceded by Israel’s commitment to Palestinian conditions
In order to avoid history repeating and tragedy multiplying, Arab leaders should convene in Gaza to end the deadly confrontation there and to present creative solutions to the wider conflict.
Death toll from the ongoing violence leaves 121 dead in Gaza; no deaths reported from Israel
The border crossing was opened Thursday under exceptional circumstances
By James M. Dorsey An Israeli investigation into the murder of 16-year old Mohammed Abu-Khdeir in apparent revenge for the killing of three teenage Israeli settlers on the West Bank has focused attention on Israel’s most militant, racist football fan group. The focus, irrespective of the group’s involvement in Abu-Khdeir’s death, is likely to end …