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The United Nations Once Again “Encourages” Hamas

“I stand with the people in Gaza who have suffered through conflicts, closures and continue to face unimaginable suffering….

I encourage Hamas to pursue reconciliation with Fatah in line with the PLO principles and to consider redefining its political stance.” 545 mots de plus


Why is Israel tightening the Gaza blockade?

Let us begin with the facts: Israeli authorities have, over the course of the last year, tightened the long-standing blockade of the Gaza Strip.

Even before these more recent restrictions, the Israeli blockade – an illegal policy of collective punishment in the… 793 mots de plus


Reviewing BBC News website portrayal of Israel and the Palestinians in Q3 2016 – part one

Between July 1st and September 30th 2016, eighty-seven reports with content relating to Israel and/or the Palestinians appeared on the BBC News website’s Middle East page. 435 mots de plus


"In typical progressive fashion, the Women's Boat to Gaza treats the citizens of Gaza as hapless pets, rather than thinking, acting individuals capable of making their own choices"

Let them in
by Annika Hernroth-Rothstein
October 16, 2016

Last Wednesday, the Israeli Navy arrested 13 women as they were attempting to breach the blockade on the Gaza Strip aboard the Zaytouna-Oliva, or the « Women’s Boat to Gaza. 124 mots de plus

Israel & Middle East

Dramatic Increase In Crime Rates In The Gaza Strip

Every time I want to write any topic about living in Gaza, I find myself compelled to talk about the political situation and how it affected our lives’ conditions and this bla bla bla, which I myself got sick of. 593 mots de plus

Political disputes postpone Palestinian council elections

Ramallah – Palestinian municipal coun­cillors in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip who had stepped down ahead of local elections sched­uled for early October returned to work after the government post­poned the vote for six months. 804 mots de plus


Palestinians: When the Mountain of Fire Erupts

Hours after his security officers lynched a detainee, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas urged Palestinian businessmen living abroad to support the Palestinian economy by investing in the Palestinian territories. 184 mots de plus