Yousef Munayyer: 'Palestine activism will continue to grow in the US'

The New Arab Meets: Palestinian-American scholar Yousef Munayyer to discuss what this election means for the future of pro-Palestinian activism in the US. Speaking just a week before a historic presidential election , Yousef Munayyer is full of hope for the future of progressive politics in America .  This comes despite Joe Biden , the
| Society |

Trump invites anti-immigrant campaigner Nigel Farage on campaign trail

The US president invited the Brexit Party founder on to the stage at a campaign rally in Arizona despite Covid-19 restrictions against the entry of British nationals. President  Donald Trump enlisted the aid of a right-wing populist British politician on the campaign trail as he seeks  support  for his re- election  bid. Introducing him as "one of the
| News |

In Wisconsin, patriotism begins with voting and a drive-in at the mosque

Comment: My family immigrated to America hoping for a better life. Voting is one of the ways we build the future we dream about, writes Palestinian-American community organiser, Amanda Ali. Driving past Milwaukee's well-known Amanah Market, I couldn't miss the freshly painted Arabic mural  on  the side of the building. The words "We are the power of society" are a
| Comment |

Palestine Podcast #52: ‘Targeting Activism for Palestinian Rights’

Subscribe on your favourite platform! Apple Podcasts Google Podcasts Spotify Stitcher Acast YouTube Deezer TuneIn Player.fm PocketCasts Castro Radio Public Breaker Blubrry Podcast Addict Podbean Podcast Republic iHeartRadio You can also find us at the following locations: Website: https://www.ipsc.ie/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/IrelandPSC Twitter: https://twitter.com/ipsc48 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/irelandpsc/ YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/IrelandPSC Podcast: https://www.ipsc.ie/the-palestine-podcast And you can donate to our work here: PayPal: https://www.ipsc.ie/get-involved/donate/paypal iDonate:
| BDS, Free Speech, Human Rights |

Oxford Statement on International Law Protections Against Foreign Electoral Interference through Digital Means

i. Balloting: registering, casting, tabulating, or assuring the integrity of a ballot including voter registries, ballot security and integrity protocols, voting machines, and paper ballots; ii. Verifying: systems used for reporting, recording, verifying and auditing votes and results of an election; iii. Informing: public or private systems that provide an electorate with procedural information about how to participate in an
| Cyber, Cybersecurity, election interference |

Hamas delegation heads to Cairo for reconciliation talks with Palestinian rival Fatah

The Hamas delegation was headed by Saleh Al-Arouri, deputy leader of Hamas' political wing. A delegation from Hamas headed to Cairo for reconciliation talks with Palestinian political rival Fatah on Sunday, the organisation said in a statement. According to recent Israeli media reports, Saudi Arabia and Oman could be the next countries to normalise with Israel.
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Palestinian Israelis protest against France's Macron

Demonstrators in the Palestinian-majority district of Jaffa gathered outside the residence of France's ambassador to Israel. About 200 people protested outside the residence of France 's ambassador to Israel on Saturday against President Emmanuel Macron, after he vowed his country would not "give up cartoons" depicting the Prophet Mohammed.
| News |

Israel’s pre-emptive conditions for Hamas' participation in elections

For his part, Sharon managed to win his government’s approval to let Hamas participate, without any opposition from the right-wing camp. This was despite the fact that several members of the negotiation team in Israel believed that Hamas’ participation in elections violates the Oslo Agreement , without showing serious opposition to this step, because they did not see a
| Article, Big Slide, Israel |

Ancient Nails 'Used to Crucify Jesus Christ' Have Bone & Wood Fragments on Them, Researchers Reveal

The nails were allegedly descovered in Jerusalem in 1990, in a first-century burial cave attributed to Caiaphas, the Jewish supreme priest who, according to the gospels, sent Jesus to his death. They were lost at some point, but in a 2011 documentary called "Nails Of The Cross", filmmaker Simcha Jacobovici said he had recovered the ancient relics.
| Tech |

The topics Sisi addressed during tripartite summit with Greek PM, Cypriot President

The following is an outline of some points from Sisi’s speech at the joint press conference with Cypriot and Greek officials, according to the President’s official Facebook page: Egypt has presented a successful model in strengthening tripartite cooperation, in accordance with international law and the provisions of the United Nations on maritime law. The Eastern Mediterranean Gas Forum has contributed
| Egypt, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, Bassam Rady |

AL, Europeans Condemn “Israel’s” Approval for WB Settlement Units

Islam Times - Arab League and top European diplomats have denounced the “Israeli” entity’s approval of thousands of new settler units across the occupied West Bank, less than a month after the United Arab Emirates [UAE] and Bahrain signed agreements to normalize relations with the Tel Aviv regime, which in return pledged to freeze its plans to annex swathes of
| Palestine |

Pivoting around the Teachings of Muhammad (PBUH) We Should Defend Palestine

Islam Times - Take a look at Palestine; notice that the Islamic Ummah suffers from a great wound; it is a disaster that has befallen the great people and the historical, holy land of Palestine. What have they done to this land? What have they done to these people? What are they doing to them in the present time? Is
| Palestine |

White House election race reaches streets of Tel Aviv

TEL AVIV (Reuters) – “You have to thank Trump” posters in Hebrew suddenly started appearing on minibuses in Tel Aviv this week, as Republican ads brought the race for the White House onto the streets of Israel. Democrats are also targeting American-Israelis. They arranged a 40 percent discount with the courier service DHL for voters whose home states require overseas
| Middle East, 2020 US presidential elections, American Embassy in Jerusalem |

Israel gives the green light to over 2,000 settlement homes

FILE – In this February 7, 2017 file photo, Palestinian laborers work at a construction site in the Israeli settlement of Maale Adumim, near Jerusalem. Israeli authorities have advanced plans to build over 2,100 new settlement homes in the occupied West Bank. Wednesday’s development indicates they are pressing ahead with a building boom that has gained steam during the presidency
| Middle East, illegal settlements, Israel |

MoH: Four deaths and 532 new cases of Coronavirus during past 24 hours

Regarding recovery cases, 368 cases were recorded in the northern governorates (103 Hebron, 22 Jenin, 41 Tulkarm, 6 Qalqilya, 1 Salfit, 71 Nablus, Ramallah and Al-Bireh 29, Jericho and Al-Aghwar 93, Tubas 2) in addition to 95 cases in the Gaza Strip. , And 139 in the city of Jerusalem She added that the new casualties were distributed according to the
| National News, Main News |

Palestinian premier: ‘God help us’ if Trump wins re-election

FILE – In this Wednesday, June 24, 2020 file photo, Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh speaks during the leadership meeting at the village of Fasayil in Jordan Valley. The Palestinian prime minister has said it will be disastrous for his people and the world at large if President Donald Trump wins re-election next month. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed, File)
| Middle East, 2020 US elections, Israeli-Palestinian conflict |

Iran, responsible neighbor to Afghanistan

Islamic Republic of Iran as a responsible neighbor has always stood by nation and government of Afghanistan during four decades of war and insecurity in that country. Over the past 40 years, Iran has been a generous and perfect host to millions of Afghan immigrants whose role in the Afghan reconstruction has been prominent in recent two decades. In case of education,
| News |

Politics, Religion, Abortion, Use of Force and the Will of God

Jesus was born in Nazareth which was a small village in Galilee which, in turn was part of ancient Palestine which had been under Babylonian, Egyptian, Israeli, Persian, Greek and Roman control at various times. At the time of Jesus, Galilee was a Roman territory with a Roman king, Herod Antipas. The Roman Empire was quite extensive and as extensive modern
| articles 2015 |

The Real Cancel Culture: Pro-Israel Blacklists

“When it comes to Palestinians standing up for our own rights, it’s very difficult. Our free speech and freedom of expression has been attacked over and over.” “The Canary Mission blacklist has been very powerful in silencing people and making them think free speech is not their right. It instills a powerful sense of fear and paranoia.” “There’s a fear,
| Justice |

Palestine Podcast #51: ‘Britain’s Colonial Legacy in Palestine’ with Bernard Regan and Karma Nablusi

Subscribe on your favourite platform! Apple Podcasts Google Podcasts Spotify Stitcher Acast YouTube Deezer TuneIn Player.fm PocketCasts Castro Radio Public Breaker Blubrry Podcast Addict Podbean Podcast Republic iHeartRadio We would like to thank our colleagues in the Palestine Solidarity Campaign in England and Wales for granting us permission to use the audio of this webinar which was organised by
| British Government, Ethnic Cleansing, History |

Peace in the Middle East

After the fall of the Ottoman Empire at the end of WWI, The League of Nations mandated that Britain administer Palestine. The London administration was quite ineffective, in part, due to the contradictory promises which were made to the Arabs, to the Zionists and to France, the other colonial power which divided the territory with Britain. But the conflict is
| Armed Conflicts, Economy & Trade, Education |

450+ Palestinian, Irish and International groups call on the UN to investigate Israeli apartheid

Launch international investigations into Israel’s apartheid regime over the Palestinian people, including by reconstituting the UN Special Committee against Apartheid and the UN Centre Against Apartheid. Prohibit trade with illegal Israeli settlements; and Ban the arms trade and military-security cooperation with Israel #colorbox_main_container_11662 .wpsm_panel { margin-bottom: 0px !important; background-color: #ff4949; border: 2px solid #e85c5c; border-radius: 4px; -webkit-box-shadow: 0 0 20px
| Apartheid, Human Rights, International Law |

Under lockdown, Israel faces bitter start of Jewish New Year

Photo: Ultra-Orthodox Jewish men pray ahead of the Jewish new year at the Western Wall, the holiest site where Jews can pray in Jerusalem’s old city, Wednesday, September 16, 2020. A raging coronavirus outbreak is casting a shadow over the normally festive Jewish New Year. With health officials recommending a nationwide lockdown, traditional family gatherings will be muted, synagogue prayers
| Middle East, coronavirus, Israel |

Palestine Podcast #50: ‘Arab Normalization with Israel’ with Tareq Baconi and Ibrahim Fraihat

Subscribe on your favourite platform! Apple Podcasts Google Podcasts Spotify Stitcher Acast YouTube Deezer TuneIn Player.fm PocketCasts Castro Radio Public Breaker Blubrry Podcast Addict Podbean Podcast Republic iHeartRadio You can also find us at the following locations: Website: https://www.ipsc.ie/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/IrelandPSC Twitter: https://twitter.com/ipsc48 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/irelandpsc/ YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/IrelandPSC Podcast: https://www.ipsc.ie/the-palestine-podcast And you can donate to our work here: PayPal: https://www.ipsc.ie/get-involved/donate/paypal iDonate:
| Human Rights, National Rights, Podcast |

Abraham Accords: The War Pact Among Jim Crow States of the Middle East

“Matthew Lee of AP reports, Trump broached the sale of Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II Stealth fighter jets to the UAE. Trump said, “They have the money and they would like to order quite a few F-35s. It’s the greatest fighter jet in the world, as you know, by stealth, totally stealth. … They’d like to buy F-35s, we’ll see
| Bahrain, Featured, Israel/ Palestine |

Gazans living on Emirates-funded estate rue normalization deal with Israel

or two decades Palestinians have revered the founder of the United Arab Emirates for his generosity, especially those living on the Gaza housing estate that bears his name. The $62 million development was gifted to the Palestinians a decade and a half ago by the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, who died in 2004, to provide homes for
| Middle East |

Palestine and COVID-19: Lessons for Leadership During Times of Crisis

Overview A Strong Initial Response You might also like: Beyond Failed Frameworks: A Re-Imagined Collective Future In Palestine, COVID-19 Meets the Israeli Occupation The Conditional Right to Health in Palestine Upending the Palestinian Leadership: The Role of Youth Leadership under crisis requires making decisions with speed and precision, and here the PA initially proved capable Click To Tweet Past Policies
| Politics |

The Case for Israel as a Criminal Enterprise

Twenty years since I (Rasmiya Barghouti had seen Northern Galilee, I was finally given a permit by the Israeli military authorities to visit. I decided to take two of my daughters with me. It took less than three hours to reach Safed, renamed Tsvat by Israel after 1948. The van stopped in front of the white stone home that held childhood
| Corruption, Crime, Crimes against Humanity |

Palestine Podcast #49: ‘Israel’s illegal settlement economy’

Subscribe on your favourite platform! Apple Podcasts Google Podcasts Spotify Stitcher Acast YouTube Deezer TuneIn Player.fm PocketCasts Castro Radio Public Breaker Blubrry Podcast Addict Podbean Podcast Republic iHeartRadio Maha Abdallah, International Advocacy Officer at the Cairo Institute for Human Rights David Kattenburg, Canadian educator, journalist and activist Introductions by Thomas Van Gool , Middle East Project Officer
| Analysis, Apartheid, BDS |

The Abraham Accord: Will it Bring Peace or Perpetuate Pain in Palestine?

There is not much good news for President Donald Trump of the United States these days. If electoral polls have any credibility, he is staring at the face of almost certain defeat in the elections come November. So, when the so-called Abraham Accord between Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) was sealed in a telephone call between him and
| Armed Conflicts, Economy & Trade, Featured |

Don’t be Hoodwinked by Trump’s UAE-Israel “Peace Deal”

“HUGE breakthrough today,” crowed Donald Trump on twitter as he announced the new peace deal between Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The deal makes the UAE the first Gulf Arab state and the third Arab nation, after Egypt and Jordan, to have diplomatic ties with Israel. But the new Israel-UAE partnership should fool no one. Though
| articles 2015 |

Will the Israel-UAE deal really help to heal old wounds?

Palestinian officials have vehemently criticized the agreement and described it as betrayal, while reactions among ordinary Palestinians have been mixed. “We are pushed more and more to the side. The Palestinian issue is simply not important anymore on a global agenda. Nobody cares about us,” says Shireen Sayyed, a teacher from east Jerusalem. She thinks anything that brings peace is
| Middle East, Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel |

Palestine Podcast #48: ‘Apartheid in Palestine – Yesh Din’s landmark legal opinion’

Subscribe on your favourite platform! Apple Podcasts Google Podcasts Spotify Stitcher Acast YouTube Deezer TuneIn Player.fm PocketCasts Castro Radio Public Breaker Blubrry Podcast Addict Podbean Podcast Republic iHeartRadio You can also find us at the following locations: Website: https://www.ipsc.ie/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/IrelandPSC Twitter: https://twitter.com/ipsc48 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/irelandpsc/ YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/IrelandPSC Podcast: https://www.ipsc.ie/the-palestine-podcast And you can donate to our work here: PayPal: https://www.ipsc.ie/get-involved/donate/paypal iDonate:
| Analysis, Apartheid, Human Rights |

Leading Irish human rights groups issue call to #FreeMahmoud Nawajaa!

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| Academics for Palestine, Al-HAq, Amnesty |

The Brookings Hand Behind Russiagate Points Back to Rhodes Trust Coup on America

It plotted the Jameson Raid of 1895; it caused the Boer War of 1899-1902; it set up and controls the Rhodes Trust; it created the Union of South Africa in 1906-1910; it founded the British Empire periodical The Round Table in 1910, and this remains the mouthpiece of the Group; it has been the most powerful single influence in All
| Deep State, Democrats, Donald Trump |

Wounded Palestinian Artist in Gaza Displays Solidarity with Lebanon (PHOTOS)

Below, is an exclusive Palestine Chronicle photo gallery showing an artistic display by Palestinian painter and sculptor Mohammed Tutah. Tutah was badly wounded by the Israeli army, forcing medics in Gaza to amputate one of his legs. Wounded Palestinian artist in Gaza displays solidarity with Lebanon (Photo: Fawzi Mahmoud, The Palestine Chronicle)
| Articles, Features, Images |

Amnesty International joins calls for release of imprisoned Palestinian Human Rights Defender Mahmoud Nawajaa

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| Amnesty, Apartheid, BDS |

In Pictures: Protest for release of Palestinian human rights defender & BDS activist Mahmoud Nawajaa

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| Addameer, Apartheid, BDS |

Palestine Podcast #47: ‘Collective Punishment as a Tool of Israeli Domination’

Subscribe on your favourite platform! Apple Podcasts Google Podcasts Spotify Stitcher Acast YouTube Deezer TuneIn Player.fm PocketCasts Castro Radio Public Breaker Blubrry Podcast Addict Podbean Podcast Republic iHeartRadio You can also find us at the following locations: Website: https://www.ipsc.ie/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/IrelandPSC Twitter: https://twitter.com/ipsc48 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/irelandpsc/ YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/IrelandPSC Podcast: https://www.ipsc.ie/the-palestine-podcast And you can donate to our work here: PayPal: https://www.ipsc.ie/get-involved/donate/paypal iDonate:
| Analysis, Apartheid, Human Rights |

Take Action to #FreeMahmoud: Irish Government must act for release of leading Palestinian BDS Activist

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| Apartheid, BDS, Boycott |

Israel-Palestine between Hi-Tech Dystopian Apartheid and a State for all its Peoples

Future Visions: Their Promise and Pitfalls Collective Consensus-Building Challenges and Possibilities The full title is “Vision for Peace, Prosperity and a Brighter Future for Israel and the Palestinian People.” Fayez Sayegh, Zionist colonialism in Palestine (Beirut: PLO Research Center, 1965). Yezid Sayigh, Armed Struggle and the Search for State: The Palestinian National Movement, 1949-1993 , Oxford: Clarendon
| Israel/ Palestine |

Will The Real Aya Sofia Please Stand Up?

Church, Mosque, Museum – the Aya Sofia has gone under many guises and many purposes over the years and each change comes at times of momentous change. This time, it was no different. By designating that the building would go back to being a mosque, the Turkish courts have set off a firestorm of controversy across the world. It was understandable
| #Current Affairs, History and Seerah, News and Views |

Beyond Failed Frameworks: A Re-Imagined Collective Future

Overview [manual_related_posts] The effort to limit Palestinian collective visioning to a framework of statehood along the 1967 lines has been largely successful Click To Tweet Future Visions: Their Promise and Pitfalls The focus on the need for historical redress for the injustice of the Nakba is what sets the (Future Vision) Documents apart from other initiatives Click To Tweet Collective
| Politics |

Jordan firmly against Israel’s annexation plan, says Jordanian FM

“Jordan is firmly opposed to Israel’s actions, including the planned annexation of lands in the occupied West Bank and the Jordan Valley, a position in line with the international legitimacy resolutions,” said Jordanian Prime Minister, Omar Razzaz on Tuesday. He reiterated that the two-state solution and the setting up of an independent Palestinian state with East Jerusalem as its capital is
| News |

Palestine Podcast #46: ‘Systemic Racism in the US and Israel’

Subscribe on your favourite platform! Apple Podcasts Google Podcasts Spotify Stitcher Acast YouTube Deezer TuneIn Player.fm PocketCasts Castro Radio Public Breaker Blubrry Podcast Addict Podbean Podcast Republic iHeartRadio You can also find us at the following locations: Website: https://www.ipsc.ie/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/IrelandPSC Twitter: https://twitter.com/ipsc48 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/irelandpsc/ YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/IrelandPSC Podcast: https://www.ipsc.ie/the-palestine-podcast And you can donate to our work here: PayPal: https://www.ipsc.ie/get-involved/donate/paypal iDonate:
| Administrative Detention, Analysis, Apartheid |

ITFC extends emergency medical financing to Palestine in COVID-19 response

The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC), a member of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group, has agreed to an immediate $40,000 financial support to the Ministry of Health in Palestine. The request was made by the Palestinian International Cooperation Agency (PICA) for the provision of medical equipment to the State of Palestine during the outbreak of the new coronavirus (COVID-19). The
| News |

Questions the Senate Should Ask State Legal Adviser Nominee CJ Mahoney

As one former Legal Adviser has explained , the role you have been nominated for entails not only providing counsel to the State Department, but also serving as “a conscience for the U.S. government with regard to international law.” If confirmed, will you ensure that the United States upholds its international legal obligations and that those obligations are taken into
| AUMF, Congress, Executive |

Palestinians won’t determine their own Fate, it Depends on Netanyahu’s Maneuvering

Met with resistance in Israel Second, annexation would certainly rile one of Israel’s most important local security partners, the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. While King Abdullah II has always played a delicate game of balance between Israel, the United States and the rest of the Arab world (including a Jordanian population that is approximately 50 per cent Palestinian ), he’s
| Israel/ Palestine |