The United Nations (UN) has raised the alarm over the health conditions of hunger-striking Palestinian inmates in Israeli prisons.
2017-05-26 05:05 | NEWS, Main Headlines, Palestinian Arena | AlBawaba
The President's Riyadh speech was long on rhetoric, but it was what he didn't say that has left many predicting further US failure in the Middle East.
2017-05-26 02:05 | News | TheAge
The Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas executed three people in the Gaza Strip on Thursday over the assassination of one of its military leaders allegedly on behalf of Israel
2017-05-25 20:05 | Middle East | DailyStar
Turkey's Humanitarian Relief Foundation (IHH) on Thursday distributed food packages to needy families in the Gaza Strip, Anadolu Agency reported.
2017-05-25 18:05 | News | IINA
Bat-Hen Epstein Elias’s long article on Iranian Jews is interesting. Parts of it, in fact, are heartwarming. Yet, despite the lack of any serious evidence, the story is entirely framed in the language of fear. Entitled, “All the Jews there live in fear that their telephones are tapped,” the story in Israel Hayom peddles the […]
2017-05-25 15:05 | France, Iran, Israel/Palestine | DissidentVoice
UN rights chief expresses concern as health of hunger-striking prisoners in Israeli jails 'deteriorates significantly'.
2017-05-25 14:05 | News | Aljazeera
The Saudi and pro-Saudi media in the region showed harsh reactio to Qatari emir’s remarks that was denied later. The Qatari state TV’s nighttime newscast on Tuesday showed clips of Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani at the ceremony with the anchor not mentioning the comments, though a scrolling ticker at the bottom of the screen had the remarks. They included calling Hamas ‘the legitimate representative of the Palestinian people,’ as well as saying Qatar had ‘strong relations’ with Iran and
2017-05-25 14:05 | News | AbrarOnline
After two days lecturing a collection of head-choppers, dictators, torturers and land thieves, Donald Trump at last met a good guy on Wednesday. Pope Francis didn’t ask for a $100bn (£77.2bn) arms deal for the Vatican. He wouldn’t go to war with Iran. He didn’t take the Sunni Muslim side against the Shia Muslim side in the next Middle East conflict. He didn’t talk about Palestinian “terror”. And he looked, most of the time, grim, unsmiling, even suspicious. More
2017-05-25 09:05 | articles 2015, Leading Article | CounterPunch
The President of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Muhammad bin Rashid al Maktum, the Vice President, Minister of Defense and Prime Minister of the UAE, Mohammed bin Zayed bin Sultan Al-Nahyan, the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces...
Asmara, 25 May 2017- The President of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Muhammad bin Rashid al Maktum, the
2017-05-25 08:05 | frontpage | Shabait
Hundreds of Israeli settlers on Wednesday forced their way into East Jerusalem’s flashpoint Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, according to a Palestinian official.
2017-05-25 05:05 | NEWS, Main Headlines, Israel | AlBawaba
Prominent Palestinian leader Marwan Barghouti and 60 other Palestinian detainees in Israeli prisons were transferred to hospitals Wednesday, as they entered their 38th day of hunger strike, Barghouti’s brother told The Daily Star.
2017-05-25 00:05 | Middle East | DailyStar
It was time to do the Zionist boogie within a mere period of 27 hours, and anyone wishing to see two muggers of history enjoying each other’s company found themselves peering at Donald Trump of the United States, and Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu, nearly arm in arm on the recent tilt in US policy. “We understand […]
2017-05-24 15:05 | Donald Trump, Israel/Palestine, Benjamin Netanyahu | DissidentVoice
Dozens of Palestinian prisoners have been transferred to hospital after their health deteriorated due to a hunger strike, the Palestinian prisoners' committee said on Wednesday.
2017-05-24 14:05 | News | IINA
Human rights group calls for the release of Ahmad Qatamesh, a prominent writer jailed without charges or trial.
2017-05-24 13:05 | News | Aljazeera
No country in the world recognises any part of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, with the exception of Russia.
2017-05-24 13:05 | News | Aljazeera
President Donald Trump called for a breakthrough in Israeli-Palestinian relations after he met Tuesday in Bethlehem with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas.
2017-05-24 11:05 | NEWS, Conflict with Israel, Main Headlines | AlBawaba
A senior official of the Palestinian Ministry of Health in Gaza warned on Tuesday of a “real disaster” due to shortages of medicines and medical supplies in the coastal enclave.
Since 2007, Gaza’s roughly 2 million inhabitants have groaned under a crippling Israeli blockade that has deprived them of many basic commodities, including food, fuel, medicine and building materials.
2017-05-24 08:05 | NEWS, Main Headlines, Palestinian Arena | AlBawaba
On his first visit to Israel, the president stressed his “personal commitment” to ending the country’s conflict with the Palestinians but did nothing to prove it.
2017-05-23 21:05 | Dispatch, Israel, Israel/Palestine | ForeignPolicy
Following historic stops at sacred sites in Riyadh and Jerusalem, could President Trump’s visit to the Vatican reset his relationship with Pope Francis, and what lessons about leadership might the president glean from the pontiff? In February 2016, Pope Francis, without naming any names, proclaimed that “a person who only thinks about building walls…is not…
2017-05-23 17:05 | News | Brookings
The president provided few specifics about how a deal might be achieved in a peace process that has been stalled for years. He said it could "begin a process of peace all throughout the Middle East."
2017-05-23 16:05 | News | NPR
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas affirmed that the conflict with Israel is not because of religion, but because of occupation and settlement as well as Israel's non-recognition of the state of Palestine.
2017-05-23 15:05 | News | IINA
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer Palestinian activists rallied and demonstrated during U.S. President Donald Trump's brief visit to the West Bank city of Bethlehem on Tuesday, calling for a "Day of Rage" to amplify the voices and demands of hunger-striking prisoners who have been protesting since mid-April.
2017-05-23 15:05 | News | CommonDreams
For those Democrats and progressives determined to fight President Trump at every move, I have some bad news for you. Or at least I’d ask you to reconsider. The Trump administration’s game plan for the West Bank makes eminent sense—at least in the very short term and in the economic sphere. Long-term issues are another…
2017-05-23 15:05 | News | Brookings
A Palestinian stabbed and lightly wounded a border policeman in the Israeli coastal city of Netanyahu Tuesday before being shot and wounded, police said
2017-05-23 13:05 | Middle East | DailyStar
In Manchester, England, at least 22 people were killed in a bombing at a concert arena at the end of a performance by American pop star Ariana Grande. Dozens more were wounded in the explosion, which appears to be a suicide attack. ISIS has now claimed responsibility. We get response from Nathan Thrall, senior analyst at the International Crisis Group, who is in Jerusalem and discusses the impact of the attack on the region. "It makes things harder for the
2017-05-23 12:05 | News | DemocracyNow
President Trump arrived in Bethlehem Tuesday during a two-day visit to Israel as part of his first trip abroad as president and vowed to do whatever necessary to broker peace between Israel and the Palestinians. This comes as Palestinians across the West Bank and Gaza launched a general strike Monday to protest Trump's visit to Israel and Palestine and to show solidarity with Palestinian prisoners currently on hunger strike in Israeli jails. We get an update from Jerusalem, where Nathan
2017-05-23 12:05 | News | DemocracyNow
President Donald Trump called for a breakthrough in Israeli-Palestinian relations after he met in Bethlehem with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas.
2017-05-23 11:05 | News | UPI
Donald Trump and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas held a joint press conference after meeting on the last day of the US president’s visit to the Middle East .
Mr Trump firstly expressed his condolences to the people of Manchester saying: “we stand in absolute solidarity with people of the UK,” branding the perpetrators “evil losers in life”.
2017-05-23 11:05 | NEWS, Conflict with Israel, Main Headlines | AlBawaba
Named by local media as Raed Ahmad Rdaydeh, 15-year-old allegedly attempted to stab border officer at checkpoint.
2017-05-23 09:05 | News | Aljazeera
Visit comes after US president failed to explain how to revive Israeli-Palestinian talks after meeting with Netanyahu.
2017-05-23 09:05 | News | Aljazeera
US President Donald Trump encouraged Israel to make good with its Arab neighbours through their shared enemy, Iran, while in Jerusalem on Monday during his first trip abroad as US president.
2017-05-23 05:05 | NEWS, Conflict with Israel, Main Headlines | AlBawaba
U.S. President Donald Trump visited occupied Jerusalem and the Western Wall Monday as he sought ways to achieve Israeli-Palestinian peace, but also used the opportunity to again lash out at Iran.
2017-05-23 00:05 | Middle East | DailyStar
The United States' new ambassador to Israel may have broken protocol within his first month in office by becoming the first US ambassador to attend Israel's Jerusalem Day celebrations.
David Friedman sat between Israel's President Rivlin and Prime Minister Netanyahu at the event on Sunday evening, the night before US President Trump arrived in Tel Aviv.
2017-05-22 19:05 | NEWS, Conflict with Israel, Main Headlines | AlBawaba
US president promises to help broker an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal, but avoids delving into details of the conflict.
2017-05-22 19:05 | News | Aljazeera
In a press conference in Jerusalem, President Donald Trump said he never mentioned Israel as the source of intelligence he shared in a meeting with Russians.
2017-05-22 18:05 | News | UPI
A Palestinian tried to stab Israeli police in the occupied West Bank on Monday and was shot dead, Israeli authorities said as U.S. President Donald Trump visited Jerusalem.
2017-05-22 17:05 | Middle East | DailyStar
Palestinian resistance movement Hamas has lashed out at US President Donald Trump for mentioning the group’s name alongside al-Qaeda and ISIS during his speech in Saudi Arabia on Sunday. “Trump’s description of Hamas as terrorist means a bias in favor of Israel and having no objection for its crimes against Palestinian people,” leading member of Hamas Mushir al-Masri told Anadolu Agency. Al-Masri said that Trump should stop the policy of double standards on the Palestinian issue and “take sides with
2017-05-22 16:05 | News | AbrarOnline
US president has called Israeli-Palestinian peace 'the ultimate deal', but has been vague about how to achieve it.
2017-05-22 16:05 | News | Aljazeera
Trump is the first sitting U.S. president to visit the Old City of Jerusalem, seized by Israel in the Six-Day War a half-century ago. President Trump visited Christian and Jewish religious sites.
2017-05-22 15:05 | News | NPR
Palestinian resistance movement Hamas has lashed out at US President Donald Trump for mentioning the group's name alongside al-Qaeda and ISIS during his speech in Saudi Arabia on Sunday.
2017-05-22 14:05 | News | IINA
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has personally greeted US President Donald Trump on his first visit to Israel .
Trump and his wife, Melania, arrived in Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion International Airport on Monday and were welcomed by Netanyahu and his wife on the red carpet during a grand welcoming ceremony, attended by all Israeli ministers.
2017-05-22 13:05 | NEWS, Conflict with Israel, Palestinian Arena | AlBawaba
Speaking from Jerusalem, Trump said Israel has a "great opportunity" for peace because "people have just had enough ... of the bloodshed and the killing."
2017-05-22 12:05 | News | UPI
By Paul McLeary with Adam Rawnsley Here we go. Welcome to what promises to be a dizzying week for the Trump administration. President Donald Trump is currently in Israel for a series of talks with Israeli and Palestinian officials, followed by the release of the fiscal year 2018 budget back in D.C. on Tuesday. On ...
2017-05-22 12:05 | The Cable, China, Middle East | ForeignPolicy
As US President Donald Trump arrives in Israel, analysts say efforts to revive peace talks are a 'charade'.
2017-05-22 09:05 | News | Aljazeera
A seven-year-old Palestinian boy sustained a serious head injury midday Sunday, after being hit in the head with a high-velocity tear gas canister fired by Israeli soldiers in the town of al-Khader in the southern occupied West Bank district of Bethlehem. Hours later, he was reported to be in a stable condition.
2017-05-22 08:05 | NEWS, Conflict with Israel, Main Headlines | AlBawaba
Israel has announced "special procedures" for the entry of Palestinians from the occupied West Bank and besieged Gaza Strip into Israel and occupied East Jerusalem during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.
2017-05-22 06:05 | NEWS, Main Headlines, Palestinian Arena | AlBawaba
Palestinian factions in the central occupied West Bank city of Ramallah have called upon the Palestinian people to partake in
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2017-05-22 03:05 | 1, World News, Benjamin Netanyahu | EurasiaReview
President Trump goes to Jerusalem Monday and will visit some of the most delicate spots in the region. He pledges to help make peace, but the Israelis and Palestinians haven't held talks in years.
2017-05-21 22:05 | News | NPR
The Islamist Palestinian group which controls the Gaza Strip on Sunday rejected U.S. President Donald Trump's linking it to terrorism and said his description of the group showed his "complete bias" towards Israel
2017-05-21 18:05 | Middle East | DailyStar
The Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails continued their open-ended hunger strike for the 35th consecutive day on Sunday.
2017-05-21 13:05 | News | IINA