UNRWA’s Budget Deficit Reaches $200m

UNRWA’s budget deficient now stands at $200 million, Commissioner-General Pierre Krahenbuhl revealed today. During a press conference at the agency’s regional headquarters in Gaza City, Krahenbuhl said: “The current budget deficit of the Agency’s budget is […]

What is ‘the Palestinian Cause’?

At a recent Palestine conference in Istanbul, many speakers talked of ‘the Palestinian cause’. Many also spoke of ‘solidarity’ with the Palestinians. What do these words mean? Although I’ve been active in solidarity with the […]

Israel Creates a New Political Normal

Adam Shatz, writing in the London Review of Books, described Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s legislative victory on April 9, as a “tribute” to his “transformation of the political landscape”.  He wrote: At no point were […]