US versus BDS

The US House of Representatives on Tuesday, July 23, “resolved” by a vote of 398-17 that it “opposes the Global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions Movement (BDS) targeting Israel.” As the Palestine Chronicle reported on July […]

Israel to Build 6,000 New Settlement Units

Israel’s Security Cabinet has been discussing a plan to approve 6,000 settlement units in “Area C” of the occupied Palestinian territories, Haaretz reported today. According to the Israeli public broadcasting corporation Kan, it was “unclear whether the […]

The Road to EU Diplomacy in Palestine

Yesterday, the EU issued two press releases. One feigned belated concern at Israel’s demolition of Palestinian dwellings in Sur Baher and how the settlement expansion policy “undermines the viability of the two-state solution”. The second was a […]

Abbas Declares Suspension of All Deals with Israel

Mahmoud Abbas, the president of the Palestinian Authority (PA), has announced the suspension of all agreements signed with Israel. The 84-year-old’s declaration on Thursday came after an emergency meeting of the Palestine Liberation Organization in the wake of Israel’s demolition this week of several […]

Israel Arrests 16 Palestinians in West Bank

Israeli forces detained 16 Palestinians in overnight raids carried out across the Israeli-occupied West Bank, according to the military on Thursday, Anadolu reports. A military statement said the individuals were arrested for “suspected involvement in popular terror […]