The Conversation: Israel and PalestineFrom the Gaza war and the upgrading of Palestine at the U.N. to Israel's announcement that it will likely build new settlements, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is spiraling out of control. We as coauthors disagree on the Palestinian U.N. bid, as on ...
Palestinian president returns home triumphantly after achieving acceptance ...RAMALLAH, West Bank - The Palestinian president returned triumphantly to the West Bank on Sunday, receiving a boisterous welcome from thousands of cheering supporters at a rally celebrating his people's new acceptance to the United Nations.
Noam Chomsky: On the UN Palestine vote and recent violence in GazaAn old man in Gaza held a placard that reads: "You take my water, burn my olive trees, destroy my house, take my job, steal my land, imprison my father, kill my mother, bombard my country, starve us all, humiliate us all but I am to blame: I shot a ...
Balancing Palestine, Bangsamoro issuesNEW YORK - The Philippines was walking a diplomatic tightrope when it voted in the United Nations General Assembly last Thursday for granting Palestine the status of a non-member state observer. President Noynoy Aquino, the country's sole spokesman ...
The UN's Palestine Vote: Why the Panic?Here in Washington, negative reactions to the United Nations' vote to admit Palestine as a non-member state have ranged from silly and infuriating to downright dangerous.
Both Arab and Jew lived in the original Palestine. Why, Moshe Dayan asks, can ...Her accent in English is poised, slightly upper crust and she obviously admires the country which ruled mandate Palestine until 1948.
Dysfunctional love stories of PalestineSince the story of Palestinian occupation, exile and resistance has long since become a (arguably the) pan-Arab tale of woe, par excellence, it's no surprise to find estranged couples in the work of Palestinian and non-Palestinian filmmakers alike.
Mahmoud Abbas Invites Najib To Visit PalestinePUTRAJAYA, Dec 3 (Bernama) - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has invited Malaysian Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak to visit Palestine to consolidate the strong ties between the two countries. At the commemoration of the International ...
Palestinian Vote at UN: Game Change Or Same Old, Same Old?The Palestinian Authority chose November 29 as the date for their resolution because exactly 65 years ago, in 1947, the General Assembly partitioned Palestine, then under the British Mandate, into two states -- one Jewish, one Arab. The Jews accepted ...
UN vote on Palestine causes controversy in GeorgiaTBILISI, DFWatch - It has caused great controversy in Georgia that its representatives at a session of the United Nations General Assembly voted in favor of Palestine being given observer status in the world organization. The vote comes amidst a time ...
UN votes to recognize Palestine as 'non-member observer state'UNITED NATIONS - The General Assembly voted overwhelmingly Thursday to grant Palestinians limited recognition of statehood, prompting exuberant celebrations across the West Bank and Gaza Strip and immediate condemnations from the United States ...
Palestine Refuses to DisappearThe UN voted to grant Palestine the upgraded status of non-member state is a success for Mahmoud Abbas. But the PA president faces opposition from the United States, Israel and some countries in Europe -- and scepticism from the Palestinians themselves ...
"Palestine" is Meant to be the End of IsraelAccording to a recent report by the Institute for Monitoring Peace and Cultural Tolerance in School Education, the Palestinian textbooks funded by UNESCO and the European Union are still inciting against Israel: "Palestine" is shown to encompass all ...
Palestine's new status: History rerun or new strategyIf Abbas thinks that obtaining a new wording for Palestine status at the UN would provide a needed political theater to justify another 20 years of utter failures, then time is surely to prove him wrong.
Making the case for PalestineRAMALLAH, West Bank - Nowhere are the grievances that perpetuate violence and war more evident than they are in Palestine today.
Palestine, Kashmir conflicts pose biggest threat to humanity By Sardar Ali ...Jimmy Carter is right hat "As long as Gaza remains isolated the situation in and around Gaza will remain volatile." He further adds that" Israel's leaders don't want a Palestinian state, question arises here that if isolated Gaza has to remain volatile ...
No Friends of Palestine: Palestinian threats of action against the upstarts ...The pioneers of Palestinian statehood have every right to be a little miffed at those who tried to sabotage their bid to become a non-member of an intergovernmental body.
UN vote on Palestine status inflicts new divides in Europe, NATOPalestinians celebrate the U.N. vote to upgrade their territory's status, conferring de facto recognition of Palestine statehood.
Malaysia gives RM3m to UN for Palestinian refugeesPUTRAJAYA: Malaysia continued its commitment to support the Palestinian struggle by donating US$1 million (RM3 million) to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) for Palestinian refugees. Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said the ...
Palestine UN Recognition: Nonmember State Endorsement Makes Palestinians ...RAMALLAH, West Bank -- Euphoric Palestinians erupted in cheers, honked car horns and chanted "God is great" after the United Nations endorsed an independent state of Palestine, giving sweeping international backing to their demands for sovereignty ...