Trump’s ‘deal of the century’ for Israel & Palestine delayed by several months – ambassador

The much-awaited proposal by the Trump administration on ending the decades-long stalemate between Israel and Palestine is still in the works and won’t be released for another several months, US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman told Jewish media on Sunday. The plan, touted by the US President as a “deal of the century” was supposed […]

Facebook censors & restores video calling Palestine Israel’s weapons-testing lab

A video accusing Israel of testing on Palestinians the weapons and methods of repression it later exports around the world was removed from Facebook for several hours, and only restored after complaints. “Palestine is Israel’s personal laboratory for testing, refining and showcasing methods and weapons of domination and control,” says journalist Rania Khalek in a […]

Pro-Israel bully Nikki Haley claims Trump's peace plan is actually better for Palestine

US ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley has touted the much-hyped but yet unreleased US peace plan for the Middle East as a boon for Palestine – despite that they have already rejected the plan, calling it the “slap of the century.” At her last UN Security Council meeting on Tuesday, the outgoing US envoy […]

5 mistakes the US, Israel, and Palestine must not repeat if they want any chance of peace

Khue Bui/AP In the 25 years of the Oslo peace process, three presidents have unsuccessfully sought to resolve the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians. The U.S. can provide cover, explanation, reassurance—and commitments, all of which make it easier for both sides to make hard decisions. Learning from Washington’s past mistakes—as well as the past mistakes […]

US says Palestine ‘not a state,’ withdraws from Vienna Convention’s ‘optional protocol’

Published time: 3 Oct, 2018 17:30 Edited time: 3 Oct, 2018 17:47 The US is withdrawing from the “optional protocol” in the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations, John Bolton has confirmed. He said it follows a case brought by Palestine, challenging the US embassy’s move to Jerusalem. “I am announcing that the president has decided […]

Palestine takes US to International Court of Justice over Jerusalem embassy move

The Palestinian authority has asked the International Court of Justice to compel the US to shut down its embassy in Jerusalem, because it violates the Vienna convention, which says an embassy must be located in a host country. The Palestinian government submitted its application to launch proceedings against the US on Friday. The 14-page complaint, […]

Can He Crowdfund Solutions for Palestine Where Foreign Aid Has Failed?

A program unique in the Arab world to teach schoolchildren about water conservation and environmental stewardship is off the ground. An Olympic hopeful, who taught himself how to sprint on a rundown high school track using YouTube videos, snatched up aid to train ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Games. A teacher at a nonprofit yoga […]

‘You sign off on genocide’: Protesters attack Haley over Palestine (VIDEO)

UN Ambassador Nikki Haley received the wrong kind of welcome at the University of Houston when she was met with chants accusing her of having blood on her hands and of signing off on genocide in her support for Israel. Haley was mere moments into her speech at the university on Tuesday and had just […]

After UN cuts funding, 11 countries put together aide package for Palestine

Thomson Reuters After the US said it would withhold $ 65 million in aide to Palestine, 11 countries came together to provide the funds. Seven countries – Switzerland, Finland, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Germany and Russia – had already transferred early funds while four – Belgium, Kuwait, the Netherlands and Ireland – had pledged to do […]

US wants to cut aid to UN refugee agency to force Palestine into talks with Israel

The US wants to stop funding a UN agency aiding millions of Palestinian refugees to coerce Palestine into talks with Israel. The negotiations soured after Washington’s contentious recognition of Jerusalem as the Israeli capital. President Donald Trump appears to be on course to punish the United Nations after the majority of world countries refused to […]