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Human Rights: Gaza-bound flotilla vessel seized by Israeli navy

Activists say the Marianne was intercepted by Israel’s military around 100 nautical miles from Gaza’s shore. 29 Jun 2015 17:35 GMT | Human Rights, Politics, Gaza, Israel Israel has boarded…

Gaza rebuilding moving at ‘snail’s pace’

Gaza rebuilding moving at ‘snail’s pace’ By AP – Jun 25,2015 – JORDAN TIMES In this October 12, 2014 file photo, Palestinians walk between the rubble of a destroyed building…

‘The game Israel is playing with Nusra’

Jun 24,2015 –     JORDAN TIMES     –     Michael Jansen The attempts by Druze living in Israel and the occupied Golan to interdict en route to…

Israeli Druze block ambulance with Syrian casualties

By Dan Williams5 hours ago . View photo Members of the Druze community walk next to the border fence between Syria and the Israeli-occupied Golan … By Dan Williams JERUSALEM (Reuters)…

Inaction on Mideast peace risks setting conflict ‘ablaze’ — France

By Reuters – Jun 20,2015 – JORDAN TIMES Palestinian Muslim worshippers pray outside the Dome of the Rock at Al Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem during the first Friday prayer…

Arson attack damages Israel ‘miracle’ church

By AFP – Jun 18,2015 – JORDAN TIMES TABGHA, Israel — An overnight arson attack damaged a revered shrine in northern Israel where Christians believe Jesus performed a miracle, and…

Hamas, Israel in indirect ‘exchange of ideas’ over truce

By AFP – Jun 16,2015 -JORDAN TIMES Palestinian children play in front of the rubble of buildings which were destroyed during the 50-day war between Israel and Hamas in the…

What it’s like to live in – and leave – the ultra-Orthodox sect that banned women driving

Posted 4 hours ago by Dina Rickman in news    THE INDEPENDENT Emily Green didn’t decide to leave the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community she grew up in, she decided to leave her husband. But…

What the Israeli and US Government want you to ignore: How the USS Liberty was sunk 48 years ago

Remember The USS Liberty: 48 Years Ago TODAY The Criminal State Of Israel Purposely Attacked The USS Liberty Posted by Tara on June 8, 2015 at 4:08pm in Current News/Events…

Deputy FM instructs Israeli embassy in Switzerland to stop ‘Breaking the Silence’ exhibit

The leftist group is scheduled to hold an exhibition in Zurich in June, which will include testimonies by IDF soldiers on alleged human rights violations. By Barak Ravid | Jun.…

Blundering Tony Blair quits as Middle East peace envoy – only Israel will miss him

Source: The Independent by Robert Fisk, The Independent For Arabs – and for Britons who lost their loved ones in his shambolic war in Iraq – Blair’s appointment was an…

East Jerusalem: ‘The two-state solution is dead’

WAR & CONFLICT East Jerusalem: ‘The two-state solution is dead’ Palestinians in occupied East Jerusalem are increasingly pessimistic on the possibility of an independent state. Creede Newton | 14 Apr…

For a Glimpse at the Future of Peacebuilding, Look to an Experiment Begun a Decade Ago

Source: Huffington Post By Ruba Huleihel; Co-founder and CEO of Birdsong and Alina Shkolnikov; who creates programs for social entrepreneurs and is an MA candidate at Tel Aviv University. When we were both…

EU threatens Israel with economic and diplomatic sanctions

Source: Middle East Monitor The European Union has threatened to impose economic and diplomatic sanctions against Israel if it does not resume peace talks with the Palestinians. According to Yedioth…

Clashes reported as Israel marks 1967 East Jerusalem occupation

AFP | May 17, 2015 | JORDAN TIMES Palestinian demonstrators hold up flags as they protest near Damascus Gate outside Jerusalem’s Old City, during a march marking Jerusalem Day, on…

Robert Fisk: Canada’s plan to make boycotting Isreal a ‘hate crime’ is stupid and counterproductive . The new law would put Jews and civil society groups on trial for anti-Semitism

I’ve never been keen on boycotts. The one against Italy for invading Abyssinia didn’t work. Nor did the arms blockade on Spain. I’m still not sure that boycotting South Africa…

Three generations after Nakbeh, ‘flame of hope’ remains in hearts of refugees

by Laila Azzeh | May 14, 2015 | 23:36 Palestinian refugees are seen moving their belongings in an unidentified Palestinian town during the 1948 Arab-Israeli war (Photo courtesy of UNRWA)…

Nakba Day: 15th May

Nakba Day From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Nakba Day Date 15 May Next time 15 May 2015 Frequency annual Related to Yom Ha’atzmaut 1948 Palestinian exodus Main articles 1948 Palestinian exodus 1947–48…

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