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Palestinian Teacher Strip-Searched Before Flying with her Jewish Students

   Published on Thursday, 27 February 2014 12:31 EZIES ELIAS SHEHADEH PNN She stood in the middle of Eilat Airport’s small departures hall, and her eyes said it all. An…

Palestinian Christians: Israeli Police Spoiling Easter Celebrations in Jerusalem

 Published on Wednesday, 09 April 2014 13:10 Jerusalem/PNN Palestinian Christians in Jerusalem expressed concerns over Israeli Police measurements and security restrictions in the city during the Easter celebrations, which prevent…

Palestine’s false friends

April 05, 2014 12:09 AM The Daily Star U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry listens during a news conference with Moroccan Foreign Minister Salaheddine Mezouar following a bilateral strategic dialogue…

Two-state solution in doldrums

  Osama Al Sharif   ARABNEWS Published — Wednesday 9 April 2014   It has been more than a year since US Secretary of State John Kerry launched his Middle East…

Rice leads call to scale down U.S. role in Mideast Administration frustrated with stance of both Israel and Palestinians, but privately mostly blames Israel.

  Kerry: US Reconsiders Role in Mideast Peace Talks   CASABLANCA, Morocco April 4, 2014 (AP) By MATTHEW LEE AP Diplomatic Writer   The Obama administration will reevaluate its role…

Never-ending talks and Palestinian frustration

RASHEED ABOU-ALSAMH    ARABNEWS.COM Published — Sunday 6 April 2014   The interruption of the peace negotiations between the Israelis and the Palestinians this week happened when Palestinian President Mahmoud…

Daniel Kurtzer offers a valuable plan

By Rami G. Khouri The Daily Star   Those who have followed the last eight months of American-mediated Israeli-Palestinian negotiations have anticipated the unveiling of the United States’ own “framework” for…

Global Religious Diversity

Half of the Most Religiously Diverse Countries are in Asia-Pacific Region Several years ago, the Pew Research Center produced estimates of the religious makeup of more than 200 countries and…

Poland partially revokes its ban on ritual animal slaughter

The Polish parliament has given in to worldwide pressure from Jewish and Muslim groups and revised its ban on ritual slaughter of animals without pre-stunning. The Sejm (Polish parliament) made…

Israel is facing a backlash in America

STORY SUMMARY Similar situations are taking place routinely across many American universities, or in professional and academic societies, mainstream churches and other groups that are no longer remaining silent in…

Diplomatic process in crisis: Staying away is Kerry’s best move

By Noam Sheizaf |Published April 2, 2014 Diplomatic process in crisis: Staying away is Kerry’s best move Kerry’s team has been so sensitive to Netanyahu’s political needs that it kept…

Science and religion need each other

Haaretz: Over the past few weeks, I have been captivated by Neil deGrasse Tyson’s remake of the documentary television series “Cosmos.” Utilizing gorgeous computer-generated images, stunning camerawork and accessible terminology,…

Jerusalem Latin patriarch condemns Israel convent vandalism

People leave the Deir Rafat Catholic Convent whose walls were sprayed with a graffiti (right) reading in Hebrew ‘Jesus monkey, Maria cow, Tag price’ Tuesday near the Israeli city of…

Kerry in Israel as peace talks near collapse

AFP | Mar 31, 2014 | 22:56 Updated: Mar 31, 2014 | inrOCCUPIED JERUSALEM — US Secretary of State John Kerry flew in Monday to Tel Aviv on his latest…

Arab Israelis, Palestinians rally to mark Land Day

Arab Israelis, Palestinians rally to mark Land Day AFP | Mar 30, 2014 | 23:19 A protester waves a Palestinian flag towards the Israeli border during a protest marking Land…

Israel’s Wildcard: The Man Who Could Stop The Peace Process

By Julia Amalia Heyer in Tel Aviv   Naftali Bennett, the head of the the settlements party Jewish Home rejects negotiations with the Palestinians and says he will allow the…

ISESCO panel rejects attempts to strip Jordan of Jerusalem custodianship

 Petra. Mar.27, 2014    JORDAN TIMES AMMAN — The Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation’s (ISESCO) committee for archaeologists on Thursday rejected any Israeli attempts to strip Jordan of its…

Slandering Richard Falk exposes the tarnished UN

BY :   Ramona Wadi Thursday, 27 March 2014 16:43 According to the US, the United Nations’ reputation has been “tarnished” by Richard Falk’s constant denunciations regarding Israel’s record of…

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