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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…

OPINION/EDITORIAL: Will Israelis filmed killing Palestinian teens on Nakba Day get away with murder?

Olivia Watson The Electronic Intifada 14 May 2015 Nadim Siam Nuwara (DCI-Palestine) On 15 May 2014, an Israeli Border Police officer took aim at Nadim Nuwara and pulled the trigger…

Vatican officially recognizes Palestine

Epigraph: Article 1. • All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in…

Ethno-nationalism rules in our region

Rami G. Khouri| The Daily Star The last-minute agreement to form a right-of-center government inIsrael headed by the Likud Party’s Benjamin Netanyahu is neither surprising nor shocking. Rather, it is…

Erekat: Netanyahu’s new government is just another one of extremism and war

PALESTINE NEWS NETWORK: Published on Thursday, 07 May 2015 13:59 PNN/ Ramallah/ Chief Palestinian negotiator and PLO member Dr. Saeb Erekat said, in his first official comment on the new…

PALESTINE: The month in pictures: April 2015

The Electronic Intifada 6 May 2015 150414-yarmouk-boys.jpg Children walk inside a school in Yarmouk refugee camp near Damascus on 14 April. (Moayad Zaghmout / Reuters) Israeli forces shot and killed…

Germany’s Dilemma: Critics Want Tougher Berlin Stance Against Israel

By Nicola Abé, Christiane Hoffmann, Horand Knaup, René Pfister and Christoph Schult AFP Relations between Germany and Israel are at a crossroads. Is it possible for the German government to…

Redefining civilians and legitimate targets: Israeli soldiers testify on Gaza war

By Michael Schaeffer Omer-Man |Published May 4, 2015 SOURCE:  http://972mag.com/israeli-soldiers-testify-on-gaza-war-redefining-who-is-a-civilian/106311/ Two themes are present in almost all of the 60-plus testimonies collected by Breaking the Silence from Israeli soldiers who…

IMEMC Report: The Plight of Africa’s Exiles in Israel

Friday May 01, 2015 15:50 by IMEMC News & Agencies Hundreds of Ethiopian Jews protested Thursday evening [April 30, 2015], near Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu‘s residence in Jerusalem, against…

Breaking News:Trouble in capitol of Israel

Source: CNN Protests and clashes continue between Police and immigrnat Eithopian Jews on the streets of capitol of Israel.  Eithopians Jews complain to have been treated as second class citizens.…

A good time to hold Israel accountable

Rami G. Khouri| The Daily Star What happens when chronic violence and brutal aggression go unchecked for decades on end? We see an example of this in the release this…

‘Israel’ steals Palestinian gas, sells it abroad

PNN  Published on Monday, 20 October 2014 11:00 Days of Palestine Day of Palestine reported that Israeli occupation signed on Sunday a deal with Egypt to supply natural gas worth…

Water Apartheid in Palestine: A Crime Against Humanity — CounterPunch

Posted on April 2, 2014 by Thom Prentice [Apartheid Israel using its Private Water Company to Parch the Palestinians. Real Auschwitz of the Iraelis, I would say…] by AYMAN RABI…

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