Palestine


Understanding The Significance Of Water In The Israeli-Palestine Conflict

On July 13, 2017, Israeli and Palestinian officials announced that the two nations have reached a water-sharing deal in order to bring relief to Palestinian communities who have been without water for days and in some cases weeks.  US Middle East representative Jason Greenblatt announced the deal in Jerusalem. This […]


UN Report Shows Record Number Of Displaced Persons In 2016

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) released a report detailing the statistics surrounding displaced persons in 2016. The report, released just before World Refugee Day on June 20, showed that 2016 was a record year for the number of displaced persons. A total of 65.5 million people were […]


Israeli-Palestine Conflict: Trump Meets Palestinian Leader At White House

President Trump is due to meet Mahmoud Abbas, the Palestinian Authority President this week at the White House. This is the first time the pair have met and follows Trump’s meeting with the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in February. Trump has ambitious plans for resolving the Israeli-Palestine conflict and […]


Protests Break Out In Solidarity With Over 1,500 Prisoners Held In Israeli Prisons

In Ramallah, West Bank at least 50 Palestinian protesters were injured in clashes with Israeli forces on a “day of rage” held across the occupied Palestinian territories to show solidarity with more than 1,500 prisoners on hunger strike in Israeli prisons. The “day of rage” was agitated and called for […]


Israelis Hold Barbecue To Taunt Palestinian Hunger Strikers

Since April 17th, 1,500 Palestinian prisoners in Israel have held a hunger strike calling for improvements to the inhumane living conditions of nearly 6,500 Palestinians at large. Their demands include regular family visits, better health care, installation of public telephones for monitored calls to their families, and an end to […]


Thousands Of Palestinian Prisoners Start Hunger Strike As Israeli Jail Conditions Hit New Low

This past Monday more than a thousand Palestinian political detainees launched a hunger strike across several Israeli prisons. At the heart of the strike, is their collective demand calling for improvements to living conditions for up to 6,500 Palestinian prisoners who are currently being held under detention for a wide […]


Netanyahu Announces Construction Of New West Bank Settlement Amid International Backlash

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu recently announced the creation of a new settlement community located in the West Bank. Netanyahu also approved the construction of an additional 2,000 new homes in existing settlements. According to the Washington Post, 125 settlements and 100 outposts located in the West Bank hold a […]