Palestine


Israeli’s Strike on Palestinian Tunnel Raises Tensions To Dangerous Heights

On the 30th of October, the Israeli army destroyed a tunnel dug by a Palestinian Islamic terrorist organization, the Islamic Jihad,  from extended from the Gaza Strip into Israeli territory.  7 militants were killed in the demolition, 4 of which were Islamic Jihad members. The demolition was asserted by the […]


Hope In Palestine: Rival Factions Announce Reconciliation Agreement

The two main rival factions in Palestine, Fatah and Hamas, signed a reconciliation agreement in Cairo, Egypt on Thursday in an effort to unite Palestine. This deal gives hope for a united Palestine, and if it holds strong, would end the decade-long violent conflict between the two authorities. Although similar […]


Finally, An End To The Palestinian Rift?

Since the administrative rift of 2007, when Palestine was divided into the Hamas-controlled Gaza and Fatah’s West Bank, various attempts at governmental reconciliation have failed. One such attempt in 2014 under a ‘Unity Government’, a merger of the opposing political factions, created an institution considered to be greatly in favour […]


Israel-Africa Summit Cancelled As A Result Of Rising Political Unrest

The Israel-Africa Summit, scheduled to be held this October in Togo, has been postponed due to rising unrest in the country. President Gnassingbé Eyadéma’s recent regimes have been received with overwhelming dissatisfaction by the public, with mass protests resulting in Togo being an unstable city to host the Summit. In addition, […]


Palestinian Unity A Little Bit Closer?

For the first time since 2015, Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah is planning to visit Gaza for reconciliation talks with Hamas. This comes after Hamas finally agreed to take a step toward resolving a ten year territorial and political split with their rival, the Fatah party, on Sunday. In a statement issued on Sunday, […]


Palestinian Rights Organizations Submit Israel ‘War Crime’ Evidence To ICC 1

On Wednesday, 20 September 2017, four Palestinian Human Rights groups, the Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, Addameer Association for Human Rights, Al Mezan Center for Human Rights and al-Haq, submitted a 700-page communication to the International Criminal Court (ICC), detailing evidence of Israel’s complicity in war crimes and crimes against humanity. […]


Israel Wades Into Contentious Kurdish Independence Question

In a speech during a ceremony at the Casa Rosada Presidential Palace in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made clear his support for the creation of an independent Kurdish state. As Reuters reported, the September 12 speech saw Netanyahu expressed his approval of Kurdish independence stating that […]