Palestine


An Intense Controversy Over U.S Policy Reversal Towards Israeli Settlement

The U.S. recently reversed its policy on Israeli settlement in the West Bank, stirring up an intense controversy over peace on Israeli-Palestinian territory. According to BBC news, last Monday, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced that, “the United States has concluded that the establishment of Israeli civilian settlement in […]


Israel’s Demolition Of Palestinian Buildings

A week ago, Israel went through with their biggest demolition operation since 1967. Palestinian-owned apartments that are said to have housed 17 people were torn down after the Israeli government claimed they were too close to the separation wall, reported Al Jazeera. Palestinians living in the affected community of Wadi […]


Israel Approves West Bank Homes For Settlers And Palestinians

Israel agreed to a deal yesterday which appears to approve funding for homes in the West Bank for both Israeli settlers and for Palestinians. While the deal validates six thousand homes for Jewish settlers, its allotment for Palestinian homes comes in at only seven hundred. While the discrepancy in theo-nationally […]


Oman: Paving The Way To An Arab-Israeli Peace 1

On Wednesday, the 26th of June, the Omani Foreign Ministry declared that it was planning to open a new diplomatic mission in the Israeli-occupied West Bank. The decision was announced through the Ministry’s Twitter account and will be the first Omani diplomatic mission in Palestine since 2006 when the Sultanate […]


US-Led “Peace To Prosperity” Meeting Has No Substance for Peace

As part of the White House’s “Peace to Prosperity” plan to boost Palestinian investment, a two-day workshop in Bahrain earlier this week has failed to promote co-operative peace talks in the region with Palestinian leadership boycotting the event. According to a White House statement, the meeting was supposed to “facilitate […]


U.S. Ambassador States Israel Has A Right To Some West Bank Territory

In an interview with The New York Times at his residence, David M. Friedman, the U.S. ambassador to Israel, stated that Israel has a right to annex some of the West Bank territory. There are currently three million Palestinians and about 600,000 Jewish settlers living in West Bank. The annexation […]


Jerusalem: Increased Tensions on Last Friday of Ramadan and ‘Jerusalem Day’

The final Friday of Ramadan has seen evidence of the unrelenting conflict between Israeli and Palestinian cultures in the city of Jerusalem. Regional news outlets reported around 260,000 Muslim worshippers came together to pray ‘peacefully’ at the Al-Aqsa Mosque on 31 May. The event was supposedly facilitated by Israeli security […]


Increased Clashes Between Israel And Palestine Ahead Of Eurovision Song Contest

Renewed violence in Gaza has left six Palestinians and one Israeli civilian dead after an Israeli airstrike hit a Turkish news agency in Gaza. The recent violence comes as one the most intense exchanges between the two factions in recent years. Increased tensions in the region have led to numerous […]


Death Toll Rises As Clashes In Gaza Continue 1

The first weekend of May saw the most intense fighting in the Gaza Strip since the war in 2014, with 24 Palestinians and four Israelis killed in the ongoing violence. The New York Times reports that this latest outbreak seems to have begun on Friday when a Palestinian sniper wounded […]


Israeli Raids Of Gaza

The violence between Israel and the Palestinian people, partly in Gaza, where the conflict that is seemingly endless, has lulled the past month. However, there has been a recent attack against Israel, with over 200 rockets fired by the Jihad, as well as shots fired across the border. Israel has […]