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FIFA Congress: An Israeli-Palestinian battleground

James Dorsey | Posted 04.20.2017 | World
James Dorsey

By James M. Dorsey Next month’s annual congress of world soccer body FIFA is likely to become the first international forum since U.S. President Don...

Trump’s Far-Right Israel Stance Creates An Opening For The Left

Stephen Zunes | Posted 04.14.2017 | Politics
Stephen Zunes

This is a revised and updated version of an article that originally appeared in In These Times on February 17, 2017 It was a surreal scene this past ...

U.N. Chief Alarmed Over Israel's New West Bank Settlement

Reuters | Paul Vale | Posted 03.31.2017 | World

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is disappointed and alarmed by Israel’s decision to build a new settlement on land the Palestinian...

Israel Hits Back Against Boycott

Marjorie Cohn | Posted 04.03.2017 | World
Marjorie Cohn

On March 19, Israeli tax officials arrested Omar Barghouti, a prominent Palestinian human rights defender and co-founder of the Boycott, Divestment an...

Protesters Take On Settlements In ‘Biggest Ever Jewish-Led Protest’ of AIPAC

The Huffington Post | Kim Bellware | Posted 03.26.2017 | Politics

On Sunday, hundreds of mostly young, American Jews rallied in Washington, D.C., during the first day of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee 2...

Washington Talks End Without Agreement On Israeli Settlements

Reuters | Jade Walker | Posted 03.24.2017 | World

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration reiterated its concerns about Israeli settlement activity, the two sides said on Thursday, as a round ...

Israeli Law Banning Entry To Critics Of The Regime Draws International Outrage

Reuters | Paul Vale | Posted 03.22.2017 | World

A law barring foreigners from entering Israel if they back boycotts against the country is causing alarm among liberal American Jews and others who pe...

Trump's Pick For Ambassador To Israel Heckled During Confirmation Hearing

Reuters | Eline Gordts | Posted 02.16.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Feb 16 (Reuters) - President Donald Trump’s nominee to be U.S. ambassador to Israel faced repeated heckling at a Senate confirmation hea...

Donald Trump Suggests He May Not Move U.S. Embassy To Jerusalem

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 02.10.2017 | World

President Donald Trump said that he is still deciding whether to move the Embassy of the United States in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, suggestin...

Violence Erupts As Israeli Police Remove Hardline Jewish Settlers From Illegal West Bank Outpost

Reuters | Paul Vale | Posted 02.01.2017 | World

Rightist protesters scuffled with Israeli police carrying out a court order to evict settlers from an illegal outpost in the occupied West Bank on Wed...

Israel Announces Construction Of 2,500 New West Bank Settlement Homes

Reuters | Paul Vale | Posted 01.24.2017 | World

Israel’s Defence Ministry announced plans on Tuesday to build 2,500 more settlement homes in the West Bank, the second announcement of new construct...

Israel Lifts Restrictions On Settlement Building In East Jerusalem

Reuters | Eline Gordts | Posted 01.22.2017 | World

JERUSALEM, Jan 22 (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has told senior ministers he is lifting restrictions on settlement building in...

Israeli Lawmakers Have Grand Plan For Trump Era: More Settlements!

Reuters | Paul Vale | Posted 01.19.2017 | World

Israel’s right wing has been eagerly awaiting Donald Trump’s arrival in the White House, hoping a Republican president will usher in a new era of ...

British PM Cozies Up To Trump By Rebuking Kerry Over Israeli Settlement Speech

Reuters | Paul Vale | Posted 12.30.2016 | World

Britain scolded U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry for describing the Israeli government as the most right-wing in Israeli history, a move that aligns...

10 Things Palestinians Can’t Do Because Of The Israeli Occupation

The Huffington Post | Adam Hamze | Posted 12.29.2016 | Politics

The Israeli government and some U.S. politicians are attacking the Obama administration for permitting a recent U.N. Security Council resolution that ...

Kerry: Two-State Solution In Jeopardy In Middle East

Reuters/HuffingtonPost | Chloe Angyal | Posted 12.28.2016 | World

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry warned on Wednesday that the future of a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict was in jeopardy, an...

Israel Approves Settler Building In East Jerusalem Ahead Of Kerry Speech

Reuters | Jade Walker | Posted 12.28.2016 | World

JERUSALEM, Dec 28 (Reuters) - Israel approved construction of a multi-story building for settlers in annexed East Jerusalem on Wednesday, an NGO said,...

Obama Administration Allows UN Resolution Condemning Israeli Settlements To Pass

The Huffington Post | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 12.25.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― The U.S. on Friday abstained from voting on a United Nations Security Council motion condemning Israeli settlements in occupied Palesti...

Trump May Have Thwarted Obama’s Final Move On The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict With One Phone Call

The Huffington Post | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 12.23.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― A Thursday phone call between President-elect Donald Trump and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi may have undermined the Obama ad...

Trump, Netanyahu Tell Obama To Veto U.N. Resolution On Halting Israeli Settlements

Reuters | Paul Vale | Posted 12.22.2016 | World

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged the Obama administration on Thursday to veto a U.N. Security Cou...

Settlement Construction Clouds Middle East Peace Talks

Reuters | Posted 10.13.2013 | World

By Crispian Balmer JERUSALEM, Aug 13 (Reuters) - A 10-minute drive from where negotiators will sit down on Wednesday to resume long-st...

Don't Play with Israel-Palestine Maps

Eileen Read | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eileen Read

An editorial by Jerusalem Post editor-in-chief David Horovitz posits low expectations for success of the latest round of Israeli-Palestinian peace tal...

Kahane terrorists threaten Rahm Emanuel's family in East Jerusalem

Eileen Read | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eileen Read

It's not simply "hecklers" bothering White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel and his family, visiting Israel and East Jerusalem for their 13-year-old ...

Palestine 1001 Nights

Jamal Dajani | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jamal Dajani

If Hamas is no longer Hamas, and the Palestinian Authority is no longer an authority, what options do the Palestinians have?

Israel and the Europeans: On a Course to Conflict Over Jerusalem

Ir Amim | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ir Amim

A month after Prime Minister Netanyahu announced a limited "freeze" on construction in Israeli-controlled Palestinian territory, Israel appears to be on a collision course with the European Union.