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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...

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 ...

Netanyahu Intensifies Criticism Of The Obama Administration, Thanks Trump

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 01.08.2017 | Politics

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has always had a rocky relationship with the Barack Obama administration, but in the wake of Secretary of St...

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...

Creating a legal precedent: Palestine considers suing Israel in international sports court

James Dorsey | Posted 11.06.2016 | World
James Dorsey

By James M. Dorsey The Palestine Football Association (PFA), in a first testing of Palestine's ability to fight its battle with Israel in internation...

Senate Republicans Want To Cut Funding For UN Climate Change Agency, Because Palestine

The Huffington Post | Kate Sheppard | Posted 04.20.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- More than two dozen Republican senators this week asked Secretary of State John Kerry not to provide any funding for the United States' ...

This Is Murder in the West Bank

Dana Agmon | Posted 04.12.2016 | World
Dana Agmon

Hateful, negative, victimized, divisive, judgmental, hostile, violent and inhumane; do we really want the face of our society to be that kind of face? Do we have the right to demoralize our society because we believe others are demoralized?

Tom Cotton's New Bill Would Label Goods Made In Gaza As 'Made In Israel'

The Huffington Post | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 02.02.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Slamming what he characterized as a global effort to “delegitimize Israel,” Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) introduced a new bill on Monday...

Student Felt 'Criminalized' After Campus Police Made Him Remove Palestinian Flag

The Huffington Post | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 12.11.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Before hanging a Palestinian flag outside of his dorm-room window, Ramie Abounaja checked in with his two Jewish roommates to make sure ...

Boycott on Israel -- What, and Who Can Change This?

Dr. Michael Laitman | Posted 11.14.2016 | Politics
Dr. Michael Laitman

The security situation is affecting every aspect of our lives. When the general insanity is maintained every day by clips of stabbing attacks, and at the same time Europe starts marking Israeli products, is it any wonder that we are growing numb? How else can we deal with such a reality?

Benjamin Netanyahu Defends The Israeli Occupation At Progressive Think Tank

The Huffington Post | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 11.10.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu concluded his visit to Washington with an appearance at the Center for American Progress, wher...

White House Rules Out Israeli-Palestinian Peace In Next Year

The Huffington Post | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 11.05.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House has assessed that a two-state solution between Israel and the occupied Palestinian territories is not likely to happen b...

Do Palestinian Lives Matter To U.S. Lawmakers?

The Huffington Post | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 10.22.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It came as no surprise that the House Foreign Affairs Committee meeting on the current wave of violence in Jerusalem and the occupied We...

Obama Says Israel Will Only Be Secure With A Two-State Solution

The Huffington Post | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 10.16.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama on Friday warned that the recent violence between the Israelis and Palestinians will likely persist in the absenc...

France's Proposed Solution To Israel-Palestine Conflict Sidelines U.S.

The Huffington Post | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 10.14.2015 | World

WASHINGTON -- Since the the latest round of U.S.-led peace talks collapsed last year, the international community has left the Israeli-Palestinian con...

Mahmoud Abbas Tells UN He Will No Longer Observe Oslo Accords

The Huffington Post | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 10.01.2015 | World

UNITED NATIONS -- Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Wednesday declared that he will no longer be bound by the 1993 Oslo Accords between Israel an...

White House Sidesteps Request To 'Condemn The Apartheid State Of Israel'

The Huffington Post | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 12.19.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration on Tuesday dodged a petition request to condemn Israel for human rights violations against the Palestinians, in...

Expelled for Life

Jen Marlowe | Posted 06.11.2016 | Politics
Jen Marlowe

Nasser was only four years old in June 1986 when, after the remains of an ancient synagogue were discovered in Old Susya. Israel's Civil Administration declared his village an archaeological site and expropriated it. Bulldozers had blocked the caves and destroyed their homes.

Contours of Future Israeli-Palestinian battles emerge on the soccer pitch

James Dorsey | Posted 05.29.2015 | World
James Dorsey

Legal and diplomatic battles in United Nations organizations and international sport associations involving charges of war crimes and efforts to suspend membership of one or the other are likely to shape future Israeli-Palestinian relations in the wake of last month's electoral victory by Binyamin Netanyahu.

Putin, Al-Sisi, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Holocaust Remembrance

Stephen Schwartz | Posted 04.20.2015 | Religion
Stephen Schwartz

In another of his pleasant encounters with world leaders, Russian president Vladimir Putin went to Egypt on February 8, staying until February 10.

The 3rd of March

Robi Damelin | Posted 03.30.2015 | World
Robi Damelin

It is time to look at the damage the occupation is doing to both nations and what is happening to the morals of our country. I for one, love Israel; it is my country, but I find it impossible not to notice what is happening to the moral fiber of our nation.

Samantha Lachman

How Palestinians Could Use Israel's Own Legal Analysis Before The ICC

HuffingtonPost.com | Samantha Lachman | Posted 01.20.2015 | World

WASHINGTON -- The International Criminal Court announced Friday that it will open a preliminary examination of alleged war crimes committed in the Pal...

Setting Benchmark in Battle for Statehood: Palestine Plays in Asian Cup

James Dorsey | Posted 03.04.2015 | World
James Dorsey

Palestine has set a new benchmark for nations like the Kurds and the Kosovars who see soccer as a key part of their toolbox to achieve statehood with its qualification for this month's Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Asian Cup even if the Palestinian road to statehood is increasingly pockmarked by seemingly insurmountable barriers.

Gulf-Iranian Proxy War Spills Onto the Soccer Pitch

James Dorsey | Posted 02.25.2015 | World
James Dorsey

A Saudi-led proxy war against Iran playing out in Syria and Iraq has expanded onto the soccer pitch with a last minute decision by the Palestinian national team to cancel a friendly against Iran.