Capital and Rule: Heavy equipment belonging to Taavura, the largest road haulage and logistics company in Israel, works on the expansion of a checkpoint at the Shuafat refugee camp in occupied East Jerusalem, June 2014.

Amidst “Deal of the Century,” Israel Launches Trade War against the PA

Israel and the Palestinian Authority (PA) appear to be on the brink of a trade war, with the far-right government’s Defense Minister, Naftali Bennett, announcing on Friday, January 31, that Israel would be stopping all agricultural imports from the occupied West Bank starting Sunday, February 2. What triggered this discord was an October decision by the Palestinians…