Tuesday: Demonstration in Tel Aviv vs.Trump’s J’rslm Recognition

The umbrella organization that represents Arab-Palestinians in Israel has urged its followers to join the protests against President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. The High Follow-Up Committee for Arab Citizens of Israel announced that they reached an agreement to oppose Trump’s announcement following an emergency meeting in Nazareth. “United States policy and…

Palestinians hold the weekly demonstration against the occupation near an Israeli settlement adjacent to the village of Nabi Saleh in the West Bank, May 2017.

Palestinians Condemn Plans to Build 4,000 New Units in W. Bank

Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) Executive Committee Member Dr. Hanan Ashrawi condemned Israel’s plans to build nearly 4,000 new illegal settlement units across the occupied West Bank, during a meeting with Norwegian Representative Hilde Haraldstad on Monday, October 9. Ashrawi’s comments came after Israeli media reported that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was set to approve…

MKs Jabareen and Touma-Sliman at the Communist Party club in Umm al-Fahem

Netanyahu Proposes Transferring Wadi Ara and Its Arab Citizens of Israel to Future Palestinian State

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has adopted an idea that formerly had been beyond the pale: territorial transfer – stripping Arab-Palestinians of their Israeli citizenship without their approval and making them and their homes part of a future Palestinian state, all, of course, on a religious-ethnic basis. In talks with Trump administration officials, Netanyahu has reportedly…

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during a press conference in Jerusalem

Netanyahu-Modi Statement Ignores Two-State Solution

Thirty years after India became the first non-Muslim state to recognize the State of Palestine, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu signed off on a joint statement on Wednesday, July 5, that mentioned the Palestinian-Israel diplomatic process, but did not refer to a two-state solution. Not only did Modi not visit…