Norway, Ireland, Spain Move to Recognize the State of Palestine, Drawing Far-Right Israeli Govt’ Fury

The leaders of Norway, Ireland and Spain announced Wednesday, May 22, that their countries will recognize a Palestinian state within days. Norwegian Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre and Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez said their countries would make recognition official on May 28, in a joint move with Ireland, whose leader Simon Harris said he…

Jamaica Officially Recognizes State of Palestine

Jamaica decided on Tuesday, April 23, to officially recognize the State of Palestine, following discussions in the Cabinet the previous day. Kingston joins the ranks of approximately 140 UN member states and 11 Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries that have recognized the State of Palestine.  Jamaican Foreign Minister Kamina Johnson-Smith (Photo: Wikimedia) In a press release,…

Israel's Prime Minister Naftali Bennett meets with UN General-Secretary Antonio Guteress at the UN headquarters in New York, Tuesday, September 27, 2021.

Hadash MK: Bennett’s UN Speech Follows in Footsteps of Netanyahu

Israel’s Prime Minister Naftali Bennett addressed the United Nations General Assembly on Monday, September 27, warning his audience that Iran’s nuclear weapon program is at a “critical point,” while eschewing approaches to combating the COVID-19 pandemic that rely on lockdown measures. Following Bennett’s speech, Joint List MK Aida Touma-Sliman (Hadash) attacked it claiming that his address…

500 Academicians: EU Legitimizing Israel’s Illegal W. Bank Settlements

Over 500 academicians from 20 countries (in Europe, Latin-America, the US and Israel) last week published an open letter condemning Horizon 2020, the EU’s most recent science program, for granting research funds to Israeli scholars working at Ariel University in the occupied Palestinian territory . The signatories to the letter entitled “Ariel University and Horizon…

Greek PM Mitsotakis and Israeli PM Netanyahu speak at a press conference following their talks on Monday, February 8.

KKE: Tightening of Greek-Israeli Relations Counters Peoples’ Needs

A high-profile Greek delegation, headed by Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, landed in Israel on Monday, February 8, to discuss regional matters with Israeli officials, including: coordinating policy on the EastMed pipeline which will connect the Leviathan gas fields in Israel’s territorial waters to Cyprus, Greece and eventually Europe; weapons and knowledge sales; the investment by Israeli…