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…

Attorney Salah Hamouri

France Protests Plans to Expel Palestinian Atty. Salah Hamouri

France has registered an official protest against Israel’s planned deportation of the Palestinian-French lawyer Salah Hamouri. Paris asked Israel on Sunday, September 14, to postpone his expulsion and allow Hamouri, who is a French citizen, to be reunited with his family in Jerusalem. Israel’s Foreign Ministry deputy director-general for Europe, Anna Azari, told the French Ambassador…

The memorial to Palestinian writer and activist Ghassan Kanafani in the Muslim cemetery in Acre prior to its removal this week

Memorial to Palestinian Writer in Acre Removed following Thinly-Veiled Threats by Interior Minister

Israel’s Interior Minister Arye Deri has successfully wielded pressure in Acre to rid the seaside city of a recently erected memorial to the Palestinian author and playwright Ghassan Kanafani. Dery’s intervention came only a week after he and the prime minister foiled the appointment of the Palestinian-Arab Communist activist Raja Zaatry as deputy mayor of…

Major General Kamil Abu Rokon, Coordinator of Government Activities in the Palestinian occupied territories

Civil Administration in Breach of Trusteeship for Occupied W. Bank

The Civil Administration is the military unit responsible for implementing Israel’s civilian policy in the West Bank. Its vast powers are tangible in most areas of life in the Occupied Palestinian Territories (OPT): travel and work permits; infrastructure – water, electricity, transportation and communication; health, education and welfare; land, planning and building; the Population Registry;…