Rockets fired. Retaliation ensues. A shaky peace follows and we are back at another round of negotiations in the stop-and-start cycle of ceasefire in the Israel-Gaza confrontation. As talk turns back to how to re-start the broken peace...Show More Summary
HEBRON (Ma’an) — A group of Israeli settlers chopped down grape vines on Palestinian agricultural property in northern Beit Ummar on Monday, a popular committee spokesman said Monday. Muhammad Awwad said the…
Palestinians and US officials condemn move that will connect West Bank settlements to those in south Jerusalem.
The government of Israel has announced plans to steal four square kilometers of Palestinian land in the occupied West Bank. The decision to "expropriate" the land south of Bethlehem is believed to be the largest seizure by Israel of land owned by Palestinians in 30 years. Show More Summary
Butchering Gaza was not enough. As punishment for the kidnapping and killing of three Israelis, Israel's Civil Administration in the West Bank has decided to take a large amount of Palestinian land for a new settlement to be called Gvaot. Show More Summary
The British government on Monday said it "deplores" a decision by Israel to claim a large swath of privately owned Palestinian land near Bethlehem. Israel's decision to expropriate almost 1,000 acres in the West Bank, first announced...Show More Summary
Imagine if you were sitting in your home right now when you suddenly heard on the radio that the house you were sitting in had been "appropriated" by someone else. Just like that, a knock on the door and an order to get the hell out, because your property now belonged to someone else who wanted to live there. Show More Summary
Turkey’s new prime minister said on Monday he would pursue strong economic growth and EU ambitions, while in the Middle East he saw no hope of “normalising” ties with Israel unless it ended a blockade of the Gaza strip. Ahmet Davutoglu...Show More Summary
This morning's key headlines from GenerationalDynamics.com Ukrainian naval vessel attack from shore by anti-government militias Pakistan's army issues a veiled threat to politicians Israel infuriates Palestinians by claiming West Bank...Show More Summary
Longtime Washington Post columnist Richard Cohen has a book coming out in two weeks called Israel: Is It Good for the Jews? a question that Cohen answers in the affirmative. From his publisher, Simon and Schuster: A very personal journey through Jewish history (and Cohen’s own), and a passionate defense of Israel’s legitimacy.Richard Cohen’s book is
The US has called Israel's seizure of 1000 acres on the West Bank for yet another settlement "unproductive." Another feckless complaint
Israel is being rebuked for the United States for what an anti-settlement group is calling the largest land grab in 30 years. Some 400 hectares (988 acres) in the Etzion Jewish settlement bloc near Bethlehem were declared “state land, on the instructions of the political echelon” by the military-run Civil Administration. We urge the government [...]
Even simple kindness isn’t simple in the Middle East. A Gaza teenager’s cancer is in remission thanks to treatment at a Tel Aviv hospital, but his homeland is dying.
Israel now has a border with al-Qaida!
By Jeffrey Heller JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel announced on Sunday a land appropriation in the occupied West Bank that an anti-settlement group termed the biggest in 30 years, drawing Palestinian condemnation and a U.S. Some 400 hectares...Show More Summary
Decision reportedly taken after the June abduction and killing of three Israeli teenagers
Good morning! Here's what people will about on Monday, also Labor Day in the United States. 1. In response to the killing of three Jewish teens in June, Israel said it has plans to takeover nearly 1,000 acres of land in the Palestinian-occupied West Bank. The move is believed to be the "largest seizure by Israel in 30 years," the BBC said. 2. Show More Summary
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