It wasn’t just Netanyahu who didn’t mention ‘a two-state solution’ in his election campaign; none of his main rivals did either. So why do Western politicians and pundits keep mouthing platitudes about it, as if it’s still 1993? Benjamin Netanyahu, leader of the right-wing Likud Party, appears to have secured[…]
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been dragged out of the Ecuadorian Embassy in London where he has spent the last seven years. That’s after Ecuador’s president Moreno withdrew asylum. That’s only a day after WikiLeaks Editor-in-Chief Kristinn Hrafnsson claimed that an extensive spying operation was conducted against Assange in the Ecuadorian[…]
Palestinian leaders reacted with anger to Netanyahu’s vow to annex Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank if he wins another term in office. Saeb Erekat, the chief Palestinian negotiator and a close aide to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, said: “Israel will continue to brazenly violate international law for as[…]
By Anees Teladia Israeli Apartheid Week is the highlight of the year for all supporters of Palestine, as unique emphasis is placed on the Israeli occupation of Palestine. This year, a special guest of Israeli Apartheid Week, Lema Nazeeh has come to South Africa to spread awareness on the Palestinian[…]
JERUSALEM (Ma’an) — The Israeli Civil Administration is expected to approve 1,427 new illegal settlement units, on Sunday, and to announce plans to construct another 3,500 units next week. Haaretz news outlet reported that the Israeli Civil Administration is expected to approve the 1,427 new settlement units across the occupied[…]
The “reports” about the deadly bombing of a Save the Children hospital in Yemen are “awful,” a State Department spokesperson said, urging the Saudi-led coalition to investigate the incident in a “transparent” fashion. The attack on the hospital occurred earlier this week, leaving at least seven people, including children, dead[…]
Anwar Gargash says he expects more contact between Arab countries and Israel via bilateral deals and political visits. A senior official in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has said Arab states made a “very wrong decision” in the past when they had decided to not have formal relations or contact with[…]
A Pentagon official has said that the US will retain the right to carry out a nuclear strike in response to a conventional attack. A ‘no-first-use’ policy would erode US allies’ belief that they are protected, he said. Washington has no plans to reverse its policy of “no first use”[…]
The ongoing crisis in Venezuela has taken a new twist, as Nicolas Maduro’s government barred the US-backed parliament leader Juan Guaido from holding public office for 15 years over irregularities in financial records. The move was announced by state comptroller Elvis Amoroso on Thursday. The 15-year-ban – the longest possible[…]
When Archduke Franz Ferdinand, the heir to the throne of Austro-Hungary, took a wrong turning in Sarajevo in 1914 the world found itself on the road to WW1. With Donald Trump’s self-serving recognition of Israel’s illegal annexation of the Syrian Golan Heights, a similar wrong turn has been taken, and[…]
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