Palestinian teachers in the West Bank on Thursday began a strike demanding that the government pay their delayed salaries in full. The General Union of Palestinian Teachers called on public school teachers across the West Bank to strike after the Palestinian government announced that it would pay the public sector[…]
The Desmond & Leah Tutu Legacy Foundation says Israel’s occupation of Palestinian land continues to defy international law and expanding settlements effectively choke the possibility of a two-state solution. Today marks the United Nations Global Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian people. The foundation says in a statement the liberation[…]
Jordan’s King Abdullah on Sunday met with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, with both leaders expressing high hopes that US President-elect Joe Biden would revive peace talks over a two-state solution to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, officials said. In a palace statement after meeting with Abbas in the Red Sea port of Aqaba,[…]
A newly released report by the Labour Muslim Network (LMN) have revealed that more than half of Muslim members of the Labour party do not trust Keir Starmer to tackle Islamophobia. The report according to The Guardian newspaper shows that the party’s new leadership is losing the trust of minority[…]
The death of a Palestinian teenager early on Sunday morning, allegedly at the hands of Israeli special forces, is sparking outrage and raising questions across the occupied West Bank, as the family of the teen searches for answers. Amer Snobar, 18, from the Nablus-area village of Yatma, was reported dead[…]
The British government will investigate claims that machinery built by UK construction company JCB was used in the demolition of Palestinian homes and construction of illegal Israeli settlements in the occupied Palestinian territories (OPT). The UK National Contact Point (NCP), which is part of UK’s Department of International Trade, acknowledged[…]
A Palestinian prisoner in Israel is now in his 36th year behind bars, the Palestinian Prisoner Society (PPS) has revealed. Muhammad Altus from Jabaa in the Bethlehem governorate in the occupied West Bank, was arrested in 1985 for resisting the Israeli occupation as a member of Fatah. The 65-year-old was[…]
A giant voice within the Cape Muslim community has fallen silent. Dr Anwah Nagia, one of Cape Town’s foremost human rights activists, businessman, philanthropist and a champion of the rights of the poor and disenfranchised. died at the age of 62 years old on Monday. He has spent the past[…]
Zoom, a video conferencing platform, is facing a barrage of criticism online after cancelling a webinar featuring Palestinian activist and former plane hijacker Leila Khaled. The event, titled “Whose Narratives? Gender, Justice and Resistance”, was sponsored by San Francisco State University (SFSU) and set to take place on Wednesday. However,[…]
The United States expects another normalisation deal between Israel and an Arab country to be revealed in the coming days, according to the US ambassador to the UN. Ambassador Kelly Craft, in a televised interview with Al-Arabiya on Wednesday, would not identify the country in question, but said the deal[…]
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