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54 Palestinians died awaiting medical exit permits in 2017

14 February, 2018

Human rights organisations have criticised Israeli restrictions as new figures show 54 Palestinians died in 2017 while awaiting exit permits to leave the Gaza strip for medical treatment.

Palestinians held without trial to boycott Israeli courts: official

13 February, 2018

Israel currently holds around 500 Palestinians under its administrative detention policy, which allows imprisonment without trial for six-month periods, renewable indefinitely.

Gaza hospital halts surgeries amid cleaning staff strike

13 February, 2018

Cleaning staff at a Gaza hospital are striking after months without pay, pushing the health facility into a spiralling crisis as its unsanitary conditions means it can no longer operate

Palestinian Journeys: archiving the struggle and continuing the resistance

13 February, 2018

Documenting Palestinian history since the Ottoman Empire, highlighting Palestine's trademark 'sumoud', or persistence, Palestinian Journeys is a new platform worth exploring.

So, you want to wear a keffiyeh?

13 February, 2018

Comment: To capitalise on the keffiyeh without the knowledge, sensitivity or respect it is due, is inappropriate and offensive, writes Elias Jahshan.

Prominent US actors, writers sign petition urging Tamimi release

13 February, 2018

Dozens of prominent US figures showed their condemnation of Israel's detention and trial of Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi, drawing parallels with Trayvon Martin and prejudices of the US justice system.

White House denies settlement annexation talks with Israel

13 February, 2018

The White House on Monday flatly denied Israeli claims that talks are underway to annex land claimed by Palestinians, in a rare public show of disunity.

Israel poised to bulldoze Palestinian village

13 February, 2018

Israel will bulldoze a fifth of a Palestinian village in the West Bank after legal challenges to the plan fell through.

Netanyahu 'in talks with US' over annexing Israeli settlements

12 February, 2018

Netanyahu said he has been in talks with the Trump administration 'for some time' over a move to annex illegal Israeli settlements in the occupied Palestinian West Bank.

#FreeNuha: Saudis rally online over arrest of pro-Palestine activist

12 February, 2018

Saudis have rallied online to demand that authorities release an activist, who was arrested last month over a video she posted on social media, criticising alleged government ties to Israel.

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