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Palestinian farmers from villages close to the occupied city of Jenin have been protesting Israeli measures to block their harvest.

The new Tokyo-funded project launched in occupied Nablus is set to provide 2,400 Palestinians (450 households) with electricity.

Ending UNRWA aid doesn't end the right of return

Ahmed Abu Artema

Ending UNRWA aid doesn't end the right of return

Comment: The most sacred of Palestinian rights does not gain its standing from the whims of a US president, but from international law, writes Ahmed Abu Artema

Hamas forced to adapt as Arab solidarity fades

Muhammad Shehada

Hamas forced to adapt as Arab solidarity fades

Comment: After Hamas' 2006 election victory, its leaders discovered Arab support was not as forthcoming as they'd expected, writes Muhammad ...

Israel's planned Bedouin village demolition 'a war crime'

The New Arab

Israel's planned Bedouin village demolition 'a war crime'

EU lawmakers expressed their commitment to opposing the demolition of Khan al-Ahmar, stressing that Israel's destruction of the Palestinian ...

Sahar F. Aziz

Abusing state power to quash Palestinian activism on campus

Comment: Pressuring universities to shut down activism when it challenges Israel's human rights record is turning our institutions into sites of censorship, writes Sahar Aziz.

The New Arab & agencies

US professor declines to endorse student's Israel trip

John Cheney-Lippold initially said his university department pledged an academic boycott against Israel in support of Palestinian rights.

The New Arab

Israel seeking to hold Jewish prayers in Al-Aqsa: Abbas

Mahmoud Abbas warned fellow Palestinian lawmakers on Saturday of 'evidence' of Israeli plans to divide Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa Mosque between Muslim ...

The New Arab & agencies

Israel detains American professor protesting West Bank village demolition

Frank Romano, 66, was detained by Israeli forces with two other Palestinian activists for standing in front of heavy equipment to block the ...

Trump cannot erase the Palestinian right to return

James J. Zogby

Trump cannot erase the Palestinian right to return

Comment: In threatening to take the Palestinian right of return off the table, Trump is aligning himself with some of Israel's worst human ...

The New Arab

Two Palestinians shot dead in Israel-Gaza border clashes: ministry

A 14-year-old was among two people shot dead by Israeli fire in new clashes along the Gaza border on Friday, the health ministry said.

UN report proves Israel's brutal <em>occupation</em> on Palestine: minister

The New Arab

UN report proves Israel's brutal occupation on Palestine: minister

A report by UNCTAD has proven that Israel's occupation in the West Bank and siege on Gaza is stunting Palestinian development, ...

Trump's endgame in Palestine

Mitchell Plitnick

Trump's endgame in Palestine

Comment: Trump's recent decision to defund the UNRWA is part of a broader attempt to destroy the Palestinian national movement, writes Mitchell ...

Palestine support no longer 'political suicide' for US progressives

Dr. Tamara Kharroub

Palestine support no longer 'political suicide' for US progressives

Comment: Democratic candidates have had to temper their message on Palestine, but their success is testament to a shift in the debate, writes ...

Israeli forces demolish protest camp in Palestinian village

The New Arab

Israeli forces demolish protest camp in Palestinian village

Israeli forces have demolished five Palestinian caravans set in Khan al-Ahmar in the early hours of Thursday.

The New Arab & agencies

Gaza situation 'catastrophic' amid deepening aid cuts: UN

"The situation in Gaza is becoming less and less livable," said Isabelle Durant, the deputy head of the United Nations development agency (UNCTAD).

Andrew Leber

Rentier Islamism: Politics and religion in Arab Gulf societies

Book review: Courtney Freer's timely offering provides important new insights into political Islam in the Gulf, and the region's current schism, ...

Usaid Siddiqui

Remember 9/11, but don't forget victims of its wars

Comment: America's response to 9/11 unleashed illegal, ongoing wars and occupation that have killed hundreds of thousands, writes Usaid ...

The New Arab & agencies

Israel music festival rocked by BDS campaign

The BDS movement had called on musicians to shun Israel as a way to press the government to change its treatment of the Palestinians.

I see you, Bashar al-Assad

Omar Sabbour

I see you, Bashar al-Assad

Comment: Assad may have finely tuned his propaganda machine, but history must remember him for what he is; a traitor of the Syrian people, ...

The New Arab

Golan Heights to remain Israeli 'forever', US ambassador says

Netanyahu raised the issue of recognising Israel's annexation of the Golan Heights in his first White House meeting with US President Donald ...

Labour's anti-Semitism controversy protecting Israel from criticism

Kamel Hawwash

Labour's anti-Semitism controversy protecting Israel from criticism

Comment: Palestinian activists must now refocus their campaigning, writes Professor Kamel Hawwash.

Palestine has one of the highest literacy rates globally

Diana Alghoul

Palestine has one of the highest literacy rates globally

Palestine's literacy rates have increased substantially over the past 20 years, despite education becoming increasingly inaccessible for ...

Palestine and UK Labour: What now for solidarity?

Malia Bouattia

Palestine and UK Labour: What now for solidarity?

Comment: The gradual criminalising of Palestinian activism is being countered by grassroots campaigners, writes Malia Bouattia.

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