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#Israel, #Palestinian Authority sign important water agreement for #WestBank and #Gaza

I welcome the signature of an agreement to renew the activity of the Israeli – Palestinian Joint Water Committee to improve the water infrastructure and supply in the occupied West Bank and Gaza. 97 more words

Palestine

Stop glossing over the siege in Gaza and call it what it is: Genocide

Stop glossing over the siege in Gaza and call it what it is: Genocide

Nada Elia — Middle East Eye

As accustomed as I am to the offensiveness of the mainstream media coverage of Palestine’s suffering, I still have to stop and do a double take every now and then. 1,280 more words

Palestine

Palestine: An Overview (Part 2, Hamas)

In 1987, (before the Oslo accord and the PNA existed) on the 8th of December and in the Jabalya refugee camp, an IDF truck killed 4 Palestinian civilians in a collision. 731 more words

Fatah

The Kerry Speech Illustrates Our Political Dysfunction: Hard Truths Too Late, But Not The Whole Truth

(Editor’s Note: This post originally appeared in the Huffington Post on December 30, 2016 at http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/the-kerry-speech-illustrates-our-political-dysfunction_us_58668306e4b014e7c72ee0cf.)

In his UN Security Council speech earlier this week, Secretary of State John Kerry finally delivered some… 1,705 more words

Palestine Statehood

Hear O Israel these parting truths — John Kerry

(Editor’s Note: This post originally appeared in Mondoweiss on December 28, 2016 at http://mondoweiss.net/2016/12/israel-parting-truths/.)

The most disturbing thing about the landmark speech that Secretary of State John Kerry just delivered is that the American political system is so dysfunctional that the truth could be spoken only after – not before – a national election, in the short period between the end of one Administration and the beginning of another. 993 more words

Palestine Statehood

Israel’s War on Gaza: American Jews Must Speak Out

(Editor’s Note: This post originally appeared in the Huffington Post on August 1, 2014 at http://www.huffingtonpost.com/bob-herbst/israels-rain-of-terror-on_b_5642396.html.)

I know how tough this is, but at some point, we have to overcome our tribal loyalties and speak out. 845 more words

Palestine Statehood