When US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in the Middle East last week, for meetings with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, the senior diplomat had one clear stated goal: to restore ‘ 712 more words
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Shootings by Israeli forces and settler in West Bank city and East Jerusalem leave three people dead, including a girl.
By Khaldoun Barghouti
Occupied West Bank
It’s not the smell of the Dawabshe’s burned house that will remind the visitors of what happened 40 days ago, neither will the walls of it’s original colours, which disappeared under a thick, black layer that will remind the 4-year-Ahmad of what happened to his family. 504 more words
Recently in Haaretz, in a piece called “An Orgy of Violence and Closed Cases,” the indispensable Amira Hass called on the Israeli authorities to prove that their espoused shock over the recent Duma attack were not just “crocodile tears” by reopening investigations of old cases of violent settler attacks against Palestinians throughout the West Bank. 122 more words