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Palestinian Leaders Are Rejecting A Peace Plan They Have Never Seen


Kushner to Palestinians: Don’t let your leaders reject a plan they haven’t seen

Senior White House adviser, in region ahead of peace proposal rollout, appeals to Palestinian people in effort to bypass Ramallah’s boycott of administration…

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Prince William To Visit Israel, West Bank

(Amman, Jordan) – Prince William is in Jordan, the first leg of a trip throughout the region. The Duke of Cambridge will then visit both Israel and the occupied West Bank, making the Duke of Cambridge the first British royal to make an official visit to both Israel and the Palestinian territories. 18 more words


"Saeb Erekat claims US wants to separate West Bank from Gaza, 'terminate' UNRWA"

Top Palestinian negotiator accuses Kushner, Greenblatt of seeking to topple PA
by Staff
June 23, 2018

Top Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat on Saturday accused the US peace team of working to topple the Palestinian Authority, as the American envoys wrapped up a visit to the region aimed to push the Trump administration’s peace plan and enlist humanitarian aid for the Gaza Strip… 101 more words

Israel & Middle East

A Watershed Moment in Palestinian History: Interview with Jamal Juma’

By Ida Audeh | CounterPunch | June 22, 2018

For weeks now, Palestinians everywhere have been galvanized by events taking place in the Gaza Strip, the site of weekly (since March 30) mass protests demanding the end of the siege and blockade of Gaza (in place now since 2007) and the right to return to the homes from which they or their elders had been kicked out.

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June 22, 2018 Al-Auja, Khan al-Ahmar - text by David Shulman


Today the shepherds wanted to set out at dawn. In summer, here on the outskirts of Jericho, by 9 or 9:30 in the morning it’s already over 38 degrees (100 Fahrenheit)—too hot even for goats. 1,353 more words


How Bulldozers, Bedouin and Ethnic Cleansing Herald the Death of the Two-State Solution

It takes barely 30 minutes to drive from Jerusalem to the doomed Bedouin community of Khan al-Ahmar, on the main road to Jericho on the West Bank. 1,186 more words


Despite settler arson confession dismissed by Israel, Dawabsheh family persevere

MEMO | June 21, 2018

An Israeli court on Tuesday threw out a confession given by a teenage settler – who cannot be named for legal reasons – in which he admitted his participation in an…

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Ethnic Cleansing, Racism, Zionism