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Tuesday, July 27, 2021



An opening in West Asia

July 25, 2021 3:06 pm

New governments in Israel, Iran may provide room for negotiation for Palestinians.

Palestinians say teen killed by Israeli gunfire in West Bank

July 24, 2021 12:17 pm

The violence erupted at a protest against Israeli settlements near the city of Ramallah.

Explained: Why Ben and Jerry's will not sell its products in occupied Palestine territories

July 24, 2021 9:15 am

Ben and Jerry's has said it will not sell its products in Israel-occupied Palestinian territories. What is the reason for this? How was the decision been interpreted in Israel?

Israel freezes funds it says aid attackers' families

July 12, 2021 12:41 pm

Israel has long objected to the Palestinian “martyrs fund,” which provides stipends to thousands of families that have had relatives killed, wounded or imprisoned in the conflict with Israel.

Israel levels family home of alleged Palestinian attacker

July 09, 2021 12:50 pm

The case drew attention to Israel's policy of punitive demolitions of the homes of alleged Palestinian attackers.

Israel looks to renew law that keeps out Palestinian spouses

July 05, 2021 9:57 pm

The law creates an array of difficulties for Palestinian families that span the war-drawn and largely invisible frontiers separating Israel from East Jerusalem, the West Bank and Gaza, territories it seized in the 1967 war that the Palestinians want for a future state.

Explained: Why are Palestinians protesting against President Mahmoud Abbas?

June 29, 2021 6:51 am

The Palestinian Authority is one of the last manifestations of the peace process, which has been dormant for more than a decade, and is seen by Israel, the United States and the European Union as a key partner in promoting stability.

Palestinians clash with Israel police at Jerusalem holy site

June 18, 2021 7:27 pm

Young Palestinians could be seen throwing stones at police stationed at an entrance to the compound, who fired stun grenades and rubber-coated bullets.

Palestinian teen shot by Israeli troops in West Bank dies

June 17, 2021 10:37 pm

Earlier on Wednesday the Israeli military shot and killed a Palestinian woman whom it said tried to ram her car into a group of soldiers guarding a West Bank construction site.

Surekha Pillai created an online circle of care and love

June 17, 2021 8:29 am

Amrita Dutta writes: On Twitter, Surekha was a woman who spread a spendthrift joy by inviting us to share the things she loved — poetry, trees, good food


Children among dead as Israeli-Palestinian conflict escalates

May 11, 2021 7:20 pm

Tensions have been escalating since the beginning of Ramadan when Israeli Police started setting up Barricades in the Old City.

Palestinians protest Trump's peace plan

February 08, 2020 11:43 am

The Trump plan, which heavily favors Israel, says the status quo should “continue uninterrupted.”

Palestinian photographer finds second calling as wire sculptor

November 06, 2019 10:47 am

After 14 years as a photographer in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, one Palestinian man Haitham Khateeb has found his second calling through sculpture, telling stories by recycling metal wire into art.

Life at a UN school in Gaza during ceasefire

August 08, 2014 3:14 pm

During the 72 hour ceasefire, displaced Palestinian children at a UN school where they had sought refuge, tried to forget the trauma of war.