Expert Q&A: Hamas, ISIS, & Netanyahu’s Agenda
Photo Essay: Witness to a War Crime
Expert Q&A: On Israel’s Displacement of the Palestinian Bedouin
50 Days of Death & Destruction: Israel’s “Operation Protective Edge”
Gaza in Crisis
PFLP ‘strongly supports’ Abbas UN move to end occupation Media Roundup
Ma'an News Agency

PFLP ‘strongly supports’ Abbas UN move to end occupation

The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine said Monday that it "strongly supports" President Mahmoud Abbas' decision to submit a resolution to the UN Security Council to end the Israeli occupation. In a statement, the leftist faction also gave a positive assessment of Abbas' speech before the UN General Assembly, in which the President called Israel's recent assault on Gaza "genocidal" and likened Israel's policies toward Palestinians to apartheid.

12 hours ago
When the Fighting Stops Infographics
IMEU

When the Fighting Stops

This infographic offers a breakdown of how Israel's policies – which predate Operation Protective Edge and have been internationally criticized for their systematic human rights abuses – continue to obstruct Palestinians in Gaza from their most basic needs, making their daily lives a struggle.

15 hours ago
Expert Q&A: Hamas, ISIS, & Netanyahu’s Agenda Q&As
IMEU

Expert Q&A: Hamas, ISIS, & Netanyahu’s Agenda

As Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivers a speech to the United Nations General Assembly today, the IMEU offers the following expert Q&A with award-winning Israeli journalist Gideon Levy and Mark Perry, author and expert on Hamas.

20 hours ago
Israeli soldiers Shoot, Injure Farmer along Gaza Borders Media Roundup
Palestinian News & Info Agency - WAFA

Israeli soldiers Shoot, Injure Farmer along Gaza Borders

A Palestinian farmer Sunday was shot and injured by Israeli forces stationed near Gaza Strip's northern borders, said WAFA correspondent. Israeli soldiers stationed at military towers along the borders opened fire toward a Palestinian farmer while he was working on his land, injuring him in the foot. He was transferred to hospital for treatment.

about 2 days ago
Displaced Gazans Still Waiting for Solutions, Brace Themselves for Cold Winter Media Roundup
International Middle East Media Center

Displaced Gazans Still Waiting for Solutions, Brace Themselves for Cold Winter

Palestinians in Gaza who were displaced by Israel's recent military offensive on the region are still waiting for solutions, as winter now approaches. The assault left over 110,000 Palestinians homeless, and the displaced are going from one place to another to find refuge, Ma'an News Agency reports.

about 3 days ago
Palestine submits Eyes of a Thief to Oscars Media Roundup
Melanie Goodfellow, ScreenDaily

Palestine submits Eyes of a Thief to Oscars

The Palestinian Ministry of Culture has submitted Najwa Najjar’s Eyes of a Thief for consideration in the Best Foreign Language Film category of the Academy Awards. The timely drama explores the impact of the Middle East conflict on Palestinian life through the tale of a West Bank man searching for his lost daughter following his release from an Israeli jail.

about 3 days ago
Israeli Arabs slam alleged ploy to get Christians to join army Media Roundup
Jack Khoury, Haaretz

Israeli Arabs slam alleged ploy to get Christians to join army

Several Israeli Arab communities are enraged over a plan by a Christian-Jewish charity to distribute food vouchers to needy families at Christmastime via a controversial organization that encourages Christians to join the Israeli army.

about 3 days ago
Number of administrative detainees highest since 2008 Media Roundup
Ma'an News Agency

Number of administrative detainees highest since 2008

There are now 540 Palestinians being held in administrative detention, the highest number since 2008, a prisoner rights group said Friday. The Ahrar Center for Prisoners Studies said dozens of detainees have been transferred to administrative detention over the past three weeks, while the detention of 70 other prisoners has been extended.

about 3 days ago
Thousands pray in Jerusalem streets due to Aqsa restrictions Media Roundup
Ma'an News Agency

Thousands pray in Jerusalem streets due to Aqsa restrictions

Thousands of Palestinians prayed in the streets around Jerusalem's Old City on Friday as Israel prohibited men under 50 from entering the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound. Israeli forces deployed heavily around East Jerusalem, closing all streets leading to the Old City with iron barriers and police cars. Prayers were held by police barriers in Ras al-Amud, Wadi al-Joz, Saladin Street, and in the alleyways of the Old City.

about 3 days ago