Tagged: Arafat

Shimon Peres: The Peacemaker Who Wasn’t Op-Eds & Analysis
Hanan Ashrawi, The New York Times

Shimon Peres: The Peacemaker Who Wasn’t

RAMALLAH, West Bank — Now that the funeral of Shimon Peres, the former Israeli president and prime minister, is over and the effusive praise of world leaders has subsided, it’s time for a critical look at his legacy. While many remember him as a courageous and tireless advocate for peace...

on October 3, 2016
U.S. Boosts Military Aid to Israel to $3.8 Billion per Year in Largest Package in U.S. History News Roundup
Ben Norton, Salon

U.S. Boosts Military Aid to Israel to $3.8 Billion per Year in Largest Package in U.S. History

The Obama administration is breaking records, boosting military aid to Israel to an unprecedented $3.8 billion per year. Under a new 10-year deal, called the Memorandum of Understanding, the U.S. is providing Israel with $38 billion of military aid from 2019 to 2028.

on September 14, 2016
A decade after Arafat’s death, Palestinians reflect on the leadership that followed him Op-Eds & Analysis
Vice News

A decade after Arafat’s death, Palestinians reflect on the leadership that followed him

When Yasser Arafat died, 10 years ago today, he was the president of the Palestinian Authority, an institution that had already existed for five years longer than intended — and that still exists today. While hardly the legacy with which he is most readily identified, the PA is perhaps the product of Arafat's leadership that has the most ongoing impact on the lives of Palestinians today.

on November 12, 2014
Who owns Jerusalem? News Roundup
Ehab Zahriyeh, Al Jazeera America

Who owns Jerusalem?

The status of Jerusalem remains one of the most vexed – and volatile – sticking points in efforts to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. After occupying the eastern part of the city in the war of June 1967, Israel annexed the territory, and its political leaders proclaimed the city Israel's "eternal, undivided capital."

on October 30, 2014
Oslo Timeline: 20 Years Of Failed US-Led Peace Talks Fact Sheets
IMEU

Oslo Timeline: 20 Years Of Failed US-Led Peace Talks

The IMEU offers the following timeline of major developments in the 20 years since the Oslo Accords were signed.

on September 13, 2013
Who represents the Palestinians officially before the world community? Palestine 101
IMEU

Who represents the Palestinians officially before the world community?

The Palestinians are represented in the international arena by the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), founded in 1964 by the Arab League (the regional organization which now includes 22 Arab states and the PLO).

on December 3, 2005
What is Fatah? Palestine 101
IMEU

What is Fatah?

Photo: Palestinian local elections, West Bank (Ryan Rodrick Beiler/ActiveStills)

on November 23, 2005
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