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Daily Archives: April 9, 2015

NEW ISRAEL GOVERNMENT POLICY GUIDELINES: AN OPPORTUNITY TO MAKE DEMANDS ON THE PLO, THE...

​Between April 12 and April 30, 2015 a new Israeli government will adopt new policy guidelines for the new governing coalition. Besides Iran, the new Israeli government must cope with following challenges of the...
A mural depicts Marwan Barghouti at the Israeli Qalandiya checkpoint, between Jerusalem and Ramallah on July 25, 2014 (AFP/File Jaafar Ashtiyeh)

Palestinian prisoner obtains MA degree in Israeli studies

JERUSALEM (Ma'an) -- On the 13th anniversary of his detention by Israeli forces, Palestinian prisoner Maslama Thabet has obtained his Master's degree in Israeli Studies from the al-Quds Open University in Abu Dis. The Thabet...

Why the Palestinian treasury is empty – 4 questions

The Palestinian Economy Minister has resigned. The economy itself is reaching yet another crisis point, ostensibly because Israel has withheld nearly US$ 0.5 billion in excise taxes that it collected on behalf of Ramallah. Read...

Why the ICC Won’t Investigate Violence in Palestine Any Time Soon

I want to start with a prediction, one I’ve made before and still subscribe to: the International Criminal Court will never open a formal investigation into the situation in Palestine. People of all political persuasions...