The False “Nakba” Narrative

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: The term “Nakba,” originally coined to describe the magnitude of the self-inflicted Palestinian and Arab defeat in the 1948 war, has become in recent decades a synonym for Palestinian victimhood, with failed...

US Draft Resolution Seeks To Restore Humanitarian Aid To West Bank, Gaza – Democrats

[This is a sign f the times. No commentary needed- David Bedein} WASHINGTON (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 17th April, 2019) A newly introduced draft resolution seeks to restore US humanitarian aid to Palestinians...

Israel’s rights to the Golan Heights

The Golan Heights is a basaltic plateau region in the far northeast of Israel. Its average altitude is 900 m (3,000 ft.) above sea level.  At the north of the Heights is Mount Hermon,...

Will Trump’s ‘deal of the century’ lead to change?

Since the 1993 Oslo accords there have been many attempts to solve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The last occurred in March 2014, when the Barack Obama administration’s suggested “peace framework” (the Kerry initiative) failed to...

News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (April 3– April 8, 2019)

This past week events focused on the Friday return march, attended by about 10,000 Palestinians. The level of violence demonstrated was relatively low, similar to the previous week's march (held on the anniversary of...

The 6th Palestinian BDS Campaign Conference, Held in al-Bireh: The decisions and their significance

The Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC) held its sixth conference in al-Bireh (Ramallah) on March 16, 2019. Present were Palestinian BDS campaign activists; representatives from the PLO, Fatah and the National Initiative Movement (a leftist...

Is Hamas Planning Clashes in the West Bank, Too?

March 30, 2019, may be a watershed in Hamas strategy – shifting the pressures on Israel and the Palestinian Authority from Gaza to the West Bank. Sources in Ramallah report that the Palestinian Authority’s security...

Judgment Day – Yom Ha’din

From the High Holyday liturgy: “who shall be exalted and who shall be brought low.” Round number one in the battle of the BB’s (Benny v Bibi) has ended. The people have decided and now we wait...

Former US State Dept official, now a lobbyist for UNRWA, writes a tendentious ...

Elizabeth Campbell directs the UNRWA lobby in Washington, D.C. Prior to joining forces with UNRWA, Campbell acted as the "humanitarian policy adviser" in the Bureau of International Organization Affairs in the Department of State, where...

The 6th Palestinian BDS Campaign Conference, Held in al-Bireh: The decisions and their significance

The Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC) held its sixth conference in al-Bireh (Ramallah) on March 16, 2019. 1 Present were Palestinian BDS campaign activists; representatives from the PLO, Fatah and the National Initiative Movement (a...