Black Lives Matter calls Jews ‘settlers’ and vows to fight for the ‘liberation of Palestine’

Middle East 05/19/21, 16:53

The Marxist movement used its Twitter account to express 'solidarity' with the Palestinians amid the conflict with Israel and defined its stance against the Jewish people bluntly. https://twitter.com/Blklivesmatter/status/1394289672101064704 Black Lives Matter's declaration of allegiance to Palestine comes as no surprise given that the conflict with Israel and Muslim Arabs has always drawn ...

Israeli air strike destroys 16-story building in Gaza

Middle East 05/14/21, 17:39

Missiles from an Israeli airstrike destroyed the 16-story al-Shorouk tower in the al-Rimal area, west of Gaza City, on the third day of the war with Hamas, reported NY Post. The attack caused the structure of the building to be smashed. A cloud of black smoke appeared with the sound of ...

Unlike Biden, world peace was always present in Trump’s presidency

Middle East 05/14/21, 16:22

In a statement this Tuesday, May 11, Donald Trump condemned Biden for being responsible for the escalating violence between Israel and Palestine. He insisted on the need for the US to support Israel for defending itself against Hamas terrorist attacks. In addition, he highlighted the difference between the current presidency ...

Trump criticizes Biden administration on Tel Aviv rockets attack

U.S. 05/12/21, 18:33

Former President Donald Trump had some harsh words for the Biden administration over the aggravated violence in Tel Aviv, Israel.  On Tuesday, May 11, the second-largest city of Israel got attacked by a shower of A-120 artillery rockets from the Gaza Strip as the Israeli-Palestinian conflict intensified. The missiles were a strike ...

Rep. AOC views on solving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict: ‘It’s not the how to get to that what??’

Middle East 04/09/21, 01:58

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez met with the Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) of New York, which represents more than 50 Jewish groups, last Thursday, April 1. Anti-Semitism, Holocaust education, and the Israeli-Palestinian crisis were all discussed during the Zoom call. The dialogue between Ocasio-Cortez and the JCRC's outgoing CEO Michael Miller was ...

Rejecting taboos, Palestinian businessman welcomes US plan

Politics 05/22/19, 01:44

A Palestinian businessman who flouts political taboos by working with Israeli settlers in the West Bank could soon have a role in President Donald Trump's Middle East peace plan. While Palestinian officials have swiftly rejected next month's planned Mideast conference in Bahrain, Ashraf Jabari says he will be thrilled to attend. Jabari ...

Bahrain defends decision to host White House Mideast meeting

Asia & Pacific 05/21/19, 10:42

Bahrain on Tuesday defended its decision to host a White House-engineered conference to address the Israeli-Palestinian crisis, saying its only objective is to support the "brotherly Palestinian people." The Palestinian Authority has rejected the economic conference planned for next month, which is part of the rollout of the White House's long-awaited ...

Palestinians give cool reception to US peace conference

Asia & Pacific 05/20/19, 01:28

The Palestinians are giving a cool reception to an American plan to hold a conference next month to unveil the first phase of its Mideast peace plan. The White House announced Sunday that it will hold the gathering in Bahrain to discuss large-scale investment in the Palestinian territories. It said the ...

Data shows Israeli settlements boosted after Trump election

Asia & Pacific 05/14/19, 01:14

Israel's government went on a spending binge in its West Bank settlements following the election of President Donald Trump, according to official data obtained by The Associated Press. Both supporters and detractors of the settlement movement have previously referred to a "Trump effect," claiming the president's friendlier approach to the settlements ...

As Israeli group expands, Palestinian houses face demolition

Asia & Pacific 05/03/19, 03:07

For 20 years, Hala Kashour has lived with her husband in what she called "paradise," a bucolic meadow that rolls through a Palestinian neighborhood of east Jerusalem. The coveted pasture, which Israel calls the "Peace Forest," lies in the crosshairs of a long-simmering conflict between the city government and its Palestinian ...

Abbas picks ally as new Palestinian premier

Asia & Pacific 03/10/19, 10:34

The Palestinian president on Sunday chose a longtime adviser, Mohammed Ishtayeh as his new prime minister, a step that deepens the rift with the Gaza Strip's ruling Hamas militant group. The official Wafa news agency made the announcement, saying "President Abbas has given Mohammed Ishtayeh a mandate to form a government." The ...

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