Israel's inability to crush the Palestinian resistance in Gaza has triggered renewed efforts to end its war. While Britain and France spearhead a European initiative to obtain a UN Security Council resolution, Egypt is making yet another attempt to "mediate" a ceasefire. Whichever way the pendulum swings, Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu must feel encouraged. Israel holds the record for the highest number of Security Council resolutions vetoed in its favour, thanks to the US.
Running out of options
- Dr Daud Abdullah
- 26 August 2014
Meshaal speaks to Anadolu on the state of the resistance, negotiations and regional politics
- Ahmad Al-Masri
- 22 August 2014
The Zionist enemy made two mistakes. First, it led the negotiations, through Egyptian mediators, to a dead-end and aborted all political efforts to reach an agreement, and therefore it must bear the responsibility for its actions. The second mistake is that it violated the ceasefire hours before it ended and lied, once again, to the international community and American administration (just as it had previously deluded them and broke the ceasefire
Forced evictions in Israel-Palestine
- Amelia Smith & Penny Green
- 09 July 2014
This report examines the ongoing role of Israel's systematic and criminal programme of forced evictions in mandate Palestine. Our fieldwork took us from East Jerusalem and Ramallah, to the northern reaches of the Jordan Valley, Yafa [Jaffa] and unrecognized villages near Tel Aviv, to Hebron in the southern West Bank, Bethlehem and into the heart of the Negev where 70,000 desert Palestinian Bedouins are under threat of mass forced displacement.
Liberal Democrats friends of Palestine issue new position paper on Palestine
- Middle East Monitor
- 09 March 2014
On the occasion of their party Spring Conference taking place this weekend, the Liberal Democratic Friends of Palestine (LDFP) have isued a new position paper on Palestine. MEMO has been given permission to publish it, as well as a paper on apartheid practices in the West Bank by George Burnett, a member of the LDFP.
The illusive peace: the legacy of Oslo 20 years on
- Middle East Monitor
- 11 September 2013
In 1993, the Oslo accords launched a transitional process that was supposed to end in May 1999 with a Palestinian state in all of the West Bank, including Jerusalem, and the Gaza Strip. Twenty years on, this transitional period has become a permanent fixture on Palestine's political landscape. All that remains for the proposed Palestinian state is 42 per cent of the West Bank, and even that is fast diminishing due to Israeli settlement expansion.
Notorious massacres of Palestinians between 1937 & 1948
- Middle East Monitor
- 15 May 2013
According to hundreds of Palestinian, Arab, Israeli, and Western sources, both written and oral, Zionist forces committed dozens of massacres against Palestinians during what was called the 1948 "war". Some of these are well-known and have been published while others are not. Below are some of the details of the most notorious massacres committed at the hands of Haganah and its armed wing, the Palmach, as well as the Stern Gang, the Irgun and other Zionist mobs.
Israel denies its Occupation of the Palestinian Territory
- 07 December 2011
The Guardian Weekend Magazine published a map under the title 'Welcome To Northern Israel' depicted a map of Israel encompassing the whole of historic Palestine including the Gaza Strip, the West Bank and East Jerusalem.
As part of Israel's Ministry of Tourism systematic campaign of distorting facts, the misleading map implies that the entire area is Israel and that the Occupied Palestinian Territory including the Gaza Strip, the West Bank and East Jerusalem are part of Israel.
- Day 22 - IOF intensify bombardment and shelling in residential towns and cities
- Rich Wiles on photography, de-colonisation and resistance
- The days of open-ended Palestinian concessions are over
- The girl refugee: Bride business and Palestinian-Syrian mothers on love, education and stateless struggles
- PROFILE: Al-Khudairi's struggle for judiciary independence in Egypt continues
- Oslo's Roots: Kissinger, the PLO, and the Peace Process
- Why are Palestinians voting with their feet in the Israeli elections?
- Does the BBC really believe the death of Palestinians is worth less than rocket damage to an Israeli house?