Israel must probe ‘heinous’ settler attack on Palestinian teen -UN Envoy

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Israel must investigate the brutal assault on a Palestinian teen by right-wing Jewish extremists that took place earlier this month, urged United Nations Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Tor Wennesland. “On 17 August, a 15-year-old Palestinian boy … Read More

‘Abbas stabbed Palestinians in the back by meeting with Gantz’

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Palestinian factions on Monday condemned the meeting between Defense Minister Benny Gantz and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas as a “dangerous development” and a “stab in the back” to the Palestinians. Hussein al-Sheikh, head of the PA’s General Authority of … Read More

Bennett’s swap of Palestinian statehood for stability is a mirage

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Does Prime Minister Naftali Bennett imagine he can swap Palestinian statehood for stability in the West Bank and Gaza? If so, he has spent too much time this August under the Middle East sun such that he has begun to … Read More

We must not let Biden divide Jerusalem – opinion

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Amid the coronavirus resurgence and mounting tensions with Hamas in Gaza, an important and highly resonant issue has been largely overlooked of late: the future of Jerusalem as Israel’s undivided capital. Demonstrating remarkable diplomatic naivete, the Biden administration has been … Read More

Tensions high as IDF confronts Gaza border riots

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Thousands of Palestinians rioted along the Gaza border on Wednesday afternoon, with the IDF responding with tear gas and live fire towards Palestinians who neared the border fence. Three Palestinians have reportedly been injured, as of yet. Incendiary and explosive … Read More

IDF ready for more fighting with Hamas in Gaza

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Just three months after Operation Guardian of the Walls, the Israeli military remains prepared for another conflict with the Gaza Strip IDF Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen. Aviv Kohavi said as tensions between the two sides continue to rise. “At the … Read More

Palestinians: Bennett exposed his ‘anti-peace’ policy

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The PA ministry accused Bennett of “disregarding” the Biden administration and international resolutions pertaining to the Israeli-Arab conflict. It also accused him of “sabotaging” Arab and American efforts to “create a positive atmosphere for relaunching meaningful negotiations” between Israel and … Read More

IDF sends reinforcements to Gaza Division ahead of planned demonstration

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The IDF has sent reinforcements to the Gaza Division ahead of additional rallies planned by Palestinians in the Gaza Strip set to take place on Wednesday. The reinforcements will include two units of special forces, an armored company, and snipers. … Read More

Palestinian killed in armed clash with Israeli security forces

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A Palestinian teenager was killed in an armed clash between Palestinians and Israeli security forces in Balata in the West Bank, east of Nablus, on Tuesday, according to Palestinian reports. — شبكة قدس الإخبارية (@qudsn) August 24, 2021 cnxps.cmd.push(function () … Read More

IDF strikes Gaza in response to incendiary balloons – report

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The IDF struck targets in the Gaza Strip on Monday night after 10 fires were sparked by incendiary balloons launched from Gaza, according to Palestinian reports. The balloon launches came as Palestinian factions threatened to continue “popular activities,” including border … Read More

Explosive balloons launched from Gaza – report

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Incendiary balloons were reportedly launched in Gaza on Sunday night, Palestinian media sources reported.IDF soldiers in the area reportedly heard explosions due to balloons as well, according to Walla reporter Amir Bohbot. This comes following a recent escalation between Israel … Read More

Mauritanian chess player quits Junior World Cup to avoid facing Israeli

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A 14-year-old chess player from Mauritania withdrew from the Junior World Cup tournament last week in order to avoid competing against an Israeli player, according to Shehab News Agency and other Middle East media reports. “I decided to retire because … Read More

Hundreds riot along Gaza border, multiple Palestinians injured

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A Palestinian teenager was killed  Saturday night during riots along the border fence by hundreds of Palestinians. According to Gazan media, 17 year-old Husam Shehada Abu Tair was killed in the clashes near the city of Khan Younis in the … Read More

On This Day: Israel, Palestinians finalize, sign Oslo I Accord

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August 20, 2021 marks 28 years since the Oslo I Accord was finalized and signed after multiple rounds of intense secret negotiations, in a bid to advance a lasting peace process for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The agreement was signed by … Read More

Israel’s national failure: Not stopping violent crime in the Arab sector

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Unlike the other 69, Ismael’s murder was front-page news, due to his close alliance with both New Hope leader and Justice Minister Gideon Sa’ar and Education Minister Yifat Shasha-Biton. “A brave and honest leader. Adviser to the education minister; engineer; … Read More

Israel won’t allow Gaza rocket fire, Lapid tells Egyptian intel chief

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Israel “won’t tolerate” Gaza rocket fire against its citizens Foreign Minister Yair Lapid told Egyptian Intelligence head Abbas Kamel when the two men met Thursday in Tel Aviv. Israel has yet to respond to Monday’s rocket fire against its southern … Read More

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