How can Lebanon survive this latest catastrophe? | ITV News

Beirut, once known as the Paris of the Middle East, once again looks like a war zone after Monday’s blast that destroyed the city’s port and much of the surrounding area. The United Nations says the world now needs to help the Lebanese people who have for years helped Palestinian and Syrian refugees. The has … Read more How can Lebanon survive this latest catastrophe? | ITV News

International Conference on the Question of Jerusalem

Join LIVE the UN Palestinian Rights Committee, in collaboration with the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) for the International Conference on the Question of Jerusalem on “Annexation in Practice – Palestinian Lives in Jerusalem”. The speakers – Ms. Maha Abdallah (Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies, Jerusalem), Ms. Hagit Ofran (Peace Now, Jerusalem), Mr. Osamah … Read more International Conference on the Question of Jerusalem

Israel-Palestine: Breakdown in cooperation over COVID, putting lives at risk – Security Council

UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Nickolay Mladenov said the unfolding dynamics of the Israeli- Palestinian conflict have “further exposed the unsustainability of the occupation and the need to update agreements that define the relationship between the two sides in the interest of peace.” Briefing a virtual meeting of the Security Council … Read more Israel-Palestine: Breakdown in cooperation over COVID, putting lives at risk – Security Council

Israel should abandon plans to annex the West Bank & other topics – Daily Briefing (21 July 2020)

Noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. – Middle East – Central African Republic – COVID-19/Chad – Bangladesh/Floods – Forest – UN Chamber Music Society Event MIDDLE EAST In a video briefing to the Security Council this morning, the UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, Nickolay Mladenov, said that, in … Read more Israel should abandon plans to annex the West Bank & other topics – Daily Briefing (21 July 2020)

Ghassan Kanafani and the era of revolutionary Palestinian media | The Listening Post (Feature)

Some of the biggest names in the world of literature – Dickens, Hemingway, Garcia Marquez – got their start in journalism. Their reporting tends to be forgotten; their prose is what lives on. Ghassan Kanafani is a name you can add to that list. Kanafani was a Palestinian writer who, through books like Men in … Read more Ghassan Kanafani and the era of revolutionary Palestinian media | The Listening Post (Feature)

Polarised and Partisan: Polish Media and Presidential Election | The Listening Post (Full)

Polish voters have re-elected President Andrzej Duda to another term in office and the state broadcaster Telewijza Polska (TVP) was instrumental in his media campaign. To many Poles, TVP could just as well be Telewizja Propaganda – the channel backed Duda to the hilt, and helped him scrape through with a 51 percent victory. Privately … Read more Polarised and Partisan: Polish Media and Presidential Election | The Listening Post (Full)

Living in the shadow of Israel’s annexation plans

Palestinian shepherds fear losing their livelihoods if Israel goes ahead with plans to annex the Jordan Valley. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. Get the latest news on: http://reuters.com/ Follow Reuters on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Reuters Follow Reuters … Read more Living in the shadow of Israel’s annexation plans

Training kicks off again for young Gaza amputees

Young amputee Palestinian soccer players were back on the field in Gaza for the first time since coronavirus restrictions were eased in the territory. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. Get the latest news on: http://reuters.com/ … Read more Training kicks off again for young Gaza amputees

East Jerusalem: Israel accused of ploy to increase control

An Israeli municipal government is planning to turn an industrial neighbourhood in occupied East Jerusalem into a technology hub. But opponents say the project is another attempt to illegally solidify Israeli control over occupied Palestinian land. Al Jazeera’s Harry Fawcett reports. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – Find … Read more East Jerusalem: Israel accused of ploy to increase control

Israel’s plan to annex part of West Bank is on hold

Israel has postponed its planned annexation of parts of The West Bank. The annexation of the Jordan Valley, which would surround Palestinian-controlled territories, was proposed by PM Netanyahu back in 2019, and received support from Trump. Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us on VK … Read more Israel’s plan to annex part of West Bank is on hold

Fatah and Hamas Unite Against Netanyahu’s West Bank Annexation Plans

Hamas and Fatah on Thursday used a joint news conference to announce that they were united in their opposition to Israel’s plan to annex parts of the West Bank and declared that they would resist the move with “all kinds of struggle”. Speaking from the West Bank city of Ramallah, Jibril Rajoub, the Secretary of … Read more Fatah and Hamas Unite Against Netanyahu’s West Bank Annexation Plans

Middle East deadlock: ‘Palestinians are against unilateral annexation’

“It’s so paternalistic. It’s so #colonial, it’s so racist that the #Israelis and the #Americans want to decide the future. Now, there has to be some reference point. You cannot write the Trump plan in Tel Aviv and have it read in Washington and say ‘Why don’t you accept it’. Let’s accept something that we … Read more Middle East deadlock: ‘Palestinians are against unilateral annexation’

Trump’s peace plan: A blueprint for more Middle East conflict?

Israel is seriously examining the plan named Peace to Prosperity, US President Trump’s vision for the Middle East, which was formally unveiled in Washington in January in the presence of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Notably absent, the Palestinians, whose input was not sought for the proposal. There are so many reasons why Netanyahu is happy with … Read more Trump’s peace plan: A blueprint for more Middle East conflict?

Will West Bank annexation trigger turmoil? | Inside Story

The West Bank and East Jerusalem are at the heart of any future Palestinian state. But, occupied by Israeli forces since 1967 and now threatened by annexation, Palestinian dreams of their own homeland look increasingly impossible. Israel’s Prime Minister wants to declare sovereignty over illegal settlements, both in the west bank and the Jordan valley. … Read more Will West Bank annexation trigger turmoil? | Inside Story

ICC to launch investigation into war crimes by Israel

The International Criminal Court’s prosecutor is expected to launch an investigation into potential war crimes committed by Israelis. The court’s pre-trial chamber is looking at what jurisdiction it has over illegally occupied Palestinian territory. Palestinians have long called for the ICC to begin examining cases. Al Jazeera’s Nida Ibrahim spoke to a family whose son … Read more ICC to launch investigation into war crimes by Israel