Palestinians cool off in hand-built hillside pool

Father builds hill-side pool with the help of his neighbors just in time for summer 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 on Twitter: … Read more Palestinians cool off in hand-built hillside pool

Young Gazans debut recycled cloth bags

Young Palestinians say no to plastic bags by making recycled cloth totes. 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 on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Reuters Follow Reuters … Read more Young Gazans debut recycled cloth bags

Why does Israel want to annex the West Bank? | Start Here

Israel has occupied the West Bank for decades. But now Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu wants to take even more control through annexation. So how will this change things for Palestinians? Why is this happening now? And what does the US presidential election have to do with it? Start Here puts the pieces together. Subscribe to … Read more Why does Israel want to annex the West Bank? | Start Here

CrossTalk | QUARANTINE EDITION | Bibi’s Annexation

Unilateral annexation of occupied territory is illegal under international law. But this is exactly what Israel intends to do when it comes to the West Bank. On this edition of the program we discuss why Israel is doing this, the international reaction, and the fate of the Palestinians. CrossTalking with Ramzy Baroud & Gideon Levy. … Read more CrossTalk | QUARANTINE EDITION | Bibi’s Annexation

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’

Middle East deadlock: ‘Palestinians don’t want to legitimise Trump’

“The problem here goes back to 2017. Once the #Trump administration moved this embassy to #Jerusalem, the #Palestinians boycotted the administration. There are no talks officially between the Trump administration and the Palestinians. The Palestinians think the US is illegitimate. That’s how they see this administration. There’s no doubt that if the Palestinians wanted to … Read more Middle East deadlock: ‘Palestinians don’t want to legitimise Trump’

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?

Special edition: Israel’s contentious annexation plan for the West bank

In this edition, we’re focusing our entire programme on Israel’s planned annexation of settlements in the West Bank. The term ‘annexation’ is used when a state unilaterally incorporates another territory within its borders. Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has called these zones “an integral part of the historic Jewish homeland.” Palestinians say the plan is an “existential … Read more Special edition: Israel’s contentious annexation plan for the West bank

Analyst: Netanyahu wants to move ahead in case Trump loses re-election

Israel is set to move ahead with annexation plans in the occupied West Bank in two days – in line with U.S. President Donald Trump’s “Middle East plan.” Why is there a rush to do so? The international community has opposed the annexation, which could lead to EU sanctions and an end to Netanyahu’s coalition … Read more Analyst: Netanyahu wants to move ahead in case Trump loses re-election

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

Angela Davis: ‘Racism is embedded in the fabric of this country’ | The Bottom Line

Activist and scholar Angela Davis knows a thing or two about standing up to the establishment. In the 1970s, she was a household name around the world, as she became the third woman in US history to make the “Most Wanted” list and was sent to jail for more than a year for her connections … Read more Angela Davis: ‘Racism is embedded in the fabric of this country’ | The Bottom Line

Humanitarian assistance to syrians & other topics – Daily Briefing (24 June 2020)

Noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Highlights: – Middle East – Syria – Sudan – DR Congo – Central African Republic – Ceasefire – Green Energy – Senior Personnel Appointments – UN Charter – Financial Contributions MIDDLE EAST The Security Council this morning held an open videoconference on the Middle East.  The … Read more Humanitarian assistance to syrians & other topics – Daily Briefing (24 June 2020)

“I urge Israeli and Palestinian leaders to commit to meaningful dialogue” – UN Chief

Remarks by António Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question, during the Security Council Open VTC. “I address you today with a deep sense of concern over the evolving situation in Israel and Palestine. We are at a watershed moment. Israel’s threat to annex parts … Read more “I urge Israeli and Palestinian leaders to commit to meaningful dialogue” – UN Chief

TRUMP, ISRAEL & PALESTINE | Why is the “DEAL OF THE CENTURY” A FAILURE? – VisualPolitik EN

For decades, Israelis and Palestinians have accumulated more than enough reasons for… “fighting.” And now we have to add a new one. The so-called “Deal of the Century”. The Trump Administration’s plan to supposedly achieve peace between Israel and Palestine, and we say supposedly because everything indicates that for now, what Trump is doing is … Read more TRUMP, ISRAEL & PALESTINE | Why is the “DEAL OF THE CENTURY” A FAILURE? – VisualPolitik EN