Mahmoud Abbas

Exporting repression from Ulster to Palestine

Why have former officers from the Royal Ulster Constabulary been put in charge of an EU police operation in the West Bank?

Leading Israeli lawmaker "trying to start holy war" in East Jerusalem

Moshe Feiglin, deputy speaker of the Knesset, has compared himself to a raped woman after being denied access to al-Aqsa Mosque.

Palestinians “struggling for survival” in Jerusalem

Israel aims to weaken Palestinian prescence in the occupied city to facilitate takeover of al-Aqsa mosque, says resident.

Under cover of reconstruction, UN and PA become enforcers of Israel's Gaza siege

Details given in a confidential briefing reveal how UN and Palestinian Authority will pass private information about Palestinians in devastated Gaza to Israel.

Palestinian statehood

Editorial illustration by Nidal El-Khairy

Who benefits from billions pledged for Gaza reconstruction?

The $5.4 billion raised at Cairo donor conference will not make Gaza a livable place.

Tzipi Livni: Israel shares same “values” as “moderate” Saudi Arabia

Israeli minister looks forward to the day when alliance with Arab dictatorships can be out in the open.

Palestinian Authority arrests two journalists for Facebook posts

Palestinian journalists are stuck between Israel’s brutal occupation and an increasingly repressive Palestinian Authority in the West Bank.

Video: Ali Abunimah on Abbas' UN speech, new Fatah-Hamas deal on Gaza

The so-called international community is using Palestinian civilians in Gaza as hostages in their war against Hamas.

Hundreds of Palestinians killed in Mediterranean were trying to escape hopelessness in Gaza

Khalil Abu Shammala of Al Dameer Association for Human Rights says Palestinians in Gaza are taking desperate, risky measures to live a normal life free of occupation and the Israeli-Egyptian siege.

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