Forcing the PA to collapse would harm Israel’s security, a New York court has been told. Read more about Palestinian Authority needed to protect Israeli settlers, says US
Desalination could help Israel to continue evading its obligations under international law. Read more about Israel-backed "solution" could worsen Gaza's water crisis
Palestinians and Jordanians may end up buying back water from Israel, that should rightfully be theirs, at grossly inflated prices. Read more about How “historic” Israel-Jordan water deal leaves Palestinians high and dry
International “aid” after the 1993 Oslo accords helped make Palestinians worse, not better off. What can be done to turn things around? Read more about Where have $23 billion spent on Oslo “peace process” gone?
A chat with the PA’s unelected prime minister had been part of the itinerary for trips organized by the Israel lobby. Read more about Thomas Friedman mourns demise of "Fayyadism"
Gaza municipality uses donkey carts to collect 350 tons of waste daily. Read more about Israel's siege tips Gaza waste management to crisis point
On this week’s podcast, Alaa Tartir of al-Shabaka discusses the role of international donors in the de-development of the Palestinian economy, and what is needed to build Palestinian economic self-sustainability. Read more about Podcast: Alaa Tartir on building a sustainable Palestinian "resistance economy"
A new report by the Palestinian Policy Network, al-Shabaka, takes a deep look at the role that the World Bank and international donors have had in the de-development of the Palestinian economy. Read more about New report deconstructs World Bank's recommendations for Palestinian economy
The economic bubble in the West Bank will burst, and instead of working to remove Israeli restrictions, the Palestinian Authority continues to push for investments in the private sector. Read more about Bubble in aid-dependent West Bank bound to burst, say economists
A civil suit filed by the family of Tristan Anderson, a US activist seriously injured by the Israeli army during a protest, has been delayed due to the revelation of new material evidence. Read more about Tristan Anderson civil suit delayed as new evidence emerges