by Dr. Sarah Marusek | reposted from the Middle East Monitor US Secretary of State John Kerry is proposing for the Palestinians to establish the capital of a future Palestinian state in Beit Hanina instead of all of occupied East Jerusalem, which Israel captured in the 1967 war, Palestinian Al-Quds newspaper reported on Wednesday.
reposted from Ma’an News JERUSALEM (Ma’an) — Israeli forces and civil administration officers issued demolition and eviction orders to 40 Palestinian families in East Jerusalem late Sunday.
by Ben Lynfield | reposted from The Independent Fears are growing in Israel that recent divestment steps by individual European firms could mushroom into a trend that harms the Jewish state’s economy – and ends up pinching the pocket of the Israeli consumer. The steps from firms within the European Union – which is Israel’s…
reposted from Al Jazeera Palestinian fighters replace Jabhat al-Nusra rebel group in a bid to alleviate suffering in Palestinian Yarmouk. Crowds of potential recipients of aid waiting to be allowed to proceed across the frontline in Yarmouk area of Damascus to join the queue at the distribution area on Rama Street. (Photo: UNRWA/file)
America’s Tax Day (tax filing deadline) is April 15, 2014. The People’s Committees of Palestine on behalf of the Palestinian people call on US tax-payers to join in and/or plan mass demonstrations across the United States and call on the freemen and activists around the world to demonstrate at U.S. Embassies in their own countries.
by FRANKLIN LAMB Yarmouk Palestinian camp, Damascus As of 2/6/14 it’s been seven days since the first humanitarian aid, generally in the form of 56 lb. food parcels packed by UNWRA, the World Food Program, the ICRC or European aid organizations have been able to enter Yarmouk Palestinian refugee camp following half a dozen aborted…
By Elena Popina | reposted from BloombergBusinessweek SodaStream International Ltd., the Israeli maker of home soda machines with a factory in the West Bank, sank to the lowest since 2012 in New York amid growing criticism for businesses operating in a territory that Palestinians seek for an independent state.