Peadar Whelan A BELFAST-BASED RUNNER taking part in this years Palestine Marathon aims to highlight the plight of the Palestinian people living under Israeli military occupation. Derry native Ryan Moore, who runs wearing a vest emblazoned with the Palestinian flag, is also raising much-needed funds for the medical charity Medical Aid for Palestinians (MAP)
NEW YORK, February 19, 2015 (WAFA) A top United Nations official warned Wednesday of an increasingly toxic environment in thebesieged Gaza Strip and called on Israel to release Palestinian tax revenues.
Growing anti-Semitism in France is causing Jews in the country to leave “in droves” according to the influential editor of Britain's Jewish Chronicle. Stephen Pollard, the editor of the Jewish newspaper said an exodus had begun, and “every single French Jew I know has either left or is actively working out how to leave”. He added that the situation was “the largest emigration of Jews anywhere …
Gaza City – Thousands of former Hamas employees who have not received a salary in months will likely take to the streets if a solution is not found soon, a Hamas representative has warned. Basem Naeem, a former health minister and prime ministerial adviser, told Al Jazeera that the status quo “cannot continue”, noting the pressure has become too much for many to bear. “To cut the salary of anyone is like cutting his throat,” Naeem said in an interview at his office in Gaza City.
Egypt tightens the Israeli blockade on Gaza Palestinians in the Gaza Strip, who have been struggling under the weight of the Israeli blockade for several years, blame Egypt for the worsening of their situation. Gaza's Arab neighbor Egypt..
MidEast In Depth – Can Hezbollah handle two fronts: ISIS and Israel? Matthew Levitt Fromer-Wexler fellow and director of The Washington Institute's Stein Program on counter-terrorism and intelligence writes an article in the washington post looking at the situation..
The growing tension observed during the last few days in Jerusalem and the political reactions that they triggered reflect a climate of mistrust and persistent political deadlock. The only equal to the suffering endured by the Palestinians is the daily injustice they are subjected to