Geneva (AFP) – Israel defended its record before the UN Human Rights Council Tuesday, marking an end to its 18-month boycott of the body over scrutiny of the situation in the occupied Palestinian territories.
Media Blackout: Israel, Hamas ban rival journos to report from Gaza Israel has closed off the main supply route into Gaza, in response to recent rocket fire from the strip – the first since November's conflict. And as tensions rise, some journalists in the region are finding their work and at times, livelihoods, affected by the ongoing stand-off. RT's Paula Slier investigates how those trying to spread light on the situation, are coming under pressure, from both sides of the divide
The Independent Permanent Human Rights Commission (IPHRC) concluded a two-day working group meeting Sunday at the headquarters of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in preparation for its third session to be held in Saudi Arabia in February. The group meeting was chaired by Siti Ruhaini Dzuhayatin of Indonesia
PARIS, May 31, 2012 (WAFA) – The United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) hosted on Wednesday at its Paris headquarters a two-day international meeting on the situation in the Israeli-occupied Palestinian territories, according to a UNESCO statement.
As I write, I have no further word on the situation at Givat Ha'Ulpana. Time is short, and I am mindful that all of the words from nationalist members of the government and the Knesset might end up being no more than words, …
Published: March. 23, 2012 at 12:18 PM NABLUS, West Bank, March 23 (UPI) — Twenty-two Palestinian prisoners being held by Israeli forces have gone on hunger strikes to protest their detention, officials said.
LONDON (Reuters) – The Obama administration is increasingly anxious about Israeli leaders' provocative public comments on Iran's nuclear program but does not have hard proof that it will strike Iran in the next few months, U.S. and European officials said. The U.S.