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Saudi Arabia Denies Entry for More than 600,000 Palestinians, Complicating Hajj Plans

    Saudi Arabia Denies Entry for More than 600,000 Palestinians, Complicating Hajj Plans

AMMAN, JORDAN — Travel agents in Jordan and Palestine have reported that Saudi Arabia is no longer extending entry visas to Palestinian holders of temporary Jordanian passports, effectively banning them from undertaking the Hajj and Umrah pilgrimages. The new restriction is set to affect at least 634,000 Palestinians living in Jordan and occupied East Jerusalem,…

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Spain to Push EU to Recognize Independent Palestinian State

    Spain to Push EU to Recognize Independent Palestinian State

Spain’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Josep Borrell said Thursday that the Spanish government will promote a motion in the European Parliament to recognize Palestine as an independent state. If the move fails, the Pedro Sánchez-led government will consider a Spain-only recognition. Left-wing parties in Spain are reportedly pressuring Spanish Prime Minister Sanchez to recognize the Palestinian…

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Israel Kills Six Palestinians Within 24 Hours in Utter Disregard for Life

    Israel Kills Six Palestinians Within 24 Hours in Utter Disregard for Life

Amnesty International yesterday responded to Israeli forces’ killing of six Palestinians within a 24-hour period by accusing Israeli authorities of demonstrating an “utter disregard for right to life”. The international human rights group warned that “several of these incidents appear to involve deliberate and willful killing of unarmed civilians and may amount to war crimes”,…

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Ahed Tamimi Finally Travels to France Despite Israeli Obstacles

    Ahed Tamimi Finally Travels to France Despite Israeli Obstacles

Ahed Tamimi, the Palestinian resistance icon, traveled to France for a debate on Friday. The young resistance leader was invited by L’Humanité newspaper and the French Communist party, or PCF, to participate in an event organized by Association France Palestine Solidarite. Ahed spoke Sunday at the Fete de L’Humanité (Festival of Humanity) which is organized annually by the PCF and…

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Kim Kardashian Inks Deal as New Face of Israeli Eyewear Co., Triggers BDS Response

  Kim Kardashian Inks Deal as New Face of Israeli Eyewear Co., Triggers BDS Response

TEL AVIV, ISRAEL — American reality-TV star and model Kim Kardashian finalized a deal on Wednesday to serve as the new “face” of the Israeli eyewear company Carolina Lemke as it seeks to enter the U.S. market. Negotiations for Kardashian to appear in an Israeli ad campaign with the company had been in the works…

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D.C.-Based Pro-Israel Group Secretly Ran Misleading Facebook Ads to Target Pro-Palestinian Activist

  D.C.-Based Pro-Israel Group Secretly Ran Misleading Facebook Ads to Target Pro-Palestinian Activist

This story was originally published by ProPublica. In 2016, as Palestinian-American poet Remi Kanazi performed at college campuses around the United States, his appearances seemed to spark student protests. Before his visit to John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York City, a page called “John Jay Students Against Hate” appeared on Facebook with…

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Conflating Anti-Zionism with Anti-Semitism a Dangerous and Useful Ploy for Zionists

  Conflating Anti-Zionism with Anti-Semitism a Dangerous and Useful Ploy for Zionists

JERUSALEM — (Analysis) According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, anti-Semitism is defined as “hostility toward or discrimination against Jews as a religious, ethnic, or racial group.” This is also how anti-Semitism is understood by people in general. However, the state of Israel and Zionist organizations around the world do not want the term to be defined…

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The Deal that Lurks Behind the Calm: US, Israel Seek to Exploit Palestinian Divisions and Create More of Them

  The Deal that Lurks Behind the Calm: US, Israel Seek to Exploit Palestinian Divisions and Create More of Them

OCCUPIED PALESTINE — (Analysis) This article is not written to support one Palestinian group and/or to criticize another. The writer does not condone Palestinian partisanship and factionalism. The writer strongly believes that this is the time for true open-mindedness and objectivity. The problem at hand is bigger and greater than all Palestinian groups when dealt…

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US Shutters Palestine Liberation Organization’s Washington Office

  US Shutters Palestine Liberation Organization’s Washington Office

The US on Monday announced the closure of the Palestine Liberation Organization’s (PLO) Washington diplomatic mission as the Donald Trump administration prepares to roll out its Middle East peace plan, Anadolu reports. The State Department announced the decision, saying “the PLO office in Washington will close at this point.” The office had served as Palestine’s de facto embassy in Washington. The…

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Israeli NGO: Israeli Soldiers, Settlers Conducting “Joint Assaults” on Palestinian Village

  Israeli NGO: Israeli Soldiers, Settlers Conducting “Joint Assaults” on Palestinian Village

TEL AVIV — Israeli human rights organization B’Tselem has provided evidence showing Israeli soldiers joining settlers in a series of attacks targeting the Palestinian village of ‘Urif, near Nablus in the occupied West Bank. The village, home to around 3,600 Palestinians, has been a target of extremist settlers for years given its close proximity to…

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