Category: Palestine

Palestinians: Kerry appeasing Israel over Iran at our expense

A senior Palestinian official said the United States was asking Palestinians to make security concessions in peace talks with Israel in order to silence Israel’s criticism of world power diplomacy over Iran’s nuclear program. The accusations by veteran PLO official Yasser Abed Rabbo, who joined Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in a meeting with U.S. Secretary […]

Al-Qaeda offshoot claims West Bank foothold after killings

An Islamist group linked to al Qaeda has claimed three militants killed in the West Bank by Israeli forces last week as its members, and said this shows it has taken root in the occupied Palestinian territory. Al Qaeda has struggled to build up significant support in the West Bank, analysts say, and the Palestinian […]

Zionist U.S. generals now take action to watch Obama

After one of them called for the “forced resignations” of President Obama and congressional leaders in response to multiple grievances, including the alleged political purge of hundreds of senior military officers, two retired U.S. generals are creating a citizens’ commission to scrutinize Obama administration actions on national security and economic issues. “America’s Provisional Leadership Council” […]

Palestinian officials: Israel only suspect in Arafat death

A world exclusive investigation tells the inside story of the fight for the facts behind Yasser Arafat’s death. Following What Killed Arafat? which led French prosecutors to open a murder inquiry, this documentary follows the struggle to convince the Palestinian Authority to allow an exhumation of Arafat’s body to test for radioactive poison. Al Jazeera’s […]

Israel cancels plans to build 20,000 new settler homes

Benjamin Netanyahu, the Israeli prime minister, has cancelled plans to build 20,000 new settler homes in the West Bank, after US and Palestinian criticism over the project. Mr Netanyahu ordered the Israeli housing minister Uri Ariel “to reconsider all of the steps for evaluating planning potential (of the settler homes) that he distributed without any […]

Lancet medical journal: Arafat poisoned to death

A report by one of the world’s leading medical journals has supported earlier findings that Yasser Arafat, the late leader of the Palestine Liberation Organization, was poisoned to death nearly a decade ago. According to British journal the Lancet, Arafat was poisoned with the radioactive element polonium 210. The journal published a peer review of […]

Israel/Palestine Peace Talks: Hostage Negotiations?

Abby Martin speaks with author and political scientist, Norman Finkelstein, about renewed peace talks between Israel and Palestine, and the key role the US plays as a biased actor favoring the interests of Israel above all else. Related video:

Israel backs new Jewish settlement homes

The Israeli government has approved the construction of nearly 1,200 new homes in Jewish settlements in occupied Palestinian areas. Construction Minister Uri Ariel said they would be built in the West Bank and East Jerusalem to meet the needs of Israeli citizens. It comes three days before peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians are […]

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