In a leaked recording released this week, chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat slammed Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas over his handling of negotiations with Israel and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his failure to go to the International Criminal Court. The audio surfaced last week on the site Awraqq, and the Times of Israel posted a […]
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Rashid Khalidi said today that the US opposition to the reunification of Palestinian parties exposes the “farce” that is the peace process. It is in fact a “bring them to the table on their knees process,” and the U.S. rejects a Northern Ireland model– in which George Mitchell negotiated among all parties to the conflict– because […]
The US ambassador to the U.N., Samantha Power testified on the Hill on April 2, and conservatives’ reports have emphasized her statement that it is not in the U.S. interest to defund UN organizations that accept Palestine as a state, despite a new US law calling for that action. Power said the Palestinians should get a […]
The Guardian is reporting that two Palestinian human rights groups, Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) and Al-Haq, have asked the Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Fatou Bensouda, to launch an investigation into the “widespread commission of crimes in Palestine,” and to “confront the temporal and territorial ‘black hole’ in […]
Since Palestine’s UN upgrade two weeks ago, events and rhetoric appear to be on steroids, moving at a swift pace . Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, speaking at a press conference in Ankara with Turkish President Abdullah Gü Wednesday, said he would take legal action against Israel should it make efforts to colonize E1, a portion of […]
This picture of Henry Kissinger, Tony Blair, and Shimon Peres appeared in Haaretz’s coverage of the President’s Conference in Israel last week.
Check out the video with this Haaretz report on the Dubai assassination of a Hamas heavy. Irish Foreign Minister Michael Martin is angry that the identities of three Irish citizens were used by whoever carried out the hit-job. "I’m very angry about it, and I’m very concerned. It’s a very, very serious issue. It puts […]