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Barack Obama lifts then crushes Palestinian peace hopes 0

Post Views: 2 Secret papers reveal Palestinian frustration at lack of decisions but Middle East envoy warns against blaming US president Ian Black and Seumas Milne   Barack Obama (right) meets Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu last year. Palestinians were

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Secret papers reveal slow death of Middle East peace process 0

Post Views: 3 • Massive new leak lifts lid on negotiations • PLO offered up key settlements in East Jerusalem• Concessions made on refugees and Holy sites Seumas Milne and Ian Black, Middle East editor The Palestine papers reveal the

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Palestine Papers 0

Post Views: 2 Now we know. Israel had a peace partnerThe classified documents show Palestinians willing to go to extreme lengths and Israel holding a firm line on any peace deal Jonathan Freedland Who will be most damaged by this

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Wikileaks Cables on Israel’s Gaza Onslaught 0

Post Views: 1 A CounterPunch Special Investigation. US was Cheerleader for Massacre CounterPunch has accessed Wikileaks’ file of cables on Israel’s Gaza assault two years ago (Operation Cast Lead, December 27, 2008 through January 18, 2009). Though the cables often  simply rehash

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‘EU diplomats step up opposition to east J’lem building’ 0

Post Views: 2 Consuls General in capital call to be present at demolitions, court proceedings, intervene in arrests; “Attempts to emphasize Jewish identity of city threatens to radicalize the conflict,” ‘Independent’ reports. The European Union stepped up its opposition to

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Gazan youth issue manifesto to vent their anger with all sides in the conflict 0

Post Views: 8 An anonymous group of students has created a document to express their frustration born of Hamas’s violent crackdowns on ‘western decadence’, the destruction wreaked by Israel’s attacks and the political games played by Fatah and the UN

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Va ganando la diplomacia palestina 0

Post Views: 2 El presidente Mahmud Abbas no volverá a las conversaciones si Israel continúa con las colonias. Imagen: AFP GRAN BRETAñA ELEVA EL ESTATUS DE LA REPRESENTACION PALESTINA Israel ve con preocupación que sus vecinos sumen apoyos en la

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Cuento de Navidad María y José en Palestina 2010 0

Post Views: 5 Los tiempos corrían duros para José y María. La burbuja inmobiliaria había explotado. El desempleo se había disparado entre los trabajadores de la construcción. No había forma de encontrar trabajo, ni siquiera para un hábil carpintero. Sin

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Tony Blair: Israel must reassure Palestinians that statehood is possible 0

Post Views: 0 Quartet representative calls on Israel to ‘lift weight of occupation’ to aid peace process, during interview with the Guardian Chris McGreal in Washington Tony Blair said he did not agree with the blockade on Gaza and failing

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Israel halts ‘dialogue’ with UK over war crimes law 0

Post Views: 1 Israel is postponing “strategic dialogue” with Britain over defence and security issues, an Israeli Foreign Ministry spokesman has said. The move is a protest over attempts to use British law to prosecute visiting Israeli officials, the spokesman

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