Israeli-Palestinian Dialogue Needs Russia’s Backing?

Sputnik-Middle East The Palestinian ambassador to Moscow and the secretary of the Fatah movement’s central committee have spoken to Sputnik about the prospects of settling the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in light of the recent agreement reached between two rivaling Palestinian movements. MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Russia could play an active role in securing a dialogue between Israel and Palestine, the…

Peace in Syria for the Benefit of Israël and Turkey?

Thierry Meyssan Everyone expected that the crisis opposing Saudi Arabia and Qatar would facilitate the resurgence of the Riyadh-Damascus-Cairo axis which had dominated the political life of the Arab world until the « Arab Spring ». Nothing of the sort occurred. Perhaps Prince Mohammad ben Salmane still hopes to win in Yemen, and therefore sees…

The Israeli Occupation’s Antiquities Authority Conducts Archaeological Excavation in Cremisan Valley

State of Palestine Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities February 4, 2016 The Israeli occupation’s Antiquities Authority conducts an archaeological excavation in Cremisan Valley In May, 2015, Israel commenced with the construction of the Annexation Wall in northern Bethlehem Area; namely the area around the Cremisan Valley in Beit-Jala, without taking into consideration the valley’s potential…

Illegal Israeli Settlements and Other Ongoing Crimes

Palestine at the UN Excellency, Israel, the occupying Power, continues with its pursuit of illegal and provocative policies in the Occupied State of Palestine, including East Jerusalem, to the grave detriment of the Palestinian people suffering the oppression of its illegal occupation and the prospects for a peaceful and just solution. Ongoing illegal Israeli policies…

Gaza Peace Agreement May Provide Israel With List of Palestinian Targets

A UN-backed agreement for the reconstruction of Gaza has come under fire by a legal expert who argues that the United Nations is in violation of international law, and may even be indirectly providing the Israeli government with a list of Palestinian targets. Sputnik – Middle East In 2014, Israeli attacks on the Gaza Strip killed…

Palestine After Abbas: The Future of a People at Stake

By Ramzy Baroud Although intended to inspire his Fatah Party followers, a televised speech by Mahmoud Abbas on the 51st Anniversary of the group’s launch highlighted, instead, the unprecedented crisis that continues to wreak havoc on the Palestinian people. Not only did Abbas sound defensive and lacking in any serious or new initiatives, but his…

PLO : “We warn against attempts to shift the Israeli occupation of Palestine from a political conflict into a religious conflict.”

State of Palestine Palestine Liberation Organization Dr. Erekat: “Once again we warn against the continued attempts to shift the Israeli occupation of Palestine from a political conflict into a religious conflict.” The Secretary-General of the PLO, Dr. Saeb Erekat, expressed his appreciation for the Swedish Minister of Foreign Affairs, Margo Wallstrom’s remarks Wednesday regarding clarification…