Thursday, January 23, 2020

Tag: Gaza

Israel Releases 26 Palestinian Prisoners

Israel has released 26 Palestinian prisoners on the eve of renewed Middle East peace negotiations. According to the New York Times: "Israel released 26 long-serving Palestinian...

How Far Will U.S. Go In Its...

How far will the U.S. and President Obama go in the slavish devotion to Israel? Turning our backs on a treaty and conference pushing a...

Palestine Becomes an Observer State Despite U.S...

In a stinging rebuke of the U.S., an overwhelming majority of the United Nations members voted to make Palestine an "observer" state in the...

U.N. Palestinian Vote: U.S., Israel Look To...

The United States and Israel are scrambling to contain the expected political fallout after failing to head off a vote in the United Nations...

Egypt Denies that U.S. Troops Will Be...

While the international media is all abuzz with reports that Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu only agreed to the truce with Palestinians in Gaza...

Killing at Israel Border Shows Outrage of...

While the ceasefire in Gaza and Israel appears to be holding up, the killing of a Palestinian man by Israeli troops at the border...

Sec of State Clinton Travels to Middle...

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton traveled to the Middle East today to help negotiate an end to the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians...

With Eye on China, Obama Travels East...

With the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan coming to a close and with an eye on China's rise in the East, President Obama is...

Efforts Intensify for Gaza Ceasefire as More...

The stakes have risen for both sides in the conflict between Israel and Hamas in Palestine, as Israel threatens to overrun Palestinians with a...

Gaza Conflict Is Setting for Susan Youssef’s...

Set in contemporary Gaza, Susan Youssef’s debut feature, “Habibi,” puts romance to work in the service of sociopolitical commentary. The film’s age-old conceit of...

Russia Steps into Israel Conflict as Putin...

With the continuing violence in Israel and Gaza bringing the two sides to the brink of an all-out war, Russia stepped into the breach...

Three Israelis Killed As Middle East Conflict...

Israel - A Hamas rocket killed three Israelis north of the Gaza Strip on Thursday, drawing the first blood from the Jewish state as...