The movie which was lauded as being a step forward in feminism is facing political backlash because Gal Gadot, the actress who plays Wonder Woman, is an ex-soldier in the Israeli Defence Forces and a strong supporter of Israel.
Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner, a real estate magnate with little experience in international diplomacy meets with both Palestinian and Israeli heads of state to start the process.
UN Middle East envoy Nickolay Mladenov said that Israel was violating the resolution passed last year prohibiting it from building new settlements on disputed territory, nixing chances of a two-state solution.
With Narendra Modi visiting Israel soon, we ask ambassador Daniel Carmon about relations with India, the stalled peace process and the building of Israeli settlements on Palestinian land in violation of the Geneva Conventions.
The move came after Israel refused to cover the shortfall in payment by the Palestinian Authority which refused to pay for Hamas controlled enclaves.
The search for a successor to Martin Koble began in February when Guterres proposed former Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad for the job.
“[Israeli occupation] has eroded all sense of decency and humanity and morality from people like me [Jews], who had been persecuted for over 20 centuries.”
“#Occupationis not being able to visit your relatives who live 10 minutes away…without permission from your occupiers.”
Palestinian children are growing up in the shadow of failed negotiations, with futures stifled by systemic discrimination, persistent settlement expansion, blockade and repeated military offensives.
“Leaders may wish to deny this reality, but whether we like it or not, humanity is connected.”
A father of 14 children, Ajameyah studies five hours a day and tries to concentrate despite the attempts of some of his 36 grandchildren to get him to play.
Trump’s West Asia tour has made the prospect of engagement and dialogue very remote. The region needs a strong dose of statesmanship and good sense for peace prospects to be revived.
A lack of opportunity and respect coupled with a high cost of living is forcing the residents of East Jerusalem out of the city.
Israel wants the White House to explain why a US diplomat said the holy Western Wall in Jerusalem’s old city is part of the Israeli-occupied West Bank.
Trump’s expected support of Palestinian “self-determination” suggests that he is open to a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Haniyeh will replace Khaled Meshaal just as Hamas appeared to have softened its stance toward Israel in a new policy document released last week.
The Trump administration is yet to articulate a cohesive strategy for restarting peace talks in the Middle East, leading to scepticism at home and abroad.
Israel, however, does not trust the move and feels that the new Hamas policy document is meant to fool the world into believing they have become moderate.
The activist had confessed to being part of a bombing in Israel that killed two people but had failed to reveal her criminal history in the US as required.
The strike is meant to gain concessions after all means have failed to get them results for fair demands and relief from abuse, torture and negligence.
Such settlements, in territory that Israel captured in the 1967 Middle East war, are deemed illegal by most of the world.
Palestinian officials indicated Abbas would emphasise his concern about Israeli settlement-building on occupied land and the need for a two-state solution to the conflict.
Witness/Kashmir 1986-2016, which features nine Kashmiri photographers from different eras, is about the personal as well as the collective memory of a people and their relation to their homeland.
Why did the Druze come to the Middle East? DNA technology and modern day genetics may offer insight into origins of the esoteric Druze people- a mystery yet unsolved.
The newly appointed US ambassador to the UN’s comments came after Trump said on Wednesday that he was open to ideas beyond a two-state solution.
“I’m looking at two states and one state, and I like the one both parties like,” Trump said. “I can live with either one.”
In his book, Bashir Abu-Manneh sets out to examine how the Palestinian novel has been in conversation with the Palestinian political struggle since 1948.
Israel’s attorney general has said it is unconstitutional and that he will not defend it at the Supreme Court.
Even well-meaning Israelis are guilty of ‘normalising’ the Israeli occupation of Palestine, says Marcy Newman. Not true, says Shulman, Israeli scholar and activist for Palestinian rights, and the organiser of Krishna’s recent concerts.
A Muslim-dominated New Jersey neighbourhood is coming to terms with the shocking immigration imposition by the new US administration.
The announcement is the second such declaration since US President Donald Trump, who has signalled a pro-Israel stance, took office on Friday.
This excerpt from Foot Soldier of the Constitution: A Memoir delves into the activist’s roots, explores how her family shaped her childhood and the role Parsis have played in her life.
Israeli aficionados of Indian classical music have invited T.M. Krishna to perform in Israel and the Palestinian territories.
Donald Trump’s diplomatic ‘choices’ challenge the larger Israel-Palestine peace process that stands vulnerable to permanent disruption.
In a meeting of UN Security Council to be held in Paris, major leaders will caution Trump that a two-state solution between Israelis and Palestinians is the only way forward.
The divergence of democracy and capital will defy reason and politics will become brutal survivalism.
Overall, the impact of UNSC resolution 2334 condemning Israel’s occupation is likely to be greater than it would have been if Tel Aviv had not reacted so petulantly.
In the deadliest Palestinian attack in Jerusalem in months, officer cadets were targeted as they disembarked from a bus in the city.
There is a general consensus that the resolution is only recommendatory since it was passed under Chapter VI of the UN charter, but studying the nature of the resolution proves otherwise.
The Jerusalem municipality is due to act on requests to construct hundreds of new homes for Israelis in areas that Israel captured in 1967 and annexed to the city.