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DFLP criticises continuous PA security cooperation with Israel

Middle East Monitor  /  October 22, 2019 The Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine (DFLP) has criticised the continuous security cooperation between the Palestinian Authority (PA) and Israeli occupation, a statement said yesterday. The DFLP wondered about the “feasibility” of the security cooperation in light of the Israeli aggression on...

Vital medicines run out in Gaza

Yousef M. Aljamal The Electronic Intifada  /  October 16, 2019 Shaaban is a 10-year-old child with autism. He requires assistance with his education, as well as medical treatment that costs up to $900 per month. Without his medicine, he can begin to scream, has difficulty sleeping at night and sometimes even loses...

Some 5,000 settlers storm Al-Aqsa Mosque during Sukkot

The Union of Temple Mount Organisation called for its fans to increase their raids of Al-Aqsa Mosque during the Jewish holidays Middle East Monitor  /  October 19, 2019 For the third consecutive day, around 2,473 settlers stormed Al-Aqsa Mosque and performed Talmudic rituals during the Jewish holiday of Sukkot, Arab48.com reported on Friday. On Thursday, 816 settlers bombarded the...

Israel likely to bag $1.6 billion in EU science grants

David Cronin The Electronic Intifada  /  October 18, 2019 Israel’s involvement in a major research program run by the European Union has been valued at nearly $1.6 billion – more than enough to buy silence over the plight of the Palestinians. Using the term “values” at regular intervals appears to be mandatory...

Empowering women as sustainable energy leaders in Palestine

In a region where the majority have unmet energy needs, this project is bringing power to the people. Mariam Barghouti Open Democracy  /  October 8, 2019 In an office just a few minutes away from the city centre in Ramallah, Dr. Ayman Rabi scurries to submit a report on the latest efforts...

UK cyclist’s 240 km West Bank riding challenge to help Palestinians

"Cycle Palestine for Medical Aid for Palestinians was the most challenging thing I’ve ever done physically, mentally and emotionally" Suha Shariff Middle East Monitor    /    October 19, 2019 https://videos.files.wordpress.com/zpfRO2Z3/191004_trn_cycle-palestine-overview_cbm_v01-1_hd.mp4 Cycle Palestine for Medical Aid for Palestinians was the most challenging thing I’ve ever done physically, mentally and emotionally. It was a life changing...

‘The most vegan army in the world’: How Israel co-opts veganism to justify Palestinian...

Sara Doyel Mondoweiss    /    September 9, 2019 Gleaming produce spills out of market baskets. An outstretched palm offers fresh herbs, an organic farm in the background. A table overflowing with a rainbow of dishes cuts away to a morsel of hot bread diving into a bowl of tahini and olive oil....

Gaza: poverty and unemployment rates at 75 percent

Middle East Monitor  /  October 18, 2019 The Ministry of Social Development in the Gaza Strip said yesterday that the rates of poverty and unemployment in the Gaza Strip reached nearly 75 percent in 2019. In a press release it added that 70 per cent of the population of the Gaza Strip is food insecure. This,...

Partying on ethnically cleansed land

Tamara Nassar The Electronic Intifada    /    October 16, 2019 Palestinians are calling for the boycott of a music festival taking place where Israel plans to ethnically cleanse tens of thousands of Palestinian Bedouins. The InDnegev music festival is scheduled to take place in the Naqab desert in southern Israel from 24 to 26 October. The area is...

The PA is tainting Palestinian resistance

Ramona Wadi Middle East Monitor  /  October 16, 2019 It was only a matter of time before the Palestinian Authority would renege on its word and accept the deducted tax revenues from the Israeli government. After all, the PA is primarily concerned with prolonging its existence, even as it keeps losing any semblance...