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A Blessing in Disguise? The Trump Presidency May be Better for Palestine

So how could Trump as president benefit Palestinians in any way? Simply put: clarity. And end to Washingtonian doublespeak would be good for Palestine. The article A Blessing in Disguise? The Trump Presidency May be Better for Palestine was originally published at Foreign Policy Journal. Source: Foreign Policy Journal A Blessing in Disguise? The Trump…

Clashes Erupt After Israeli Solider Is Convicted Of Manslaughter For Executing Wounded Palestinian Assailant

In 2016, the international community was outraged when a video clip recording showed a young Israeli soldier, Sargeant Elor Azaria, executing at point blank range a Palestinian assailant who lay wounded and motionless on the ground, after he stabbed another Israeli soldier in the occupied West Bank. Azaria was an army medic serving in the…

Bolton: Cut Aid To All Who Voted Against Israel In UN Resolution

Picked by President-elect Donald Trump to be a key figure in the US State Department John Bolton is calling on the US to impose harsh cuts in US aid to “retaliate” against all 14 nations which voted in favor of the UN Security Council resolution critical of Israel’s settlement expansion. Bolton suggested this as leverage…

An Israeli border police officer stands as Palestinian women wait to cross the Qalandia checkpoint between the West Bank city of Ramallah and Jerusalem, June 17, 2015. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed) AUSTIN, Texas — Though best known for their computers and computer peripherals like printers, companies under the Hewlett-Packard umbrella are engaged in another profitable, and…

Israel is looking forward to the election of Donald Trump as the next president of the United States as it may allow resumption of illegal settlement building in East Jerusalem. Donald Trump’s victory in the US presidential election may spark a building boom in East Jerusalem as Israeli authorities consider starting a wave of illegal…

 A Palestinian farmer looks at Israeli army soldiers after he planted an olive trees near the West Bank town of Tubas in the Jordan valley, during a protest against the closure of land to Palestinians by the army and Jewish settlers, Tuesday, April 8, 2014. (AP/Mohammed Ballas) AUSTIN, Texas — PayPal is one of the…

Abby Zimet, staff writerMarking the 28th anniversary of Palestinian Independence Day, the Israeli indie punk group MALOX this week released a stunning music video for their song "Gaza Trip" featuring a parkour troupe soaring through a still-ravaged Gaza, where for many young men the sport offers a rare sense of liberation. Arguing "it is part…