Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (R) poses with Janna Jihad (L) after giving an award titled "brave heart journalist" to Jihad in Istanbul, Turkey on March 12, 2017. (Anadolu Agency )

10-year-old journalist Janna Jihad honoured with Award in Turkey

“I am very proud that I have managed to deliver Palestine’s message to Turkey and the world,” young Janna said Janna Jihad, a 10-year-old Palestinian girl, who highlights her country’s problems via... Read more »

The Intractable Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Finds a Practical Approach Towards Resolution

Palestine – President Mahmoud Abbas of Palestine met with Mr. Man Hee Lee, Chairman of Heavenly Culture, World Peace, Restoration of Light (HWPL) on 4 December to discuss Chairman Lee’s proposal on... Read more »
Muslims and Jews sharing meal together in Hummus cafe in Israel.

Hummus Restaurant offers discount to Jews and Arabs who dine together

Share Hummus for Peace A restaurant near the coastal city of Netanya in Israel recently started offering 50 percent off each plate of the chickpea paste at tables seating Jews and Arabs... Read more »
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon is to meet Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu today in Jerusalem and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah on Wednesday is a bid to ease tensions in the region. (Heinz-Peter Bader/Reuters)

Ban Ki-moon urges Israel, Palestine for political solution to end violence

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will make a surprise visit to Israel and the Palestinian territories on Tuesday, in a high-profile gambit to bring an end to the month-long wave of violence that... Read more »
Jibril Rajoub shakes hands with Israeli soccer federation president, Ofer Eini

Did Israel buy its way out of FIFA suspension?

By Richard Silverstein You’d have to be comatose not to know of the startling revelations of massive corruption in FIFA that amounted to $150-million in the past few years alone. Eight current... Read more »
The Karama-Gaza Human Rights Film Festival had a red carpet that ran through the city’s ruins.

Blood on the carpet: Gaza holds first Film festival amid the ruins

Cannes wasn’t the only event that rolled out the Red Carpet this week, a very different film festival is held amid the rubble of GAZA GAZA CITY, (Gaza Strip) — As Hollywood... Read more »

Palestine opens its first embassy in Europe in Sweden

Sweden raises Palestine diplomatic representation from mission to embassy Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom inaugurated a new Palestinian embassy in Stockholm on Tuesday, he Swedish prime minister’s press... Read more »

Professor who defeated controversial terrorism charges, is deported from US

By Murtaza Hussain & Glenn Greenwald In 2003, Sami Al-Arian was a professor at the University of South Florida, a legal resident of the U.S. since 1975, and one of the most prominent... Read more »

Australia and US vote against Palestine UN resolution on Israel

United Nations Security Council has failed to adopt a draft resolution demanding Israel end the occupation of Palestinian territories within two years as Australia and the United States vote against the proposal in New York... Read more »

Noam Chomsky Blasts United States for Supporting Israel

As U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announces plans to set up an investigation into the attacks on United Nations facilities during Israel’s recent assault on the Gaza Strip, world-renowned political dissident Noam Chomsky recently spoke... Read more »