Palestine

Deir Yassin, over and over again

Apr 12,2017 – JORDAN TIMES – Michael Jansen On April 9, Palestinians in the West Bank, East Jerusalem, Gaza and the diaspora commemorated 69 years since the Deir Yassin massacre, when scores of Palestinians were killed by Zionist militias after Israel’s underground army, the Haganah, encircled the village. Bodies were left […]

What ‘Land Day’ means

Apr 03,2017 – JORDAN TIMES – James J. Zogby March 30, 1976, was a transformative moment in Palestinian history. On that day, Palestinian citizens of Israel organised and implemented a nation-wide strike to protest the Israeli government’s plans to confiscate thousands of hectares of Palestinian-owned land in the Galilee region. The […]

One-state solution would ruin Israel

One-state solution would ruin Israel By Staff Reports – 3/15/17 6:55 PM The simmering conflict between Israelis and Palestinians has been a thorn in every American president’s side since Truman, and there is no reason to assume that will change under the Trump administration. The president’s recent comments in a […]

Israel — the price of appeasement

The withdrawal last week of a UN agency report accusing Israel of being an apartheid state will not change the stark findings and harsh conclusions reached by two distinguished researchers. The report, entitled “Israeli Practices Toward the Palestinian People and the Question of Apartheid,” was solicited by the UN’s Economic […]