BDS

Origins, objectives and war on BDS

Oct 03,2017 – JORDAN TIMES – Ramzy Baroud The BDS movement (boycott, divestment and sanctions), was the outcome of several events that shaped the Palestinian national struggle and international solidarity with the Palestinian people following the second Intifada in 2000. Building on a decades-long tradition of civil disobedience and popular […]

JORDAN: The gas deal

Oct 05,2016 – JORDAN TIMES – DAOUD KUTTAB The American Noble Energy Company signed a 15-year agreement with the National Electric Power Company to ensure its supply with natural gas at the cost of $10 billion. The gas will be coming from the newly discovered huge gas wells in the […]

New Jersey passes anti-BDS legislation

Source: JTA (JTA) — The New Jersey Legislature passed legislation that prohibits the state from investing  pension and annuity funds in companies that boycott Israel or Israeli businesses. The bipartisan bill in response to the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions, or BDS, movement against Israel passed the state’s General Assembly on Monday by […]