A United Nations body has – for the first time – called on Israel to amend or cancel its Jewish Nation-State Law in order to comply with an international human rights convention that it ratified in 1991, according to a press release.
WhatsApp sued Israeli surveillance firm NSO Group on Tuesday, accusing it of helping government spies break into the phones of roughly 1,400 users across four continents in a hacking spree whose targets included diplomats, political dissidents, jo
The participants in the conference on UNRWA, which concluded its activities in Beirut on Saturday, highlighted the importance of continuing to provide political and financial support for UNRWA and renewing its mandate. This came in t
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) has expressed concern over the exposure of Palestinian prisoner Samer Arbeed to extreme torture by Israeli interrogators. “The UN Human Rights Office n
The streets and shops of the Gaza Strip are now rich in the fruits of palm trees amid growing obstacles regarding marketing and storage in view of the electricity crisis and the closure of border crossings. The Palestinian Ministry o
Israel is taking the first steps towards establishing desert refugee or displacement camps designed to hold tens of thousands of Bedouin citizens whom it plans to "urgently" displace from their homes in unrecognized villages across the N
Israel detained 514 Palestinians last month from all over the West Bank and Jerusalem, including 81 children and 10 women, prisoners’ advocacy groups said today. The Prisoners Commission, the Prison
Hamas movement announced on Tuesday its adherence to conducting concurrent parliamentary and presidential elections. "We call upon Mahmoud Abbas to accept the factions' initiative as it provides a suitable base for conductin
Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza Strip continue to face major barriers to the realization of the right to health, yesterday said Gerald Rockenschaub, Head of World Health Organization (WHO) office in the occupied Palestinian territory.
Dozens of Palestinians have staged a demonstration in the northern part of the Gaza Strip to demand that the Israeli authorities completely lift the blockade that has been imposed on the impoverished coastal enclave for more than a decade.
Days Of Palestine - Ramallah Israeli authorities committed eight violations against Palestinian journalists in September, a report compiled by the Palestinian News and Information
The German jury of the Nelly Sachs book prize has withdrawn its decision to honour Kamila Shamsie with the award, due to her ongoing support for the Boycott, Diverstment, Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel.
A new report by a United Nations expert gives Israel and its lobby carte blanche to smear the movement for Palestinian rights as anti-Semitic.
Palestine remains a priority Africa, as more than a dozen leaders from across the continent stressed the need for Israel to end its occupation of Palestine and reiterated the inalienable, legitimate right of the Palestinian people to self-determin
Saudi Foreign Minister Ibrahim bin Abdulaziz al-Assaf announced on September 26 a contribution of $50 million to the core program budget of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) for 2019, according to an UNRWA p
Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren has made her clearest statement on how she would approach Israel’s decades of occupation and oppression of Palestinians.
The Israeli occupation authority (IOA) prevented last week 28 Palestinian passengers from traveling through Allenby (King Hussein) border crossing with Jordan. The Palestinian Authority police said those passengers were denied travel
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