Palestine and the United Nations: 70 years on

Palestine’s story at the United Nations began on 29 November 1947, with the UN General Assembly’s (UNGA) adoption of Resolution 181. The so-called “Partition Resolution” proposed, for first time in history, to divide a homeland into two states. Seven full … Continued


Human Rights Watch Says Israel Blocking Access to Gaza

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS (FARES AKRAM) ‎April‎ ‎3‎, ‎2017‎ ‎5‎:‎10‎ ‎AM ‎April‎ ‎3‎, ‎2017‎ ‎8‎:‎59‎ ‎AM Gaza City, Gaza Strip (AP) — An international human rights group on Monday accused Israel of barring foreign researchers from entering the Gaza Strip to … Continued


Israel Retracts Land Confiscation Order

SALFIT, October 23, 2014 (WAFA) – The Israeli authorities retracted an order to seize 15 dunums of land that belong to a Palestinian resident of the village of Bruqin, in the West Bank district of Salfit, reported the Slafit Governorate … Continued


EU Pledges €450m for Gaza Reconstruction

BRUSSELS, October 13, 2014 (WAFA) – High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Catherine Ashton announced on Sunday EU’s pledge of more than €450 million Euros for the reconstruction of Gaza. During the ‘Conference on … Continued


Israel to Demolish Locale East of Tubas

TUBAS, October 5, 2014 (WAFA) – Israeli forces Sunday verbally notified residents of Khirbet Um al-Jimal, a locale to the east of the West Bank Tubas governorate, of their intentions to demolish their homes, according to a local source. Aref … Continued