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Israel can monitor every telephone call in West Bank and Gaza, says intelligence source (Lubna Masarwa, Middle East Eye)

Israel can listen to every telephone conversation taking place in the West Bank and Gaza, a former member of the Israeli Army’s elite signals intelligence unit 8200 told Middle East Eye. Every mobile or phone imported into Gaza through the Kerem Shalom crossing is implanted with an Israeli bug, and anyone using the only two mobile […]

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Palestinian factions in Gaza call to end latest UNRWA-US deal (Maram Humaid, Al Jazeera)

Palestinians in the besieged Gaza Strip called for the scrapping of an agreement between the US and the United Nation’s agency for Palestinian refugees, saying the deal violates many of their rights. Dozens of people protested in front of the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees’ (UNRWA) headquarters on Tuesday, calling for an […]

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Iran’s envoy: UN urgently help end crimes against Palestinians (IRNA)

Iran’s representative at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva asked for the United Nations’ urgent and decisive act to put an end to the Zionist regime’s war crimes against the Palestinians. Mohammad Sadatinezhad made the remarks at the 48th Session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva under Article 7 of the meeting […]

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UN agency says it needs $800m a year to assist Palestinians (Al Jazeera)

Palestinian children play at the Shati refugee camp in Gaza City [File: Khalil Hamra/AP] The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) said it will seek a new injection of funds at an upcoming donor conference, after it withstood years of financial instability during the administration of former United States President Donald […]

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Palestinians/USA/Palestinian Authority. A New Palestinian Authority NGO Decree Might Halt US Aid to the West Bank and Gaza (BESA Center)

Dore Feith President Joe Biden has said he wants to resume aid to the Palestinians, but recent Palestinian laws are making it difficult for him. A New Palestinian Authority NGO Decree Might Halt US Aid to the West Bank and Gaza (besacenter.org)

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Israel/Palestinians – Palestinians not counting on change as Bennett replaces Netanyahu (Al Jazeera)

Palestinian groups have dismissed the change in Israel’s government, saying new Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett is likely to pursue the same right-wing agenda as his predecessor, Benjamin Netanyahu. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas’s office called the Israeli parliamentary vote on Sunday an “internal Israeli affair” while groups in the besieged enclave of Gaza pledged to keep up their […]

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UK/Palestinians – The UK government has a moral blindspot over the plight of Palestinians (Middle East Eye)

Alan Duncan There is a vacuum in the UK’s response to decades of Israel’s land annexation, settlement building and human rights abuses against Palestinians https://www.middleeasteye.net/opinion/uk-government-living-lie-over-israels-attacks-palestinians

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Israel/Palestinians – From north to south, Palestinians are fighting to reclaim our voice (Middle East Eye)

Abir Kopty As anger sweeps across our homeland, a clear message resounds: we are united in pursuit of one cause and all of Israel’s attempts to divide us have failed https://www.middleeasteye.net/opinion/north-south-palestinians-are-fighting-reclaim-our-voice

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Israel/Palestinians – Who are Israel’s Palestinian citizens? (Middle East Eye)

Alex MacDonald With demonstrations breaking out across Israel by the state’s Palestinian minority, MEE takes a look at an often misunderstood community https://www.middleeasteye.net/news/israel-palestinian-citizens-who-explained

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Israel/Palestinians – Palestinians in Jerusalem ‘not afraid’ of threatening texts from ‘Israeli intelligence’ (Middle East Eye)

Rayhan Uddin, Nadda Osman Warning message sent to people near al-Aqsa, as activists suspect Israeli government attempts to deter them from joining protests https://www.middleeasteye.net/news/israel-jerusalem-intelligence-threat-text-message-palestine-aqsa

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The United States Restores Assistance for the Palestinians (US Department of State)

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE The United States is pleased to announce that, working with Congress, we plan to restart U.S. economic, development, and humanitarian assistance for the Palestinian people.  This includes $75 million in economic and development assistance in the West Bank and Gaza, $10 million for peacebuilding programs through the U.S. Agency […]

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(Palestinians/Israel) We, the Palestinians, are stuck in limbo (Al Jazeera)

Jalal Abukhater https://www.aljazeera.com/opinions/2021/2/5/we-the-palestinians-are-stuck-in-limbo