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Students in dorms at the University of Michigan were awakened to eviction notices on their doors, which said that they needed to vacate their rooms by December 13th, at which point the rooms would be demolished. read full story / add a comment
The American Studies Association leadership announced, Wednesday, that its National Council has unanimously approved a resolution submitted by the Academic and Community Activism Caucus to endorse the Palestinian call for a boycott of Israeli academic institutions. read full story / add a comment
The United Nations has declared the year 2014 as a “Year of Solidarity with the Palestinian People”, after the resolution passed by 110 votes, with seven countries opposing and 54 abstaining. read full story / add a comment
Palestinian official Nasser Al-Qodwa stated that the report released by the committee that investigated the death of late Palestinian President Yasser Arafat revealed that the leader was poisoned to death, and added that Israel is directly responsible for his assassination. read full story / add a comment
Palestinian President, Mahmoud Abbas, held on Thursday a meeting with EU Foreign Policy Chief, Catherine Ashton, in Brussels, and discussed the political process, and the EU decision regarding products of Israeli settlements. read full story / add a comment
U.S Secretary of State, John Kerry, held on Wednesday [October 23, 2013] a seven-hour meeting with Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, in Rome, and urged him to advance peace talks with the Palestinians, especially on core issues. The two also discussed the “Iranian file”. read full story / add a comment
Palestinian President, Mahmoud Abbas, called on companies in the European Union countries, and other foreign corporations operating in Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank, and occupied Jerusalem, to abide by International Law by divesting from Israeli settlements. read full story / add a comment
[Wednesday October 23, 2013] Palestinian President, Mahmoud Abbas, stated that Israel is to be held responsible for the possible collapse of peace talks, and said that Tel Aviv must stops its violations, assaults and its settlement activities. read full story / add a comment
The Action Group for Palestinians of Syria has reported that a ship carrying hundreds of Palestinian and Syrian refugees who fled from Syria drowned in the Mediterranean close to Libyan shores after coming under fire from Libyan side on Friday. read full story / add a comment
Visiting Tel Aviv, Greek Finance Minister, Evangelos Venizelos, stated that his country “supports the Israeli position regarding settlement products”, and will help Tel Aviv in easing the decision of the European Union regarding boycotting those products. read full story / add a comment
After a campaign beginning more than six years ago, activists with the global Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement have declared a major victory this week, when the French transportation company Veolia Transdev (partially owned by environmental services company Veolia Inc.) sold off its bus lines which operate in the Israeli-occupied Palestinian Territories. read full story / add a comment
[Saturday September 28, 2013] The Republic of Haiti and the State of Grenada has officially recognized Palestine as a state, and expressed significant interest is strengthening the relations with the occupied State of Palestine. read full story / add a comment
In his first speech as the President of Palestine at the United Nations General Assembly, President Mahmoud Abbas said that the time for peace has come, and that the International community must pressure Israel to end its violations, and illegal settlement activities. read full story / add a comment
The World Bank Tuesday approved a $10 million grant that will scale up a current Cash Transfer Project and benefit 5,000 Palestinian households living in extreme poverty in the Palestinian territories, according to a World Bank press release. read full story / add a comment
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