Thursday, August 5, 2021

Palestinians

Israeli settlers agree to leave flashpoint West Bank outpost

Under the agreement, the settlers will leave the Eviatar outpost within days but their mobile homes will remain and Israeli troops will establish a base in the area.

Protesters clash with Palestinian security forces after activist’s death in custody

Hundreds have taken to the streets of Ramallah, calling for Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas to quit.

Israel to allow Gaza ‘limited’ export of farm produce

Extra restrictions since intense violence last month has meant Gaza's farmers have been unable to export goods as usual, creating a glut of produce and causing prices to tumble.

Palestinians cancel deal to trade vaccine doses with Israel

The Palestinian Authority says an initial delivery of some 90,000 Pfizer doses failed to conform 'to the specifications contained in the agreement'.

Palestinians to get a million Covid vaccine doses in swap with Israel

The deal comes amid high tensions between the Jewish state and the Palestinians.

Israel strikes Gaza in response to incendiary balloons

This marks the first major flare-up between Israel and Gaza since a ceasefire on May 21.

UN body orders probe of ‘systematic’ abuses in Israel, Palestinian areas

A wide range of countries decried the latest violence, stressing the need for urgent aid to Gaza and to resume talks towards a lasting, peaceful two-state solution.
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Deciphering Gaza, Part 3

In this series of explainers on the Palestinian conflict, social activist and academic Chandra Muzaffar brings up the missing dimensions in the debate surrounding the latest flare-ups of violence in the occupied territories.
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Deciphering Gaza, Part 2

In this series of explainers on the Palestinian conflict, social activist and academic Chandra Muzaffar brings up the missing dimensions in the debate surrounding the latest flare-ups of violence in the occupied territories.

UN rights council to mull international probe after Gaza conflict

The draft text also calls for investigators to probe 'underlying root causes of recurrent tensions and instability, including systematic discrimination and repression based on group identity'.

The pathology of Zionist rejectionism

Israel, by stubbornly holding onto the West Bank, might only be setting itself up for another regional conflict – the dynamics of which would be different from past Arab-Israeli wars.

Malaysians lend a hand to Palestinians with cryptocurrency

But donations must show a certain degree of transparency in order to be recognised as a legitimate contribution.

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