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This week’s Palestinian prison break from Israeli jail could threaten the country’s entire security establishment and Fatah

The great escape has sparked outrage among Israelis, celebrations amongst Palestinians, and represents an embarrassing failure for Israel’s security apparatus, which could lead to an explosion of violence across the occupied Palestinian territories. On Monday at approximately 1am local time, guards at Israel’s Gilboa prison realized that six detainees were …

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Israel agrees to ‘strengthen’ Palestinian economy in first top-level talks since 2010 held after PM Bennett’s return from US

The two got together just hours after Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett returned from Washington, where US President Joe Biden, who is a strong supporter of the two-state solution in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, asked him to take steps “to improve the lives of Palestinians and support greater economic opportunities for …

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With growing international pro-Palestinian support, illegal settlers may drag Israel into a war it cannot handle

Currently, roughly 700,000 illegal Israeli settlers live in the occupied Palestinian West Bank and East Jerusalem. Although Israel’s ever-growing settlements in the occupied Palestinian territories (OPT) are in violation of international humanitarian law, causing great strife in the United Nations, the state continues to support expansion activities in the OPT. …

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Rutgers University condemns anti-Semitic hate, is then forced to apologize by pro-Palestinian students, sparking backlash online

The university released a statement this week condemning the “sharp rise in hostile sentiments and anti-Semitic violence in the United States.” The statement was signed by Chancellor Christopher Molloy and Executive Vice Chancellor for Research and Academic Affairs Francine Conway. It referred to how the most-recent fighting between the Israel …

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‘My youngest son has seen nothing but violence’ – Palestinian activist on life in West Bank village where Israelis killed a child

“Two of my sons are now imprisoned and [the Israeli authorities] haven’t even explained why,” Iyad Burnat, a Palestinian non-violent resistance activist, told me in an interview about current events taking place in his village, Bil’in, 12km west of Ramallah.  Burnat, the head of the Bil’in Popular Committee against the …

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