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Israeli occupation authorities have threatened to demolish the West Bank cave that a Palestinian family have sought sanctuary in after they were refused permission to build a house.

A fervent supporter of Jewish settlements in the West Bank, the US envoy to Israel has emerged as a central figure in the uncertainty surrounding Israel's annexation plans.

US urging Israeli land transfers to 'offset' annexation: report

The New Arab Staff

US urging Israeli land transfers to 'offset' annexation: report

In return for annexing Palestinian territories, Israel could transfer other lands to PA control, US negotiators have reportedly suggested.

Explainer: Israel's Trump-backed annexation plan for the West Bank

The New Arab Staff

Explainer: Israel's Trump-backed annexation plan for the West Bank

Your questions about Israel's plans to annex parts of the occupied West Bank, answered.

Palestinian Authority-backed protest against annexation attracts low turn out

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Palestinian Authority-backed protest against annexation attracts low turn out

A protest against annexation in the West Bank organised by the party dominated the PA attracted only 200, AFP reported.

Ibrahim Husseini

Palestinians face uncertainty amid crashing economy and Israeli annexation

Two pressing issues dominate the conversation among Palestinians - a struggling economy and Israel's anticipated annexation.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Palestinian security 'shred' confidential files fearing Israeli incursion

During the Palestinian uprising known as the Second Intifada, Israeli security forces repeatedly stormed Palestinian security services' offices ...

Khalil E. Jahshan

The threat of Israeli annexation: The American dimension

Comment: The US government has transcended its traditional role as accessory to that of full partner in Israel's illegal occupation of ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Palestinian document scheme risks leaving thousands stranded

As part of Mahmoud Abbas' pledge to cut all ties with Israel, the PA will begin issuing personal documents for Palestinians without Israeli ...

ICC asks Palestinians to clarify status of <em>Oslo</em> <em>Accords</em>

The New Arab

ICC asks Palestinians to clarify status of Oslo Accords

The International Criminal Court has asked for clarification on the status of the Oslo Accords after Palestinian president ...

Mitchell Plitnick

Key Biden adviser offers little hope for Palestinians

Comment: Biden and his adviser Blinken are insisting that Palestinians accept the Israeli view, writes Mitchell Plitnick.

Annexation in the shadow of the Nakba

Ramona Wadi

Annexation in the shadow of the Nakba

Comment: Trump and Netanyahu's plans for annexation build on a legacy of impunity for colonial violence, tacitly approved by the international ...

Palestinian volunteers set up their own coronavirus checkpoints

The New Arab & agencies

Palestinian volunteers set up their own coronavirus checkpoints

The volunteers operating the 'barriers of love' hope to stop a widespread outbreak in the occupied West Bank.

Trump's 'Deal of the Century' hijacked the international order

Faysal and Nizar Mohamad

Trump's 'Deal of the Century' hijacked the international order

Comment: The PA and EU have a chance to reclaim an international order hijacked by Israeli obstructionism and American unpredictability, write ...

Two-thirds of Palestinians support new Intifada

The New Arab

Two-thirds of Palestinians support new Intifada

Palestinians say they are increasingly frustrated with fruitless diplomatic attempts to secure their statehood.

Paul McLoughlin

Jordan's cool criticism of the 'Deal of the Century'

Jordan's Wadi Araba peace treaty with Israel is on ice, but rumours it could end are premature.

The New Arab & agencies

Draft UN resolution condemns Israeli annexation, Trump peace plan

A UN resolution tabled by Tunisia formally condemns Israel's plans to annex part of the West Bank.

The New Arab

Mahmoud Abbas suspends relations with the US, Israel

Mahmoud Abbas threatens to cut security ties with both Israel and the US on Saturday, in a lengthy speech delivered at an Arab League meeting in ...

Elias Jahshan

Unravelling the misuse of international law with Noura Erakat

The New Arab Meets: Noura Erakat, a Palestinian-American legal scholar, human rights attorney, activist and author of Justice for Some: Law and ...

Abbas sends Netanyahu handwritten note denouncing Trump's 'peace' plan

The New Arab & agencies

Abbas sends Netanyahu handwritten note denouncing Trump's 'peace' plan

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas gave his delegation a handwritten Arabic note addressed to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

The New Arab

No Palestinians present at 'sham' Donald Trump deal

Donald Trump unveiled his 'Deal of the Century,' which has been slammed by Palestinians.

Can Palestinians resist American and Israeli dictation?

Yousef Alhelou

Can Palestinians resist American and Israeli dictation?

Details of the controversial 'Deal of the Century' plan will be revealed in a historic event at the White House, but it's obvious that the deal ...

Trump insists Israeli-Palestinian plan has a "chance"

The New Arab & agencies

Trump insists Israeli-Palestinian plan has a "chance"

President Donald Trump said alongside visiting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that his Israeli-Palestinian peace plan has a "chance" - ...

Trump releases date for announcing controversial Palestine-Israel plan

The New Arab

Trump releases date for announcing controversial Palestine-Israel plan

The controversial Deal of the Century plan will be revealed in full on Tuesday, Trump has announced.

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