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The International Criminal Court has asked for clarification on the status of the Oslo Accords after Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas said his government was "absolved" of all agreements with

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 community, writes Ramona Wadi.

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 ...

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 ...

Unravelling the misuse of international law with Noura Erakat

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 ...

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.

No Palestinians present at 'sham' Donald Trump deal

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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.

The New Arab

Palestinian president refuses to accept call from Trump

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has refused to talk to US President Trump on the phone before the latter meets with Israeli leaders to discuss a controversial 'peace plan'.

The New Arab & agencies

Palestinians threaten to quit Oslo Accords over Trump plan

Chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat said the Palestine Liberation Organisation reserved the right "to withdraw from the interim agreement" ...

Yousef Alhelou

Palestinians denied drilling rights in Mediterranean gas fields

Egypt and Jordan began to receive shipments of natural gas from Israel this month, upsetting Palestinians who continue to be denied their right ...

The New Arab

Israeli defence chief Bennett announces 'annexation lite' task force

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has pledged to annex large swathes of the occupied West Bank.

Israeli FM thanks Bahrain for spearheading normalisation

The New Arab

Israeli FM thanks Bahrain for spearheading normalisation

Israel's foreign minister Yisrael Katz has praised Bahrain's efforts in normalisation.

James Reinl

Missing $48 billion would be 'game-changer' for Palestinian economy

Between 2000 and 2017, Palestinian officials have lost out on some $48bn because of the occupation, the UN says, mostly cash that Israel was ...

Netanyahu's real crimes

James J. Zogby

Netanyahu's real crimes

Comment: The crimes Netayahu has been indicted for pale in significance when compared to what he has done to the Palestinian people, writes ...

Israel planning new settlement in already divided Hebron

The New Arab

Israel planning new settlement in already divided Hebron

The announcement by far-right Defence Minister Naftali Bennett is sure to court anger among Palestinians and the international community.

Jordanian prince secretly meets Israeli president amid deteriorating relations

The New Arab

Jordanian prince secretly meets Israeli president amid deteriorating relations

Prince Ghazi bin Mohammed, a senior advisor and envoy to Jordan’s King Abdullah was part of a high-level delegation which met Rivlin during a ...

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