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No Progress on Nuclear Weapons Control - As Planned
World  (tags: NPT review conference, Non- Proliferation Treaty, coalition, US, Israel, US Veto, double standards, Saudi Arabia, ME, nuclear weapons )

- 132 days ago -
The nuclear non-proliferation conference has failed to make progress on controlling nuclear weapons, increasing the odds that the worst case scenario is, if not already a reality, an ever-present possibility. Especially in the ME.
INakba App Finds Former Palestinian Towns in Israel
World  (tags: ME, Israel, Palestine, Nakba, NGO, smartphone App, Right of Return, humanrights, refugies, history, society )

- 150 days ago -
The Israeli NGO, Zochrot, based in Tel Aviv, campaigns for Israelis to recognise the right of Palestinian refugees to return to their homes, along with their descendants.
No to Humanitarian Imperialism in Iran & Syria - Please Sign!
World  (tags: USA, NATO, war, world, interventionism, ME, Iran, Irak, Syria, imperialism, "R2P", peace, conflict, society )

- 188 days ago -
We say No to US or NATO warfare in Syria - and No to US or Israeli attacks on Iran. Intervention will cause human suffering, make reform more difficult, and escalate into regional or global conflict. We reject this push for "humanitarian imperialism"
Welcome to RAWABI , Palestine
World  (tags: ME, Palestine, Rawabi, city from scratch, Israel, water supply, politics, settlers, conflict, humanrights )

- 225 days ago -
Meet this still largely unknown project : Rawabi is the first master-planned city in the heart of Palestine. Rawabi is now ready for its first residents -except that there is no running water. Thanks to Israel.
Israel Launches Gaza Air Strike on 'Hamas Target'
World  (tags: ME, israel, gaza, Palestinians, airstrike, rocket fire, tensions )

- 296 days ago -
Israeli aircraft have bombed a site in Gaza, in the first such action since the declaration of a truce in August.The air strike was carried out on a Hamas facility in response to a rocket fired earlier from Gaza, a statement from the Israeli military say
European Parliament Resolution on Recognition of Palestine Statehood
World  (tags: European Parliament, resolution on Palestine statehood, vote Dec.17, 2014, the "Spanish solution", Israel, Palestine, ME, "peace process" )

- 300 days ago -
The European Parliament supports "in principle recognition of Palestinian statehood and the two state solution, and believes these should go hand in hand with the development of peace talks, which should be advanced". The watered down EP resolution.
The Dying Israeli-Palestinian 'Peace Process'
World  (tags: ME, Israel, Palestine, USA, Peace process, Kerry, Netanyahu, charade, Politics over Truthfulness )

- 338 days ago -
Even before Israel's founding in 1948, some Zionists had plans to seize all of Palestine and purge the native Palestinian population, but global politics required a pretense of "peace talks." So the charade has gone on for decades though it now seems ..>
Goodbye Gaza: Our Correspondent Reflects on Her Time in the Middle East
World  (tags: Gaza, ME, Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Israeli-Palestinian conflict, occupation, freedoms, HumanRights, The Guardian )

- 605 days ago -
Power cuts, fuel shortages, price rises, job losses, Israeli air strikes, untreated sewage in the streets and the sea, internal political repression, the near-impossibility of leaving, the lack of hope or horizon -... crushing the spirits of Gazans
Breakout Session "The Middle East Peace Process" - Video From MSC (Munich Security Conference)
World  (tags: Munich, 50th Security conference, panel of experts, panel discussion, ME, peace process, Israel, Palestine-Israel Conflict )

- 618 days ago -
Panelists: Tony Blair (Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; Quartet Representative on the Middle East), Tzipi Livni (Minister of Justice, State of Israel), Dr. Saeb Erekat (Head of the Palestinian Negotiation
Kerry: Mideast Peace Accord Still Possible Despite Latest Rifts Between Israel, Palestinians
World  (tags: ME, Israel, Palestine, Sec Kerry, Nethanyahu, Abbas, Peace talks )

- 648 days ago -
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu blasted his Palestinian partner in peace-making efforts on Thursday, accusing him of embracing terrorists "as heroes," harsh words that clouded the start of Secretary of State John Kerry's tenth trip to the ME
Kerry Backs Private West Bank Economic Plan, But Little Detail
World  (tags: SoS Kerry, ME, peace process, Netanyahu, Abbas, Israel, West Bank, investments, settlements, World Economic Forum )

- 868 days ago -
Secretary of State John Kerry sketched out a plan on Sunday to spur Palestinian growth with up to $4 billion in private investment, but did not say where the money would come from.
Israelis Who Don't Know Occupation Can't Preach to Palestinian Stone-Throwers
World  (tags: ME, palestine, israel, conflict, occupation, violence, freedoms, struggle, resistance )

- 908 days ago -
Only Those Who Have Seen Occupation Can Understand Most Israelis have no idea what it's like to live under occupation. So they shouldn't judge how Palestinians fight back against the occupiers.
Help Save Wadi Foquin   video
World  (tags: ME, Wadi Foquin, West Bank, US Congress, Palestinians, HumanRights, abuse, Israel, Palestine )

- 916 days ago -
Watch this powerful video about the human rights abuses being committed against the residents of Wadi Foquin, a West Bank Palestinian village. Then take Action!
IDF Soldier Jailed for Exposing Buttocks to Palestinians in Hebron
World  (tags: Israel, ME, Hebron, IDF, Kfir brigade, military, indecent exposure )

- 918 days ago -
Incident recalls similar event in 2008, when three Kfir Brigade soldiers were filmed exposing their buttocks to a Palestinian farmer near Hebron and flashing the "V" for victory hand gesture at Palestinian bystanders.
Israel Launches First Aerial Strike on Gaza Since November Truce
World  (tags: Gaza, Israel, IAF, IDF, Airstrikes, ME, conflict, palestine )

- 922 days ago -
The strike near the northern Gaza town of Beit Lahiya came after militants in the Gaza Strip fired two mortar shells at the western Negev earlier on Tuesday.

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