Palestine News

European powers condemn Israel’s settlement approvals

JERUSALEM, PALESTINOW.COM - European powers on Friday condemned Israel's decision to approve thousands more settlements in occupied Palestinian territory, calling it a "counterproductive" move that undermines regional peace efforts. "The expansion of settlements violates international...

Jordan condemns Israeli occupation’s decision to build new settlement units

AMMAN, PALESTINOW.COM - The Jordanian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates condemned the Israeli occupation's decision to build 4900 new settlement units in occupied West Bank, on Friday. "We condemn Israel’s decision to build 4900...

Israel Occupation to demolish new Palestinian school near Ramallah

RAMALLAH, PALESTINOW.COM -- An Israeli court ordered today the demolition of a new Palestinian school located east of Ramallah in the occupied West Bank. The court ruled that Ras al-Teen School east of Ramallah...

30th anniversary of the first al-Aqsa massacre

AL-QUDS, PALESTINOW.COM -- On Thursday, October 8 is the 30th anniversary of the first massacre” at the Al-Aqsa Mosque by Israeli occupation forces against Muslim worshipers. On Monday, October 8, 1990, to be precise before...

Columbia university students voted to boycott Israeli companies

NEW YORK, PALESTINOW.COM -- The Columbia University in New York held a student referendum on the contentious Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) movement on Tuesday. The campus-wide vote saw about 61 percent of the respondents voting to urge...

Twenty years after the second intifada, the struggle still goes on

GAZA, PALESTINOW.COM -- The second Intifada – commonly referred to by Palestinians as al-Aqsa Intifada – began after then-Israeli opposition leader Ariel Sharon sparked the uprising when he stormed al-Aqsa Mosque compound in occupied...