Palestine News

Recognition of Palestine is on the agenda of the Dutch government

RAMALLAH, PALESTINOW.COM -- Recognition of Palestine is on the agenda of the Dutch government, Andre Haspels, director general of political affairs at the Dutch foreign ministry, said on Tuesday. Haspels, who held talks with Palestinian...

Student Council of the University of Turin supporting the academic boycott of Israel

PALESTINOW.COM -- On March 1, 2017, the Student Council of the University of Turin approved by wide majority (76%) a motion (text of the motion) supporting the academic boycott of Israel, calling for revocation of...

Mark the sixth anniversary of Japan earthquake, Palestinian school students fly kites

KHAN YOUNIS, PALESTINOW.COM -- Hundreds of UNRWA school students on Sunday flew kites in the sky of Khan Younis town in the southern Gaza Strip to mark the sixth anniversary of Japan earthquake and tsunami...

Egypt to open Rafah crossing for three days

GAZA, PALESTINOW.COM -- Egyptian authorities on Saturday evening announced that the Rafah border crossing between Egypt and the besieged Gaza Strip would be opened in both directions on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, according to spokesman...

IOF shot dead Palestinian youth at his home

RAMALLAH, PALESTINOW.COM -- A Palestinian youth was fatally gunned down by the Israeli occupation forces (IOF) at daybreak Monday at his family home in the central West Bank province of Ramallah. According to the Hebrew-speaking 0404...

Palestine activists press UK to apologize for Balfour declaration

LONDON, PALESTINOW.COM -- Pro-Palestinian activists on Saturday called on the British government to apologise for the "disastrous" role of the Balfour declaration in the "biggest social injustice of our time" - decades of Israeli occupation of...