US Congress must understand ‘trauma’ of Nakba, Rashida Tlaib says | Al-Nakba News

The US legislator, who introduced resolution to recognize Palestinian displacement, tells Al Jazeera ‘Nakba hasn’t stopped’. Washington, D.C. – It’s important for United States lawmakers to understand the “trauma and pain” of the Palestinian Nakba, Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib has said, urging Washington to condition aid to Israel on its rights record. Tlaib introduced a congressional … Read more

UN experts say mass eviction of Palestinians a possible war crime | Israel-Palestine conflict News

Geneva, Switzerland – Israel’s decision to evict approximately 1,200 Palestinians from their homes in Masafer Yatta in the occupied West Bank may amount to a war crime, UN human rights experts said. The decision to forcibly transfer the Palestinian residents is a serious breach of international humanitarian and human rights laws, and an independent and … Read more

Abu Akleh pallbearer arrested days after Israelis attack funeral | Israel-Palestine conflict News

BREAKINGBREAKING, Amro Abu Khudeir’s lawyer said that the interrogation of the man called “the coffin protector” was about the funeral. Occupied East Jerusalem – One of the Palestinian pallbearers attacked by Israeli police while carrying the coffin of veteran Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh at her funeral on Friday has been arrested by Israeli … Read more

‘I lost a sister’: Abu Akleh honoured at Washington vigil | Israel-Palestine conflict News

Washington, D.C. – Hundreds of Palestinian rights supporters and press freedom advocates have gathered in Washington, DC to pay tribute and demand justice for Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, who was killed by Israeli forces in the occupied West Bank last week. The candlelight vigil, held outside the National Press Club in Washington, DC, … Read more

US plan to remove Kahanist group from ‘terror’ list draws concern | Politics News

Washington, D.C. – Palestinian rights advocates have raised the alarm over US plans to remove a violent, far-right Israeli group from Washington’s list of “foreign terrorist organizations” (FTO), warning that such a move may embolden Kahane Chai’s supporters. A United States official confirmed that the State Department has notified Congress of plans to delist the … Read more

US Congress: Rashida Tlaib introduces Nakba resolution | Israel-Palestine conflict News

Congresswoman says measure aims to recognize forced displacement of Palestinians during establishment of Israeli state. Washington, D.C. – US Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib has said she introduced a resolution to recognize the Palestinian Nakba, a term used to describe the forced displacement of hundreds of thousands of Palestinians in the lead-up to the establishment of the … Read more

What a royal funeral in the UAE says about the nation’s future direction

Editor’s Note: A version of this story first appeared in CNN’s Meanwhile in the Middle East newsletter, a three-times-a-week look inside the region’s biggest stories. Sign up here. Abu Dhabi, UAE CNN † In a smooth transition of power over the weekend, the United Arab Emirates’ Supreme Council of rulers selected the nation’s third president. … Read more

Nakba Day: What happened in Palestine in 1948? | Israel-Palestine conflict News

Every year on May 15, Palestinians around the world mark the Nakba, or catastrophe, referring to the ethnic cleansing of Palestine in 1948. Having secured the support of the British government for the creation of a Jewish state in Palestine, on May 14, 1948, as soon as the British Mandate expired, Zionist forces declared the … Read more

Israel announces probe after police attack on Abu Akleh’s funeral | Israel-Palestine conflict News

Israel has ordered an investigation into the conduct of its officers who attacked pallbearers at the funeral of Shireen Abu Akleh in the occupied East Jerusalem, as the Palestinian Authority president said he would not accept Israel’s participation in the investigation into the killing of veteran Al Jazeera journalist . Television footage showed pallbearers struggling … Read more

We need to show Israel the time for accountability has arrived | Opinions

Israel should not be allowed to whitewash the killing of journalist Shireen Abu Akleh with yet another sham ‘investigation’. The only possible response to the hasty offer Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid made to the Palestinians to conduct “a joint pathological investigation” into the killing of renowned Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh can be … Read more