Britain’s House of Commons votes 274-12 in favor of symbolic motion that stands as initial stage of UK recognition of a Palestinian state.
It is difficult to move toward a cease-fire agreement that will surely need external guarantors such as Egypt, the Palestinian government and possibly Turkey, Qatar and even the US if previously guaranteed agreements are not respected.
No one should absolve the terrorists’ leadership, even if the lines of authority are temporarily and purposely blurred.
Force alone will never be a proper response to human suffering.
The Public Committee Against Torture in Israel filed the petition on behalf of the Palestinian in March 2013.
Rachel Fraenkel, the mother of Naftali Fraenkel, who was buried last week, says she shares the pain of the Palestinian youngster's parents.
There is a world of difference between Israel’s attitude toward children and that of the Palestinian Authority.
More than half the Palestinians sampled favor a two-state solution, consistent with previous findings.
After 20 years of democracy in South Africa, I still see the psychological scars of the struggle. I recognize similar patterns in Israel and Palestine.
Aside from some supporters in Congress, and perhaps Canada, Israel stands alone in absolute opposition to the new-old government cunningly created by Mahmoud Abbas and Ismail Haniyeh.