“Despite what the usual media critics may say, Hamas’ new charter is evidence of a movement in flux, and one that — when the need arises — allows itself to be guided by pragmatism,” writes Menachem Klein.
Demonstrators in Gaza City call for resignation of Palestinian PM Rami Hamdallah after PA cuts salaries in enclave by 30 percent.
“Facebook’s censorship and information sharing policies reveal a persistent pro-Israeli bias,” writes Nadim Nashif.
In latest incident, masked settlers threw stones at a flock, killing a sheep. Attack is said to be a clear escalation of violence against Palestinian shepherds in area, Palestinians say.
Israeli settlers Monday uprooted 310 olive trees in the village of Mukhmas, southeast of East Jerusalem, local sources said.
Twenty-five residents of the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Silwan were evacuated from their homes last week, from a building they say was undermined by archaeological excavations being conducted underneath it.
Israeli police on Sunday arrested several Jewish activists, including five minors, who they said were suspected of intending to carry out a Passover sacrifice on the Temple Mount.
On Sunday, the High Court of Justice instructed the issuing of a temporary stop-work injunction for construction at the illegal outpost of Kerem Reim, located West of Ramallah.