BDS and settlement boycotts
“Airbnb isn’t boycotting Israel; it’s drawing a line between Israel proper, in which Palestinians enjoy citizenship and the right to vote, and the West Bank, where they enjoy neither,” writes Peter Beinart.
“I am no dictator, unfortunately, but I promise I will do my best,” he added.
The United States Agency for International Development announced that half of its employees in the West Bank and Gaza will be let go in the coming weeks and by early 2019, the operations will be completely shut down.
The U.S. ambassador to Israel, David Friedman, denied reports that the Trump administration is delaying the rollout of its peace plan due to the recent upheaval in Israel’s government.
The Israeli government on Sunday approved a map of “national priority” areas, including a number of settlements in the heart of the occupied West Bank.
The Israel Defense Forces will demolish the home of the Palestinian teen who stabbed and killed American-Israeli activist Ari Fuld outside a West Bank shopping mall.
Fuel purchased with Qatari funding for Gaza’s only power plant has significantly increased Gaza’s power supply.
Despite living in their homes for decades, Israel is set to evict hundreds of Palestinian residents from a historic neighborhood of the city.
According to the Israeli media, the soldiers who took part in a botched intelligence operation in Khan Younis earlier this month were dressed up as humanitarian workers. If the details are true, it could put countless people in danger.
In the run-up to the 2018 municipal elections in Jerusalem, there was unprecedented speculation regarding both possible Palestinian participation in the voting, and the likely impact of the election results on the Palestinian sector in East Jerusalem. The smoke has now cleared, and it is possible to examine what the actual election results disclosed.
On Nov. 15, the Palestinian presidency praised the measures Saudi Arabia had taken regarding the Khashoggi case and reiterated its confidence in the Saudi judiciary.