UNHRC criticizes Israel, Gaza for conflict

The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights has declared that the Islamist Hamas rulers of Gaza violated international humanitarian law by firing rockets into Israel earlier this month, while…

Israel blamed for PA election delay

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is widely expected to imminently announce cancellation of the first elections in 15 years, amid infighting in his Fatah party and a dispute over voting in…

US to resume Palestinian aid

The administration of United States President Joe Biden has announced that it will restore at least $235 million in aid to the Palestinians. The humanitarian, economic and security aid package…

US: Israel occupying lands

Attempts by the administration of United States President Joe Biden to balance its Mideast policy between Israel and the Palestinians is evident in wording of the latest world human rights…

US reportedly seeks to reset ties to PA

The administration of United States President Joe Biden is currently drafting a strategy to restore ties with the Palestinian Authority (PA) that significantly deteriorated under former President Donald Trump, according…

Biden’s Eastern Mediterranean Agenda

By Col. (res.) Dr. Eran Lerman, Vice President of the Jerusalem Institute for Strategy and Security. Establishing coherent US policy regarding brewing conflict in the eastern Mediterranean should be a…

Israel welcomes UAE Ambassador

The arrival of the first-ever United Arab Emirates Ambassador to Israel is being celebrated with great fanfare. Mohamed Mahmoud Fateh Ali Al Khaja presented his diplomatic credentials to Israeli President…

Major powers vie for influence in Sudan

A United States naval destroyer docked on Sudan’s Red Sea coast yesterday, just one day after the arrival of a Russian frigate. The visits are a visible demonstration of rising…

Iran tops Israel-Bahrain talks

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Bahrain’s Crown Prince Sheikh Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa held talks over the telephone, according to statements from both Jerusalem and Manama. Bahrain and…

US to rejoin UNHRC, shield Israel

The United States is seeking to re-join the controversial United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), where the administration of US President Joe Biden says it will press to eliminate a…