Below are daily news feeds from several publications that cover the Middle East. Recommended web sites to check regularly are Ha'aretz.com (an Israeli newspaper) and Maan News (a Palestinian newspaper). BBC News (a British source covering the Middle East. IMEU (Institute for Middle East Understanding) provides a summary of media highlights covering Israel and Palestine. The Jerusalem Post provides an opportunity to read news that generally mirrors Israel's official positions.

  • Institute for Middle East Understanding

    The Institute for Middle East Understanding offers journalists and editors quick access to information about Palestine and the Palestinians.

    • Poll Shows Growing Support Among Americans for Sanctions Against Israel
      Dec 02, 2016 - 03:30:00 PM
      The number of Americans supporting sanctions against Israel over its settlement policy grew by 9 percent over the past year and now stands at 46%, according to a new poll released by the Brookings Institution on Friday.According to twin surveys conducted by the think tank’s Shibley Telhami before and after the November 8 presidential elections, support for punitive measures against Israel has increased among members of both major parties...
    • Teacher With Down Syndrome Breaks Stereotypes for Gaza’s Mentally Disabled Students
      Nov 30, 2016 - 09:03:00 AM
      Hiba Anis Mustafa Shurafa guides students in her Gaza classroom, instructing them on the art of how to hold a pen and keep a steady hand when writing out letters. She understands the task is challenging because, like her students, Shurafa has Down syndrome.
    • Top Israeli Justices Face War Crimes Suit in Chile for Authorizing West Bank Wall
      Nov 29, 2016 - 09:48:00 PM
      A war crimes suit was filed in Chile against three Israeli Supreme Court justices for authorizing the construction of the West Bank separation barrier in the Bethlehem area, Palestinian sources involved in the lawsuit told Haaretz.The lawsuit, which also alleges crimes against humanity, was filed in Santiago on Monday and was joined by a number of Chilean lawmakers from left, right and centrist parties.
    • Chico Palestine Action Group Takes Stand Against Hewlett-Packard
      Nov 29, 2016 - 12:47:00 PM
      In a show of their support for the International Global Week of Action, the Chico Palestine Action Group is holding three demonstrations to boycott Hewlett-Packard.The International Global Week of Action began Friday, November 25. Protestors said this week is expected to be the largest coordinated series of boycotts to date. Close to 100 demonstrations will be carried out on six continents to target HP companies.
    • Israel Fires Raise Burning Questions About Occupation
      Nov 28, 2016 - 03:11:00 PM
      Is a fire started intentionally for political, or “nationalist,” motives worth more than an ordinary fire? Will the criteria for government compensation to Israeli citizens whose homes were damaged last week be set based on the source of the flames, creating a hierarchy of reparations and assistance?
    • Jimmy Carter: America Must Recognize Palestine
      Nov 28, 2016 - 09:32:00 AM
      We do not yet know the policy of the next administration toward Israel and Palestine, but we do know the policy of this administration. It has been President Obama’s aim to support a negotiated end to the conflict based on two states, living side by side in peace.That prospect is now in grave doubt. I am convinced that the United States can still shape the future of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict before a change in presidents, but time is very short.
    • Like Hero Tupac, Israeli Arab Rapper’s Music Provokes
      Nov 27, 2016 - 06:55:00 PM
      Israeli Arab rapper Tamer Nafar's politically-charged lyrics have sparked the same kind of controversy that may have made his hero Tupac Shakur proud.Nafar, from the pioneering political rap group DAM, has touched a nerve with songs like "Who's the Terrorist?" skewering what he and others say is discrimination against Arabs in Israel.
    • Israel to Begin Demolishing Bedouin Arab Village
      Nov 21, 2016 - 11:47:00 AM
      JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli government body says Israel is to carry out the first step in the planned demolition of a sprawling Bedouin Arab village in the southern desert.The Israel Lands Administration says that initially, about 30 Bedouin residents will be displaced on Tuesday.
    • Pro-Israel and Racist? Palestinians Aren’t Surprised in the Slightest
      Nov 20, 2016 - 07:30:00 AM
      Since his appointment last week as chief White House strategist, sensationalist media maven Steve Bannon—whose editorial sensibilities have spawned such haute headlines as “Birth control makes women unattractive and crazy”—has become something of a lightning rod in the mainstream Jewish-American community.
    • Palestinians Support Indigenous Dakota Pipeline Protests: “We Stand With Standing Rock”
      Nov 18, 2016 - 07:26:00 AM
      Native Americans have for months led protests against the Dakota Access pipeline, a $3.8 billion, nearly 1,200-mile construction project that will transfer oil across several states. Thousands of activists from around the country have traveled to North Dakota to support the indigenous resistance at the Standing Rock Indian Reservation.
  • Ha'aretz

    The online edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, with real-time breaking news, opinions and analysis from Israel and the Middle East.


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