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.

    • Banksy’s Hotel Undermines Palestinian Efforts to Narrate Their Own History
      Mar 23, 2017 - 08:41:00 AM
      In the past week, Banksy’s “Walled off Hotel,” located in the occupied Palestinian city of Bethlehem, has generated an incredible amount of media attention. It’s not the first time Banksy has drawn attention to the situation in Palestine...
    • Young Palestinian Dancers Tell Stories of Resistance
      Mar 22, 2017 - 08:44:00 AM
      A group of young dancers and rappers from the Dheisheh refugee camp in the occupied West Bank are on tour, bringing original music, hip-hop and dabke folk dance to audiences across the US.
    • Israeli Ministry Trying to Compile Database of Citizens Who Support BDS
      Mar 21, 2017 - 04:39:00 PM
      Strategic Affairs Minister Gilad Erdan wants to set up a database of Israeli citizens who are involved in promoting and supporting boycotts, divestment and sanctions (BDS) against Israel or the settlements.
    • This Water Day, Think of Gaza
      Mar 21, 2017 - 08:07:00 AM
      Ninety percent of all the water flowing through Gaza is unfit for human consumption. That’s right — nine out of ten times a family turns on the tap (if they have one), the water will be hazardous. It might run cloudy...
    • UN Report Decries Israeli Settlements’ ‘Alarming Pace’
      Mar 20, 2017 - 04:34:00 PM
      The UN's special rapporteur on the occupied Palestinian territories has decried how Israel's "illegal settlement enterprise has moved at an alarming pace" this year.Michael Lynk pointed on Monday to announcements...
    • Inside Gaza’s ‘Recycled Library’
      Mar 20, 2017 - 08:19:00 AM
      In an era where social media is the name of the game, people are no longer reading books in the Gaza Strip. But some young girls who believe that reading is an intrinsic part of education have provided a glimmer of hope...
    • Palestinian Amputee, 14, Recalls Detention by Israeli Forces: ‘I Wasn’t Afraid of Being Hit’
      Mar 17, 2017 - 08:17:00 AM
      He’s no longer a boy. It’s hard to believe he’s just 14. Not by his appearance, not by his speech, certainly not by what he’s undergone in the past two years. He tells his story in a dry, businesslike manner...
    • UN Official Resigns After Pressure to Withdraw Israel Apartheid Report
      Mar 17, 2017 - 07:47:00 AM
      A senior United Nations official has resigned, following pressure from Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to withdraw the landmark report published earlier this week finding Israel guilty of apartheid.
    • Expert Q&A re Protests Against the Palestinian Authority
      Mar 16, 2017 - 10:45:00 AM
      There have been a series of protests against the Palestinian Authority (PA) recently, which Palestinian police violently dispersed. What are these demonstrations about? What are the protesters asking for? Diana Buttu, political analyst and former advisor to Palestine Liberation Organization Chairman and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, weighs in.
    • UN Report: Israel Has Established an ‘Apartheid Regime’
      Mar 15, 2017 - 07:04:00 AM
      A new United Nations report accuses Israel of having established "an apartheid regime that oppresses and dominates the Palestinian people as a whole". The publication comes amid renewed...
  • 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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