Israel to formalise defence ties with Morocco on minister’s visit

Israel’s Defence Minister Benny Gantz is headed to Morocco to “formalise” security cooperation between the two countries. The two-day trip, beginning on Tuesday, comes less than a year after Morocco … Read More

Palestinian rights activists defiant over Israeli spyware hacks

Ramallah, occupied West Bank – Palestinian civil society employees and political activists say they are determined to continue their work despite the criminalisation of their organisations by Israel and the … Read More

US says it ‘strongly’ opposes Israel’s settlement expansion plans

The Biden administration has voiced opposition to settlement expansion plans by Israel in the West Bank, saying that they damage “the prospects for a two-state solution” in a rare criticism … Read More

Why is Israel labelling Palestinian rights groups ‘terrorists’?

Ramallah, Occupied West Bank – On October 22, Israel designated six prominent civil society and human rights groups in Palestine as “terrorist” organisations. The designation was widely condemned by the international … Read More

Israel envoy to visit US after NGOs labelled ‘terrorists’

Israel will send an envoy to Washington, DC, to explain its decision last week to designate six Palestinian non-governmental organisations as “terrorists”, a foreign ministry official has said. The statement … Read More

Outcry as Israel labels Palestinian rights groups ‘terrorists’

Israel has issued a military order designating six prominent Palestinian human rights groups as “terrorist organisations”, in a move swiftly condemned by the Palestinian Authority, rights groups, and the United … Read More