Full video of Riyad Mansour, Palestinian Ambassador to the United Nations, praising the decision of the UN Security Council to condemn settlements.
The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) passed a resolution condemning Israeli settlement building in the Palestinian Territories today, December 23, 2016. The U.S. abstained.
The events of 1990 shook the region and reawakened the possibility of a peaceful resolution to the conflict.
The mandate for Palestine proved to be an exceptional case of ambiguity, duplicity, and mismanagement on the part of British administrators sent from London.
Perhaps the most contentious issue in the Middle East’s 20th century was the signing by British officials of the Balfour Declaration in contradiction of promises made to both Arab and French partners. Multiple attempts were made by the British
Originally posted on The International Scope:
George Habash, an Orthodox Christian from Lod, Palestine founded the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), a secular left-wing Palestinian organization founded in 1967 and consistently in the vanguard of Palestinian politics through the 70’s. The organization is still active today, despite arrest by Fatah authorities and assassinations…