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.

    • Great March of Return: Dreaming of Freedom
      Jul 17, 2018 - 09:49:00 AM
      The Great March of Return began as Ahmed Abu Artema’s dream - a dream to "fly free like birds” over Israel's militarized fence encaging Gaza. The dream turned into reality when tens of thousands of Palestinian refugees braved sniper fire for the freedom to return to their homes and land Israel banned them from.
    • Position Paper: Proposed Basic Law: Israel - The Nation State of the Jewish people
      Jul 16, 2018 - 11:38:00 AM
      This position paper discusses the implications of the Basic Law: Israel – The Nation-State of the Jewish People (hereinafter: the Nation-State Basic Law or the Basic Law) on the legal status of all Arabs living under the Israeli constitutional regime, which includes Palestinian citizens of Israel, Palestinian residents of Jerusalem, and Syrians residing in the Golan Heights. In this paper, Adalah argues that this Basic Law falls within the bounds of absolute prohibitions under international law, and is therefore illegitimate as a colonial law with characteristics of apartheid.
    • Preserving Palestinian Culture, One Seed at a Time
      Jul 13, 2018 - 09:04:00 AM
      Tanoreen’s owner, Rawia Bishara, was born in Nazareth and followed her husband to the United States in 1973. In 1998, after raising two children, she opened the place with only ten seats.
    • As Israeli Bulldozers Circle, a Tiny Village Takes Center Stage in Palestinian Struggle
      Jul 11, 2018 - 10:05:00 AM
      Growing up herding sheep and goats in the hills east of Jerusalem, Eid Jahalin never expected to find himself one day lobbying in the halls of the U.S. Congress. But that is how the 51-year-old spent last week, as the small cluster of shacks he calls his home village comes under threat of demolition by Israeli bulldozers.
    • George Bisharat: Legal Scholar, Educator, and Blues Musician
      Jul 10, 2018 - 08:19:00 AM
      Reflecting on his career and writing, Bisharat explains, “Fighting injustice is what inspires me professionally, personally and creatively through my legal career, as an educator and as a musician.”
    • Protests Erupt at Bedouin Village Israel Plans to Demolish
      Jul 09, 2018 - 11:56:00 AM
      Palestinian protests broke out on Wednesday at a Bedouin village in the occupied West Bank facing Israeli demolition in what rights groups have condemned as a bid to expand Jewish settlement.
    • ‘We will still resist’: West Bank Village Digs In As Demolition Looms
      Jul 09, 2018 - 11:53:00 AM
      A hair-raising dash across a busy highway is one of two ways of reaching the West Bank Bedouin community of Khan al-Ahmar. The other is to navigate a rugged and barely passable dirt track.
    • Israeli Forces Assault Palestinians, Prepare to Demolish Village
      Jul 09, 2018 - 06:59:00 AM
      At least 35 Palestinians wounded as Israeli forces prepare to demolish the entire Khan al-Ahmar village near Jerusalem.
    • Amputee Soccer Team a Game Changer for Gaza Wounded
      Jul 03, 2018 - 06:55:00 AM
      A soccer team made up of Palestinians who lost limbs to Israeli fire in the Gaza Strip is giving its players new purpose.
    • Palestinian-American George Bisharat “Big Harp George” Releases Video for “Alternative Facts”
      Jul 02, 2018 - 10:47:00 AM
      Palestinian-American law professor turned blues musician George Bisharat has a new album out on July 16. Taking the blues world by storm as Big Harp George, his latest record, Uptown Cool, is already creating a lot of buzz. Alternative Facts is the first video off the album, a biting parody about living in a post-truth world brought on by the Trump administration.
  • 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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