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.

    • Anti BDS Bills: U.S. Crackdown on Palestinian Activism
      Sep 18, 2018 - 09:10:00 AM
      Elected officials are targeting your free speech rights because they want to shield a foreign government from criticism.
    • On Sunday I Will Watch Israel Destroy My Home
      Sep 17, 2018 - 05:53:00 AM
      As I write these words, I await Israel’s destruction of the only home and community that I have known in my 52 years of life. The 180 residents of my West Bank village, Khan al-Ahmar — men, women and children — will soon be forcibly removed from our land in order to expand Israel’s illegal settlements.
    • Why Palestinians Like Me See Little Hope 25 Years After the Oslo Accords Opened the Door to Peace
      Sep 14, 2018 - 11:20:00 AM
      Today marks the 25th anniversary of the Oslo I Accord, the first agreement between the Israeli government and the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO), famously signed on the lawn of the White House.
    • I Advised the Palestinian Negotiating Team. It Was a Mistake to Have Negotiated With Israel at All
      Sep 14, 2018 - 11:04:00 AM
      Twenty-five years ago this month, on the White House lawn, the lives of a generation of Palestinians changed forever when the late Palestinian leader, Yasser Arafat, shook hands with Israeli Prime Minister...
    • 25 Years After Oslo Accords, Mideast Peace Seems Remote as Ever
      Sep 14, 2018 - 10:54:00 AM
      When the Oslo peace accords were signed a quarter-century ago, residents of Jericho celebrated. Their dusty, 11,000-year-old desert city was given autonomy before anywhere else on the West Bank. Palestinians saw it as a foothold for what they trusted would become their own new state. But nothing has turned out as they expected.
    • Trump Administration Tells Palestinian Refugees To Submit Or Starve
      Sep 14, 2018 - 10:49:00 AM
      The Trump administration’s decision to end funding for the U.N. agency responsible for Palestinian refugees, or UNRWA, fulfilled a long-standing goal of Israel and its American supporters. For years, Israel has sought to resolve the refugee crisis through policies aimed at normalizing Palestinian exile and denying Palestinian rights.
    • Is Speech Critical of Israel Anti-Semitic?
      Sep 14, 2018 - 10:40:00 AM
      As protests against Israel and the U.S. government’s alliance with it have roiled college campuses across the country — with demonstrations in recent years shutting down speeches by pro-Israel speakers from the University of Minnesota to San Francisco State University — a few questions have repeatedly come up.
    • Trump Administration Adopts New Definition of Anti-Semitism In Schools
      Sep 14, 2018 - 10:36:00 AM
      The Trump administration is changing how the Education Department investigates allegations of discrimination against Jewish students, backing an approach that is favored by pro-Israel groups but that critics worry will stifle free speech on campus.
    • Education Dept. Reopens Rutgers Case Charging Discrimination Against Jewish Students
      Sep 14, 2018 - 10:34:00 AM
      The new head of civil rights at the Education Department has reopened a seven-year-old case brought by a Zionist group against Rutgers University, saying the Obama administration, in closing the case, ignored evidence that suggested the school allowed a hostile environment for Jewish students.
    • No One Will Be Celebrating The 25th Anniversary Of the Oslo Accords
      Sep 14, 2018 - 10:29:00 AM
      On September 13, 1993, Israel and the Palestinian Liberation Organization signed the Oslo Accords on the lawn of the White House. Following some nudging from U.S. President Bill Clinton, Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and PLO Chair Yasser Arafat shook hands, thrilling the 3,000 assembled potentates.
  • 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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