19 Senate Democrats call on Biden to make major step toward Palestinian state

President Joe Biden must publicly outline a path for the US to recognize a nonmilitarized Palestinian state governed by a reformed Palestinian Authority, 19 Democratic Senators wrote in a letter to Biden on Wednesday.  The Palestinian state includes the West Bank and Gaza, the letter said.  “Given the severity of the current crisis, this […]

Six House Dems accuse Netanyahu of ‘utter disregard for Palestinian lives’ after Israel visit

WASHINGTON (JTA) — Six US House of Representatives Democrats returned from an Israel trip accusing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of “utter disregard for Palestinian lives” and fearing that he is moving toward Gaza’s “total destruction.” The Democrats — including the most senior Democrat on the House  appropriations committee, Rosa DeLauro of Connecticut — made […]

Rep. Tlaib accuses IDF of sexual violence against Palestinian children

US Representative Rashida Tlaib refuses to support a congressional resolution denouncing Hamas’s utilization of rape and sexual violence during and after the October 7 massacre. The bill, introduced by Democrat Lois Frankel of Florida, was approved by a 418 to 0 vote, with Tlaib opting to vote “present.” Tlaib explained her refusal to support […]

Gaza in chaos as Palestinian anger against Hamas grows

The second phase of the Israeli war in Gaza has further exacerbated the humanitarian crisis. Hundreds of thousands of displaced people who fled from the North now seek shelter in the already overcrowded southern part of the Gaza Strip. Many move from Khan Yunis, the current epicenter of IDF-Hamas fighting, to the southern end […]

Thousands of Gazans will become Christian, Palestinian Evangelical says

An ex-member of the Fatah terrorist organization, who embraced Christianity in the early 1990s, has asserted that a considerable number of Muslims in Gaza are likely to forsake Islam in the aftermath of the Israel-Hamas War, gravitating towards Christianity. Speaking to Joel Rosenberg on the latest episode of the Rosenberg Report, which aired on […]

Blinken: Palestinian civilian safety imperative, envisions durable peace

US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken urged Israel to do more to protect Palestinian civilians in its war with Hamas on Sunday, as Israeli tanks fought their way into the main city of the southern Gaza Strip. Two days after the United States vetoed a proposed United Nations demand for an immediate humanitarian ceasefire, […]

Israel-Hamas war: UN expects wave of Palestinian refugees after Gaza war

The United Nations refugee chief warned that the Gaza conflict could spur more displacement in the wider region as UN officials, politicians and aid groups gathered in Geneva on Wednesday to seek solutions to a global displacement crisis. A record 114 million people around the world have been driven from their homes, including about […]

Bosnian, Palestinian Gaza evacuees arrive in Bosnia

The first group of 26 Bosnians and their Palestinian relatives who had been stuck in Gaza arrived in the Bosnian capital Sarajevo on Monday, after they were evacuated to Egypt last week following weeks of waiting. After undergoing thorough medical check-ups at the Sarajevo airport, the evacuees reunited with their families and friends who […]