This week, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas demanded that serious change should takes place on the ground before peace talks could resume, in the meantime Israeli troops killed two men in the West Bank.
The international Human rights watch this week accused Israel of committing war crimes during the war on Gaza last month, in the meantime Israeli troops killed two Palestinians this week. Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for September 6th, to the 12th, 2014.
The Pentagon has announced it will soon start flying bombing missions out of the Kurdish region of northern Iraq as part of an expanded U.S.-led military campaign against militants from the Islamic State. But it remains unclear when the U.S. will begin launching airstrikes in Syria.
We look at the growing movement for drug decriminalization that is moving ahead in the United States and being amplified by former heads of state from around the globe.
Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for August 30th to September 5th, 2014.
This week an open-ended Egyptian mediated ceasefire ended the 50 days long Israeli war on Gaza. Regardless, at least 22 people were killed in Gaza this week. And in the West Bank Israeli soldiers killed one child.
The Bank of Ireland began to prevent all financial transfers to Cuba in recent weeks because of a business relationship with a US bank, reported the Irish Times newspaper.
Mourners are gathering in St. Louis today for the funeral of Michael Brown, the unarmed African-American teenager killed by a white police officer on August 9.
For some August 20 is just another day. For me it’s a date that’s been marked forever as the end of the period known as the Prague spring. It was on this fatal day that 200,000 soldiers from the Warsaw pact, principally from the “Glorious Red Army of the Soviet Union”, equipped with 2,300 tanks invaded Czechoslovakia.