Category - israel-palestine

  • January 31, 2012

    The UN Humanitarian Coordinator for occupied Palestinian territory has called for an immediate end to the demolition of Palestinian homes by the Israeli authorities.

  • January 30, 2012

    Asira Al-Qibliya residents are experiencing increased, organized attacks by Jewish settlers on their West Bank village, say Ecumenical accompaniers.

  • January 19, 2012

    Senior representatives of Christian Churches in Britain have met with Palestinian Authority President, Mahmoud Abbas at Lambeth Palace.

  • September 22, 2011

    Five hundred Israeli academics and intellectuals recently signed a petition supporting the Palestinian statehood bid: so will the 66th Session of the UN General Assembly decide whether ‘Palestine’ becomes fact or stays fiction - and what kind of fact or fiction? Dr Harry Hagopian explores the background to the much-written-about upcoming UN vote.

  • September 20, 2011

    Though their leaders may be at political odds with each other, a group of Israeli and Palestinian students learned that they can communicate through art.

  • September 16, 2011

    Church leaders in Jerusalem have said that they support a negotiated solution to the question of a Palestinian state in the Middle East.

  • August 1, 2011

    The Middle East and North Africa area remains a vast and heterogeneous region of turbulence, confusion, hope, dread, reform, stand-off, contradiction, expectation, frustration, life and death.

  • July 14, 2011

    Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams has launched an ecumenical appeal for funds to help sustain Christian communities in Israel-Palestine.

  • July 14, 2011

    The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, and the Catholic Archbishop of Westminster, Vincent Nichols, are jointly hosting a conference on Christians in the Holy Land next week.

  • June 18, 2011

    Israeli political leaders should heed opinions articulated by Jewish-American actor Leonard Nimoy and others, appreciating that a just solution for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is as much in their interest as it is in that of Palestinians, says Harry Hagopian. Otherwise, if a Palestinian gamble for virtual statehood is met by the usual Israeli intransigence, the outcome could become more deleterious for both peoples let alone more volatile for the Arab Spring.