Category - Israel Palestine

  • March 14, 2017

    In mid-February, 16 African-American pastors from the USA toured the Holy Land to learn more about the Israel- Palestine conflict. The visit was an initiative by the Lott Carey Global Christian Missional Community and led by its president, the Rev. Dr Alyn E. Waller, who is a senior pastor at the Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church in Philadelphia..

  • February 28, 2017

    On 26 February 2017, Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas formally received the General Secretary of the World Council of Churches (WCC), the Rev Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, for a meeting to discuss just peace in Palestine and Israel.

  • February 17, 2017

    Extremism, bloodshed and displacement continue to plague the Middle East, a senior United Nations envoy told the Security Council yesterday, warning that these phenomena are feeding intolerance, violence, and religious radicalism far beyond the region.

  • December 27, 2016

    The United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed the adoption of a Security Council resolution which states that the establishment of Israeli settlements in Palestinian territory occupied since 1967, have “no legal validity”, constitute a “flagrant violation” under international law and are a “major obstacle” to a two-State solution and a just, lasting and comprehensive peace.

  • September 23, 2016

    The latest Middle East Analysis podcast features a wide-ranging summary of significant developments relating to the region from Dr Harry Hagopian, Ekklesia associate and consultant to the Catholic

  • September 16, 2016

    At a joint consultation on the Holy Land, the World Council of Churches and the National Council of Churches of Christ in the USA released a statement calling for an end to the denial of rights and generations of suffering in the Holy Land.

  • July 8, 2016

    Two years after war devastated large parts of the Gaza strip, claiming more than 1,500 civilian lives, Israel’s blockade stifles recovery for 1.8 million Palestinians living in the region.

  • August 22, 2015

    Thirty-one aid, faith, human rights, and development organisations are calling on world leaders to take urgent action to halt ongoing demolitions in the occupied West Bank.

  • August 6, 2015

    'Through Young Eyes', a series of drawings by Palestinian teenagers who lived through last year’s Israel-Gaza conflict will be exhibited at London’s P21 gallery, from 7-22 August.

  • August 3, 2015

    The UN Secretary-General and the UN special envoy on the Middle East have strongly condemned the arson attack in the West Bank that killed a Palestinian child.