SA’s heroines must speak for Palestine

2017-08-13 06:07

Women who were detainees of the apartheid regime would more deeply understand a Palestinian woman political prisoner’s position, writes Janet Smith.

Fasting for Palestine: activists eschew food in solidarity

Activists fasting in solidarity with Palestinian prisoners gathered to break their fast at Constitution Hill in Johannesburg on Monday evening.

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Israel-held journalist ends 94-day hunger strike

2016-02-26 16:13

A Palestinian journalist held by Israel without trial, Mohammed al-Qiq, has agreed to end his 94-day hunger strike.

Israel to return bodies of 23 Palestinian attackers

2016-01-01 22:28

Israel is set to hand over the bodies of 23 Palestinians killed during recent attacks on Israelis, the army says.

Kerry 'cautiously optimistic' after talks with Netanyahu

2015-10-22 15:53

US Secretary of State John Kerry has expressed "cautious optimism" following talks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Palestinians no longer bound by Oslo agreement - Abbas

2015-10-01 16:24

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas says that the Palestinians are no longer bound by the 1993 Oslo interim peace accords with Israel.

Carter urges Palestinian elections

2015-05-03 07:20

Former US president Jimmy Carter has urged Palestinians to hold elections to end the division of the Israeli-occupied West Bank.

Pig-head protest misguided, says ANC

2014-11-02 11:30

The ANC has expressed concern at the action by Cosas members who placed a pig’s head in the meat section of a Woolworths store in protest against trade relations with Israel.

Thousands at pro-Palestine march

2014-07-18 17:50

Thousands of pro-Palestine protesters have gathered outside the Israeli Embassy trade office in Sandton.

IMF calls for Palestine breather

2013-03-15 09:42

The IMF has called for urgent action to help revive the Palestinian economy, saying it has been choked by Israeli restrictions and political uncertainty.


Palestine youth meet with local pupils

2017-08-01 14:03

Young Palestinians on a tour in the city on Monday told the pupils of the Pietermaritzburg Nizamia Islamic School of how children from the Arabic country yearn for peace.

WATCH: Abbas of Palestine and Zuma meet in Cape Town

President Jacob Zuma held bilateral talks with President Mahmoud Abbas of Palestine on Wednesday. The two discussed the way forward for Palestine and Israel.

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Hamas says Egypt has opened border crossing

2016-02-13 12:47

The Islamic militant group Hamas that rules Gaza says Egypt has opened its border with the territory for two days.

Palestinian anger after man shot dead

2015-12-28 18:39

Palestinians in Gaza and on social media have expressed outrage over the death of a naked man who was shot as he crossed from the Gaza Strip into Egypt.

Israel rejects call for international presence

2015-10-16 20:48

Israel has rejected Palestinian calls for a protection force to be deployed in east Jerusalem to quell violence around the flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque.

Protesters anything but happy with Pharrell Williams, Woolworths

2015-09-21 21:17

Hundreds of protesters waved Palestinian flags near the entrance of GrandWest Casino in Cape Town ahead of a Pharrell Williams concert.

Court bans Woolworths protests

2014-11-25 16:45

Pro-Palestine activists have been banned from protesting in Woolworths stores, the High Court in Johannesburg has ruled.

Obama encourages Israel to minimise deaths

2014-07-18 21:04

President Barack Obama has encouraged Israel to minimise civilian deaths in its ground push into Hamas-ruled Gaza.

Kerry: Middle East talks to resume soon

2013-07-17 18:40

US Secretary of State John Kerry says he hopes to resume peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians soon.

Britain summons Israeli envoy

2012-12-03 15:00

Britain has summoned Israel's ambassador for talks about the Jewish state's new settlement plans, saying it deplored the proposals.

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