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Awash in Small Arms and Landmines: The Unseen Dangers Lurking in Libya
Posted on: Sep 14, 2012, Source: Inter Press Service
Landmines, unexploded ordnances and discarded ammunition pose a risk to Libya's population and have injured scores of civilians.
West Bank Streets Quiet as Palestinian Authority Suppresses Protests
Posted on: Feb 7, 2011, Source: IPS News
Security forces have been creating disruptions more frequently of late, in light of Egyptian and Tunisian uprisings, and release of the Palestinian Papers.
Israeli Handling of the Media Increasingly Brutal
Posted on: Jul 23, 2010, Source: IPS News
"The line between political activism and security is becoming increasingly blurred by the authorities who are trying to criminalise dissent."
Mideast Peace May Rest on the Future of 88 Houses
Posted on: Jul 7, 2010, Source: IPS News
Tensions mount as Israel continues to force Palestinians out of their homes -- an act that violates a host of UN resolutions.
Palestinian Children Face Daily Attacks While Going to School
Posted on: Nov 25, 2009, Source: IPS News
A safe walk to school is something many American children take for granted. Not so for many Palestinian youths who are facing attacks from Israeli settlers.
Disturbing: 375 Palestinian Children Jailed By Israeli Military Every Month
Posted on: Sep 26, 2009, Source: IPS News
Most Palestinian children are held for stone-throwing, which can bring a maximum penalty of 20 years imprisonment, five years less than the average murder sentence in Israel.
Israel's Blockade is Strangling Schools In Gaza
Posted on: Sep 17, 2009, Source: IPS News
Back to school in Gaza: "Sometimes when we hear Israeli planes flying overhead we are scared that they are going to bomb us again and that makes it hard to study."
Israel and the EU Clash Over Settlements
Posted on: Jul 21, 2009, Source: IPS News
Israel's actions are strangling the Palestinian economy and making Palestinians more reliant on foreign aid, the EU said.
Netanyahu's Foreign Policy Speech: Just Empty Talk
Posted on: Jun 16, 2009, Source: IPS News
"The peace process has been moving at the speed of a tortoise," said Yasser Abed Rabo. "Netanyahu has flipped it over on its back."
Shooting of U.S. Activist by Israeli Army Spotlights Excessive Force Used Against Protesters
Posted on: Mar 19, 2009, Source: IPS News
The teargas canister which hit Tristan Anderson is a new variety being used by the IDF, and is particularly lethal if fired directly at people.
Israeli Settlers Terrorize Palestinian Villagers
Posted on: Mar 11, 2009, Source: IPS News
An unofficial war between Israeli settlers and Palestinian villagers over the continued land expropriation continues unabated.
Could Israel Be Charged With War Crimes?
Posted on: Jan 7, 2009, Source: IPS News
The repeated bombing of clearly marked civilian buildings is a flagrant violation of international law.
Gaza Carnage Sets West Bank Aflame
Posted on: Dec 28, 2008, Source: IPS News
As Israeli airstrikes continue, protesters take to the streets.
Israel Expanding Settlements in East Jerusalem
Posted on: Aug 27, 2008, Source: IPS News
As peace negotiations supposedly continue, there are approximately 430,000 Israeli settlers residing illegally in the West Bank.
Israelis Assault Award-Winning Journalist
Posted on: Jul 8, 2008, Source: IPS News
The act was anything but unusual, but the victim wasn't just another traveler.
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