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  • August 16, 2018December 31, 2018

                    On 20 November, Human Rights Watch released a 65-page report titled “Bed and Breakfast on Stolen Land: Tourist Rental Listings in West Bank Settlements”,

  • August 16, 2018December 31, 2018

                    With the United States cutting aid to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) (see United States), a number of countries donated and pledged to donate to fill the $446 million deficit.

  • August 16, 2018December 31, 2018

                    In December, Russia presented itself as a possible broker between Hamas and Fatah.

  • August 16, 2018December 31, 2018

                    Paraguay’s Foreign Minister Luis Castiglioni announced on 5 September that Paraguay was reversing former Paraguayan president Horacio Cartes’ decision to move the country’s embassy to Jerusalem.

  • August 16, 2018December 31, 2018

                    The Palestinian and Israeli human rights organizations B’Tselem and al-Haq received the 2018 Human Rights Prize of the French Republic on 10 December in a ceremony at the French M

  • August 16, 2018December 31, 2018

                    The president of the Czech Republic Miloš Zeman said in a speech in front of the Knesset that he would work towards having the Czech Republic move

  • August 16, 2018December 31, 2018

                    Brazilian president-elect Jair Bolsonaro, who has displayed close relations to Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu and U.S.

  • August 16, 2018December 31, 2018

                    The Belgian Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced on 7 November that after a meeting with Palestinian foreign minister Riyad al-Maliki it had decided to enhan

  • August 16, 2018December 31, 2018

                    Following the Trump administration’s decision to move the U.S.

  • August 16, 2018December 31, 2018

                    In August, the European Union (EU) released its

  • August 16, 2018December 31, 2018

                    The World Bank’s “Economic Monitoring Report to the Ad Hoc Liaison Committee” released on 27 September detailed the economic decline in Palestin

  • August 16, 2018December 31, 2018

                    Both Israelis and Palestinians filed war crime complaints to the International Criminal Court (ICC) during this extended quarter.

  • August 16, 2018December 31, 2018

                    On 17 October the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) voted to confirm the State of Palestine as the next chair of the Group of 77 and China (see Intra-Palestinian Relations).

  • August 16, 2018December 31, 2018

                    By the end of 2018, U.S. president Donald Trump’s peace plan had still not been revealed nor had a date been set for when it would.

  • August 16, 2018December 31, 2018

                    (For update of Operation Northern Shield see Israel).

  • August 16, 2018December 31, 2018

                    King Abdullah II of Jordan decided to not renew 2 annexes of the 1994 peace treaty between Israel and Jordan after protest had been held for a couple of days in Jordan.

  • August 16, 2018December 31, 2018

                    The Qunaytra crossing connecting Syria to the occupied Golan Heights and to Jordan re-opened (10/15) for the first time in 4 year in October.

  • August 16, 2018December 31, 2018

                    In Israel the biggest political story relates to the Israeli attack on Gaza amid the cease-fire negotiations on 8 November (see Palestinian-Israeli Conflict and Intra-Palestinian Relations).

  • August 16, 2018December 31, 2018

    Reconciliation Process

  • August 16, 2018December 31, 2018

    Overview of Violence

  • May 16, 2018August 15, 2018

    The U.S. tried and failed to stymie criticism of Israel’s assault on Gaza at the UN this quarter. After U.S.

  • May 16, 2018August 15, 2018

    With the EU scrambling to preserve the JCPOA and pushing for Israel to cancel its plans to evacuate and demolish the Bedouin village of Khan al-Ahmar (see “Iran” and “Demolitions and Displacement” above), European-Israeli relations deteriorated this quarter.

  • May 16, 2018August 15, 2018

    Facilitating the Slaughter in Gaza

  • May 16, 2018August 15, 2018

    After Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman visited the U.S.

  • May 16, 2018August 15, 2018

    After U.S. president Trump announced (5/8) that he was pulling the U.S. out of the 7/14/2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, or JCPOA, attention shifted to its three European signatories—the UK, France, and Germany.

  • May 16, 2018August 15, 2018

    Following a series of increasingly deadly skirmishes between Iranian-backed forces and Israeli troops in southwest Syria last quarter (see JPS 47 [4]), the Iranian role in the ongoing Syrian civil war took center stage.

  • February 16, 2018May 15, 2018

    Boycott

  • February 16, 2018May 15, 2018

    Besides the outpouring of international support for UNRWA in the wake of the U.S. aid cuts last quarter (see “UNRWA” above), there were a number of new pledges of support for the Palestinians.

  • February 16, 2018May 15, 2018

    Controversy dogged the UK Labour Party and its leader, Jeremy Corbyn, this quarter, leading to a diplomatic row with Israel’s Labor Party.

  • February 16, 2018May 15, 2018

    As Israel met the protests in Gaza with lethal fire (see “The Great March of Return” above), the Israeli press reported (4/16) that a number of “European groups” had put forth the outlines of a possible “cease-fire” agreement.