Middle East Archive

Israel’s New Legislation Strips Palestinians Of Their Right To Live In Occupied East Jerusalem And Golan Heights
A new law approved by the Israeli parliament’s legislative committee will give Israelis wider powers to ban Palestinians from their right to live in occupied East Jerusalem and the Golan Heights.

The law also allows Israel’s government to withdraw residency from any Palestinian considered by Israel to be “involved in terrorism,” whether they have been convicted of a crime or not. It follows the government’s earlier …

Polish Prime Minister: Jews Were Also Perpetrators Of The Holocaust
Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said Saturday that there were “Jewish perpetrators” in the Holocaust, as well as Poles and others.

At the Munich Security Conference, the PM said it won’t be punishable to say that there were Polish perpetrators under a controversial new law in the country outlawing public statements that falsely and intentionally attribute Nazi crimes …

Regime forces attack demonstrators across Bahrain
Bahraini police forces have attacked protesters in several regions across the Persian Gulf kingdom, a few days after large crowds of demonstrators marked the seventh anniversary of their uprising against the ruling Al Khalifah dynasty.

The demonstrators on Friday called for the release of political prisoners, and expressed solidarity with prominent opposition cleric Sheikh Isa Qassim, who is now living under house arrest since Manama revoked his citizenship in June …

S. Arabia, UAE military aggression root cause of Yemen’s afflictions
A senior Iranian expert on international relations said on Wednesday that Military aggression of the Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is the major cause of Yemen’s current crisis and afflictions.

“The coalition between Ali Abdullah Saleh and Houthi’s was artificial,” said Hossein Mousvian, former Iranian diplomat and present visiting research scholar at Princeton University, US. He made the remarks in an interview with China …

Israel liable for ‘catastrophic’ situation in Gaza
The UN's Middle East envoy Nickolay Mladenov has briefed the UN Security Council (UNSC) on the “catastrophic” humanitarian crisis in the blockaded Gaza Strip, blaming the Israeli regime for the deteriorating situation.

Bolivian Ambassador Sacha Llorentty Soliz said Mladenov told the council behind closed doors Wednesday that drinking water is short, hospitals have been closed and “doctors stopped doing surgeries” in the coastal enclave. Mladenov, who was …