Two-state solution
Israel’s collective punishment of Palestinians in Gaza not acceptable, says UN Chief

Participants in the UN Security Council highlighted need for a ceasefire in Gaza and a long term solution to the Palestinian question as necessary for peace

With 25,000 dead in Gaza, Netanyahu rejects any possibility of two-state future

Rejecting proposals for peace in the region, Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu denies any possibility of a two-state solution, wants Israeli occupation on Palestinian land to continue forever

BRICS leaders condemn Israeli war crimes in Gaza, call for end of hostilities

A delegation of Arab-Islamic countries also met Chinese and Russian foreign ministers earlier this week in order to push for an end of of Israeli violence against Palestinians and lasting peace in the region

Israel wants either an apartheid state or an ethnic cleansing process, both crimes under international law

The Israeli political class appears to be using the conflict that began on October 7 as the pretext to erase Palestinians from Palestine

Palestinian President Abbas UNGA Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas demands renewal of peace process, full UN membership

Several countries raised the issue of Israel’s continued occupation of Palestine during the ongoing 78th session of the UN General Assembly. They also underlined the need for the world community to hold Israel accountable

Oslo Accords Israel has used the Oslo Accords to strengthen its occupation   

No serious efforts were ever made by either Israel or its main international backer, the US, to implement the two-state solution as envisaged in the Oslo Accords signed between 1993 and 1995. Instead Israel has doubled down on its occupation and apartheid policies

Mahmoud Abbas visits China China and Palestine are ‘strategic partners,’ announces Xi Jinping during Mahmoud Abbas’ state visit 

China reiterated its support for Palestinian statehood with 1967 borders and East Jerusalem as its capital and asked all parties to respect the historic status quo in the occupied territories 

UNSC statement on Israeli settlements UNSC statement condemns Israeli settlement activities in occupied Palestinian territories 

The statement was adopted as an alternative to a strongly-worded resolution drafted by Palestine and the UAE that was reportedly rejected due to pressure exerted by the US

UN to observe Nakba Day in series of approved resolutions on Palestine

The UNGA approved five resolutions on ‘the questions of Palestine and the Middle East’ this week, including a decision to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Nakba

International Day of solidarity with Palestine On International Day of Solidarity with Palestinians, there is a chasm between action and rhetoric

The international community continues to express solidarity with the Palestinians and reiterate its commitment to the two-state solution. However, it has stood by as Israel has intensified its apartheid policies

Naftali Bennett’s government in Israel loses parliamentary majority

The resignation of Idit Silman, whip of the Yamina party, has led to a tie in the 120-member Knesset between the eight-party ruling alliance led by Bennett and the opposition

Amidst widespread condemnation, first ever Arab-Israel summit concludes in Negev

In an apparent attempt to strategize against Iran, foreign ministers from Egypt, UAE, Bahrain and Morocco met with Israel and the US