Randomly-chosen quotation:
"In my opinion, the transfer of a population to a hostile territory is a serious danger in long-range terms because it perpetuates the dispute and destroys any true chances for the dispute's resolution. A classic example is the Protestant settlement in Catholic Ireland that has created perpetual tensions and hostility."
(Yoram Shahar, 2003)
Nour Kayed Faiq Issa Nour Kayed Faiq Issa is a teenage (16 years-old) political prisoner from Anata, Jerusalem gov. He has the dubious record of being the youngest Palestinian arbitrarily imprisoned by the Israeli military authorities. He has been held without charges or trial. All indications are that his imprisonment is meant to screw his family because his brother engaged in a resistance action against Israelis.

Number of days arbitrarily imprisoned during his latest ordeal:

Percentage of Nour Issa’s life in prison: 4.3%

Recent events
8-10 Dec 2017
Israeli warplanes bomb several areas of Gaza; 2 dead and at least 25 injured
8 Dec 2017
UN Security Council special session on U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as capital of Israel
7 Dec 2017
start of • Days of Rage: major demonstrations in Jerusalem and Wadi Ara; 1000+ injured (inc. live ammunition), 4 dead
Israeli military finally release two Palestinian activists arbitrarily imprisoned for long terms
6 Dec 2017
Czech Republic says it recognizes West Jerusalem as Israel's capital
Declaration by US president that US recognises Jerusalem as capital of Israel and will start building new embassy there (Balfour Declaration II)
4 Dec 2017
Israeli warplanes bomb site near Damascus
1-4 Dec 2017
Israeli warplanes attack Iranian military base near Al-Kiswa, south of Damascus
1 Dec 2017
former US national security adviser pleads guilty in court to lying to FBI about illegal request to Russia that it postpone UN Security Council vote on Israeli settlements
24 Nov 2017
terrorist attack on mosque in northern Sinai kills at least 305 people