Israel demands PA stop paying off prisoners' families
Monday, May. 1, 2017 | Ahmad Melhem, Contributor
Israel's prime minister has called for an end to payments to Palestinians held in Israeli prisoners and their families, but so far the Palestinian Authority has refused to comply.
What's in Palestine's first ever education law?
Friday, Apr. 21, 2017 | Ahmad Melhem, Contributor
The Palestinian Education Ministry announced the ratification of their first law on education to bring significant changes to the educational and academic process in the Palestinian territories.
PA faces backlash after slashing Gaza salaries
Thursday, Apr. 20, 2017 | Ahmad Melhem, Contributor
The Palestinian Authority's move to cut a chunk out of its Gaza employees’ salaries is being met with anger amid concerns that the real motive behind the decision is more political than financial.
Palestinians make peace process a group effort
Thursday, Apr. 13, 2017 | Ahmad Melhem, Contributor
The Palestinian Authority is relying on help from Egypt and Jordan to involve the United States in the peace process with Israel, though some Palestinians question whether the United States can participate without bias.
West Bank cafe transports customers to Damascus
Wednesday, Apr. 12, 2017 | Ahmad Melhem, Contributor
The Demashq cafe in the West Bank city of Jenin mimics the architecture and atmosphere of a traditional Damascus cafe, taking customers back to the days of a peaceful Syria.