Bill Fletcher, Jr. is the former president of TransAfrica Forum. Follow him on Twitter, Facebook and He is the author of the new mystery The Man Who Fell From the Sky.
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COMMENTARY: Trump seems to be intent on an Israeli/Palestinian peace plan…without the Palestinians!

NNPA NEWSWIRE— “The most recent component of this story has been the leak that a special conference is to be hosted in Bahrain to unveil the bribe…excuse me…the economic package. The Palestinian National Authority, the political state structure in the occupied territories, was not invited to participate. Some Palestinian businesspeople have been invited, however. Reportedly they are choosing not to attend.” […read more]

Bill Fletcher, Jr. is the former president of TransAfrica Forum. Follow him on Twitter, Facebook and at And look for his new novel The Man Who Fell From the Sky.
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COMMENTARY: The rise of anti-Semitism has nothing to do with those who are pro-Palestinian!

NNPA NEWSWIRE — When neo-fascists marched on Charlottesville, Virginia in 2017 and chanted “Jews will not replace us!” Trump was silent. His later comments that there were allegedly good people on “both sides” excused away the actions of these fascists. Therefore, no surprise when former President Obama and others said that Trump’s words of condolence in the aftermath of the Pittsburgh massacre rang hollow. […read more]


Europe Seeks Role in Postwar Gaza

JOSEF FEDERMAN, Associated Press JERUSALEM (AP) — European nations are offering to help enforce the cease-fire in the Gaza Strip, a scenario that could provide key international backing for maintaining the peace and step up the pressure on Hamas militants to relinquish power. The European Read More


Israel Pulls Troops Out of Gaza

  (BBC) – Israel has withdrawn its troops from the Gaza Strip to “defensive positions” outside the Palestinian territory. It says the main aim of its offensive – to destroy militants’ tunnels – has been achieved. A 72-hour truce – brokered by Egyptian mediators late Read More


Church a Haven for Muslims in Gaza

The Associated Press Muslim families driven from their homes by the fierce fighting between Israel and Hamas are observing Ramadan in Gaza City’s Greek Orthodox church. St. Porphyrios Church has thrown its doors open to hundreds of displaced Palestinians, some of the more than 140,000 Read More


Palestinians Demand Justice and Action

  by Ashahed M. Muhammad Special to the NNPA from The Final Call CHICAGO ( – Palestinian political and student organizations led rallies in several cities across the United States recently calling for justice and protesting the brutality of the Israeli government and police. A Read More


Clashes Break Out During Palestinian Funeral

YOUSUR ALHLOU, Associated Press JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police clashed with rock-throwing Palestinian protesters in Jerusalem on Friday as thousands mourned at the funeral for an Arab teen who Palestinians say was killed by Israeli extremists in a revenge attack. Palestinian militants, meanwhile, fired rockets Read More