Palestine

12 stories about Palestine
Peres Center

The Peres Center is on a mission for peace - and it’s using tech collaboration to drive it

13.09.20|James Spiro
The Peres Center for Peace and Innovation frequently partners with Palestinian entities to help foster their tech ecosystem - but its participation must remain in the shadows
מוסף שבועי 30.8.18 עזת הסיליקון Gaza Sky Geeks חממת סטארטאפים ב עזה

World Bank to invest $15 million to offer IT jobs to Palestinian youth

15.06.20|Adi Pick
More than a quarter of working-age Palestinians were unemployed even prior to the Covid-19 pandemic. Youth unemployment in the West Bank stood at 37% in the fourth quarter of 2019 and an alarming 61% in Gaza, according to the World Bank
זיהוי פנים ריגול מעקב פרטיות

Microsoft Announces Probe Into Israeli Facial Recognition Startup’s West Bank Activity

17.11.19|Omer Kabir
Microsoft has hired former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to look into the operations of Tel Aviv-based AnyVision, to see if the use of its technology by Israeli forces in the West Bank violates Microsoft’s ethical principles
אלביט מערכות נתנאל גרופ פארק תמר רחובות

Britain’s HSBC Delists Investment in Israeli Defense Contractor Elbit, Reports Say

30.12.18|Lilach Baumer
Elbit says it has not received any such announcement from the British Bank. Campaigners framed the decision as a Pro-BDS win
יאיר נתניהו בנו של ראש הממשלה בבית משפט השלום ב תל אביב

Facebook Temporarily Blocks Netanyahu’s Son for Hate Speech

17.12.18|Omer Kabir
The social network temporarily banned the son of the Israeli Prime Minister following three anti-Palestinian posts, prompting him to take to Twitter and accuse Facebook of operating a "thought police"
תקיפה ב עזה חמאס תחנת הטלוויזיה

Israel’s Southern Schools Reopen as Gaza Ceasefire Comes Into Effect

13.11.18|Lilach Baumer
After almost two days of fighting and arbitration efforts by Egypt and the United Nations, a ceasefire has been agreed upon between Israel and the Palestinian factions in Gaza
נבחרת ישראל נגד נבחרת רומניה משחק ידידות ב אצטדיון נתניה

Required Not to Air Games in the West Bank, Israeli Broadcaster May Waive UEFA Rights, Report Says

07.10.18|Lilach Baumer
Kan won the rights to broadcast the games of the Israeli national football team during the next UEFA European Championships, but the contract forbids it from broadcasting to Israeli citizens living outside Israel’s 1967 lines
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FIFA to Launch Disciplinary Action Against Palestinian Soccer Chief, Israeli Official Says

14.06.18|Tofi Stoler
The head of the Palestinian Football Association, Jibril Rajoub, led a campaign against a friendly game between Israel and Argentina, which was subsequently canceled
ליאו מסי ב מדי נבחרת ארגנטינה

Following Pressure From Palestinians, Argentina Cancels Friendly Soccer Match With Israel

06.06.18|Tofi Stoler
The game, originally scheduled to take place Saturday, sparked controversy when it was moved to Jerusalem
ליאו מסי ב מדי נבחרת ארגנטינה

Palestinian Soccer Official Slams Messi Ahead of Jerusalem Exhibition Game

04.06.18|Tofi Stoler
Argentinian soccer player Lionel Messi is scheduled to a play in a friendly game between Israel and his home country of Argentina this weekend in Jerusalem
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Israeli Lawmaker’s Twitter Account Suspended After Tweet Saying Palestinian Girl in Custody Should Have Been Shot

24.04.18|Omer Kabir and Tofi Stoler
Twitter suspended the account of right-wing Israeli lawmaker Bezalel Smotrich after he published a tweet saying a Palestinian 17-year old placed in custody for slapping and kicking Israeli soldiers should have been shot, “at least in her kneecap”