Champions on crutches: Palestinians form first amputee football team in Gaza
- Maha Hussaini مها حسيني
The founder of the Palestine Amputee Football Association hopes to form a national team and compete in international competitions
Members of the "Champions Team" from the Palestine Amputee Football Association at training (MEE/Mohammed ...
The balkanization of South America – and the role of fifth columns throughout the world
- Peter Koenig
During the recent meeting in Caracas of the Venezuelan Presidential Economic Advisory Commission, in mid-June 2018, President Maduro said something extremely interesting, but also extremely disturbing – nonetheless highly important for the region ...
The 'ultimate deal' that Jared Kushner is proposing for Palestine would strip the people of all their dignity
- Robert Fisk
After three Arab-Israeli wars, tens of thousands of Palestinian deaths and millions of refugees, does Kushner really believe that the Palestinians will settle for cash?
Is there no humiliation left for the Palestinians? After ...
Daraa, Syria: between hellfire and a closed border
- Sadik Abdul Rahman صادق عبد الرحمن
A war of this scale in Syria’s southern Hawran region—the volcanic plateau extending from the edge of Damascus through Quneitra, Suwayda, and Daraa Provinces into northwest Jordan—was not expected by many.
The ongoing talk since ...
EU’s debt deal is “kiss of death” for Greece
- C. J. Polychroniou Χ.Ι. Πολυχρονίου
After eight long and extremely painful years of austerity due to gigantic rescue packages that were accompanied by brutal neoliberal measures, in Athens, the “leftist” government of Alexis Tsipras has announced that the era of austerity ...
False choices: Globalism or Nationalism
- Zoltan Zigedy
In November of 2008, in the midst of the most severe global economic crisis since the Great Depression, I wrote that the era of global internationalism-- so-called “globalization”-- was coming to an end. “Centrifugal forces” of ...
Match made in hell: Bayer-Monsanto partnership signals death knell for humanity
- Robert Bridge
On what plane of reality is it possible that two of the world’s most morally bankrupt corporations, Bayer and Monsanto, can be permitted to join forces in what promises to be the next stage in the takeover of the world’s agricultural and ...
Did Israel inspire Trump’s family separation policy?
- Ramzy Baroud رمزي بارود
This past May, the United States Attorney General, Jeff Sessions, announced the government’s ‘zero tolerance’ policy at US border crossings. It was a matter of weeks before the new policy began yielding tragic outcomes. Those attempting ...
Abbas and the ‘Deal’
Is the Trump administration seeking a trade-off with Putin: Palestine for Syria?
- Abdelbari Atwan عبد الباري عطوان
It is far from certain that Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will be able to take up his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin’s invitation to attend the World Cup Final in Moscow in mid-July. The news coming from Ramallah about his health is not ...
The Feminist Storm Troopers
- Gideon Levy جدعون ليفي גדעון לוי
The battle for equal rights is being won, but do women really want the right to perpetrate war crimes or to maintain the occupation?
Merav Michaeli admires MJ Hegar. She even says she would vote for her – although, as far as is known, the Israeli ...