India dithers on the Palestinian question
- Vijay Prashad
Arms deals and US influence is behind India's 25-year-old rapprochement with Israel.
A mural made in Jenin (Palestine) by the Indian artist Orijit Sen, who went there with the Indian street theatre group Jana Natya Manch (Janam) to meet the Palestinian ...
60% of the homes destroyed in 2014 Israeli offensive on Gaza still not rebuilt
- Middle East Monitor
Palestinian MP Jamal Al-Khoudary has revealed that the reconstruction of the homes and other buildings in Gaza destroyed by the Israeli military offensive in 2014 is proceeding, but at a very slow pace, Al-Resalah newspaper reported on Sunday. According ...
The cruel experiments of Israel’s arms industry
- Matt Kennard
Round the back of Ramallah’s main hospital lies the house of Iyad Haddad, a 52-year-old human rights investigator. His home office is the shopfront of a decrepit building and at first glance it looks like a bric-a-brac shop. But the objects ...
Why the Fear-mongering? Only One Democratic State is Possible in Palestine and Israel
- Ramzy Baroud رمزي بارود
Long before December 28, when Secretary of State, John Kerry took the podium at the Dean Acheson Auditorium in Washington DC to pontificate on the uncertain future of the two-state solution and the need to save Israel from itself, the subject of a ...
Israelis to build another wall along Gaza border
- Middle East Monitor
Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman has approved a budget of NIS3.34 billion ($870 million) to build a wall along the border with the Gaza Strip, Ynet News reported on Monday. The project is said to be one of the biggest and most expensive ever ...
Israeli Journalist Gideon Levy: The 'Real Landlords' of Israel Are the Settlers
- Shir Hever שיר חבר
Gideon Levy discusses how the government's preoccupation with a small colony in the occupied West Bank demonstrates the political power of the settler lobby in Israel
How many British MPs are working for Israel?
- Jonathan Cook جونثان كوك
Al Jazeera are to be congratulated on an undercover investigation exposing something most of us could probably have guessed: that some Israeli embassy staff in the UK – let’s not pussy around, Mossad agents – are working with ...
“In ‘breathtaking’ UN vote, Obama changed his policy on Israeli settlements, making them a war crime ˮ: Norman Finkelstein
- Philip Weiss
Over New Year’s, I had two phone conversations with Norman Finkelstein about the historic UN Security Council Resolution 2334 of December 23, which labeled Israeli settlements a flagrant violation of international law. The transcript is ...
Hebron shooter Elor Azaria is indeed the norm
- Amira Hass عميرة هاس עמירה הס
Over the past year and a half, dozens of Palestinian men, women and children have been killed, even though they could have been overpowered while they were still alive. The difference between them and Azaria is that he was videotaped.
Elor Azaria's ...
Gaza music school uses Mozart and Fairuz to overcome effects of war
- Ahmed Alkabariti أحمد الكباريتي
Just outside a building in the Tal al-Hawa neighborhood of Gaza City a group of young people gather under a window to listen to the beautiful classical music coming out of the window a few meters above.
The window belongs to a small apartment used ...