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PA salary cuts leave Gaza employees unable to cope

Raafat Al-Nedar woke up and headed straight to join the long queues at the ATM in the northern Gaza city of Jabaliya in order to withdraw his month salary. The 47-year-old had already spent the money; repayment of a loan he’d t

The PA is unable to stop the security chaos in the occupied West Bank

There have been repeated incidents of Palestinian public figures being shot at in the West Bank, including a Palestine Legislative Council members, doctors and Palestinian Authority officials, along with the increased use of weapons to resolve per

The PA is taking sides in a diplomatic game that spells disaster for Palestinians

The excessive focus on US President Donald Trump’s forthcoming “deal of the century” is already marginalising the Palestinians. Pitting the US plan against the two-state compromise has created another diplomatic battlefield in wh

The Palestinian issue and the horizon of the new birth

The Palestinian situation is facing one of the most complex historical challenges in the light of Zionism’s renewal of its colonial and occupational principles and its pursuit of Judaising the land, the state, and the geography at all costs.

The logic behind US humiliation of the Palestinians

Over the past two years, the Trump administration has launched an all-out diplomatic assault on the Palestinians, while preparing a new initiative to resolve the Middle East conflict. It has claimed its plan is different from any other, downplayed

It took just 16 minutes to learn what it means to be an American Muslim visiting Jerusalem

As my older sister was holding onto her American passport for protection and being handcuffed by an Israeli female soldier, six words were uttered by her assailant which told her that the navy blue document wasn’t going to do her any good:&n

Palestinians still have great hope in Brazil

On 31 March, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro visited Jerusalem and announced that a Brazilian commercial office will be opened in the city. He also joined Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the Western Wall (Al-Buraq) of Al-Aqsa Mosqu

Access to clean water is a human right, so why is Palestine an exception?

Free access to clean water is a basic human right. This is not just a common-sense assertion, but also a binding legal commitment enshrined in international law. In November 2002, the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

How the left also dehumanises Palestinians in Gaza

Along the political spectrum, from the far left to extreme right, and spanning racial and ethnic lines, nearly everyone who has something to say about protesters in Gaza seems to fail the task of recognising Palestinian humanity. If it's comin

The Unfinished Gaza War

The current violence targeting Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails dates back to January 2. It was then that Israel’s Public Security Minister, Gilad Erdan declared that the “party is over.” &ldq

Israel election: Why Israel desperately needs regime change

Israel’s elections on Tuesday remain too close to call. With Likud and the Blue and White list polling neck and neck, incumbent Benjamin Netanyahu likely has the easiest path to forming a new coalition government – but challenger Benny

The unfinished Gaza war: What Netanyahu hopes to gain from attacking Palestinian prisoners

The current violence targeting Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails dates back to January 2. It was then that Israel’s Public Security Minister, Gilad Erdan declared that the “party is over.” &ldq

‘Prisoners are heroes’: Being a Palestinian prisoner in Israel

Palestinian prisoners in Israeli prisons are 

Layla Moran, British Member of Parliament of Palestinian descent [File photo]

A British Palestinian MP seeks recognition for Palestine in the home of the Balfour Declaration

Britain’s first Member of Parliament of Palestinian descent is preparing for a historic debate on Friday to have the government give official recognition to the state of Palestine in what she says is probably the “most personal

Great March of Return is Palestinians’ Cry for Justice

The aims of the Great March of Return protests, which began in Gaza on March 30 last year, are to put an end to the suffocating Israeli siege and implement the right of return for Palestinian refugees who were expelled from their homes and

Kahanism: The logical conclusion of Zionism

In Israel’s elections later this month, a hard-right bloc led by the incumbent Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, 

Why I still go to the Great Return March

For the past year, I’ve had to endure this question: Why do you go to the Great Return March protests? Some ask out of sarcasm, while many are good-intentioned and want to hear the answer. Here’s what I have to say.

Today’s Great March of Return is a turning point in Palestinian collective memory

Despite Israeli efforts to deter Palestinians from taking part in today’s 

The 47th Friday of the Great March of Return - Gaza [Photo File]

Why wouldn’t the world welcome Hamas if they organize the Marches of Return?

Why wouldn’t the world welcome Hamas if they organize the Marches of Return? Why the Great Return March protests? What’s happening now in Gaza connects directly to

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