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Israel observes Egypt protests fearful for Sisi

The recent Egyptian protests have attracted the attention of the Israeli decision-making circles, both media and political, although Israeli officials – political, military and security – have declined to officially comment on the even

Will Arab MKs turn Gantz into a dove of peace?

The Arab dominated Joint List on Sunday recommended the head of Israel’s Blue and White

Israeli court approves use of Palestinian bodies as bargaining chips

A Palestinian family in the Jerusalem-area village of al-Eizariya has been 

Remembering the Sabra and Shatila massacre 35 years on

On September 16, 1982, following the Israeli invasion of Lebanon, the right-wing Christian Phalange militia stormed the Sabra and Shatila refugee camps in West Beirut and began

Kholoud Zibidi says she will vote for the Arab Joint List in order to be represented in the Knesset [Arwa Ibrahim/ Al Jazeera]

Palestinians in Israel: Netanyahu's racism makes us want to vote

Jaffa, Occupied Palestine - Days ahead of a national parliamentary vote the streets of this Palestinian city, whic

Boycotts, Benjamins, and America’s university leaders

By: David Klein  If there is one thing that unites American university presidents, it is opposition to the

‘The Most Vegan Army in the World’: How Israel co-opts veganism to justify Palestinian oppression

By Sarah Doyel Gleaming produce spills out of market baskets. An outstretched palm offers fresh herbs, an organic farm in the background. A table overflowing with a rainbow o

Israel is still planning to displace even more Palestinians

Since the 1948 Nakba when Israel was created in the historic land of Palestine, which resulted in the ethnic cleansing of more than 700,000 Palestinians from their homeland, successive Israeli governments have continued to propose political and de

A view of construction works in Ramot, a Jewish settlement in East Jerusalem on 4 October 2018 [Mostafa Alkharouf/Anadolu Agency]

Why ‘moderates’ don’t have a clue what to do about Israel’s settlements

Earlier this month, the High Planning Committee (HPC) of the Israeli Civil Administration authorised the construction of 2,304 new settlement units, just days after the approval of another 6,000 units in the occupied West Bank. These alarming deve

The War Ahead: Netanyahu’s Elections Gamble Will be Costly for Israel

On September 1, the Lebanese group Hezbollah struck an Israeli military base near the border town of

Harvard University [Joseph Williams/Wikipedia]

The plight of the Palestinian people is to face racism, anywhere and everywhere

Seventeen-year-old Ismail Ajjawi must have been giddy with excitement when he, a Palestinian refugee living in southern Lebanon, won a major scholarship to Harvard University. The prospect of a new life studying medicine in the United States, in o

Fire raging on in the Amazon rain forest [Twitter]

Netanyahu and Bolsonaro find common ground in oppressing indigenous populations

While the Amazon forest burns and Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro continues to trade insults and

-Former Israeli President Shimon Peres addresses the European Parliament in Strasbourg, on 12 March 2013. [REUTERS/Jean-Marc Loos/Files]

How Israel’s Labor Engineered the Illegal Jewish Colonies in Palestine

Following the Israeli victory in the 1967 war, it became impossible for Zionist ideologues to mask the true nature of their state – an unwavering colonial regime with an expansionist agenda. While Zionism was undoubtedly a colo

A man and a child are pictured at a refugee camp in southern Gaza on 24 June (AFP)

How Israel is trying to expel Palestinians from Gaza

Israeli officials recently admitted what they have really been aiming to achieve through the inhumane, 13-year siege of Gaza. The blockade has not been imposed for security reasons, or to punish a specific Palestinian faction. Rather

Displacement in Gaza and Israel’s demographic obsession

The statements made by a senior Israeli political source, which is likely to be Prime Minister Netanyahu himself, published in Israeli m

Why Palestinians aren’t surprised by the humiliation of Rashida Tlaib

Whenever my Palestinian American cousins come to visit us, in Jerusalem, they always come prepared. In addition to the family-size package of Dunkin’ Donuts coffee, they bring books and an all-important set of playing cards. From past experi

Players from the Khadamat Rafah, the Gaza football team [Mohammed Asad/Middle East Monitor]

We must boycott Israeli sports as we did with Apartheid South Africa

The Palestinian Football Association is struggling to survive. Combined US-Israeli pressure on Palestinian organisations that provide aid and support to the Palestinian people is now felt in the field of sports as well. In recent months, the assoc

The Sinai Peninsula is seen in this image from video shot from onboard the Space Shuttle Columbia on 26 January 2003.

Israel projects aim to export the Gaza problem to Egypt’s Sinai

There has been an increase recently in Israeli projects seeking solutions to what it calls the “Gaza problem”. They have been focusing on Egypt’s Sinai, and appear to be foreshadowing a potential population transfer of Palestinia

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