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White House ‘Strongly Opposes’ Halting Support of Bloody Saudi-Led Campaign in Yemen

December 9, 2018

Photo: Naif Rahma

The US won’t budge to growing pressure to stop supporting the Saudi-led intervention in Yemen, a high-ranking State Dept. official said. According to the UN, the conflict led to the largest humanitarian crisis of our time. (more…)

Israeli Court Grants Ownership of Palestinian Lands to Settlers

November 28, 2018

The Israeli Supreme Court ruled, on Wednesday, to grant ownership of Palestinian land, located near the illegal Israeli settlement of Gush Etzion, (more…)

A Palestinian-Syrian Love Story Crushed by Israeli Air Attacks

By Walid Mahmoud and Muhammad Shehada on November 18, 2018

Fadi looking out from his devastated apartment. Photo: Walid Mahmoud

When Palestinians ventured out of their homes on Tuesday, following Israel’s latest round of air raids on Gaza, they noticed an extraordinary scene near the bombed-out remains of the al-Rahma building. (more…)

Newly Elected Progressives Face Palestine Taboo

By As`ad AbuKhalil on November 14, 2018

Photo: Bill Hackwell

People in the pro-Palestinian community worldwide will be watching to see if any of the new left-wing progressives elected in the midterms will dare speak out—and vote against—the wishes of the Israel lobby. (more…)

Netanuyahu’s Courting of Bolsonaro is the Latest of Israel’s Alliances with Far-right Figures

By Jonathan Cook on November 4, 2018

Photo: Jack Guez

The victory of Jair Bolsonaro in Brazil’s presidential election last week has won Israel a passionate new friend on the international stage. (more…)

A Cruel Choice; Why Israel Targets Palestinian Schools

By Ramzy Baroud on October 29, 2018

Despite living under near constant blockade and military siege, Palestinian children have a much higher literacy rate than in the United States – editorial note (more…)

Breaking the Silence about Israel’s Occupation of Hebron

By Jonathan Cook on October 9, 2018

Ido Even-Paz switched on his body camera as his tour group decamped from the bus in Hebron. The former Israeli soldier wanted to document any trouble we might encounter in this, the largest Palestinian city in the occupied West Bank. (more…)

As Gaza’s Economy Collapses, so Does Any Hope of Peace

The moment long feared is fast approaching in Gaza, according to a new report by the World Bank. After a decade-long Israeli blockade and a series of large-scale military assaults, the economy of the tiny coastal enclave is in “freefall”. (more…)

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