Currently Browsing: Middle East

Israeli Occupation Vows to ‘Worsen’ Conditions for Palestinian Prisoners

January 3, 2019

Israel’s Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan has announced plans to “worsen” conditions for Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails, including rationing water supplies and reducing the number of family visits. (more…)

Nearly 300 Palestinians Killed, 29,000 Injured in 2018

By Maureen Clare Murphy on December 27, 2018

Photo: Mohammed Zaanoun

Israeli occupation forces and settlers have killed 295 Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza since the beginning of the year, according to a UN monitoring group. (more…)

Academic Institutions Must Defend Free Speech

December 24, 2018

Cartoon, Carlos Latuff

We, the undersigned, oppose the coordinated campaign to deny academics their free speech rights due to their defense of Palestinian rights and criticism of the policies and practices of the state of Israel. (more…)

Veterans For Peace Statement on Withdrawal of U.S. Troops from Syria

December 23, 2016

Veterans For Peace is pleased to hear that President Trump has ordered a total withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria, where they had no legal right to be in the first place. Whatever the reasoning, withdrawing U.S. troops is the right thing to do. (more…)

The Movement to Suppress and Impoverish Critics of Israel is Racist

By Paul Larudee on December 10, 2018

Prof. Tim Anderson

Marc Lamont Hill, Tim Anderson, Steven Salaita, Rabab Abdulhadi, Hatem Bazian, Ahlam Muhtasib, Norman Finkelstein and other academics have all been targets of the movement to silence their criticisms of Israel and their defense of Palestinians. (more…)

Ahmad Sa’adat: Palestine will be Freed by the People, not the Elites

December 11, 2018

The following interview with imprisoned Palestinian leftist leader, Ahmad Sa’adat, the General Secretary of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, (more…)

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…)

« Previous Entries Next Entries »