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Ahed Tamimi Finally Travels to France Despite Israeli Obstacles

    Ahed Tamimi Finally Travels to France Despite Israeli Obstacles

Ahed Tamimi, the Palestinian resistance icon, traveled to France for a debate on Friday. The young resistance leader was invited by L’Humanité newspaper and the French Communist party, or PCF, to participate in an event organized by Association France Palestine Solidarite. Ahed spoke Sunday at the Fete de L’Humanité (Festival of Humanity) which is organized annually by the PCF and…

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After Cutting All UNWRA Humanitarian Aid, US to Award Israel with $3.3B/Year in Military Aid

    After Cutting All UNWRA Humanitarian Aid, US to Award Israel with $3.3B/Year in Military Aid

WASHINGTON — A massive spending bill, which would deliver $3.3 billion dollars in military aid to Israel over the next year, passed the House on Wednesday under cover of a media blackout. The U.S. Senate had passed a different version of the same bill in early August, a vote that also went largely unreported. Now,…

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Kim Kardashian Inks Deal as New Face of Israeli Eyewear Co., Triggers BDS Response

    Kim Kardashian Inks Deal as New Face of Israeli Eyewear Co., Triggers BDS Response

TEL AVIV, ISRAEL — American reality-TV star and model Kim Kardashian finalized a deal on Wednesday to serve as the new “face” of the Israeli eyewear company Carolina Lemke as it seeks to enter the U.S. market. Negotiations for Kardashian to appear in an Israeli ad campaign with the company had been in the works…

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Maduro’s Beijing Visit Spooks a US Plotting Venezuela’s Isolation

    Maduro’s Beijing Visit Spooks a US Plotting Venezuela’s Isolation

BEIJING – Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro received a rare yet exceedingly warm welcome Thursday as he landed in Beijing, where the oft-maligned leader and target of U.S.-spearheaded regime-change efforts will discuss new ways in which his government and the People’s Republic of China can deepen their relations and strengthen their long-running ties. The state visit,…

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U.S. Conducts Live-Fire Drills With Syrian ‘Rebels’ in Rare Display Aimed at Russia

  U.S. Conducts Live-Fire Drills With Syrian ‘Rebels’ in Rare Display Aimed at Russia

On Thursday an anti-Assad group in Syria’s south confirmed to Reuters via its ‘rebel’ commander that it is conducting rare military exercises with American forces in order to “send a strong message to Russia and Iran that the Americans and the rebels intend to stay and confront any threats to their presence,” according to a new Reuters report. The anti-Assad commander, Colonel Muhanad al…

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Amid Yemen Bloodbath and Riyadh’s Fears, Reports of New Israel-Saudi Arms Deal

  Amid Yemen Bloodbath and Riyadh’s Fears, Reports of New Israel-Saudi Arms Deal

TEL AVIV, ISRAEL –  Israel issued a denial Thursday of a report that it inked a deal to sell the Iron Dome missile defense system to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, after reports of such a deal in Arabic-language news media citing unnamed high-level diplomatic sources spread across the world press. The denial comes as…

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D.C.-Based Pro-Israel Group Secretly Ran Misleading Facebook Ads to Target Pro-Palestinian Activist

  D.C.-Based Pro-Israel Group Secretly Ran Misleading Facebook Ads to Target Pro-Palestinian Activist

This story was originally published by ProPublica. In 2016, as Palestinian-American poet Remi Kanazi performed at college campuses around the United States, his appearances seemed to spark student protests. Before his visit to John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York City, a page called “John Jay Students Against Hate” appeared on Facebook with…

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Number of Children in Immigrant Detention Facilities Explodes to Record Levels

  Number of Children in Immigrant Detention Facilities Explodes to Record Levels

Immigrant rights advocates and lawmakers are demanding the Trump administration address the ongoing crisis caused by its rampant detention of children, after it was reported Wednesday that the number of minors being held in U.S. government custody is at its highest ever recorded—with President Donald Trump’s hard-line immigration policies to blame. According to data obtained by…

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17 Ruinous and Fruitless Years After 9/11, US Looks to Face-Saving Peace Talks with Taliban Before Exiting Afghanistan

  17 Ruinous and Fruitless Years After 9/11, US Looks to Face-Saving Peace Talks with Taliban Before Exiting Afghanistan

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN – As the U.S. marked the 17 years that have passed since September 11, 2001, people across the Muslim world have looked back on the destruction the U.S. has unleashed in the so-called “Global War on Terror” that was launched in the wake of the World Trade Center’s destruction. In Afghanistan, locals will…

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Nikki Haley Confirms US Will Now Attack Syria for “Any Attack” on Idlib

  Nikki Haley Confirms US Will Now Attack Syria for “Any Attack” on Idlib

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration now seems poised to launch an attack on the Syrian government in response to any type of military operation targeting Syria’s Idlib province, according to U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley. Speaking on Fox News on Wednesday, Haley stated that any Syrian attack on Idlib, regardless of whether or…

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