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Firm Linked to Israeli Intelligence Ran Pro-Trump Propaganda During Presidential Election

    Firm Linked to Israeli Intelligence Ran Pro-Trump Propaganda During Presidential Election

Rick Gates, the former deputy chairman of the Trump Campaign was allegedly in contact with an Israeli intelligence firm about a social-media disinformation campaign targeted at Ted Cruz and Hillary Clinton and to the benefit of Trump, according to the New York Times. According to the NYT, Rick Gates contacted a company called Psy-Group which…

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American College Student Held in Israel for Support of BDS Movement

    American College Student Held in Israel for Support of BDS Movement

An American student has become the latest victim of Israel’s law targeting supporters of the global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement. Lara Alqasem, 22, has been held since last Tuesday at Israel’s Ben Gurion Airport. Alqasem is a graduate of the University of Florida and a US citizen whose grandparents are Palestinian She tried…

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Syria and the S-300: Re-Centering the People in the Global Struggles for Power

    Syria and the S-300: Re-Centering the People in the Global Struggles for Power

The corporate grip on opinion in the United States is one of the wonders of the Western world [….] No First World country has ever managed to eliminate so entirely from its media all objectivity, much less dissent.” – Gore Vidal One of the most amusing elements of the current anti-Russian hysteria produced by U.S. state/corporate propagandists is…

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‘I’m Child of Israeli Occupation’: Ahed Tamimi Pens Emotional Letter in Vogue

    ‘I’m Child of Israeli Occupation’: Ahed Tamimi Pens Emotional Letter in Vogue

The 17-year-old icon of Palestinian resistance, Ahed Tamimi penned an emotional letter about her life in and after prison which was published in the October 2018 issue of Vogue Arabia. The young activist from Nabi Saleh village in the occupied West Bank was jailed for eight months for slapping two Israeli occupation soldiers who were harassing her…

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PLO Learned Bitter Oslo Lesson: Negotiation With US and Israel Is for Suckers

  PLO Learned Bitter Oslo Lesson: Negotiation With US and Israel Is for Suckers

WASHINGTON — The intention behind the Oslo Accords, one can argue, was made evident when, almost to the day on the 25th anniversary of the accords, the U.S. closed the PLO mission in Washington. The State Department cited the Palestinian failure to “advance the start of direct and meaningful negotiations with Israel,” according to a…

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With Little Left to Lose, Gaza’s Great Return March Protesters Ramp Up Their Resistance

  With Little Left to Lose, Gaza’s Great Return March Protesters Ramp Up Their Resistance

UNITED NATIONS — As the Great March of Return roared past its half-year anniversary last Friday, it also seemed to reach levels of resistance and repression not seen in months. The escalation aims to “put more pressure on the Israeli occupation authorities, hoping they meet the protesters’ demands — lifting the siege and recognizing the…

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Anti-Semitism as a Sword: The Danger of Undermining Democracy for Israel’s Benefit

  Anti-Semitism as a Sword: The Danger of Undermining Democracy for Israel’s Benefit

LONDON — Following the flimsy accusations of anti-Semitism discussed in the first part of this series, the Israel Lobby has, with heavy pressure, succeeded in persuading the U.K.’s Labour Party to adopt a far-reaching definition of anti-Semitism. With this policy incorporated into the Labour Party, almost any negative commentary on Israel could officially be called anti-Semitic.This…

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U.S. Allocates $38 Billion Military Aid Package to Israel to Boost “Security”

  U.S. Allocates $38 Billion Military Aid Package to Israel to Boost “Security”

A military aid package from the US to Israel went into force according to an announcement by the US State Department on October 2nd. The deal for the aid was signed in 2016 during the Obama administration and will provide $38 billion in US military financing between 2019 and 2028. “As we enter the new…

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Jeremy Corbyn and Britain’s Largest Political Party Stand Strong with Palestine at Annual Liverpool Conference

  Jeremy Corbyn and Britain’s Largest Political Party Stand Strong with Palestine at Annual Liverpool Conference

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND — The 2018 U.K. Labour conference held in Liverpool, September 23-26, will be remembered as a turning point in U.K. relations to the Palestinian issue. Britain, which is rightfully accused for its role in promoting the Zionist takeover of Palestine, now seems prepared to make amends. In his final speech, on the final…

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Report: Israel Denies Entry to 2,000 Palestinians Based on Their Last Names

  Report: Israel Denies Entry to 2,000 Palestinians Based on Their Last Names

Over the past two years, more than 2,000 people have been impacted by a decision to revoke entry permits to Israel from Palestinians who share a name with someone who has carried out a resistance attack, a report by Hebrew channel Social TV has revealed. Since 2016, thousands of Palestinian workers from the West Bank, many of…

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