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Tomorrow’s Gaza Demonstration Faces Threat of Yet Another Israeli Massacre

    Tomorrow’s Gaza Demonstration Faces Threat of Yet Another Israeli Massacre

GAZA — Tens of thousands of residents in the besieged Gaza Strip plan on returning to the Israeli-controlled border Friday in defiance of menacing promises from Tel Aviv to use massive and disproportionate force. The event will occur exactly one week after the Israelis massacred 17 unarmed demonstrators with live ammunition on Palestinian Land Day.…

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If Israel Were Not an Ally, US Would Be Working to Overthrow its Government

    If Israel Were Not an Ally, US Would Be Working to Overthrow its Government

GAZA – Over the weekend, outrage took hold as the state of Israel authorized more than 100 snipers to fire upon the demonstrations of unarmed Palestinians in Gaza. The Palestinians, participating in the “March of Great Return” to demand the right for exiled Palestinians to return to their ancestral lands, were fired upon while fleeing…

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Saudi Crown Prince: Israelis Have Right to Their Own Land

    Saudi Crown Prince: Israelis Have Right to Their Own Land

The Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia has affirmed that Israel has a right to exist, in an interview with the Atlantic released yesterday. Mohammad Bin Salman made his comment in reply to a question which referred to Israel’s alleged ancestral homeland. “I believe that each people, anywhere, has a right to live in their peaceful nation,” explained…

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Israeli Bombs Are Raining down on Gaza and No One Is Talking About It

    Israeli Bombs Are Raining down on Gaza and No One Is Talking About It

THE GAZA STRIP — (Analysis) With close to zero media coverage, particularly any analysis that is critical of the Israeli government and its policies, Israel has continued to pound the Gaza Strip with air strikes since the beginning of this year. In a separate report, MintPress News has documented the various human-rights abuses that Israel…

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The Palestinian People Airbrushed out of the Picture as Israel Celebrates its Seventieth

  The Palestinian People Airbrushed out of the Picture as Israel Celebrates its Seventieth

JERUSALEM — (Editorial) In preparation for Israel’s seventieth year of independence, the Israeli ministry of education published a brochure titled “Israel Celebrates 70, Studying the Past, Appreciating the Present and Looking Towards the Future.” This brochure includes educational activities for teachers to engage students in the celebration of Israel’s 70th anniversary. Among the many suggested…

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9 Dead as Israel Responds to ‘March of Great Return’ Protest With Gunfire

  9 Dead as Israel Responds to ‘March of Great Return’ Protest With Gunfire

With worries that numbers will continue to rise, Israeli forces reportedly killed at least nine Palestinians and injured hundreds more as an estimated 20,000 gathered along the Gaza-Israel border for the launch of the six-week “March of Great Return” on Friday. 7 Palestinians already killed. Yet again, disproportionate violence by the Israeli military to Palestinian protests@theIMEU#GreatReturnMarch https://t.co/Tiq8eiBnSQ — JewishVoiceForPeace (@jvplive) March 30, 2018…

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Hopeless in Gaza? A Talk With Controversial Scholar Norman Finkelstein

  Hopeless in Gaza? A Talk With Controversial Scholar Norman Finkelstein

LOS ANGELES — “The nadir of the Palestinian struggle is now,” says distinguished but controversial scholar Norman G. Finkelstein. He spoke on March 26 at the University of Southern California Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism. “Nothing is happening there in Palestine. There is no mass resistance.” That explains why worldwide the pro-Palestinian cause is…

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Should Israeli Settlers be Considered Civilians?

  Should Israeli Settlers be Considered Civilians?

It is time to pose a question: Are Israeli settlers civilians? Or are they illegal occupiers? A group of Israeli settlers made the move, to seize land in East Hebron (al-Khalil) last Monday (06/03/18), setting up camp – adjacent to the ‘Kharsina settlement’ – backed by an entourage of heavily armed soldiers. This move threatens three Palestinian families, with fears that…

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Ahed Tamimi Showed Us How Social Media Can Influence Wars

  Ahed Tamimi Showed Us How Social Media Can Influence Wars

In December 2017, a then 16-year-old Palestinian girl named Ahed Tamimi was filmed slapping and kicking an Israeli soldier outside her family home in the occupied West Bank. She had just heard that her 14-year-old cousin Muhammad had been shot in the head with a rubber bullet. Tamimi then faced up to 10 years in prison on…

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The US is Paving the Way to Israel’s Annexation of the West Bank

  The US is Paving the Way to Israel’s Annexation of the West Bank

Last week, during an address to students in New York, Israel’s education minister Naftali Bennett publicly disavowed even the notion of a Palestinian state. “We are done with that,” he said. “They have a Palestinian state in Gaza.” Later in Washington, Bennett, who heads Israel’s settler movement, said Israel would manage the fallout from annexing…

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