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Trump’s “Deal of the Century” To Hand Palestine to Israel Along with Whole Set of New Problems

    Trump’s “Deal of the Century” To Hand Palestine to Israel Along with Whole Set of New Problems

As Benjamin Netanyahu returns from Washington to Jerusalem determined to keep his seat as Israel’s prime minister, it is clear that the Final Status issues — those pesky issues between Israel and the Palestinians that Israel never wants to discuss –  are being eliminated one by one in a regional scheme that is titled Deal…

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Israel Praises Nonviolence of Great Return March Anniversary Protest in Gaza, Shoots Demonstrators Anyway

    Israel Praises Nonviolence of Great Return March Anniversary Protest in Gaza, Shoots Demonstrators Anyway

GAZA CITY — During a non-violent commemoration of the beginning of the Great Return March and Palestine’s Land Day, Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) snipers killed four people in Gaza, three of them minors, and shot six journalists and three medical volunteers — all of whom were clearly marked in press or medical-team vests. In addition…

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The Ongoing Battle for Palestinian Justice Spans the Globe and Plays Out on Many Fronts

    The Ongoing Battle for Palestinian Justice Spans the Globe and Plays Out on Many Fronts

Analysis — From Hebron to Bethlehem and from Jerusalem to London and Washington, the fight for justice in Palestine is being fought on many fronts. Israel and its agents everywhere are operating in full force to win supporters and delegitimize anyone who opposes Israel.   In Palestine   Palestinians in Hebron are harassed by Israeli…

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After Trump’s Golan Heights Announcement, Israeli Politicians Now Pushing for US Recognition of West Bank as “Israeli”

    After Trump’s Golan Heights Announcement, Israeli Politicians Now Pushing for US Recognition of West Bank as “Israeli”

TEL AVIV, ISRAEL — After U.S. President Donald Trump announced that he planned to unilaterally recognize Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights — which is internationally recognized as Syrian territory — some powerful Israeli politicians are now petitioning Trump to also recognize Israeli sovereignty over Palestine’s occupied West Bank. After 52 years it is time…

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Gaza March of Return Architect Abu Artema Celebrates Its First-Year Anniversary

  Gaza March of Return Architect Abu Artema Celebrates Its First-Year Anniversary

The March of Return is a scream for life so that we may leave the walls of our prison. These are the words repeated by Ahmed Abu Artema in his many lectures and interviews. Abu Artema is the brain behind the most powerful expression of unarmed Palestinian resistance, The March of Return, which began on…

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Why the Outrage? “Jewish Power” Party is the New Norm in Israeli Politics

  Why the Outrage? “Jewish Power” Party is the New Norm in Israeli Politics

Immediately after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu forged an alliance with the fringe political group, Otzma Yehudit (Jewish Power), a widespread outrage ensued. The anger did not emanate only from the Center, Left and Arab parties, but from some in the Right as well. Even the pro-Israel lobby in the US, known for its hawkish…

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Two Weeks in Palestine: Miko Peled Travels a Land as Oppressed as it is Beautiful

  Two Weeks in Palestine: Miko Peled Travels a Land as Oppressed as it is Beautiful

OCCUPIED PALESTINE  — The beauty of Palestine in late February and particularly after a few spots of rain is unmatched. Lush green and almond blossoms everywhere, but from Tarshiha near the Lebanese border in the north to Lakia in the Naqab desert in the south, the horrors of a relentless, oppressive regime that shows every…

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Emboldened by Trump, Netanyahu Takes His Election Bid to Dangerous New Levels

  Emboldened by Trump, Netanyahu Takes His Election Bid to Dangerous New Levels

On February 18, members of extremist Jewish groups raided the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in Occupied Al-Quds (Jerusalem). They clashed with Palestinian worshippers, as Jewish settlers attempted to shut down the gate of Al-Aqsa itself. The clashes involved the Israeli Army and police, who opened fire and brutally assaulted Palestinians, leading to scores of injuries. On February 19, the Israeli…

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He can’t breathe: Palestine’s Eric Garner

  He can’t breathe: Palestine’s Eric Garner

Hebron is an ancient city in the West Bank of the Occupied Palestinian Territories with a population of about 220,000 Palestinians and less than 1,000 Jewish settlers. About 1,000 Israeli soldiers are charged with “keeping the peace,” a job at which they have consistently failed – or so one would suppose, given that for 22 years the city…

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He Can’t Breathe: Palestine’s Eric Garner

  He Can’t Breathe: Palestine’s Eric Garner

Hebron is an ancient city in the West Bank of the Occupied Palestinian Territories with a population of about 220,000 Palestinians and less than 1,000 Jewish settlers. About 1,000 Israeli soldiers are charged with “keeping the peace,” a job at which they have consistently failed – or so one would suppose, given that for 22 years the city…

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