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Renewed Airstrikes Ravage Gaza and Destroy Cultural Center Amidst Ceasefire Talks

    Renewed Airstrikes Ravage Gaza and Destroy Cultural Center Amidst Ceasefire Talks

Gaza (GPA) – Israel struck more than 150 locations in Gaza Wednesday night through Thursday morning, despite recent talks to resume a ceasefire to divert from an all-out war. The ceasefire, brokered between Israel and Hamas and administered by Egypt, would seek to end the joint Egypt-Israeli entity air, land, and sea blockade of coastal Gaza, maintained since…

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Ahed Tamimi Comes Home to Great Joy but Also Reminders of Pain

    Ahed Tamimi Comes Home to Great Joy but Also Reminders of Pain

NABI SALEH, PALESTINE  — “All Palestine’s Children are Ahed Tamimi,” Nariman Tamimi said in an interview after the much-publicized mother and daughter were released from an Israeli prison on July 29. Ahed Tamimi’s mother said this in response to the tremendous amount of coverage that her daughter’s arrest and subsequent release received. Nariman said that,…

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Why does Rashida Tlaib Support US Military Aid to Israel?

    Why does Rashida Tlaib Support US Military Aid to Israel?

There has been much euphoria over the Michigan primary win on Tuesday that sets up Palestinian American Rashida Tlaib to become the first Muslim woman to enter Congress if, as widely expected, she wins the general election in November. “As the child of immigrants and an Arab, Tlaib is acutely aware of the issues that impact our…

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Massive Protests Erupt in Tel Aviv Over Israel’s Jewish Nation-State Law

    Massive Protests Erupt in Tel Aviv Over Israel’s Jewish Nation-State Law

Tens of thousands of people gathered in Tel Aviv on Saturday to protest against Israel’s new law declaring it the nation-state of the Jewish people, which has provoked outrage among the country’s most integrated minority, the Druze. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has defended the law, which says only Jews have the right of self-determination in…

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Israeli Soldiers Beat, Stripped and Robbed Freedom Flotilla Activists

  Israeli Soldiers Beat, Stripped and Robbed Freedom Flotilla Activists

Founding trustee of Medical Aid for Palestinians (MAP) Dr Swee Ang was on board the Al-Awda boat sailing to break the illegal Israeli blockade of the Gaza Strip when occupation forces commandeered the vessel. In a personal testimony Ang outlines the violent treatment the unarmed activists received at the hands of heavily armed Israeli soldiers in international…

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Israel Begins Deporting Detained Freedom Flotilla Activists

  Israel Begins Deporting Detained Freedom Flotilla Activists

Israeli authorities began deporting several of the international solidarity activists who were aboard the Al-Awda ship of the Freedom Flotilla, Gaza’s National Committee for Breaking the Siege announced yesterday. Gaza’s National Committee confirmed that the activists’ deportation comes two days after they were detained following an attack by Israeli naval forces on the ship in…

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Ahed Tamimi’s Hard Earned Heros’ Welcome

  Ahed Tamimi’s Hard Earned Heros’ Welcome

When they left prison on Sunday Ahed Tamimi and her mother Nariman received a hard-earned heros’ welcome from Palestinians and others opposed to Israel’s occupation and colonization of Palestinian lands seized in 1948 and enlarged by the Israeli army in 1967. Ahed was 16 years old last December when an Israeli soldier shot her cousin in the…

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Israel’s Takeover of Freedom Flotilla Was Not ‘Peaceful’

  Israel’s Takeover of Freedom Flotilla Was Not ‘Peaceful’

The International Committee for Breaking the Siege of Gaza expressed its concern for the safety of the international solidarity activists who were on board the Gaza-bound Al-Awda (Return) boat which was boarded by the Israeli navy on Sunday. Activist on board on the boat were reportedly assaulted by masked Israeli soldiers. They were then detained by the…

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Ahed Tamimi, Renowned 17-Year-Old Palestinian Resister, Freed from Israeli Prison after Eight Months

  Ahed Tamimi, Renowned 17-Year-Old Palestinian Resister, Freed from Israeli Prison after Eight Months

Bassem Tamimi told the Anadolu Agency earlier this week that he expected his 17-year-old daughter to be released from an Israeli prison on Sunday, July 29. Bassem’s prediction came true when, 21 days short of fulfilling her eight-month jail term, Ahed Tamimi walked free. Ahed with her father, Bassem Tamimi! #NabiSaleh pic.twitter.com/MvE9RTAvOX — مريم البرغوثي…

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Mandela’s Grandson to Honor Ahed Tamimi with Award for Her Bravery in Resisting Israeli Oppression

  Mandela’s Grandson to Honor Ahed Tamimi with Award for Her Bravery in Resisting Israeli Oppression

CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA — After her release from an Israeli prison on Sunday, renowned Palestinian teen-activist Ahed Tamimi has been invited to South Africa to receive an award honoring the 17-year-old for her bravery and continued resistance to the Israeli military occupation of Palestine’s West Bank. The award was announced by Zwelivelile “Mandla” Mandela,…

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