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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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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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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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Conflating Anti-Zionism with Anti-Semitism a Dangerous and Useful Ploy for Zionists

    Conflating Anti-Zionism with Anti-Semitism a Dangerous and Useful Ploy for Zionists

JERUSALEM — (Analysis) According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, anti-Semitism is defined as “hostility toward or discrimination against Jews as a religious, ethnic, or racial group.” This is also how anti-Semitism is understood by people in general. However, the state of Israel and Zionist organizations around the world do not want the term to be defined…

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The Deal that Lurks Behind the Calm: US, Israel Seek to Exploit Palestinian Divisions and Create More of Them

  The Deal that Lurks Behind the Calm: US, Israel Seek to Exploit Palestinian Divisions and Create More of Them

OCCUPIED PALESTINE — (Analysis) This article is not written to support one Palestinian group and/or to criticize another. The writer does not condone Palestinian partisanship and factionalism. The writer strongly believes that this is the time for true open-mindedness and objectivity. The problem at hand is bigger and greater than all Palestinian groups when dealt…

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US Shutters Palestine Liberation Organization’s Washington Office

  US Shutters Palestine Liberation Organization’s Washington Office

The US on Monday announced the closure of the Palestine Liberation Organization’s (PLO) Washington diplomatic mission as the Donald Trump administration prepares to roll out its Middle East peace plan, Anadolu reports. The State Department announced the decision, saying “the PLO office in Washington will close at this point.” The office had served as Palestine’s de facto embassy in Washington. The…

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Israeli NGO: Israeli Soldiers, Settlers Conducting “Joint Assaults” on Palestinian Village

  Israeli NGO: Israeli Soldiers, Settlers Conducting “Joint Assaults” on Palestinian Village

TEL AVIV — Israeli human rights organization B’Tselem has provided evidence showing Israeli soldiers joining settlers in a series of attacks targeting the Palestinian village of ‘Urif, near Nablus in the occupied West Bank. The village, home to around 3,600 Palestinians, has been a target of extremist settlers for years given its close proximity to…

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Palestinian National Authority – Life After Mahmoud Abbas

  Palestinian National Authority – Life After Mahmoud Abbas

Traditionally, the Palestinian problem is considered by the international community (or rather’ by those politicians, UN officials, experts and journalists who call themselves so, dealing with it for generations and largely creating it) as the struggle of the Palestinian National Authority (PNA) and Hamas (or Ramallah and Gaza) with Israel for the creation of a Palestinian…

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Duterte’s Israel Visit Aimed at Boosting Oppressive Firepower of Both Regimes

  Duterte’s Israel Visit Aimed at Boosting Oppressive Firepower of Both Regimes

OCCUPIED PALESTINE – Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte’s visit to Israel – the first ever by a Filipino head of state – has led to a major tightening of the partnership between the Southeast Asian nation and the settler-colonial state, drawing ire from critics who have compared the bloodshed wrought by Tel Aviv against the Palestinian…

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Trump’s UNRWA Funding Cuts Part of a New Formula to Erase Most Palestinians

  Trump’s UNRWA Funding Cuts Part of a New Formula to Erase Most Palestinians

WASHINGTON — (Analysis) U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to severely cut funding to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) is another step in what seems to be an attempt by the U.S. and Israel to erase the Palestinian refugee issue. Festering for seven decades, the Palestinian refugee crisis has been an open wound…

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