Gaza in 2018

B’Tselem, the Israeli human rights NGO, has urged Israeli soldiers to refuse to fire at unarmed Palestinian protesters. Meanwhile, a new Jewish-Arab movement called Standing...

Do not let go of the Green Line: It is Israel’s Achilles heel

This commentary was authored by Nadia Hijab, Executive Director of Al-Shabaka: The Palestinian Policy Network, which she co-founded in 2009. She is a frequent...

Shout loud and celebrate Palestine’s culture

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Marwan Barghouthi is beginning to look very like Palestine’s own Mandela figure

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Israel fears ‘explosion of violence’ as US prepares to open embassy in Jerusalem

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US Embassy move in Israel emblematic of broader policy shift

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Iron wall of theirs cannot suppress or overshadow the rising sun of our emancipation

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Trump’s Jerusalem Policy and Israeli-Palestinian Peace

With the opening of the U.S. embassy in Jerusalem looming large, speculation continues to mount regarding President Trump’s long-promised plan to achieve Israeli-Palestinian peace....

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