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Elderly people in Palestine remember, with a sense of irony, the charitable parcels of clothing they received when they became refugees in 1948, as...

With U.S. aid cuts, Palestinian women pay biggest price

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Israel builds walls for politics, not security

The attempts by US president Donald Trump to use the wall Israel built in the West Bank to defend his southern border wall, are...

A deal to fool or the ‘deal of the century’?

Whenever a new event occurs on the Palestinian scene, observers, writers and analysts link it to the “deal of the century”. Perhaps this is...

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Palestinian politics has been in a nosedive for decades. The only surprise is that there doesn’t seem to be any bottom to the abyss...

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Since Mahmoud Abbas’s accession to the Palestinian Authority (PA) presidency in 2005, he has dominated the Palestinian political scene by consolidating his grip over...

When is visiting Al-Aqsa considered normalization?

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Israel’s assault on Palestinian universities is a threat to human rights and a tragedy...

As an occupying power, the state of Israel, is obligated to ensure that civilians under occupation are not denied their basic human rights. The...

Israel’s war on BDS faces backlash

Now that Palestinian popular resistance has gone global through the exponential rise and growing success of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanction (BDS) movement, the...

Repression of the BDS movement is a sure sign of its success

Despite powerful and globally coordinated Israeli attacks against the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement, BDS is not simply surviving; it is thriving. That is...

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