The ِAnnexation After Seventy-Two Years Of Continuous Nakba

By: Marwan E. Toubassi, Ambassador of the State of Palestine in Greece: Some memories permeate our very existence and penetrate our collective consciousness for generations. Survivors...

My Beit Daras, My Nakba: Two Palestinian Intellectuals Reminiscing About Their Destroyed Village

Article: Romana Rubeo Dr. Ghada Ageel and Dr. Ramzy Baroud have more in common than their scholarly research on Palestinian history and politics. They...

From Turtle Island to Palestine al-Nakba al-Mustamera is going on

In Louise Erdrich’s latest novel, a fictionalized version of her Chippewa grandfather’s struggle for his people, the night watchman, of the title’s name (The...

Palestinians to mark Nakba Day for first time digitally

On the eve of the Palestinian people’s catastrophe or Nakba anniversary, the Ramallah-based higher national committee for marking the Nakba, called on all Palestinian...

Israel after 72 years of misery, history, and identity cannot be built by settlements

Many Palestinians have old keys in their boxes which shows a historical depth and identity. They believe that one day they will return and...

From the period of 1947 to 1949, more than 700,000 people were forcibly displaced and over 500 Palestinian towns and villages were destroyed. May 15...

Video: Remembering the Nakba, 72 years on

It has been 72 years since the Nakba, or catastrophe, when 800,000 Palestinians were expelled by Zionist militias or fled their towns and villages,...

The forgotten 19th century origins of the Palestinian catastrophe

By Joseph Massad is Professor of Modern Arab Politics and Intellectual History at Columbia University in New York. The Nakba, Palestinians’ loss of their lands...

Nakba Day: What is the annual day of catastrophe observed by the Palestinians?

Prior to 1998, the Palestinian Liberation Organisation had avoided dwelling on the exodus and the rights of would-be returnees in favour of pressing for...

The abandoned harvest of 1948: Palestinians farmers remember the Nakba

LLife wasn’t easy for Palestinian farmers under the British Mandate. But in 1948, their lives were turned upside down. Lost land: Nakba survivors recall rural...

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We will never give up our birthright, insist Palestinian refugees

  As a boy, Mahmoud Hussein fled from his homeland of Palestine as a direct result of the Six-Day War in June 1967. He eventually...

Meet the Gazan woman turning rubble into building blocks and sunlight into power

For Hussein and other Palestinians, the suffering has not ended; the memories are still painful. As he recalls those days in 1967, tears come...

Meet the Gazan woman turning rubble into building blocks and sunlight into power

Half of the Israeli public supports applying Israeli sovereignty over parts of the West Bank, a new survey found, while 58 percent of respondents...