Silence is an Occupation all Its Own

An interview Silence is an occupation all its own: an occupation by the dominant and deeply flawed Israeli narrative. But refusing to see the nuance...

Understanding the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: A Primer

Understanding the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: A Primer Phyllis Bennis If you have ever wondered “Why is there so much violence in the Middle East?”, “Who are the...

Palestine: The End of the Bedouins?

Today, most of the Jordan Valley, undoubtedly one of the most ravishing landscapes on the planet, is situated in what is known as Area...

What will liberation look like for North America and Palestine?

What will liberation look like for North America and Palestine? Steven Salaita makes the case for a global decolonization movement, in a book that...

‘Lives in Common’ recalls a not-too-distant time when Arabs and Jews lived as neighbors

Projecting the Palestinian-Israeli conflict's intensity and seeming intractability today onto the past, many people assume that enmity has been at the fore of relations for...

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‘OIC declaration may lead to major changes in region’

The Istanbul Declaration is a turning point for Palestine and a strategic blow to President Donald Trump’s Jerusalem decision, head of the Council on...

Trump plan to move U.S. embassy to Jerusalem angers Middle East Christians

Some of the festive cheer was missing this weekend at a public Christmas tree lighting near the site where Christians believe an angel proclaimed...

Muslim leaders declare ‘East Jerusalem as the capital of the State of Palestine’

A draft declaration, agreed by delegates from all 57 members from the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on Wednesday, invited "all countries to recognize...