Was Sabra and Shatila a genocide?

The US withdrawal from Afghanistan marks the end of the latest in a long list of disastrous American military interventions. A quick review of...

India’s deepening love affair with Israel

Under Modi’s Hindu nationalist government, the strategic, military, and ideological ties between Israel and India are growing stronger. Under Modi’s Hindu nationalist government, the strategic,...

Palestine-Israel: A return to the peace process?

After a hiatus of many years, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas met on Monday with Israeli Defence Minister Benny Gantz, also the leader of the...

International Study: Rebuilding of Gaza need for up to US$485 million

The eleven days of hostilities in May 2021 in Gaza resulted in the loss of over 260 people, including 66 children and 41 women,...

Director of newly-released documentary wants Jewish viewers to question their views on Israel

An Israeli director has said that he hopes his documentary about a US Jewish student's view on the Israeli occupation of Palestine will make viewers question their stance on the issue. "The...

A new Palestinian uprising

Media and international attention may be declining, but the momentum for the ‘Unity Intifada’ is not, writes Yara Hawari THE ongoing Palestinian uprising against the...

Slaying some myths, swallowing others

Mythologies Without End: The US, Israel and the Arab-Israeli Conflict, 1917-2020 by Jerome Slater, Oxford University Press, 2020 Mythologies Without End: The US, Israel and the...

EXPLAINER: Why are Palestinians protesting against Abbas?

By JOSEPH KRAUSS 1 of 6 Palestinian security officers in plainclothes detain a demonstrator during clashes that erupted following a rally protesting the death of Palestinian...

Delayed reconstruction in Gaza exacerbates suffering of homeowners

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Abu al-Ezz Sheikh Dib, 45, spoke about his suffering due to the delayed reconstruction of destroyed houses in the Gaza Strip...

Abbas offered four solutions to allow first Palestinian elections in 15 years but decided...

A Palestinian official said President Mahmoud Abbas was offered at least four solutions to allow the first Palestinian elections in 15 years to move...

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Unsilencing Gaza – Reflections on Resistance

by Sara Roy Pluto Press £19.99   SARA ROY’S stated aim in writing this book is to explain the significance of the occupation of Gaza, analysing its...

Swedish church calls for study into Israel’s standards of law keeping

Palestine Update 507 Comment Swedish church calls for study into Israel’s standards of law keeping When a church body that carries influence and clout speaks up, Israel...

Resistance literature and ‘pedagogy of the oppressed’ in colonized Palestine

By Haider Eid This semester, I am teaching two novels and a few short stories written by brilliant, critical “Orientals,” and Africans following Edward Said’s...