Category: Middle East

Sina Toossi: The Beginning of the U.S.-Iran Hot War?

President Trump remains committed to escalating against Iran even as the U.S. battles a worsening pandemic, an economic depression, and internal discord not seen in decades

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Ramzy Baroud: ‘Let’s Feed a Bedouin’: Roy Oz and Israel’s Outrageous Racism

On July 11, a video footage, which showed a popular Israeli TV celebrity demeaning Palestinian children from the Bedouin community in the Naqab area, went viral on social media. 

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Jonathan Cook: Israel’s Jewish National Fund is uprooting Palestinians – not planting trees

Palestinians have suffered forced displacement at the JNF’s hands for more than a century, while watching it win plaudits from around the world for its work in improving the “environment”

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Juan Cole: Barriers, Water Canons, Arrests

Netanyahu Treats Thousands of Israeli Protesters against his Corruption like Palestinians

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Ramzy Baroud: ‘Optimism of the Will’: Palestinian Freedom is Possible Now

While logical analysis of a situation may lead the intellect to despair, the potential for social and political revolutions and transformations must keep us all motivated to keep the struggle going, no matter the odds. 

Ariel Gold: The U.S. struggle for justice for Palestine begins a new chapter

The progress and victories of recent years absolutely are a cause for celebration. But it is important to keep in mind that the fight is far from over.

Gershon Baskin: Israelis and Palestinians must join forces in creating a new shared vision

Walls and fences are not the recipe for peace

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Marjorie Cohn: Trump Is Trying to Hide US and Israeli War Crimes by Attacking the International Criminal Court

A war crimes complaint has been filed against Donald Trump, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Trump adviser Jared Kushner in the International Criminal Court 

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Ramzy Baroud: On Israel’s Bizarre Definitions: The West Bank is Already Annexed

Wednesday, July 1, was meant to be the day on which the Israeli government officially annexed 30% of the occupied Palestinian West Bank and the Jordan Valley. This date, however, came and went and annexation was never actualized.

Triestino Mariniello: Will the ICC Investigation Bring Justice for Palestine?

Will the US succeed, once more, in blocking another international investigation?

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