Articles Victims from the Sabra and Shatilla massacre in Lebanon, Sep 1982, carried out by the Israeli army and their allies. (Reuters/file)

Jewish State and Islamic State, Like Breeds Like

By Ali Kazak Sixty-six years after the establishment of the “Jewish State” in the Middle East, the world is witnessing the establishment of an “Islamic…

Sep 16 2014 / Read More » /
Beit Ummar has a higher percentage of child detainees than anywhere else in Palestine. (

Beit Ummar: Heart of Darkness

By Stephen Williams The title of Joseph Conrad’s novel “Heart of Darkness” refers both to a geographical entity- colonial Congo in the 19th Century- and…

Sep 16 2014 / Read More » /

In the Desert – A Poem

By Nasser Barghouty By the sea under frightened skies of shone past and stolen tomorrows stands your heart alone by the damned shore to love…

Sep 16 2014 / Read More » /
The specter of discord once again hovers over Palestinian unity. (Via Aljazeera)

Palestinian Reconciliation at Crossroads

By Nicola Nasser President Mahmoud Abbas and the Fatah movement, which he commands, have unleashed a media campaign against Hamas and the resistance. If pressure…

Sep 16 2014 / Read More » /
Accidentally or by design or as a mixture of both, the US and its friends created IS.

Now Through the Front Door into Syria

By Jeremy Salt So finally the US gets what it wants, a war on Syria. Or should it be a war in Syria? Either way,…

Sep 14 2014 / Read More » /
Obama will reportedly 'declare war' on the Islamic State on September 10.

Islamic State and the American Way of War: The New Enemy Creation Process

By Steve Breyman What better gift for the War On Terror-Industrial-Complex (WOTIC) than the rapid rise and initial success of the Islamic State, formerly known…

Sep 10 2014 / Read More » /
Alleged ISIS Syrian Rebels Burn Palestinian Flag in Aleppo (YouTube)

ISIS and Israel Allies against a Palestinian State

By Jonathan Cook – Nazareth An image speaks a thousand words – and that is presumably what Israel’s supporters hoped for with their latest ad…

Sep 10 2014 / Read More » /
Netanyahu's war-turned-genocide backfired beyond anyone’s expectations. (TV Grab)

Losing the Plot: Israel’s Premier to Face New Gaza Reality

By Ramzy Baroud Netanyahu’s war-turned-genocide in Gaza has backfired badly – his strategy has helped resurrect Hamas, the very movement he tried desperately to crush…

Sep 10 2014 / Read More » /
How can any side deal with the unwilling Israeli government?

Why Israel is Not Interested in Peace

By Mahmoud Yamak When I was writing an op-ed piece titled “Israel’s War on Palestinian Children” for the Turkish Daily Sabah, I had stated that…

Sep 9 2014 / Read More » /
Israel’s colonization of the occupied territories is not about security; it’s ideological. (Tamar Fleishman)

Israel’s Barmy Behavior

By Issa Khalaf Israel’s recurring, furiously gratuitous wars on the Palestinian people—for example, from 1982 Lebanon to 2014 Gaza—is profoundly wrong on every level, committed…

Sep 8 2014 / Read More » /
"Everyone, the man who collapsed, the ill woman, those in search for bread, the teenager with the cast on his arm and the others- just want to live." (Tamar Fleishman)

We Just Want to Live

By Tamar Fleishman – Qalandiya “We just want to live”, one person said and so do many others. Just to live. But it’s hard to…

Sep 8 2014 / Read More » /
Solidarity with the Palestinian people amongst common people it is becoming an increasing phenomenon. (Sabine Utabia)

Solidarity Should be More than Just Empty Words

By Richard Lightbown One could be forgiven for forgetting that 2014 had been voted International Year of Solidarity with the Palestinian People by the UN…

Sep 8 2014 / Read More » /


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