Articles A building in the Palestinian village of Susiya which could be demolished. (Annie Slemrod/IRIN)

Four Facts You Might Not Know about Housing Demolitions by Israel

By Annie Slemrod The small Palestinian village of Khirbet Susiya in the Israeli-occupied West Bank has been drawn into the international spotlight this week, as…

Jul 27 2015 / Read More » /
(Photo: Just World Books)

From Chaos and Counterrevolution: After the Arab Spring

(This feature on Iran is an extract from Richard Falk’s latest book, Chaos and Counterrevolution: After the Arab Spring. Visit Zed Books if you are…

Jul 27 2015 / Read More » /
Prime Minister Netanyahu's new favourite word is: 'cyber'.

‘Fortress Israel': The Ups and Downs of Arms Sales and Cyber Surveillance

By Shir Hever The military industry in Israel has had its ups and downs over the years. After the occupation of 1967 and the French…

Jul 25 2015 / Read More » /
The core function of the Israeli military is to enforce its illegal occupation of the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. (Tamar Fleishman, PC)

Arms Sales to Israel: The UK Government Can’t Be Trusted

By Ryvka Barnard Last week, the UK government announced the outcome of a review of military export licences whose legality had been called into question during…

Jul 25 2015 / Read More » /
(Tamar Fleishman, Palestine Chronicle)

Palestinians: Battling for Freedom on Their Own

By Ghada Aqeel For all its horrors, the brutal Israeli attack on Gaza at this time last summer and the callous disregard exhibited by much…

Jul 25 2015 / Read More » /

The Bloody Cost of Apartheid: Israel Kills Twice in Two Days

By Ben White Israeli occupation forces have killed again: the victim this time was Falah Abu Maria, a 52-year-old father shot dead in Beit Ummar,…

Jul 24 2015 / Read More » /
So what, really, is Netanyahu's game plan for America?

What, Really, is Netanyahu’s Game Plan for America?

By Alan Hart My headline question was provoked by Netanyahu’s response to the P5+1 agreement with Iran which he called “an historic mistake” and an…

Jul 24 2015 / Read More » /
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Reviewing Trashy Hasbara against BDS

By Vacy Vlazna Boycotting Israel is Wrong: The progressive path to peace between Palestinians and Israelis by Philip Mendes, Nick Dyrenfurth is a slipshod diatribe…

Jul 24 2015 / Read More » /
What's going on? Does Israel want Hamas weakened or strengthened? (Via Aljazeera)

Israel’s Endless Misery for Gaza is No Policy at All

By Jonathan Cook For those trying to read developments between Israel and Gaza over the past weeks, the picture has been unusually puzzling. A month…

Jul 22 2015 / Read More » /
Yarmouk - 'Another aspect of the plan, was to disperse the Palestinians away from their homeland on a permanent basis.' (IRIN)

European Immigration and Greater Israel

By Roger Van Zwanenberg Can we connect the invasion of refugees into Europe, from across the Middle East and North Africa with Israeli Foreign Policy?…

Jul 22 2015 / Read More » /
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif. (FARS)

A Chance for Arab-Iranian Reconciliation: An Opportunity in the Iran Nuclear Deal

By Ramzy Baroud “The Americans have taken the Shia Muslim side in the Middle East’s sectarian war,” declared Robert Fisk in the “Independent” newspaper on…

Jul 22 2015 / Read More » /
Che visited gaza on June 18, 1959. As he walked around in Palestinian refugee camps, refugees welcomed him with chants supporting the Cuban revolution.

Che Guevara in Gaza: Palestine Becomes a Global Cause

By Dr. Salman Abu Sitta Che Guevara’s visit to Gaza in 1959 was the first sign of transforming the Zionist colonization of Palestine from a…

Jul 21 2015 / Read More » /
A Yemeni man sits outside the ruins of his home destroyed by an airstrike shortly after the ceasefire. (Almigdad Mojalli, IRIN)

Yemen’s Conflict is Splintering Out of Control

By Joe Dyke and Almigdad Mojalli As ceasefires go, the latest one in Yemen might go down as one of the most irrelevant ever. It…

Jul 21 2015 / Read More » /
The Free Zone | Blog
  • July 27, 2015

    Palestinian Detainees Set Fire to Rooms Following Israeli Jail Raids

    Palestinian prisoners being held in Israel's Nafta jail set fire to rooms inside the prison after they declared a campaign of non-compliance on Monday in response to cell raids by Israeli prison guards. - The Palestinian Authority Prisoners' Committee told Ma'an that detainees declared a campaign of disobedience after guards raided prisoners' rooms and assaulted several detainees. - Israeli guards reportedly raided... More →
  • July 27, 2015

    Obama Marching Israel to 'Door of the Oven', Says Presidential Hopeful Huckabee

    By endorsing an “idiotic” nuclear deal with Tehran, President Obama is essentially marching Israelis “to the door of the oven,” said Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee, bringing Holocaust references to the chorus of Iran critics among US politicians. - “It is so naive that [Obama] would trust the Iranians,” the Republican presidential candidate and former governor of Arkansas Mike Huckabee told... More →
  • July 24, 2015

    The Bloody Cost of Apartheid: Israel Kills Twice in Two Days

    By Ben White - Israeli occupation forces have killed again: the victim this time was Falah Abu Maria, a 52-year-old father shot dead in Beit Ummar, a village in the southern West Bank. - Abu Maria's death came just a day after 21-year-old Muhammad 'Alawna had been shot dead near Jenin. Israel has now killed 17 Palestinians in 2015 to date, and wounded dozens more. - Falah Abu Maria was killed during an Israeli arrest... More →
  • July 21, 2015

    Che Guevara in Gaza: Palestine Becomes a Global Cause

    By Dr. Salman Abu Sitta - Che Guevara's visit to Gaza in 1959 was the first sign of transforming the Zionist colonization of Palestine from a regional conflict to a global struggle against colonialism. - The trigger was the Bandung conference in 1955 and the resulting Non-Aligned Movement, whose members has just recently shaken the yoke of foreign domination. The stature of Nasser, as a world leader in the struggle... More →
  • July 20, 2015

    Hamas Denies Taking Part in Saudi-led Coalition

    Palestinian Islamist Movement Hamas has officially denied claims by Iranian news agency Fars that it agreed to take part in the Saudi-led coalition against the Houthi coup in Yemen, Anadolu agency reported on Sunday. - In a statement, Hamas official spokesman Sami Abu-Zuhri said: "What was published by Fars news agency regarding Saudi-Hamas agreement to send hundreds of Hamas fighters to take part in [Operation]... More →

 

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