Articles The killing of Palestinians is justified by the state even when the pretext is flimsy.

Israel’s Open Season on ‘Arabs’

By Jeremy Salt Sometimes it must be such fun to be an Israeli undercover agent especially if you like amateur theatricals and perhaps thought of…

Nov 25 2015 / Read More » /
Our numbers continue to grow as we continue to struggle for our rights.

Despite Israel’s Wars, Ethnic Cleansing and Hatred, Palestinians Continue to Grow in Number

By Dr. Fayez Rasheed They’re killing our people in genocides, they’re torturing and arresting our children and they’re burning them alive. Israelis wish for the Palestinians…

Nov 24 2015 / Read More » /
We either live in dignity together or continue to perish alone, warring tribes and grief-stricken nations. (

Forget Daesh: Humanity is at Stake

By Ramzy Baroud I still remember that smug look on his face, followed by the matter-of-fact remarks that had western journalists laugh out loud. “I’m…

Nov 24 2015 / Read More » /
The drive for domination is the root cause of war.

The Karma of Terror

By William T. Hathaway Terrible terrorists are killing our soldiers in their countries and killing us here at home. How can we stop them? The…

Nov 23 2015 / Read More » /
IS and JS have a shared strategy: A perpetual conflict between Islam and the West.

‘War on Terror’ Made Us Unsafe

By Jamal Kanj On a Thursday night, terrorists blew themselves up in the streets of Beirut. The next day, co-ordinated terrorist attacks in des rues…

Nov 22 2015 / Read More » /


By Uzma Falak My grandmother wove dreams on her spinning wheel, invoked you in her songs. I memorized the rhyme. My mother treasured your olives— a…

Nov 20 2015 / Read More » /
Sheikh Raed Salah. (Via Aljazeera)

On the Banning of the Islamic Movement in 48 Palestine

By Lama Khater History has proven that the stupidest measure any occupying power anywhere can take is to strip an effective and influential political and…

Nov 18 2015 / Read More » /
Hopes for an end to the persecution of the Rohingya minority remain bleak. (Zoriah,net)

Rohingya vs the Generals: How To Forge A Democracy And Get Away With It

By Ramzy Baroud Writing in the New York Times in an article entitled “Myanmar generals set the stage for their own exit,” Thomas Fuller expressed…

Nov 18 2015 / Read More » /
ISIS is the progeny of those in Washington, London and Paris who, in conspiring to destroy Iraq, Syria and Libya, committed an epic crime against humanity.

From Pol Pot to ISIS: The Blood Never Dried

By John Pilger  In transmitting President Richard Nixon’s orders for a “massive” bombing of Cambodia in 1969, Henry Kissinger said, “Anything that flies on everything…

Nov 18 2015 / Read More » /
Palestinians know now that the source of their freedom is not found in the UN and western governments, but in themselves.

Banging Your Heart against Some Mad Bugger’s Wall

By Vacy Vlazna Mohammed, now 6, and Jihad, now 4, have missed their mother, Shireen’s happiness that has been shrouded by grief over the past…

Nov 17 2015 / Read More » /

UNRWA’s Institutional Presence and Neutrality

By Ramona Wadi In his address to the UN General Assembly’s Fourth Committee on Decolonisation, UNRWA Commissioner General Pierre Krähenbühl gave a detailed overview of…

Nov 17 2015 / Read More » /
The road to the bombings in Paris began with the invasion of Iraq. (

The Long Road to the Paris Massacres

By Jeremy Salt Let us be crystal clear about this. The road to the bombings in Paris began with the invasion of Iraq. It ran…

Nov 16 2015 / Read More » /
Just as the roots of terror lie within our own hands, so do the roots of an altruistic humanitarian outlook.

Roots of Terror

By Jim Miles I was sickened to hear and watch the events occurring in France. Part of that was for the immediate families, friends and…

Nov 16 2015 / Read More » /
It is time for a new resolution 3379, something with teeth that will wake Israel up and push it to admit its sins.

On Zionism and Racism: Time to Rekindle UN Spark

By Eric Walberg UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon recently held a commemoration of the 40th anniversary of the squashing of UN resolution 3379, equating Zionism…

Nov 16 2015 / Read More » /
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  • November 26, 2015

    Knesset Bill to Jail Minors on Terror Charges Passes 1st Vote

    The Israeli parliament on Wednesday approved a bill that would allow Palestinian minors under 14 who are facing terrorism charges to be sentenced to time in prison, a Knesset press release said. - The bill was approved in a preliminary vote with 64 in favor of the bill and 22 against. - If the bill becomes law, children under 14 would reportedly be placed in a children's home until they turn 14, after which the child... More →
  • November 26, 2015

    Israel Meets with Google and YouTube to Discuss Censoring Palestinian Videos

    Israel’s Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely has met with representatives of YouTube and Google to discuss ways to cooperate in what she calls the fight against “inciting violence and terrorism”. - Israel’s Maariv newspaper reported yesterday that Hotovely agreed to work with Google and YouTube in order to establish a joint working mechanism to monitor and prevent the publication of “inflammatory... More →
  • November 24, 2015

    Kerry Supports Israeli 'Self-defense' against 'Senseless Terrorism'

    US Secretary of State John Kerry on Tuesday expressed support for Israel's right to "defend" itself from "terrorism" and "senseless violence," in comments that will be viewed as deeply disappointing by Palestinians. - Speaking before a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem, Kerry said: "It is very clear to us that the terrorism, these acts of terrorism which have been taking place, deserve... More →
  • November 24, 2015

    Palestinian Shot, Injured after Alleged Car Attack Injures 4 Israelis

    A Palestinian man was shot and wounded after he allegedly rammed his car into a group of Israeli security personnel, injuring four, at Tappuah junction in the northern West Bank district of Nablus on Tuesday morning, Israeli police said. - Israeli police spokesperson Micky Rosenfeld said that Israeli police shot and wounded the Palestinian following what he described as a "terrorist attack." He said that the area had... More →
  • November 23, 2015

    Palestinian, 16, Shot Dead after Killing Israeli Near Ramallah

    A Palestinian man was shot dead after stabbing and killing an Israeli soldier on Route 443 west of Ramallah on Monday, Israel's army said. - An Israeli army spokesperson told Ma'an that a "Palestinian murdered an Israeli and wounded another in a stabbing attack" with the injured victim evacuated for treatment. - Israeli forces responded on site to the incident and shot dead the Palestinian attacker, the spokesperson... More →
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