Videos

Sinai: Can Egypt Resolve Its Fight against Armed Groups? (Inside Story)

Ramzy Baroud speaks on Egypt's failed military solutions. (Al Jazeera)

How can Egypt resolve its fight against armed groups and address accusations of marginalization? Presenter: Folly Bah Thibault Guests: Muhamed Sabry – a photojournalist and Egyptian activist living in Sinai Omar Ashour – senior lecturer on Middle East politics at the University of Exeter, and a security specialist Aymenn Al-Tamimi – fellow at the Middle […]

Mads Gilbert: ‘People are Questioning Israel’

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During the latest Israeli offensive against the Gaza Strip, war planes dropped bombs on the enclave day and night. The people there, besieged on all sides, had no place to go. As in previous wars, Israel says it was responding to attacks from Hamas. But the war in the summer of 2014 was different, according […]

Baroud, White and Alsaafin: What’s next for Palestinians? (Video Debate)

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After Benjamin Netanyahu’s decisive victory in the recent Israeli elections, what’s next for Palestinians? Join our three speakers as they delve into whether or not the Joint List will have any impact in the Knesset, the Palestinian Authority’s stance from Netanyahu’s re-election, and if Palestinians will be to unite under one banner. In this clip […]

Nightmare: Masked IDF Troops Interrogate, Traumatize Palestinian Kids – Video

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Videos have emerged exposing masked IDF soldiers raiding Palestinian homes in the dead of night to interrogate children suspected of throwing stones at the Israeli military. Hundreds of underage are prosecuted each year in the occupied territories. B’Tselem, the Israeli Information Center for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories, has posted two videos to the […]

Video: Ramzy Baroud: ISIS: A ‘Hideous Offspring’ of the West?

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Guest Ramzy Baroud contends that we need to change the framework within which we view ISIS. He thinks ISIS is a Western phenomenon. Not in the conspiracy sense, that Western countries have secretly created a new group to justify war. But in the sense that Western policies of marginalization, racism, and economic elitism have contributed […]

Palestine: It’s the Water Stupid

Middle East Eye speaks to investigative journalist Nafeez Ahmed, PhD, about how conflict, socio-economic problems, destabilisation and resource dominance is related to the role of water and the environment in Palestine and the greater regional issues of the Middle East. Nafeez is an international security scholar and best-selling author who tracks what he calls the […]

Democracy Now: After Netanyahu Wins Israel Vote with Racism, How Will World Respond?

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has won a surprise election victory, putting him on course for a fourth term in office. Netanyahu’s Likud Party is poised to control 29 or 30 seats in the 120-member Knesset. The Zionist Union opposition placed second with 24 seats. A united list of Arab parties came in third with […]

Disregarding Gaza in Israeli Elections: Short Documentary

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A short documentary that examines the absence of Gaza and the Palestinians from the Israeli mainstream media and 2015 elections. Shot during operation Protective Edge by Tamar Glezerman & Arianna LaPenne.

Three Palestinian Women: Struggle and Hope in Jerusalem

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Three Palestinian women proudly tell their stories of struggle, success, and hope as they try to make ends meet in Jerusalem.

Videos: The ‘Ugly Israeli’ Tourist, Now in Eilat

Irate guest slaps hotel security officer.

Judging by the recent video clips doing the rounds on the social media networks, Israelis aren’t exactly relaxed and carefree even when on holiday: This week, days after the release of a video showing Israeli passengers on a flight to Varna almost come to blows with a flight attendant over duty-free chocolate, a new expletives-laden […]

Video: Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu: His Address to Congress in Two Minutes

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks about U.S.-Israel relations and U.S. negotiations with Iran over its nuclear program. Watch all of the key moments of Netanyahu’s address before Congress in two minutes.

Photos & Video: Banksy Back in Palestine

(All photos: Banksy.co.uk)

British street artist Banksy has returned to Palestine to create another series of works, following his famous 2005 series painted on the West Bank barrier wall.

Video: ‘Break Every Bone’

The boy cried in Arabic: "Take me away (from them) uncle."

“B’Tselem this morning urgently contacted the Army’s ‘Legal Advisor for Judea and Samaria’, demanding his emergency intervention regarding the detention of numerous children, including some as young as 8 to 10 years old, by the Israeli military this morning in Hebron. Preliminary information received this morning indicates that Soldiers detained or arrested over twenty minors […]

Video: Gaza Resident: ‘Everyone has forgotten us’

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During the last conflict with Israel, more than 2,000 Gazans were killed and 18,000 Gazan homes destroyed. Six months after a ceasefire was declared between the Israeli military and Hamas tens of thousands of people still have no shelter and lack essential infrastructure such as electricity and water. In October last year, international donors pledged […]

Video: Unexploded F16 Missile in Gazan’s House

Residents of Gaza continue to suffer from Israel's 2014 assault (MEE/Screen grab)

Middle East Eye reporter Noor Harazeen visited a family whose home was hit by a missile from an F16 fighter jet. The missile crashed through the roof and penetrated the ground floor without exploding during the Israeli assault last summer. The government doesn’t have the expertise needed to remove the missile and now the family […]

Video: CNN/ORC Poll: Majority of Americans Oppose Netanyahu Invite

A large majority of Americans believe that Republican congressional leaders should not have invited Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to speak to Congress without consulting the White House, according to a new CNN/ORC survey. The nationwide poll, released Tuesday, shows 63% of Americans say it was a bad move for congressional leadership to extend the invitation […]

Video: 1-3 Billion Dollar Terrorism Case against PA and PLO

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On Feb 23 the jury found the PA and PLO liable for terror attacks in Israel. Michael Ratner argues the odds were stacked against the Palestine Liberation Organization(PLO) and Palestinian Authority(PA) – The Real News Michael Ratner is President Emeritus of the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) in New York and Chair of the European […]

Palestine Shuts Down as Snow, Frigid Rain Pummel Holy Land

Shops and offices in cities across the West Bank were closed Friday after a major winter storm pummeled the region and left nearly half a meter of snow in some places. Snowfall began late Thursday and continued into the early morning Friday, blanketing hilltops across the region with a thick layer of snow that shut […]

Netanyahu sued by Jordan hip-hop group

The group Torabyeh (“Of the soil”) took legal action with the Haifa District Court, claiming that their song Ghorbah (“Alienation”) had been used without permission in the right-wing ruling Likud campaign, Reuters reported. Netanyahu used the song in the 40-second video entitled Us Or Them, Isis’s Version, which has been published on his YouTube channel. […]

Living Under Occupation – Film

A film made by EFA MEPs François Alfonsi, Jill Evans and Ana Miranda during their visit to the West Bank and East Jerusalem.

Video: Baroud on Proposed Netanyahu Congress Speech

Excerpts from Palestine Chronicle chief editor Ramzy Baroud with Uprising with Sonali, where they discussed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netenyahu’s proposed speech to the Congress in February in defiance of US President Barack Obama. Full interview below where they touch on various subjects including the recent violence, the Gaza war and the regional situation. (Start […]

Mads Gilbert: ‘People Are Questioning Israel’ – Interview

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In an interview with Al Jazeera, Norwegian surgeon Dr. Mads Gilbert speaks of his experiences in Gaza and the changing international perception of Israel.

Eyewitness Account; Death of Ziad Abu Ein, ‘Choked’ by Israeli Soldier

Despite the fact he was a high-ranking official, he often attended local grassroots events. (Oren Ziv/MEE)

By Oren Ziv Today in the West Bank village of Turmus Aya, I attended a protest marking International Human Rights Day. Protesters marched in the direction of the illegal settlement, Adei Ad, which sits just beyond the outlying farm land of Turmus Ays. In recent months, many attacks by suspected right-wing Jewish settlers were carried […]

Video: Israeli Soldiers Protect Settlers Attacking Palestinian Villagers

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Israeli did nothing to stop Israeli settlers from attacking Palestinian villagers, according to videos released by the Yesh Din rights group, showing soldiers pointing guns at Palestinians while Israelis are throwing stones from behind their backs. In the three amateur videos released by the Yesh Din human rights group, the IDF soldiers appear to be […]

Video: Why Is Jerusalem Always On Edge?

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It seems like every violent incident in Jerusalem could spark another massive flare-up in the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. But what are the policies keeping the city on edge? Aj+Lab’s Dena Takruri explains.

Video: Israeli Soldiers Detain Developmentally-disabled Palestinian Child in Hebron

(Photo: Youtube)

By B’Tselem Yesterday, soldiers briefly detained a developmentally disabled Palestinian boy, who is under the age of criminal responsibility, on suspicion that he had thrown stones. The boy, A. a-Rajbi, (full name withheld in interest of privacy) who will be 12 in a month, was detained after Palestinian children threw stones at soldiers on the […]

Song of Comradery! For Jeremy Karodia – Song by Haidar Eid

Brother and comrade Jeremy Karodia.

By Haidar Eid As my brother and comrade Jeremy Karodia of The Mavr!x has been on my mind for while, I couldn’t think of anything that would lift his spirit than art! Salah Jahin’s lyrics of Pain and Loss, of Appearance Vs. Reality are the best that could describe what this hero of mine is […]

Surgeon Mads Gilbert Gives a Powerful Speech about Gaza after Returning Home to Norway

Mads Gilbert: "Nobody wants to be occupied!"

In a powerful 25 minute speech on his return home to Tromsø, Norway from 15 days treating the wounded in Gaza, the Norwegian emergency surgeon Dr Mads Gilbert said: “The heart of the Earth beats in Gaza now. It bleeds, but it beats.” He went on to say: “The Palestinian people’s resistance in Gaza today […]

Rania Masri Speech: ‘ Mr.Obama, What is Barbaric?’

A speech by Rania Masri, the keynote speaker, during the ‘Texas For Gaza’ protest on August 2, 2014 in Austin Texas. (Note that the recording missed the first few seconds. She began it by saying that “Yesterday, the Obama administration said that the abduction of the Israeli invading soldier by the Palestinian Resistance was a […]

War on Gaza: Video Diary

(Safa.ps/Flicker)

UNRWA Christopher Gunness Breaks Down In Tears On Live TV After Attacks On Schools In Gaza The Shujaiyya Market Massacre Palestinian Journalist Mohammed Omer: Lifting the Blockade Isn’t a Hamas Demand—It’s a Human Right Is This A Debate? Russell Brand of Fox News ‘Israel Has Gone Mad': An Ordinary Man’s Views on the War on Gaza […]

The Free Zone | Blog

  • April 16, 2015

    20 Palestinian Journalists Being Held in Israeli Jails

    Israeli forces arrested a Palestinian journalist on Wednesday after raiding his home in Nablus, bringing the total number of journalists imprisoned by Israel to 20. - Amin Abdul Aziz Abu Wardeh, 48, is the general manager of the Asda news website, the Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms said. - Abu Wardeh's wife told MADA that Israeli forces raided their home at around 2 a.m. and interrogated Amin in... More →
  • April 16, 2015

    Leading NY Institutions Discuss the Nakba — and There is Not a Palestinian in Sight

    In the last few weeks two liberal New York institutions, The New York Times and the 92d Street Y, have published discussions about a central Palestinian experience– the Nakba, or catastrophe that accompanied the creation of Israel in 1948– and in these three discussions, there was not a Palestinian in sight. Though three or four Zionists got to weigh in on the issue. - Of course non-Palestinians have the right to... More →
  • April 16, 2015

    Rand Paul Moves to Ban Aid to Palestinians Until ICC Bid Withdrawn

    United States Senator Rand Paul has introduced a Congressional bill that would cut off assistance to the Palestinian Authority so long as it seeks admission to the International Criminal Court. - The so-called "Defend Israel by Defunding Palestinian Foreign Aid Act of 2015" was the second anti-Palestinian bill introduced by Paul in as many years, according to the National Journal. Last year, he introduced the "Stand... More →
  • April 16, 2015

    Israel's High Court Upholds Controversial 'Boycott Law'

    The Israeli High Court rejected a petition by human rights organizations, upholding the controversial “boycott law” on Wednesday. The law give grounds for individuals to sue anyone who calls for a boycott of Israel, or areas under its control. - The court struck down only one section of the law, which establishes that one may seek punitive damages for a deliberate call to boycott without needing to prove actual... More →
  • April 15, 2015

    PA Continues to Arrest Palestinian Students

    The Palestinian Authority's security services continue to detain former Islamic bloc representative at the American University in Jenin Tahir Ahmad Nawahda for the seventh day in a row. - A Hamas statement issued yesterday noted that Nawahda was arrested by the Preventive Security Service shortly after he was released from an Israeli jail, where he was held for 16 months. He was later released again, then re-arrested a... More →
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