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Video: Former Israeli Army Chief of Staff Benny Gantz within Hamas Fighters’ Sights One Year Ago

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Hamas’ fighting wing, Izz al-Din al-Qassam brigades released a video showing former Israeli army Chief of Staff Benny Gantz within its fighters’ sights one year ago. He was touring the Gaza border area during the Israeli war on Gaza last summer which killed over 2,200 Palestinians, mostly civilians. The clip is taken from a longer […]

CrossTalk: ISIS and Obama’s Failure

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The Islamic State continues to thrive and establish itself as a power base in the Middle East. Though it must be pointed out that its strength today is only the result of the west’s habit of playing with jihadi groups who later turn on their masters. Is this intentional chaos or policy recklessness? CrossTalking with […]

Even in Gaza, You Can’t Have a Film Festival without a Red Carpet

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While Israeli entertainment reporters have been busy covering the DocAviv documentary film festival in Tel Aviv in recent days, but nearby, another rather exceptional film festival came to a close Thursday evening in the Shujaiyeh neighborhood of Gaza City — a festival dedicated entirely to films about human rights. Shujaiyeh, where the festival was held, was […]

CrossTalk: Palestine Chronicle Editor on the Obama Doctrine

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How should we describe the Obama administrations foreign policy idealistic, pragmatic, neither, or merely erratic? On the one hand, Obama is reaching out to Cuba and Burma, but on the other hes backing coups in Egypt and Ukraine. Is there such a thing as the Obama doctrine? CrossTalking with Ramzy Baroud, Stephen Schlesinger, and Brian […]

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

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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

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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

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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 […]

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  • July 31, 2015

    Hamas: 'Settlers, Soldiers' Legitimate Targets after Infant Killing

    Palestinian political factions strongly condemned an arson attack carried out by settlers which killed a Palestinian infant on Friday, holding the Israeli leadership fully responsible for the brutal attack and calling for revenge. - Hamas said that the killing of 18-month-old Ali Saad Dawabsha in the Nablus village of Duma makes all "Israeli soldiers and settlers legitimate targets for resistance." - A spokesperson for... More →
  • July 31, 2015

    EU Calls on Israel to Halt Settlement Expansion

    In the wake of the Israeli government's announcement that it is going to build more than 800 new housing units in settlements in the occupied Palestinian territories, the EU has called on Israel to halt all such expansion. The Europeans believe that an increase in the size of the illegal settlements, reported Qudsnet, undermines the prospects for an end to the conflict based on a two-state solution. - "The latest... More →
  • July 31, 2015

    Ultra-Orthodox Jew Stabs at Least 6 at Jerusalem Gay Pride Parade

    At least six people were stabbed at an LGBT pride parade in Jerusalem on Thursday, local media reported, citing Israeli police and paramedics. The suspected attacker, an ultra-Orthodox Jew, has been arrested. - Police said that six people have been injured, adding that two of them were in serious condition. - "We were prepared for every scenario, but our perimeter was breached. This is a severe, hard incident, which... More →
  • July 30, 2015

    Israel Moves to Legalize Gitmo-style Force-feeding of Hunger Strikers

    The Israeli parliament has passed a bill that allows the force-feeding of Palestinian prisoners who resort to hunger strikes to protest their administrative detention without charge. The national medical association said the procedure amounts to torture. - The 120-seat Knesset approved the controversial bill, with 46 legislators in favor and 40 against it. Called “Law to prevent harm caused by hunger strikes,” it... More →
  • July 30, 2015

    Hamas Rejects Fatah's Demand to Hand over Rule of Gaza

    Hamas officials on Wednesday rejected demands by Fatah leadership to hand over rule of the Gaza Strip and called for an "uprising" against Palestinian Authority security forces. - Fatah leader Azzam al-Ahmad had said on Sunday that Hamas "foiled" efforts towards a unity government, and that the group must hand over rule of the Gaza Strip as a condition for forming the new government. - Hamas spokesman Sami Abu Zuhri... More →
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