On the Meaning of Sumoud

In his poem “I Come from There,” Mahmoud Darwish distinguishes himself as the poet of resistance, insistent that he could make “a single word: Homeland” stand for Palestine, the place where he will always be […]

Israel Closes Gaza Border Crossings

Israeli authorities decided to close Karam Abu Salem (Kerem Shalom), Gaza’s main commercial crossing, on Monday. Raed Fattouh, an official responsible for the entry of goods into Gaza, confirmed that Israeli border authorities informed him […]