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    A Third Intifada on the Horizon?
    Journalist Max Blumenthal discusses the situation in Jerusalem and the reconstruction plans for Gaza

      October 29, 14

    Nuclear Agreement with Iran May Become Midterm Election Fodder in Congress
    Larry Wilkerson, former chief of staff to the secretary of state Colin Powell, says there are three different groups of Republicans that would like to see the Iran nuclear deal fail.

      October 28, 14

    Growing Rift Between US & Turkey Over Arming Kurds
    Baris Karaagac: Ankara remains opposed assisting to PKK-linked Kurdish rebels, whom they consider a terrorist organization

      October 28, 14

    Jerusalem and the Fate of Palestinians
    Israeli activist Jeff Halper says the recent tension and violence in Jerusalem is a product of defeated Palestinian political resistance and Israel's policy of Judaization

      October 26, 14

    Kurdish Fighters Move to Regain Kobani
    The coalition is not what it appears to be - Vice President Biden was right, says Patrick Cockburn the author of The Jihadis Return: Isis and the New Sunni Uprising

      October 24, 14

    US Dropping Arms and Ammunition to Syrian Kurds in Kobani
    Reese Erlich, freelance correspondent and author of Inside Syria, says the irony of the support to the Kurds in Kobani is that the PKK is considered a terrorist organization by the US

      October 23, 14

    Nearly Four Years After the Revolution, Where is Egypt Headed?
    Journalist Sharif Abdel Kouddous and scholar Mervat Hatem discuss the current social and political situation in Egypt - The Global African - Telesur

      October 21, 14

    Nuclear Deal with Iran 95% Complete
    Larry Wilkerson, former chief of staff to Secretary of State Collin Powell, says he is optimistic that the nuclear negotiations with Iran are 95 percent complete, but what does lifting sanctions really mean?

      October 21, 14

    U.S. Will Fail In Attempt to Create Proxy Army in Syria
    Phyllis Bennis says Obama has been right - in rhetoric - about one thing: there is no military solution to defeating the Islamic State

      October 16, 14

    Does Iran Have Legitimate Nuclear Energy Needs? (2/2)
    Scholar Mehdi Sarram says though Russia is committed by contract to deliver low-enriched energy to Iran until 2021, why should Iran buy it from the Russians if they can produce it themselves?

      October 20, 14

    Does Iran Have Legitimate Nuclear Energy Needs? (1/2)
    Scholar Mehdi Sarram discusses why Iran feels the need to develop nuclear energy and gives an update on the P5+1 talks

      October 20, 14

    Does Turkey Want Kobane to Fall?
    Baris Karaagac explains Turkey's position towards the Islamic State

      October 10, 14

    US and Iran are Indirectly Coordinating Efforts against IS
    The idea of Iran as partner of the US in the battle against IS will not have sufficient political support in Iran, among the allies, or domestically, says Trita Parsi, president of the National Iranian American Council

      October 22, 14

    Canadian MPs Vote to Expand Support to Fight IS
    Prime Minister Harper is an honorary conservative American, says Ariel Salzmann, associate professor at Queen's University

      October 8, 14

    Privatization, Occupation, and the Israeli Economy
    Political economist Shir Hever says recent plans to privatize struggling state-owned companies in Israel are hastened by the occupation of Palestinian territories

      October 13, 14

    Fall of Kobani Reveals Failure of U.S. Bombing Campaign
    Journalist Patrick Cockburn says U.S.-led airstrikes have not degraded or destroyed the Islamic State (IS), who now control about a quarter of Iraq

      October 7, 14

    Turkey Joins the War Campaign against the Islamic State
    Scholar Edmund Ghareeb explains how the authorization for military force against IS by the Turkish parliament will affect peace negotiations with the Kurds

      October 5, 14

    Thousands of New Israeli Settlements Approved as Netanyahu Pledges Two-State Solution
    During a White House visit, President Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu ignore tough issues around Israeli-Gaza conflict while protestors demand Netanyahu be held accountable for war crimes

      October 3, 14

    Is the Islamic State a Tool of the Saudis?
    Ali Al-Ahmed says IS is a key part of Saudi Arabia's strategy in the Middle East

      October 3, 14

    US-Brokered Afghan Unity Government Paves Way for Continued Military Presence
    The Center for International Policy's Shukria Dellawar breaks down the players behind Afghanistan's new coalition government

      October 3, 14

    Underestimating ISIS: An Indictment of Decades of Failed US Policy in the Middle East
    Larry Wilkerson, former chief of staff for Secretary of State Colin Powell, says the US military's failure to understand and adequately respond to ISIS underscores America's decades-long blunders in Iraq

      October 21, 14

    Turkish-Syrian Border "The Great Hole" in Obama's UN Speech
    Vijay Prashad says Obama's comments at the UN on enforcing international norms have no credibility with most people around the world and are aimed at appeasing liberal unease

      October 3, 14

    What Role Is Turkey Playing in the War against ISIS?
    Lecturer Baris Kaaragaac says Turkey is trying to manage its response to the Islamic State in such a way to prevent the Kurds from consolidating political or military power

      October 3, 14

    Coalition to Fight the Islamic State Unlikely to Succeed
    Vijay Prashad: If the West is serious about tackling ISIS it must lessen the chaos within Syria and seek a political solution

      October 3, 14

    Obama's 'Moderate' Syrian Rebels Are Nowhere to Be Found
    Author & Journalist Patrick Cockburn says defeating ISIS requires an end to the civil war in Syria

      October 3, 14

    U.S. Intelligence Official: No Evidence ISIL Is Planning Imminent Attack on America
    Obama's plan to support the Shi'a and Kurds in Iraq could worsen sectarianism fighting, and a new report says arms sent to moderate Syrian rebels have ended up in ISIS's hands

      October 3, 14

    The Bennis Plan: Here Is a Real Strategy for Dealing with ISIS
    IPS fellow Phyllis Bennis says military strategies have failed; only a political and diplomatic solution will work

      October 3, 14

    ISIS Wants the US Drawn into a Ground War
    Andrew Levine says the Islamist forces have learned that a ground war is to their advantage

      October 3, 14

    Obama's Syria Plan Will Strengthen IS and Warlordism
    Omar Dahi says Obama is wrong to say the Assad regime has no legitimacy, as most Syrians want an end to war, the creation of a broad-front government, and a national army to confront warlords and extremism

      October 3, 14

    Israel Facing Major Economic Consequences for 50 Day War on Gaza
    Political Economist Shir Hever of the Alternative Information Center says the latest conflict with Gaza began after a crisis emerged in Israel over the defense budget

      October 3, 14

    American Bombs Will Not Defeat ISIS
    Vijay Prashad says the Saudis and Iran must be part of a regional solution that includes ending support for jihadists in Syria

      October 3, 14

    New Iraqi Government Will Abide by U.S. Regional Goals
    Professor Sabah Alnasseri says the purpose of the campaign against ISIL is to enable continued political and military intervention by the U.S. throughout the Middle East

      October 3, 14

    Is The Anti-ISIS Campaign Attempting to Renew War Against Assad?
    Glen Ford: The U.S.-Saudi strategy of using jihadists as proxies in their wars is collapsing before our very eyes

      October 3, 14

    US-Israel Pressure Palestine Not to Join the ICC
    Michael Ratner: Will the Palestinian Authority join the ICC despite intimidation?

      October 3, 14

    New York Times Runs Ad Equating ISIS and Hamas
    Just Foreign Policy's Robert Naiman and TRNN's Lia Tarachansky respond to the argument that Hamas parallels ISIS

      October 3, 14

    Why America Failed to Anticipate the Rise of the Islamic State
    Investigative journalist Patrick Cockburn discusses how the U.S. narrowly defined the jihadist threat as al-Qaeda affiliates, thereby failing to taking the Islamic State seriously

      October 3, 14

    Israel and Gaza Extend Ceasefire amid Last-Minute Attacks
    Max Blumenthal assesses the circumstances surrounding the cease-fire from Ramallah

      October 3, 14

    The Islamic State, Assad, and the Contradictions Faced by the US in Syria
    Investigative journalist Patrick Cockburn says the U.S. will need to work with Syria and Iran to defeat ISIS, thereby reversing its policy towards Assad

      October 3, 14

    Israeli Agribusiness Demanding Relief From Government as BDS Intensifies
    Shir Hever: The Boycott, Divest and Sanctions movement is impacting Israeli export markets, particularly in the agricultural sector

      October 3, 14

    The Powers Behind The Islamic State
    Investigative journalist Nafeez Ahmed gives specific examples of how Saudi, Qatari, and American interests have supported the group formerly known as ISIS, and what the global community can do now to rein them in

      October 3, 14

    Despite Renewed Attacks, Israel No Closer to Defeating Palestinian Resistance
    +972's Samer Badawi reports that Palestinians in the occupied West Bank and Gaza remain steadfast in their resistance of Israeli occupation, and UCLA's Gabriel Piterberg says that despite the escalating levels of violence, Israel is no closer to its goal of defeating Palestinian political and military resistance

      October 3, 14

    Gaza Cease-Fire Extended, but What's Needed for a Just Solution to the Conflict?
    Amnesty International's Deborah Hyams talks about being blocked from carrying out an independent investigation of the most recent assault on Gaza, and author Vijay Prashad discusses the latest developments in the Palestinian liberation struggle

      October 3, 14

    US Escalates Iraq Airstrikes but Lacks Long-term Strategy
    Vijay Prashad: US airstrikes are working strategically, but alone will not turn the tide against the Islamic State

      October 3, 14

    Falk: US Limits Ability of UN To Hold Israel Accountable for War Crimes
    Princeton University Professor Richard Falk discusses how the powers of the UN are limited since the United States sets the agenda

      October 3, 14

    Will Iraq's New PM Differ from al-Maliki?
    IPS's Phyllis Bennis discusses the interests new Iraqi prime minister Haider al-Abadi represents and the main issues to pay attention to as his administration moves forward

      October 3, 14

    "A Tragic Mistake" To Not Explore Diplomacy With Hamas
    Richard Falk says the failure to treat Hamas as a legitimate political actor has impeded movement towards a sustainable peace with Israel

      October 3, 14

    Is the Control of Gaza's Offshore Gas Reserves a Factor in Israeli Military Operations?
    Nafeez Ahmed: As Israel's energy issues become more pronounced, repeated military incursions into Gaza show that dominating and exploiting its offshore gas reserves is an increasingly important issue

      October 3, 14

    Foreign Oil Interests in Iraqi Kurdistan and the Rise of ISIS
    Nafeez Ahmed and Antonia Juhasz say that the U.S. is using the possibility of Kurdish independence as a threat against the central government in Baghdad

      October 3, 14

    Ceasefire between Israel and Gaza Extended but Talks Stall on Lifting Blockade
    Journalist Allison Deger explains what Israel and Hamas expect to achieve from the negotiations and why Israel continues to fear a unity agreement between Hamas and Fatah

      October 3, 14

    Cooperation with Iran Necessary to Thwart Islamic State in Iraq
    Lawrence Wilkerson, former chief of staff to former U.S. secretary Colin Powell, says the organizing of indigenous forces and participation of Iran, not escalated U.S. military actions, are essential to bring stability to Iraq

      October 3, 14

    Why US Airstrikes Won't Defeat ISIS
    Vijay Prashad: Renewed US air strikes will plunge Iraq into further chaos while the US and its allies refuse to seek a regional solution to the conflict

      October 3, 14

    Gazan Doctor: Entire Families Have Vanished In Operation Protective Edge
    TRNN Correspondent Lia Tarachansky and Islamic University Professor Dr. Khamis Elessi discuss the situation in Gaza & Israel after the 72-hour ceasefire expired

      October 3, 14

    Deputy Speaker of Israeli Knesset Calls for Expulsion and Jewish Reoccupation of Gaza
    Max Blumenthal tells Paul Jay that Moshe Feiglin's program is part of a growing incitement to genocide against Palestinians

      August 7, 2014

    Inside Israel's Pro-War Nationalist Camp
    The Real News looks into who are the groups chanting "death to Arabs" throughout Israel and attacking anti-war demonstrators.

      October 3, 14

    Gaza Death Toll Nears 1500 as Ceasefire Breaks Down; Dozens Trapped Near Rafah Crossing
    TRNN's Lia Tarachansky speaks with Gaza blogger Nalan al-Sarraj who is among dozens trapped near the Rafah border crossing with Egypt, and also comments on the renewed wave of protests spreading through the West Bank

      October 3, 14

    Israeli Forces Target UN School Shelter, Children and Hospitals
    Pernille Ironside: The Chief of the UNICEF Field Office in Gaza describes the growing death toll and the rising humanitarian crisis

      October 3, 14

    19 Killed in Gaza as Israel Strikes Second UN Compound in a Week
    Palestinian human rights activist Omar Barghouti says the UN has failed its duty to speak out against civilian deaths in Gaza; meanwhile the case for boycotting, divestment and sanctioning Israel has been strengthened by the current conflict

      October 3, 14

    Who's Profiting from Israel's Offensive in Gaza?
    Shir Hever: Israel continues to reject Hamas's offer of a ten-year ceasefire because it would undermine Israeli arms sales, which reached $7 billion in 2012

      October 3, 14

    Who Bears Responsibility for Civilian Deaths in Gaza?
    Israeli scholar and historian Ilan Pappe argues the media's demonization of Hamas provides Israel cover for continuing its siege and occupation of Palestinian territories

      October 3, 14

    Besieged War-Torn Gaza Experiencing Saddest Eid Since 1967
    Yousef Alhelou: Twenty two days on, all efforts to reach a ceasefire have failed so far as Israel continues its all-out military offensive on besieged Gaza, claiming more civilian lives.

      July 29, 2014

    Gaza Baker Risks Life Amid War to Provide Bread
    As Israel's military offensive entered its fourth week and the search for a permanent truce drags on, residents in the densely populated Gaza Strip try to stay safe, hunt for supplies and attempt to keep life as normal as possible

      July 28, 2014

    Despite Growing International Condemnation, No End to Gaza Violence in Sight
    As the death toll in Gaza passes 1,000 Lia Tarachansky and Phyllis Bennis respond to a poll which found 86% of Israelis reject a ceasefire, while a growing number of Americans want the Israeli offensive to stop

      July 28, 2014

    Al-Aqsa Brigades Open Fire on Israeli Forces at the Qalandia Checkpoint.
    In Gaza the death toll stands at 867, and 5,730 injured. On Friday another three Israeli soldiers were killed in battle, bringing the Israeli death toll to 38, including three civilians.

      July 26, 2014

    From Palestine to Baltimore, Protesters Demand an End to Bloody Gaza Assault
    TRNN's Jaisal Noor talks to Baltimore residents about why they are demanding Israel stop its attacks on Gaza that have killed over 800 Palestinians

      July 26, 2014

    12-Hour Truce in Gaza, Protests in the West Bank
    TRNN's Lia Tarachansky reports from Jerusalem on how the Israeli army opened fire on West Bank protests against the war

      July 25, 2014

    UN's Investigation of Israel Should Go Beyond War Crimes to Genocide
    Michael Ratner makes the case for how Israel, since 1947, engaged in international crimes, including incremental genocide, crimes against humanity, and apartheid

      July 27, 2014

    Israel Boycott Gains Traction As Gaza Assault Continues
    BDS Movement Founder Omar Barghouti discusses growing solidarity with Palestinians and whether Fatah-Hamas unity deal motivated Israel's aggression

      July 25, 2014

    Is Israeli Public Opinion Turning after 700 Palestinian Deaths?
    Israel-based TRNN correspondent Lia Tarachansky reports on the mood in Israel in the wake of a rising Palestinian death toll

      July 23, 2014

    TRNN Gaza Reporter's Family Killed in Israeli Assault
    Middle East correspondent Yousef Al-Helou shares his story of how his home was targeted by an Israeli airstrike

      July 23, 2014

    Israeli Human Rights Spokesperson: Attacks on Civilians Unjustifiable
    B'Tselem spokesperson Sarit Michaeli says although Hamas has violated international law by firing on Israeli civilians, this does not give Israel license to kill Gazan civilians

      October 3, 14

    Iran Nuclear Negotiations Remain Deadlocked, Receive 4-Month Extension
    Gareth Porter: Iran has indicated it's willing to draw down its enriched uranium stockpile, which could make a nuclear deal with the P5+1 within reach

      October 3, 14

    "Evacuate to Where?" - Report from Gaza and Israel
    Gaza-based blogger Nalan al Sarraj and TRNN's Lia Tarachansky report on the mood of the people in Gaza and Israel as Israeli ground troops join the attack

      July 18, 2014

    Political Crisis in Iraq Unresolved as Parliament Mulls Over New Leadership
    Sabah Alnasseri discusses the incoming leadership in the Iraqi parliament and how it will be influenced by foreign nations

      October 3, 14

    Occupation of Palestinian Territories Likely to Intensify in Coming Months
    Jeff Halper says that the Israeli public does not generally put the cycles of violence with Gaza and the West Bank in the context of decades-long military occupation, and that this leads to support for further domination of the Palestinians

      October 3, 14

    All Governance in Libya Remains Contested
    Vijay Prashad discusses the current political crisis in Libya as results from the parliamentary elections are soon to be released

      October 3, 14

    Why Hamas Rejected the Ceasefire
    The Real News speaks to Gaza-based blogger Nalan al Sarraj about the Israeli bombardment campaign on the strip and why Hamas rejected a proposed ceasefire

      October 3, 14

    Cycles of Violence with Gaza Rooted in Israel's Rejection of Palestinian Unity
    TRNN Middle East correspondent Lia Tarachansky discusses Operation Protective Edge after Hamas rejected the Egyptian ceasefire proposal

      October 3, 14

    Report from Israel's Border with Gaza
    As Israel mobilizes tanks and reservists to Gaza's border and bombardments intensify, The Real News' Israel/Palestine correspondent reports from the border

      July 14, 2014

    How Close Are Iraqi Kurds to Achieving an Independent State?
    Edmund Ghareeb explains why various nations are divided over support for Kurdish independence in Iraq

      October 3, 14

    Israeli Propaganda and the Politics of Revenge against Gaza
    Ali Abunimah and Max Blumenthal discuss how the Israeli government manipulated the public into accepting an escalated military operation against Gaza after the murder of three Israeli teenagers

      July 11, 2014

    Israeli Press Continues to Coordinate with Military
    TRNN Middle East correspondents Yousef al-Helou and Lia Tarachansky discuss the ongoing Israeli military operation against Gaza, now dubbed "Operation Protective Edge"

      July 9, 2014

    IDF Plans to Intensify Military Operations in Gaza
    Political economist Shir Hever says an invasion of Gaza on the scale of Operation Pillar of Cloud is likely but that international pressure and threats to Israeli trade will prevent the state from taking the most extreme forms of military action

      July 7, 2014

    Reporting from Besieged Shuafat Refugee Camp
    Following kidnapping and killing of 16-year-old Mohammed Abu Khdeir from Shuafat refugee camp, vigilante and army violence against Palestinians on the rise

      July 5, 2014

    In Wake of Murders, Israel Considers More Settlements and Strikes on Gaza
    Electronic Intifada founder Ali Abunimah and TRNN's Lia Tarachansky describe Israeli media coverage and the political rhetoric surrounding the Palestinian teen's murder

      October 3, 14

    Is Israel Preparing New Military Offensive against Gaza?
    TRNN Middle East correspondent Yousef al-Helou says that Israel is punishing Gaza despite no evidence that shows Hamas was responsible for the deaths of the Israeli teenagers

      October 3, 14

    Army Violently Stops African Refugees Trying to Leave Israel
    Sudanese and Eritrean refugees in Israel's so-called "open prison" go on hunger strike after failed attempt to leave for Egypt

      October 3, 14

    Iraqi Parliament Adjourns in Chaos without Choosing New Leader
    Prof. Sabah Alnasseri highlights how sectarian politics, which were exacerbated by the U.S. invasion, continue to divide the country, while America's response has been militarization when it should be promoting inclusion

      October 3, 14

    Israeli Government and Press Knew Teenagers Were Dead for Weeks
    TRNN Middle East Correspondent Lia Tarachansky says Palestinian anger towards the Palestinian Authority has reached unprecedented levels, and that the Israeli government is now trying to instigate a third intifada in order to legitimize military actions in the West Bank and Gaza

      October 3, 14

    ISIS Declares Caliphate as US Middle East Policy Continues to Unravel
    Glen Ford: After advancing policies that helped birth groups like ISIS, U.S. imperial policy will no longer stand in the region

      October 3, 14

    There's A Class Basis to Sectarian Strife in Iraq
    Phyllis Bennis says this could be Obama's "Nixon goes to China" moment with Tehran

      October 3, 14

    America's Pro-Israel Special Middle East Envoy Resigns
    Phyllis Bennis: Closely linked with the pro-Israel lobby AIPAC, Martin Indyk was a key figure in the so-called peace process

      October 3, 14

    Al-Maliki's Fate Hinges On Iraqi Shi'ite Political Forces
    Sabah al-Nasseri discusses al-Maliki and the role of US, Iran, Syria, and the Gulf states in Iraq since ISIS began its offensive weeks ago

      October 3, 14

    U.S. Renews Aid to Sisi-led Egypt Despite Ongoing Political Repression
    Sherief Gaber says the U.S. has renewed support for the Sisi-headed government in Egypt in spite of its unprecedented crackdown on press and human rights

      October 3, 14

    Palestinians Open Fire on PA for Collaborating with Israel
    Early on Tuesday morning militants from the Jenin Refugee Camp opened fire on Palestinian Authority jeeps after PA openly collaborated with Israeli army.

      October 3, 14

    Ethnocracy: Who Owns the Land of Israel?
    In the second part of the Ethnocracy series, The Real News looks at who owns the land of the state of Israel and how it came to be so.

      October 3, 14

    Israel Using Teenager Kidnapping to Cripple Hamas
    Following apparent kidnapping of three settler Yeshiva students on Thursday, Israeli forces bombed Gaza and clamped down on the West Bank, arresting dozens of Hamas members

      October 3, 14

    The Contradictions of the U.S. Riding the Jihadist Tiger
    Glen Ford: U.S. considering airstrikes against what it itself created in Iraq

      October 3, 14

    ISIS Born from Occupation of Iraq, not Syrian Civil War
    Vijay Prashad: Although it's not clear where the Saudis stand in relation to ISIS, the group itself is a product of the Iraq War, and Western diplomats were in deep denial about its power prior to its major military offensive that began last week

      October 3, 14

    Did the U.S. Bargain On ISIS Undermining al-Maliki?
    Political scientist Sabah Alnasseri discusses the recent calls by the leading Iraqi Shi'a cleric for Iraqis to fight against ISIS, and why the U.S. waited until now to begin offering military support for the al-Maliki government

      October 3, 14

    Next Afghan President Unlikely to Solve Nation's Security Problems
    Dr. Hakim Young and Shukria Dellawar say that the signing of the bilateral security agreement by the next Afghan president is going to complicate attempts at reconciliation with the Taliban

      October 3, 14

    ISIS Fills Power Vacuum in Iraq Fundamentally Created by U.S. Foreign Policy
    Sabah al Nasseri explains that ISIS was able to take control of Mosul, Tikrit, and Baiji due to the weak state that arose from the occupation, and places it in the context of U.S. policy towards the Arab revolutions

      October 3, 14

    The Egyptian Revolution: Three Years and Counting
    Dina Makram-Edeib: The Egyptian elections and the facade of democracy in the mainstream media

      October 3, 14

    Israeli Violent Perpetrators - Not Just a Few "Bad Apples"
    The Real News Israel/Palestine correspondent Lia Tarachansky and political analyst Shir Hever discuss recent violent incidents by soldiers and settlers

      October 3, 14

    Made in Israel: Exporting Occupation Technology
    The Real News visits one of Israel's arms expos and talks to the attorney who exposed the names of the country's weapons exporters

      October 3, 14

    Pope Francis Trips Shows Broader Concern For Palestinians By Vatican
    IPS Fellow Phyllis Bennis discusses the Pope's visit to Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories

      October 3, 14

    Extended Presence of U.S. Military Will Not Bring an End to Violence in Afghanistan
    IPS Fellow Phyllis Bennis says there is no need to keep troops in Afghanistan through 2016 because there is no military solution

      October 3, 14

    Netanyahu's "Jewish State" Law Stirs Debate in Israel
    Israeli academic Oren Yiftachel talks about ethnocracy, a term he coined that describes the sort of regime Israel practices

      October 3, 14

    Uncompromising Coverage of Israel and Palestine Depends on You
    Paul Jay: Our viewer supported funding model allows us to go where facts lead

      October 3, 14

    Arrest of 'Happy' Dancers Reflects Power Struggle in Iran
    Iran conservatives trying to weaken President Rouhani's nuclear negotiations by fighting "western culture"

      October 3, 14

    Palestinians Can Learn from the African-American Struggle - Ali Abunimah on Reality Asserts Itself (2/5)
    On Reality Asserts Itself, Ali Abunimah, founder of Electronic Intifada, says that Palestinians need to know that even in a country with formal legal equality, the reality can mean mass incarceration, economic inequality and racism

      October 3, 14

    U.S. Pushing False Narrative About Iran & Nuclear Weapons
    Historian and investigative journalist Gareth Porter discusses how fabricated documents from Israel are used to show that Iran is a dishonest negotiating partner and wants to produce nukes

      October 3, 14

    Israeli Activist Accuses Interior Minister of Int'l Law Violations
    Israeli activist Tamar Aviyah who volunteers with African refugees accuses Interior Minister Gideon Sa'ar at his home over violations of international refugee law

      October 3, 14

    Israeli PM Pushes Constitutional Law on Jewish Exclusivity
    Fearing growing movement on symbolic and practical return of Palestinian refugees, Israeli PM pushes to reassert Israel's Jewish exclusive nature

      October 3, 14

    Gaza Writes Back
    Yousef Aljamal discusses Omar X, a story about the death of his brother, featured in a collection of short stories by Gazan writers

      October 3, 14

    Israel Uses Refugees as "Currency" in Arms Trade with Africa
    Rwanda and Uganda agree to take African refugees as part of arms deal after Israel denied their asylum claims and imprisoned them

      October 3, 14

    Has Palestinian Maneuvering Revived Peace Talks?
    Lia Tarachansky and Shir Hever interview journalist Daoud Kuttab on how Mahmoud Abbas' maneuvering may have led to talks extending

      October 3, 14

    The Multiple Kingdoms of Saudi Arabia (5/5)
    Madawi Al-Rasheed: Powerful princes control various sections of the state and armed forces and often have their own contradictory agendas

      October 3, 14

    Do the Afghan Presidential Elections Signify Progress?
    Nobel Peace Prize nominee Kathy Kelly and IPS Fellow Phyllis Bennis discuss Afghanistan's presidential election in light of corporations profiting from war and unrepresented groups remaining on the margins

      October 3, 14

    Why do the Saudis Want the US to Attack Iran? (4/5)
    Madawi Al-Rasheed: Saudi Arabia has the ultimate objective of becoming the arbiter of all regional politics

      October 3, 14

    Will Extremist Lieberman Become Israel's Next Prime Minister?
    Israel/Palestine correspondent Lia Tarachansky and political economist Shir Hever discuss the rise and strategy change of Israeli Foreign Minister Avidgor Lieberman

      October 3, 14

    Saudi Arabia and the al-Qaeda Monster (3/5)
    Madawi Al-Rasheed: Saudi Arabia helped create a network of terrorism to achieve political aims, and while it does come back to bite them at times, they promote a similar ideology and continue to these alliances

      October 3, 14

    What are the Saudis Afraid Of? - Madawi Al-Rasheed (2/5)
    Ms. Madawi Al-Rasheed: Saudi society appears to be controlled, but beneath the surface, there is widespread discontent

      October 3, 14

    Boycott of Israel Moving to Next Level?
    Shir Hever: BDS movement including large scale divestment by big corporations and approaching the level of government sanctions

      October 3, 14

    Hypocrisy Dressed Up as "Realism" Justifies American Alliance with Saudi Dictatorship
    Madawi al-Rasheed: US wants to contain and manipulate Arab uprisings while the Saudis want to crush them

      October 3, 14

    Obama and the Saudi Agenda
    Toby Jones says the Saudis see the Arab awakening as an existential threat while the US sees it as something to be manipulated

      October 3, 14

    The Iraq War's Real Legacy
    Though President Obama attempts to justify Iraq's invasion, Iraqi civilians and Iraq war veterans share their stories on the lasting environmental, social, and health effects of the U.S. occupation still being felt today

      October 3, 14

    Due Process 'Impossible' In Harsh Death Sentencing Of Over 500 Muslim Brotherhood Members
    Journalist Mohamed Elmeshad says that hundreds of Muslim Brotherhood members were sentenced to death for a single death while many police officers still remain on trial for over a thousand killed during the Egyptian Revolution

      October 3, 14

    Netanyahu Attacks Boycott As Campaign Enters New Phase
    Warschawski: Benjamin Netanyahu's gov't attacks on Boycott Israel campaign help strengthen it as it grows from activists to big business.

      October 3, 14

    Libya's Descent Into Turmoil Three Years After NATO Intervention
    Vijay Prashad: Libyan politics characterized by instability and the lack of commitment to bolster civil society and protect minority rights

      March 20, 2014

    Libya Three Years Later - Chaos and Partition
    Patrick Cockburn: As the central state unravels, all the external powers that drove regime change look for ways to take advantage

      March 19, 2014

    Israel "Making Lives Miserable" for Africans, Hoping They 'Self-Deport' (2/2)
    David Sheen: Israel is utterly failing its duty to protect the human rights of African asylum seekers

      March 20, 2014

    Israel "Making Lives Miserable" for Africans, Hoping They 'Self-Deport' (1/2)
    David Sheen: Israel is driving African asylum seekers out of the country in record numbers

      March 19, 2014

    Why Was Gaddafi Overthrown?
    Horace Campbell: Gaddafi wanted to strengthen Pan-Africanism and had enough resources to challenge US hegemony in the region

      March 19, 2014

    How Fallujah Became the Iraqi Government's New Battleground
    Journalist Dahr Jamail discusses how the Iraqi city of Fallujah went from welcoming American intervention to fighting the U.S.-backed Iraqi government

      October 3, 14

    In Historic Protest Israel's Orthodox Break with Settler Right
    Following the passing of a law proposal that will extend forced conscription to Jewish orthodox, half a million ascend on Jerusalem

      March 10, 2014

    From a Zionist Youth to Outspoken Critic of a Jewish State - Michael Ratner on RAI (2/7)
    On Reality Asserts Itself, Mr. Ratner tells Paul Jay of his journey - from seeing Israel as an extension of his Jewish identity to realizing Israel was a settler, colonial state

      March 4, 2014

    Where are the Palestinian Journalists in Israeli Media?
    While Palestinian citizens make up 20% of Israel's population they are only covered 2% on prime time news. Part of the reason why lies in who reports the news.

      March 2, 2014

    TRNN Debate: Is Humanitarian Intervention in Syria Justified?
    David Swanson and Danny Postel debate whether the dire humanitarian situation in Syria justifies limited military intervention

      March 6, 2014

    Israeli Gov't Forms Strategy to Fight Boycott
    Israeli government allocates millions to launch a campaign of PR and intelligence-gathering on those supporting boycott

      October 3, 14

    Karzai Justified in Refusal of Bilateral Security Agreement
    Larry Wilkerson: Afghan President Hamid Karzai is justified in his refusal to accept the terms of the bilateral security agreement, which would keep ten bases under US control and grant troops immunity

      October 3, 14

    US and Iran Send Positive Signals - Saudis and Israelis Not Pleased
    Gareth Porter: Very contentious issues remain in Iran nuclear negotiations

      February 28, 2014

    Saudi Arabia and Iran Share A Common Goal in Syria (2/3)
    Hamid Dabashi: All foreign nations involved in Syria are attempting to quell the revolutionary uprisings for economic and strategic interests, but the Syrian people will ultimately decide their own future

      February 14, 2014

    Saudi Arabia and Israel Linked in Opposition to Democratic Revolutions Throughout the Middle East (3/3)
    Hamid Dabashi: The Iranian nuclear program is a distraction from the larger issues which face P5+1 nations and Iran, as well as the anti-democratic interests of Saudi Arabia and Israel in the region

      October 3, 14

    Correcting the Mainstream Distortion of Iran's 1979 Revolution
    On the 35th anniversary of the 1979 Iranian revolution, Scholar Hamid Dabashi explains why even though a diverse set of forces overthrew the brutal, CIA-backed Shah of Iran, in the end theocracy dominated, leaving Iran in the hands of plutocrats.

      October 3, 14

    Kerry, Quartet $4B Plan Will Fail Palestinians, Economists Warn
    The multi-billion dollar economic plan Kerry delegated The Quartet to develop for Palestinians will further entrench poverty, warns economist Alaa Tartir

      October 3, 14

    Further Militarization of the Syrian Conflict Will Worsen the Refugee Crisis
    Omar Dahi: Syria's refugee crisis can only be solved through a political solution that allows international relief to cross its borders

      October 3, 14

    Egyptians Might Turn Against The Resurgent Security State If Economic Problems Are Not Addressed
    Sharif Abdel Kouddous: U.S. strategic interests in Egypt have more to do with security of the Gulf than democracy, human rights, or rule of law

      February 5, 2014

    Independent Journalism Now Considered 'Terrorism' in Egypt
    Sharif Abdel Kouddous on the Egyptian Military Regime's Growing 'War On Journalists'

      October 3, 14

    Geneva 2 May Lead to Federalism in Syria
    Omar Dahi: Despite John Kerry's public statements, the U.S. is succeeding in its objectives in Syria, with the weakening of the Assad regime

      October 3, 14

    In Syria Both Sides Fear Annihilation If They Lay Down Arms
    Omar Dahi: While a recent Qatari report counts 11,000 tortured and executed by the Syrian government, causalities of pro-regime fighters also number in the tens of thousands

      January 24, 2014

    Visiting Israel's "Open Prisons" for African Refugees
    Following a spike in imprisonment of African refugees in Israel, refugees & supporters protest desert prison complex

      October 3, 14

    Will Geneva II Talks Keep Assad in Power in Order to Fight Al-Qaeda?
    Dahi: Although John Kerry says Bashar al-Assad must step down, most Syrians think Geneva II will be about creating a front to fight Al-Qaeda, extremist groups, and that the U.S.-Russian agreement had basically accepted that the regime would stay.

      January 23, 2014

    In the Home of the Richest Man in Palestine
    The Real News' Lia Tarachansky and journalist Max Blumenthal meet Munib al Masri, the richest man in Palestine

      October 3, 14

    Are the Saudi's Fueling a Sunni-Shia War? - Toby Jones on Reality Asserts Itself (2/2)
    Toby Jones, a Prof. at Rutgers University specializing in Middle East history, tells Paul Jay the Saudis are committed to victory in their rivalry with Iran and use money and sectarian ideology to achieve their geo-political interests

      January 15, 2014

    Al Qaeda and the Saudi Agenda - Toby Jones on Reality Asserts Itself (1/2)
    Toby Jones tells Paul Jay that the Saudis use of terrorism is driven by a fear of democracy and a desire to be the regional and oil hegemon

      January 15, 2014

    Egyptians Approve Pro-Army Constitution
    Mohamed Elmeshad: The adoption of a new Egyptian Constitution by a wide margin signals the public's willingness to return to military rule under General Sisi

      October 3, 14

    Gates Memoir Omits Key Facts on Obama's Afghan War Strategy
    Gareth Porter: Gates account conceals the dishonest tactics employed to get Obama's agreement to the Afghan War escalation

      October 3, 14

    AIPAC Still Trying to Torpedo Iran Nuke Deal
    As preliminary Iran Nuke deal is finalized and set to go into effect next Monday, the American Israel Public Affairs Committee(AIPAC) is pushing for Congress to pass new sanctions against Iran which would violate and likely nullify the historic agreement

      October 3, 14

    Israel's Bedouin Face Displacement Despite Apparent Gov't Concessions
    While seemingly abandoning plan to forcefully urbanize Bedouin of Negev Desert, Israeli gov't continues to push forward the multi-billion dollar Prawer plan

      January 13, 2014

    Hever: Sharon Symbolized the Darkest Aspects of Israeli Society and Zionism - Pt. 2
    Ariel Sharon came to power as a cunning politician, running as a 'security' candidate during the second intifada, and forming the Kadima party to appear 'centrist' when compared to Likud

      October 3, 14

    Sectarian War Arises in Iraq as Violence Kills 250+ in a Single Week
    Raed Jarrar: Growing violence in Iraq is the result of the US-backed central government cracking down on grassroots Sunni protestors in Ramadi

      October 3, 14

    Why Eritrean Asylum Seekers Come to Israel
    Siom Domoz is an asylum seeker from Eritrea and one of the central figures in this week's historic refugee freedom movement in Israel

      October 3, 14

    African Refugees in Israel On Historic Strike
    Tens of thousands of asylum seekers launched a three-day strike, demos outside embassies, and the largest refugee protest in the country's history

      October 3, 14

    Sharon's Legacy Includes Massacres of Palestinians and Lebanese - Pt. 1
    Former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon dies at 85

      October 3, 14

    Fighting Escalates In Iraq As Civilians Suffer From Worst Violence Since 2008
    Prashad: Maliki government allies with Sunni groups to battle against Syria- bound militants from Islamic State of Iraq and Sham (ISIS)

      October 3, 14

    Spate of Deadly Car Bombings Rock Lebanon
    Vijay Prashad: Tensions high in Lebanon as a series of lethal car bombings rock Beirut

      October 3, 14

    2013: A Deadly Year For Journalists
    Four Al-Jazeera journalists remain imprisoned in Egypt, whose US-backed regime is among the most repressive countries suppressing the free press

      October 3, 14

    Taksim Square Protesters Charged With Terrorism, Attempting Coup
    Hundreds were indicted in Turkey for participating in the mass movement that started with Gezi Park and evolved into anti-Erdogan protests last summer

      December 27, 2013

    Unprecedented Refugee March Sweeps Tel Aviv
    Thousands took to the streets after a week of hundreds of arrests of asylum seekers who marched from Israel's new open-air prison

      December 23, 2013

    Porter: Mainstream Media Fails To Get Facts Straight on Iran's Nuclear Fatwa
    Investigative journalist Gareth Porter highlights the Washington Post fact checker's error about Iran's nuclear fatwa

      October 3, 14

    Al Qaeda, Saudi Arabia and the Collapsing Free Syrian Army
    Omar Dahi tells Paul Jay that there is widespread belief among many Syrians that Geneva II is going to be a way to preserve the Syrian state and create a front for fighting al-Qaeda

      October 3, 14

    Self-Censorship Biggest Failure of Israeli Media
    Israel ranks 112 of 179 countries on Reporters Without Borders' list because of official censors but Israeli journalists say self-censorship main reason

      October 3, 14

    Michel Warschawski on Israel's Non-Existent Left
    "Just before colonial wars come to an end, their most barbaric extremes are exposed, from US in Viet Nam, France in Algeria, to Israel in Palestine

      October 3, 14

    Syria's Six Wars and Humanitarian Catastrophe - Phyllis Bennis on Reality Asserts Itself (3/4)
    On RAI with Paul Jay, Phyllis Bennis examines the coming Geneva conference on Syria and the unwillingness of the West to deal with the humanitarian crisis

      October 3, 14

    Fmr. Israeli Intel. Chief Says Palestinian-Israeli Conflict Greater Risk than Nuclear Iran - Phyllis Bennis on Reality Asserts Itself (2/4)
    On Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay, Phyllis Bennis examines the Israeli debate about Iran and Palestine, and the complex changes taking place in Middle East politics

      December 11, 2013

    Canada Stands Firm Against Iran Nuke Deal, Cozies Up to Israel & Saudi Arabia
    Canada defies international consensus on Iran as PM Harper seeks to increase weapons sales to Saudi Arabia

      October 3, 14

    JNF Honors Canadian PM Amidst Protests Against Bedouin Expulsion
    The Jewish National Fund has a long history of displacing Palestinians and Bedouins in Israel and erasing the remains of their destroyed villages.

      October 3, 14

    Thousands Protest Forced Urbanization of Israel's Bedouin
    Demonstrations in Israel/Palestine and around the world protest The Prawer-Begin Plan aimed at annexing Bedouin lands for Jewish newcomers in Israel's Negev Desert

      October 3, 14

    Why Would Saudi Arabia Support the 9/11 Conspirators, Why Would the US Gov. Cover it Up? - Sen. Graham on Reality Asserts Itself pt3
    On RAI with Paul Jay, Senator Bob Graham says the Saudis had a high certainty that the US government would not reveal their role and would take out its vengeance on some place else

      October 3, 14

    Investigating the Saudi Government's 9/11 Connection and the Path to Disillusionment - Sen. Graham on Reality Asserts Itself pt 1
    On RAI with Paul Jay, Senator Bob Graham explains why he persists in making the case that facts directly connect the Saudi government with 9/11 conspirators

      October 3, 14

    Obama Rebukes Israeli-Saudi Attack on Iran Nuclear Deal
    Robert Parry: Obama's historic move to sign a nuclear deal with Iran sends a stern message to the new Saudi-Israeli alliance, which sought to thwart the deal and maneuver the U.S. into another military confrontation

      October 3, 14

    Closure of Lone Power Plant Cripples Already Besieged Gaza Strip
    Al-Helou: The international community has failed the nearly 2 million residents of the Gaza as Israel and Egypt tighten the siege

      October 3, 14

    Israelis and Palestinians Turn to One-State Solution
    As chief Palestinian negotiators quit the latest round of bilateral negotiations, but many on the ground say the two-state solution is long dead.

      October 3, 14

    France Asks Palestinians to Give Up Right of Return
    Shir Hever: French President Hollande suggests Palestinians give up right of return in exchange for Israel ceasing new settlement construction.

      October 3, 14

    All Eyes on France In Next Round of Iran Nuclear Talks
    Vijay Prashad: International pressure should continue to mount on France after they thwarted efforts to reach consensus in the last meeting.

      October 3, 14

    Military Victory in Syria Looks "Impossible"
    Syrian President Assad makes gains in Southern Syria, but radical Islamists and Kurds hold on to North as humanitarian crisis continues.

      October 3, 14

    Why Did France Thwart The Iran nuclear deal?
    Robert Parry: France was pursuing its own economic, regional interests in thwarting the nuke deal with Iran.

      October 3, 14

    Israel's Struggle From "The Projects"
    In Jerusalem With the Black Panthers' Reuven Abergil

      October 3, 14

    Trita Parsi: Hawkish Groups Mobilize to Sink Iran Nuclear Deal
    Obama admin attempting to mobilize anti-war forces to support its attempts to reach a deal with Iran, the same forces that blocked its push for war with Syria

      October 3, 14

    Is Iran Being Transparent About Its Nuclear Program?
    Robert Kelley: Iran could be more transparent but it has already been quite upfront. IAEA should be more transparent about the sources of its information especially when they present it as fact.

      October 3, 14

    IAEA & Iran Enter New Inspections Deal, But What Does the IAEA Already Know?
    Former IAEA inspector Robert Kelley examines what the IAEA already knows about Iran's nuclear program and debunks myths and misconceptions.

      October 3, 14

    Israel Proposes Illegal Separation Wall as the Border of Future Palestinian State
    Shir Hever: Israel's proposal to annex more than 10% of the West Bank illustrates its rejection of International Law

      October 3, 14

    Racism, Occupier and the Occupied - Max Blumenthal on Reality Asserts Itself pt5
    In the final episode of this Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay, Max Blumenthal responds to critics who say he has not dealt with the effect of terrorist attacks and anti-Jewish propaganda in the Arab world in strengthening racist and apartheid opinion in Israel

      October 3, 14

    Architect of Apartheid in Israel: "If we don't kill, we will cease to exist" - Max Blumenthal on Reality Asserts Itself pt4
    In this episode of Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay, Max Blumenthal looks at Arnon Sofer, one of Israel's most important strategic thinkers, who developed plans to defend Jewish demographics

      October 3, 14

    Netanyahu's Greater Israel Based on Expulsion and Annexation - Max Blumenthal on Reality Asserts Itself pt3
    In this episode of Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay, Max Blumenthal, author of Goliath - Life and Loathing in Greater Israel, looks at PM Netanyahu's strategy of ethnic cleansing and negotiations without end

      October 3, 14

    Ethnic Cleansing and the Israeli "Center " - Max Blumenthal on Reality Asserts Itself pt2
    In this episode of Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay, Max Blumenthal author of Goliath - Life and Loathing in Greater Israel, looks at Tzipi Livni who's support for expelling Israeli Palestinians even surprised Condoleezza Rice

      October 3, 14

    Goliath, Life and Loathing in Greater Israel - Max Blumenthal on Reality Asserts Itself pt1
    On Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay, author Max Blumenthal discusses his new book and traces the rise of Avigdor Lieberman and current policies of ethnic cleansing in Israel

      October 27, 2013

    Al-Qaeda's Influence Grows Stronger in Syria
    Vijay Prashad: It is no longer the Free Syrian Army but the radical Islamic State of Iraq and al-Shams that is a serious threat to the Assad government

      October 3, 14

    Ratner: US Drone Strikes Are War Crimes, Despite Human Groups Reluctancy to Blast Obama
    Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch label drone strikes as indiscriminate but don't go as far as to label them as war crimes

      October 3, 14

    Israel's New Racism: The Persecution of African Migrants in the Holy Land
    About 60,000 African migrants have arrived in Israel since 2006, fleeing unrest in their home countries. But upon arrival in the ostensibly democratic country, the migrants have faced intense persecution and have been branded as "infiltrators" by right-wing politicians and activists.

      October 3, 14

    Mission Accomplished? Iraq Violence Climbs to Highest Level in Years
    A close look at who's behind the increase in sectarian violence in Iraq

      October 3, 14

    Why does Iran's Supreme Leader Trust Iranian Pres. Rouhani? Pt.2
    Gareth Porter: Rouhani earned the trust of Supreme Leader Khomeni by working along side him on a daily basis

      October 3, 14

    US Cuts to Egyptian Military Won't Weaken Coup Regime
    Mohamed Elmeshad: Dozens killed in clashes across Egypt over the past week, highlighting the violent nature of the country's US-backed coup regime

      October 3, 14

    Iranian President Rouhani's Record Should Calm Skeptics, As Britain Moves to Re-Open Embassy Pt.1
    Gareth Porter: Rouhani has demonstrated that he is willing to thaw relations with the West and his past nuclear energy policies support his ambitions

      October 3, 14

    Hamas Concerned Over Losing Grip On Gaza
    Hamas carries out military parades in response to external and internal threats

      October 3, 14

    Revealed: Qatar's World Cup 'slaves'
    The Guardian: Abuse and exploitation of migrant workers preparing emirate for 2022

      October 3, 14

    Restrictions at sea deprive Gaza fishermen of fishing freely
    Already facing Israeli naval blockade, Gaza fisherman now under attack from Egyptian forces

      October 3, 14

    Egyptian Military Rejects Billions from Qatar, Accepts Billions from Saudi Arabia Pt.2
    The Egyptian military has cracked down on the Muslim Brotherhood and their Gulf ally, Qatar, now revealing their clear partnership with Saudi Arabia

      October 3, 14

    The Survival of the Palestinian People is Itself a Form of Resistance - Rania Masri on Reality Asserts Itself pt3
    In this last segment of Reality Asserts Itself with Rania Masri, Paul Jay asks why she considers Israel the "enemy" state; the one state solution; and the possibility of a new political leadership amongst the Palestinians

      October 3, 14

    Are Thawed Relations with Iran Obama's Saving Grace?
    After failing to garner support on a military strike on Syria, President Obama hinted at reconciliation with Iran at the UN General Assembly

      October 3, 14

    Opposing Intervention in Syria Without Apologizing for a Dictatorship - Rania Masri on Reality Asserts Itself pt2
    In part two of Reality Asserts Itself, Paul Jay and Rania Masri discuss the charge that opposing foreign intervention is support for Assad; the idea that Assad is "anti-imperialist"; and the role of violence in fighting dictatorship

      October 3, 14

    Military Sells Muslim Brotherhood as Terrorist Organization to Public Pt.1
    After Egyptian court bans Muslim Brotherhood and freezes their assets, Egyptian military successfully changes the narrative to paint the Brotherhood as terrorists

      October 3, 14

    Pt. 2 US & Iran Move Closer to Negotiations But Neo-Con Objectives Attempt to Pull Them Apart
    Larry Wilkerson: Senators Graham and McCain represent a strong opposition backed by Israeli lobby looking to knock down Iran as a regional power

      October 3, 14

    Pt. 1 US & Iran Move Closer to Negotiations But Neo-Con Objectives Attempt to Pull Them Apart
    Larry Wilkerson: Senators Graham and McCain represent a strong opposition backed by Israeli lobby looking to knock down Iran as a regional power

      October 3, 14

    Pt 2. Israel's Ambassador Admits Toppling Assad a Longtime Goal
    Robert Parry: Israeli Ambassador's omission points to Israel backing Syrian jihadist, making Saudi Arabia and Israel strange bedfellows in the Syrian conflict

      October 3, 14

    Pt 1. Israel's Ambassador Admits Toppling Assad a Longtime Goal
    Robert Parry: Israeli Ambassador's omission points to Israel backing Syrian jihadist, making Saudi Arabia and Israel strange bedfellows in the Syrian conflict

      October 3, 14

    Egypt's Military Regime Shuts Gaza's Main Border Crossing
    Egypt's coup regime limits access to the Rafah border crossing, stranding thousands of patients, students and business people

      October 3, 14

    Massive Disparity Between Military and Humanitarian Aid to Syria
    Rania Khalek: External players in Syria spend much more fueling conflict then aiding refugees

      October 3, 14

    US Strike on Syria Staved Off
    Vijay Prashad: China and Russia will be very cautious and will not permit a Chapter VII resolution - a military attack on Syria

      October 3, 14

    UN Syria Report Confirms Chemical Weapons Used, Culprit Still Not Known
    Rania Masri: Both sides of the conflict are capable of such a war crime, but UN report does not settle who is responsible; bigger question is whether UN can achieve a ceasefire and a negotiated end to war

      October 3, 14

    Gazans Say No To Foreign Intervention in Syria
    Palestinians are united in opposing any foreign-led intervention in Syria, including a possible US actions

      October 3, 14

    Exclusive: Interview with Congressman Grayson on Syria
    Rep. Alan Grayson talks to TRNN about how evidence against Assad is not certain and how American exceptionalism needs to be redefined

      October 3, 14

    Chemical Weapons Deal Only A Hiccup For Saudi Goals In Syria
    Toby Jones: Saudi Arabia is interested in ousting Assad but not a popular government taking his place

      October 3, 14

    What's Putin's Interest In Syria?
    Aleksandr Buzgalin: Putin's aims in Syria through a domestic lens

      September 13, 2013

    PT 2: Chris Hedges and Rania Masri On What the Future May Hold For Syria
    Part two of writer Chris Hedges and scholar Rania Masri response to President Obama's Syria address

      October 3, 14

    Rania Masri and Chris Hedges On Obama's Syria Address
    Pt 1: Scholar Rania Masri and writer Chris Hedges respond to President Obama's Major Syria Address

      October 22, 14

    12 Years Post 9/11, Islamophobia Still Runs High
    Deepa Kumar: Political elite have built Islamaphobia in US foreign policy to justify imperialistic ambitions

      October 3, 14

    White House Culled Points in Released Intelligence Report on Syria
    Garteh Porter pt 2: Questions are raised as to whether the White House omitted information in its intelligence report to support President Obama's agenda to strike Syria

      October 3, 14

    Obama's Syria Strike Driven By Oil Interests, Not Concern Over Gas Attacks
    Nafeez Ahmed: US and its regional partners have long term interest in region's oil and are using gas attacks as pretext for military action

      October 3, 14

    Some in US Intel. Community Reject Obama Admin Case for Syria Attack
    Pt 1: Gareth Porter: US Intelligence on Syria "cherry-picked" by proponents of proposed strike

      October 3, 14

    The Countries Pulling the Strings in the Syrian Civil War
    After a recent visit to Syria, Patrick Cockburn discusses the involvement of Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Turkey the US and Russia in the Syrian civil war

      October 3, 14

    Bolivians Protest US Attack On Syria
    Regional bloc UNASUR opposes possible U.S. military strike Strike On Syria

      October 3, 14

    Congress Debates Obama Syria Attack
    Politicians and activists argue the legality and aims of Obama's Syria plan

      October 3, 14

    US Lacks Justification for Strike on Syria
    Michael Ratner: Obama admin's case for attacking Syria deeply flawed

      October 3, 14

    US Attack On Syria Violates International Law
    Michael Ratner: Without UN approval US attack on Syria violates international law

      October 3, 14

    Understanding the Players in Syria
    After a recent visit to Syria, Patrick Cockburn describes the pluralistic, militant groups that make up the "failed opposition" in Syria and provides the brutal truth about the history of Syrian President Assad

      October 3, 14

    Syria Crisis Serves Fear-Mongering Inside Israel
    Shir Hever: The Israeli military industrial complex rakes profits from preparations for a confrontation with Syria, while social problems and the occupation remain unaddressed

      October 3, 14

    Victory Out of Reach for US in Syria
    Patrick Cockburn: US strike against Syria will further entangle America, as each military action will make it more difficult to retreat

      October 3, 14

    Chris Hedges on Obama Decision to Attack Syria and "Give Congress a Voice"
    Chris Hedges and Paul Jay discuss President Obama's statement that he has decided to attack Syria and seek authorization from Congress . . . Even though he says he doesn't need it

      October 3, 14

    Any Attack on Syria Would Be Illegal, Increase Sectarianism in Middle East
    Vijay Prashad: Possible missile strike against Syria has been a part of the West's game plan since 1979 to weaken Iran for its independent path, but US military intervention will increase sectarianism in the region and disrupt fragile peace in Lebanon

      October 3, 14

    Fool Me Twice, Shame on US
    Michael Ratner: Obama administration asserting the use chemical weapons by Assad feels like deja vu of the lead-up to the Iraq War

      October 3, 14

    The Most Sought After Chess Piece
    Larry Wilkerson: With Saudi Arabia heavily funding the opposition and Iran backing Assad, the Syrian civil war has spiraled into a global struggle for power with the potential for greater catastrophe

      October 3, 14

    US Prepares For Syria Intervention Without UN Approval
    Civilians will be the biggest loser in possible US strike on Syria

      October 3, 14

    Bennis: There is No Military Solution to Syria
    Phyllis Bennis: US policy should emphasize direct diplomacy to negotiate a ceasefire with all sides including Syrian President Bashar Assad, but direct military intervention will lead to more bloodshed and Obama fighting on the side of an Al-Qaeda affiliated organization

      October 3, 14

    The Fog of the Syrian Civil War
    The use of chemical weapons by Assad is still in question, and instead of focusing on military intervention, the US should be supporting a negotiated peace between both sides

      October 3, 14

    Egyptian Police are Filling Cairo Morgues with Protesters (WARNING: Graphic Photos)
    Photo essay by Tim Eastman. Egypt's experiment in democracy ends in a massacre

      October 3, 14

    Pressure Mounts for US to Cut Aid to Egyptian Military
    Robert Naiman: Legally the Obama administration is obligated to cut aid to Egypt after the military coup, and the longer the US waits to take a stand the less influence it yields to stop the Egyptian security forces brutal repression

      October 3, 14

    Mubarak Eyes Release As Egyptian Military Continues To Kill Protestors
    Little has changed since 2011 revolution as police and military continue to massacre nonviolent opposition

      October 3, 14

    Why are Egyptian Liberals Celebrating a Massacre? - Max Blumenthal on Reality Asserts Itself pt1
    Pt 1 of 4. In a new episode of Reality Asserts Itself, Paul Jay and Max Blumenthal discuss how the Egyptian military has manipulated the revolution and the Muslim Brotherhood to reestablish a dictatorship by the generals

      October 3, 14

    Israeli-Palestinian Peace Talks Highlight Israel's Desperate Need for Legitimacy In Face of Growing International Criticism
    Shir Hever: Israel wants negotiations with the Palestinians to continue for the same reason it recruits students to serve as propaganda agents, it tries to restore its tainted image

      October 3, 14

    Egyptian Military Engineers Anti-Muslim Brotherhood Media Campaign, Sways Public Favor to Intervene in Sit-ins
    Lina Attalah: Egyptian Ministry of Interior uses light presence of firearms to justify aggressive military action that killed more than 500 peaceful sit-ins, as Saudi and Qatari power dynamics play out behind the scenes

      October 3, 14

    Egyptian Military Creating Conditions for Dictatorship
    Brutal slaughter of MB designed to create a violent response and justify military rule

      October 3, 14

    US & UK Pull Out Yemen Embassy Staff After Series of Drone Strikes
    Robert Naiman: US is on a policy collision course in Yemen as it publicly supports democracy but covertly administers drone strikes

      October 3, 14

    Peace Talks Resume Between Israel and the Palestinians, But Little Hope of Imminent Breakthrough
    Phyllis Bennis and Shir Hever discuss the timing of the talks, U.S and European interests in resuming them, and the imbalanced power between the negotiating sides

      October 3, 14

    Gazans Use Social Media to Break Media Silence
    Palestinian citizen journalists use social media to tell harsh realities of life under Israeli military occupation

      October 3, 14

    Key Rebel Stronghold of Homs Falls to The Syrian Military
    Omar Dahi: Syrian humanitarian crisis escalates as US military mulls intervention

      October 3, 14

    More than 70 Morsi Supporters Killed As Military Clampdown Tightens
    Military carries out second major massacre of Muslim Brotherhood supporters as fears increase of escalating violence and a return of widespread political repression

      October 3, 14

    Israel is an Example of an Economy Hijacked by Military-security Interests
    Although the U.S has the world's largest military industrial complex, Israel has the largest ratio of its economy dedicated to the military and security industry

      October 3, 14

    Turkish Police Interrupt Protesters' Wedding with Chemicals and Plastic Bullets
    Despite ongoing police violence, protesters gather in public for music festivals, weddings, and to memorialize fallen friends.

      October 3, 14

    Israel and the Palestinian Government Agree to Return to Negotiations
    A unique combination of pressures pushed the two leaderships to agree to a resumption of negotiations, but the prospects of the talks remains grim

      October 3, 14

    EU 'Hypocritical' in Declaring Hezbollah a Terrorist Organization
    Shir Hever: Europe Union declares Hezbollah a terrorist organization but does not give similar designation to Israel

      October 3, 14

    Israeli parliament approved the deportation of 40,000 Bedouin from their land
    In order to Judify the Naqab, the south of Israel, Israel initiates a unilateral plan to confiscate Bedouin land. Most of the Israeli public remains indifferent

      October 3, 14

    Semantics of Coup Splits Egyptians & World Leaders
    Turkish PM Erdogan refuses meeting with Egypt VP ElBaradei, as liberal opposition remains silent over undemocratic practices of military rule

      October 3, 14

    Up to 70,000 Bedouins Could Be Impacted or Displaced by Israel
    Moe Diab: Israeli Prawer Plan violates of human rights law and Israeli law

      October 3, 14

    Violent clashes rage in Cairo as Brotherhood demands Morsi's reinstatement
    Pro-Morsi demonstrators claim that the Egyptian army is targeting them during night prayers amid violent clashes and street shutdowns in the Egyptian capital.

      October 3, 14

    'Earthquake' for Israel: EU To Halt Support For Illegal Settlements
    Shir Hever: European Union announces restrictions for funding Israeli colonies; Israeli government in panic because every aspect of Israel's economy and society could be affected by the EU decision

      October 3, 14

    Palestinians in Gaza react to Morsi's ouster, closure of Rafah crossing
    The Egyptian army's decision to close the Rafah crossing, Gaza's only terminal to the outside world, and the demolishing of the underground tunnels along the border added more hardships and suffering to Gazans

      October 3, 14

    Egyptian Military Moves Against Al Jazeera as Journalists Resign Alleging Qatari Influence
    Pro and Anti-Morsi Leadership Accuse Each Other of Alliance with US

      October 3, 14

    UK Document Reveals Unexpected Customers for Israeli Arms
    Israeli Ministry of Defense denies selling weapons to the rival of India, one of Israel's biggest customer for weapons. UK also concerned that Israel buys its weapons for internal repression

      October 3, 14

    New Egypt PM & Army Set To Keep Egypt on Neo-Liberal Track
    Zeinab Abul Magd: With an Egyptian military that has strong ties to foreign investors and a newly appointed liberal economist PM, Egypt can expect more of the same Mubarak-era economics

      October 3, 14

    On Shifting Ground: Tensions High As Egypt Names New PM
    TRNN Cairo correspondent Jihan Hafiz describes tense mood in Egypt after massacre, excessive force by military leaves many in denial of army's past human rights record

      October 3, 14

    Over 50 Killed in Egypt As Country Braces for More Violence
    Mohamed Elmeshad: More than 50 Members of the Muslim Brotherhood Killed in Attacks, Many Believe Egyptian Army Responsible

      October 3, 14

    Refugees from Syria in Gaza Divided Over Assad
    Palestinian refugees who fled the Syrian civil war are split - Some support Assad, the others support the opposition

      October 3, 14

    Violent Clashes Shake Post-Morsi Egypt
    Mohamed Elmeshad: Beyond the violence, army and some business elite play interlocked role in bloody clashes

      October 3, 14

    Egyptian Army Ousts Pres. Morsi From Power In Face Of Popular Protests
    Gilbert Achcar Pt.2: Egyptians continue to face long road ahead to more democratic institutions, just economic policies and freedom from US influence over the armed forces

      October 3, 14

    Egyptian Army Ousts Pres. Morsi From Power In Face Of Popular Protests
    Gilbert Achcar Pt.1: Morsi removed by military coup but Egyptians should not expect improvements in socioeconomic conditions

      October 3, 14

    US & Qatar Play Hidden, Key Role in Possible Morsi Coup
    Mohamed Elmeshad: US & Qatar strongly backed Morsi, but with growing protests future of Morsi's presidency looks dim

      October 3, 14

    Egyptian Pres. Morsi Strikes Down Army's Ultimatum While Deadline Quickly Approaches
    Journalists Rania Al Malky & Mohamed Elmeshad discuss the potential for a coup and whether new elections would delay democracy and usher military rule

      October 3, 14

    Egyptian Army Threatens Coup Against President Morsi
    As millions take to the street across Egypt calling for President's ouster, the Army threatens to take action if Morsi fails to reach agreement with protestors in 48 hours

      October 3, 14

    Massive Protests Across Egypt Demand President Morsi's Resignation
    Lina Attalah: Millions expected to protest across Egypt demanding new elections as pro-Morsi forces stage counter demonstrations - fear that army may intervene and re-establish direct control

      October 3, 14

    Violent eviction of Gezi Park gives rise to "standing protesters"
    Night of "shocking violence" in Turkey's major cities results in wave of silent demonstrations

      October 3, 14

    Sectarianism: A Tool of Counterrevolution in Syria
    Pt 2. Political solution Necessary To End Cycle of Violence in Syria

      October 3, 14

    US Claims of Chemical Weapons Use By Syria A Pretext for Arming Rebels
    Pt 1. Omar Dahi: Despite escalating humanitarian catastrophe, G8 summit failed to advance diplomatic settlement

      October 3, 14

    Iran's New President a Regime Insider - Wide Mandate for More Civil Liberties
    Hamid Dabashi: President-elect Hassan Rohani will not change Iran's Neo-liberal capitalism but may be inspired by popular support for more political rights and nuclear transparency

      October 3, 14

    High Turnout, Rise of Centrist Candidates Mark Iran Pres. Election
    Farideh Farhi: Despite voter anger in 2009, Iranians took to the polls in high numbers and strongly supported moderate candidates in initial results

      October 3, 14

    Six Candidates Square Off For Iranian Presidential Elections
    Arang Keshavarzian: Opposition candidates, media and bloggers restricted by Iranian government during presidential election

      October 3, 14

    PM Erdogan orders end to protests in "24 hours"
    Protesters are met with new wave of police brutality, as thousands of lawyers join demonstrations

      October 3, 14

    US Arming Syrian Rebels Likely to Inflame Already Bloody Conflict
    Phyllis Bennis: Military resolution impossible in Syria, Americans should demand a negotiated settlement

      October 3, 14

    Turkish Police Raid Gezi Park, Fail to Evict Protesters
    Police storm Taksim Square early Tuesday morning, removing barricades and protest banners, but fail to evict protesters.

      October 3, 14

    US Iran Policy Can't Abide an Independent Middle East State
    Hillary Mann-Leverett and Flynt Leverett: American policy based on hegemony in the Middle East - a major regional player not within the US system of supported states is a target

      October 3, 14

    Did McCain Go to Syria to Sabotage US Russia Negotiations?
    Phyllis Bennis: McCain's trip to Syria, his calls for US air strikes and arming rebels with heavy weapons, seems designed to counter Obama plan to negotiate with Russia

      October 3, 14

    Corruption in Palestinian Government is Connected to Occupation
    Aman: the main reason for malpractices in the Palestinian government is the Israeli occupation, but reforms should be pursued nevertheless, as public demand for transparency and fair government is strong

      October 3, 14

    Ecuador's President Attacks US Over Press Freedom Critique
    Critics say Correa is creating a pro-government media system; Correa says there is a fundamental contradiction with corporate for-profit media involved in distributing public information

      October 3, 14

    Palestinians Mark 65th Anniversary of Nakba (Catastrophe of 1948)
    On Nakba day, Palestinians commemorate the annual anniversary by holding rallies asserting their right of return. 65 years have passed since historic Palestine was occupied in 1948

      October 3, 14

    Revolutionary Culture in Cairo
    Creative and cultural resistance has played a major role in Egypt's ongoing Revolution

      October 3, 14

    Hawking and the Growing Israel Boycott Movement
    BDS activists in Gaza (Boycott, Divestment and Sanction) consider renowned physicist Stephen Hawking's decision to cancel his participation in an upcoming conference in Israel as part of an academic boycott "a huge victory for the BDS movement"

      October 3, 14

    Hawking's Boycott and Israeli Propaganda Tactics
    Mike Cushman: Stephen Hawking's decision to boycott the Israeli Presidential Conference is of great significance in exposing Israel's apartheid regime

      October 3, 14

    Arab League's Peace Initiative Puts Israel in an Embarrassing Position
    Qatari prime minister accepts Kerry's request to sweeten the offer to Israel. Israeli prime minister Netanyahu urgently sends delegates to prevent the U.S from endorsing the initiative

      May 10, 2013

    Obama Under Pressure to Seek Regime Change in Syria and Iran
    Larry Wilkerson: Obama policy to fuel civil war but avoid military intervention in Syria; Neo-cons pushing for direct intervention as lead up to Iran

      October 3, 14

    Israel's Syria Strategy to Weaken Hezbollah and Profit from Chaos
    Shir Hever: Israel can take advantage of weakened Syrian state to attack arms shipments headed to Lebanon; long grinding civil war in Syria said to be in Israel's interests

      October 3, 14

    Religious Fundamentalism Growing in Gaza
    Hamas is under extreme pressure from small Salafi extremist groups to impose Islamic and Sharia law

      October 3, 14

    US Syria Policy Promotes Endless Civil War
    Omar Dahi: Daniel Pipes, neo-con and ultra Zionist, spells out US policy towards Syria - let both sides destroy each other

      October 3, 14

    Obama "Red Line" on Syria Avoids Dealing with Massive Humanitarian Crisis
    Rana Khoury: All the outside intervention is ruining the country; a political solution and humanitarian assistance is the only way to stop the killing

      October 3, 14

    No Substantial Iran Negotiations Possible Without Offer of a Suspension of Sanctions
    Lawrence Wilkerson: If the US is serious about negotiating with Iran it must offer a suspension of sanctions and a permanent end to sanctions once safeguards are in place - Iran has to come forward and tell the IAEA everything about the past and present of their nuclear program

      October 3, 14

    Exclusive from Bahrain: Interview with Human Rights Activist on Repression Against Formula One Race Protest
    Sam Husseini interviews Said Yousif al-Muhafda, who was jailed for his twitter activism, about arrests, mass teargassing and use of shotguns to suppress peaceful protest

      October 3, 14

    Most of Latin America Recognizes Maduro as President; Opposition Charges Fraud Demands Recount
    Opposition member of National Electoral Council says vote results correct; Opposition waiting for ruling on recount

      October 3, 14

    Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas accepts the resignation of Prime Minister Salam Fayyad
    Fayyad represented pro-western interests in Palestine, and his policies came into increasing tension with those of President Abbas

      April 17, 2013

    Growing Voices Among Palestinians Calling for a Single Democratic Secular State
    With negotiations for a two state solution going nowhere, more Palestinians are calling for a single state solution

      April 17, 2013

    Separate Bus Lines for Palestinians and for Colonists in the West Bank
    During the global protests known as "Israel Apartheid Week," the Israeli government launched a segregated bus service, forcing Palestinians in the West Bank to travel only on buses designated to them

      October 3, 14

    Israeli Authorities Reveal Distribution of West Bank Land
    State lands in the occupied West Bank were declared by Israel for the use of the local population, but were used mainly for the colonization of the West Bank

      October 3, 14

    The Message of MLK, Bradley Manning and the Collateral Murder Video
    Michael Ratner: Anniversary of King's "Beyond Vietnam Speech" and release of Wikileaks "Collateral Murder" video

      October 3, 14

    Israel's New Generation of Racists
    Incidents of discrimination have doubled each year since 2008 and increasingly perpetrated by youth

      October 3, 14

    Obama Makes Nice Speeches but One Sided Support for Israel Continues
    Phyllis Bennis: President Obama recognizes injustice and need for two states but does nothing to pressure Netanyahu to make concessions to Palestinians

      October 3, 14

    Netanyahu Apologizes as Isolated Israel Needs Turkey Deal
    Col. Lawrence Wilkerson: Israel needed Obama to broker Turkey deal as Netanyahu's policies and unstable region put Israel in a precarious position

      October 3, 14

    Israel Conceded to Palestinian Prisoner's Hunger Strike
    Ayman Sharawneh, who is 53, was released to the Gaza Strip under the condition he will not return to his West Bank home for ten years

      October 3, 14

    Hamas Denies Role in Attack on Egyptian Military Post
    The tension between Hamas and Egypt sharpens after Egyptian newspaper "Al-Ahram Al-Arabi" accuses three top members of Hamas of being involved in attack that killed 16 Egyptian soldiers

      October 3, 14

    Gaza Says Goodbye to Hugo Chavez
    Fatah and Hamas Organize Memorial for Venezuela's Hugo Chavez

      October 3, 14

    Documentary Exposes US Role in Iraq Sectarian Conflict
    Maggie O'Kane, Executive Producer, tells the story revealed by the Guardian documentary about the role of Col. James Steele in supporting torture, death squads and brutal sectarian conflict during the height of the Iraq war. Steel's reports went directly to Rumsfeld and Cheney.

      October 3, 14

    Israel's Land Injustice Perpetuated by a Racist Discourse
    Efforts to reform Israel's discriminatory land allocation has met with failure, because mayors of impoverished Jewish communities are loath to cooperate with the mayors of Palestinian and Bedouin towns and villages.

      October 3, 14

    The prolonged Israeli naval blockade has destroyed Gaza's fishing industry and marine sports
    The number of Gaza fishermen has dropped from about 10,000 in the year 2000 to about 3500 today due to Israeli imposed restrictions on fishing limit

      March 22, 2013

    Humanitarian Catastrophe in Syria
    Omar Dahi: Western Powers and GCC countries fail to provide aid at levels needed, inspite of professed interest in the Syrian people

      October 3, 14

    US Tries to Control Outcome of Syrian War
    Omar Dahi: US increases aid to select opposition groups to determine winner of civil war

      March 8, 2013

    Hamas Offers Amnesty to Palestinian Collaborators Spying for Israel
    Hamas tries to end collaboration with what it says is due process, but some NGO's say accused rights are violated in Hamas prisons

      March 11, 2013

    Is a Third Intifada On the Way?
    Thousands of Palestinians protest the killing of an activist after interrogation in Israeli prison, as the cause of prisoner rights spreads throughout the Occupied Territories

      October 3, 14

    Kazakhstan, a human rights disaster, hosts Iran Talks
    Allen Ruff: Kazakhstan's brutal repression of workers and opposition ignored as it tries to play broker in the stand off between the US and Iran

      October 3, 14

    Disabled in Gaza
    Disabled people in Gaza fight for their rights, proving they are producers not consumers amid ignorance from the local authorities

      October 3, 14

    Sexual Harassment of Women is State Sponsored Say Egyptian Women
    Systematic attacks targeting female protesters in Tahrir square have forced an ugly epidemic into the national spotlight.

      October 3, 14

    Syrian Left Opposition Groups Propose Plan to End an Endless War
    Omar Dahi: Israel and US want to weaken Assad but don't trust opposition to take power creating conditions for a perpetual civil war

      February 1, 2013

    Zero Dark Thirty, Manhunt and Obama Admin. Justify Use of Torture
    Michael Ratner: Recent films and Obama's lack of prosecution of CIA and Bush Cheney for torture is creating conditions for its public acceptance

      February 4, 2013

    Supervisor of Intelligence Estimate Hailed for Preventing War with Iran
    Professor Thomas Fingar wins the Sam Adams award for integrity in intelligence, while others warn of an unprecedented crackdown on intelligence agency whistleblowers

      October 3, 14

    Hamas Stronger as Jihadi Groups in Gaza Support Truce
    Since the last Israeli attack on Gaza Hamas is more firmly in control as Jihadi groups agree to respect truce

      October 3, 14

    Jordanians Vote for the First Time Since Arab Spring
    Islamic Action Front and opposition groups boycott parliamentary elections, regime not responding to demands for real government reform

      January 24, 2012

    Israeli Election Results Closer Than Predictions
    Israelis react to surprise gain of Yesh Atid party that swept second place in Israeli elections, potentially changing the nature of the next coalition government

      October 3, 14

    Israel's Labor Party Plays Desperate Game to Elections
    How Israel's social justice movement got co-opted in the elections on a ticket silent on the occupation

      January 21, 2013

    Prosperity Under Occupation?
    Inside Palestine's besieged Areas "A" - how the Ramallah bubble was created and how it might burst

      January 17, 2013

    Israel Uses Control of Birth Registry and ID Cards to Control Gaza Population
    Without an Israeli approved ID card, Palestinians cannot cross into Gaza which according to Human Rights Watch has separated families, caused people to lose jobs and educational opportunities, barred people from entering the Palestinian territories, and trapped others inside them.

      January 16, 2013

    Syria a Humanitarian Disaster - People Demand a Political Settlement Without Assad
    Omar Dahi: External powers are manipulating the struggle, Jihadist forces are increasingly prominent, but most Syrians believe a settlement is not possible with Assad in power

      January 16, 2013

    Zionjuana - Netanyahu Headlines Birthright Rally
    Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu headlines Jerusalem mega event for thousands of Jewish teenagers on Israel-bonding trip

      October 3, 14

    Failure of Current TV - Gore Wouldn't Take on Bush
    Robert Parry: Current TV could have played a critical role taking on the Bush presidency, instead it followed a confused "youth" strategy

      January 9, 2013

    Overcrowded Schools in War-Torn Besieged Gaza
    Nearly half a million children in Gaza attend dilapidated schools, adding to emotional traumas resulting from wars and siege

      January 6, 2013

    Gaza Struggles to Cope with Psychological Trauma
    Gaza's doctors say lack of resources and mental health workers prolonging recovery

      October 3, 14

    Gaza Uncut: Another Year of War and Siege
    Gaza remains under Israeli siege, making life more difficult.

      October 3, 14

    The Cost of Israel's War on Gaza
    A month after Israel's last assault on the Gaza strip, the military and civilian costs on both sides are tallied up

      October 3, 14

    Freeing Political Prisoners a Critical Palestinian Demand
    Palestinians united around demand for freedom for thousands of political prisoners in Israeli jails as detainees adopt the Irish tactic of hunger strike

      December 30, 2012

    Arab Spring in 2013
    Phyllis Bennis: The revolutions of the Middle East are far from over in spite of reversals and manipulations

      January 18, 2013

    Does Floating Hagel Balloon Show Obama's Posture Towards Iran?
    Phyllis Bennis: Hagel has been a "realist" towards Iran which infuriates Neo-cons and AIPAC, but will Obama fight for him?

      December 30, 2012

    Israeli Settler Right Rises in Election Campaign
    Noam Sheizaf: The real fight of this election is not being fought between the Left and Right in Israel, but inside the Right itself.

      December 30, 2012

    Israeli Cmte Disqualifies Only Palestinian Woman in Parliament from Reelection
    Noam Sheizaf on the elections committee that disqualified Hanin Zoabi, the only Palestinian woman in the Israeli parliament from re-election.

      December 28, 2012

    Gaza's Children Haunted by Nightmare of War
    UNICEF report indicates vast majority of Gaza's children are struggling to cope with war trauma and PTSD

      October 3, 14

    Report from Bahrain
    Reese Erlich: The uprising against monarchy grows more intense, mostly ignored by Western media

      December 28, 2012

    Bahrain: The Forgotten Uprising
    Courtesy: Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting

      December 28, 2012

    US Blocks UN Condemnation of Israeli Settlements
    Vijay Prashad: Most European countries including UK support statement denouncing new settlements

      December 21, 2012

    Backed by US, Muslim Brotherhood Tries to Reproduce Mubarak Regime
    Amr Adly: Final round of constitutional referendum on Saturday - Muslim Brotherhood constitution may pass but will not stabilize Egypt

      December 21, 2012

    Israeli Army Killing Palestinian Protestors with Impunity say Activists
    Following chronic failure of IDF investigations, activists release the name of soldier involved in killing of Palestinian protester

      December 19, 2012

    Know their constitution: Fraud in the Egyptian Referendum's First Round
    Mosireen Media Collective in Cairo. Note: This video is in Arabic but has English captions. Mobile device users have to download the YouTube player and turn closed captions on. Watch on YouTube

      December 18, 2012

    Know their constitution: Workers' Rights
    Mosireen Media Collective in Cairo. Mobile device users have to download the YouTube player and turn closed captions on.

      December 18, 2012

    Know their constitution: Protecting the Military Industrial Complex
    Mosireen Media Collective in Cairo. Mobile device users have to download the YouTube player and turn closed captions on. watch on youtube

      December 18, 2012

    Know their constitution: Shahinda Makled
    Shahinda Makled: "they're trying to silence Egypt's voice, but they won't be able to". Peasant rights activist Shahinda Makled comments on the attempt of a Muslim Brotherhood member to physically silence her at a protest at the Ittihadeyya Palace, and explains why the new constitution and Brotherhood rule have nothing to offer workers and farmers. Mobile device users have to download the YouTube player and turn closed captions on. mobile

      December 18, 2012

    Know their constitution: Right to health care
    Mosireen Media Collective in Cairo. Mobile device users have to download the YouTube player and turn closed captions on. watch on youtube

      December 18, 2012

    Know their constitution: Regarding Torture
    Mosireen Media Collective in Cairo. Mobile device users have to download the YouTube player and turn closed captions on. watch on youtube

      December 18, 2012

    Know their constitution: Freedom of opinion and expression
    Mosireen Media Collective in Cairo. Mobile device users have to download the YouTube player and turn closed captions on. watch on youtube

      December 18, 2012

    MB: Liars
    Mosireen Media Collective in Cairo. Mobile device users have to download the YouTube player and turn closed captions on. watch on youtube

      December 18, 2012

    Al Husseini
    Mosireen Media Collective in Cairo. Mobile device users have to download the YouTube player and turn closed captions on. watch on youtube

      December 18, 2012

    Fighting in the streets part 2
    Mosireen Media Collective in Cairo. Mobile device users have to download the YouTube player and turn closed captions on. watch on youtube

      December 18, 2012

    Ola Shahba Testimony
    Mosireen Media Collective in Cairo. Mobile device users have to download the YouTube player and turn closed captions on. watch on youtube

      December 18, 2012

    Ambassador: Iran and US Must Reach a Comprehensive Deal in Direct Talks
    Ambassador Hossein Mousavian: The nuclear issue is not the real problem; the US objects to Iran's influence in the region

      December 27, 2012

    Constitutional Vote Polarizes Egypt
    Unofficial results show central Cairo voted against the constitution while rural regions, where the ruling Muslim Brotherhood wields influence, voted in favor

      October 3, 14

    Liberman Resignation and Israeli Elections 2013
    972 Magazine's Noam Sheizaf on Israeli Foreign Minister's resignation over indictment and what that means for the upcoming elections in Israel in January 2013

      December 17, 2012

    US Tries to Control Outcome of Syrian Conflict; Russia Might Back Off Support for Assad
    Vijay Prashad: US recognizes Syrian National Coalition as Russia says Assad may have to step down

      December 14, 2012

    Qatari Aid Moves Hamas Away From Iran into "Moderate" Camp
    American ally Qatar brokers Palestinian leadership deal and takes Gaza under its wing

      December 13, 2012

    Arab Elites Defend Economic Models that Gave Rise to Arab Spring, but Made Them Rich
    In Pt2 RAJA KHALIDI says in spite of people's urgent demand for economic change, Arab elites have not altered their dealing with the IMF and are trying to keep a lid on the region as a whole

      January 25, 2013

    Journalists targeted in Israeli attack
    This report contains graphic scenes. Viewer discretion is advised.

      December 7, 2012

    Turkish Objectives in Syria
    Baris Karaagac: Turkish leadership dreams of a new Ottoman empire and looks to control the Kurds

      December 7, 2012

    The Petraeus Myth
    Gareth Porter: America needed a war hero but his "achievements" riddled by half-truths and pure propaganda

      December 11, 2012

    Minimal Western Aid for Syrian Refugees
    Vijay Prashad: Western countries bemoan intolerable conditions facing Syrian people but do little to support UN refugee efforts

      December 10, 2012

    Rival Factions Hamas and Fatah Say They Will Unite After UN Vote
    After years of bloodshed following an election in Gaza, rivals Hamas and Fatah say they will work together following Israel's assault and UNGA vote

      December 4, 2012

    Israel Expands Settlements, Obama Expands Drones
    Vijay Prashad: In response to UN vote on Palestine, Israel withholds tax revenue from PA and announces new settlement construction; drones become a weapon of "police action" in war on terror

      December 4, 2012

    Celebrations in Gaza After UN Vote
    Raw footage of people in streets of Gaza following UN vote recognizing Palestine as a non-member state

      December 2, 2012

    50 Children Killed and 450 Injured in Israeli Attack on Gaza
    Jihan Hafiz in Gaza: As people dig out of the rubble, a Palestinian doctor says civilians were targeted by Israeli attack

      November 27, 2012

    Shaky Truce Between Israel and Hamas Opens Lands to Farmers
    Last week, Palestinian farmers along the buffer zone in the besieged Gaza strip could not access their farmlands. Now with an Egyptian brokered ceasefire in place, farmers are able to reach the lands for the first time in 10 years

      November 27, 2012

    Turkey - Angry Rhetoric but Real Cooperation With Israel; Relations with Iran Deteriorate
    Baris Karaagac: In spite of harsh words, Turkey has strategic partnership with Israel but relations with Iran worsen since conflict in Syria

      October 3, 14

    Bahrain Strips Citizenship as Crack Down Continues
    Reem Khalifa: Reforms promised after UN report are ignored by government

      December 6, 2012

    Why are Senior Turkish Generals Headed to Jail?
    Baris Karaagac: The arrest and conviction of many senior military officers represents a move by the ruling party to change the makeup of the Turkish elite

      October 3, 14

    Micromanaging the Syrian Revolution
    Hamid Dabashi: The brutality of the Assad regime created conditions for the US, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Turkey to arm proxies forces and attempt to control the outcome of the struggle

      November 29, 2012

    The Privatization of Israeli War
    Shir Hever: The attack on Gaza was a show piece for "Iron Dome" technology which Israel wants to sell around the world

      December 5, 2012

    Tens of Thousands of Egyptians Protest Morsi's Power Grab
    Hamid Dabashi: On the heels of Israel's attack on Gaza, with support of Obama, Qatar and Saudi Arabia, Morsi gives himself powers that rival Mubarak

      November 24, 2012

    Kurdish Prisoners End Mass Hunger Strike
    Baris Karaagac: The Kurdish movement is the greatest challenge to the neo- liberal, conservative Turkish government

      October 3, 14

    A Night in Gaza Under the Bombs
    A mini-documentary report from the emergency ward of a hospital in Gaza as the bombs were falling

      October 3, 14

    Ceasefire: Egypt Manages the Crisis; More US Arms for Israel
    Vijay Prashad: Egypt brokers Gaza crisis working with US; Palestinians won't give up their struggle; There will be no accountability for Israel's illegal war

      November 22, 2012

    Protest in Israel Calls for End to "Elections War"
    A shared Jewish-Palestinian protest march calling for an immediate cessation of fighting in Gaza and southern Israel took place in occupied Beit Jala, on 17/11/2012. Protesters called both governments to stop unnecessary bloodshed and start negotiating.

      October 3, 14

    Israel's Media Joins the War
    Israel's media rallies support for war as politicians jump on bandwagon for attack ahead of elections.

      October 3, 14

    London Protests in Solidarity with Gaza
    Protestors are furious with both Israel and their own government, as the UK's foreign office supports Israeli action

      October 3, 14

    Protests Erupt Worldwide Against Israel's Bombing Campaign in Gaza
    Global demonstrations against Israel's Operation Pillar of Cloud growing as death toll mounts.

      October 3, 14

    Opposing Operation "Pillar of Defense"
    Israeli Social TV: A demonstration has taken place in front of minister of defense -Ehud Barak's house, in Wednesday, November 14th, protesting the killing of Hamas military chief - Ahmed Jabari, and the opening of Operation "Pillar of Defense"

      November 16, 2012

    Israel Escalates Assault On Gaza Strip after Assassination Of Top Hamas Commander
    Jihan Hafiz reports on the on-going military action in Gaza

      October 3, 14

    Divisions Over Iran Strike in Israeli Leadership Revealed
    Gareth Porter: Top military and intelligence officials in 2010 told Netanyahu they could not launch a strike against Iran

      November 13, 2012

    Will the US Negotiate State to State with Iran?
    Gareth Porter: The US has rebuffed several attempts by Iran to negotiate a resolution to the standoff, Obama appears committed to harsh sanctions

      November 12, 2012

    Israeli Activists Support Palestinian Olive Growers
    Israeli Social TV

      November 14, 2012

    Israeli Peace Activists Support Palestinian Families Obstructed from Harvesting Olives in Jayyous
    Many Palestinian farmers are prevented of harvesting their olives, due to constraints arising from the need to obtain permits

      November 18, 2012

    Olive Harvest in Occupied Palestine
    Israeli Social TV: The beginning of the rainy season is the beginning of the olive harvest season. Palestinian farmers often encounter difficulties in the form of maltreatment by settlers, or army decrees changing from day to day. In order to help the farmers to finish the harvest before the olives rot on the trees, a coalition of organizations is joining the farmers, and harvest with them. Here is a short reminder of last years harvest.

      November 12, 2012

    Wilkerson and Prashad on Foreign Policy Debate
    Vijay Prashad and Lawrence Wilkerson comment on Presidential debate on US foreign policy

      October 3, 14

    US and Israel Recognize Iran Not Near a Bomb
    In spite evidence Iran directing much of its supply of 20% enriched uranium for scientific purposes, “killer” sanctions continue

      October 3, 14

    New Millionaires in Gaza as Aid Dependency, Poverty and Unemployment Remain High
    For the majority in Gaza life is unbearable under years of Israeli blockade but as suffering taking its toll on Gazans, there are new wealthy class- new millionaires benefiting from the tunnel smuggling business under Gaza-Egypt border

      October 3, 14

    Turkey Unlikely to Push Confrontation with Syria
    Vijay Prashad: Turkey can't live up to its tough rhetoric on Syria as it faces Kurdish resistance and morale crisis in army after 300 officers convicted of treason

      October 3, 14

    Sanctions Against Iranian Banks is Economic Warfare
    Phyllis Bennis: Excluding Iranian banks from the SWIFT system of interbank transfers helped cause a devaluation of Iranian currency and great hardship for ordinary people

      October 3, 14

    Gaza's People Blame Poverty on Israeli Blockade and Hamas Leadership
    For Gazans life remains unbearable, Amnesty International estimates that 70 percent of families live on less than one dollar per person per day

      October 3, 14

    Egypt’s Morsi Takes UN Center Stage on Syria and Palestine
    President Morsi attempts to play broker of the Syrian conflict, including Iran in a contact group; pressures US on Palestine

      September 28, 2012

    Iran and the "Red Line" Debate
    Jonathan Schell: Netanyahu's real objective is to influence the outcome of the US elections

      October 3, 14

    Anti-US Protests Grow
    Vijay Prashad: Religious issue a way to deliver a political message

      October 3, 14

    Anti-Austerity Protests Sweep West Bank
    Palestinians take to the streets of the West Bank against neoliberalism and economic dependency agreements with Israel

      October 3, 14

    Israeli Defence Minister Rumoured Cooling on Attacking Iran
    Reports in Israeli press suggest Netanyahu's main supporter on attacking Iran may be backing off

      October 3, 14

    Israel Denies Food and Entry to 20 Eritrean Refugees
    Israeli activists attempted Tuesday night to reach a group of asylum seekers to deliver them food, before being turned back by IDF soldiers

      October 3, 14

    Gaza to be Unlivable by 2020 – UN Report
    Gaza may not be ‘‘a livable place’’ by 2020 unless intensive efforts are made to improve infrastructure and services in fields like energy, health, water, and sanitation, a United Nations report concluded this week

      August 30, 2012

    State Dep't Defines Israeli Settler Violence as Terrorism
    US State Dep't defines settler violence as terrorism while two violent attacks on Palestinians drive Israeli coverage last week

      October 3, 14

    "Phantom Control": Israel's Secret Service and the Occupation
    Yael Berda's new book The Bureaucracy of Occupation sheds light on Israel's more invisible control over the Palestinians

      October 3, 14

    120 NAM Countries Head to Iran Despite Western Pressure
    Vijay Prashad: Syria will be the big issue in the Non Aligned Summit in Iran, with many heads of state visiting Tehran in spite of US/Israeli campaign to isolate Iran

      August 26, 2012

    Protests Grow Against Bahrain Arrest of Rights Advocate
    Reem Khalifa: Court overturns twitter conviction for Nabeel Rajab but he still faces three years in prison for allegedly encouraging protesters to clash with security forces

      August 27, 2012

    Syrian Conflict a Proxy War, Driven by Internal Struggle
    Rami Khouri: The rebellion against the dictatorship is the primary driving force, but all the global and regional powers trying to control the outcome

      October 3, 14

    Gaza Reacts to Egyptian Tunnel Closures
    Israel benefits from Egypt’s closing of tunnels after attacks in Sinai

      August 22, 2012

    Israel Debates the Cost of War
    Israeli media this week is filled with argument over cost of war with Iran, as prices rise

      October 3, 14

    Israel vs Iran: An Israeli Media Report
    Israeli media spike coverage of potential attack on Iran "in the coming 12 weeks"

      August 12, 2012

    Egypt's 'Operation Eagle' Attempts to Restore Order in Lawless Sinai
    Egypt's 'wild west' has descended into chaos according to the Military Council and newly Elected President Mohammed Morsi following deadly border attacks

      October 3, 14

    Military Police Checkpoints Attacked After Border Violence
    Tension remains high in northern Sinai after armed assailants attacked five military checkpoints

      October 3, 14

    Netanyahu Bows to Popular Pressure on Austerity
    Self-immolations in Israel due to poverty and upcoming austerity measures plummet PM to record low in polls

      October 3, 14

    Bloodshed Along North Sinai Border Rocks Egypt
    Muslim Brotherhood is blaming Israel for the deadly cross-border attack which killed 16 Egyptian soldiers

      October 3, 14

    The Dangerous Global Consequences of a Syria Intervention
    Sami Ramadani Pt5: History has shown that deep global economic crisis can lead to war. An intervention into Syria will severely heighten tensions between Russia, China and the US.

      October 3, 14

    Why Doesn't Assad Make a Deal?
    Sami Ramadani Pt4: US, Saudi and Turkey's support of Muslim Brotherhood in Syria makes a deal unlikely

      October 3, 14

    Who Supports Assad in Syria?
    Sami Ramadani: Pt 3 The Syrian Civil War and Big Power Rivalry: Assad has a social base of support, but if opposition had not militarized, he would have been pushed out by now

      October 3, 14

    Pt.2 The Syrian Civil War and Big Power Rivalry
    Sami Ramadani: The US and allied regional powers pushed early militarization of struggle as outside powers try to control outcome of Syrian revolution

      October 3, 14

    The Syrian Civil War and Big Power Rivalry
    Sami Ramadani: The US and allied regional powers pushed early militarization of struggle as outside powers try to control outcome of Syrian revolution

      October 3, 14

    Porter Report - Israel, the Bulgaria Bombings and Iran
    Gareth Porter: Netanyahu accuses Iran, and Iran accuses Israel, of being behind terrorist attack

      July 27, 2012

    Clinton Reaffirms Backing of Egypt's Military Junta
    As Egypt lurches toward a civilian state, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton pays a visit to the country's civilian and military leaders. Clinton avoids blaming military for violent transitional period, despite $1.3 billion dollars in aid to the generals.

      October 3, 14

    Power Struggle in Egypt Pins Muslim Brotherhood Against Military
    Egypt's newly elected President Mohammed Morsi and the ruling military junta fight for power through country's highest courts.

      October 3, 14

    The Inability To Get Public Housing
    Israel Social TV: Tens of thousands of families who are entitled of public housing due to their low socioeconomic status wait for years in order to get a place for them to live in.

      October 3, 14

    Fruitful pressure
    Israel encourages investors to establish separate hi-tech companies in the Arab sector.

      October 3, 14

    "The Sugar Mama of Anti-Muslim Hate"
    Max Blumenthal on his article exposing an unholy alliance pushing Islamophobia in New York

      June 27, 2012

    Muslim Brotherhood's Mohammed Morsi wins Egyptian Presidency
    Revolutionaries separate of the Brotherhood believe, despite the new president, Egypt has a long way to go before democracy as the military junta retains its power.

      October 3, 14

    Protesters Flood Tahrir Square in Anticipation of Election Results
    Tens of thousands of protesters packed into Tahrir Square Friday night vowing another uprising if the pro-military candidate Ahmed Shafiq is announced president.

      October 3, 14

    Brotherhood Threatens Uprising as Egypt's Generals Postpone Election Results
    Egyptians speculate whether Muslim Brotherhood's candidate Mohammed Morsy or former Mubarak PM Ahmed Shafiq won election after the military junta delays results

      June 21, 2012

    Israel's J14 Movement and the Occupation
    Activists criticize economic protest movement for ignoring the Occupation and condition of Palestinians living in Israel

      October 3, 14

    Max Blumenthal Resigns Al Akhbar Over Syria Coverage
    Max Blumenthal discusses his article, "The right to resist is universal: A farewell to Al Akhbar and Assad's apologists"

      June 22, 2012

    Egyptian Military Council Severely Restricts Authority of Newly Elected President
    Egypt's military junta issued a constitutional declaration hours before results started coming in. The decree strips the newly elected president as commander of the armed forces, grants the generals legislative powers, and authorizes the army and police to detain anyone.

      October 3, 14

    The Egyptian "Soft Coup"
    Jihan Hafiz reports thousands of Egyptians hit the streets rejecting the disbanding of Parliament, as the Egyptian military is moving towards full dictatorship

      October 3, 14

    Egypt Moves Towards Outright Dictatorship
    Jihan Hifaz: Supreme Court disbands Parliament and brings back emergency powers; Real News crew temporarily detained

      October 3, 14

    PT2- Lia Tarachansky Answers Viewers Questions
    Lia Tarachansky, Middle East reporter for TRNN, answers questions put to her by viewers

      October 3, 14

    Marching in Memory of Khaled Said, Protesters Call For Election Boycott
    "The Military Council is trying to stick us between two candidates, so we've created a third option: boycott the elections or spoil your vote"

      June 13, 2012

    Protests Turn Into Occupations Throughout Egypt
    For the fourth consecutive day, Egyptians protesting the exoneration of key regime figures have settled into sit-ins

      October 3, 14

    Incitement Against Refugees leads to Racist Attacks in Israel
    After weeks of violence, incitement against African refugees living in Israel’s poorest neighborhoods led to a race riot and a wave of protests

      October 3, 14

    Objective of US and Israeli Policy is Economic Warfare Against Iran
    Gareth Porter: IAEA keeps Iran in "dock of global public opinion" while sanctions aim to weaken Iran as a regional power

      October 3, 14

    Mubarak Verdict Sparks Nationwide Protests
    Tens of thousands of Egyptians retake Tahrir Square after the surprise verdict of their former President and key regime figures. Activists are calling for the reoccupation of Tahrir in a last push before the contested presidential elections to remove the military junta.

      October 3, 14

    Egyptians Denounce Election Results in Cairo and Alexandria
    Demonstrations have erupted nationwide after the Muslim Brotherhood's Mohammed Morsi and former Prime Minister Ahmed Shafiq were announced the frontrunners.

      October 3, 14

    Syrian Atrocities and the Fog of War
    Ali Hashem: Assad regime has been backed in a corner and will fight to bitter end

      October 3, 14

    The Judaizing of East Jerusalem
    The Sumarin family has been living in their house in Silwan neighborhood in East Jerusalem for dozens of years. In legal proceedings filed due to ideological purposes of judaizing East Jerusalem, the family got an eviction notice. The family home was transferred by the executor to Himanuta, a company fully owned by the KKL, which demands it be evacuated.

      October 3, 14

    Israel and Women's Disobedience
    Social TV: Israeli women who disobey the movement restrictions the state is forcing on the Palestinians are being threatened and made targets of investigations of the police

      October 3, 14

    Refusing to Enlist in Israel
    Why would a girl or a boy choose to refuse to enlist? - Alon Gurman and Noam Gur and their way of dealing with the consequences of refusing to enlist.

      July 2, 2012

    Polluting Occupation
    In most of the Israeli and Palestinian settelments the wastewater are treated inadequatley, and the sewer flows to the natural habitat and seeps to underground reservoir.

      October 3, 14

    Egyptians Wait for Election Results
    The vote narrows down to Muslim Brotherhood candidate and former prime minister under the Mubarak regime.

      October 3, 14

    Egypt Votes
    Egyptians go to the polls in the first presidential elections since the fall of Mubarak, but are free and fair elections possible under military rule?

      October 3, 14

    Egyptians Vote in Historic Elections while Under Military Rule
    Millions of Egyptians cast their ballot in what has been hailed as the country's first and free presidential elections

      May 23, 2012

    Israeli Military Leaders Speak Out Against Iran Strike
    Retired and outgoing officers express lack of confidence in Natanyau and his push to attack Iran

      October 3, 14

    Thousands of Israelis Celebrate Occupation of East Jerusalem
    During the annual Jerusalem Day celebrations tens of thousands marched through Damascus Gate as Palestinians protest

      October 3, 14

    Israeli Police Target Activists as Social Protests Restart
    Last Summer's J14 movement against the high cost of living in Israel organized first major demo of the year, police targeted leaders

      October 3, 14

    Israeli PM Forms Large Coalition, Police Repress Protest
    Leader of Kadima Party Shaul Mofaz joins Prime Minister Netanyahu's Coalition, effectively crushing opposition and stirring protests

      October 3, 14

    Abbaseya Aftermath and the Military Council's Reign of Terror
    Hundreds of Egyptians were hunted down and detained, including over 20 journalists and medics.

      October 3, 14

    Two of Mass Palestinian Prisoner's Hunger Strike "On Verge of Death"
    Over 1600 Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jail hold mass hunger strike, two of the arrested pass 70 days without food

      May 9, 2012

    عمرو موسى رئيسًا
    عمرو موسى المرشح الرئاسي الذي يعتبره شباب الثورة و مؤيديها من أعمدة النظام السابق أو كما يقال عليهم"الفلول" يدشن حملته في منطقة عشوائية فقيرة ليغازل محدودي الدخل بالكلام عن حل أزمة الفقر و القضاء على البطالة. لم يكن عمرو موسى مقنعًا لغالبية سكان عزبة الهجانة لكنه بدا في أوج مجده و ثقته بالفوز وهو يتحدث إلى وكالات الأنباء العالمية التي تعطيه نصيب الأسد في الدعاية و التأييد من بين كل المرشحين للرئاسة في مصر.

      October 3, 14

    Israel Celebrates Independence Day, Arrests Activists
    While hundreds of thousands celebrated, the police arrested three activists for trying to question the history of this day.

      October 3, 14

    Reining in Finance and the Struggle Over UN Agency's Mandate
    Vijay Prashad: Developed countries fight to stop UNCTAD linking financial speculation to food insecurity

      April 26, 2012

    Amr Moussa makes Bid for Egypt's Presidency
    Mubarak's former foreign minister Amr Moussa, officially kicked off his campaign for the presidency in the backdrop of a sprawling slum and a colonial villa. While the international community seems to favor Moussa, on the Egyptian street, he's often referred to as the 'felool' or remnant of the former regime.

      October 3, 14

    Disqualifications narrow Egypt race to the Islamist and the 'Felool'
    With the elections six weeks away, two candidates have emerged as favorites after ten others are disqualified.

      October 3, 14

    The Doha Debates
    This House believes marriage between close family members should be discouraged

      April 29, 2012

    Israel Denies Entry to Hundreds in Day of Action
    Dozens arrested in an international day of solidarity where 1500 activists tried to land in Israel's Ben Gurion Airport to travel to the occupied Palestinian territories.

      October 3, 14

    Humanitarian Crisis Continues in Gaza
    Dr. Mads Gilbert: The siege of Gaza continues to make life unbearable

      April 29, 2012

    Why Gaza's Healthcare Fails Thousands of Injured
    Thousands are forced to seek emergency care in Egypt and Israel after Israeli attacks on the Gaza Strip as healthcare system in crisis.

      April 22, 2012

    Doha Debates on Women's Rights After Arab Revolutions
    This House believes women will be worse off after the Arab revolutions

      April 15, 2012

    Human Rights Watch Accuses Assad of Executing Civilians
    Vijay Prashad: Outside interference in the Syrian civil war does not excuse the barbaric crimes of the Assad dictatorship

      April 11, 2012

    Int'l Court Rejects Palestinian Statehood Bid
    After three years of deliberation, the International Criminal Court decided not to admit Palestine as a state

      April 6, 2012

    "Friends of Syria" Push Civil War
    Vijay Prashad: Saudis, Qatar and West arm opposition and recognize Syrian National Council

      October 3, 14

    Arab League Meeting in Iraq Shows Deep Divisions Over Syria
    Vijay Prashad: Saudi and Qatari heads of state are no-shows at Baghdad meeting

      April 6, 2012

    One Dies, Dozens Injured in Palestinian Day of Protest
    "Land Day" demonstrations saw tens of thousands in Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, the occupied West Bank and Gaza

      April 2, 2012

    Will Pumping More American Oil Lower Gas Price?
    Robert Pollin: Speculation and manipulation key factors in price spike

      April 3, 2012

    Is Netanyahu Bluffing?
    Gareth Porter: Netanyahu is telling the Israeli people an attack on Iran will not cost much, but is the real objective to destroy the Iranian economy through sanctions?

      April 5, 2012

    Israeli Economy and the "Washington Consensus"
    Bank of Israel submitted 2011 report, arguing economy is strong, despite gross inequalities and unsustainable neoliberal reforms.

      April 8, 2012

    Egypt's Workers Movement Strikes Back
    After months of failed negotiations with government ministries, Egyptians workers organized nationwide strikes in both the public and private sectors.

      October 3, 14

    Palestinian on Hunger Strike "in Mortal Danger"
    Hanaa Shalabi, a Palestinian prisoner under Administrative Detention without charge or trial enters 36th day of her hunger strike

      October 3, 14

    Al Jazeera Journalist Explains Resignation over Syria and Bahrain Coverage
    Ali Hashem: Al Jazeera has become a "media war machine" and is "committing journalistic suicide"

      March 20, 2012

    Arab League Meets in Iraq with Divisions Over Syria
    Sahar Issa: Iraq wants Saudi recognition but cooperates with Iranian flights to Syria

      March 26, 2012

    Syrian Opposition Divided Over Arms and Intervention
    Afra Jalabi: Syrian opposition debates role of international support and armed resistance

      October 3, 14

    Conflict in Syria is a Civil War
    Lawrence Wilkerson: Those pushing US intervention in Syria are not humanitarian; want a "back door" to Iran

      October 3, 14

    Israel Begins Deportation of South Sudanese Refugees
    Despite renewed conflict and UN warnings, Israel begins deporting South Sudanese asylum seekers.

      October 3, 14

    Palestinian Film Breaks Ground on Women's Issues
    First film in the Arab world to deal with sexual assault of women and girls released in Israel/Palestine

      March 8, 2012

    The Effects of Sanctions and Talk of War in Iran
    Hamid Dabashi: Threat of war makes Iran more of a "garrison" state as sanctions hurt ordinary people

      March 7, 2012

    Occupy AIPAC Opposes War and Sanctions Against Iran
    130 organizations call for diplomacy with Iran and a US Middle East policy not based on unequivocal support for Israel

      October 3, 14

    Syrian rebels withdraw from Homs stronghold
    EuroNews: Most Syrian rebels fighting government forces pulled out of the Baba Amro district of Homs on Thursday

      March 2, 2012

    The Syrian Opposition and the External Players
    Bassam Haddad: The Syrian revolution must guard against interference by external powers and the Syrian National Council

      October 3, 14

    Egyptians Combat State Media Propaganda
    Egyptian State media demonizes the revolution

      October 3, 14

    News About Syria: Information or Propaganda?
    Sharmine Narwani: Many opposition leaders want end to militarization on both sides as GCC and US neo-cons call for arming opposition

      February 20, 2012

    Assad and the Sectarian Game in Syria
    Elaine Hagopian: Syrians are caught between horrors of Assad and sectarian forces with external support

      February 23, 2012

    Debate About Iran Strategy Heats Up in Israel
    At the annual top security conference in Israel sharp divisions over talk of attacking Iran

      October 3, 14

    Arab League Calls for Arming Syrian Opposition
    Christian Henderson: Great hypocrisy of Saudis, crushing opposition in Bahrain and supporting it in Syria

      February 16, 2012

    Egyptians Call for National Strike and Civil Disobedience Marking Mubarak's Downfall
    Religious authorities denounce strike while Egyptians march to Ministry of Defense demanding the regime relinquish power

      February 11, 2012

    Congress Pushes Iran Regime Change Over Diplomacy
    Lawrence Wilkerson: Obama painting himself into a corner, Congress handing him the paint

      February 17, 2012

    Egyptian Women Demand Justice, Denounce Military
    Jihan Hafiz reports Egyptian women protestors confront police and soldiers as they prepare for general strike

      February 9, 2012

    US, Saudis and Russia Vie for Influence in Post-Assad Syria
    Hamid Dabashi: Russian position more reasoned but share US interest in maintaining Syrian military dictatorship without Assad

      February 8, 2012

    Global anti-war rallies oppose sanctions and war on Iran
    Iranian Americans call for peace and support of Iran's pro-Democracy movement

      October 3, 14

    The Israeli Summer and the Occupation
    Political economist Shir Hever on the July 14 movement, its causes, and how it sidestepped dealing with the Occupation.

      February 10, 2012

    Clashes rage in Cairo for fourth day
    Protesters battled police forces for the fourth consecutive day demanding an immediate end to military rule.

      October 3, 14

    Doha Debates: Is Turkey a Bad Model for the New Arab States?
    The Doha Debates takes on one possible model for Arab states

      February 5, 2012

    More than 70 Killed in Port Said Soccer Stadium
    Major protests across the country as police and military blamed for standing idly

      February 3, 2012

    Why Demand Nuclear Transparency from Iran and Not Israel?
    Hamid Dabashi: People should demand a nuclear weapons free region that starts with Israel and Pakistan

      February 7, 2012

    Why are Israel and US on a Collision Course with Iran?
    Robert Naiman: Nuclear weapons a stand in for Israel and US trying to weaken Iran's role in the region

      October 3, 14

    A Short History of Modern Syria
    Hamid Dabashi traces the rise of the Assad regime

      February 1, 2012

    The US/Saudi Agenda and the Syrian Rebellion
    Hamid Dabashi: Saudi's and US attempt to control outcome of Syrian revolt

      January 29, 2012

    Israel to become biggest jailer of refugees
    Knesset approves plan to jail asylum seekers for longest period of western world in biggest prison

      October 3, 14

    One Year After Egyptian Revolution, Military Dictatorship Lives On
    Egyptian activists organize in preparation for Revolution anniversary

      October 3, 14

    This House has no confidence in Bahrain's promise to reform
    Doha Debates takes on Bahraini government's claims of reform

      January 29, 2012

    US Israeli War-games Canceled
    Gareth Porter: Iranian scientist assassinated and US sends a message to Israel

      January 17, 2012

    Tahrir's Revolutionary Artists' Union
    Reed Lindsay Reports from Cairo "People who can't read and write can convey their message using art and simple tools"

      February 9, 2012

    Israel: living conditions deteriorate, more money to army
    Russians, nearly a quarter of the population, speak about their isolation and economic struggles

      October 3, 14

    Obama and Netanyahu's Push for Attack on Iran
    Gareth Porter: Obama cannot keep the US out of a war if Israel strikes Iran

      January 6, 2012

    Women Fight Religious Segregation in Israel
    Secular vs religious tensions rise as women fight segregation in Jewish Halacha law

      October 3, 14

    Making Music with the Revolutionary Artists Union of Egypt
    Reed Lindsay continues his series of interviews with artists in Tahrir square. This was shot before the most recent military crack down.

      January 4, 2012

    Egypt's Revolutionary Artists' Union Revived in Tahrir Square
    "We are here expressing ourselves using art, pencils and a paint brush"

      December 28, 2011

    Israeli Tree Campaign "Judaizes" Expropriated Land
    Jewish National Fund's practice of selling and leasing land exclusively to Jewish owners is met with growing opposition

      December 26, 2011

    Outraged Egyptian Women Say "We Have No Fear"
    Jihan Hafiz reports on a historic march of 10,000 women mobilized in central Cairo against military rule

      December 21, 2011

    An evening with Lia Tarachansky
    TRNN journalist in Palestine and Israel

      October 3, 14

    Doha Debate: This House believes President Assad must resign
    Doha Debates takes on the conflict in Syria

      November 17, 2011

    Israeli vs Palestinian Right to Protest
    While Israelis mark human rights day in Tel Aviv, 28 year-old Mustafa Tamimi is killed in the West Bank while protesting

      October 3, 14

    Yemen Protest Demands Saleh Face Justice
    Walid Al-Saqaf: Mass protests say transition deal not real if Pres. Saleh does not face charges

      December 20, 2011

    Israel Divided Over Plan to Attack Iran
    Lia Tarachansky reports that a split has developed between Israeli security establishment and Netanyahu

      November 30, 2011

    Egypt: Deadly pre-election clashes in Tahrir Square
    A weekend of clashes between protesters and riot police shows the street remains a battleground for an unfinished revolution.

      October 3, 14

    Maher Arar on Syrian Conflict
    Maher Arar updates his case and discusses the struggle in Syria

      October 3, 14

    Tens of thousands return to Tahrir for "Friday of One Demand"
    Tens of thousands of protesters massed in central Cairo's Tahrir Square on Friday for one of the biggest demonstrations since the January uprising that brought down President Hosni Mubarak.

      October 3, 14

    Palestinian "Freedom Riders" Challenge Segregation
    Drawing a comparison to American civil rights fighters, Palestinian activists boarded Israeli settler buses in the West Bank.

      November 17, 2011

    The Maspero Massacre: What Really Happened
    28 killed and 30 awaiting military trials as protesters marched to state TV building

      November 15, 2011

    IAEA Iran Report Fit Facts to Strengthen Hardliners
    Robert Kelley Pt2: The report misleads and manipulates facts in attempt to prove a forgone conclusion

      November 17, 2011

    TRNN's Jihan Hafiz on Gaza Flotilla and Release from Israeli Detention
    Democracy Now's Amy Goodman interviews TRNN Cairo correspondent Jihan Hafiz on recent Gaza flotilla and the detention of activist and journalists

      October 3, 14

    The flotilla and the siege of Gaza
    Israeli blockade continues to strangle Gaza as Israeli Navy intercepts latest flotilla

      October 3, 14

    Raw footage from Gaza-bound ships
    Al Jazeera: The two boats carrying pro-Palestinian activists bound for the Gaza Strip have left the port of Fethiye in southwest Turkey

      November 4, 2011

    Israel withholds Palestinian tax revenues
    Al Jazeera: Israel withholds millions of dollars of tax revenues from Palestinians while accelerating settlement construction

      November 3, 2011

    Kyrgyz PM Poised to Become President
    Almazbek Atambayev, prime minister of the strategically-important ex-Soviet republic, is seen as the flag-bearer of reforms in Kyrgyzstan

      October 31, 2011

    Syrian security forces 'kill 30' in latest protests
    Rallies have again taken place in several cities, with demonstrators demanding President al-Assad's resignation.

      October 3, 14

    Egyptian Military Stokes Sectarian Conflict
    Egyptian Army and media ignore eyewitness reports and blame Coptic Christians for violence

      October 21, 2011

    Why was Shalit deal reached now?
    While hundreds of Palestinian prisoners and Gilad Shalit return home, hundreds others go into exile.

      October 3, 14

    Palestinian Hunger Strike Continues Despite Israeli Prisoner Swap
    Thousands are demanding better treatment of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails and the release of prominent activists

      October 14, 2011

    A Real Challenge to Corporate Power
    Arthur MacEwan: Opposing bail out of bankers and fighting for Universal Health Plan challenges corporate power

      October 16, 2011

    Prisoner swap deal agreed between Israel and Hamas
    EuroNews: Gilad Shalit is set to be freed in an historic swap deal which will see around 1,000 Palestinian prisoners released

      October 12, 2011

    TRNN Replay: Egyptians Chant "Muslims Christians Are One" as Military Viciously Attacks Protesters
    TRNN Report: Angry protesters call for overthrow of the Egyptian military regime as many are killed by Army

      October 12, 2011

    Dissidents in Syria reject foreign intervention: Kilo
    AFP: Anti-regime activists inside Syria oppose the Syrian National Council

      October 1, 2011

    UN Speeches Show US-Backed Peace Process is Dead
    Phyllis Bennis: Abbas bid for Palestinian statehood means he's given up on US-backed peace process

      September 24, 2011

    Palestinians, Israelis Skeptical of UN Bid
    Palestinians and Israelis are skeptical the UN bid will lead to real change on the ground, except for anticipated protests and repression

      September 23, 2011

    UN Gaza Flotilla Report Gravely Flawed
    Michael Ratner: Palmer report wrongly states Israel's Gaza blockade is legal

      October 3, 14

    Gaza Children in Israeli Hospital After Drone Attack
    A month after recent escalation between Israel and Gaza two Palestinian children in critical condition in an Israeli hospital

      September 14, 2011

    Bush Ordered Investigation to Suppress Saudi 9/11 Connection
    Summers and Swan Pt.2: Sen. Bob Graham wanted to publish results of Saudi investigation, Bush ordered it redacted

      September 13, 2011

    Half Million March in Israel
    Israelis skeptic of gov't- appointed committee to look into protest demands, organize biggest protest in country's history

      October 3, 14

    Tribunal Concealed Evidence al-Qaeda Cell may have Killed Hariri
    Gareth Porter: In focusing entirely on Hezbollah Special Tribunal refuses to acknowledge stronger evidence al-Qaeda was responsible for the assassination

      September 7, 2011

    Palestinian Rights Absent from Israeli Protest Demands
    Protesters from Israel's social mass protests, known as J14, publish an unofficial list of demands, excluding Palestinian citizens of Israel

      August 31, 2011

    Israelis chant 'Jews and Arabs refuse to be enemies'
    Israel's social protest movement continues despite renewed cycle of violence

      October 3, 14

    American Hikers Convicted of Spying are Pawns in Iranian-US Conflict
    Hamid Dabashi: Bauer and Fattal convicted of spying also caught in the middle of internal Iranian power struggle

      August 25, 2011

    Egyptian Revolution Affects Israeli-Gaza Policy
    Phyllis Bennis: Israel holds back from all out attack on Gaza concerned about reaction of Egyptian public opinion

      August 25, 2011

    Who are the Libyan Western Rebels?
    Shashank Bengali: Western rebels from the Berber tribe led by former army commanders

      August 25, 2011

    Is NATO Intervention Illegitimate?
    Phyllis Bennis: NATO intervention goes far beyond UN resolution and sets a dangerous precedent

      August 23, 2011

    "Boots on the Ground" in Libya?
    Gilbert Achcar: NATO wants an "Egypt solution", but to achieve it, they may try to put international UN troops in Libya

      August 23, 2011

    NATO Tries to Control Libyan Revolution
    TRNN Replay - Hamid Dabashi: Neo-liberalism a greater threat to Libya than tribalism or extreme Islam

      October 3, 14

    NATO Tries to Control Libyan Revolution
    TRNN Replay - Hamid Dabashi: Neo-liberalism a greater threat to Libya than tribalism or extreme Islam

      October 3, 14

    Dubious Evidence Israeli Bus Attackers Based in Gaza
    Following deadly terror attacks on Israel, Israeli Air Force kills 9 in Gaza despite lack of evidence connecting attackers to the Strip

      October 3, 14

    Israeli Soldiers' Testimonies About Offences in Palestine
    HaYarkon70News presents testimonies on actions against Palestinians - given by soldiers

      August 16, 2011

    The Fight for Equality in Israel's J14 Movement
    Hundreds of thousands of Israelis protest rising prices while Israeli Palestinian citizens organize for equality

      October 3, 14

    Voices from Israel's "July 14" Movement
    On July 14, eight Israeli students set up the first tent city that sparked dozens more and a nation-wide movement that saw tens of thousands on the streets

      August 5, 2011

    Mubarak Trial and the Egyptian Revolution
    Lina Attalah: Military sending message that Mubarak trial the last concession to the revolution

      August 4, 2011

    Israelis Chant: "Mubarak, Assad, Bibi Netanyahu"
    Tens of thousands of Israelis in 9 cities pour onto the streets, demanding Israeli PM Bibi Netanyahu resign

      August 2, 2011

    Human Rights Groups Warn of a Severe Water Crisis in the Gaza Strip
    FSRN: 95 percent of drinking water fails to meet international standards and water and sanitation plants have yet to be rebuilt following the 2009 Israeli war

      July 28, 2011

    Poorest tent city evicted in Israel
    While tent cities sprung up throughout the country, the one in the poorest neighborhood of Tel Aviv only one to be evicted

      October 3, 14

    Tens of Thousands in Israel Protest Rising Prices
    Tens of thousands of Israelis poured onto the streets in Tel Aviv to protest rising commodity, housing prices and stagnation in salaries

      July 25, 2011

    Israel and Palestine Impasse
    Amb. Pickering and former diplomats send strongly worded letter to Obama

      August 12, 2011

    Israeli MK: "anti-Boycott Law Threatens Democracy"
    Parliament member Dov Khenin and many on Israeli left warn new anti-Boycott law violates freedom of speech

      October 3, 14

    Protesters in Suez Demand Retribution
    Al-Masry Al-Youm: Thousands of protesters gathered in Suez to protest the release on bail of officers accused of killing protesters during the January 25 revolution

      July 13, 2011

    Thousands of Egyptians Demand Economic Justice
    Lina Attalah: Military government budget delivers austerity measures, no taxes for the rich

      July 12, 2011

    Thousands Gather in Tahrir Square
    Al Jazeera: Largest nationwide demonstrations to take place at Tahrir Square in months asking for reforms

      July 11, 2011

    Israeli Gas Finds Lead to Border Rows
    EuroNews: Three-nation dispute is escalating over massive natural gas discoveries in the Mediterranean sea

      July 11, 2011

    'Fly-In' Activists on Mass Deportation from Israel
    Hundreds of "Flytilla" activists were interrogated, jailed, and are being deported from Israel

      October 3, 14

    Gaza Flotilla: The Media Battle in Israel
    Israeli press reports Gaza Flotilla will be carrying "lethal acid" with "the intention of killing as many IDF soldiers as possible"

      July 3, 2011

    Protesters and Security Forces Clash in Tahrir Square
    Al-Masry Al-Youm: Central Security forces re-deployed in Tahrir Square on Tuesday night, closing off all roads leading to the square

      June 30, 2011

    If Democracy Expands in Syria, It Will Change Middle East
    Hamid Dabashi: Repression continues but signs that struggle might expand a democratic space

      July 10, 2011

    Bahrain and the Democratic Uprising
    Hamid Dabashi: The Cold War delayed the democratic movement in the Arab world, but it will not be stopped now

      July 15, 2011

    Libyan People's Aspirations and a Forgotten UN Resolution
    TRNN REPLAY Hamid Dabashi: The US/NATO pushed a militarization of the Libyan struggle which has turned into a civil war

      July 1, 2011

    Israel to Stop Flotilla "Without Physical Contact"
    Israeli government tells its plan to stop Flotilla and warns journalists - being on board can result in 10-year ban from Israel

      October 3, 14

    Selling Israeli Militarism Like Toothpaste
    From children's shows to national war drills, a discussion on militarism in Israeli society and gender equality in the army

      June 23, 2011

    Resistance to the "Arab Spring" is Futile
    Doha Debates: An overwhelming majority of Arabs are betting on reformist movements across the Middle East

      June 20, 2011

    Syrian Elite and Army Continue Support for Assad
    Joshua Landis: If army remains loyal, Assad has overwhelming force to defend regime

      June 14, 2011

    Palestinian Political Prisoner: "I reject Israel's laws"
    Bassem Tamimi of Nabi Saleh delivered a court statement at the start of his trial last Sunday saying "I reject [these laws] and cannot recognize their validity."

      October 3, 14

    Unemployment and Resistance in Saudi Arabia
    Saudi authorities have tracked down and arrested bloggers and people who have protested on Facebook

      October 3, 14

    What Does Zionism Mean to You?
    Israelis from the Jerusalem Day march and a Tel Aviv march in support of peace and two states talk to TRNN

      June 6, 2011

    Thousands of Israeli Youth Chant "Mohammad is Dead"
    On Jerusalem Day, celebrating Israeli occupation of the city in 1967, thousands of youth marched through the Palestinian neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah

      June 5, 2011

    'Dozens' Killed in Hama Protests
    ITN News: Syrian security forces have shot dead at least 34 protesters in Hama, an activist has said

      June 4, 2011

    Saudi Arabia and Western Hypocrisy
    Madawi Al-Rasheed: Washington is calling the worst repression in the Arab world "evolving reform"

      June 2, 2011

    BEYOND THE PALE - The Murder of Furkan Dogan
    Paul Jay: Some criticism of Israel is anti-semitic, but nothing justifies the killing of Furkan Dogan

      June 1, 2011

    Bahrain's Dark Secret
    As Bahrain is torn apart by protests and brutal government repression, SBS Dateline investigates a series of mysterious deaths and disappearances.

      May 31, 2011

    Lawsuit Demands Information on Murder of Furkhan Dogan
    One year after Israeli raid on Gaza aid flotilla, lawsuit and Dogan's father demand answers from US government

      May 31, 2011

    Historic Protest in Ras al-Amud, Jerusalem
    For the first time in decades, Palestinians invite Jewish Israeli solidarity activists to Ras al-Amud, a neighborhood of Jerusalem referred to as "the daily intifadah"

      May 30, 2011

    Israel and US Strategic Interests
    Lawrence Wilkerson: Egypt, Bahrain, Qatar and Saudi Arabia are far more important than Israel to US strategic interests from view of US military

      May 28, 2011

    Netanyahu, Hamas and the Threat of War
    Michel Warschawski: Calling Hamas a Palestinian al-Qaeda, and facing a new Arab world, Netanyahu's only tool now is war

      May 26, 2011

    WikiLeaks: Saudis Often Warned US About Oil Speculators
    Kevin Hall: The Saudis have been saying for years something should be done to curb the influence of banks that are speculating on the price of oil

      May 26, 2011

    Rally Protests AIPAC Conference
    Protest objects to AIPAC influence over US foreign policy

      May 24, 2011

    Israelis, Palestinians on Obama and Netanyahu
    Palestinian and Israeli journalists, activists, and small business owners respond to Obama's Middle East speech and Netanyahu's response

      May 24, 2011

    Pakistani naval base under attack
    Al Jazeera: Pakistani Taliban gunmen stormed their way in the Mehran naval air base in Karachi late on Sunday night

      May 23, 2011

    Robert Fisk on the Middle East peace process
    Robert Fisk speaks on the prospect of a Palestinian state after Binyamin Netanyahu's comments during his US visit

      October 3, 14

    Fatah-Hamas Reconciliation and the Palestinian Struggle
    Omar Barghouti: Will this further Palestinian rights or just divide power under occupation?

      October 3, 14

    Palestinian Activist Says Obama Speech "Irrelevant"
    Omar Barghouti:The US continues to oppose Palestinian basic rights, Arabs will make their own democracy

      October 3, 14

    Is Obama with Street Vendors or Elites?
    Phyllis Bennis: Obama presents neo-liberal reforms for Egypt and support for Israel as a Jewish State

      May 19, 2011

    Palestinians Break Syrian Border on Day of Protests
    West Bank and Gaza protests join historic day of demonstrations along Israel's borders.

      October 3, 14

    Syrian Crackdown Reported in Border Town
    Activists in Syria say violence by security forces against protesters is continuing despite a pledge to withdraw the army from some cities and begin talks.

      October 3, 14

    Israeli Soldiers Open Fire on Demonstrators
    Israeli troops have fired on protesters at the country's borders with the Palestinian territories, Lebanon and Syria

      October 3, 14

    Palestinian Protests Erupt on the West Bank
    Israeli forces clash with Palestinian protesters at a checkpoint between Jerusalem and Ramallah

      October 3, 14

    Palestinians Killed at Nakba Rally
    Several people have been killed and scores of others wounded in the Gaza Strip, Golan Heights, Ras Maroun in Lebanon and the Israeli-occupied West Bank, as Palestinians mark the "Nakba", or day of "catastrophe"

      October 3, 14

    Bahrain Targets Shia Religious Sites
    Al Jazeera: Government destroyed Shia mosques and religious institutions as part of its crackdown on dissent

      May 14, 2011

    Israelis Defy Nakba Law on Independence Day
    On the 63rd Israeli Independence Day, Israelis defy the ban on mourning the Nakba in the heart of Tel Aviv

      May 14, 2011

    Egypt Opens Gaza Crossing
    Phyllis Bennis on Egypt's new foreign policy

      May 29, 2011

    Modern Slavery in GCC Countries
    Adam Hanieh: Saudi Arabia and the Gulf Cooperation Council states created a super exploited migrant work force after facing a radicalized Arab working class in the '60s

      May 15, 2011

    Modern Slavery in GCC Countries
    Adam Hanieh: Saudi Arabia and the Gulf Cooperation Council states created a super exploited migrant work force after facing a radicalized Arab working class in the '60s

      May 15, 2011

    Tunis police break up fourth day of protest
    Tunisian police have broken up a fourth day of anti-government protests in the capital Tunis.

      October 3, 14

    'Coordinated Attacks' Hit Afghan city
    Gunmen launch a wave of attacks in the Afghan city of Kandahar

      October 3, 14

    Osama bin Laden videos released by US officials
    Officials say compound in Abbottabad was an active command and control centre for al-Qaeda's top leader

      October 3, 14

    Smuggled pictures show Syrian soldiers' dilemma
    Euronews has received a video testimonial from a Syrian army soldier that some troops are disobeying orders to fire at pro-democracy protesters

      May 4, 2011

    The Doha Debates: Should Arab Governments let NATO Deal with Libya?
    Panelists assess whether Arab governments are capable of protecting civilians in Libya

      May 4, 2011

    Obama Says Bin Laden Killed by US Forces
    Rahimullah Yusufzai: Death of bin Laden a blow to al-Qaeda, but he will become a martyr that will inspire them

      October 3, 14

    Egyptian Protesters Demand Public Trial for Former Interior Minister
    Families outside the court to demand that the trial be opened to the public when it reconvenes

      October 3, 14

    Jerusalem Reacts to Hamas/Fateh 'Unity'
    Israelis on the Western side of the city and Palestinians on the Eastern side discuss the reconciliation plans between formerly rivaling Palestinian parties

      October 3, 14

    Inspired by Revolution, Egyptian Workers Occupy Factory
    Egyptian workers say a profitable factory was privatized and stripped of its assets

      May 1, 2011

    Palestinian Unity: Details Still Unclear
    Al Jazeera: Palestinian president says his group, the PLO, will continue to handle future peace negotiations with Israel

      April 29, 2011

    'Remain Human'
    EuroNews: Arrigoni used to encourage everyone to "remain human" even under difficult circumstances

      April 28, 2011

    Fatah and Hamas sign reconciliation deal
    Al Jazeera: Fatah and Hamas sign deal on forming an interim government and fixing a date for a general election

      April 28, 2011

    Consequences of Gaza Activist's Killing
    Following fatal kidnapping of Italian activist Arrigoni in Gaza, NGOs up security measures, Hamas internal strife continues

      April 28, 2011

    Medical centres in Bahrain raided
    Human rights groups have accused Bahrain of arresting patients and medical staff suspected of taking part in protests

      October 3, 14

    The Palestinian State and Neo-Liberal Capitalism
    Shir Hever: The declaration of a Palestinian state in September will face impossible borders and a neo-liberal capitalism economy

      May 7, 2011

    Israel Denies Refugee Status to Sudanese
    Shir Hever: Israel approves concentration camps to hold Sudanese refugees as protesters call for expulsion

      April 27, 2011

    Israel: Migrant Workers Lack Basic Rights
    Shir Hever: Israeli economy now depends on pool of cheap non-Palestinian workers

      May 4, 2011

    Yemeni President accepts plan to transfer power
    Yemeni's ruling party, opposition accept Gulf plan

      October 3, 14

    Egyptian Revolution Demands End to Emergency Law and Higher Minimum Wage
    Broadband from Cairo - Egypt: Amr Gharbeia "Repression increasing as revolution pushes demands for reforms."

      October 3, 14

    South Tel Aviv Is On Fire
    David Sheen reports on a protest to expel Africans from South Tel Aviv and all of Israel

      October 3, 14

    Violence continues in Syria
    It has been another bloody day in Syria where security forces have fired on protests and funerals for some of those killed on Friday.

      October 3, 14

    More troops join anti-government protests in Yemen
    More soldiers have been joining anti-government protests on the streets of the capital Sana'a.

      October 3, 14

    Why is Qatar so Active in Libya?
    TRNN REPLAY Adam Hanieh: Qatar and the Gulf Cooperation Council want to control the outcome of the popular Arab uprisings

      April 20, 2011

    Egyptian Soldiers Join Protest Demanding End to Military Dictatorship
    Adam Hanieh: Class struggle in Egypt enters a new stage

      October 3, 14

    The US, Gulf Kings and Brutal Repression in Bahrain
    Adam Hanieh: US policy in region based on Gulf Cooperation Council ability to suppress opposition

      October 3, 14

    Kucinich: Obama Libya War Violates Constitution and UN Resolution
    Dennis Kucinich: US/NATO intervention politics of hegemony

      April 15, 2011

    Testimonies from Bloody Friday
    Al-Masry Al-Youm: Thousands of protesters gathered again in Tahrir Square in the wake of the army's dispersal of a sit-in

      April 14, 2011

    Hundreds of Yemenis wounded in Taiz protests
    Al Jazeera: Hundreds of protesters wounded after police reportedly fired tear gas and live ammunition to disperse the crowds

      April 8, 2011

    The Doha Debates: Elections in Egypt Should Be Postponed for Sake of Democracy
    Panelists discuss whether Egypt is prepared to hold elections

      April 9, 2011

    Syrian Police Release Scores of Protesters
    Euronews: Internet footage has shown hundreds of Syrian rights activists chanting, as scores of wounded and other political prisoners were freed in the centre of the Damascus suburb of Douma

      April 4, 2011

    Gaddafi Sends Envoy to Greece
    Euronews: Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has sent a trusted adviser to Athens as speculation grows that he is trying to find a way out of the stand-off

      April 4, 2011

    Multiparty Democracy Demanded in Syria
    Bassam Haddad: Real reform would mean striking Article 8 of the Syrian constitution

      April 8, 2011

    Syria: Threat of Force and Chaos Keeps Most People off Streets
    Bassam Haddad: Most people want profound reforms but are haunted by sectarian strife in Iraq

      April 2, 2011

    Libyan Foreign Minister Defects
    Channel 4: Moussa Koussa, Muammar Gaddafi's Foreign Minister arrived at Farnborough Airport on Wednesday night from Djerba in Tunisia

      April 1, 2011

    On Reporting from Palestine and Israel, Pt.2
    Lia Tarachansky about how she went from growing up in an Israeli settlement to reporting on the Middle East for TRNN

      April 7, 2011

    Jihan Hafiz on Reporting From Libya
    Recently returned from Benghazi, Hafiz reports on rebel fighters, supporters and early stages of the Libyan uprising

      April 2, 2011

    Jihan Hafiz on Reporting From Libya Pt.2
    Recently returned from Benghazi, Hafiz reports on rebel fighters, supporters and early stages of the Libyan uprising

      October 3, 14

    Jihan Hafiz on Reporting From Libya Pt.3
    Recently returned from Benghazi, Hafiz reports on rebel fighters, supporters and early stages of the Libyan uprising

      April 5, 2011

    Syria: Sectarian War or Class War
    Joshua Landis: Regime supported by Syrian elites, Assad says his rule prevents civil war

      April 2, 2011

    Syria's President Offers Future Reforms, Blames Conspiracy for Protests
    Joshua Landis: People want deep political and economic reform but fear ethnic civil war

      October 3, 14

    Is Obama Intervention Doctrine New?
    Gilbert Achcar: Obama "doctrine" repeats old justifications for using military force to defend US strategic interests

      April 2, 2011

    On Reporting from Palestine and Israel
    Lia Tarachansky about how she went from growing up in an Israeli settlement to reporting on the Middle East for TRNN

      April 6, 2011

    Uprisings in Africa
    TRNN Replay - Firoze Manji: Democratic uprisings brutally suppressed in many African countries

      March 30, 2011

    Protests Erupt Across Syria In Support Of Deraa Dead
    Channel 4: Up to 100 dead as security forces fire on protesters

      March 26, 2011

    Workers' Strikes and Protests in Israel
    Country-wide movement in Israel; second largest gap between rich and the poor in developed world

      March 28, 2011

    Qatar, Al Jazeera and the Middle East
    TRNN Replay: Gilbert Achcar: From Al Jazeera to US Central Command, Qatar conducts a complex foreign policy

      March 23, 2011

    Doha Debates: This House Believes that Arab Revolutions Will Just Produce Different Dictators
    Panelists discuss whether the fall of a dictator is enough to bring down a dictatorship

      March 23, 2011

    Bahrainis Mourn Woman Killed at Checkpoint
    Al Jazeera: Mourners have gathered in Bahrain for the funeral of a woman who was shot and killed as she approached a military checkpoint

      March 23, 2011

    US Defends Bahrain Dictatorship
    Husain Abdulla: Hypocrisy defending rebels in Libya but supporting regime in Bahrain

      March 23, 2011

    Libya Responds To Allied Airstrikes
    The Guardian: A Libyan government spokesman claims allied military attacks against Gaddafi's stronghold of Sirte killed many people, while in Benghazi, the rebels welcome the international action

      March 22, 2011

    Referendum in Egypt Shows New Stage In Struggle
    Muslim Brotherhood makes deal with military to create new "old" order

      March 22, 2011

    Democracy and Hypocrisy in Libya
    Hamid Dabashi: Foreign intervention using crimes of Gaddafi to strengthen their hold on Northern Africa

      October 3, 14

    New Libya 'Ceasefire' as Jets Continue Attacks
    ITN: Libya has announced another ceasefire as the country braced itself for a second night's bombardment by allied forces

      March 20, 2011

    Libyan Government Orders Immediate Ceasefire
    SkyNews: Colonel Gaddafi has called an immediate ceasefire across Libya, amid continued anti-aircraft fire in the skies above Tripoli

      March 20, 2011

    'The Libyan People Now Have a Clear Enemy'
    Channel 4: Libyan government spokesman Moussa Ibrahim says the west is doing the same dirty business it did in Iraq, Afghanistan and Somalia

      March 20, 2011

    Tension rises in Yemeni capital after killings
    EuroNews: Protests continue in the Yemeni capital Sana'a the day after 42 people were killed by security forces as they called for the end of President Saleh's regime.

      March 20, 2011

    UN Resolution on Libya Allows Invasion
    Francis Boyle: UN resolution prohibits occupation but does not stop attack on land

      March 20, 2011

    Modern History Of Libya
    Ali Ahmida: After battling Reagan in the cold war, Gaddafi makes a deal with Bush and Blair and becomes more alienated from Libyan people

      March 19, 2011

    UN Resolution to Protect Civilians not Regime Change
    Gaddafi government declares ceasefire and willing to respect UN resolution; resolution attacked as violation of Libyan sovereignty

      March 18, 2011

    UK: No Attack If Cease Fire Holds
    CH4: UK PM says UN resolution for humanitarian intervention not to overthrow Gaddafi

      October 3, 14

    Dozens Dead in Yemen Protests
    At least 30 people are believed to have been killed in Yemen after pro-government troops reportedly opened fire on protesters in the capital, Sanaa

      March 18, 2011

    Benghazi Cheers UN No-Fly Zone
    In Benghazi, huge crowds were seen waving flags and cheering as fireworks filled the air

      March 18, 2011

    UN Backs Libya No-Fly Zone
    The UN Security Council has voted to impose a no-fly zone over Libya and authorize "all necessary measures" to protect civilians from attacks by Muammar Gaddafi's forces

      March 18, 2011

    Gaddafi Addresses Benghazi Residents
    Muammar Gaddafi, the Libyan leader, addresses residents of the opposition stronghold of Benghazi

      October 3, 14

    Police Crackdown Against Bahrain Protesters
    Al Jazeera: The Bahraini security forces have driven away the pro-democracy protesters aided by the Apache helicopters and tear gas canisters

      March 17, 2011

    Egyptian Democracy Movement Expected to Reject New Constitution
    Shashank Bengali: Egypt holds referendum on new constitution

      March 17, 2011

    Backed By Saudi Police, Bahrain's King Declares Martial Law
    Shashank Bengali: Struggle in Bahrain over economic justice, not religion

      March 16, 2011

    Gaddafi: From Popular Hero to Isolated Dictator
    Ali Ahmida: History of Gaddafi's rise from a hero of national resistance to a hated dictatorial regime

      March 17, 2011

    Gaddafi Opened Economy as he Increased Repression
    Modern History of Libya: As Gaddafi opened country to neo-liberal reforms, he cracked down on opposition at home

      March 29, 2011

    Violent Clashes in Bahrain
    Euro News: Police used tear gas and water cannon to break up demonstrations against the kingdom's royal family

      October 3, 14

    Would Libya No-Fly Zone Be Legitimate?
    Hamid Dabashi: People should give unconditional support to the Libyan people's revolution, but oppose any foreign intervention

      March 12, 2011

    Benghazi Rally Wants No-Fly Zone, But No Foreign Troops
    Jihan Hafiz reports on mass rally in Benghazi, Libya

      March 11, 2011

    Gaddafi Launches All-Out Assault on Ra's Lanuf
    Rebels call for a no-fly zone but do not want other foreign intervention

      March 11, 2011

    US Supports Yemen Dictator
    Walid Al-Saqaf: Yemeni people's demand to end dictatorship is irreversible

      March 10, 2011

    British SAS Suffer Embarrassing Libya Failure
    Amateurish, naive and embarrassing - that's an insider's verdict from an ex-SAS instructor speaking to Channel 4 News about the failed Special Forces mission to Benghazi

      March 8, 2011

    Egyptian Protests Force PM Removal
    Kahled Fahmy: We're not afraid of the Muslim Brotherhood, we are afraid of the resurrection of the old regime

      March 6, 2011

    Supporting Libyan Revolution, Opposing Foreign Intervention
    Hamid Dabashi: If US intervenes in Libya, will be act of imperialism; Gaddafi defies democratic will of his people

      March 4, 2011

    Canadian Military Sales to Israel
    Canada's political support of Israel is well known; its military, intelligence and arms trade with Israel are not

      March 14, 2011

    The Doha Debates: This House Believes The World is Better Off With WikiLeaks
    Panelists clash frequently over the rights and wrongs of leaking secret State Department cables

      March 3, 2011

    Battles rage in Libya
    Al Jazeera: Forces loyal to Gaddafi struggle to regain control of strategic cities amid growing humanitarian concerns

      March 1, 2011

    Power of Global Protest
    Jonathan Schell: Global protest movements challenge global elite

      March 5, 2011

    Why Have Things Escalated so Violently And Quickly in Libya?
    Ch4: Reports on today's developments in Libya

      February 21, 2011

    Gaddafi Turns US and British Guns On His People
    Hamid Dabashi: Gaddafi gained power as anti-imperialist, made deal with Bush and pushed neo-liberal economics

      February 22, 2011

    Middle East Revolt Inspires Iranian Resistance
    Hamid Dabashi: Iranian Green Movement part of regional uprising of the youth against autocratic regimes

      October 31, 2014

    Libya: 84 Killed as Violence Escalates
    "People now are saying victory or death, we are not stopping", one protester tells Channel 4 News

      February 19, 2011

    Yemen Unrest Builds
    Al Jazeera: One person has reportedly been killed and dozens injured in violent clashes in Yemen

      February 19, 2011

    Day Of Rage And Massive Protests Across Middle East
    Nader Hashemi: Brutal repression in Bahrain, Libya,Yemen and Iran; Hundreds of thousands in Cairo as struggle continues

      February 19, 2011

    Jubilant scenes in Tahrir Square
    Al Jazeera: A huge celebration continues into the night in central Cairo, the site of 18 days of protests that brought down longtime president Hosni Mubarak

      February 19, 2011

    Dozens Dead In Libya Anti-Government Unrest
    Channel 4: Violent protests in Libya have killed at least 24 people as unrest spreads in the region

      February 19, 2011

    Protesters killed as police storm Bahrain demonstration camp
    Channel 4: Riot police storm a protest camp in central Bahrain killing five people and leaving hundreds wounded as unrest continues.

      February 18, 2011

    Israeli Leadership Fears Arab Popular Democracy
    Michel Warschawski: I'm concerned that Israel will stage an attack on Gaza or Lebanon as a diversion

      February 18, 2011

    Canadian Extradition And Secret Trials
    Hassan Diab is a Canadian citizen facing extradition to France based on secret evidence. While his case comes to a close it may challenge the entire legal extradition system in Canada

      October 3, 14

    Gazans Hope For Free Border
    Al Jazeera: The fall of the regime in Egypt has raised hopes, as Palestinians look for an easing of restrictions at the border

      February 14, 2011

    Military Dissolve Egyptian Parliament
    ITN News: Egypt's military rulers have dissolved parliament and suspended the constitution

      February 14, 2011

    Will Democracy Movement Challenge Military After Mubarak
    Achcar: Military rule at core of social and economic inequality in Egypt

      February 14, 2011

    Wealthy Egyptians Fear change
    Al Jazeera: While millions of Egyptians are welcoming in the post-Mubarak era, others, particularly the wealthy members of the society, have a lot to lose

      February 13, 2011

    Yemen And Algeria Protests Stifled
    Channel 4: Small groups of protesters gather in both Yemen and Algeria.

      February 13, 2011

    Egyptians React to Army's Statement
    The Real News speaks with Egyptians moments before Mubarak steps down

      February 11, 2011

    Egyptian Army Chiefs Make Statement
    ITN News: Egyptian state TV broadcasts a statement from The Supreme Council of the Armed Forces

      February 11, 2011

    Egypt Army Supports Mubarak's Stance
    CCTV News: Egypt's powerful army said on Friday it would lift emergency law, promised a free presidential election

      October 31, 2014

    US Wanted Turkish Model Not Mubarak
    Gilbert Achcar Pt.7: US concerned Mubarak dictatorship would spark popular movement, preferred Turkish model

      February 28, 2011

    Egyptian Military Supports US Dominance In Region
    Gilbert Achcar: If intervention needed in Saudi Arabia or Arab countries, US could rely on Egyptian military

      February 26, 2011

    Mubarak's Military Dictatorship Expanded Crony Capitalism
    Gilbert Achcar Pt.5: After Sadat, Mubarak firmed alliance with Israel and US and pushed neoliberalism

      February 19, 2011

    After Nasser's Death Sadat Turned Egypt into a US Client State
    History of Egyptian Military Dictatorship Pt.4: The US scored a major strategic victory turning Sadat and the Egyptian military into their Middle East ally

      February 17, 2011

    The History of Military Dictatorship in Egypt
    Gilbert Achcar: Military rule in Egypt began with Nasser's overthrow of King Farouk and increasing independence from the US

      February 13, 2011

    Who Leads Egyptian Opposition?
    Gilbert Achcar: Youth organizations emerging as new leadership in Egyptian democratic movement

      February 10, 2011

    Egyptian Regime is Not a One Man Show
    Khaled Fahmy: Repressive apparatus including the military determined to defend regime

      February 8, 2011

    Illusions About Egyptian Military Can Damage Movement
    REPLAY: Gilbert Achcar: Ordinary soldiers may be with the democratic movement, but high command is at the core of the regime

      February 8, 2011

    Interview: Egypt's Foreign Minister
    Channel 4: Egypt's Foreign Minister says there is no possibility of Mubarak standing down before elections in September 2011

      February 8, 2011

    "The World Should Keep Watching"
    Thousands continue to protest across Egypt and remain determined

      February 7, 2011

    Testimonies From Tahrir Square
    Egyptians talk about their experiences and expectations on "Day of Departure"

      February 4, 2011

    Testimonies From Egyptians
    Egyptians discuss their expectations on "Day of Departure"

      February 4, 2011

    Many Wounded But Spirits Remain High
    Protesters remain in Tahrir Square despite government attempts to de-escalate situation

      October 3, 14

    Cairo Intifada
    A report on the non-violent movements for Mubarak's ouster

      October 3, 14

    The US is Financing my Oppression
    Voices from Liberation Square in Cairo

      February 3, 2011

    Egyptian and Tunisian People vs US Dominance
    Phyllis Bennis: US supported states and regional domination shaken by people's uprisings

      January 29, 2011

    Roots of the Egyptian Revolutionary Moment
    Ezzeldin: Egyptian uprising is the product of years of workers' strikes and student protests - now inspired by the Tunisian people

      January 29, 2011

    President Obama on The Situation in Egypt
    The President speaks out on the protests in Egypt, urging the Egyptian government to show restraint and address the legitimate grievances of the Egyptian people

      October 3, 14

    The Egyptian Army And The Uprising
    Mohammed Ezzeldin: The Egyptian people trust the army over the police, but Mubarak is still commander-in-chief

      January 29, 2011

    Egyptian Uprising And The Middle East
    Amjad Atallah: Egyptian people shaking the foundations of US policy in the Middle East

      January 28, 2011

    Egypt Gripped by Violent Protests
    Chaos as Egyptian police fire teargas to control demonstrators in mass protests in Cairo and Suez following Friday prayers

      October 3, 14

    Police Use Force to Quell Uprising
    Egyptian police escalates the use of force against largely peaceful demonstrations

      October 3, 14

    Protesters in Suez Call For Regime Change
    Protests have erupted in cities across Egypt following Friday midday prayers, with angry demonstrators demanding an end to Hosni Mubarak's 30-year presidency. Tens of thousands of protesters have taken to the streets across the country

      October 3, 14

    Riot Police Clashes With Protesters in Cairo
    Protests have erupted in cities across Egypt following Friday midday prayers, with angry demonstrators demanding an end to Hosni Mubarak's 30-year presidency --Tens of thousands of protesters have taken to the streets across the country

      October 3, 14

    Egypt Prayer Cairo
    Egyptian protesters take time out to pray during protest

      October 3, 14

    Map: Cairo's 'day of wrath'
    Violent protests have spread across the Egyptian capital, Cairo, and other Egyptian cities as tens of thousands of demonstrators intensified their campaign to oust President Hosni Mubarak.

      October 3, 14

    Fresh Protests Erupt in Egypt
    Protests have erupted in cities across Egypt following Friday midday prayers

      October 3, 14

    Hundreds Held in Egypt Protests
    Unprecedented protests are continuing across Egypt, as demonstrators defy a government ban on public gatherings Those on the streets are protesting against the 30-year rule of Hosni Mubarak, the president. Security forces have intensified their crackdown, advancing on crowds with batons, tear gas and even rubber bullets. Police say they have detained more than 800 people across the count

      October 3, 14

    Egypt Protests Spread as Huge Demos Planned
    Egyptian activist tells Channel 4 News "huge" demos are planned for Friday.

      January 28, 2011

    Protests Continue In Tunisia
    Tunisians reject "national unity government" and demand more profound change

      January 27, 2011

    US Supports Mubarak as Thousands Call For His Ouster
    US military support for Egypt used to target domestic dissent

      January 26, 2011

    The Palestine Papers: Refugees' right of return on bargaining table
    Al Jazeera: Palestinian leaders were willing to make major concessions on the issue of the Palestinians' right of return

      January 25, 2011

    Palestinians Fight For Civil Rights And Reject Old Leadership
    Civil rights movement demands economic and political rights, pushes boycott and disinvestment campaign, may demand one person one vote

      October 3, 14

    Palestine Papers Reveal Israel Not Interested In Any Deal
    Amjad Atallah: Leak shows Obama less willing to insist on '67 borders than Bush

      January 25, 2011

    Erekat's solution for the Haram
    The PA's chief negotiator suggested unprecedented compromises on the division of Jerusalem and its holy sites

      January 24, 2011

    "The Biggest Yerushalayim"
    PA offered to concede almost all of East Jerusalem, a historic concession for which Israel offered nothing in return

      January 24, 2011

    The Palestine Papers Pt2
    Al Jazeera obtained more than 1,600 internal documents from a decade of Israeli-Palestinian negotiations

      January 24, 2011

    The Palestine Papers Pt3
    Al Jazeera obtained more than 1,600 internal documents from a decade of Israeli-Palestinian negotiations

      January 24, 2011

    The Palestine Papers Pt 1
    Al Jazeera obtained more than 1,600 internal documents from a decade of Israeli-Palestinian negotiations

      January 24, 2011

    WikiLeaks And Tunisia
    Shehata: Cables reveal US knew extent of Ben Ali's corruption and rights violations but still treated him as an ally

      January 19, 2011

    Tunisian Anger at 'Unity Govt'
    Al Jazeera: New national unity government has been announced in Tunisia

      January 18, 2011

    What Sparked Tunisian Revolution?
    Samer Shehata: A police state exercising total suppression of freedoms is more brittle and open to falling than a semi-authoritarian regime

      January 18, 2011

    Protestors March on Tunis
    Channel 4: Raw video of Tunisian protestors marching in the capital Tunis

      October 3, 14

    Jerusalem's controversial Western Wall
    Al Jazeera: Outrage after Palestinian Authority officials said that the Western Wall of Jerusalem's Temple Mount holds no significance for Jews

      December 22, 2010

    Palestinians' Role in the Peace Process
    Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish: I Shall Not Hate Pt.2

      January 3, 2011

    I Shall Not Hate
    Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish tells the story of the death of his daughters during the Israeli attack on Gaza

      December 29, 2010

    Israel Criticised For Unequal Policies
    Al Jazeera: A new report by Human Rights Watch has slammed Israel's treatment of Palestinian communities in the West Bank

      December 20, 2010

    Kuwait shuts down Al Jazeera office
    Al Jazeera: Kuwaiti authorities have closed down the office of the Al Jazeera news channel in Kuwait City

      December 15, 2010

    Egyptians Denounce Political Repression
    Reed Lindsay reports from Egypt and speaks to Egyptian workers about recent elections

      December 14, 2010

    Egyptian Elections Elaborate Political Theater
    Reed Lindsay reports from Egypt: Opposition united in denouncing runoff elections as a sham

      December 11, 2010

    Canada-Israel: The Other Special Relationship
    Seen as an honest-broker in the Israel-Palestinian conflict, Canada has become one of Israel's most fervent supporters.

      October 3, 14

    Votes for Sale in Egyptian Election
    Reed Lindsay reports from Egypt on accusations of wide spread fraud and vote manipulation in Egyptian elections

      October 3, 14

    Israel Demolishes Mosque
    Al Jazeera: Israeli forces have demolished a mosque and several other buildings in the northern Jordan valley

      November 26, 2010

    View From Above: Hajj AJE Web Exclusive
    Al Jazeera gets a rare glimpse into the sacred sites of the Hajj in Saudi Arabia, from the sky

      November 22, 2010

    This House Would Prefer Money to Free Elections
    The Doha Debates ask whether people prefer to make money and leave politics to the elite

      November 25, 2010

    The Only Realistic Choice - A Better Occupation?
    Israel: A refuge or a colonial project? Pt.7 Israeli historian Tom Segev

      April 8, 2011

    Religious and Racist Extremism Will Block Agreement
    Israel: A refuge or a colonial project? Pt.6 Israeli historian Tom Segev

      November 17, 2010

    Chomsky on Palestine and Israel
    Noam Chomsky: What needs to be done has been clear for decades

      October 3, 14

    Chomsky on US Global Policy
    Chomsky: US still wants to dominate but cannot order other big powers as it pleases; Iran war threat is real

      November 21, 2010

    Skepticism Surrounds Jordan Polls
    Al Jazeera: Jordanians are making their choice for a new parliament on Tuesday

      November 10, 2010

    Negotiations and Military Struggle
    Politics of Palestinian Resistance Pt.3 Souheil El-Natour: Armed struggle should not target civilians

      October 3, 14

    Republican Victory and US Afghan Iran Policy
    Robert Naiman: War critics defeated, Republican hawks control House; Libertarians a wild card

      November 14, 2010

    France is Right To Ban The Veil - A Debate
    The Doha Debates

      October 24, 2010

    Helen Thomas on Her Resignation and Middle East
    Thomas: Israel should get out of Occupied Territories; White House Correspondents Assoc. out of line

      November 15, 2010

    Anger at Israel's Controversial Oath
    Al Jazeera: Israel's Arab community has been angered by the government's proposal

      October 13, 2010

    Israel Requires New 'Oath of Allegiance'
    Knesset will vote on new citizenship law requiring a loyalty oath to a Jewish and democratic state"

      October 12, 2010

    IDF Soldier Belly Dances Beside Bound Palestinian
    Newsy: Video of an Israeli soldier dancing around a bound female prisoner causes outrage

      October 9, 2010

    "Conversations with Terrorists"
    Reese Erlich: All violence against the U.S. is being defined as "terrorism"

      October 23, 2010

    Gideon Levy on Peace Process Game
    Talks between Israel and PA postponed past US midterm elections despite alleged US concessions

      October 3, 14

    Israeli Navy Intercepts Gaza-Bound Aid Ship
    Newsy: A small boat headed to Gaza, carrying nine Jewish aid workers was apprehended peacefully by IDF

      September 30, 2010

    UN: Israel Executed Flotilla Activists
    Gareth Porter: UN Fact-Finding Mission Says Israelis "Executed" US Citizen Furkan Dogan

      September 30, 2010

    East Jerusalem clash turns deadly
    Al Jazeera: A Palestinian has been killed after a Jewish settlement guard opened fire at a group of men

      September 24, 2010

    Gaza-Bound Convoy Leaves UK
    Bashi: While Israel eased Gaza closure, only 40% of imports enter, and export is banned

      September 23, 2010

    Gaza-Bound Convoy Leaves UK
    Bashi: While Israel eased Gaza closure, only 40% of imports enter, and export is banned

      September 23, 2010

    The Int'l Effort to Criminalize War
    Debate about "crime of aggression" at conference of jurists from international tribunals

      September 19, 2010

    Palestinians Lack Rights in Lebanon
    Politics of Palestinian Resistance Pt.2 with Souheil El-Natour

      September 28, 2010

    POLITICS OF PALESTINIAN RESISTANCE
    El-Natour: Palestinian resistance more than Fatah and Hamas

      October 3, 14

    ABBAS ISOLATED IN MID-EAST TALKS
    Buttu: Mahmoud Abbas has little support from the Palestinian public for the negotiations

      October 3, 14

    Identity and the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict
    Israel: A refuge or a colonial project? Pt.5 Israeli historian Tom Segev

      November 16, 2010

    1967:THE WAR THAT TRANSFORMED THE MIDDLE EAST
    Israel: A refuge or a colonial project? Pt.4 Israeli historian Tom Segev

      September 7, 2010

    1948 EXPULSION OF PALESTINIANS REMAINS OPEN WOUND
    Israel: A refuge or a colonial project Pt.3 Israeli historian Tom Segev

      September 6, 2010

    ZIONISM PROMISED EUROPEAN MIDDLE EAST STRONGHOLD
    A refuge or a colonial project Pt.2 Israeli historian Tom Segev

      September 5, 2010

    ISRAEL: A REFUGE OR COLONIAL PROJECT?
    Israeli historian Tom Segev on the founding of the state of Israel

      August 31, 2010

    RISE OF PALESTINIAN CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT
    Should people boycott Israel? Pt.5 Omar Barghouti

      September 4, 2010

    IS SOME CRITIQUE OF ISRAEL ANTISEMITIC?
    Should people boycott Israel? Pt.4 Omar Barghouti

      September 3, 2010

    THE FATAH HAMAS SPLIT
    SHOULD PEOPLE BOYCOTT ISRAEL? Pt.3 Omar Barghouti

      September 1, 2010

    THE FATAH HAMAS SPLIT
    Should people boycott Israel? Pt.3 Omar Barghouti

      September 1, 2010

    Has Israel Moved to the Right?
    Should people boycott Israel? Pt.2 with Omar Barghouti

      August 31, 2010

    ISRAEL'S IMMIGRANT CHILDREN FIGHT DEPORTATION
    BBC: More than 1,000 children born in Israel to migrant workers face deportation from the country.

      August 24, 2010

    Should People Boycott Israel?
    Omar Barghouti explains the aims of the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement

      August 29, 2010

    Should People Boycott Israel?
    Omar Barghouti explains the aims of the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement

      August 29, 2010

    UN PRAISES ISRAEL FOR WAR INVESTIGATIONS
    UN Secy Gen Ban Ki-Moon issued his 2nd assessment of Israel's investigations into its 2008 Gaza attack

      August 23, 2010

    DIRECT ISRAELI-PALESTINIAN PEACE TALKS
    AlJazeera: After months of indirect negotiations, leaders plan to launch direct peace talks in September

      August 21, 2010

    PALESTINIANS DENIED MOSQUE ACCESS
    Al Jazeera: During Ramadan thousands of Palestinians denied access from Al Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem

      August 16, 2010

    RUSSIA'S WHEAT BAN HITS EGYPT HARD
    Al Jazeera: A major drought in Russia means Egyptians face the risk of missing their daily bread

      August 12, 2010

    IS ISRAEL AN APARTHEID STATE?
    Journalist Jonathan Cook and Israeli human rights lawyer Michael Sfard on apartheid & Israel

      August 17, 2010

    KHADR GITMO TRIAL BEGINS THIS WEEK
    Carol Rosenberg: Khadr claims confession result of gang rape threat as trial begins in Guantanamo

      August 9, 2010

    ISRAEL'S PR WAR
    Escalating criticism of Israel led its security establishment to declare a PR war on "delegitimization"

      August 3, 2010

    Israel cracks down on dissent
    Al Jazeera: Human Rights Watch is reporting a crackdown on political activists who criticize Israel

      July 29, 2010

    ISRAEL AND ECONOMIC "WARFARE"
    Israeli parliament passes first of three readings illegalizing boycott activism or advocacy

      October 3, 14

    ISRAEL DESTROYS PALESTINIAN HOMES
    Israeli authorities demolish seven homes in different Palestinian neighbourhoods of East Jerusalem

      July 15, 2010

    THE BOYCOTT ISRAEL MOVEMENT
    Political economy of Israel's occupation Pt.7 - Hever on the reasons for boycotting Israel

      July 15, 2010

    Israel's Elite and the Far Right
    Political economy of Israel's occupation Pt6 - Hever: Israel sells itself as 'frontline' against Islam

      July 14, 2010

    ONE STATE OR TWO, THERE SHOULD BE ECONOMIC JUSTICE
    The political economy of Israel's occupation Pt.5- The only state now is Israel, it has obligations

      July 13, 2010

    The Political Economy of Israel's Occupation
    Hever: 18 families control 60% of the equity value of all companies in Israel

      July 6, 2010

    Egypt's ElBaradei attends anti-torture protest
    AlJazeera: ElBaradei has given calls for constitutional reform new momentum in Egypt

      June 26, 2010

    Why Did Israel Attack Lebanon in 2006? Pt.11
    Traboulsi: Invasion supposed to be a victory in "war on terrorism"

      July 15, 2010

    A Defining Moment of the 2006 War in Lebanon Pt.12
    Traboulsi: People watched on TV as a Hezbollah rocket hit Israeli ship

      July 16, 2010

    WHY DID ISRAEL ATTACK LEBANON IN 2006?
    The modern history of Lebanon Pt.11- Traboulsi: Invasion supposed to be a victory in "war on terrorism"

      July 15, 2010

    A DEFINING MOMENT OF THE 2006 WAR IN LEBANON
    Modern history of Lebanon Pt.12- Traboulsi: People watched on TV as a Hezbollah rocket hit Israeli ship

      July 16, 2010

    RATIONAL AND IRRATIONAL ZIONISM
    The political economy of Israel's occupation Pt4- Shir Hever on the moderates and the right

      July 12, 2010

    THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF ISRAEL'S OCCUPATION Pt.3
    Israeli elite profited through privatization of public assets - workers are asked to sacrifice

    THE RISING NON-VIOLENT MOVEMENT IN PALESTINE Pt.2
    A speech by Dr. Mustafa Barghouti on Palestinian political dynamics and Middle East peace.

      October 3, 14

    THE RISING NON-VIOLENT MOVEMENT IN PALESTINE
    A speech by Dr. Mustafa Barghouti on Palestinian political dynamics and Middle East peace.

      July 19, 2010

    Easing of Gaza siege 'not enough'
    Al Jazeera: Israel's critics and humanitarian groups say that the easing of the blockade is not enough.

      June 22, 2010

    THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF ISRAEL'S OCCUPATION Pt.2
    Shir Hever: Israel inflates national security concerns in order to invalidate labor and class disputes

    Israel's siege of Gaza
    Al Jazeera: The siege has forced Gazans to rely on supplies smuggled through tunnels from Egypt

      June 18, 2010

    New raw video of Israeli Attack on Gaza Flotilla
    From Cultures of Resistance 15 minutes of raw footage smuggled out of Israel.

      June 10, 2010

    Anger continues in Turkish street
    AlJazeera: The dead from the recent raid by Israel on an aid flotilla have been returned to Turkey

      June 6, 2010

    Israel boards another Gaza aid boat
    AlJazeera: Israeli troops have boarded another aid ship bound for the Gaza Strip

      June 6, 2010

    Demonstrations in London against Israeli raid
    AlJazeera: Protestors have marched across Central London in response to Israel's raid

      June 6, 2010

    Footage of Gaza aid flotilla protests in France
    Al Jazeera: Rallies have been held in the center of Paris against the deadly Israeli raid

      June 6, 2010

    Channel 4: Gaza Blockade Under Pressure
    Channel 4: There could be concessions from Israel on the Gaza Strip aid blockade

      June 6, 2010

    Gaza blockade under pressure
    Channel 4: There could be concessions from Israel on the Gaza Strip aid blockade

      June 6, 2010

    Palestinian refugees in Lebanon denied rights
    Traboulsi: Palestinian refugees in Lebanon are not allowed in most professions, denied many civil rights

      June 13, 2010

    REPLAY: How Israel planned the Flotilla attack
    As the MV Rachel Corrie ship is dragged to Israel, TRNN investigates Israel's plan for Flotilla attack

      October 3, 14

    REPLAY: How Israel planned the Flotilla attack
    As the MV Rachel Corrie ship is dragged to Israel, TRNN investigates Israel's plan for Flotilla attack

      October 3, 14

    How Israel planned the Flotilla attack
    As the MV Rachel Corrie ship is dragged to Israel, TRNN investigates Israel's plan for Flotilla attack

      October 3, 14

    Interview with Hamas (3/3)
    TRNN Replay: Recorded in April, 2010 in Beirut, Hamas representative Usamah Hamdan: If Israel withdraws to '67 borders it would start a process that could include everyone

      June 4, 2010

    Israel deports Gaza ship activists after raid
    Ch 4 interviews members of Gaza aid boat as pressure on Israel to lift blockade builds

      June 3, 2010

    Interview with Hamas (2/3)
    TRNN Replay: A three part series recorded in April, 2010 in Beirut, Hamas representative Usamah Hamdan on the targeting of civilians in the Palestinian Israeli conflict

      June 3, 2010

    Interview with Hamas (1/3)
    TRNN Replay: A three part series recorded in April, 2010 Hamas representative Usamah Hamdan discusses negotiation and recognition

      October 3, 14

    Glenn Greenwald: Israel Out of Legal, Moral Bounds
    MSNBC: Constitutional Lawyer challenges Elliot Spitzer over Israeli Assault on Humanitarian Activists

      June 1, 2010

    Anger in Turkey over Israeli flotilla raid
    Al Jazeera: Thousands have taken to the streets to express their anger over Israel's deadly raid

      June 1, 2010

    Gaza Convoy update
    Al Jazeera coverage of Israeli raid on the aid flotilla bound for Gaza

      June 1, 2010

    Prime Minister Erdogan condemns Israeli raid
    Turkish prime minister calls IDF's operation against flotilla to Gaza 'massacre','state terror','piracy'

      June 1, 2010

    Israel detains Gaza flotilla passengers
    AlJazeera: After the Israeli raid on the aid flotilla bound for Gaza,500 passengers remain locked up

      June 1, 2010

    Inside Story: A look into the aid flotilla attac
    AlJazeera coverage of Israeli raid on the aid flotilla bound for Gaza

      June 1, 2010

    UN tells Israel: release boats, free passengers
    Channel 4 quotes Israeli spokesman Mark Regev: The blockade is a "legitimate tool"

      June 1, 2010

    Hezbollah and the modern history of Lebanon Pt.10
    Traboulsi: Hezbollah joins the Lebanese political system - but keeps their arms

      June 18, 2010

    Hezbollah and the Modern History of Lebanon Pt.10
    Traboulsi: Hezbollah joins the Lebanese political system - but keeps their arms

      June 18, 2010

    Storming of Gaza aid convoy
    AlJazeera: Israeli commandos armed with guns attacked with lethal force

      May 31, 2010

    World condemns Israel raid on Gaza aid convoy
    AlJazeera: People all over the world have protested against Israel's attack on an aid-carrying convoy

      May 31, 2010

    Raw Video: DC Groups Protest Over Israeli Raid
    AP: Dozens of people outraged by a deadly Israeli commando raid on ships taking humanitarian aid

      May 31, 2010

    Israeli Naval Raid Sparks Global Outrage
    AP: There have been demonstrations across the world in protest at Israel's attack on an aid flotilla

      May 31, 2010

    REPLAY: Response in Israel to aid ship attack
    Israeli officials and media say attack on Gaza flotilla that left nearly 20 dead was in self-defense

      June 1, 2010

    REPLAY: Response in Israel to aid ship attack
    Israeli officials and media say attack on Gaza flotilla that left nearly 20 dead was in self-defense

      June 1, 2010

    Response in Israel to aid ship attack
    Israeli officials and media say attack on Gaza flotilla that left nearly 20 dead was in self-defense

      June 1, 2010

    At least 10 dead in Israeli raid
    EuroNews: At least 10 people are reported to have been killed in a raid by Israeli commandos on convoy

      May 31, 2010

    Israel's Gaza PR offensive
    Al Jazeera: PR campaign that Gazans can eat out in fancy restaurants and have no need of aid.

      May 31, 2010

    20 killed, Israel attacks Gaza aid fleet Pt2
    Press TV coverage of Gaza aid convoy

      May 31, 2010

    20 killed, Israel attacks Gaza aid fleet Pt1
    Press TV coverage of Gaza aid convoy

      May 31, 2010

    Gaza aid convoy
    Coverage from Gaza aid convoy

      May 31, 2010

    16 reported killed in Gaza aid flotilla
    AlJazeera: Israel attacks Gaza aid flotilla - 16 activists killed

      May 31, 2010

    Israeli navy storms Gaza aid ship
    Al Jazeera: Israeli military opens fire on convoy of aid ships trying to break Gaza blockade

      May 31, 2010

    TRNN Exclusive: The man that "shoed" Bush Pt.4
    Al-Zaidi: Pro-US Iraqi politicians are working with US to create conditions to extend occupation

      May 31, 2010

    Gaza flotilla due to leave southern Turkey
    Al Jazeera: Three boats will form part of a flotilla hoping to break the siege of Gaza to leave Turkey

      May 29, 2010

    TRNN Exclusive: The man that "shoed" Bush Pt.3
    al-Zaidi: Under US pressure, Iraqi media covered up my torture and supporters were arrested

      May 28, 2010

    TRNN Exclusive: The man that "shoed" Bush Pt.2
    al-Zaidi: Beatings ended when my brother organized protests, but I was kept in solitary confinement

      May 23, 2010

    TRNN Exclusive: The man that "shoed" Bush
    Muntadhar Al-Zaidi from Beirut: I expected to be killed the day I threw my shoes at Bush

      May 22, 2010

    Iraqi workers and occupation Pt. 2
    Amjad Ali: Leaders of factions on the verge of civil war but the people will not participate

      May 22, 2010

    Iraqi workers and occupation Pt. 3
    Amjad Ali: Next stage of US occupation - economic colonization of Iraq led by the IMF

      May 24, 2010

    Iraqi workers and occupation Pt. 4
    Amjad Ali: The Iraqi Freedom Congress wants to expel US forces and dismantle US created institutions

      May 28, 2010

    Speaking to Israelis on the Nakba
    For this year's Nakba Day, May 15th, TRNN asks Israelis what they know about the history of '48.

      May 19, 2010

    Hezbollah and the modern history of Lebanon Pt.9
    Fawwaz Traboulsi: Hezbollah emerges as main resistance against Israeli occupation of Lebanon

      June 12, 2010

    Hezbollah and the Modern History of Lebanon Pt.9
    Fawwaz Traboulsi: Hezbollah emerges as main resistance against Israeli occupation of Lebanon

      June 12, 2010

    Palestinians mark 'Naqba'
    AlJazeera - Palestinians across the world mark 62nd anniversary of Naqba

      May 15, 2010

    Hezbollah and the Modern History of Lebanon Pt.8
    Traboulsi: Syria ends the civil war and elite families get richer

      May 14, 2010

    Hezbollah and the modern history of Lebanon Pt.8
    Traboulsi: Syria ends the civil war and elite families get richer

      May 14, 2010

    Hezbollah and the Modern History of Lebanon Pt.7
    Traboulsi: In 80's Lebanon descends into bloody civil war as militias fight for control

      May 13, 2010

    Hezbollah and the modern history of Lebanon Pt.7
    Traboulsi: In 80's Lebanon descends into bloody civil war as militias fight for control

      May 13, 2010

    Hezbollah and the Modern History of Lebanon Pt.6
    Traboulsi on the expulsion of the PLO and the start of a Lebanese resistance to Israeli occupation

      May 12, 2010

    Hezbollah and the modern history of Lebanon Pt6
    Traboulsi on the expulsion of the PLO and the start of a Lebanese resistance to Israeli occupation

      May 12, 2010

    Israel lifts gag order on new arrests
    Two Israeli activist leaders of Palestinian origin were secretly arrested in recent weeks.

      May 11, 2010

    Indirect talks begin in Middle East
    U.S. envoy to Middle East, George Mitchell, begins shuttling between Ramallah and Jerusalem Friday.

      May 7, 2010

    The Video that Bradley Manning says Pushed Him to Upload to Wikileaks
    Josh Stieber, a member of the army company that came upon the Iraqis murdered by the US helicopter crew, discusses the Wikileaks video and army training that makes killing civilians acceptable

      May 12, 2010

    Hezbollah and the Modern History of Lebanon Pt.5
    Traboulsi on the buildup towards the 1982 Israeli invasion of Lebanon

      May 9, 2010

    Hezbollah and the modern history of Lebanon Pt5
    Traboulsi on the buildup towards the 1982 Israeli invasion of Lebanon

      May 9, 2010

    Can Obama make "peace" in the Middle East
    Doha Debates takes on the potential for a US brokered deal in the Middle East

      May 7, 2010

    Hezbollah and the Modern History of Lebanon Pt.4
    Traboulsi on why conflict in Lebanon became so violent

      May 6, 2010

    Hezbollah and the modern history of Lebanon Pt.4
    Traboulsi on why conflict in Lebanon became so violent

      May 6, 2010

    Palestinian village inspires popular movement
    Political leaders from all major Palestinian parties endorse grassroots struggle at Bil'in conference.

      April 28, 2010

    Hezbollah and the Modern History of Lebanon Pt.3
    Traboulsi on the roots of militias and the bloody civil war in Lebanon

      May 4, 2010

    Hezbollah and the modern history of Lebanon Pt3
    Traboulsi on the roots of militias and the bloody civil war in Lebanon

      May 4, 2010

    Hezbollah and the Modern History of Lebanon Pt.2
    Traboulsi on the PLO, Hezbollah and the roots of sectarian struggle in Lebanon

      May 1, 2010

    Hezbollah and the modern history of Lebanon Pt2
    Traboulsi on the PLO, Hezbollah and the roots of sectarian struggle in Lebanon

      May 1, 2010

    Hezbollah and the Modern History of Lebanon Pt.1
    Traboulsi: Wealthy elites directly control government, indebted the state to their own banks

      April 30, 2010

    Hezbollah and the modern history of Lebanon
    Traboulsi: Wealthy elites directly control government, indebted the state to their own banks

      April 30, 2010

    Israel attempts to maintain order
    Gil Hoffman, Jerusalem Post, defends new Israeli regulations in West Bank

      April 13, 2010

    On the border Pt7
    Warschawski: Netanyahu allied with US neo-cons who believe in permanent war - conflict with Obama real

      April 13, 2010

    On the border Pt8
    Warschawski: The Middle East and the next decade - the unipolar world ends and economic crisis deepens

      April 14, 2010

    Israeli ID order set to criminalize Palestinians
    Al Jazeera:Thousands of Palestinians living in the West Bank may soon be evicted or face criminal charge

      April 12, 2010

    On the border Pt.6
    Warschawski: Settlements around Jerusalem intended to make it a Jewish city

      April 12, 2010

    Israel's shock doctrine
    OECD finds Israel has biggest poverty rate of developed world. Economists blame neo liberal reforms.

      April 11, 2010

    On the border Pt5
    Warschawski: In '67 army was told to carve out a Jerusalem with few Palestinians

      April 10, 2010

    On the border Pt.1
    Report from the Middle East: M. Warschawski on growing up in Jerusalem.

      April 5, 2010

    On the border Pt.2
    Report from the Middle East: What happened to the Israeli peace movement?

      April 6, 2010

    On the border Pt.3
    Report from Middle East: Warschawski - Racist rhetoric and measures are now part of Israeli mainstream

      April 8, 2010

    On the border Pt.4
    M. Warschawski: The Wall is a symbol of a philosophy that seeks a state as ethnically pure as possible

      October 3, 14

    Activist leaders targeted in E.Jerusalem
    Police target activist leaders who protest settler takeovers in Sheikh Jarrah (E.J'slem) in recent weeks

      October 3, 14

    Fatah vs Hamas debate
    Doha Debates features Fatah and Hamas debating reconciliation and the future of the resistance

      March 26, 2010

    Live Israeli fire suspected in Palestinian deaths
    Al Jazeera: Israeli soldiers killed two Palestinian youths on Saturday

      March 24, 2010

    Palestinian teens killed as tensions rise
    Four Palestinian youth were killed this weekend in the West Bank. Army deny live ammo despite evidence

      March 24, 2010

    Israeli diplomat 'to be expelled' in passport row
    Channel4: UK passports used by agents who are alleged to have assassinated a Hamas commander in Dubai

      October 3, 14

    Clashes with Israeli forces in West Bank
    France 24 coverage of West Bank

      March 22, 2010

    UN's Ban Ki-moon calls on Israel to end blockade
    ITN: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has arrived in Gaza where he calls on Israel to lift its blockade

      March 22, 2010

    Untangling the US-Israel row
    Al Jazeera coverage of US - Israel relations

      March 22, 2010

    Undercover Police in Jerusalem Protests
    Actions in Jerusalem against military closures and settler provocations met with police repression

      March 18, 2010

    The fight against Israeli "impunity"
    How universal jurisdiction is used as a tool to bring to court Israeli leaders accused of war crimes

      March 12, 2010

    Replay: The fight against Israeli "impunity"
    How universal jurisdiction is used as a tool to bring to court Israeli leaders accused of war crimes

      March 12, 2010

    Guantanamo update
    Bengali: Cleared of crimes or lack of evidence, many prisoners continue to be held in Guantanamo

      March 19, 2010

    How Western anti-Muslim bigotry became respectable
    Geopolitics of the anti-Muslim campaign Pt.3

      March 10, 2010

    HOW WESTERN ANTI-MUSLIM BIGOTRY BECAME RESPECTABLE
    The historic roots of a newly resilient ideology

      March 5, 2010

    Russell tribunal says sanction Israel
    Russell Tribunal on Palestine concludes the EU should sanction Israel until violations stop

      March 8, 2010

    Hebron Palestinians protest closures
    For five consecutive days Palestinians in Hebron protest closures and Israeli new Heritage plan

      February 28, 2010

    Palestinians tear segregation barrier
    In weekly Friday protest in Bi'lin, Palestinian territories, thousands tear through segregation barrier

      October 3, 14

    Ratner on Israeli apartheid Pt.2
    Ratner: Building settlements in occupied territories with US support is illegal and unacceptable

      February 16, 2010

    Ratner on Israeli apartheid Pt.1
    Michael Ratner reports on his recent visit to the West Bank

      February 15, 2010

    The Goldstone Report returns
    Israel, Palestinians conduct "disappointing" investigations of war crimes' allegations, UN responds

      February 12, 2010

    Yemen, the real conflict
    Poverty, dictatorship & suppression of socialist movement till soil for extremist forces

      February 1, 2010

    Yemen, the real conflict Pt.2
    Walid Al-Saqaf: Yemen govt and US use fight against al-Qaeda to target opposition movement in South

      February 13, 2010

    Inside Israeli land grabs
    TRNN speaks to settlers, Palestinians, and experts to understand land confiscation in OP

      January 28, 2010

    Israel's assassination policy
    TRNN interviews relatives of recently assassinated men in Nablus, Occupied Palestinian Territories

      January 20, 2010

    Gaza freedom march looking ahead
    Medea Benjamin: Cairo declaration will lead to more international actions in support of people of Gaza

      January 17, 2010

    Yemeni villagers blame sheikh for displacing them
    Inside Yemen: Hundreds of Yemeni villagers say they have been evicted by a well connected local sheikh

      January 12, 2010

    More Solidarity Marches with Gaza
    Protests in Israel and Egypt mark the first anniversary since Israel's attack on Gaza last winter

      January 6, 2010

    Gaza Freedom March in Israel
    International, Israeli, and Palestinian activists demonstrate around Gaza against Israeli imposed siege

      January 1, 2010

    Gaza Freedom March
    Paul Jay talks to Sam Husseini in Cairo, Egypt

      December 30, 2009

    Montazeri's death and Iranian democracy
    Hashemi: Montazeri was a driving force for democratizing the Iranian Islamic Revolution

      December 23, 2009

    Israeli repression wave targets activists
    Israel's recent wave of repression led to arrest of Jamal Juma', coordinator of Stop the Wall Campaign.

      December 22, 2009

    A "game changer" in the Middle East
    Haddad: Israel's prisoner exchange with HAMAS will release much of the Palestinian political leadership.

      October 3, 14

    Israel's "settlement freeze"
    Haddad: Negotiations because of Israel's partial settlement "freeze" would be political suicide for PA

      December 8, 2009

    Gideon Levy on the "peace process" Pt.2
    Levy: Israel is pushing for negotiations but it doesn't plan on seriously implementing anything.

      December 4, 2009

    Gideon Levy on Israel's addiction
    Levy: Israel is in a "coma" and needs outside help to get over its addiction to the occupation

      December 4, 2009

    Debating release of the accused Lockerbie bomber
    The Doha Debates focus on the early release of the Lockerbie bomber to Libya

      November 14, 2009

    Iran, 30 years after occupying the US Embassy
    Nader Hashemi on the latest protests in Iran

      November 8, 2009

    Israel: Remote control occupation?
    Baum: New technologies are allowing Israel to maintain control over its occupation remotely

      November 7, 2009

    Goldstone challenges US over Gaza report Pt 2
    Justice Richard Goldstone challenges US government to justify its claims that his findings are flawed

      October 31, 2009

    Clinton, Goldstone and true cost of the occupation
    Hever: The Israeli government is hiding the true cost of the occupation even from itself

      November 2, 2009

    New Jewish lobby hits Washington scene
    J Street which opposes Jewish settlements and advocates a Palestinian state, holds first conference

      October 27, 2009

    Goldstone challenges US over Gaza report
    Justice Richard Goldstone challenges US government to justify its claims that his findings are flawed

      October 22, 2009

    Attack on Syria cover up
    Erlich: The US massacre at al-Sukkariya, Syria in 2008 was a clear violation of international law

      October 21, 2009

    Terrorist attack in Iran
    Erlich: CIA could be fuelling ethnic unrest, but that does not mean they are behind "Green" protests

      October 23, 2009

    D'Escoto Pt.2: On Palestine and the UN
    Outgoing General Assembly prez tells niece, after UN inaction on Gaza, "I feel like I'm in a cesspool"

      October 3, 14

    Richard Falk on Palestine and Goldstone report
    Richard Falk, on the situation in the occupied Palestinian territories

      October 3, 14

    Prosecuting Israel for war crimes
    Deputy Prosecutor of Int'l Criminal Court discusses the Palestinian Authority appeal to join the court.

      September 4, 2009

    Israelis restrict Palestinians' water supply
    World Bank report: Israelis have access to four times as much water as Palestinians due to restrictions

      August 24, 2009

    Homeless in East Jerusalem
    On Aug 2 Israeli police evicted Palestinian families from E. Jerusalem, but could the reverse happen?

      August 15, 2009

    The Downing Street memo Pt.1
    McGovern: It's there in black and white - The intelligence and facts are being fixed around the policy

      August 8, 2009

    The Downing Street memo Pt.2
    Ray McGovern: The "Memo" shows a premeditated war of aggression with intent to deceive

      August 10, 2009

    Who Profits From Israeli Occupation?
    Boycotted by activists, the Israeli company AHAVA is backed by one of Israel's most powerful families

      August 11, 2009

    White House backtracks over Ahmadinejad
    As protests continue in Iran,the White House has made it clear it has not yet fully accepted Ahmadinejad

      August 6, 2009

    Controversy plagues West Bank conference
    Day two of Fatah conference was dominated by infighting and controversy.

      August 6, 2009

    Defiant Ahmadinejad sworn in as president
    Iran's president begins his second term of office appealing for unity, denouncing foreign interference

      August 6, 2009

    Iran/China and the New Silk Road
    Pepe Escobar revisits the New Great Game, Pt.3

      August 6, 2009

    Iran/China and the New Silk Road
    Pepe Escobar revisits the New Great Game, Pt.4

      August 7, 2009

    Iran/Russia - a deadly embrace Pt.2
    Pepe Escobar revisits the New Great Game

      August 5, 2009

    Iran/Russia - a deadly embrace Pt.1
    Pepe Escobar revisits the New Great Game

      August 4, 2009

    Iran election protesters on trial
    Iran tries leading protesters for attempting to topple the clerical establishment

      August 2, 2009

    Israeli soldiers told to open fire and don't ask
    Israeli human rights organization Breaking the Silence has collected revealing testimonies from soldiers

      July 26, 2009

    Mehdi army provide Baghdad security
    Baghdad neighborhood of Sadr city has been transformed

      October 3, 14

    Struggle within Iranian elite continues
    Large number of protestors in streets as Rafsanjani calls for unity and challenges Supreme Leader

      July 18, 2009

    Grand Ayatollah:System based on force illegitimate
    Part 2 of Nader Hashemi on Iranian Grand Ayatollah Montazeri's fatwa

      October 3, 14

    Grand Ayatollah:System based on force illegitimate
    Iranian Grand Ayatollah Montazeri suggests Supreme Leader illegitimate, urges people to fight oppress;

      October 3, 14

    Iran: Inside the protests
    People and Power: A unique look inside the protests in Iran

      July 11, 2009

    History Repeats: Iran Uprising's 10th Anniversary
    Thursday marked the 10th anniversary of the student uprising that rocked the Islamic Republic in 1999

      July 11, 2009

    10th anniversary of Iran's student uprising Pt.2
    Babak Yektafar: Silence of many clerics and Mousavi's defiance shows struggle within elite is fierce

      July 11, 2009

    10th anniversary of Iran's student uprising
    Babak Yektafar: The roots of current crisis are found at the very beginning of the Islamic Revolution

      October 3, 14

    Full Spectrum Dominance and Iran Pt.2
    Was the recent uprising in Iran a "colored revolution," a genuine movement for democracy - or both?

      July 7, 2009

    Most Iraqis want US troops out now
    Mike Tharp: Most Iraqis regard the US troops as occupiers, some Americans talk about staying longer

      July 4, 2009

    Full Spectrum Dominance Pt.1
    William Engdahl on his book Full Spectrum Dominance: Totalitarian Democracy in the New World Order

      July 6, 2009

    Mousavi says government 'illegitimate'
    Mir Hossein Mousavi brazen in his defiance; Iranian gov says it's another "US colored revolution'

      July 2, 2009

    Iraq's oil auction "goes bust"?
    As US forces withdraw from the urban areas in Iraq, the government conducts an elaborate oil auction

      July 1, 2009

    Requiem for a revolution
    Pepe Escobar: Understanding the mullahs, the Guards and the street

      June 30, 2009

    Iran not a Twitter Revolution
    Erlich: Uprising crosses all classes, it's neither result of Internet access nor CIA involvement

      July 7, 2009

    Iranian cleric calls for punishment without mercy
    Senior Iranian cleric Ayatollah Ahmed Khatami calls to punish leading rioters firmly and without mercy

      June 29, 2009

    Chavez, why?
    Keivan Shamami: Why does Chavez, who opposes neo-liberalism at home, support Ahmadinejad in Iran?

      July 1, 2009

    Iran's third camp Pt2
    Mehdi Kouhestaninejad: The destabilization of Iran is not coming from outside forces

      June 26, 2009

    Violent clashes reported in Tehran
    Karroubi calls government "illegitimate", country's supreme leader says he will not bow to pressure

      October 3, 14

    Iranian protesters face multiple security groups
    Protesters face the Revolutionary Guards and the Basij, a paramilitary group loyal to the government

      October 3, 14

    Struggle in Iran's streets beyond elections
    Mehdi Kouhestaninejad: Iranian unions on streets with youth in protest against regime

      June 24, 2009

    Protests spread in Iran
    Pro-reform demonstrators gathered in central Tehran and other Iranian cities

      June 23, 2009

    Violence on the streets of the Iranian capital
    Iranians continue to protest against an election they believe was stolen

      June 22, 2009

    "Natural growth" of Israeli settlements
    Israeli settlement construction, including "natural growth," obstacle to a two-state solution

      June 22, 2009

    Does US poll rule out fraud in Iran?
    Authors of heavily-quoted poll changed their conclusion to support validity of Ahmadinejad landslide

      June 18, 2009

    Iran in turmoil
    Authorities have agreed to recount some of last week's disputed election results

      June 17, 2009

    Struggle within Iranian elite Pt.2
    Pepe Escobar: Aggressive US and Israeli policy strengthens hand of Iran's Revolutionary Guard

      June 17, 2009

    Revolutionary Guard in charge
    Massive protests as Revolutionary Guard consolidates power, likely to expand economic control

      June 16, 2009

    Netanyahu answers Obama
    Netanyahu supports a "demilitarized" Palestinian state and won't stop existing settlement growth

      June 15, 2009

    Struggle within Iranian elite
    Pepe Escobar: Two camps locked in fierce struggle, as Revolutionary Guard stages an election "coup"

      June 15, 2009

    Iranian Filmmaker says Mousavi was told he won
    Iranian filmmaker Makhmalbaf reports on phone call from Ministry of Internal Affairs to Mousavi HQ

      June 14, 2009

    Ahmadi Big Bang
    Pepe Escobar: Fishy vote count + Guile + Tactics: Why Ahmadinejad won

      June 14, 2009

    Iran election protesters beaten
    Iranian protesters can't believe election results, Mousavi says it's shaking the pillars of the republic

      June 13, 2009

    Iranians protest election results
    Ahmadinejad opponents denounce results as "treason"

      June 13, 2009

    The vote that could change Iran
    Two sections of the Iranian elite face off in critical elections; urban youth might decide the outcome

      June 12, 2009

    Presidential candidates court Iran youth
    Many young Iranians have rejected what they see as the religious fervor of Iran's ruling elite

      June 11, 2009

    Tehran's clash of ideals
    Millions of Iranians prepare to go to the polls in hard-fought presidential elections

      June 11, 2009

    A spirited contest in Iran
    CBC reports what looked like a sure win for President Ahmadinejad has now become a spirited contest

      June 9, 2009

    Iran Presidential debate - Mousavi - Ahmadinejad
    Mousavi accuses Ahmadinejad of creating conditions that lead to dictatorship (watch last 15 minutes)

      June 8, 2009

    Middle East reacts to Obama
    Israeli and Palestinian commentators, analysts, and politicians respond to Obama's Cairo speech

      June 6, 2009

    Nuclear threats and double standards Pt.3
    IAEA's Gustavo Zlauvinen: Israel must join the NPT and get rid of their alleged nuclear weapons

      October 3, 14

    Obama on Iraq, Iran and Israel in Cairo
    President Barack Obama addressed a wide array of issues, in his address to Muslims in Cairo Thursday

      October 3, 14

    Security slipping in Iraq
    Jack Dolan: Broken deals and repression of Sunni militias may be at root of new violence in Iraq

      October 3, 14

    Bibi plays Barack
    Pepe Escobar: Israeli PM tries everything to subvert Obama's priorities

      May 20, 2009

    Peace, Propaganda & The Promised Land
    US Media & The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

      October 3, 14

    Netanyahu addresses AIPAC
    Palestinians say Netanyahu not serious about restarting negotiations

      May 6, 2009

    Baghdad: City of Walls Pt.4: Hope in hell?
    The Guardian: Ghaith Abdul-Ahad finds there is evidence that the killing is still going on

      April 23, 2009

    Obama boycotts anti-racism conference
    President Obama defends decision to boycott UN anti-racism conference - UN replies

      April 20, 2009

    Baghdad: City of Walls, Pt.1: Scars of war
    Guardian: Baghdad wears its scars as a series of giant walls dividing its neighbourhood

      April 19, 2009

    Baghdad: City of Walls, part 2: Crossing the wall
    Guardian: Eight new ghettos divide Baghdad's Shia and Sunni neighbourhoods

      April 20, 2009

    Baghdad: City of Walls, Pt. 3: City of the dead
    Guardian: What legacy will the poison of hatred and violence bequeath Baghdad?

      April 21, 2009

    Betrayed in Iraq
    Leila Fadel: Leaders of Awakening Councils are arrested, tortured and killed by Iraq government

      March 30, 2009

    Israel Only Listens to its Own
    Nissenbaum: Israel's skepticism of UN means it will probably only examine reports from its own soldiers

      March 31, 2009

    Barak joins Netanyahu
    Labor joins Likud in spite of disagreements on the peace process and strong opposition from within

      March 26, 2009

    Gaza war crimes: Medics die trying help casualties
    Guardian: Israeli military says medical staff 'take the risk upon themselves' Pt.3

      March 26, 2009

    Gaza war crimes: Use of human shields
    Guardian: Three teenage Palestinian brothers made to kneel in front of tanks to deter Hamas attacks Pt.2

      March 26, 2009

    Gaza war crimes: Drone plane kills civilians
    Guardian: Cut to pieces: The family drinking tea in a courtyard Pt1

      March 25, 2009

    Iran responds to Obama
    Obama's unprecedented greeting to Iran is met with an unprecedented response by Grand Ayatollah Khamenei

      March 24, 2009

    The American Way of War Pt.3
    Eugene Jarecki: We won't leave Iraq as long as oil is the 'life blood' of our global dominance

      October 3, 14

    Baghdad in a time of cholera
    Matthew Schofield: Baghdad's drinking water is so polluted that an outbreak of cholera is expected

      March 23, 2009

    Buying time in Iraq
    Nancy Youssef : The Pentagon is buying time, waiting to see if they are really getting out of Iraq

      March 21, 2009

    Eight years of failed policy in Afghanistan
    Landay: Without Marshal plan reconstruction effort in Afghanistan US military will be seen as occupiers

      April 6, 2009

    Non-combat combat troops
    Bennis: Rebranding will not change fact that US troops in Iraq will be involved in combat

      March 10, 2009

    The geopolitical fact of Iraq
    Porter: The US will have to leave Iraq to a government that tilts more to Iran than to the US

      March 5, 2009

    Why is Obama leaving 50,000 troops in Iraq? Pt.2
    Porter: Do we want the US to have colonial power in Iraq?

      March 4, 2009

    Why is Obama leaving 50,000 troops in Iraq?
    Porter: Number of troops left in Iraq after Aug '10 throws into doubt the withdrawal itself

      March 3, 2009

    Israel and Hamas reject global arms embargo
    Guardian: Report claims warring parties used rockets and hellfire missiles during civilian attacks

      February 23, 2009

    Will Obama shift US Middle East policy?
    Daniel Levy: Obama needs to use a 'velvet covered hammer' to change Israeli policy Pt.2

      February 19, 2009

    Israel's loyalty oath
    Levy: Israel needs to decide whether it's going to have an ethnocracy or a democracy Pt. 3

      February 20, 2009

    Are generals disputing Iraq pullout?
    Do disagreements amongst top generals and Obama on Iraq pullout represent a more profound debate? Pt. 1

      February 19, 2009

    Israel's parties fight for power
    Daniel Levy discusses the power struggle among Israel's political leaders and Israel's move to the right

      February 18, 2009

    A. Lieberman not 'far right', Pt.2
    Neslen: Plan to remove citizenship from Arab Israelis not just a 'far right' idea

      February 12, 2009

    Whoever forms gov, Israel moves right, pt1
    Neslen: Whether Livni or Bibi form the government, the Knesset has taken a big step to the Right.

      February 11, 2009

    Arab Israelis see no hope in Israeli elections
    Representatives of the Arab Israeli community on the 2009 Israeli elections

      February 10, 2009

    Politics in the Bubble
    Young Tel Avivis have a reputation for being uninterested in politics and problems of Israel

      February 10, 2009

    'The Jewish majority should be afraid'
    Israeli-Arab town is at the centre of a struggle between Israel's far right and its Arab minority

      February 10, 2009

    Wrong side of the fence
    Beni Raz is not a typical settler - he wants to leave, and has founded a movement to make it easier

      February 10, 2009

    In the rubble of Jabal al Rayas
    Gaza families struggling to survive in homemade shelters

      February 17, 2009

    Iran sends first homemade satellite into orbit
    Country launches Omid satellite amid 30th anniversary celebrations of Islamic revolution

      February 5, 2009

    Where now for the Israeli peace movement?
    Peter Beaumont talks to left-wing Israelis about the impact of the Gaza conflict on upcoming elections

      February 7, 2009

    Israel's hardline party widens its appeal
    The Israel Beiteinu (Translation: "Israel Our Home") Party, is now attracting more Israelis than ever.

      February 5, 2009

    Why you should know Gen. Jack Keane
    Porter: Keane key player in campaign to attack Obama's plans to withdraw forces from Iraq

      February 4, 2009

    Petraeus versus the President?
    Gareth Porter: US military leaders are pressuring Obama to cancel his Iraq withdrawal promise

      February 3, 2009

    The letter to Iran
    Pepe Escobar: How the Obama presidency is developing its Iran strategy

      January 30, 2009

    Walls of Iraq
    Leila Fadel peels back the layers on the walls of Iraq Pt.2

      January 31, 2009

    Jimmy Carter on Middle East peace process Pt.2
    Riz Khan discusses the likelihood of a 2-state solution with the former US president

      January 29, 2009

    Jimmy Carter on Middle East peace process Pt.1
    Riz Khan discusses the potential for Middle East peace with the former US president

      January 29, 2009

    Elections in Iraq
    Leila Fadel: Provincial elections could shift the power balance in Iraq as many Iraqis are disenchanted

      January 29, 2009

    Obama's "arc of instability"
    What's behind Obama's charm offensive towards the Muslim world

      January 28, 2009

    Will Obama negotiate with Iran
    Yektafar: Obama says Iran should unclench its fist, but who is avoiding negotiations?

      January 31, 2009

    Obama and global power Pt.1
    John Walcott discusses Gaza and the obstacles to a resolution

      January 27, 2009

    Obama and the Middle East Pt 3
    We ask Lawrence Korb if Obama is willing to change US assumptions about Israel and Palestine

      February 3, 2009

    Obama and the Middle East Pt.2
    We ask Lawrence Korb if Obama is willing to change US assumptions about Israel and Palestine

      January 24, 2009

    Obama and the Middle East Pt.1
    We ask Lawrence Korb if Obama is willing to change US assumptions about Israel and Palestine

      January 24, 2009

    Iran's view of Obama Pt.1
    Babak Yektafar says at this stage most of Iran is taking a wait and see approach

      January 27, 2009

    Iran's view of Obama Pt.2
    Yektafar: The Islamic Republic realises they don't have much strength for all their rhetoric

      January 28, 2009

    Ban Ki-moon outraged at Gaza devastation
    Guardian: UN secretary general visits to see aftermath in Gaza Strip and Sderot in southern Israel

      January 25, 2009

    What will Obama do in Iraq? Pt 2/2
    From Baghdad, Leila Fadel joins Gareth Porter in DC to discuss Obama's message for Middle East

      January 22, 2009

    Evidence of white phosphorus in Gaza
    Guardian: Footage filmed in the village of Khoza'a shows an unidentified incendiary substance

      January 25, 2009

    White phosphorus in Gaza: the victims
    Guardian: A look at the severity of injuries caused by the use of white phosphorus

      January 25, 2009

    The war and Israeli opinion Pt 2
    David Newman: Most Israelis support the attacks on Gaza but public opinion is starting to change

      January 18, 2009

    Gaza lives in ruins
    Guardian: Gazans from Khoza'a near Khan Younis were fired upon and forced to flee their homes

      January 18, 2009

    Gaza ceasefire negotiations
    Hamas and Israel consider ceasefire proposal as Israel steps up campaign

      January 17, 2009

    Phosphorus bombs in Gaza the evidence
    Guardian: Dr Ahmed Almi from the al-Nasser hospital describes serious injuries and chemical burns

      October 3, 14

    The war and Israeli opinion Pt 1
    David Newman: Most Israelis support the attacks on Gaza but public opinion is starting to change

      January 18, 2009

    Gaza and the Palestinian Authority
    George Rishmawi: The PA is not doing enough to oppose the invasion or lobby on the international level

      January 17, 2009

    Gaza conflict: Day 19
    Guardian: UN secretary general reiterates call for ceasefire, northern Israel under fire from Lebanon

      January 14, 2009

    Israeli troops attack Gaza City
    Gazans have nowhere to go

      January 14, 2009

    Hamas and the Arab world
    Eric Margolis: Egypt is a corrupt dictatorship that's afraid of Hamas Pt. 2

      January 14, 2009

    Obama and Gaza
    Eric Margolis: Israel has handed the Obama administration a 'fait accompli' Pt. 3/3

      October 31, 2014

    Children of Gaza
    Guardian: A freelance filmmaker in Gaza shot this material for Save the Children at UN-supported school

      January 14, 2009

    Who and what is Hamas?
    Eric Margolis: Hamas is more of a threat to corrupt Arab regimes than to Israel

      January 13, 2009

    Who killed the peace process?
    Jesse Rosenfeld: Anger at Israel and the PA in West Bank may pave the way for a 3rd intifada Pt.2/2

      October 3, 14

    Bob Simon on Palestine/Israel
    A revealing conversation with Bob Simon of 60 Minutes on Charlie Rose show

      January 10, 2009

    Rockets fired from Lebanon hit Northern Israel
    Katyusha rockets hit northern Israel, IDF responds with mortar fire, Hezbollah denies role

      January 9, 2009

    No Gaza exit strategy
    Dion Nissenbaum: It is difficult to see how this ends

      January 8, 2009

    UN security council debates Gaza
    Guardian: The UN security council meets in New York after two attacks on UN schools

      January 7, 2009

    Israeli intel targets Israeli protesters
    Israeli intelligence agency cracks down on Israeli protesters

      January 9, 2009

    Israel and international law
    Bennis: Calling a TV station pro-Hamas does not make it a military target Pt.2/2

      January 7, 2009

    Iraq's free press?
    AIB: Evaluating the quality of journalism in Iraq since the 2003 invasion

      January 11, 2009

    Historical amnesia and Gaza
    Phyllis Bennis: Where you decide to start the clock determines how you define the crisis

      January 6, 2009

    Civilian casualties escalate in Gaza
    Guardian: Wounded Palestinians pour into overrun hospitals on the 10th day of Israel's offensive

      January 11, 2009

    Israeli troops invade Gaza
    After a week of aerial, naval, and long-range bombardment, Israel has deployed ground troops into Gaza.

      January 4, 2009

    Gaza: Life under bombardment
    Guardian: Hatem al-Shurrab, aid worker for Gaza-based Islamic-Relief. Org shares video diary of latest

      January 4, 2009

    Israel's politics spill into Gaza
    Jesse Rosenfeld: Israel's politicians' electoral struggle spurs fight in Gaza

      January 3, 2009

    Gaza braces itself for ground invasion
    Guardian: Gaza residents prepare themselves for possible ground invasion after Hamas leader Rayan killed

      January 3, 2009

    Gaza: A humanitarian implosion
    A report from eight UK human rights organizations says situation in Gaza worst since 1967

      October 3, 14

    Did Petraeus part ways with the neocons?
    The Real Story examines General Petraeus' testimony and the contending forces in Iraq

      October 3, 14

    Mosques in Iraqs civil war
    AIB: Iraqis discuss the role of religious leaders in quelling civil war

      December 16, 2008

    Iraqi elections: Elites to fight for power and oil
    Leila Fadel: Jan 31 provincial elections will not be a religious fight - but amongst the Shia elite Pt 4

      October 31, 2014

    Iraqi gov't leaders fear Obama?
    Fadel: Iraqi officials fear unconditional support from US Oval Office will end with Obama Pt5/5

      December 16, 2008

    Iranian factions debate nuclear negotiations
    Gareth Porter: Potential Iranian presidential candidates differ on nuclear policy Pt.2/3

      December 12, 2008

    Obama, Iran and control of the Middle East
    Gareth Porter: US must acknowledge that Iran has a broad influence that no US policy can alter Pt3/4

      December 16, 2008

    Iraqi elites fight for position
    Leila Fadel: The fight for Iraqi wealth and power will intensify Pt.3

      December 12, 2008

    Iran debates negotiations
    Gareth Porter: While Obama talks carrots and sticks, Iran questions sitting at the table

      December 11, 2008

    The Iraqi view of the surge
    Leila Fadel: The surge is not well understood in the US Pt.2

      December 11, 2008

    Iraqis suspicious of pullout deal
    Leila Fadel says while new agreement seems a win for Iraq many doubt it will be implemented as written

      December 10, 2008

    UN official calls Israel 'Apartheid'
    President of UN General Assembly urges Israel to be recognized as an Apartheid state

      December 13, 2008

    Israeli forces evict settlers from Hebron
    Guardian: Reports from Hebron, West Bank where Israeli settlers are being evicted from a disputed house

      December 7, 2008

    Jewish settlers shoot Palestinians
    Guardian: B'Tselem released footage of a shooting that took place after forced evictions in Hebron

      December 7, 2008

    Still no electricity surge
    AIB: Iraqis frustrated with Minister of Energy for poor living conditions due to electricity shortages

      December 15, 2008

    Gaza: Beyond the blockade
    Sameh Habeeb reports on the humanitarian crisis taking place inside Gaza's sealed borders

      November 29, 2008

    Iraq parliament approves US security pact
    Adam Ashton: A national referendum on the pact will allow Iraqi's to see if the agreement works for them

      November 27, 2008

    Iraq parliament delays US security pact
    Vote postponed until Thursday; legislators call for pact to be dependent on national referendum in 2009

      November 27, 2008

    Iraqis react to US security pact
    Guardian: Iraqis offer differing reactions to the security pact with United States

      November 27, 2008

    Israeli police headbutt Palestinian woman
    Guardian: B'Tselem filmed the incident during Israel's November 5 demolition of Palestinian homes

      December 1, 2008

    Iraq: From SOFA to resistance
    Michael Schwartz examines the Sadrists' reaction to the US-Iraq security pact Pt. 3/3

      November 27, 2008

    US-Iraq: The big picture is a neocon failure
    Michael Schwartz examines what's left of neocon master-plan and what is Obama's vision Pt. 2 of 3

      November 26, 2008

    Sadrists protest US-Iraq security pact
    Adam Ashton: There is concern whether al-Sadr will call off his ceasefire if the pact passes parliament

      November 22, 2008

    Iraq-US Security Pact: Bitter battles ahead?
    Leila Fadel: Iraq deal will NOT allow residual forces, but opponents say too many loopholes

      November 20, 2008

    Class and religion in Iraq
    Sabah al-Nasseri: Conflict in Iraq is more complex than the Sunni-Shiite division Pt.4/4

      November 19, 2008

    Iraqi cabinet accepts US agreement
    Sabah al-Nasseri: Strong nationalist movement has mobilized against the agreement, and they have guns

      November 18, 2008

    Be careful what you wish for
    Sabah al-Nasseri: Will Iraq's 'democracy' reject US plan? Pt.2/4

      November 15, 2008

    UN mandate for US troops in Iraq running out
    Sabah al-Nasseri: Iraqi Parliament expected to turn down US-Iraq Status of Forces Agreement

      November 14, 2008

    Secular politician voted Jerusalem mayor
    Israeli secular politician Nir Barkat defeats ultra-orthodox rabbi to become the new mayor of Jerusalem

      November 13, 2008

    More Iraqi demands on security deal
    Bush administration makes concessions on agreement but Iraq reluctant to approve troop agreement

      November 12, 2008

    AIB: Iraqi professors demand rights
    Iraqi professors discuss the hardships they endure and the challenges they face

      November 12, 2008

    How do young Iraqis spend their free time?
    AIB investigates leisure time in Iraq

      October 28, 2008

    'Salt of This Sea' Trailer

      October 27, 2008

    Suheir Hammad on "Salt of This Sea"
    Star of the first feature film ever to be written and directed by a Palestinian woman speaks on Palestin

      October 27, 2008

    US-Iraq troop deal "crushing defeat" for Bush
    Gareth Porter: Bush admin is desperate for troop agreement as end date of UN authorization nears

      October 26, 2008

    ElBaradei: Iran far from acquiring nuclear weapon
    Babak Yektafar: ElBaradei's statement will not change minds of those who want to confront Iran

      October 24, 2008

    US-Iraq security deal in doubt again
    Troop agreement with Iraq on the rocks as al-Maliki slams US commander for Iran bribery remarks

      October 21, 2008

    Palestinians dismantle road blockade
    Palestinian residents of the Al-Mazra�a ash-Sharqiya village dismantle roadblock as symbol of resistance

      October 17, 2008

    Olmert admits Israel must withdraw
    Olmert admits in interview Israel must withdraw from Occupied Palestinian Territories if it wants peace

      October 14, 2008

    What next for Tzipi Livni?
    The Guardian: On the challenges faced by Tzipi Livni after winning Kadima primary elections in Israel

      September 19, 2008

    Livni poised to be next Israeli PM
    Daniel Levy: Livni supports two-state solution but no sign willing to make meaningful compromise

      September 18, 2008

    Getting to school in Iraq
    AIB: Iraqi school children coping with violence daily

      September 22, 2008

    Baghdad security plan burdens residents
    AIB: Checkpoints throughout Baghdad still remain, but many people want the government to get rid of them

      October 13, 2008

    The three trillion dollar war
    Joseph E. Stiglitz on the true cost of the Iraq War

      September 15, 2008

    The Ugly of War: Dying children in a helicopter
    The Guardian: A US medical evacuation crew chief recounts the most traumatic mission he has ever flown

      September 14, 2008

    Bolton suggests Israel will attack Iran
    Former US Ambassador to the UN John Bolton on a possible Israeli strike

      September 3, 2008

    US and Iraq set pullout date
    Iraq and US negotiators set troop pullout for end of 2011 but many Iraqis opposed to late date

      August 23, 2008

    Israel, Iran and the new neocons
    ANP: Neocons say Bush should let Israel attack Iran after election day before new president takes office

      August 9, 2008

    Non-smoking drug endangering soldiers' health
    VA inspector general found gross violations in a VA human testing program; drug linked to suicide

      August 8, 2008

    Hamas and Fatah tug of war
    Ali Abunimah: Outside powers arm and train militias to take on Hamas

      August 11, 2008

    Iraqi refugees forced into prostitution
    Without the right to work, Iraqi refugees are forced into drug trafficking and prostitution

      August 30, 2008

    Will next Israeli leader attack Iran?
    After Olmert's decision to step down, candidates for Israeli PM leave 'all options on the table' on Iran

      August 8, 2008

    The Israel-Lebanon exchange
    Daniel Levy discusses the deal where Israel traded a prisoner for two soldiers' bodies

      August 3, 2008

    "There will be other wars"
    How the surge has energized McCain

      August 6, 2008

    'Surging' McCain
    McCain campaign hides secret of Iraq surge "success" (Pt 1)

      August 4, 2008

    First new West Bank settlement in ten years?
    Phyllis Bennis: At this point a two-state solution is near impossible

      August 1, 2008

    Abu Dis - A city divided
    Phyllis Bennis: Israel has done what 2000 years of history could not - block the Silk Road from the sea

      August 2, 2008

    Shooting back: 100 cameras film Israeli occupation
    Guardian: Palestinians film abuse from settlers and Israeli military with cameras supplied by B'Tsele

      July 31, 2008

    Is Iraq ready to explode?
    Scores killed by blasts in Baghdad and Kirkuk could be a forewarning as rival elites fight for power

      July 29, 2008

    A rational Israeli/Palestinian policy?
    Aijaz Ahmad: Israel/Palestine two-state solution must include security guarantees for both states Pt8

      July 27, 2008

    Palestinian right of return
    Aijaz Ahmad: What would a rational US foreign policy look like? Pt 9

      July 30, 2008

    A rational Israeli/Palestinian policy?
    Aijaz Ahmad: Israel/Palestine two-state solution must include security guarantees for both states Pt8

      July 27, 2008

    A rational US foreign policy in the Middle East?
    What Aijaz Ahmad would tell the next US president if he received a '3a.m.' call Pt.7

      July 24, 2008

    Obama gets withdrawal support from Iraqis
    AP Obama gets withdrawal support from Iraqis

      July 22, 2008

    Iran Geneva talks stall?
    US says talks didn't move, Iranian press upbeat

      July 22, 2008

    Iraq events moving out of US control
    Sabah al-Nasseri: Washington cannot dictate politics in Iraq (1 of 5)

      July 21, 2008

    Where is Muqtada al Sadr?
    Sabah al-Nasseri: Sadr may be weaker militarily, but he will still be a force in the elections (2/5)

      October 3, 14

    Who will determine Iraq's future?
    Sabah al-Nasseri: The majority of US troops and private security firms will stay in Iraq (3 of 5)

      July 26, 2008

    Was the surge in Iraq a success?
    Sabah al-Nasseri: Iraqis brought down the violence and rebuilt the government, not the US surge (4/5)

      July 27, 2008

    What if Sadr wins Basra election?
    Sabah al-Nasseri: Provinces critical because they can determine oil and military deals (5/5)

      July 28, 2008

    US - Iran negotiations - Full Porter interview
    Gareth Porter: White House realized threats are not working - Cheney may not get his way

      July 17, 2008

    Bush to send envoy to Iran nuke talks
    Top US diplomat to meet Iranian nuclear negotiator despite Iran not halting enrichment program

      July 17, 2008

    Iraq - A fragile sovereignty
    Panelists discuss Iraq from London's Frontline Club

      July 16, 2008

    KBR electrocution deaths
    Mothers of two electrocuted soldiers placed the blame for their sons' deaths with KBR

      July 18, 2008

    Iraq wants troop withdrawal deadline
    Baghdad insists a full timetable for US troop withdrawal must be part of any security pact deal

      July 13, 2008

    What are Iran's nuclear rights?
    Professor Muhammad Sahimi challenges assumptions about Iran's nuclear program

      July 11, 2008

    What did A. Q. Khan sell to Iran?
    Muhammad Sahimi: Has Iran answered the IAEA's questions about Pakistan's 'merchant of menace"? (2 of 6)

      July 12, 2008

    Are sanctions against Iran legal?
    Muhammad Sahimi: The legal grounds for UN sanctions and Res. 362 have not been established (3 of 6)

      July 14, 2008

    Is Iran a "threat to peace and security?"
    Sahimi: No evidence that Iran's nuclear program poses a threat (4 of 6)

      July 15, 2008

    Would Iran give nuclear technology to Hezbollah?
    Prof. Sahimi: Iran provides aid, but it's against their interest to provide advanced weapons (5 of 6)

      October 3, 14

    Iran and the US: Beyond the war of rhetoric
    Prof. Sahimi: Both sides are playing to their domestic audience (6 of 6)

      July 21, 2008

    Iran's missile test muscle flex
    State Dept. says Iran nuclear enrichment process not perfected and "less than the sum of its boasts"

      July 10, 2008

    Lieberman wants stronger action against Iran
    Sen. Joseph Lieberman says Arab nations, not just Israel, want US to stop Iran's nuke program

      July 7, 2008

    Resolution for war or peace?
    Ilan Berman argues that aggressive sanctions against Iran can prevent war

      July 13, 2008

    Attack on Iran would turn region into a fireball
    Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff and Head of IAEA against attack; Iran's Foreign Minister says it's crazy

      July 4, 2008

    How do Iranians react to threats of attack?
    Trita Parsi talks about the effect of threats on Iranian public opinion

      July 6, 2008

    Seymour Hersh: The secret war in Iran
    Hersh: VP Cheney believes he is going to save the world (1 of 3)

      July 2, 2008

    Cheney and manufacturing consent on Iran
    Seymour Hersh: The secret war in Iran (2 of 3)

      July 3, 2008

    The most radical president in history
    Seymour Hersh: The secret war in Iran (3 of 3)

      July 4, 2008

    Resolution calls for embargo against Iran
    Gareth Porter says that US House Res. 362 suggests the use of force with new bill

      July 2, 2008

    Secret war against Iran underway
    Seymour Hersh says Democratic Party leaders signed on to secret war against Iran

      July 1, 2008

    New Bush-push for US-Iraq security pact
    US submits new unspecified proposals hoping to get security agreement in Iraq despite staunch opposition

      June 26, 2008

    Iraq story buried by US networks
    Major networks spend only 2 minutes per week on Iraq war coverage; Lara Logan of CBS joins critique

      June 24, 2008

    Neighbors invite Shia back to Adhamiya
    Alive in Baghdad: Shia living in Sunni neighborhoods were forced to leave; now come home

      October 3, 14

    Militias still threaten security
    Alive in Baghdad report on Iraqi women speaking out against militias

      July 13, 2008

    Speaking with Sahwa leaders in Taji
    Alive in Baghdad report on how Iraqi local tribal leaders are organizing their armed force

      July 28, 2008

    Al-Sahwa mistakes in Adhamiya
    Alive in Baghdad report on whether the Sahwa are really trying to help make neighborhoods safer

      July 30, 2008

    What happened in Sadr City
    Alive in Baghdad: In May '08 Iraqi troops entered Sadr City after weeks of fighting. What did they find?

      September 10, 2008

    Iraqi children fight on all sides
    Alive in Baghdad: Boys leave school and risk life for $300/month

      July 13, 2008

    Who's to blame for price of oil?
    Antonia Juhasz: Unregulated and criminal speculation main cause of high oil prices

      June 23, 2008