According to analysis, Israeli forces and settlers killed over 300 people in the occupied territories and left nearly 900 homeless.
2021 was a watershed year for Palestinians. The struggle for Palestinian freedom and liberation saw unprecedented levels of global solidarity and unity amongst Palestinians despite their forced fragmentation. The year did not come without its challenges, however.
International outcry over Israel’s latest military attacks on occupied Palestinians has died down with the announcement of a ceasefire between Israeli forces and Hamas, but the violence of occupation continues.
In 2014, six members of Ismail Ziada’s family were killed during Israeli’s 51-day assault on Gaza. On Tuesday, a judge in The Hague told him he has no right to seek justice from the Israeli military officers most directly responsible.
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By Kathy Kelly Mordechai Vanunu was imprisoned in Israel for eighteen years because he blew the whistle on Israel’s secret nuclear weapons program. He felt he had “an obligation to tell the people of Israel what was going on behind their backs” at a supposed nuclear research facility which was actually producing plutonium for nuclear […]
By James M. Dorsey / Middle East Soccer. Optimists see hopeful signs that the Middle East may be exiting from a dark tunnel of violence, civil war, sectarian strife, and debilitating regional rivalries. The Islamic State (IS) is on the cusp of territorial defeat in Syria and Iraq. Saudi Arabia may be groping for an […]
By Nicholas Noe. This article was first published on Independent. In 13 years of watching these two bitter opponents, I have never seen such a high degree of anxiety that war is coming Lebanon’s Hezbollah is backed by Iran and has greater support among ordinary citizens than Israel suggests AFP/Getty This past Sunday, with great […]
By Ben Norton, Max Blumenthal / AlterNet The shocking regime change scandal mainstream media refuses to touch. Photo Credit: Facebook screencapture Syria Civil Defense, popularly known as the White Helmets, can be seen in a new video assisting in a public execution in a rebel-held town in Syria. It is at least the second such execution […]
By Adam Hanieh / Socialist Project The June 5 decision by Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Bahrain, and Egypt to suspend diplomatic ties with Qatar has sent shockwaves through the Middle East. The ensuing blockade shut down much of the Gulf’s maritime and land trade with Qatar, provoking fears that the tiny state […]