Israel

Are Hamas and Israel Headed to War or to a Ceasefire?

August 11, 2018

Prof. As’ad Abukhalil on the dangerous game that both Hamas and Israel are playing. Hamas succeeded in challenging the power relations, but the lives of two million Palestinians in Gaza are put at risk in the process

Is Jeremy Corbyn's "anti-Semitism Crisis" a Smear Campaign?

August 11, 2018
UK Opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn is accused of presiding over a surge of anti-Semitism inside the Labour Party. Author Norman Finkelstein and British scholar Jamie Stern-Weiner say that Corbyn's foes have cynically concocted a fake scandal to sabotage his progressive agenda and support for Palestinian rights

Israel is Turning From a Security State to a Private Security State

August 8, 2018

TRNN’s Shir Hever discusses his book on the privatization of Israeli security, the role of the Palestinian Authority as a subcontractor, and the international impact of Israeli security firms

Israeli Commandos Brutally Attack Freedom Flotilla Activists in International Waters

August 3, 2018

Indigenous leader Larry Commodore returns to Canada after being released from an Israeli prison

Big power competition in the Eastern Mediterranean: Is Trump missing the point?

August 3, 2018

By James M. Dorsey / Mid-East Soccer. A Trump administration decision to sanction two key Turkish officials in retaliation for the continued detention of an American cleric coupled with unqualified support for Israel and the adoption of a backseat in Syria threatens to further undermine US influence in the Eastern Mediterranean, a key part of…

Talking to Rouhani: Is Trump shooting from the hip or following a script?

August 3, 2018

By James M. Dorsey / Mid-East Soccer. Message to Abu Dhabi, Riyadh and Tel Aviv: Not to worry, US President Donald J. Trump has no intention of meeting his Iranian counterpart, Hassan Rouhani, unconditionally. On the contrary, Mr. Trump’s surprise announcement that he is willing to talk to Mr. Rouhani is likely part of a…

Israel-Palestine’s Toughest Questions Have Simple Answers

July 29, 2018

We speak to Jamie Stern-Weiner, editor of Moment of Truth: Tackling Israel-Palestine’s Toughest Questions, which brings together dozens of prominent experts to discuss how peace can be achieved

Israeli Activist Who Grew Up In A Kibbutz Sails To Gaza On The Freedom Flotilla

July 27, 2018

Zohar Regev Chamberlain says the injustice she witnessed as a child in Israel moved her to defend Palestinian human rights

From the Gaza Freedom Flotilla: Norwegian Socialist Politician Calls for Sanctions on Israel

July 24, 2018

Mikkel Gruner, member of the city council of Bergen, Norway, says Europe has reached a “watershed” moment for Palestinian rights