Middle East News

Gaza Cease-Fire Extended, but What’s Needed for a Just Solution to the Conflict?

August 18, 2014

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

“A Tragic Mistake” To Not Explore Diplomacy With Hamas

August 14, 2014

Richard Falk says the failure to treat Hamas as a legitimate political actor has impeded movement towards a sustainable peace with Israel

Ceasefire between Israel and Gaza Extended but Talks Stall on Lifting Blockade

August 13, 2014

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

Foreign Oil Interests in Iraqi Kurdistan and the Rise of ISIS

August 13, 2014

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

Is the Control of Gaza’s Offshore Gas Reserves a Factor in Israeli Military Operations?

August 13, 2014

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

Gaza and the Silence of Mainstream African-American NGO’s and Churches

August 11, 2014

The Global African with Bill Fletcher, Jr. takes on the absence of condemnation for Israel’s attack on Gaza – a production of Telesurtv.net/English

Why US Airstrikes Won’t Defeat ISIS

August 11, 2014

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

Gazan Doctor: Entire Families Have Vanished In Operation Protective Edge

August 8, 2014

TRNN Correspondent Lia Tarachansky and Islamic University Professor Dr. Khamis Elessi discuss the situation in Gaza & Israel after the 72-hour ceasefire expired

Aftermath of Assault on Gaza Worse than Operation Cast Lead

August 7, 2014

Journalist Samer Badawi describes the scene in Gaza as “apocalyptic” as the 72-hour ceasefire comes to an end

Deputy Speaker of Israeli Knesset Calls for Expulsion and Jewish Reoccupation of Gaza

August 7, 2014

Max Blumenthal tells Paul Jay that Moshe Feiglin’s program is part of a growing incitement to genocide against Palestinians