Palestine

New Documentary Explores Five Largely Unknown Truths about Israel/Palestine

March 2, 2020

The documentary “Solidarity: Five Largely Unknown Truths about Israel, Palestine and the Occupied Territories” debunks the myths that lie at the center of the injustice in the region. We discuss the film with its director, Bob Peck.

Egypt’s Government Rehabilitates Ex-President Mubarak with State Funeral

February 27, 2020

Despite being discredited and ousted by the 2011 Arab Spring, former president Mubarak’s funeral aims to rehabilitate him and his legacy of military rule.

Arab League holds emergency meeting over Trump Deal of the Century

Trump’s Peace Plan Is a ‘Galvanizing Shock’ for Palestinians

February 5, 2020

Donald Trump says his Deal of the Century is a new basis for peace between Israelis and Palestinians. But ironically, he’s driving hopelessly divided factions in the Arab world to unite against the plan, says Arab Studies professor Rashid Khalidi.

Trump’s ‘Deal of the Century’ Ensures Israeli Domination and Palestinian Oppression

January 28, 2020

Trump’s Kushner Plan, also known as the ‘Deal of the Century,’ gives Israel control of Palestinian land, makes settlements part of Israel, ensures endless Palestinian occupation, and is a recipe for disaster.

How Israel Exploits the Holocaust to Justify War Crimes Against Palestinians

January 24, 2020

On the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu asked world leaders to condemn the International Criminal Court for investigating Israeli war crimes and crimes against humanity.

Turkey’s Bounty on Ex-Palestinian Security Chief Reveals Web of Intrigue

January 13, 2020

Palestinian security chief Mohammed Dahlan was involved in mercenary operations in Palestine and Yemen, and was expelled from Palestine’s Fatah party. Evidence of his involvement in the 2016 coup attempt in Turkey reveals his operations are more extensive than previously thought.

The Year in Palestine and Israel: Part Two

January 2, 2020

The Real News Network’s Marc Steiner and Shir Hever discuss corruption charges against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the far right, and more.

The Year in Palestine and Israel: Part One

January 1, 2020

The Real News Network’s Marc Steiner and Shir Hever discuss the upcoming election, corruption charges against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and more.

Egypt Bans Journalist Daoud Kuttab from a Transparency Conference

December 23, 2019

Journalist Daoud Kuttab was barred from entering Egypt without being given a reason. His banning indicates the growing paranoia of the Egyptian regime in the face of mounting international criticism.

Netanyahu Kills Palestinians to Keep Opposition From Forming Government

November 15, 2019

Provoking a conflict with Gaza led to the deaths of 32 Palestinians. But was the real objective the creation of an emergency government so Netanyahu can remain in power?