Palestinian

The long shadow of the Gulf crisis: Qatar emerges as key player in Gaza crisis

September 4, 2018

By James M. Dorsey / Mid-East Soccer. Dug in for the long haul in its increasingly bitter dispute with the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia, Qatar is emerging as a key player in efforts to prevent tension between Israel and Hamas, the Islamist group that controls Gaza, from spinning out of control. Qatar’s increasing…

Indonesian Muslim leader signals global shifts in meetings with Pence and Netanyahu

June 23, 2018

By James M. Dorsey / Mid-East Soccer. Yahya Staquf, a diminutive, soft-spoken leader of Nahdlatul Ulama, the world’s largest Muslim movement, and Indonesian president Joko Widodo’s advisor on religious affairs, has held a series of meetings in recent weeks that reflect the Muslim world’s shifting attitudes towards Israel and the Palestinians and a re-alignment of…

Israel adopts abandoned Saudi sectarian logic

June 17, 2018

By James M. Dorsey Amid ever closer cooperation with Saudi Arabia, Israel’s military appears to be adopting the kind of sectarian anti-Shiite rhetoric that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is abandoning as part of a bid to develop a national rather than a religious ethos and promote his yet to be defined form of…

Reality Asserts Itself - Ali Abunimah

May 13, 2014
Mr. Abunimah, founder of Electronic Intifada, says after the Israeli 2006 invasion of Lebanon and the 2008 attack on Gaza, he knew what he had to do

Gaza Writes Back

April 28, 2014

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

Reality Asserts Itself - Max Blumenthal

October 29, 2013
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

Palestinians Face Discrimination in Israeli Economy, Majority Live in Poverty

October 29, 2013

Shir Hever: Official Israeli statements on integrating Palestinians into workforce exposes apartheid system.

Reality Asserts Itself - Frank Hammer

October 7, 2013
In this episode Frank Hammer tells Paul Jay about being inspired by the national liberation movements and the struggle against concessions as a response to the outsourcing of jobs In part two of an interview with Paul Jay of the Real News Network, labor activist Frank Hammer discussed the inspiration he took from the liberation…

Yousef Alhelou Reporting From Gaza

July 30, 2013
Palestinian citizen journalists use social media to tell harsh realities of life under Israeli military occupation

‘Earthquake’ for Israel: EU To Halt Support For Illegal Settlements

July 16, 2013

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