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Israel Legislates Apartheid into Law

July 19, 2018

TRNN’s Shir Hever explains that Israel’s new Law of the Nation-State makes it impossible to pretend that Israel is a democracy. Unequal rights are recognized by the government as the essence of the state

Saudi religious diplomacy targets Jerusalem

July 3, 2018

By James M. Dorsey     A United Arab Emirates-backed Saudi effort to wrest control from Jordan of Islam’s holy places in Jerusalem signals a sharper, more overt edge to Saudi religious diplomacy and the kingdom’s quest for regional hegemony that risks deepening divides in the Muslim world.     The effort also serves to…

Whither the Kurds?

June 12, 2018

This story was originally published in Europa Ethnica, Vol. ½, 2018 By James M. Dorsey / Mid-East Soccer. Palestinians have long been known for a history of missing opportunities. By contrast, Kurds spread across several Middle Eastern nations appeared to have a keener understanding of geopolitics and were seemingly willing to embrace the art of…

Death Toll for Gaza's March of Return Keeps Rising, Call for International Protection

Death Toll for Gaza’s March of Return Keeps Rising, Call for International Protection

May 11, 2018

Noor Harazeen reports from Gaza about the seventh week of the “March of Return” protests, which left two more dead and 200 injured from shots fired by the Israeli military at the protests

Why is Trump Targeting Palestinian Refugees?

January 16, 2018

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has welcomed US threats to the funding of UNRWA, the UN agency that delivers vital services to millions of Palestinian refugees. We speak to Yara Hawari of Al Shabaka – the Palestinian Policy Network

Israel

July 5, 2017
Historian and author Vijay Prashad says Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Israel underscores the Indian government’s shift to the right and abandonment of the Palestinian cause

European, North American Campuses Observe Israeli Apartheid Week

March 8, 2017

Students and faculty held events including mock checkpoints and poetry readings to draw attention to the occupation of the Palestinian territories and settler-colonialism, says scholar-activist Yara Hawari

Israel Creating Nationwide Database of Citizens’ Faces, Fingerprints

March 6, 2017

TRNN’s Shir Hever says Hewlett Packard first used Palestinians under occupation as test subjects for the program and have now convinced the Israeli government to create a second database for its citizens

Palestine

October 5, 2016
Col. Ann Wright was among 13 female activists that were part of the Women’s Boat to Gaza

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