Palestine

“How much longer is the world willing to endure this spectacle of wanton cruelty?” Bertrand Russell

The Weird World of Mahmoud Abbas: No-One’s Listening

The Weird World of Mahmoud Abbas: No-One’s Listening

RAMZY BAROUD: Israel has consistently tried to mould Palestinian leaders in its ideal image. In Mahmoud Abbas they have an unqualified success …

Welcome To the Media Circus Whose Name is ‘Negotiation’

Welcome To the Media Circus Whose Name is ‘Negotiation’

RAMZY BAROUD: Prepare yourself for cliche, 'grin and grip' photo opportunities and nothing of susbtance - here comes the so-called 'Negotiation Process' …

“An Earthquake”: Israeli Authorities’ View of EU Decision

“An Earthquake”: Israeli Authorities’ View of EU Decision

MONDOWEISS: The decision of the EU to ban all EU funding of projects in the occupied territories has certainly caught the Israeli government napping. …

Striking a Chord: Palestinian and Israeli Youth Sing Together

Striking a Chord: Palestinian and Israeli Youth Sing Together

LINDA ABDUL AZIZ MENUHIN, CGNEWS: An initiative that brings young Palestinians and Israelis together for group singing has been embraced by both communities …

What’s Happening to Palestinians Has a Name: ‘Apartheid’

What’s Happening to Palestinians Has a Name: ‘Apartheid’

JONATHAN COOK: It's time to end the mealy-mouthed, legalistic description of what Israel is imposing on Palestinians. Their treatment has a name, let's use it. …

Palestinian Division: It’s Real, It’s Deep, It’s Destructive

Palestinian Division: It’s Real, It’s Deep, It’s Destructive

RAMZY BAROUD: In spite of all of the talk about unity among Palestinians the fissures that divide Hamas and Fatah supporters are too deep …

Children’s Puppet Show: A Threat to Israeli Public Security

Children’s Puppet Show: A Threat to Israeli Public Security

M. LYNX-QUALEY: Children's puppets represent a new target for the Israeli authorities. …

Palestine Reclaimed: A Return to The Hill-Top of Iqrit

Palestine Reclaimed: A Return to The Hill-Top of Iqrit

JONATHAN COOK: A dozen young men have returned to the village from which their grandparents were expelled in 1948 and set up camp…

‘Two State Solution? No Chance!’ Israeli Minister Speaks Out

‘Two State Solution? No Chance!’ Israeli Minister Speaks Out

MONDOWEISS: 'We do whatever we want, whenever we want'. Danny Danon injects a bit of plain speaking into the debate about the future, or not, of Palestine. …

Gaza Is ‘Paying a Heavy Price’ For Egypt’s Political Turmoil

Gaza Is ‘Paying a Heavy Price’ For Egypt’s Political Turmoil

RAMZY BAROUD: Gazans rejoiced when their neighbours in Egypt experienced freedom. The consequences for Gaza of two years' revolution in Egypt though are dire…