Added on 19/01/2014
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JONATHAN COOK: It’s one of the oldest tricks in the book – divide and rule – but it could be the spark for another Intifada.
Added on 16/12/2013
Arab citizens of Israel , Arab–Israeli War , Asia , Human migration , Israel , Israel and the apartheid analogy , Israeli government , Israeli–Palestinian conflict , Negev , Palestinian exodus , Palestinian people , Politics , Second Intifada , Social Issues , War/Conflict
JONATHAN COOK: The loaded term ‘Judaisation’ has been quietly dropped in favour of the more neutral ‘development’. The consequences are the same.
Added on 16/11/2013
Ariel Sharon , Fatah , Israel , Israeli–Palestinian conflict , Mahmoud Abbas , Middle East , Nationalism , Oslo Accords , Palestine Liberation Organization , Palestinian nationalism , Palestinian Territories , Palestinian terrorism , Politics , Prime Minister , United States , War/Conflict , Western Asia , Yasser Arafat
JONATHAN COOK; It’s looking increasingly likely that Yasser Arafat was poisoned with polonium. So what’s been the result of his ‘removal’?
Added on 08/11/2013
Ashraf Khatib , Asia , Dror Etkes , Fertile Crescent , Israel , Israeli–Palestinian conflict , large natural gas deposits , Levant , Meged oil field , Oil , oil field , Oslo , Oslo Accords , Palestinian Environmental Quality Authority , Palestinian National Authority , Palestinian people , Palestinian Territories , Politics , United Nations General Assembly observers , USD , War/Conflict , West Bank , Western Asia , World Bank
JONATHAN COOK: It’s clear that Israeli policy is to ensure that any possibility of a future Palestinian state being economically viable remains very remote
Added on 02/11/2013
Arab League , Hamas , Human rights in Israel , Human rights in the Palestinian territories , Israel , Israeli–Palestinian conflict , Kerry , Mahmoud Abbas , Martin Indyk , Middle East , Nasif Hata , Netanyahu , Palestinian nationalism , Palestinian prisoners in Israel , Palestinian Territories , Peace process in the Israeli–Palestinian conflict , Politics , President , Two-state solution , United States
JONATHAN COOK: We’re stumbling towards a conclusion with which the Israeli authorities would be very happy – a stalled process with the potential added extra of a Palestinian walkout
Added on 23/10/2013
Arab citizens of Israel , Asia , Benjamin Netanyahu , Central Elections Committee , Development towns , Fertile Crescent , Israel , Karmiel , Likud , Likud Party , mayor , Mohammed Zeidan , Nationalism , Nazareth Illit , Religion and politics , Religion/Belief , Salim Joubran , Social Issues , Zionism
JONATHAN COOK: It seems to have fallen under the radar of the news-reporting community but some very unpleasant campaigning has been going on in this week’s elections
Added on 04/10/2013
Asia , Assad , Entertainment/Culture , Fertile Crescent , Gaza Strip , Israel , Palestinian people , Paradise Now , Second Intifada , Tarek , War/Conflict
JONATHAN COOK: It is written by Palestinians, stars Palestinians and is funded entirely by Palestinian money. Welcome to ‘Omar’.
Added on 31/07/2013
Asia , Cannes , Eli Suleiman , Entertainment/Culture , Hany Abu-Assad , Israel , Middle East , Nazareth , Palestinian National Authority , Palestinian nationalism , Palestinian people , Paradise Now , United States , Western Asia , Yasser Arafat
JONATHAN COOK: He’s will not let Israelis forget about the impact that their occupation has on everyday Palestinian life.
Added on 13/07/2013
Arab–Israeli conflict , Asia , Definitions of Palestinian , Human rights in Israel , Human rights in the Palestinian territories , Israel , Israeli settlement , Israeli-occupied territories , Israeli–Palestinian conflict , Middle East , Negev , Palestinian people , Politics , South Hebron Hills , West Bank
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.
Added on 11/06/2013
Arab , Arab–Israeli War , Catholic Church , David Ben Gurion , Forced migration , Human migration , Iqrit , Israel , Israeli army , Israeli–Palestinian conflict , Lebanon , Mohammed Zeidan , Operation Hiram , Palestine , Palestinian exodus , Palestinian refugees , Palestinians , Social Issues , Walaa Sbeit , War/Conflict
JONATHAN COOK: A dozen young men have returned to the village from which their grandparents were expelled in 1948 and set up camp
Added on 07/06/2013
Asia , Avi Luzon , BDS , Boycott Divestment and Sanctions , Boycotts of Israel , Cederovtala tutun ATSC , Football , Gaza Strip , Human rights in Israel , Human rights in the Palestinian territories , Israel , Israel and the apartheid analogy , Israeli Football Association , Israeli–Palestinian conflict , Mahmoud Sarsak , Middle East , Omar Barghouti , Politics , Sports , UEFA , War/Conflict , Western Asia , Zionism
JONATHAN COOK: Israelis are basking in the warm glow of playing host to a major international sporting event. Is it though the beginning of a South African style campaign focused on sport?
Added on 28/05/2013
Asher Schechter , Asia , Israel , Israel and the apartheid analogy , Israeli Jews , Israeli society , Israelis , Israeli–Palestinian conflict , Jerusalem , Nationalism , Palestinian terrorism , Politics , Religion/Belief , Second Intifada , War/Conflict , Western Asia , Zionism
JONATHAN COOK: As the physical threat against their security has waned so Israelis have been free to examine other areas of their society.
Added on 14/05/2013
Arab citizens of Israel , Arab League , Arab League Summit , Arab Peace Initiative , Arab–Israeli conflict , Benjamin Netanyahu , Israel , Israeli–Palestinian conflict , Middle East , Palestinian Territories , Peace process in the Israeli–Palestinian conflict , Prime Minister , Second Intifada , United States , Washington
JONATHAN COOK: Here we go again with another re-heated so-called peace initiative. But the foundations on which it’s built are familiar and fragile
Added on 02/03/2013
archeologist , Dead Sea , East Jerusalem , Fertile Crescent , fort of Herodium , Hamdan Taha , Herod , Herodium , Israel , Israel Museum , Israeli settlement , Israeli–Palestinian conflict , Jericho , Jerusalem , Jerusalem District , Jerusalem Governorate , Palestinian Territories , Second Intifada , West Bank , Yonathan Mizrachi , Zionism
JONATHAN COOK: Many of Palestine’s most treasured tourism sites are strictly controlled and regulated by the Israeli authorities.
Added on 18/02/2013
Israel , Palestine , United States
JONATHAN COOK: The straightforward narrative adopted by the international media following the results in the Israeli election masks the complex reality
Added on 21/01/2013
Elections , Israel , Palestine
JONATHAN COOK: The overwhelming reaction of most Palestinian-Israelis to the upcoming Israeli election can be summed up in one word – apathy.
Added on 29/12/2012
Avigdor Lieberman , Christians , Christmas , Gaza , Haaretz , Haifa , Israel , Israeli government , Nazareth , New Year's Day , Palestine , Shimon Gapso , Soviet Union , Tel Aviv
JONATHAN COOK: A heavy hand is being applied to those hotels and hostelries in Nazareth that seek to make Christian residents and visitors welcome
Added on 21/11/2012
Activist , Ahmed Jabari , Army , Barack Obama , Binyamin Netanyahu , CNN , Egypt , Ehud Barak , Ehud Olmert , Football , Gaza , Gaza Strip , Gilad Shalit , Haaretz , Hamas , IDF , Independence Party , Internet connection , Iran , Israel , Israeli army , Israeli navy , Israeli parliament , Israel’s army , Jeep , Lebanon , Military hardware , military leader , Oslo , Prime Minister , Shimon Peres , Skype , Tzipi Livni , United States , US President , Washington , West Bank , White House
JONATHAN COOK: CNN was determined to follow the script of ‘equivelance’ when broadcasting an interview with a Gazan and an Israeli. Events took over, though.
Added on 04/11/2012
Benjamin Netanyahu , Ehud Olmert , Gaza , Israel , Jerusalem , Ministry of Tourism , Moshe Dayan , Oslo , Palestine , Palestinian Authority , Palestinian Territories , Pennsylvania , The Green Line , West Bank
JONATHAN COOK: A visit to an Israeli tourist office in Nazareth uncovered a little more than I had expected.
Added on 25/10/2012
Beirut , Ehud Olmert , Electricity , Emir , Food and Drink , Gaza , Gaza Strip , Haaretz , Hamas , head of state , International Committee of the Red Cross , Israel , Israeli army , Israeli military , Lebanon , Middle East , Palestine , Prime Minister , Qatar , United Nations
JONATHAN COOK: Evidence has recently emerged of the programme that Israel initiated to manufacture further Palestinian despair.