JAMES M. DORSEY: Four young Palestinian footballers were killed in a bombing during Israel’s assault on Gaza. Enough is enough, say some top footballers.
MONDOWEISS: The human cost of Israel’s bombardment of the Gaza strip is amply demonstrated by the story of how one family endured it.
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.
VIDEO: Al Jazeera’s Nadim Baba reports from Gaza City, where there is rising anger at the extent of civilian deaths – many women and children amongst them…
RICHARD SILVERSTEIN: Netanyahu’s negotiating position is calculated for one reaction – instant rejection. So what is his gameplan?
RICHARD SILVERSTEIN: Hard on the heels of Qatar’s high profile visit and investment in Gaza comes news that regional super-power Turkey plans a visit.
CGNEWS: The lives of the colonised and the coloniser and their respective histories are entwined in this newly published poem
JUAN COLE: The evacuation of a hospital in the face of ‘Superstorm Sandy’ drew understandably heartfelt headlines. But this is a daily reality for Gaza hospital patients.
SHELINA ZAHRA JANMOHAMED: The rituals of the Haj contain lessons for all of us whether Muslim or not. In these violent times their force is even greater
MAI ABDUL RAHMAN: A recently released survey makes deeply disturbing reading. But the reasons are not difficult to find. Both Israelis and Palestinians are fighting back.
JONATHAN COOK: Evidence has recently emerged of the programme that Israel initiated to manufacture further Palestinian despair.
MONDOWEISS: The Russell Tribunal on Palestine has concluded and issued its preliminary findings. It makes for very uncomfortable reading particularly for the U.S.
VIDEO: Netanyahu says budget dispute with partners forced the decision. Many, however think the Israeli PM is using a moment of popularity to secure another term in office.