Added on 07/07/2014
Asia , Gaza Strip , Israel , Israeli–Palestinian conflict , Itamar attack , Palestinian National Authority , Palestinian people , Palestinian Territories , Politics , Second Intifada , War/Conflict , Western Asia
JUAN COLE: The brutal murders of three Israeli teenagers and a Palestinian youth have driven attacks on children to top of the news agenda but it’s not new.
Added on 06/07/2014
Asia , Definitions of terrorism , Fear , Iraq , Isis , Israel , Jordan , Levant , Member states of the Arab League , Member states of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation , Member states of the United Nations , Politics , Syria , Terrorism , War/Conflict
NASEEM TARAWNAH: Look east, look north, look south, look west – everywhere around Jordan spells trouble with a capital ‘T’.
Added on 05/07/2014
mai abdul rahman
Israel , Israeli views on the peace process , Israeli–Palestinian conflict , Middle East , Palestine , Palestinian exodus , Palestinian Territories , Politics , United States , War/Conflict
MAI ABDUL RAHMAN: It’s clear that Israel’s character and actions have been shaped by its past. There’s a warning to Palestinians.
Added on 11/05/2014
mai abdul rahman
Asia , Definitions of Palestinian , Israel , Israeli–Palestinian conflict , Middle East , Nakba Day , Palestinian exodus , Palestinian people , Politics , Views on the Arab–Israeli conflict , War/Conflict , Western Asia , Zionism
MAI ABDUL RAHMAN: It’s an event that defines both Israel and Palestine. It’s brutal realities will not be wished away.
Added on 12/04/2014
Arab–Israeli War , Asia , BRITISH BROADCASTING CORPORATION , Criticism of the Israeli government , historian , Israel , Israeli–Palestinian conflict , Jewish history , Middle East , Nationalism , Palestine , Palestinian exodus , Politics , Simon Schama , United States , Western Asia , Zionism
JEROME SLATER, MONDOWEISS: Simon Schama is a popular and highly respected historian. But Israel appears to be his blind-spot.
Added on 12/04/2014
Anti-Zionism , Asia , East Jerusalem , Israel , Israel and the apartheid analogy , Israeli–Palestinian conflict , Jerusalem , John Kerry , Palestinian people , Palestinian prisoners in Israel , Palestinian Territories , Peace process in the Israeli–Palestinian conflict , Politics , United Nations , War/Conflict , Zionism
JUAN COLE: Israel reneged on its promises, Kerry called them out and then all hell broke loose.
Added on 30/03/2014
James M. Dorsey
Asia , Employment , European parliament , Fifa World Cup , Kafala System , Labor , Labour movement , Politics , Qatar , Qatari Government , Richard Howitt , the World Cup , Trade union
JAMES M. DORSEY: With pressure mounting by the day the Qatari authorities are set to announce a huge set of changes to the kafala system
Added on 22/03/2014
AIDS denialism , Chadian–Libyan conflict , FACEBOOK INC. , Gaddafi family , Government , Hosni Mubarak , Libya , Middle East , Military dictatorship , Muammar Gaddafi , Pan-Africanism , Political geography , Politics , Recep Tayyip Erdogan , Social Media , Technology/Internet
JUAN COLE: Let it be a warning to dictators around the world – a clumsy attempt to shut down Twitter in Turkey back-fires.
Added on 12/03/2014
James M. Dorsey
Africa , Al Ahli , Arab world , Egypt , El-Mahalla El-Kubra , Football in Egypt , Hosni Mubarak , Mohammed Morsi , Politics , President , Soccer , SUEZ S.A. , Ultras , War/Conflict , Zamalek SC
JAMES M. DORSEY: Two of Egypt’s leading groups of rival fans have combined to claim ownership of the football stadia.
Added on 01/03/2014
American Israel Public Affairs Committee , Apartheid , Apartheid in South Africa , Discrimination , Human rights in Israel , Human rights in the Palestinian territories , Israel , Israel and the apartheid analogy , Israeli Apartheid Week , Israeli government , Israeli–Palestinian conflict , Netanyahu , Palestinian Territories , Politics , Racial segregation , Regev , Social Issues , War/Conflict
BEN WHITE, INFORMED COMMENT: The U.N. has just published a report which is a damning indictment of its treatment of non-Jewish citizens
Added on 24/02/2014
Beit Safafa , Gadi Gvaryahu , Human rights in Israel , Human rights in the Palestinian territories , Israeli settler violence , Israeli-occupied territories , Israeli–Palestinian conflict , Jewish religious terrorism , Palestinian Territories , Politics , Price tag policy , Religion/Belief , Sharafat East Jerusalem , War/Conflict , Zionism
IRA GLUNTS, MONDOWEISS: There’s another good reason to support BDS – the increasing prevalence of planned vandalism against Palestinians
Added on 23/02/2014
Africa , Ali Zeidan , Chadian–Libyan conflict , David Kirkpatrick , Foreign relations of Libya , International reactions to the 2011 Libyan civil war , Khalifa Hifter , Libya , Libyan civil war , Military dictatorship , Muammar Gaddafi , Political geography , Politics , THE NEW YORK TIMES COMPANY , US Central Intelligence Agency , War/Conflict
RAMZY BAROUD: Daily life in Libya today can be easily described in one word – ‘chaos’. What are the chances that order will be soon restored?
Added on 17/02/2014
Ariel Sharon , Daniella Weiss , Gush Emunim , Israel , Israeli settlers , Israeli-occupied territories , Israeli–Palestinian conflict , Jewish religious terrorism , Jewish Underground , Jews , John Kerry , Knesset , Meir Kahane , Minister , Moshe Levinger , Nachala , Politics , Price tag policy , Underground
ALISON DEGER, MONDOWEISS: Her audience of giggling teenagers seemed blissfully unaware of Daniella Weiss’s dark past.
Added on 17/02/2014
Al Qaeda , America , American Muslims , Antisemitism in the United States , Anwar al-Awlaki , Central Intelligence Agency , Department of Justice , Edward Snowden , Eric Holder , Extrajudicial killing , Islam , Islamic terrorism , Islamism , Obama administration , Pakistan , Politics , Presidency of Barack Obama , President , Religion , Robert Gibbs , United States , United States government , Unmanned aerial vehicle , White House , Yemen
PETER VAN BUREN, INFORMED COMMENT: Drone attacks on U.S nationals overseas could be a portent of things to come at home.
Added on 24/01/2014
ambassadors , American Israel Public Affairs Committee , Avigdor Lieberman , Benjamin Netanyahu , Defense Minister , European Union , Israel , Israeli settlement , Israeli–Palestinian conflict , John Kerry , Middle East , Palestinian Territories , Politics , Reactions to the Gaza flotilla raid , United States , West Bank
RAMZY BAROUD: There are a lot of confused people sitting in Washington waiting to hear how they should keep Israel happy.
Added on 20/01/2014
James M. Dorsey
Association football , Beitar Jerusalem , Beitar Jerusalem F.C. , Bnei Sakhnin F.C. , Definitions of Palestinian , Faysal Khatib , Israel , Israeli–Palestinian conflict , John Kerry , Nationalism , Palestinian Territories , Palestinian terrorism , Politics , Soccer , Social Issues , Sports , Zionism
JAMES DORSEY: It’s a depressing story that only seems to worsen by the day – racism in Israeli soccer is blight on its society.
Added on 19/01/2014
Arab localities in Israel , Asia , Basilica of the Annunciation , Benjamin Netanyahu , Christian Scout , Fertile Crescent , Hanna Swaid , Israel , Israeli government , Jesus and history , Knesset , leader , mayor , Middle East , Nazareth , Palestinian Christians , Palestinian people , Politics , priest , Ramez Jeraisy , Religion/Belief , Yariv Levin , Zionism
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 16/01/2014
Abdel Nasser , Ariel Sharon , Asia , Beirut , Israel , Israeli–Palestinian conflict , Lebanon , Middle East , Nationalism , Palestinian terrorism , Politics , Prime Minister , Sabra and Shatila massacre , Second Intifada , South Lebanon conflict , United Nations General Assembly observers , War/Conflict , West Bank , Zionism
JUAN COLE: Arial Sharon’s legacy is one of disaster for Palestinians, Israelis and the wider Middle East.
Added on 03/01/2014
American Israel Public Affairs Committee , Israel , Israeli–Palestinian conflict , Jewish history , John Kerry , Nationalism , Palestine , Peter Beinart , Political philosophy , Politics , Religion/Belief , Two-state solution , United States , Washington , Zionism
PHILIP WEISS: 2014 is set to be a pivotal year for ‘the lobby’ in the United States, according to a leading commentator
Added on 02/01/2014
Egypt , Egyptian government , Egyptian revolution , Hosni Mubarak , Islam in Egypt , Mubarak era , Muslim Brotherhood , Politics , Politics of Egypt , Tahrir Square , VODAFONE GROUP PUBLIC LIMITED COMPANY
JUAN COLE: Secret messages being transmitted via muppets on television ads? You couldn’t make it up.