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.
RAMZY BAROUD: An hour spent flipping between two Palestinian TV channels made it abundantly clear how Palestinians are missing a clear story about their present and future
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
RAMZY BAROUD: The ‘pampered men’ of the PNA are in no hurry to take on a ‘national liberation project’. The attack on Gaza continues.
RAMZY BAROUD: The physical distance between Gaza and Ramallah belies the significant issues surrounding Palestinian identity today.
JONATHAN COOK: He’s will not let Israelis forget about the impact that their occupation has on everyday Palestinian life.
RAMZY BAROUD: Prepare yourself for cliche, ‘grin and grip’ photo opportunities and nothing of susbtance – here comes the so-called ‘Negotiation Process’
JUAN COLE: Weiner’s been caught out again. The really big deal about him though is his unwavering support for virulently anti-Palestinian policies
RAMZY BAROUD: In spite of all of the talk about unity among Palestinians the fissures that divide Hamas and Fatah supporters are too deep
RAMZY BAROUD: Gazans rejoiced when their neighbours in Egypt experienced freedom. The consequences for Gaza of two years’ revolution in Egypt though are dire
M. LYNX-QUALEY: The organisers of this year’s Palestine Lit Fest have decided to ignore, as much as possible, the physical barriers separating Palestinians
MONDOWEISS: He very nearly didn’t even make it to the audition but Mohammed Assaf has rapidly become a superstar with his patriotic songs.
WALAA AL GHUSSEIN, MONDOWEISS: Asmaa lives in a densely populated area, is dangerously ill. She dreams of Mecca…
ALLISON DEGER, MONDOWEISS: You won’t find many people in Ramallah whose expectations of President Obama’s visit are higher than rock bottom
RAMZY BAROUD: It may not have won the Oscar for which it was nominated but it is a compelling story nonetheless.