For outsiders, the Israeli occupation of Palestine starts at Ben Gurion Airport.
by Anna Lekas Miller On Monday night, Egypt brokered a tentative truce between Israeli and Palestinian factions—who, after five days of cross-border clashes that killed 6 Palestinians and injured 50, came to an agreement that they would not resume fighting unless the other side attacked again. If there was no more Hamas rocket fire, there …
What if Gaza were not under siege? Is it too radical to suggest that ending the siege on Gaza could be a more apt solution than increased military presence to end structurally based terrorism?
If someone were to have a heart attack in Gaza, the ambulances might not come. Due to the current fuel crisis in Gaza, one third of the ambulances have completely run out of fuel—the other two-thirds are relying solely on the fuel in their tanks. Over the past year, Gazans have routinely smuggled fuel in …
Since his arrest in December, Khader Adnan has refused all food—now for 65 days—protesting Israel’s unjust and unlawful treatment of Palestinian political prisoners.
Anyone who follows US foreign policy should be accustomed to seeing it advance its own interests in sometimes very cynical ways. But these actions are counterproductive, and it’s hard to make a case that they advances US interests at all.
Palestine, and the Palestinians of the Diaspora who embody and perhaps hope to return to Palestine, deserve a Palestinian state that is liberated from military occupation.
After a half-hour long face-off, and failed negotiation with Greek commandos, the US Boat to Gaza returned to Athens. The passengers are being held in custody on the ship. Did Israel just outsource its diplomatic and military operations to Greece?
In ancient Israel, the Sicarii were a suicide prone sect who didn’t mind taking fellow Jews with them to death. Today, their descendants live on as “pro-Zionist” Jews.
The IDF troops were not defending themselves against a legitimate threat of violence – they just wanted to quell the protesters.