Families of Missing Israeli Soldiers in Gaza Accuse Israeli PM of Failure

Israeli Prime, Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, said his government is “exerting secret and public efforts to identify the fate of missing soldiers in Gaza.” His remarks follow a protest organized by the family of missing Israeli soldier, Avraham Mangisto, on Sunday in front of Netanyahu’s office. Protesters called for Mangisto’s release in the Israeli-Turkish reconciliation deal. Ilan […]

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Israel Increases Punitive Measures on PFLP Prisoners Supporting Bilal Kayid’s Hunger Strike

Israel Prison Service (IPS) authorities have stepped up punitive measures against Palestinian prisoners affiliated with the left-wing Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP). Prisoners have been carrying out hunger strikes in protest of the administrative detention of Bilal Kayid. IPS authorities transferred 17 hunger-striking prisoners from Megiddo prison to Jalameh prison and other […]

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Jo Cox: A World Inspiration

By Mohammed Zidan Perhaps the assassination of Jo Cox, the British MP, outside a library is symbolic after all. The purpose of Cox’s racist murderer, Thomas Mair, killing her after a session with her constituents cannot be missed: he aimed to silence her voice and what it represents. Nevertheless, her voice is now heard all […]

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Thousands of Gaza Pilgrims Denied Right to Perform Umrah This Year

By Yousef M. Aljamal – Gaza While Muslims around the globe welcome the holy month of Ramadan with delightful decorations and unique rituals, Gaza remains the usual exception due to the collapsed economy. Ten years of blockades imposed on the 1.9 million Palestinians living in Gaza have made the situation desperate. Even Gazans who have […]

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Call for a National Debate on U.S. ‘Regime Change’ Policy

By Center for Citizen Initiatives On June 16, the New York Times reported : “More than 50 State Department diplomats have signed an internal memo sharply critical of the Obama administration’s policy in Syria, urging the United States to carry out military strikes against the government of President Bashar al-Assad to stop its persistent violations of a cease-fire in […]

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Women Sail to Break the Siege on Gaza

By Dr. Aayesha Soni  The Gaza strip is a piece of land 41 km long and 6-12 km wide, with a total area of 365 square kilometers. Situated on the Eastern coast of the Mediterranean sea, it has a strong population of 1, 8 million people, making it one of the most densely populated areas […]

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