Despite Reconciliation, PA Continues to Punish Gaza’s Teachers, Professors

By Anna Majavu Hundreds of tertiary education staff in the Gaza Strip began a strike this week after facing eight months of extreme salary cuts and threats of forced retirement by the Palestinian Authority. The approximately 831 academic and administrative staff of in Gaza are striking because the Palestinian Authority withdrew most of their salaries eight […]

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The Trials of Benjamin Netanyahu: Corruption in Israel is Not Just an Israeli Issue

By Ramzy Baroud Whether the string of scandals, now hounding Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, lead to his sacking or not, it matters little. Though nearly half of Israelis polled last July – well before the scandals took a much dirtier turn – believe that Netanyahu is corrupt, a majority of Israelis said that they […]

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‘Submit or Resign’, Defines Realpolitik of Saudi Arabia’s New Czar

By Iqbal Jassat What’s going on in Saudi Arabia? This appears to be the dominant question raised in many circles. A question, coupled with many more, seeking answers to try to make sense of the drama unfolding in the House of Saud. While some insiders refer to it as an internal palace coup, others have […]

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Remembering Paul Findley and Yasser Arafat

By James M. Wall On the day Yasser Arafat died, November 9, 2004, former Illinois Republican Congressman Paul Findley wrote an article to describe the relationship he had with the Palestinian leader. Paul Findley knew then, and he knows now, that if enough members of Congress had joined with him in favor of talking with Yasser […]

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Anti-BDS Laws and Pro-Israeli Parliament: Zionist Hasbara is Winning in Italy

By Romana Rubeo and Ramzy Baroud A proposed law at the Italian Parliament is set to punish the boycott of Israel. In the past, such an initiative would have been unthinkable. Alas, Italy, a country that had historic sympathies with the Palestinian cause has shifted its politics in a dramatic way in recent years. Most surprisingly, […]

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Israel Lobby is Slowly Being Dragged into the Light

By Jonathan Cook – Nazareth  The scandal surrounding Priti Patel, who was forced to resign as Britain’s international aid minister last week after secret meetings with Israeli officials during a “family holiday”, offers a small, opaque window on the UK’s powerful Israel lobby. Patel’s off-the-books meetings with 12 Israelis, including prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu, were […]

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