US Appoints Israeli Ambassador Who Opposes a Palestinian State

President Donald Trump’s choice for the role of US Ambassador to Israel, David Friedman, was sworn in by a narrow margin yesterday. Friedman, who is an extremely controversial figure, officially became the United States’ ambassador to Israel after taking the oath of office in front of Vice President Mike Pence, despite complaints from Democrats that […]

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B’Tselem: Israeli Forces Arrest of Palestinian Child ‘Thuggish Behavior’ (VIDEO)

By Palestine Chronicle Staff B’Tselem, The Israeli Information Centre for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories, released a report on Wednesday, stating that Israeli forces had detained 13-year-old Palestinian child Baraa ‘Enayeh from his family house in the village of Azzun in the West Bank last month, and later released him. The organisation called the […]

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Moral Victory for BDS Activists at UBC and Canadian Campuses

By Marion Kawas We are entering a new and ramped-up phase in the war on BDS activism by both the Israeli government and its lobby groups in other countries. One aspect of the escalation is the aggressive use of Israeli legislation, but also whatever legal options can be manipulated to delay, deny and silence all […]

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The Next Phase in the War on BDS: Why Israel Detained Omar Barghouti

By Ramzy Baroud The Israeli state has violated international law more than any other country, yet has rarely, if ever, been held accountable for crimes and misconduct. Israel’s successful public relation campaigns through the ever-willing western media partners, coupled with the relentless work and pressure carried out by its powerful backers in Washington DC, London, […]

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National Policy Based on Ignorance

By William James Martin President Trump, in announcing his immigration and travel ban stated, “Donald J. Trump is calling for a total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States until our country’s representatives can figure out what the hell is going on,” He added, “… it is obvious to anybody the hatred [of […]

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Israelifying Air(ports)

By Mahmoud Zidan Last Thursday, the Royal Jordanian Airlines satirically tweeted twelve recommendations to its passengers because of the U.S. and U.K.’s respective governments’ ban of electronic devices larger than “smart” phones on planes flying to those countries. The recommendations are as follows: “1. Read a book. 2. Enjoy a light snack. 3. Say hello […]

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