Umm Al-Hiran, Freud, and the Zionists’ Original Sin

By Mahmoud Zidan Very few had seen the massacring of Palestinians, the destruction of Palestine, and the expulsion of Palestinians en masse in 1948. One may have seen a documentary on or read about the tragedy, but it is never the same as seeing and bearing witness to it firsthand. Yet, in the morning of […]

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Cuban Support for Palestine Should Mirror Castro’s anti-Colonial Legacy

By Ramona Wadi Palestine continues to face an increasing contradiction which is becoming normalized in diplomatic arenas. During this year’s first UN Security Council session debating the Middle East and the Palestinian Question, Cuban representative Humberto Rivero Rosario made an observation that has been lacking in official rhetoric, but one that was diluted by the […]

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High Level Palestinian Talks in Moscow, Division ‘Should End in a Short Time’

Following reconciliation negotiations in Moscow and reports that Fatah and Hamas came to agreements regarding the formation of a unity government, members of the Fatah movement have expressed that divisions between Palestinian political factions “should end in a short time.” Member of Fatah’s central committee, Azzam al-Ahmad, said in a statement Thursday that “ending division […]

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Adalah Demands Investigation into Killing of Palestinian Protester in Israel (VIDEO)

Adalah, The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel demanded that Israeli authorities to investigate “the suspicious circumstances that led to the death of a (Palestinian) Bedouin man during a violent home demolition operation in the village of Umm al-Hiran in the Naqab desert.” Yacoub Abu al-Qeean, a 50-year-old math teacher from Atir-Umm al-Hiran, […]

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Inside Story – Another Attempt at Peace for Palestine and Israel (VIDEO)

Delegates from 70 countries met in Paris to try and jump-start stalled talks between Israeli and Palestinian leaders – and reaffirm their support for a two-state solution.  But it seems that the conference has failed before it even started. Al Jazeera’s Inside Story looks into the outcomes of the conference, talking to experts and political […]

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Interview with Bacevich and Mearsheimer: Welcome to Greater Israel, Apartheid

Derek Davison is a Washington-based researcher and writer on international affairs and American politics. He conducted an interview with two eminent intellectuals: historian Andrew Bacevich of Boston University’s Pardee School of Global Studies and political scientist John Mearsheimer of the University of Chicago. The interview’s focus was US policy in the Middle East. Click here […]

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