Beyond Liveability – A Poem by Samah Sabawi

By Samah Sabawi life beyond livability is inevitable like the rainfall and the winter storms life inside the walls is ferocious…stubborn unstoppable It grows like dandelions through parched rocks inevitable it transcends obstacles and powers through like inexorable love like an irresistible kiss like the birthing of new life beyond the statistics and the rhetoric […]

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Does It Really Matter If Netanyahu Ends Up Behind Bars?

By Neve Gordon “Background noise” was the way Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu characterized the decision of his former chief of staff, Ari Harow, to become a state witness. The following day, the prime minister’s press officer declared – for the 100th time – that “Nothing will happen, because nothing happened.” Despite his relentless effort […]

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Does It Really Matter If Netanyahu Ends Up Behind Bars?

By Neve Gordon “Background noise” was the way Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu characterized the decision of his former chief of staff, Ari Harow, to become a state witness. The following day, the prime minister’s press officer declared – for the 100th time – that “Nothing will happen, because nothing happened.” Despite his relentless effort […]

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Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters Hits out at Musicians for Crossing Israel ‘Picket line’ (VIDEO)

Rock legend Roger Waters has spoken to RT America’s Anya Parampil in a wide-ranging interview that airs on Thursday. In addition to discussing President Donald Trump, ongoing tensions between the US and Russia, and the Israel lobby, Waters called out Radiohead’s Thom Yorke for refusing to participate in the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement […]

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Israel Demolishes 3 Homes Belonging to Alleged Palestinian Assailants in Ramallah

Israeli forces demolished three homes belonging to the families of alleged Palestinian attackers, while another home was sealed, in the villages of Deir Abu Mashaal and Silwad in the central occupied West Bank district of Ramallah during pre-dawn hours on Thursday, leaving dozens of Palestinians homeless. Israeli forces demolished the family homes of two alleged […]

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Israel Reduces Jail Term of Ahmad Manasra (VIDEO)

The Israeli Supreme Court reduced the sentence of 15-year-old Palestinian Ahmad Manasra from 12 years to nine-and-a-half today after his family appealed. Manasra and his 15-year-old cousin Hassan Khalid Manasra stabbed and critically wounded two Israelis, aged 13 and 21, near the illegal Israeli settlement of Pisgat Zeev in the Beit Hanina neighbourhood of occupied […]

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