UN Last Hurdle before Israel Can Rid Itself of the Palestinians

By Jonathan Cook – Nazareth Israeli and US officials are in the process of jointly pre-empting Donald Trump’s supposed “ultimate deal” to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. They hope to demote the Palestinian issue to a footnote in international diplomacy. The conspiracy – a real one – was much in evidence last week during a visit […]

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UN: 150,00 Palestinians in Gaza, West Bank may Lose Food Assistance in July

A spokesman for United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres made a statement at a press briefing at the UN Headquarters in New York on Tuesday, warning that the World Food Program (WFP) would be forced to suspend assistance to some 150,000 Palestinians in the occupied West Bank and besieged Gaza Strip next month unless additional funding […]

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Palestine Speaks: Al Jazeera English online Launches ‘Palestine in Motion’

Al Jazeera English online has launched ‘Palestine in Motion‘, a storytelling technique, centered on the story of Palestinian people. ‘Palestine in Motion’ allows the user to explore the personal narratives of Palestinians, which are linked through various themes and keywords in a new and unique way. It retells the story of Palestine by linking the […]

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Journalism, History and War: Sit, Type and Bleed

By Ramzy Baroud The typical newsroom set-up, where journalists chase headlines dictated by some centralized news gathering agency – often based in some western capital – does not suffice any more. In the case of the Middle East, the news narrative has been defined by others and dictated on Arab journalists and audiences for far […]

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Until The Day Of Reckoning Arrives, We Must Cultivate Hope

By Rima Najjar Today, Palestinians are at a crossroads. With increasingly strong voices demanding justice, they have marked the 69-year anniversary of the Nakba (the 1948 founding of Israel), the 50-year anniversary of the Naksa (the 1967 occupation of the West Bank and Gaza Strip) and, in a few months, they will mark the 100-year […]

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Israeli Soldiers Force 19-Year Old Detainee to Say ‘Muhammad is a Pig’

Israeli forces abused and humiliated a 19-year-old Palestinian for hours when he was detained last month during a march in the village of Nabi Saleh in the occupied West Bank district of Ramallah, while the youth reported that he had feared for his life and was severely degraded by Israeli forces, according to a report […]

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