Palestinian and Jewish Voices Must Challenge Israel’s Past Together

By Ramzy Baroud Israel has resorted to three main strategies to suppress Palestinian calls for justice and human rights, including the Right of Return for refugees. One is dedicated to rewriting history; another attempts to distract from present realities altogether and a third aims at reclaiming the Palestinian narrative as essentially an Israeli one. The […]

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Liberation Day: Why Italy Must Celebrate Palestinian Resistance, Too

By Romana Rubeo A few days ago, a friend of mine, who is a teacher asked me to take part in a meaningful project: to talk to her students about what I learned during a recent visit to Palestine. She wanted to teach them that what they read or watch on television are not abstracts, and […]

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World Book Day Marked in Memory of Mahmoud Darwish (VIDEO)

Fifteen cities around the Middle East marked World Book Day yesterday in memory of late Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish. Sudan’s Education Without Borders Association in 11 cities around the country, similar events were also held in the capitals of Egypt and Oman and in Dubai, UAE and Jerusalem. Sudanese novelist Sara Al-Jake said in Khartoum: […]

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Fatah Announces ‘Day of Rage’, Urging Palestinians to Clash with Israeli Forces

The Fatah movement in the occupied West Bank, the ruling party of the Palestinian Authority (PA), called for Palestinians to express their unity by performing Friday prayers at the many solidarity tents that have already been set up across the West Bank in support of the some 1,500 hunger strikers, who entered their 6th day […]

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Mahmoud Abbas Needs to Decide which Side He’s On

By Dr. Daud Abdullah It is perfectly normal for Palestinians to have political differences with the Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas), but it is wholly unacceptable for any Palestinian, official or otherwise, to call for the destruction and burning of the Gaza Strip in order to crush the group. Such threats are manifestly shameful and can […]

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Will British Muslims Survive in Post-Brexit Britain?

By  Irfan Raja Is it unimaginable to think that British Muslims may have to go back where they come from? Sounds sensitive, but certainly a valid question to ask in the current climate. History describes tales of the displacement of Palestinians, native Australians, and destruction of Indians  at  the hands of British colonialists and in […]

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