US and Israeli Codependent Relationship is Not Just about Money

By Ramzy Baroud “We must look back twenty-five years to realize how far Israel has fallen in world support,” wrote famed Jewish scholar, Harvard sociologist, Nathan Glazer in 1976. In the last forty years since Glazer wrote his piece, which was uncovered and transmitted by Philip Weiss, Israel’s global support has fallen much further. The […]

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How Israel Uses Gas to Enforce Palestinian Dependency and Promote Normalization

By Al-Shabaka (This is an edited version of a policy brief authored by Al-Shabaka Policy Fellow Tareq Baconi. Read an unabridged version here.) Israel’s occupation of Palestinian territory does not only exist above ground. Since 1967, Israel has systematically colonized Palestinian natural resources and, in the field of hydrocarbons, has prevented Palestinians from accessing their […]

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Air Canada Is Complicit in Israeli War Crimes and Must be Held Accountable!

By Marion Kawas  Did you know that Air Canada has been outsourcing maintenance work for its B787 jets to Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI)? And that IAI is the largest state owned defence and aerospace company in Israel? In fact, IAI is the subject of boycotts across Europe and is well-known for its drone technology and […]

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The Walled Off Hotel: The Struggle for Decolonization

By Jamil Khader The British street artist known as Banksy is no stranger to controversy and the recent debate over his new installation in the town of Bethlehem, the Walled Off Hotel, does not come as a surprise. Some critics have accused Banksy of Pale-ploitation – of making profit off Palestinian suffering, normalising the occupation, beautifying […]

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Gisha: Gaza Unemployment Rate Stood At 42% in 2016

By Palestine Chronicle Staff Israeli Legal Center for the Freedom of Movement in the Occupied Palestinian Territories, Gisha said Gaza’s unemployment rate stood at 42% in 2016 due to the Israeli siege imposed on the already impoverished Gaza Strip. “In the last quarter of 2016, Gaza’s unemployment rate stood at 40.6%, a drop of more […]

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Anger against the PA Growing: PFLP Suspends Participation in Elections

The Popular Front for The Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) announced on Monday that it was suspending its participation in local Palestinian elections scheduled for May, in protest of Palestinian Authority (PA) security forces’ violent repression of demonstrations in the occupied West Bank a day earlier. PFLP politburo member and Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC) MP Khalida […]

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