To Clip Wings of Israel’s Settlements, a Moral Duty of South Africa

By Iqbal Jassat Thousands more Jewish housing units in Occupied Palestine is the latest undertaking by Israel’s extreme right-wing regime led by war-criminal Benjamin Netanyahu. This daring move, despite being illegal and in direct contravention of United Nations resolutions, doesn’t end there. The new homes are earmarked for one of the West Bank’s largest Jewish […]

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What Is Behind the Hamas-Fatah Reconciliation?

By Ramzy Baroud Egypt’s enthusiasm to arbitrate between feuding Palestinian factions, Hamas and Fatah, is not the outcome of a sudden awakening of conscience. Cairo has, in fact, played a destructive role in manipulating Palestinian division to its favor, while keeping the Rafah border crossing under lock and key. However, the Egyptian leadership is clearly […]

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The Balfour Declaration Destroyed Palestine, Not the Palestinian People

By Ramzy Baroud Some promises are made and kept; others disavowed. But the ‘promise’ made by Arthur James Balfour in what became known as the ‘Balfour Declaration’ to the leaders of the Zionist Jewish community in Britain one hundred years ago, was only honored in part: it established a state for the Jews and attempted […]

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Swedish Activist Ladra Reaches Czech Republic on Walking Journey to Palestine

Swedish activist Benjamin Ladra is making his way towards the border of the Czech Republic three months after he started his walk to Palestine to raise awareness of the occupation. Ladra has met many people during his journey, and stayed with a Palestinian and Syrian couple for a few days while resting in Germany. Now […]

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New Gaza Band Singing Palestinian Resistance Songs and Breaking the Cultural Blockade

By Anna Majavu A Gaza band aims to break the cultural blockade through reviving classic Palestinian resistance songs and performing these across the Gaza Strip. The band, Maimas, is based in Gaza and features well known academic and activist, Haidar Eid as singer. It is named after the ancient name of the port of Gaza […]

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New Gaza Band Singing Palestinian Resistance Songs and Breaking the Cultural Blockade

By Anna Majavu A Gaza band aims to break the cultural blockade through reviving classic Palestinian resistance songs and performing these across the Gaza Strip. The band, Maimas, is based in Gaza and features well known academic and activist, Haidar Eid as singer. It is named after the ancient name of the port of Gaza […]

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