Will Britain’s Election Make any Difference for Palestine?

By David Cronin Support for Israel has been hardwired into Britain’s ruling elite. Both of the two parties vying to form – or more realistically, dominate – the next government bear responsibility for the suffering inflicted on the Palestinians. In 1917, the Conservatives’ Arthur James Balfour made a formal commitment, as foreign secretary, towards ensuring that […]

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Forget Gaza Now, Please Remember Yarmouk

By Shafiq Morton My headline is meant to be provocative. If you get p***** off, good. It’s because I’m equally p***** by what is currently called “Palestinian solidarity”.  For so many years “Palestinian solidarity” has remained one-dimensional and fixated on the West Bank and Gaza – as important as they may be. But there is a […]

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Israel, the Bomb and Western Double-think

By Hilary Wise While Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu continues to rant and posture about the existential threat of Iran – maybe, one day – possessing nuclear weapons, Israel is taking delivery of the latest of its state-of-the-art German submarines, capable of carrying nuclear warheads. The cost of the submarines is heavily subsidized by the […]

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Hamas and the ‘State of Gaza’

By Fahmi Shurrab Many reports have recently surfaced that Hamas intended to establish an independent and sovereign state in Gaza. It was also reported extensively in Fatah’s media that Hamas seems to be working towards establishing an independent state of its own in the Gaza Strip. Actually, nobody doubts that Hamas still has a powerful […]

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Commemorating the Nakba at a Grim Time

By Samah Jabr Sixty-seven years after the massive expulsion of Palestinians from their homes and lands, the scene in Palestine is grimmer than ever. We observe for example that following almost a year of meetings, the US-backed talks between the Palestinian Authority and Israel fell apart last April. What followed that summer was an escalation […]

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Saving Palestine’s Children under The Arms Trade Treaty

By Vacy Vlazna Defense for Children International Palestine (DCIP) released this month a comprehensive and heartbreaking report, OPERATION PROTECTIVE EDGE: A WAR WAGED ON GAZA’S CHILDREN. Detailing: that places that should have provided children with shelter and safety were not immune from attacks by Israeli forces. Missiles fired from Israeli drones and warplanes, artillery shelling, […]

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