Regions / Palestinian Territories
Nothing like the Palestinian bid for statehood at the UN to unite Democrats and Republicans together in opposition.
Israeli Knesset Member Ben-Ari has announced a call to action for Israeli settlers to confront anticipated demonstrations in support of the Palestinian bid for statehood.
If Washington votes against Palestinian statehood at the UN General Assembly in September, Palestinians might again take to the streets.
"Strange fruit" of a different kind, but similarly chilling, hangs in Gaza
Though Freedom Flotilla II was intercepted, it vows to regroup and fulfill its obligations to the besieged people of Gaza.
Celebrities are going global in their activism. But are they doing the right thing?
What's needed to break the prolonged impasse in Israeli-Palestinian peace talks is sustained international involvement to broker a real solution -- over the parties' heads if necessary.
Gaza is for resilience, writes the poet, Gaza is for people thicker than stone.
Nine people were killed when Israel intercepted Gaza-bound aid ships last year. Now a new flotilla is planned, but Instead of condemning the murder, the Obama administration appears to be giving the right-wing Israeli government a green light to flout international law and human rights.
The author will shortly be setting sail on the next Gaza Freedom Flotilla.