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Comment: Germany's attempt to muzzle thinker and philosopher Achille Mbembe on the grounds of anti-semitism amounts to an extension of Israeli apartheid, writes Majed Abusalama.

Comment: An open letter from more than 150 personalities from the Arab world, calling for the release of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails and prisoners of conscience in the region.

Missouri lawmakers pass bill against boycotting Israel

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Missouri lawmakers pass bill against boycotting Israel

Missouri has become the 28th state to adopt legislation banning companies from boycotting Israel, violating Americans' right to free speech through protest.

Prominent anti-<em>BDS</em> campaigner appointed as Israel's UN, US ambassador

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Prominent anti-BDS campaigner appointed as Israel's UN, US ambassador

The current Likud minister and fierce BDS opponent will take over the dual role as part of Netanyahu's government reshuffle.

Outrage after Egypt puts <em>BDS</em> co-founder on terror list

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Outrage after Egypt puts BDS co-founder on terror list

Amnesty International says Palestinian-Egyptian human rights activist Ramy Shaath is a prisoner of conscience after being forcibly disappeared ...

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Palestine activists beat UK government in BDS pensions policy

The British government suffered a legal blow on Wednesday after the Supreme Court ruled in favour of a pro-Palestine organisation.

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Cultural appropriation fail: Palestinians mock Israeli chef's 'beef knafeh'

Knafeh has been appropriated by Israeli chefs again -- but this time with beef substituted into the sweet pastry dessert.

Rami G. Khouri

Palestinians must lead the world's last anti-colonial struggle

Comment: The Palestinians must dare to lead their anti-colonial battle with a powerful raft of political, economic, legal, and mass mobilisation ...

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LGBTQ+ filmmakers to boycott Israel's queer film festival

More than 100 figures in the film industry have accused Israel of 'pinkwashing' with its 2020 TLVFest.

Palestinians welcome UN's blacklisting of companies operating in settlements

Yousef Alhelou

Palestinians welcome UN's blacklisting of companies operating in settlements

The UN released a list of companies complicit in violating Palestinian human rights, in the first-ever international attempt to name and shame ...

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Harvard Jewish students form pro-Palestine, 'anti-Zionist' group

A group of Jewish students at Harvard University have come under fire from the institutions Hillel over their pro-Palestine and pro-BDS ...

Pompeo says settlement report shows UN's 'unrelenting anti-Israel bias'

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Pompeo says settlement report shows UN's 'unrelenting anti-Israel bias'

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michele Bachelet on Wednesday released a list of 112 companies with activities in Israeli settlements, ...

Settlements blacklist: Israel cuts ties with UN rights chief

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Settlements blacklist: Israel cuts ties with UN rights chief

The list, published on Wednesday, escalated a looming showdown between Israel and the international community over its more than half-century ...

Who are the 112 companies complicit in Israel's settlements?

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Who are the 112 companies complicit in Israel's settlements?

The list released by the UN human rights office is the first-ever international attempt to name and shame businesses connected to Israel's ...

Filmmaker who wouldn't sign Georgia's anti-<em>BDS</em> oath sues state

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Filmmaker who wouldn't sign Georgia's anti-BDS oath sues state

A fimmaker Abby Martin had refused to sign Georgia's anti-BDS law.

Josh Ruebner

A pro-Israel PAC tried to sabotage Bernie in Iowa

Comment: Pro-Israel Democrats' attempts to detract from Bernie Sanders show how much support for Palestine has surged among progressives, writes Josh Ruebner.

Elias Jahshan

Unravelling the misuse of international law with Noura Erakat

The New Arab Meets: Noura Erakat, a Palestinian-American legal scholar, human rights attorney, activist and author of Justice for Some: Law and ...

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Palestinian president to address UN following 'conspiracy' peace deal

Mahmoud Abbas will address the UN Security Council in the next two weeks to discuss his rejection of Donald Trump’s peace plan for ...

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Top 5 most outrageous 'Deal of the Century' proposals

Despite being rejected by Palestinians already, Trump's 'Deal of the Century' offers a bizarre host of unappealing policies towards land, ...

Italy's opposition pledges to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital

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Italy's opposition pledges to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital

Matteo Salvini said he would recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital if elected as Italy's prime minister.

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Michigan synagogue member sues anti-Israel protesters

Anti-Israel protesters are being sued by a member of a Michigan synagogue for 'harassing' worshippers.

10 events that drastically changed the Middle East

Narjas Zatat

10 events that drastically changed the Middle East

From the Arab Spring to the refugee crisis, here are some of the most important events of this past decade.

Accusing Sanders of anti-Semitism amounts to thinly veiled Islamophobia

Sahar F. Aziz

Accusing Sanders of anti-Semitism amounts to thinly veiled Islamophobia

Comment: Critics are accusing Jewish candidate Bernie Sanders of anti-Semitism, just to keep his progressive politics out of power, writes Sahar ...

Does the UK's 'anti-<em>BDS</em> law' suggest a pro-Israel shift?

Paul McLoughlin

Does the UK's 'anti-BDS law' suggest a pro-Israel shift?

Analysis: Just days after the Conservative Party won another general election, the government has suggested it could implement new ...

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