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Mike Pompeo's plan to outlaw the BDS movement and to label it as anti-Semitic is now off the table under the new Biden administration.

Dozens of Palestinian media organisations have held a temporary boycott of Facebook in protest at the social networking giant's censorship of pro-Palestine material.

Biden appoints Jordanian American as senior legal affairs advisor

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Biden appoints Jordanian American as senior legal affairs advisor

Dana Shubat, a Jordanian American woman, has been appointed as a senior legal affairs advisor on the Biden administration.

Palestinian teen's murder underscores the joint struggle with BLM

Hiba Rahim

Palestinian teen's murder underscores the joint struggle with BLM

Comment: For Palestinians and US communities of colour, racism is the enabler of violence and oppression. We must unite in our resistance to ...

<em>BDS</em> renews calls to boycott Arab-Israeli vlogger Nas Daily

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BDS renews calls to boycott Arab-Israeli vlogger Nas Daily

The Jordan and Kuwait accounts of the the Palestinian Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) movement renewed calls to boycott Nas Daily.

James J. Zogby

Palestinians: Victims of 'cancel culture'

Comment: 'Cancel culture' is nothing new. It's been around for decades, with Arab Americans and Palestinian human rights ​supporters as the main victims, writes James Zogby.

Malia Bouattia

The uses and abuses of how we define antisemitism

Comment: The IHRA's definition of antisemitism is being used to attack free speech, repress social justice work and criminalise Palestine ...

Diana Alghoul

Remembering the Detroit Arab Workers strike for Palestine

The Detroit Arab Workers strike won a very important battle in the United Auto Workers divesting from Israeli partners and left a legacy in the ...

Mitchell Plitnick

Pompeo’s attack on BDS is assault on free speech

Comment: The only remedy to Pompeo’s assault on the rights of American supporters of Palestinians is to fully open the debate, writes Mitchell ...

Syrian doctor, rescuer to receive top US peace prize

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Syrian doctor, rescuer to receive top US peace prize

The Gandhi peace award, organised by the peace advocacy organisation Promoting Enduring Peace (PEP), named Dr Zahir Sahloul and civil defense ...

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Arab authors call for boycott of Emirati book prize

Some of the Arab world's most well-known authors have demanded the International Prize for Arabic Fiction cut ties with the UAE.

Pompeo visits West Bank settlement, Golan Heights

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Pompeo visits West Bank settlement, Golan Heights

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo became the first top American diplomat to visit a Jewish settlement in the West Bank and the disputed Golan ...

Amnesty slams US labelling Israel boycott movement as 'anti-Semitic'

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Amnesty slams US labelling Israel boycott movement as 'anti-Semitic'

Amnesty International said BDS is a 'form of non-violent advocacy and of free expression that must be protected'.

US to label Israel boycott movement as 'anti-Semitic': Pompeo

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US to label Israel boycott movement as 'anti-Semitic': Pompeo

The US is set to label the BDS movement as 'anti-Semitic', angering activists

Pompeo says will make unprecedented visit to Israeli-occupied Golan

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Pompeo says will make unprecedented visit to Israeli-occupied Golan

The US Secretary of State will be the first top American diplomat to visit Golan Heights.

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Senators push for 'Made in Israel' on settlement goods

A group of Republican Senators urged President Trump to issue an executive order allowing settlement goods to be labeled as 'Made in Israel'.

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Pompeo to 'announce process' to label NGOs as 'anti-Semitic'

Although Pompeo is not set to name any specific organisations, prominent international NGOs such as Amnesty International and Oxfam could be ...

Mitchell Plitnick

Trump's follows Netanyahu's example to silence Israel critics

Comment: Trump is using a highly problematic definition of anti-Semitism to silence rights groups, while right-wing anti-Semitic violence ...

Rasha Mubarak

Voting for a freer, more democratic world

Comment: As a Palestinian-American woman voter in Florida, I know what is needed to enfranchise my community and overcome the suppression ...

Progressivism, Palestine and the next US president

Florence Dixon

Progressivism, Palestine and the next US president

The New Arab Meets: Palestinian-American scholar Yousef Munayyer to discuss what this election means for the future of pro-Palestinian activism ...

Nour Odeh

US election 2020: What's at stake for Palestine?

Analysis: Trump's presidency has been a disaster for Palestinians, but Biden does not offer the kind of fundamental changes needed in US policy.

German university withdraws funding for 'anti-Zionist Israelis'

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German university withdraws funding for 'anti-Zionist Israelis'

A Berlin arts university has withdrawn funding from 'The School for Unlearning Zionism'.

US considers declaring leading human rights groups 'anti-Semitic'

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US considers declaring leading human rights groups 'anti-Semitic'

The US State Department is considering declaring certain high-profile human rights group as anti-Semitic.

<em>BDS</em> win: Columbia University votes to boycott Israeli companies

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BDS win: Columbia University votes to boycott Israeli companies

Columbia University has become the latest institution to stand with Palestine on Tuesday after voting to divest from companies that do business ...

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