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Comment: Palestinian leaders have repeatedly gambled on the US to help them achieve their goals, to the detriment of the Palestinian people, writes Dalal Yassine.

An unspecified number of Egyptian soldiers and IS-affiliated militants have been killed and injured in clashes close to the border city of Rafah.

Netanyahu has long run cover for Israel's biggest racists

David Sheen

Netanyahu has long run cover for Israel's biggest racists

Comment: Whether or not he's re-elected, the damage is done. Netanyahu has paved the way for the most maniacal racists in Israel's history, writes David Sheen.

Dutch court throws out case over Israeli <em>Gaza</em> strike

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Dutch court throws out case over Israeli Gaza strike

A Dutch court has said it can not hear a case against Benny Gantz lodged by a Dutch-Palestinian man whose six relatives were killed in Gaza's ...

Five positives to take from 2019

The New Arab

Five positives to take from 2019

Here are five stories that lifted our spirits in 2019.

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 Aziz.

James J. Zogby

Netanyahu's real crimes

Comment: The crimes Netayahu has been indicted for pale in significance when compared to what he has done to the Palestinian people, writes ...

The New Arab

Israel could 'end UK security cooperation' if Corbyn elected

The embattled Israeli leader, who was charged last week with bribery, fraud and breach of trust, made the remarks during a visit to London in ...

The New Arab

Clashes break out as Canadian university hosts pro-Israeli event

Clashes have broken out at York University in Toronto as the pro-Palestinian student group SAIA protested an event hosted by a far-right Zionist ...

UN urges Israel to 'swiftly' investigate <em>Gaza</em> family <em>massacre</em>

The New Arab

UN urges Israel to 'swiftly' investigate Gaza family massacre

The United Nations has called on Israel to “swiftly” investigate an airstrike which killed eight members of one family, including five children, ...

The New Arab

Israel strikes Hamas positions in Gaza amid fragile truce

Hamas military positions in Gaza were struck by Israeli missiles on Saturday, just days after a fragile ceasefire began.

Israeli airstrike <em>massacre</em> kills eight people from one family

The New Arab

Israeli airstrike massacre kills eight people from one family

An Israeli airstrike on a home in the town of Deir al-Balah in the Gaza Strip has killed eight people from the Sawarka family, ...

Dutch court to hear Gantz 'war crimes' trial

The New Arab

Dutch court to hear Gantz 'war crimes' trial

Blue and White leader Benny Gantz could face trial over crimes allegedly committed during the 2014 Gaza war.

Netanyahu promises settlers West Bank annexation to win votes

Yousef Alhelou

Netanyahu promises settlers West Bank annexation to win votes

Just weeks before the general elections, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has reaffirmed his controversial pledge to impose Israeli ...

How an insidious Israel plans to 'facilitate Palestinian emigration'

Ramona Wadi

How an insidious Israel plans to 'facilitate Palestinian emigration'

Comment: Netanyahu is inventing ever-more disturbing ways to try and normalise Palestinian displacement, writes Ramona Wadi.

Elias Jahshan

What is BDS and why should you care?

At its core, BDS is a campaign promoting various forms of boycott against Israel until it meets its obligations under international law. Here's everything you need to know about it:

Doha Chams

Is 'The Independent Arabia' really independent?

Comment: Far from producing high quality, rigorous professional journalism, 'The Independent Arabia' is a propaganda tool of the Saudi regime, ...

Sam Hamad

Morsi wasn't perfect, but he was Egyptians' best hope

Comment: Morsi had his flaws, but in all the key ways he represented an emerging Egyptian democracy that challenged decades of ingrained ...

The New Arab

US far-right author calls for Palestine to be 'flattened'

In what social media users deemed a 'genocidal' tweet, US far-right author Janie Johnson called for Palestine to be flattened.

Congresswoman Ocasio-Cortez says cutting aid to Israel 'an option'

The New Arab

Congresswoman Ocasio-Cortez says cutting aid to Israel 'an option'

Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said reducing aid to Israel is a way for the US to tackle abuses.

Diana Alghoul

'Iranian women breed terrorists': Israeli military's 'genocidal' tweet

The Israeli army is being reported on Twitter by people across the world, after writing a tweet implying Iranian women breed terrorist babies.

Ending US participation in Yemen's war: A watershed moment

Josh Ruebner

Ending US participation in Yemen's war: A watershed moment

Comment: The resolution will check the ever-expanding imperial presidential war-making, and hopefully rectify US complicity in human rights ...

Sheffield students protest university complicity in Israeli occupation

Diana Alghoul

Sheffield students protest university complicity in Israeli occupation

University students in Sheffield have come together for a day of action to protest their universitys' links to companies that are complicit in ...

A deafening silence surrounds Israeli war crimes in <em>Gaza</em>

Suraya Dadoo

A deafening silence surrounds Israeli war crimes in Gaza

Comment: A new UNHRC report stating that Israel may have committed war crimes in Gaza has met with global silence, writes Suraya Dadoo.

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