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Saudi Twitter users were left outraged this week after a popular Ramadan drama series 'defended homosexuality'.

A popular Saudi series being broadcast during the peak Ramadan period has promoted relations with Israel and attacked 'ungrateful' Palestinians.

Controversial Israeli show 'Fauda' focuses on 'innocents' in conflict

The New Arab & agencies

Controversial Israeli show 'Fauda' focuses on 'innocents' in conflict

Israeli TV show Fauda has come back for a third season, but this time it is focusing on punishing toll paid by "innocents".

Sumud: Palestinians' form of steadfastness continues to grow stronger

Yousef Alhelou

Sumud: Palestinians' form of steadfastness continues to grow stronger

There is no denying that despair and frustration is high among Palestinians living under decades of Israeli occupation, but many still have hope ...

Good cop, bad cop: Israeli judiciary's role in apartheid

Hassan Ben Imran

Good cop, bad cop: Israeli judiciary's role in apartheid

Comment: The Israeli judiciary isn't just doing PR for Israel's war crimes and apartheid, it is directly complicit, writes Hassan Ben Imran.

Yousef Alhelou

Is Netflix taking part in Israel's propaganda campaign?

Digital media platforms are serving Israeli propaganda while turning a blind eye to the sacrifices and endless suffering of Palestinians who strive to be a free nation, writes Yousef Alhelou.

Delilah Boxstein

Israeli students must pass 'propaganda' course before going abroad

The course is meant to train teenage students to act as "ambassadors" of Israel abroad and present a positive image of the state in the face of ...

Wilson Dizard

Restraining Israeli lobby will need money removed from politics

Comment: If you can't fight the lobby, fight the system that created the lobby, writes Wilson Dizard.

The New Arab & agencies

BDS movement slams 'fabricated' Israeli accusations of terror links

The Boycott, Divest and Sanctions (BDS) movement targeting Israeli's multi-decade occupation of Palestinian territories dismissed Israeli ...

Look to Israel for a glimpse of future America

Wilson Dizard

Look to Israel for a glimpse of future America

Comment: American politics is starting to look disturbingly like Israeli hasbara-style politics, writes Wilson Dizard.

CJ Werleman

Interfaith Bridge Building to Combat Far-Right

Comment: With mainstream politicians unwilling to stand up for minorities, activism to fight anti-Semitism and Islamophobia must be driven by ...

Israel and Palestine: Making the victim the criminal

Amal Awad

Israel and Palestine: Making the victim the criminal

Comment: Israel's masterful use of story in its war against Palestinians demonstrates how language is a powerful weapon in an unequal conflict, ...

Being pro-Palestine and pro-Assad doesn't add up

Sam Hamad

Being pro-Palestine and pro-Assad doesn't add up

Comment: From Israel to Syria, all tyranny is worthy of outrage, writes Sam Hamad.

The one-state solution is the only solution

Ben White

The one-state solution is the only solution

Comment: A single democratic state in Palestine/Israel is, in fact, a realistic and vital alternative to formal apartheid, writes Ben White.

The problem with Portman's Palestine solidarity

Amal Awad

The problem with Portman's Palestine solidarity

Comment: Natalie Portman's recent comments fail to mention Palestinians, and imply she doesn't inherently have a problem with Israel and its ...

Daoud Kuttab

Israel's collective punishment of Palestinians won't deter the resistance

Comment: Israel's policy of 'deterrence' is indistinguishable from collective punishment, and as a result will only embolden Palestinian activism, writes Daoud Kuttab.

Amal Awad

Palestine: Let's stop pretending it's a fair fight

Comment: When it comes to war, we're not only allowed to take sides, it’s positively expected. In Palestine, however, we're told that the ...

CJ Werleman

Democrats' last hurrah to Israel

Comment: 'Progressive' politicians are showing how out of touch with their base they truly are, writes CJ Werleman.

Amal Awad

Ahed Tamimi, an inconvenient hero

Comment: Ahed Tamimi’s arrest isn't unique; she's one of many children detained in prison, but the lacklustre response from the West is telling, ...

Conan O'Brien and his fantastic marketing campaign for Israel

Amal Awad

Conan O'Brien and his fantastic marketing campaign for Israel

Comment: Conan O’Brien's now-famous visit to the Israel and Palestine is nothing but an advertisement wrapped up in the illusion of neutrality ...

The New Arab

Netanyahu's new poodle: Conan O'Brien rolls over for Israel

His trip to Israel was seen by many as a big Israeli PR stunt, and many took to Twitter to ask whether his trip was sponsored by Israel or ...

Peace for Palestinians begins with recognising the Nakba

Dr. Tamara Kharroub

Peace for Palestinians begins with recognising the Nakba

Comment: Israel continues to enjoy full impunity for its ongoing violations of human rights and international law. The time for accountability ...

No saviour: Airlifted Ethiopian Jews face racism in Israel

David Sheen

No saviour: Airlifted Ethiopian Jews face racism in Israel

Comment: Thirty-two years after the airlift that brought them to Israel, Ethiopian emigres are increasingly skeptical of the government's ...

Hidden memories: Shatila's museum keeping Palestinian refugees' heritage alive

Jillian Kestler-D'Amours

Hidden memories: Shatila's museum keeping Palestinian refugees' heritage alive

Curios for the curious: Refugees' prized possessions tell a story of life before displacement, discovers Jillian Kestler D'Amours.

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