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Comment: Ambiguous UN ideals of hope and peace ignore the political imbalances that have granted Israel impunity at the expense of Palestinian rights and autonomy, writes Ramona Wadi.

Comment: The rapid growth of the progressive vote in America over the past four years reveals how voting patterns will continue to change in 2020 and beyond, writes Yousef Munayyer.

Palestine: A history punctuated by the intifadas

Maher al-Charif

Palestine: A history punctuated by the intifadas

Comment: To mark 20 years since the Second Intifada, Maher al-Charif takes a look back at the 1940 general strike and armed rebellion, and the First Intifada of 1987.

The Hundred Years' War on Palestine

Josh Ruebner

The Hundred Years' War on Palestine

Book Club: Rashid Khalidi's masterful book traces a hundred years of colonial war against Palestinians, waged first by the Zionist movement and ...

Four participants withdraw from Israeli documentary festival, citing BDS

The New Arab Staff

Four participants withdraw from Israeli documentary festival, citing BDS

Four participants of Docaviv 2020 have withdrawn themselves and their entries after a campaign by BDS.

Diana Alghoul

UK's Trade Union Congress describes Israeli practices as 'apartheid'

The UK's Trade Union Congress has described Israel as participating in 'apartheid practices' and has urged for a just solution.

Ramona Wadi

Israel-UAE 'peace plane' leaves suffering Gazans behind

Comment: As the Israeli-UAE 'peace' agreement takes centre stage, it deflects from a renewed siege on Gaza and the UN's failure to address ...

Ramona Wadi

'Cultivating settlements': Israel's colonial expansion rebranded

Comment: Dropping the term 'annexation' will make it easier for Israel to continue its colonial project without being reprimanded by the ...

Yazan al-Saadi

MSF has a flaw its white saviours can't solve

Comment: The functioning of MSF and other humanitarian organisations is inherently racist. Whether or not it can shed its colonial attitudes ...

Handpicking historians to discuss France-Algeria's colonial history won't help

Malia Bouattia

Handpicking historians to discuss France-Algeria's colonial history won't help

Comment: Algeria and France are about to have a long overdue discussion about their colonial past. But will it be anything other than ...

Randa Abdel-Fattah

Freedom of speech and the exceptional case of Palestine

Comment: Too many 'progressives' are unwilling to extend their anti-racist and anti-colonial values to support for Palestine, writes Randa ...

Long-Bailey slipped up, but exporting Israeli violence is unacceptable

Malia Bouattia

Long-Bailey slipped up, but exporting Israeli violence is unacceptable

Comment: Sacking Long-Bailey for making a factual mistake about an otherwise verified practice is a low-down attempt to punish Labour's left, ...

Black Lives Matter UK stands with Palestine against '<em>colonialism</em>'

The New Arab Staff

Black Lives Matter UK stands with Palestine against 'colonialism'

Black Lives Matter UK has spoken in solidarity with Palestine as annexation looms.

Palestinian BDS movement backs #BlackLivesMatter anti-police brutality protests

The New Arab

Palestinian BDS movement backs #BlackLivesMatter anti-police brutality protests

The largest Palestinian boycott coalition released a statement to announce its resolute solidarity with #BlackLivesMatter protesters ...

How Palestine solidarity became a litmus test in Germany

Majed Abusalama

How Palestine solidarity became a litmus test in Germany

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

Nour Odeh

The common thread between Palestine's Nakba and Israeli annexation

While Palestinians marked 72 years of the Nakba, Israel saw the birth of a new coalition government poised to annex the West Bank.

Diana Alghoul

Five books on Palestine to read during Covid-19 lockdown

Book Club: From history, culture, to food, fiction and beyond, here are five brilliant books on the theme of Palestine to discover while on ...

Ramona Wadi

Writings on the Wall: Palestinian Oral Histories

Book Club: Thomas Suarez has organised a moving collection of oral histories conveying the hopes and humanity of Palestinians living under ...

Nour Odeh

Benny Gantz's betrayal has secured Israel's right-wing future

Unity talks effectively split the Blue and White coalition and ended any semblance of real opposition to Likud, ensuring that Netanyahu will ...

India's new Kashmir domicile law mirrors Israel's <em>settler</em>-colonial blueprint

Aamir Ali Bhat

India's new Kashmir domicile law mirrors Israel's settler-colonial blueprint

India has passed a new domicile law in Kashmir which residents fear will change the demographic status of the Muslim-majority territory.

Ramona Wadi

Squandering the Palestinian right of return

Comment: The absence of demands that prioritise the Palestinian right of return as a political right will adversely affect the struggle of all ...

Trump-Netanyahu issue a new colonial mandate in Palestine

Rami G. Khouri

Trump-Netanyahu issue a new colonial mandate in Palestine

Comment: Trump and Netanyahu's plan is effectively a 21st century neo-mandate, mirroring the most insidious aims and values of the 1922 British ...

Democracy languishes in Modi's anti-Muslim India

Umar Lateef Misgar

Democracy languishes in Modi's anti-Muslim India

Comment: India's new citizenship law brings home the existential threat that Indian Muslims face under a Hindu-supremacist government, writes ...

Heritage and the Cultural Struggle for Palestine

Ramona Wadi

Heritage and the Cultural Struggle for Palestine

Book Club: By looking at intertwining complexities of politics, heritage, culture and state formation, Chiara de Cesari's academic study ...

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