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Book Club: Jeff Halper argues that the only way to decolonise Palestine is to dismantle Israeli structures of domination and control and replace them with a single democratic state.

Against the backdrop of the Covid-19 pandemic, 2020 saw the further erosion of Palestinian rights.

Israel arrests Palestinian over West Bank <em>settler</em> murder

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Israel arrests Palestinian over West Bank settler murder

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has vowed to 'settle accounts' with whoever killed the French-Israeli dual national.

Israeli woman found dead near West Bank settlement

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Israeli woman found dead near West Bank settlement

Israeli media identified the deceased as Esther Horgen, 52, a mother of six from the Tal Menashe settlement.

Tunisia: The road to revolution

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Tunisia: The road to revolution

In-depth: The uprisings that swept North Africa and the Middle East began in Tunisia, bringing freedom and democracy to a country so long ...

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.

Diana B. Sayed

Australia's Afghanistan crimes weren't just a 'few bad apples'

Comment: Australians are due a reckoning and must acknowledge that we are a state built on violence, writes Diana B. Sayed, Afghan ...

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Israeli forces beat elderly Palestinian man picking olives

Muhammad Salibi, 77, was beaten by Israeli forces who ordered him to leave his own land and stop picking his olives.

Alessandra Bajec

UAE plan to 'modernise' checkpoints could entrench Israel's occupation

In-depth: An Israeli-Emirati investment fund could be used to upgrade military checkpoints across the West Bank. Palestinians say it would make ...

Palestine's olive harvest marred by rising Israeli <em>settler</em> <em>violence</em>

Alessandra Bajec

Palestine's olive harvest marred by rising Israeli settler violence

In-depth: Attacks by Israeli settlers against Palestinians often intensify during the crucial olive harvest season.

Ramona Wadi

At 75, the UN is still failing Palestinians

Comment: Ambiguous UN ideals of hope and peace ignore the political imbalances that have granted Israel impunity at the expense of Palestinian ...

Dismantling the counterterror narrative is long overdue

Mobashra Tazamal

Dismantling the counterterror narrative is long overdue

Comment: The language and logic of counter-terrorism established by the US has been used to justify a devastating spectrum of Muslim persecution ...

Palestinian farmer left hospitalised after Israeli <em>settler</em> attack

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Palestinian farmer left hospitalised after Israeli settler attack

Palestinian farmer Usama Hamdan was left hospitalised after he was attacked by an armed Israeli settler.

Palestinian-Israeli doctor refused entry to flashpoint settlement

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Palestinian-Israeli doctor refused entry to flashpoint settlement

The Palestinian Israeli doctor said his denied entry into Yitzhar settlement was an 'example of the racist hatred that underlies the settlement ...

Israeli handed 3 life sentences for killing Palestinian family

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Israeli handed 3 life sentences for killing Palestinian family

A Jewish settler was given three life sentences on Monday for murdering a Palestinian toddler and his parents in an arson attack.

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Israeli settlers shoot at Palestinian workers in occupied Nablus

Israeli settlers snuck into the village of Burqa in the occupied West Bank and attacked Palestinian construction workers.

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 ...

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Palestinian hospitalised as Israeli settlers throw stones at car

A Palestinian was taken to hospital after Israeli settlers threw stones at his car.

India's Modi launches Hindu temple on Kashmir anniversary

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India's Modi launches Hindu temple on Kashmir anniversary

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the construction of a new Hindu temple at a contested religious site with a history of deadly ...

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 ...

Mosque near Ramallah torched in latest anti-Palestinian attack

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Mosque near Ramallah torched in latest anti-Palestinian attack

The Al-Bireh mosque was daubed in anti-Palestinian graffiti and set on fire overnight in a suspected 'price tag' attack by extremist Israeli ...

India and China play political football with Muslims

CJ Werleman

India and China play political football with Muslims

Comment: Both Beijing and New Delhi are seeking to smear each other's reputation by pointing to their respective mistreatment of Muslims, writes ...

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 ...

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