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A symbol of resistance or an emo kid's accessory in 2006? The Palestinian keffiyeh has a history that makes it a central part of Palestine's culture and must be preserved during and outside of World Keffiyeh Day.
Failing to hold American partners to account for human rights abuses emboldens them to continue with bad behaviour, forcing Washington to defend them and ultimately making these allies burdens rather than assets to the US, writes Trita Parsi.
On 27 April the Guardian reported the horrific massacre of 41 Syrian civilians in Tadamon, a Damascus neighbourhood. As Russian crimes in Ukraine invoke Western outrage and support for Ukraine, Ammar Dayoub says we cannot expect the same for Syria.
Gay Palestinian activist Fahad Ali explains why the Melbourne Queer Film Festival (MQFF) in Australia, by showing an Israeli state-funded film pretexting being 'apolitical', has failed the test of real solidarity with LGBTQ+ people in Palestine.
As Iran comes under increased pressure from geopolitical rivals regarding sanctions, oil, and the nuclear deal, it has turned to hard power to assert its regional influence and hide its nerves.
The recent film Tantura has provoked renewed discussions about Israel's ethnic cleansing of Palestinian villages in 1948. Zochrot NGO is determined to seize this moment to push education on the Nakba and press for the right of return.
Soon after Amira was screened worldwide, audiences throughout the Arab world were quick to denounce the film's inaccuracies, with some activists even taking to the streets to force its removal from cinemas. The New Arab reports back on the outrage.
Netflix has launched 32 Palestinian films on its platform under the collection Palestinian Stories many of which will be broadcast globally, in a step well-received by Palestinian directors and audiences.
The Artists for Palestine exhibition in Buenos Aires showcased the intense solidarity felt by Argentine artists, whose own history of dictatorship and repression has shaped their deep compassion for those under occupation in Palestine.