From Electoral Politics to Coronavirus Response: In Israel, Apartheid Mentality Reigns

Israel’s longstanding political crisis didn’t end due to some altruistic desire to pull together in a time of crisis, it ended because Israelis were faced with a choice, work with Arabs or throw it all away, writes Miko Peled.

From Electoral Politics to Coronavirus Response: In Israel, Apartheid Mentality Reigns

Jerusalem, Palestine -- Once again, Benjamin Netanyahu wins big in Israeli politics. Even as his main opponent, former Israeli army chief Benny Gantz was given a mandate to form and head a coalition government, Netanyahu, indicted and presumed to be on his way out, managed to pull in Gantz, break up the Blue and White opposition party, stop the

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Ramzy Baroud

Ramzy Baroud

Dr. Ramzy Baroud is a widely published and translated author, an internationally syndicated columnist and editor of PalestineChronicle.com. His latest book is The Last Earth: A Palestinian Story (Pluto Press, 2018). He earned a Ph.D. in Palestine Studies from the University of Exeter (2015), and was a Non-Resident Scholar at Orfalea Center for Global and International Studies, UCSB. Visit his website at  www.ramzybaroud.net.

Venezuela’s Coronavirus Response Might Surprise You

Unlike in the United States where coronavirus treatment can cost up to $35,000 and where Trump seems more concerned about the economy than about peoples’ lives, Venezuela is handling the crisis by placing value in health over profits.

Venezuela’s Coronavirus Response Might Surprise You

Within a few hours of being launched, over 800 Venezuelans in the U.S. registered for an emergency flight from Miami to

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King David’s Ancient Road: How Israeli Archaeologists Are Aiding the Theft of Silwan

Claiming “science” as their reason and in total disregard for the wellbeing of the population, tunnels are dug under Palestinian homes in Silwan, destroying foundations and forcing residents to flee.

King David’s Ancient Road: How Israeli Archaeologists Are Aiding the Theft of Silwan

Jerusalem, Palestine -- Wadi Hilweh, also known as Silwan, is a lovely, ancient town that sits in the valley directly below the Al-Aqsa compound, just outside the Old City of Jerusalem. Sadly, on any given day in this ancient valley, one can see ongoing ethnic cleansing, violence incited by Israeli settlers and the erasure of history, all at the

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Miko Peled

Miko Peled

Miko Peled is an author and human rights activist born in Jerusalem. He is the author of "The General's Son. Journey of an Israeli in Palestine," and "Injustice, the Story of the Holy Land Foundation Five."

From Hong Kong to Chile in 8 Days With COVID-19 on My Tail

“During my more than 20,000 kilometers long journey, I have seen a frightened, divided planet.”

From Hong Kong to Chile in 8 Days With COVID-19 on My Tail

Santiago (21st Century Wire) -- Imagine that you are in Hong Kong, in a city where “you are actually not supposed to be”, in the first place. You are ready to go home, to South America. But just two days before your departure, via Seoul and Amsterdam, your first Sky Team carrier, Korean

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Andre Vltchek

Andre Vltchek

Andre Vltchek is a philosopher, novelist, filmmaker and investigative journalist. He has covered wars and conflicts in dozens of countries. Five of his latest books are “China Belt and Road Initiative: Connecting Countries, Saving Millions of Lives”, “China and Ecological Cavillation” with John B. Cobb, Jr., Revolutionary Optimism, Western Nihilism, a revolutionary novel Aurora and a bestselling work of political non-fiction: “Exposing Lies Of The Empire”. View his other books here. Watch Rwanda Gambit, his groundbreaking documentary about Rwanda and DRCongo and his film/dialogue with Noam Chomsky “On Western Terrorism”. Vltchek presently resides in East Asia and the Middle East and continues to work around the world. He can be reached through his website and his Twitter. His Patreon

Technology of Death: The Not-So-Shocking Report on Israeli Weapons Exports

SIPRI and Amnesty International are right in exposing Israel’s thriving weapons exports market while emphasizing the fact that much of these weapons proliferate freely among human rights violators.

Technology of Death: The Not-So-Shocking Report on Israeli Weapons Exports

The Middle East, battered by wars and adjoining humanitarian crises that have left millions of people stateless, hungry and diseased, is in urgent need of peace, security, and reconstruction. Thanks to the US, Russian, French, Israeli and other weapons manufacturers, however, it is now the dumping ground for military hardware, an ominous sign for

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Ramzy Baroud

Ramzy Baroud

Dr. Ramzy Baroud is a widely published and translated author, an internationally syndicated columnist and editor of PalestineChronicle.com. His latest book is The Last Earth: A Palestinian Story (Pluto Press, 2018). He earned a Ph.D. in Palestine Studies from the University of Exeter (2015), and was a Non-Resident Scholar at Orfalea Center for Global and International Studies, UCSB. Visit his website at  www.ramzybaroud.net.

The Butcher of Khiam: How Trump Brought Home Notorious War Criminal Amer Fakhoury

Amer Fakhoury was remembered in Lebanon as “The Butcher of Khiam,” and though he is back in the US now, his name and crimes will never be forgotten in the land of his birth.

The Butcher of Khiam: How Trump Brought Home Notorious War Criminal Amer Fakhoury

Beirut, Lebanon (Mideast Discourse) -- Amer Fakhoury escaped from Beirut, Lebanon on a US military helicopter on March 19. He had been 

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Steven Sahiounie

Steven Sahiounie

Steven Sahouni is an independent Syrian political analyst and writer based in Lebanon; he has been covering the Syrian crisis since it's onset in 2011 and has published several articles in numerous media outlets - He is regularly interviewed by US, Canadian and German media.