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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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Death at the Border: Syrian Refugees Should Not Be Used as Political Pawns

Turkey’s use of Syrian refugees as political pawns was one of the most tragic, heart-rendering episodes of the Syrian war and subsequent refugee crisis saga.

Death at the Border: Syrian Refugees Should Not Be Used as Political Pawns

Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan announced in a surprising move on February 29 that he would be reopening his country’s border to Europe, allowing tens of thousands of mostly Syrian

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A Policeman, A Pastor and A Palestinian: The ‘Chilestinians’ as a Model for Palestinian Unity

The Palestinian diaspora in Chile, the Chilestinians, have had unique success in learning how to accept their political differences and unify over thier common cause.

A Policeman, A Pastor and A Palestinian: The ‘Chilestinians’ as a Model for Palestinian Unity

I was only introduced to the term ‘Chilestinians’ last February at a conference in Istanbul, during a presentation by the Director of the Palestinian Federation of Chile, Anuar Majluf. When Majluf referred to the well-rooted Palestinian community in Chile, who number between 450,000 and half a million, using that unfamiliar and peculiar phrase,

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Abuse, Oppression and Murder: The PA Does Israel’s Dirty Work in the West Bank

Arbitrary arrests, torture, and violence are regular occurrences in occupied Palestine. While Israel is responsible for the greater share of the violation of Palestinian human rights, the PA is part and parcel of that same Israeli strategy.

Abuse, Oppression and Murder: The PA Does Israel’s Dirty Work in the West Bank

Merely two weeks after Palestinian Authority President, Mahmoud Abbas, declared that the PA will suspend all ‘security coordination’ with Israel, Palestinian security forces in the West Bank Read Full Article

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A Nightmare Scenario: Coronavirus in ‘Quarantined’ Gaza

Gaza is woefully unprepared to deal with any public health crisis thanks to the Israeli-occupation. That makes an outbreak of Coronavirus a nightmare scenario writes Ramzy Baroud.

A Nightmare Scenario: Coronavirus in ‘Quarantined’ Gaza

What if the Coronavirus reaches the besieged Gaza Strip? While the question carries great urgency for all Palestinians living under Israel’s military occupation, the situation in Gaza is particularly complex and extremely worrying. Nearly 50 countries have already

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In Israel, Corruption and Political Turmoil Mark Netanyahu’s Desperate Bid to Stay in Power

In Israel, corruption and political turmoil mark Netanyahu’s bid to keep power as he weaponizes everything from settlements to the media to stay in power.

In Israel, Corruption and Political Turmoil Mark Netanyahu’s Desperate Bid to Stay in Power

Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, must be channeling the spirit of Houdini as he continues to plot his escape from one of the most convoluted political dilemmas in Israel’s history. It is no secret that Netanyahu’s political behavior is almost entirely shaped by his desire to survive in office for as long as possible in order to avoid

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