The Trump Presidency May be Better for Palestine

The Trump Presidency May be Better for Palestine

Israel is dizzy. January 20th has been like another Christmas Day and Donald Trump is jolly old Santa Claus bearing gifts. The writing is already on the...
Palestinians in West Bank and Gaza commemorate Fatah's 52nd anniversary

Palestinians in West Bank and Gaza commemorate Fatah’s 52nd anniversary

Supporters of the Fatah movement held rallies in the occupied West Bank and besieged Gaza Strip Saturday to commemorate the 52nd anniversary of the Palestinian revolution and...

Guest Writer: Enter Trump; where do we go from here?

Perhaps the main losers of the American election, besides Donald Trump’s own voters, are the Palestinians. Meaning, of course, that the Israelis are among the big winners....

Israel’s never-ending crimes: It’s not just settlements

Last week, the world stood fixated at a largely symbolic gesture by the United Nations in which it found the continued Israeli occupation of the West Bank...
Time to bid farewell to Washington and embrace the globe

Palestine 2017: Time to bid farewell to Washington and embrace the globe

There is no doubt that the UN Security Council condemnation of Israel on Friday, December 23, was an important and noteworthy event. True, the United Nations’ main chambers...
A year to recall three bleak Palestinian anniversaries

2017: A year to recall three bleak Palestinian anniversaries

Increasingly, Palestinians seem doomed to become subjects, or at best second-class citizens, in their homeland. Israeli expansionism, United States unconditional support, and UN impotence are combining to create...
Secrets of the Zionist massacre in Palestinian city of Safad

Secrets of the Zionist massacre in Palestinian city of Safad

Maariv newspaper uncovered the secrets of the Zionist massacre of Safad in 1948, including the Palmach forces’ massacre in nearby Ein al-Zeitun village. The Palmach shot dead...

The UN settlement resolution is too little and too late

The United Nations Security Council vote decrying Israel's policy of settlement expansion is a welcome, but empty, gesture - all but irrelevant to the contest waged daily...

Barack Obama, John Kerry, and the Palestine saga

The twilight of Barack Obama's presidency may seem an odd time to propose a new policy initiative for resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. But, although it is the...

Settlements are not a victimless crime

Israeli settlements are villages, towns and cities built illegally on Palestinian land. With the continual building of more and more settlements Israel is building Palestine out of...

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