In Israeli settlements, Airbnb ban met with both fury and a shrug
- Moshe Gilad משה גלעד
Airbnb’s announcement that it will be removing rental listings in West Bank settlements caught many people by surprise
Nati Rom, the founder of Israel's Lev Haolam organization, walks next to an Airbnb apartment located in the Esh Kodesh ...
Gaza: turning the tables
- Abdelbari Atwan عبد الباري عطوان
Gaza’s missile retaliation has changed the rules and created a crisis for the Israelis
I called an old friend and colleague in Gaza on Wednesday. Hilmi Mousa spent more than ten years in Israeli occupation jails, and lived for a long time in Beirut ...
Israel: Elections for no reason
- Gideon Levy جدعون ليفي גדעון לוי
The coming election, just like most of previous elections, have become another internal ritual, lacking any great significance, in the fictitious rite of Israeli democracy
Everyone knew that the clouds of suspicion are hovering over ...
No to Kurz-Netanyahu!
Human rights are indivisible: they also apply to the Palestinian people
- Various Authors - Versch. Autoren -Muhtelif Yazarlar-مؤلفون مختلفين - نویسندگان مختلف
Austrian Federal Chancellor Sebastian Kurz is organising a conference in Vienna on 20 and 21 November entitled "Combating anti-Semitism and anti-Zionism". Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is expected to be a special guest of honour. ...
The Normalisation Drive: Why are Gulf governments increasingly flaunting their ties with Israel?
- Abdelbari Atwan عبد الباري عطوان
Three painful normalisation blows were dealt in as many days to what remains of the Arab states’ self-respect. The first was the participation of an Israeli delegation at a sports tournament in Qatar. The second was the despatch of another sporting ...
Israel is afraid of Khalida Jarrar because she shatters its false democratic image
- Ramzy Baroud رمزي بارود
When Israeli troops stormed the house of Palestinian parliamentarian and lawyer Khalida Jarrar on April 2, 2015, she was engrossed in her research. For months, she had been leading a Palestinian effort to take Israel to the International Criminal ...
Netanyahu advances bill seeking death penalty for Palestinians accused of ‘terrorism’
- Yumna Patel
Israel’s parliament, the Knesset, will renew its debate next week over a bill that would seek the death penalty for Palestinians accused of “terrorism,” after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman ...
Israeli forces detain 8-year-old Palestinian child near al-Khalil/Hebron
- Maan News Agency وكالة معا الإخبارية
Al-Khalil/Hebron (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces detained an eight-year-old Palestinian child, on Friday afternoon, near the entrance of the town of Beit Ummar, north of the southern occupied West bank district of Hebron.
Carlos Latuff, 2014
Local sources ...
Gaza’s iconic ‘liberty protester’ shot in the leg by Israeli forces
- Ahmed Alkabariti أحمد الكباريتي
Aed Abu Amro, 20, is the owner of a small kiosk that sells cigarettes in the al-Zeitoun neighborhood of Gaza City’s south side. On October 22 he reached internet infamy after photographer for Anadolu Agency Mustafa Hassouna captured a shirtless ...
Gaza's drinking water spurs blue baby syndrome, serious illnesses
- Sandy Tolan
Contaminated and scarce water owing to Israel's brutal siege and bombing of infrastructure leads to death and disease.
The unshaven doctor with circles under his eyes enters the children's ward at Al Nassar hospital in Gaza City. It's a Thursday ...