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In Qatar, Yemen and Gaza, power play of Saudis and Iran brings new danger

In Qatar, Yemen and Gaza, power play of Saudis and Iran brings new danger An economic blockade led by US ally Saudi Arabia backfired spectacularly as Qatar announced it had reopened full diplomatic ties with Iran last week.

Israeli leader Netanyahu in trouble—but so is Gaza Strip

Israeli leader Netanyahu in trouble—but so is Gaza Strip Israeli army officers have talked up the possibility of a new war on Palestinians as they moved to tighten the siege on the Gaza Strip

Tragedy rubs shoulders with controversy at Edinburgh Festival

Tragedy rubs shoulders with controversy at  Edinburgh Festival This year’s Edinburgh Festival has been caught up in political controversy before it has even begun.

Israel backs down from Al Aqsa clampdown

Israel backs down from Al Aqsa clampdown Mass protests last Friday forced Israeli forces to reopen the Al Aqsa mosque to all worshippers.

Protests erupt after IDF murders Palestinians

Protests erupt after IDF murders Palestinians At least three Palestinians were killed by Israeli forces on Friday, as protests against the Israeli occupation erupted across East Jerusalem and the West Bank.

Israeli clamp down at Al Aqsa mosque marks new crackdown on Palestinians

Israeli clamp down at Al Aqsa mosque marks new crackdown on Palestinians Israel has launched a new crackdown on Palestinians in East Jerusalem, restricting Muslim access to the Al Aqsa mosque compound.

International round up: Egypt to put Israel’s man in Gaza?

11 July 2017
Palestinian Authority (PA) president Mahmoud Abbas met with Egyptian dictator Abdel Fattah el-Sisi last Sunday.

Pro-Palestine activists' legal win pressures Zionists - but Tory attacks continue

27 June 2017
A court ruling slapped down Tory attempts to curb the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaign last week—giving a boost to pro-Palestinian campaigners.

Israel’s power cuts push the Gaza Strip deeper into crisis

27 June 2017
Gaza is a city ready to burst. Palestinians in the Gaza Strip are suffering after Israel drastically cut their power supply last week.

Six days that entrenched imperialism

06 June 2017
Fifty years ago Israel launched the Six Day War in a bid to shore up its relationship with the US and its murderous rule over Palestine, writes Nick Clark

Bullying and posturing fail to stifle the resistance as Palestinian hunger strike ends

30 May 2017
Palestinians in Israeli prisons declared victory last Saturday after ending a 40-day mass hunger strike.

Will Hamas repeat Fatah’s mistakes by ceding ground to Israel?

16 May 2017
Nearly 50 years since Israel occupied Palestine’s West Bank, Gaza Strip and East Jerusalem, Palestinian leaders seem further away than ever from getting Israel to leave.

Thousands of Palestinians join general strike in solidarity with prisoners

02 May 2017
Clashes erupted across the West Bank last Friday as Palestinians held a “day of rage” in solidarity with hunger-striking prisoners.

Hundreds protest against Israeli ambassador Mark Regev at Soas

02 May 2017
Hundreds of students and their supporters protested outside the School of Oriental and African Studies (Soas) yesterday evening, Thursday, as Israeli ambassador Mark Regev spoke inside.

Soas university students plan protest against Israeli ambassador Mark Regev

25 April 2017
Students at the School of African and Oriental Studies (Soas) in central London are set to protest next week against a planned visit by Israeli ambassador Mark Regev.

Palestinian hunger strike in Israeli prisons

18 April 2017
Between 1,600 and 2,000 Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails began a hunger strike on Monday.

Ken Livingstone, Labour and the fight against antisemitism

11 April 2017
Everyone should stand against the attempt to force the Labour Party to expel Ken Livingstone.

Protests in Gaza after Palestinian Authority slashes public sector workers’ wages

11 April 2017
Thousands of Palestinian public sector workers have taken to the streets in Gaza in protest against a pay cut.

UN's Rima Khalaf forced to resign after criticising Israeli 'apartheid'

21 March 2017
Head of a United Nations (UN) agency Rima Khalaf has been forced to resign after publishing a report calling Israel an apartheid state.

Bigots launch drive to silence students’ Palestine societies

28 February 2017
Friends of Palestine societies at universities across Britain are coming under what appears to be a coordinated attack from pro-Israel pressure groups.

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