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Israeli blacklist bans BDS activists from entering the country

Israeli blacklist bans BDS activists from entering the country Israel has published a list of 20 organisations—including the Palestine Solidarity Campaign in Britain—whose activists and senior officials are banned from entering the country.

Palestinians face brutal crackdown on resistance

Palestinians face brutal   crackdown on resistance Israel’s crackdown on the Palestinian resistance has continued since it was launched late last year following a speech by US president Donald Trump.

Tim’s view - Ahed Tamimi

Tim’s view - Ahed Tamimi A military court in Israel has extended the detention of a Palestinian teenager who was filmed slapping Israeli soldiers.

UN votes down US recognition of Jerusalem as Israeli capital

UN votes down US recognition of Jerusalem as Israeli capital The US has failed to defeat a United Nations (UN) vote condemning Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. The vote was held last night at the request of Arab states.

Protests defy Trump backing Israel's false claim over Jerusalem

Protests defy Trump backing Israels false claim over Jerusalem Israel looked set to launch further violent repression against Palestinians after US president Donald Trump said he regarded Jerusalem “the capital of Israel” last week.

Protesters take to the streets in solidarity with Palestine

Protesters take to the streets in solidarity with Palestine Protesters gathered outside the US embassy in central London on Friday in solidarity with Palestinians who demonstrated in East Jerusalem, the West Bank and Gaza Strip.

The First Intifada—30 years since Palestinians rose up against Israel

08 December 2017
Palestinian resistance organisation Hamas called for an intifada—uprising—after Donald Trump described Jerusalem as Israel’s capital last week. It came on the eve of the 30th anniversary of the first intifada.

Fury in Palestine as Trump declares Jerusalem ‘capital of Israel’

06 December 2017
A speech by Donald Trump could trigger a new wave of Palestinian resistance—and protests in solidarity across the Middle East.

Mass slaughter at Egyptian mosque follows repression by dictator el-Sisi

27 November 2017
Egypt’s dictator General Abdel Fattah el-Sisi promised to respond with “brute force” after an appalling terror attack on a mosque

The scandal of Israel’s occupation of the Golan Heights is bigger than Priti Patel

08 November 2017
Priti Patel, the Tory international development minister, is expected to be sacked over secret deals to fund Israel’s army in the occupied Golan Heights.

Thousands march for justice for Palestine

04 November 2017
Supporters of Palestine marched through central London on Saturday, to call for justice 100 years since the Balfour Declaration was signed. The declaration gave Britain’s official support to the creation of a Jewish state in Palestine and signalled the beginning of a century of Palestinian oppression.

Bloody Balfour’s century of oppression in Palestine

28 October 2017
One hundred years ago Tory foreign secretary Arthur Balfour's declaration laid the basis for Palestinian oppression. Nick Clark looks at its legacy today

Hamas surrenders Gaza Strip to Fatah

17 October 2017
 

Protest as Labour Party expels anti-Zionist

10 October 2017
The Labour Party expelled a prominent Israeli anti-Zionist academic and campaigner last week, citing antisemitism.

Electrical Gaza—the hope and terror in a siege city

10 October 2017
If Rosalind Nashashibi doesn’t win the Turner arts prize, then something’s gone wrong.

Hamas could give up control of Gaza after ten years of brutal Israeli siege

03 October 2017
Palestinian resistance group Hamas could give up control of the government in the Gaza Strip after ten years under siege by Israel.

Right’s ability to smear left as antisemitic weakened at Labour conference

02 October 2017
In a high point of his speech to Labour conference last month, Jeremy Corbyn affirmed his solidarity with the Palestinian people.

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

29 August 2017
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

17 August 2017
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

01 August 2017
This year’s Edinburgh Festival has been caught up in political controversy before it has even begun.

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