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

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

Thousands march for justice for Palestine 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

Bloody Balfour’s century of oppression in Palestine One hundred years ago Tory foreign secretary Arthur Balfour's declaration laid the basis for Palestinian oppression. Nick Clark looks at its legacy today

Protest as Labour Party expels anti-Zionist

Protest as Labour Party expels anti-Zionist 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

Electrical Gaza—the hope and terror in a siege city 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.

Israel backs down from Al Aqsa clampdown

31 July 2017
Mass protests last Friday forced Israeli forces to reopen the Al Aqsa mosque to all worshippers.

Protests erupt after IDF murders Palestinians

22 July 2017
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

18 July 2017
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.

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