Palestine

  • When medical personnel stand by and watch a murder

    »Even if we assume that medical personnel must indeed wait for sappers to determine that a wounded person doesn’t pose any danger – where was that sapper? Why doesn’t he or she automatically show up alongside the medical personnel?« Dr Tsil Regev...
  • Photojournalist Caught Posing Girl at Brussels Memorial

    Many people have been harassing Al Sabbah on social media today. Pomerantz, the photographer who spotted the original Fox video, left this comment on one of Al Sabbah’s photos — PetaPixel...
  • Israelis are being stabbed to death in the streets of Jerusalem − why doesn’t anyone care?

    “What we have witnessed these past weeks has looked like solidarity with murderous Palestinian knife-wielders, mixed with callousness towards innocent Israelis' lives.”...
  • Palestinian Statehood Resolution Fails at UN

    The UN Security Council rejected (NYT) a Palestinian draft resolution that called for the negotiation of Israeli-Palestinian peace deal based on Palestinian statehood along 1967 territorial lines. The draft resolution, which carried a twelve-month deadline and called for Israel’s withdrawal from Palestinian territories by 2017, failed to win the nine-vote majority...
  • Journalists Killed at High Rate in 2014

    International journalists killed at high rate in 2014; Middle East deadliest region! An unusually high proportion of journalists killed in relation to their work in 2014 were international journalists, as correspondents crossed borders to cover conflict and dangerous situations in the Middle East, Ukraine, and Afghanistan, the Committee to...
  • Israel bans Norwegian doctor from Gaza

    Mads Gilbert, an outspoken Norwegian doctor and activist who treated patients at Gaza’s al-Shifa hospital during Israel’s assault on the Palestinian territory this summer, has been denied access to Gaza “indefinitely” by Israeli authorities. Gilbert told Al Jazeera on Friday that he was turned away from the Erez border crossing...
  • Beautiful dream of Israel has become a nightmare

    Everyone ought to be sad at what the beautiful old dream of Jewish redemption has come to. Everyone ought to grieve the death of innocents. As I write, the unspeakable tragedy in Gaza continues to unfold. By Gabore Mate — As a Jewish youngster growing up in Budapest, an infant survivor...
  • Hamas's Chances

    »The talks never took place. The lesson for Hamas was clear. Even if an agreement was brokered by the US and Egypt, Israel could still fail to honour it. Morsi was formally charged with conspiring with Hamas to destabilise the country. The leader of the Muslim Brotherhood and hundreds...
  • 64 public figures, 7 Nobel laureates, call for arms embargo on Israel

    Tutu, Chomsky, Waters, Pappe, others accuse country of ‘war crimes and possible crimes against humanity.’ Sixty-four public figures, including seven Nobel Peace Prize winners, have called for an international arms embargo on Israel for its “war crimes and possible crimes against humanity” in Gaza. The statement came in a...