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‘Nailed to a Cross’? World Bank Warns of Impact of Israel’s Siege on Gaza

Forty-Four percent unemployment, people can’t get proper medical care, while reconstruction from last summer’s 50-day bombing campaign still has not gotten off the ground due to Israel’s ongoing blockade–this, as the video above shows, is the grim reality of life … Continue reading

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Shepherds in Palestinian Village Appeal for International Help

Recently the Vatican officially recognized Palestinian statehood. This is not a radical step by any means. The Vatican is simply taking the same action which the UN General Assembly already took several years ago.

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Israel’s Environmental Racism: Cancer-Causing Chemical Plants in Tulkarem

The ISM website has posted an article about a protest held today by locals in the West Bank city of Tulkarem. The protest was against the presence of 11 Israeli chemical plants that have been located there and that have … Continue reading

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Obama Approves New F-35 Fighter Jets for Israel–as Jews Chant ‘Death to Arabs’

An excellent discussion on the announcement by the US government that it will make advanced F-35 fighter jets available to Israel–this of course despite the recent friction between the Obama administration and the Netanyahu government. What to make of it? … Continue reading

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Is Israel Using Floodwater as a Weapon Again?

[Ed.-Back in January of 2014, I wrote an article on the possible deliberate diversion of floodwater into Gaza by Israel from the reservoirs and lines of its national water carrier that are located along the border separating the Jewish state … Continue reading

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The Pianist of Yarmouk

The Pianist of Yarmouk The pianist of Yarmouk pushes his white piano everywhere on his uncle’s vegetable cart. He knows the symphonies of Beethoven, but the buildings (their eyes) and the alleys (their echo) demand another tune:

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The Plan Underway: Shatter, Destroy, Divide & Rule

Cat’s foot, iron claw Neuro-surgeons scream for more At paranoia’s poison door 21st century schizoid man Blood rack, barbed wire Politician’s funeral pyre Innocence raped with napalm fire 21st century schizoid man Dead sea, blind man’s greed Poet’s starving, children … Continue reading

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Palestinian Death Toll in 2014 Highest Since 1967, Says UN

More Palestinian civilians have died as a result of the conflict with Israel in 2014 than in any year since 1967, according to a UN report which called for restraint on both sides. Thereport, published by the United Nations Office … Continue reading

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Jewish Storm Troopers

I use the word “storm troopers” because we see Israeli soldiers literally “storming” into a group of people–apparently wholly nonviolent–and begin cocking their rifles, pushing, shoving and hurling people to the ground. One man apparently was knocked totally unconscious. By … Continue reading

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Palestinian Refugees in Iraq Struggle to Find Refuge from ISIS

Palestinian refugee families in Iraq discuss their efforts to find refuge from the havoc being inflicted by ISIS.

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