Tag Archives: Palestine

Profile: Who Were the Three Killed Hamas Commanders?

Hamas’ military wing announced the killing of three of its most senior leaders–Raed al-Attar, Mohammed Abu-Shamalah, and Mohammed Barhoum–in an Israeli bombardment early Thursday in Gaza… By Mohammed Omer The three Hamas military commanders killed early Thursday in southern Gaza … Continue reading

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The Land Speaks Arabic

Would it be logical to assume that the early Zionist settlers in Palestine embraced a philosophy of Jewish supremacism? This is quite an interesting documentary, discussing, among other things, the arrival in Palestine of waves of Jewish immigrants who it … Continue reading

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Bernie Sanders Spouts US Party Line When Confronted Over Gaza

The liberal, “progressive” Senator Bernie Sanders held a town hall meeting recently in Cabot, VT and became angry and defensive when questions were raised about Israel’s attack upon Gaza. “Some of you may have noticed there’s a group called ISIS,” … Continue reading

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Dr. Rania Masri Gives Talk in Austin, TX

  Dr. Rania Masri has been an assistant professor in the Department of Environmental Sciences at the University of Balamand in Lebanon. Starting next month she will take up a new teaching position at the American University of Beirut. An … Continue reading

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Wish You Were Here: Israeli Ship Blocked at Port of Oakland for 2nd Day

Oakland Dock Workers Honor Picket Line! The ship owned by the Israeli company, Zim Integrated Shipping, is still encountering rough weather in Oakland, California. This is reported today by Bay City News: OAKLAND — Dockworkers at the Port of Oakland … Continue reading

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Israel Mows the Lawn

By Mouin Rabbani In 2004, a year before Israel’s unilateral disengagement from the Gaza Strip, Dov Weissglass, éminence grise to Ariel Sharon, explained the initiative’s purpose to an interviewer from Haaretz:

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Correction: Palestinian Official Pledges to Pursue ICC Complaint

Palestinian Justice Minister Saleem al-Saqqa told the Palestinian newspaper Al-Resalah that he was strongly opposed to withdrawing the complaint filed by the Palestinian Authority before the International Criminal Court. Read more

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Tariq Abu Khdeir Gives Testimony on C-SPAN, but gets Cut Off by Sen. Boxer

Tariq Abu Khdeir, the 15 year old US citizen who was beaten and kicked unconscious by Israeli police on July 3, spoke at a Capital Hill hearing last week. In remarks broadcast over C-SPAN, Tariq talked about some of the … Continue reading

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Powerful Speech by Dr. Mads Gilbert

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Gaza Relief Efforts–How You Can Help–Plus a Revealing Satellite Photo

Despite ongoing uncertainty as to the viability of the current ceasefire, relief efforts are underway in Gaza. The United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), the UN agency which runs the schools that were bombed, is perhaps the largest organization … Continue reading

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