International

  • Palestinian Authority plans for disengagement with Israel

    Palestinian Authority (PA) yesterday, 6 February, announced that it would prepare plans for disengagement with the Israeli occupation based on the latest decisions of PLO’s Executive Committee, Quds Press reported. In a statement issu...

  • 11 Pakistani soldiers killed by Taliban gaining strength in neighboring Afghanistan

    A suicide bomber killed at least 11 Pakistani army soldiers and injured 13 at an army camp in Sawat Valley on Saturday (Feb 3, 2018). An army Captain was among those who died in the bombing. Army officials in Swat told the press th...

  • Foreign Policy for Sale: Greece’s Dangerous Alliance with Israel

    For a brief historical moment, Alexis Tsipras and his political party, Syriza, ignited hope that Greece could resu...

  • Germany to compensate Jewish Algerian Holocaust survivors

    The German government has agreed to compensate around 25,000 Jewish Algerian Holocaust survivors for the first time. The survivors will be able to apply for a one-time grant later this year, according to a rights organisation. Jews who suff...

  • UK Indian Diaspora Mark Republic Day by Protesting Against Hindutva Outside the High Commission

    London: Instead of hosting and participating in festivities, the Indian diaspora last evening 26 January 2018 marked their Republic Day by organising a protest against Hindutva attacks on minorities and Dalits in India. Braving chilly wind ...

  • New data: 435,708 Israeli settlers live in occupied West Bank

    New Israeli statistics have shown that the number of Jewish settlers living in the occupied West Bank reached 435,708 living in 150 illegal settlements at the start of 2018, Israeli media reported on 20 January. This number did not i...

  • The Trials of Africa and the Real Dr. King They Want Us to Forget

    But that is only one version of Dr. King that is allowed to be broadcast, at least in polite company. The other, more revolutionary, radical and global King is to remain hidden from view.

  • Russia supplies military essentials to Pakistan: Russian Minister

    Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Igor Morgulov has said that his country was supplying military equipment to Pakistan. Morgulov’s statement came on Thursday (Jan 18) in a geopolitical conference organized jointly by the Indian Mini...

  • Mr. Trump, you are not a nice man: Occupied Palestine

    Occupied Palestine: A reader, apparently a Trump fan, has voiced consternation at my description of the American President as racist following his scandalous remarks about African countries and Haiti last week. https://desertpeace.wordpress.com...

  • Israeli Journalist calls for raping Palestinian female detainees “but away from cameras”! Where is the outcry?

    Occupied Jerusalem: A prominent Israeli journalist, Ben Caspit, has reportedly called for raping and sexually harassing Palestinian females detained in Israeli jails and interrogation centers. “In the case of the girls, we should exac...

  • Palestinians vote to suspend recognition of Israel, stop security coordination

    According to its closing statement during its 28th session, the Palestinian Central Council decided to charge the PLO’s executive committee with suspending its recognition of Israel. The suspension will last until Israel recogni...

  • In Words and Deeds: The Genesis of Israeli Violence

    Not a day passes without a prominent Israeli politician or intellectual making an outrageous statement against Palestinians. Many of these statements tend to garner little attention or evoke rightly deserved outrage. ...

  • Is India’s Modi rewarding Israel’s Netanyahu for his slow-motion holocaust against the Palestinians?

    Occupied Jerusalem (15 January, 2018): Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and his wife, Sara, received a cordial welcome upon their arrival in New Delhi Sunday. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi came to welcome them in person, even...

  • Pakistan warns India against any misadventure

    Pakistan Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif said Saturday (Jan 13) that Indian Army Chief General Bipin Rawat’s remarks about Pakistan amount to “invitation for nuclear encounter”. Asif was reacting to Rawat&rsqu...

  • The Loquacious fool at the White House

    Occupied Palestine: “The heart of the fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart. The tongue of the wise makes knowledge appealing, but the mouth of a fool belches out foolishness. ....” On Thursday, Presi...

  • Foreign Minister Asif says Pakistan alliance with U.S. over

    Pakistan's alliance with the United States seems to be coming towards an end following the US decision to suspend security aid, Pakistan Minister of Foreign Affairs Khawaja Asif told the Wall Street Journal on Friday (Jan. 5)....

  • Israel boycotts herself

    It was not entirely a surprise when Israel decided that it would prohibit entry to 20 leading organizations which are calling for BDS as a tool of bringing justice to Palestinians. This follows a Knesset bill approved last year that forbid entr...

  • Shadow Armies: The Unseen, But Real US War in Africa

    There is a real — but largely concealed — war which is taking place throughout the African continent. It involves the United States, an invigorated Russia and a rising China. The outcome of the war is likely to define ...

  • Swiss Newspaper unveils secret Saudi Arabia-Israel military alliance

    Saudi Arabia is seeking to buy Israeli defense systems and working with Israel to prevent Iran’s expansion in the Middle East, according to the Swiss newspaper Basler Zeitung. Basler Zeitung reported on Monday (Jan 8) a “s...

  • The Return of Kahanism in Israel

    Occupied East Jerusalem: Meir Kahana, the Nazi-like American-Israeli militant rabbi, who in the 1970s advocated mass expulsion of Palestinians from mandatory Palestine, must be dancing in his grave as his brand of  insidious Talmudic Jewis...