International

  • Trump’s Visit to Israel: How Palestine Disappeared from US Media Coverage

    As if he has, overnight, been transformed into a master politician, Donald Trump's 27-hour trip to Israel has left many analysts mystified. Quoting former Israeli political adviser, Mitchell Barack, the New York Times referre...

  • Fear as an Obstacle to Peace: Why Are Israelis Afraid?

    The Zionist narrative, as championed by Netanyahu and Lieberman has zero margins for inclusiveness, and for that ideology to be maintained, fear in Israel must be infused.

  • What’s behind Hamas’ new charter?

    Leaders of Hamas released a document outlining their guiding principles at a press conference in the Qatari capital Doha on Monday. Much coverage focused on the document’s acceptance of the 1967 boundary as the basis for establishing ...

  • Pakistan's tense relations with its three neighbors

    The head of the Iranian armed forces warned Islamabad on Monday (May 8)  that Tehran would hit bases inside Pakistan if the government does not confront militants who carry out cross-border attacks. Ten Iranian border guards were k...

  • Boycott Coca-Cola products in your Locality!

    Coca-Cola has recently angered activists after it was discovered that they had sent thousands of dollars to an extremist pro-settlement Israeli group that has described the Nakba as "nonsense" and has launched controversial smear camp...

  • New Charter: Should Hamas Rewrite the Past?

    Now that the Palestinian Islamic Movement, Hamas, has officially changed its Charter, one should not immediately assume that the decision is, in itself, an act of political maturity. Undoubtedly, Hamas' first Charter, whic...

  • The Prisoners’ Revolt: The Real Reasons behind the Palestinian Hunger Strike

    Gaza is the world’s largest open air prison. The West Bank is a prison, too, segmented into various wards, known as areas A, B and C.  In fact, all Palestinians are subjected to varied degrees of military restrictions....

  • Trump’s deportation priorities aim at creating fear

    The Trump administration is implementing new deportation priorities with the aim of creating fear as people are lifted from highly sensitive locations like schools, courts and places of worship, says Julia R Wilson of One Justice. She was of th...

  • Muslim profiling at US borders escalates during President Trump's first 100 days

    President Donald Trump's first 100 days in office were a frightening experience for the seven-million strong Muslim American community. According to the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the largest American Muslim civil advocac...

  • The Facts of Israel’s Population

    Although millions of people, both friends and enemies, pay a lot of attention to the State of Israel, many of them do not know much about the actual demographics of the state.  Israel’s population now stands at 8,680,000 and is i...

  • Palestinian, Jewish Voices Must Jointly Challenge Israel’s Past

    Israel has resorted to three main strategies to suppress Palestinian calls for justice and human rights, including the Right of Return for refugees. One is dedicated to rewriting history; another attempts to distract from present r...

  • Amid human rights violation: Egyptian kangaroo court sentences 20 people to death

    A court of Egyptian military leader, General Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, who assumed the title of Field Marshal after overthrowing the elected President Mohamed Morsi in July 2013, Monday sentenced 20 supporters of Morsi to death. The brutal ...

  • Panama Papers scandal: Pakistan Supreme Court verdict favors Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif

    Pakistan’s apex court, which has a history of supporting incumbent governments and military dictators, Thursday (April 20) ruled in favor of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in the so-called Panamagate money laundering case. Two months after c...

  • China reinforces border claims within days of Dalai Lama’s visit to India

    China has renamed six places in Arunachal Pradesh in retaliation against the Dalai Lama’s visit to India’s easternmost state. The move is apparently aimed at reaffirming Beijing’s territorial claim to the region. China&rsq...

  • Muslim lands are testing ground for the families of all bombs?

    The U.S. Thursday (April 13) dropped a bomb with an explosive force equal to 11 tons of TNT on a cave complex used by the Afghanistan branch of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) , the Pentagon said. The bomb is o...

  • Palestine Retold: Palestine’s Tragic Anniversaries Are Not Only About Remembrance

    For Palestinians, 2017 is a year of significant anniversaries. While historians mark May 15th as the anniversary of the date on which Palestinians were expelled from their historic homeland in 1948, the fact is the ethnic cleansing...

  • Time for a decisive international intervention in Syria

    An international initiative is required to end the ongoing stupid and senseless civil war prolonged by a regime which wants to stay in power by any means. The Asad regime is incapable of unlearning its brutal habits while opposition is too fragmen...

  • Israel: Pot Decriminalization Could Be The Best Explanation Of Apartheid Yet

    An Israeli and a Palestinian are hanging out somewhere in the West Bank. Maybe they’re activists or old friends, an employer and an employee, catching up over a cup of coffee outside one of their homes. One of them pulls out a joint and s...

  • Palm Sunday church bombings in Egypt kill 44, wound dozens

    At least 44 people were killed and more than 100 more were injured in two Palm Sunday (April 9) attacks at two Coptic Christian churches in Egypt. The first bombing, in Tanta, a Nile Delta city about 100 km north of Cairo, tore through ...

  • Pope Francis meets 4 Imams to open a Christian-Muslim dialogue

    Pope Francis Wednesday (April 5, 2017) held a private audience with a delegation of four Imams from England who were accompanied by Cardinal Vincent Nichols, the Archbishop of Westminster.  Pope Francis told the imams that lis...