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The poisonous State of Qatar

Nureddin Sabir examines Qatar’s policy of reliance on the USA and support for Islamism, and its media strategy, as represented by Aljazeera, which talks democracy to Westerners but espouses Islamism to Arabs. More »

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Palestine at the International Criminal Court

Lawrence Davidson assesses the potential and problems of the Palestinian request to the International Criminal Court to begin a preliminary investigation of Israel’s actions during the 2014 invasion of the Gaza Strip. More »

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Israel’s new Asian allies

With Israel turning to Asia to compensate for its loss of Western support, Jonathan Cook wonders how long it will be before it starts replying on a Chinese veto at the UN. More »

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How to defeat violent Islamic fundamentalism

Alan Hart says Western foreign policy and repressive Arab and Muslim regimes are at the core of violent Islamic fundamentalism, and that Western leaders could change both, but they will not. More »

Hasbara alert

The myth of rising anti-Semitism in Europe

Uri Avnery debunks the flurry of Israeli and other Zionist propaganda which claims that European anti-Semitism is rising, blaming instead local historical baggage and Israeli behaviour for recent attacks on Jews. More »

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Church of England’s hidden Zionist agenda 

Stuart Littlewood says the Church of England is home to a mission preaching the Zionist gospel, and that is why truthseekers such as Rev Stephen Sizer are hounded out of their jobs. More »

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Why we need the International Criminal Court

Lawrence Davidson explains why the implications of the International Criminal Court’s preliminary investigation of Israeli war crimes during the 2014 invasion of the Gaza Strip go far beyond the Middle East. More »

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Gagging the media in Ethiopia 

Graham Peebles describes the Ethiopian regime’s suffocation of the media, and says donor countries such as UK and USA have a moral responsibility to hold the regime accountable for its repressive actions. More »

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Sheldon Adelson, Israel’s casino king

Uri Avnery examines how the ultra-right-wing American Jewish Las Vegas billionaire Sheldon Adelson dominates Israel through Binyamin Netanyahu and the yellow press, and the US Congress through the Republican Party. More »

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The nightmare we called the “Arab Spring”

Nureddin Sabir says the “Arab Spring” had been misunderstood from the start and, at least in Syria and Libya, what were said to be pro-democracy revolutions were in fact Islamist insurrections. More »

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Israel holds pregnant Canadian woman hostage

Marianne Azizi writes: Hana Gan, 36, is five months pregnant. She has lived in Canada since early childhood and is a citizen of that country. Her two sons were born in Canada.

Hundreds of UK artists join cultural boycott of Israel

More than 100 British artists have added their names to 600 others by joining the cultural boycott of Israel. In a letter to the UK’s Guardian newspaper – reproduced below – the artists,

Trapped in Israel with no way out

Marianne Azizi writes: How much information does it take to understand the destruction of ordinary people who have come into contact with Israel? The system goes like this. Family breakdown occurs and

UK Jews on BBC “Question Time”: loyal to Israel, disrespectful of British values

Gilad Atzmon writes: BBC “Question Time” with guest George Galloway was an excellent opportunity to witness and assess the vile, violent and ruthless Zionist community living in our midst. The Jews who

It’s time actress Maureen Lipman examined her Jewish culture and ideology

Gilad Atzmon writes: I’m thinking of quitting Britain over the “very, very depressing” recent rise in anti-Semitic attacks, says Jewish actress Maureen Lipman.  She told LBC radio she is considering a move

Ultra-Zionist Jewish Chronicle’s preposterous smearing of George Galloway and Gilad Atzmon

Gilad Atzmon writes: The BBC is under attack by some Jewish “community leaders” and their caretakers within British politics. The British broadcaster dared to invite a British MP to participate in the

UNICEF to investigate abuse of children’s rights in Israel

Marianne Azizi writes: There are many international treaties and conventions that Israel has either not signed or not ratified. It is the only state in the Middle East not to sign the

A personal note on Jewish statistics

Gilad Atzmon writes: The British political establishment is in a state of panic. A poll revealed last week that “a quarter of Jews in Britain have considered leaving the country in the last two years

How Western policy assists the transformation of anti-Israelism into anti-Semitism

Alan Hart writes: Britain’s home secretary, Theresa May, has declared that “We must all redouble our efforts to wipe out anti-Semitism here in the United Kingdom.” In her view and that of

Palestine accession to Rome Statute and other international instruments

Nicolas Boeglin writes: On 6 January, United Nations secretary-general issued a note indicating that the Rome Statute, the treaty that establishes the International Criminal Court (ICC), will enter into force as to the