Palestine questions

Questions to ask your pro-Israeli friends

Paul Kinzelman formulates a set of questions which people of conscience can ask Israel’s supporters on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in general and on Israel’s genocidal war against the people of Gaza. More »

Happiness

Corporate capitalism versus human happiness 

Graham Peebles argues that the prevailing paradigm of market fundamentalism, neo-liberalism, globalisation and corporate politics, rather than promote social cohesion and the pursuit of happiness, engender depression, anxiety, greed and disharmony. More »

Britain-Israel

Ridding Britain of Israel’s stooges

Stuart Littlewood says Britons must get rid of the “enemy within” – the Israel flag wavers – before they could bring Israel to account and peace and prosperity to the Palestinians. More »

Netanyahu's ceasefire trick

Netanyahu’s self-inflicted Gaza conundrum

Uri Avnery says the collapse of the ceasefire talks between Israel and Hamas may have been engineered by the Israeli secret service, and also helped Netanyahu out of a tight political corner. More »

Prosecute Israel for Gaza war crimes

Israel faces its own evil

Gilad Atzmon argues that on the eve of the collapse of the Gaza ceasefire, Netanyahu faced a dilemma: to lift the Gaza blockade or to end up at the International Criminal Court. More »

Liberal Zionist dilemma

The liberal Zionist dilemma

Lawrence Davidson highlights the contradiction between universal civil and political rights and support for Zionist state. He says that, faced with the choice, most “liberal” Zionists would ditch the veil of liberalism. More »

David Cameron and the Israeli flag

Freedom to live ordinary lives…

Stuart Littlewood argues that while Israel continues to ride roughshod over international law and the will of the international community, Britain’s Conservative-led government continues to regurgitate the same tired old messages. More »

Zionism corrupting US democracy

Open letter to President Obama: Your legacy

Alan Hart spells out, in an open letter to US President Barack Obama, what it would take for Obama not to go down in history as a Zionist stooge and a joke. More »

Broken promises and broken dreams

Gaza: raw power and the murdering of justice

As the Gaza conflict rages, Stuart Littlewood asks whatever happened to the US-Quartet Agreement, signed by Israel, “to give the Palestinian people freedom to move, to trade, to live ordinary lives”? More »

Israeli losers

The Gaza conflict: losers and consequences

Uri Avnery looks at who has come out worse from the month-long Gaza conflict, and assesses the consequences for Israel domestically and internationally, and for Hamas and the Palestinian Authority. More »

Tag: EU

EU says no more poultry and eggs from Jewish squatter colonies

The European Union has banned the import of poultry and eggs from Jewish squatter colonies in the occupied West Bank, including annexed East Jerusalem, the Gulf News website reported, citing the Israeli

Is Palestine “solidarity” going soft?

EU-Israel

Stuart Littlewood wonders what might lie behind an apparent softening in the approaches of Britain’s Palestine Solidarity Campaign – and even the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Movement – to the Israeli occupation.

Israel’s disingenuous rearguard stooges

Friends of Israel

Stuart Littlewood highlights the “chronic lack of guts, integrity and common sense” in Britain’s and the European Union’s policy towards Israel, treating it with kid gloves and rewarding its crimes.

USA’s Israeli-inspired new world disorder

New world disorder

Jamal Kanj argues that, acting on behalf of Israel, the USA has turned the UN Security Council from a guardian of world peace to a launch pad for a new world disorder.

US and EU hypocrisy on display over Crimea

Israeli crimes

Nureddin Sabir contrasts the West’s fury over Russia’s annexation of Crimea with the USA’s and EU’s rewarding of Israel for annexing Jerusalem and the Golan Heights and colonizing the Palestinian West Bank.

Stop inflating Israel’s huge denial bubble

Angela Merkel and Binyamin Netanyahu

Jonathan Cook argues that it is time for Western states to stop apologising for Israel, treating it with kid gloves and rewarding its criminal behaviour, and to start taking concrete actions.

The tide turns against Israel

Tide turns against Israel

Jonathan Cook says although the Israeli-Palestinian talks may not lead to an agreement, they will mark a turning-point. The delegitimization of Israel “is truly under way”, thanks to Israel’s leaders.

US plans “Gazafication” of the West Bank

Apartheid Wall and Cages

Jonathan Cook argues that in the current US-sponsored talks with Israel, “the Palestinian leadership is being cajoled into an agreement that would destroy any hopes of a viable Palestinian state”.

Israel boycott bites deeper as Dutch company cuts ties

It seems that hardly a day passes by without someone – a country, a firm, an individual – ends their relationship with Israel, which is increasingly becoming a serious reputational risk. The

Israel’s isolation grows as it falls out with Romania and the Netherlands

It’s been yet another bad week for Israel. First, its loyal poodle Britain fired its first-ever warning shot, signalling that it may have just about had enough of the apartheid state’s deceptions