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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 »

China loves Israel

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 »

Islamic State terrorists

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 »

Christian Zionism

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 »

Ethiopia media repression

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 »

Sheldon Adelson

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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UK priest Stephen Sizer silenced by Israel’s stooges

Stuart Littlewood shows how, by imposing censorship on the Reverend Stephen Sizer, the Church of England has sold its soul and ditched its Christian principles to please Israel’s stooges in Britain. More »

Guernica

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 »

Tag: Lebanon

British stooges pitch for Israel ahead of UK polls

Board of Deputies of British Jews

Stuart Littlewood examines a document produced by the Board of Deputies of British Jews which seeks to wrest pro-Israel policy commitments from political parties ahead of the 2015 UK general elections.

Israel’s policy of incremental genocide continues

Israeli genocidal policies

Jamal Kanj reminds us that although Binyamin Netanyahu’s latest military adventure in the Gaza Strip has failed, Israel’s "starvation diet" and "incremental genocide" against the Strip’s 1.7 million human beings continues.

Who are our friends?

Once upon a time, in our naïveté, we progressive Arab patriots devoted to freedom, liberation, democracy and justice, thought we knew who our foreign friends were. Our friends supported the Palestinian cause,

Lebanon: even coffee is political

Lebanon against sectarianism

Jamal Kanj says 23 years after its civil war, Lebanon is neither wiser nor less divided, and with a political system perpetuating the national divide and failing to fix the country’s ills.

Lebanon: beauty, resistance and shame

Lebanese resistance

Gilad Atzmon relates his experience of Lebanon, from “natural beauty, rebellious spirit, pious clarity, tolerance, wild night life, unbelievable hummus” and resistance against Israeli aggression to shameful discrimination against Palestinian refugees.