Gil Hoffman

BBC lets right-wing Israeli write for its website

Nureddin Sabir says that far from toning down its pro-Israel bias following mass protests, the BBC has allowed a right-wing Israeli journalist to peddle the Israeli view on Gaza. More »

Ben-Gurion airport

Hamas pricks Israel’s soft under-belly

Stuart Littlewood recalls that long before Hamas’s rockets closed Ben-Gurion airport – itself built on stolen land – Israel had destroyed Gaza’s airport, built with international aid and destroyed without a whimper. More »

Israel vs USA

US plays decisive role in Israel’s attack on Gaza

Jonathan Cook argues that Israel’s deception on Gaza aside, of greater concern should be the Obama administration’s decision to back Israel to the hilt and the US media’s silence on the matter. More »

Dead child in Gaza

Slaughter: Israel’s new “self defence”

Stuart Littlewood debunks the weasel-worded excuses dished out by UK Prime Minister David Cameron and his newly-appointed foreign secretary, Philip Hammond, in defence of Israel’s blitzkrieg in the Gaza Strip. More »

Competition

Competition corrupts minds and actions

Graham Peebles examines the harmful impact of competition on the individual and society, and argues that for social harmony and justice to prevail, cooperation and sharing must replace competition. More »

Israel Hamas relationship

Israel’s ambiguous relationship with Hamas

Uri Avnery views the absurd propaganda surrounding the current Israeli aggression against Gaza, and examines Israel’s relationship with the Hamas movement, which is more ambiguous than Israelis would have us believe. More »

BDS

Seize the moment! Boycott Israel

Stuart Littlewood calls for comprehensive sanctions against Israel and its Western mouthpieces and stooges – as well as against media such as the BBC which consistently fail to challenge Zionist disinformation. More »

William Hague friend of Israel

Exit Agent William Hague

Stuart Littlewood says the recently-resigned UK foreign secretary, William Hague, was waving Israel’s flag to the last minute, and holds little hope that Hague’s successor, Philip Hammond, would be any better. More »

Israeli adult teaches a child how to use a gun

Why the Israelis are repetitively violent

Lawrence Davidson examines the reasons for the persistently violent behaviour of Israelis, arguing that this pathological disposition to violence will have grave consequences for Jews unless they take a stand against Israel. More »

Strategy

Wanted: new strategy for Palestinian resistance

Alan Hart argues that Palestinian violent resistance to Israel is counterproductive and that Palestinians must dissolve the Palestinian Authority and thereby expose Israel and make it responsible and accountable for the occupation. More »

Tag: West Bank

Seize the moment! Boycott Israel

BDS

Stuart Littlewood calls for comprehensive sanctions against Israel and its Western mouthpieces and stooges – as well as against media such as the BBC which consistently fail to challenge Zionist disinformation.

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”.

Arabs reward Zionist aggression

The so-called “Middle East peace process” may be about to start moving, but in the wrong direction. On 29 April, Sheikh Hamad bin Jasim al-Thani, the Qatari prime minister and foreign minister,

The Gaza blitz: winners and losers

Gaza winners and losers

Uri Avnery assesses the winners and losers from the latest Israeli blitz on Gaza and argues that the obvious, unequivocal conclusion to draw is that Israel must talk directly with Hamas.

Israel’s sewage war

Settler_sewage_in_Wadi_Fuqeen

The illegal Jewish settlement of Beitar Illit regularly opens its sewage tanks on to the farmlands of the Palestinian village of Wadi Fuqeen, ruining crops, contaminating the water and endangering health.

Gaza and after the ceasefire

Israeli soldiers marching

Stuart Littlewood says that, now that the Gaza slaughter is in abeyance, Western politicians will revert to form, fawning at Israeli leaders and rewarding them for their crimes.

Tear gas in Bethlehem and bombings in Gaza

Israelis attack Bethlehem with tear gas

Not content with trashing Gaza, the Israeli occupation army – “the most moral army in the world" – is taking it out on Bethlehem, invading the town and firing tear gas at

Still weeping for Gaza

Haniyeh and Musallam

Stuart Littlewood assesses the deteriorating situation in the occupied Palestinian territories – the living conditions in Gaza and a president , Mahmoud Abbas, seen as illegitimate and an Israeli stooge.

Ramallah protests ominous for Israeli occupation

ramallah

Uri Avnery argues that Israel’s strangulation of the Palestinian economy means that a “Palestinian Spring” targeted at the Israeli occupation may come sooner rather than later.

Checkpoints and house demolitions

Palestinian land loss 1946-2000

Our special correspondent shares her experience of the Israeli-occupied West Bank where she saw the Apartheid Wall, new Jews-only roads and an ambulance being turned back at a checkpoint.