Israel’s Designs on Gaza May Indicate Plans to Invade Egypt

Israel's short term crimes against Gaza are a likely prelude to wider regional plans for war. Reports from the religion indicate that Israel is hastening building works on an underground wall which aims to cut of Gaza’s last lifeline with the outside world. The crude tunnels, most of them dug by hand which transverse the …

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Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos III (C) at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old City (AFP)

Jerusalem For Sale: Christians Fight Transfer of Church Land to Settlers

Palestinian Christians have pledged to fight against the sale of church land in East Jerusalem to Israeli settlers in a dispute that has pitted Greek church leaders against Palestinian worshippers. Church members told MEE that protest action and, if necessary, occupation of the sites were the last options available to prevent the transfer of three …

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How Long Can Gaza Survive with No Water?

The water crisis caused by ongoing power outages of more than 20 hours a day has pushed Gaza Strip residents to dig unlicensed wells, disregarding the ensuing serious threats to the already scarce aquifer water stock. At the request of Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, Israel reduced its power supply to Gaza on June 19 from …

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Maghazi Refugee Camp. (c) Stephen McCloskey.

Gaza: Ten Years of Economic Blockade

The tenth anniversary of Israel’s illegal blockade of the Gaza Strip has been marked by a glut of new reports from human rights organisations alerting the world to a deepening humanitarian crisis in the territory. Perhaps the starkest warning has come from the International Committee of the Red Cross in suggesting that "a systemic collapse …

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Playing Politics with the World’s Future

Finally … the U.S. Congress has produced a piece of legislation. And it passed with quasi-unanimous, bi-partisan support. Only its substance is not so much a deep reflection on the foreign policy interests of America, but rather, the desire to hurt, and incapacitate the U.S. President in any future dealings with Russia. (And never mind …

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Israel to Starve Palestinians with Underground Wall Between Gaza and Sinai

Israel has declared plans to build an underground wall separating the Palestinian territory of Gaza from Egypt’s Sinai peninsula, an area of Egyptian territory which was previously illegally occupied by Israel between 1967 and 1982. Israel’s current relationship with Sinai has become increasingly worrying due to the presence of ISIS renegade fighters in Sinai whom …

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Power to the People: Why Palestinian Victory in Jerusalem is a Pivotal Moment

Neither Fatah nor Hamas have been of much relevance to the mass protests staged around Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem. Neither have American pressure, half-hearted European ‘concern about the situation’ or cliché Arab declarations made one iota of difference. United Nations officials warned of the grim scenarios of escalation, but their statements were mere words. …

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Hundreds of Israelis Enter Al-Aqsa Compound for Jewish Holiday

Hundreds of far-right religious Israelis entered the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in occupied East Jerusalem on Tuesday morning on the occasion of the Jewish holiday of Tisha B’av. Tisha B’Av notably commemorates the destruction of the First and Second Temple, which Jews believe were located where the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, the third holiest site in Islam, …

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The Zionist Terrorists Who Created Israel

THE “ACTIVITIES” OF THE HAGANA, IRGUN AND STERN BANDS as recorded in BRITISH COMMAND PAPER No. 6873 FOREWORD by: Izzat Tannous, M. D. THE PALESTINE ARAB REFUGEE OFFICE 801 2nd Avenue, Room 801 New York 17, N. Y. FOREWORD The fanatic “Zionist Movement” which began its activities in 1897, had for its objective the transformation of Palestine by …

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