Empire of Misery: America Sees War as the Solution – The Liberation of Daraa, War on Latin America and Palestine

The empire of Chaos (America) is in full advance across the globe but has suffered yet another humiliating defeat in Syria along with its criminal ally Israel whose endless threats and illegal airstrikes were unable to prevent yet another decisive victory for the Syrian Arab Army. However across the world there is one horror show …

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (L) and Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban (R) look around in the main hall of Pesti Vigado Cultural Centre prior to a joint press conference with Visegrad countries' prime ministers in Budapest, Hungary, on 19 July 2017 (AFP)

How Israel Helped to Revive Europe’s Ugly Ethnic Nationalisms

Polarisation within western societies on issues relating to migration and human rights has been intensifying over recent weeks and months. To many observers, it looks suspiciously as if an international order in place since the end of the second world – one that emphasised universal rights as a way to prevent dehumanisation and conflict – …

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China's President Xi Jinping, right, and Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah, center, arrive for the 8th Ministerial Meeting of China-Arab States Cooperation Forum at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Wednesday. Photo: AFP/ Wang Zhao

China’s Silky Charming of Arabia

Under the radar, away from World Cup frenzy and the merger and acquisition of Cristiano Ronaldo Inc. and Fiat, the eighth ministerial meeting of the China-Arab States Cooperation Forum (CASCF), established in 2004, sailed on in Beijing, hosted by President Xi Jinping. Amid the torrential pledge of loans and aid, China committed to invest right …

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Erdogan’s Doing Something Right If the Saudis Are Crying About Him to Israel

Several Arab states reportedly warned Israel about Turkish influence in Jerusalem. The Israeli information outlet Haaretz published an article over the weekend claiming that Jordan, Saudi Arabia, and the Palestinian Authority all shared their worries with Tel Aviv about Turkey’s growing influence in the Holy City. According to the publication, they warned how Ankara is …

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Palestinian boys sit in the Bedouin village of Khan Al Ahmar near Jericho in the occupied West Bank. Mohamad Torokman / Reuters

Israel Is Bulldozing Khan Al Ahmar – and With It the Two-State Solution

Israel finally built an access road to the West Bank village of Khan Al Ahmar last week, after half a century of delays. But Israel only allows vehicles like the bulldozers scheduled to sweep away its 200 inhabitants’ homes. If one community has come to symbolize the demise of the two-state solution, it is Khan …

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Israeli border police drag an activist by the hair next to Israel’s apartheid wall during a protest in the occupied West Bank village of Bil’in, March 2, 2018. Palestinian protesters and foreign activists marched to commemorate the 13th anniversary of the ongoing weekly protests against the Israeli apartheid wall and Jewish-only settlements in Bil’in. Nasser Nasser | AP

Legitimizing the Occupation: An Occupied Palestine is a Land Without Hope

Khaled and I sat and chatted one evening at his family’s home in Qalansawe. “They look at us as though we are completely Israeli,” he said, speaking of Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza, “and we call them ‘Dafawi’ if they are from the West Bank and ‘Ghazzawi’ if they are from Gaza.” Khaled …

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Netanyahu Regime Cuts Off Funds to Palestinians

When it comes to fundamental Palestinians rights, Netanyahu operates like a tinpot despot. His hardline coalition partners ruthlessly oppress a long-beleaguered people unaccountably, Gazans suffering most. Newly enacted Knesset legislation permits withholding millions of dollars of welfare payments made by the PA to families of Palestinian political prisoners and other families of Palestinians killed or …

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