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Comment: With Trump effectively killing off the 'peace process', we can focus on the real solution: Grassroots activism and global solidarity, writes Nada Elia.

The threat Iran poses to its Middle Eastern neighbours is driving an unthinkable Arab-Israeli alliance, Israeli Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu said on Friday.

Israeli army suppresses Palestinian Balfour Declaration protest Israeli army suppresses Palestinian Balfour Declaration protest

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Israeli army suppresses Palestinian Balfour Declaration protest

Protesters began their march in the north of Bethlehem and planned to continue until they had reached the southern part of the city, where Israel�s separation wall is built.

'We won't forget': Palestinians mark Balfour anniversary with hope

Diana Alghoul

'We won't forget': Palestinians mark Balfour anniversary with hope

The Balfour Declaration has directly resulted in a huge loss for Palestinians, but they refuse to give up and remain adamant that they will one ...

A century of Balfour's betrayal

A century of Balfour's betrayal

Special coverage: The Balfour Declaration set the stage for the creation of the state of Israel and the mass ongoing displacement and ...

Rami Almeghari

Palestinians reject Britain's Balfour centenary celebrations

In-depth: The people of Gaza are far from impressed with Prime Minister Theresa May's 'pride' in the Balfour Declaration, which paved the way to their disposession, reports Rami Almeghari.

Suzan Quitaz

What was wrong with the Balfour declaration?

In-depth: One hundred years on, the declaration which eventually led to the creation of Israel remains fiercely contested. Suzan Quitaz examines ...

The New Arab

Er, Sorry: Banksy holds Balfour 'apology party' for Palestinians

Thursday marks the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, when the British government said it viewed 'with favour the establishment in ...

The New Arab & agencies

Boris Johnson 'proud' of Britain's part in creating Israel

"I am proud of Britain's part in creating Israel," current Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson wrote in the Telegraph newspaper on Sunday.

What was the Balfour Declaration?

Charlie Hoyle

What was the Balfour Declaration?

Explainer: One hundred years ago, on 2 November, 1917, then British Foreign Secretary James Balfour wrote a signed letter to Walter ...

Diana Alghoul

Corbyn's Balfour boycott represents stand for Palestinian justice

For Palestinians, Corbyn boycotting the invitation to the Balfour celebration anniversary shows that not everybody in the UK political elite is ...

Palestinian ambassador rails against TfL for censoring anti-Balfour ads

The New Arab

Palestinian ambassador rails against TfL for censoring anti-Balfour ads

Advertisements which displayed Palestinian objections to the Balfour declaration ahead of the centenary of the pledge have been banned from ...

From Balfour to Boris: Britain's broken promises in Palestine

Ben Clarke

From Balfour to Boris: Britain's broken promises in Palestine

The long read: In its centenary year, Professor Avi Shlaim examines the impact of the Balfour Declaration and Britain's 'deviousness, duplicity ...

Separation lines: Kurdistan and Catalonia

Sam Hamad

Separation lines: Kurdistan and Catalonia

Comment: Separatist movements in Iraq and Spain are paying the price for dreams of independence, writes Sam Hamad.

Jordanians crowdfund to save ‘pay-as-you-like’ bookstore

The New Arab & agencies

Jordanians crowdfund to save ‘pay-as-you-like’ bookstore

More than 300 people from more than 20 countries contributed some $18,000 in a crowd-funding campaign launched in an attempt to rescue a 'pay as ...

Tom Charles

Balfour centenary is being used for propaganda not peace

Comment: Planned celebrations of the Balfour Declaration are serving as propaganda and are missing an opportunity to call for peace and justice in historic Palestine, writes Tom Charles.

Adama Munu

Humble beginnings, extraordinary life: What Muhammad Ali taught us

Muhammad Ali, a living legend whose spirited principles allowed us to recognise a strength that was both human and supererogatory human. What ...

Karim Traboulsi

De-Jeremy-ising Labour's Israel line, shadow Brexit secretary shuns BDS

Labour is distancing itself from Jeremy Corbyn's support for boycotting Israel as the party struggles to catch up with the Conservative Party ...

The New Arab

House of Lords: Britain must recognise Palestine, pressure Israel

The recommendation was part of a major report released by the British House of Lords on Tuesday which provided an uncompromising critique of UK ...

Archbishop of Canterbury makes surprise visit to Gaza

The New Arab

Archbishop of Canterbury makes surprise visit to Gaza

Leader of the Church of England Justin Welby spent three hours in Gaza on a surprise visit after Israeli authorities granted a last-minute ...

The New Arab

Palestine considers legal action after Britain refuses Balfour apology

Britain has rejected a Palestinian request for an apology over the 1917 Balfour Declaration that paved the way for the creation of ...

UK refuses to apologise for Balfour Declaration

Sarah Khalil

UK refuses to apologise for Balfour Declaration

"We are proud of our role in creating the State of Israel" is what the British government said in response to an online petition demanding an ...

Balfour Apology Campaign: An impossible goal?

Tom Charles

Balfour Apology Campaign: An impossible goal?

Comment: An apology from the UK government for the Balfour Declaration remains unlikely, but there is still time to have an impact, writes Tom ...

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