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Comment: The Irish senate's bill to bar Israeli goods produced in the occupied Palestinian territories sets an example to the rest of Europe, writes James J. Zogby.

Comment: American Jews are abandoning support for Israel in favour of universal human rights, starting with those of Palestinians, writes Usaid Siddiqui.

Ireland parliament advances ban on Israeli illegal settlement goods

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Ireland parliament advances ban on Israeli illegal settlement goods

Irish lawmakers have passed the first reading of a bill banning the import and sale of products made in illegal Israeli settlements.

Ireland parliament expected to ban Israeli illegal settlement goods

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Ireland parliament expected to ban Israeli illegal settlement goods

Irish lawmakers are expected to pass a bill banning the import and sale of products made in illegal Israeli settlements, local newspaper The ...

Space colony: Israel plans moon mission for 2019

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Space colony: Israel plans moon mission for 2019

"Its first task will be to plant an Israeli flag on the moon": Palestinians cringe at Israeli plan to launch moon mission in 2019 with the help ...

CJ Werleman

What will Jeremy Hunt mean for Palestinians?

Comment: What will Britain's new foreign secretary mean for Palestinians? CJ Werleman explores.

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Saudi-owned al-Arabiya TV condemned for 'pro-Israel' Nakba documentary

Saudi-owned al-Arabiya TV has been condemned by Palestinian activists after airing a documentary on the "Nakba", seen as aligned to Israel's ...

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Viva BDS: Spanish town votes to boycott 'apartheid Israel'

Some 50 Spanish municipalities have passed resolutions in recent years endorsing the movement to boycott Israel.

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Israel denies Jewish-American activist entry for BDS support

Israel has denied entry to Jewish-American activist Ariel Gold for her support for the nonviolent Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions movement.

Prince William is no 'peacemaker' for Palestinians

Malia Bouattia

Prince William is no 'peacemaker' for Palestinians

Comment: The royal visit paid lip service to the Palestinian right to statehood, but remained silent on the causes that have stood in its way, ...

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Lieberman says Messi missed penalty because of Israel game

Israel's right-wing defence minister has suggested that Lionel Messi's penalty miss against Iceland in the World Cup on Saturday was due to ...

Johannesburg mayor suspends councillor over pro-Israel comment

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Johannesburg mayor suspends councillor over pro-Israel comment

The mayor of South Africa's economic hub Johannesburg suspended a senior councillor on Tuesday after she made a public declaration that the city ...

Spain's third largest city Valencia votes to boycott Israel

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Spain's third largest city Valencia votes to boycott Israel

The motion was presented by a local faction of the leftist party Podemos, which has long called for a boycott of Israel.

Razan al-Najjar was a threat to Israel

Malia Bouattia

Razan al-Najjar was a threat to Israel

Comment: Razan al-Najjar was not a physical threat to Israel, but she had become a potential 'face of the movement', writes Malia Bouattia.

Israel and Palestine: Making the victim the criminal

Amal Awad

Israel and Palestine: Making the victim the criminal

Comment: Israel's masterful use of story in its war against Palestinians demonstrates how language is a powerful weapon in an unequal conflict, ...

Hilary Aked

Argentina make a Messi of Israel's anti-BDS campaign

Comment: Despite Israel's efforts to smother BDS, the Argentinian team's move proves decisively that the movement can and will continue to grow from the bottom up, writes Hilary Aked.

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BDS goal: Argentina scraps Israel match after Palestine pressure

Argentina's football association has cancelled warm up match against Israel after facing harsh criticism over the game from pro-Palestine ...

CJ Werleman

Why Israel wants to ban filming Israeli soldiers

Comment: Israeli lawmakers' attempts to muzzle citizen journalists and the press shows the power of their narratives, writes CJ Werleman.

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Israel urges EU to cut funding to pro-BDS groups

Israel has called on the EU to cease funding NGOs that support the nonviolent BDS movement.

Millennials hold the key to freeing Palestine

CJ Werleman

Millennials hold the key to freeing Palestine

Comment: Time is running out for Israel, writes CJ Werleman. Demographics (and international law) are on the Palestinians' side.

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France's PM cancels Israel trip under cloud of speculation

France's Premier Edouard Phillipe cancelled a trip to Israel due to 'domestic agenda' issues, however, many are speculating other factors may be ...

Israeli court freezes expulsion order of HRW's Omar Shakir

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Israeli court freezes expulsion order of HRW's Omar Shakir

HRW's Israel and Palestine director has been given temporary permission to stay in the country during legal proceedings.

UK PalSocs call for arms embargo on Israel

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UK PalSocs call for arms embargo on Israel

Palestine societies at universities across the UK have signed a joint statement condemning Israel's mass killing of protesters and called for an ...

Cracks in the wall: Beyond apartheid in Palestine/Israel

Sophia Akram

Cracks in the wall: Beyond apartheid in Palestine/Israel

Book review: Ben White's refreshing analysis provides something that we should all want to hear: Israel could be losing at its own game, writes ...

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