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"I can't imagine a Palestinian supporting England, which created the Balfour Agreement, or not supporting the country that stood before the world and recognised our state".

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, writes Malia Bouattia.

Trump's face to feature on newly-minted Israeli coin

The New Arab

Trump's face to feature on newly-minted Israeli coin

An Israeli organisation has minted a coin bearing US President Donald Trump's face in honour of his decision to move the American embassy to Jerusalem.

The wrong story: Palestine, Israel and the media

Sophia Akram

The wrong story: Palestine, Israel and the media

Book review: Greg Shupak's new book is a highly relevant and necessary account of how the media is feeding us the wrong story on Israel and ...

Palestinian refugees pledge to return home with non-violent marches

Ali Adam

Palestinian refugees pledge to return home with non-violent marches

A new movement aims to inspire masses of Palestinians to take direct action, reports Ali Adam.

The New Arab

Abbas calls for international conference on Palestinian-Israeli conflict

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas slammed Israel for colonising Palestine with illegal settlements and called for a multilateral conference in mid 2018.

Ruqaya Izzidien

Reintroducing colonialism won't rewrite history

Comment: The 'It wasn't all bad' argument put forward by privileged, establishment white men, is just another way of saying it wasn't bad for ...

Imogen Lambert

Could Labour make a difference to the Palestinian cause?

Jeremy Corbyn is renowned for his pro-Palestine views. But how does this translate into Labour policy and will it have any real effect on the ...

The New Arab & agencies

Danny Boyle and Banksy stage alternative nativity in Bethlehem

A new documentary will follow Banksy and Danny Boyle's attempt to put together an unorthodox nativity play set in Jesus' birthplace, which aims ...

Despite a century of foreign intervention, Palestine is indivisible

Nada Elia

Despite a century of foreign intervention, Palestine is indivisible

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

The New Arab

Pro-Hizballah newspaper declares 'Death to America' in Trump backlash

Lebanon's pro-Hizballah newspaper Al-Akhbar delcared 'Death to America' on its front page on Thursday as world anger mounted against Trump's ...

Hamas: We made resistance part of Palestinian culture

The New Arab

Hamas: We made resistance part of Palestinian culture

A Hamas spokesperson reiterated the group will never recognise Israel, and that they have managed to transform resistance into one of ...

My name is Rachel Corrie

Malia Bouattia

My name is Rachel Corrie

Comment: Plays such as 'My name is Rachel Corrie' form an essential part of the Palestinian resistance. They will not be silenced, writes Malia ...

Boris Johnson's Nazanin blunder is now one too many

Sophia Akram

Boris Johnson's Nazanin blunder is now one too many

Comment: Boris Johnson just ran out of free passes, he has zero use and is a potential menace to the Middle East, writes Sophia Akram.

Iran threat forcing Arab-Israel alliances, says Netanyahu

The New Arab & agencies

Iran threat forcing Arab-Israel alliances, says Netanyahu

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

The New Arab

UK minister 'held undisclosed meetings' on Israel holiday

UK government faces potential embarrassment as revelations surface about a cabinet minister's undisclosed meetings in Israel earlier this year.

The New Arab

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 ...

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 ...

Ben Clarke

Britain in Palestine: From Balfour to Boycott

Comment: 100 years have passed since Balfour signed his infamous declaration, but what can Britain do now to help end injustice in ...

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 ...

How Britain once turned against <em>Balfour</em>, embraced 'one-state solution'

Karim Traboulsi

How Britain once turned against Balfour, embraced 'one-state solution'

'Let me be clear' and 'strong and stable' have been joined in the Theresa 'Maybot' boot sequence by 'pride in the Balfour Declaration'.

What was wrong with the <em>Balfour</em> declaration?

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 ...

Er, Sorry: Banksy holds <em>Balfour</em> 'apology party' for Palestinians Er, Sorry: Banksy holds Balfour 'apology party' for Palestinians

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 ...

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