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Comment: Newly elected Tlaib, Ocasio-Cortez and Omar now have a unique chance to help broaden the debate in Congress, writes Mitchell Plitnick.

Comment: The 1988 Democratic Convention was the first time we openly debated Palestine, and holds some important lessons for us today, writes James J. Zogby.

The struggle for Palestinian rights: Then and now

James J. Zogby

The struggle for Palestinian rights: Then and now

Comment: James J. Zogby takes stock of forty years of campaigning for Palestinian rights, and discusses reasons to believe we might finally be turning a corner.

Palestinian sentenced to jail for 'incitement' with poems

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Palestinian sentenced to jail for 'incitement' with poems

An Israeli court sentenced an Arab woman to five months in prison for incitement to violence for poems and other social media posts, the justice ...

Who's who in Syria?

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Who's who in Syria?

In-depth: The chaotic situation in Syria has seen the creation of many militias and the militarisation of many political parties. We have ...

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We are not numbers

Special coverage from Gaza

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.

Noor El-Terk

The Shroud Maker: A tale of loss and survival

Ahmed Masoud's play follows the story of an 83-year-old woman in Gaza, as she remembers her life mapped alongside Palestine's.

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Literary world rages as Palestinian poet convicted of incitement

Dareen Tatour has been charged with incitement to violence for posting a poem online calling Palestinians to 'resist', in a case that has ...

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 ...

The New Arab & agencies

US rules in favour of Arab Bank against Israel

The US Supreme Court ruled that victims of attacks in Israel cannot use an 18th century law to sue the Arab Bank, in a precedent-setting case ...

Gaza protest tents 'move closer to Israel border fence'

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Gaza protest tents 'move closer to Israel border fence'

Protest organisers are reportedly moving tents gradually towards the border, amid fears of fresh violence on the fourth week of Great Return ...

Gaza's shortage-stricken hospitals crumble under #GreatReturnMarch inundation

Rami Almeghari

Gaza's shortage-stricken hospitals crumble under #GreatReturnMarch inundation

In-depth: The deluge of critically wounded Palestinians following the Great Return March has pushed Gaza's hospitals further into crisis, with ...

Palestinian envoy: No peace plan without East Jerusalem capital

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Palestinian envoy: No peace plan without East Jerusalem capital

'No state without East Jerusalem its capital': Palestinian ambassador to the US Husam Zomlot reiterated the centrality of Jerusalem, Gaza and ...

Kashmir and Palestine: A history of occupation and solidarity

Rouf Dar

Kashmir and Palestine: A history of occupation and solidarity

Comment: As India and Israel entwine in a military romance, the Kashmir-Palestine bond remains steadfast, united by their common struggle for a ...

Isra Namey

Gaza journalists targeted by Israel for covering the truth

In-depth: The killing of Yasser Murtaja, along with the shooting of numerous other journalists, shows Israeli contempt for accurate coverage of the atrocities in Gaza, writes Isra Namey.

Fadi O. Al-Naji

Will 2018 bring a third intifada in Gaza?

Comment: The Great Return March could be the first sign of a third intifada breaking out in Gaza as the blockaded Strip becomes ...

Hadani Ditmars

Holy week hypocrisy, Canadian style

Comment: Religious leaders in Canada are right to speak out against hate crimes at home, but their double standards when it comes to ...

Mohammed Moussa

Palestinian Land Day resistance comes at critical time

In-depth: This year's marches are planned to spark a new movement, reports Mohammed Moussa.

US embassy move could spark 'something big and dangerous'

Mohammed Arafat

US embassy move could spark 'something big and dangerous'

In-depth: The US embassy opening in May that will coincide with the anniversary of the Nakba is just one of a plethora of reasons Gaza is ...

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Israel 'still holding bodies of 250 Palestinians'

The latest count reveals that hundreds of bodies of Palestinians are still being held in Israeli possession, a violation of international law ...

New law lets Israeli police hold corpses of Palestinians

The New Arab & agencies

New law lets Israeli police hold corpses of Palestinians

Israeli lawmakers have passed a controversial bill allowing police to hold the corpses of alleged Palestinian assailants indefinitely, ...

Palestinian women between occupation and the dream of freedom

Wasan Abu Baker

Palestinian women between occupation and the dream of freedom

Blog: The stories of five Palestinian women fighting the occupation in unique ways

Israel 'suffocates Palestinians' protesting against Qalqilya settlement expansion

The New Arab

Israel 'suffocates Palestinians' protesting against Qalqilya settlement expansion

Israeli forces fired tear gas canisters, rubber-coated steel bullets and stun grenades at Palestinian protesters in Qalqilya.

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