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

The Shroud Maker: A tale of loss and survival

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.

Literary world rages as Palestinian poet convicted of incitement

The New Arab

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 for other foreign businesses.

The New Arab

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 ...

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 ...

The New Arab

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 ...

Will 2018 bring a third <em>intifada</em> in Gaza?

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 ...

Holy week hypocrisy, Canadian style

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 ...

Palestinian Land Day resistance comes at critical time

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 ...

The New Arab

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 that goes back more than 30 years.

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, ...

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

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.

Boycott Israel not maftoul says BDS in airline row

Gawan Mac Greigair

Boycott Israel not maftoul says BDS in airline row

Palestine solidarity activists have warned Virgin Atlantic's decision to remove the word 'Palestinian' from its food is continuing to ostracise ...

Ali Abusheikh and Pam Bailey

Enough oppression: Gaza truckers warn of repeated strikes

In-depth: Frustrated by fuel prices, licence fees and the Israeli blockade, Gaza's truckers are refusing to transport goods until their demands ...

Can South Africa's president-in-waiting fight apartheid in Israel?

Janet Smith

Can South Africa's president-in-waiting fight apartheid in Israel?

Comment: Cyril Ramaphosa is on the brink of taking South Africa's presidency. Janet Smith asks if he will succeed in following through on his ...

Palestinian Journeys: archiving the struggle and continuing the resistance

Diana Alghoul

Palestinian Journeys: archiving the struggle and continuing the resistance

Documenting Palestinian history since the Ottoman Empire, highlighting Palestine's trademark 'sumoud', or persistence, Palestinian Journeys is a ...

Israel set to trial Palestinian teenage 'hero' Ahed Tamimi

The New Arab & agencies

Israel set to trial Palestinian teenage 'hero' Ahed Tamimi

Ahed Tamimi, who recently turned 17 while in prison, is being hailed across the world for her bravery in resisting occupation and defending her ...

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