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In-depth: The Israeli authorities have painted over a mural dedicated to the 1948 Nakba seven times - but local activists continue to repaint it, writes Gawain Mac Greigair.

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

Palestinians reject Britain's Balfour centenary celebrations

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.

How Britain once turned against Balfour, 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'.

Er, Sorry: Banksy holds Balfour '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 establishment in ...

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 Rothschild, a committed British Zionist peer and aristocrat.

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 ...

Myra Al-Rahim

Lebanon's biospheres of sorrow

Comment: The health of Lebanon's environment is inextricably linked to that of its people. The government is destroying them both, writes Myra ...

Amal Awad

Conan O'Brien and his fantastic marketing campaign for Israel

Comment: Conan O’Brien's now-famous visit to the Israel and Palestine is nothing but an advertisement wrapped up in the illusion of neutrality ...

Edward Said: The legacy of an exile

Umar Lateef Misgar

Edward Said: The legacy of an exile

Comment: Monday marks the fourteenth anniversary of the passing of the visionary Palestinian academic. His influence changed postcolonial ...

The New Arab & agencies

Palestinian family evicted from Jerusalem home of 50 years

"They took us out and threw us outside. What greater injustice is there than this? We will most likely have to sleep on the streets."

Jewish rights group campaigns against 'birthright' trip to Israel

The New Arab

Jewish rights group campaigns against 'birthright' trip to Israel

Peace group Jewish Voice for Peace have launched a campaign encouraging Jews to boycott the so-called birthright trip to the occupied ...

Who killed Naji al-Ali, Palestine's most beloved artist?

Suzan Quitaz

Who killed Naji al-Ali, Palestine's most beloved artist?

Exclusive: British police are renewing their investigation into the assassination of Naji al-Ali, the creator of Handala, 30 years after his ...

Weapons sales to human rights abusers must be opposed

Hadani Ditmars

Weapons sales to human rights abusers must be opposed

Blog: How did the definition of 'Canadian' go from Pierre Berton's "someone who can make love in a canoe" to "someone who sells weapons to human ...

Kashmir and the festering legacy of partition

Umar Lateef Misgar

Kashmir and the festering legacy of partition

Comment: Partition in 1947 saw the end of colonial rule and the birth of India and Pakistan, but had disastrous and enduring consequences for ...

Mahmoud Darwish

On his deathbed: A letter by Mahmoud Darwish

"Being Palestinian is not a motto. The Palestinian is a human being, a tormented soul with daily questions; both national and existential. The Palestinian has a love story."

The New Arab & agencies

Palestinian family evicted after 50 years in Jerusalem home

The Shamasneh Family have lived in the same home in East Jerusalem's Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood for five decades, but now face imminent ...

The New Arab

Israel moves to revoke Palestinian thinker Azmi Bishara’s citizenship

Israel's interior minister on Sunday said he was seeking to strip Azmi Bishara of his Israeli citizenship

Diana Alghoul

For the love of Palestine: on Ghassan Kanafani's resistance

Kanafani's resilience and ability to love was his way of showing that Israeli occupation, may have traumatised him, but will not win in numbing ...

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 ...

The New Arab & agencies

Literary exposure: Award-winning writers tackle life under Israel’s occupation

A group of award-winning writers have launched a collection of essays highlighting everyday life for Palestinians under Israel’s 50-year ...

Balfour centenary is being used for propaganda not peace

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 ...

Manchester University 'continues to support Israel's apartheid regime'

Huda Ammori

Manchester University 'continues to support Israel's apartheid regime'

Blog: With a strong history linking the University of Manchester with the creation of the State of Israel, Huda Ammori writes its support of an ...

1967 to 2017: Arab unity, a fickle beast

Robert Springborg

1967 to 2017: Arab unity, a fickle beast

Comment: Until this sudden fracturing of the GCC, it had appeared that a third phase of inter-Arab cooperation might be about to commence, ...

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