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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 and interest, writes Amal Awad.

Comment: Free speech is an integral part of any democracy. The legal case against respected Israeli-Canadian reporter and analyst David Sheen lays Israeli hypocrisy to bare, writes Antony Loewenstein.

Jordan: 'No deal' with Israel over embassy killing Jordan: 'No deal' with Israel over embassy killing

Robert Cusack

Jordan: 'No deal' with Israel over embassy killing

Jordan's foreign minister said the government would not 'trade with the blood of our children', demanding the Israeli embassy agent accused of killing two Jordanians face questioning in Amman.

Israeli protesters threaten 'assassination of prosecutor' in soldier conviction

The New Arab

Israeli protesters threaten 'assassination of prosecutor' in soldier conviction

Israeli protesters have made death threats to a prosecutor in a case involving a soldier charged with manslaughter for the killing of a wounded ...

Oum Kulthoum, the Arab nationalist singer beloved by Israel

Adli Sadeq

Oum Kulthoum, the Arab nationalist singer beloved by Israel

Comment: Israel has appropriated Oum Kulthoum's music and subverted its Arab nationalist, pro-Palestinian message.

Jonathan Cook

Daggers drawn, but Israel and Hizballah likely prefer restraint

Analysis: They may be closer than ever since 2006 to full-blown conflict, but there are good reasons for both the Lebanese group and Israel's political leadership to keep a lid on tensions.

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