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Comment: The Irish senate's bill to bar Israeli goods produced in the occupied Palestinian territories sets an example to the rest of Europe, writes James J. Zogby.

Kabul will host Palestine in a football friendly to mark Afghanistan's independence day.

#WorldCup2018: The Palestinian team that could have been

The New Arab

#WorldCup2018: The Palestinian team that could have been

A visualisation of a Palestinian 'starting 11' highlights the brutal effect of Israeli occupation on talented young players.

Anti-Trump NBA star visits Israel on 'propaganda tour'

The New Arab

Anti-Trump NBA star visits Israel on 'propaganda tour'

High-profile, all-expenses-paid visits by sporting celebrities have long been used by Israel as part of a strategy to whitewash the occupation ...

What will Jeremy Hunt mean for Palestinians?

CJ Werleman

What will Jeremy Hunt mean for Palestinians?

Comment: What will Britain's new foreign secretary mean for Palestinians? CJ Werleman explores.

The New Arab

Israel plans measures to 'curb Erdogan influence' in Jerusalem

Israel may tighten restrictions on Turkey's international aid agency in Jerusalem and the Palestinian territories, in a bid to counter Erdogan's increasing influence in the holy city.

Khaled Diab

Denmark's Islamophobic 'ghetto' laws: A slippery slope towards fascism

Comment: The package of measures passed by Danish legislators in May is misguided, racist and undermines the justice system, writes Khaled Diab.

The New Arab & agencies

Viva BDS: Spanish town votes to boycott 'apartheid Israel'

Some 50 Spanish municipalities have passed resolutions in recent years endorsing the movement to boycott Israel.

The New Arab

Israel denies Jewish-American activist entry for BDS support

Israel has denied entry to Jewish-American activist Ariel Gold for her support for the nonviolent Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions movement.

Prince William is no 'peacemaker' for Palestinians

Malia Bouattia

Prince William is no 'peacemaker' for Palestinians

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, ...

The New Arab & agencies

Sudan 'blocks' UN access in Darfur fighting areas

Rights groups say government forces have repeatedly attacked civilians while fighting rebel groups in Darfur's Jebel Marra mountains.

The liberal's lament over Israel

James J. Zogby

The liberal's lament over Israel

Comment: Apartheid Israel can never be a democratic state, despite what some 'liberals' might think, writes James J. Zogby.

The hijacking of AFP: Lessons for beginner journalists

Abdelwahab El-Affendi

The hijacking of AFP: Lessons for beginner journalists

Comment: AFP has made some crucial - and elementary - mistakes in its profile of academic Azmi Bishara, writes Abdelwahab El-Affendi.

Palestinian officials: Trump's 'deal of the century' doomed

The New Arab & agencies

Palestinian officials: Trump's 'deal of the century' doomed

The PA says that a regional tour next week by White House adviser Jared Kushner and Trump's special envoy for the Middle East, Jason Greenblatt, ...

Israel to decide fate of Palestinian families facing eviction

The New Arab

Israel to decide fate of Palestinian families facing eviction

The fate of 70 Palestinian families is due to be confirmed on Sunday as Israeli authorities are due to decide on a petition calling for the axe ...

The New Arab

Spain's third largest city Valencia votes to boycott Israel

The motion was presented by a local faction of the leftist party Podemos, which has long called for a boycott of Israel.

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.

Amal Awad

Israel and Palestine: Making the victim the criminal

Comment: Israel's masterful use of story in its war against Palestinians demonstrates how language is a powerful weapon in an unequal conflict, ...

Hilary Aked

Argentina make a Messi of Israel's anti-BDS campaign

Comment: Despite Israel's efforts to smother BDS, the Argentinian team's move proves decisively that the movement can and will continue to grow ...

Yes, Arabs should forget about Palestine

Diana Alghoul

Yes, Arabs should forget about Palestine

Palestinians don't want a state so the Arab League can hold hands as they enter al-Aqsa. Palestinians need a state for their security, stability ...

Dr. Tamara Kharroub

How the 1967 Naksa changed the game for Palestine

Comment: The illegal occupation of Palestinian land in the West Bank, Gaza and East Jerusalem continues to this day, writes Tamara Kharroub.

Meet the 85-year-old trying to break the Gaza siege

The New Arab

Meet the 85-year-old trying to break the Gaza siege

Barbara, an 85-year-old obstetrician from California, has joined the Freedom Flotilla to deliver aid to the besieged Gaza Strip.

Israel's top court meets on contentious land-grab law

The New Arab & agencies

Israel's top court meets on contentious land-grab law

Israel's highest court met to discuss a new law that allows expropriation of Palestinian land.

Mental health in conflict: 'Occupation therapy' needed for Palestinians

Anastasia Kyriacou

Mental health in conflict: 'Occupation therapy' needed for Palestinians

Comment: Seventy years of conflict mean that for Palestinians, trauma is not a post-event - it is growing up in a continued traumatic ...

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