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Israel's prime minister accused Israelis who are opposed to the 'racist' nation-state bill as traitors to Zionism.

Israel's controversial Jewish Nation basic law will have deep consequences for democracy and Arab citizens' rights in the country, writes Dr. Azmi Bishara.

Erdogan calls Israel world's 'most fascist, racist' state

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Erdogan calls Israel world's 'most fascist, racist' state

Erdogan's tough onslaught against Israel comes after Israel's parliament passes a new law defining the country as the nation state of the Jewish people.

Enshrining apartheid: Israel's fig leaf democracy officially dies

CJ Werleman

Enshrining apartheid: Israel's fig leaf democracy officially dies

Comment: Israel's Jewish nation-state law discriminates against more than 20 percent of its 9 million citizens, writes CJ Werleman.

Israel passes 'racist' nation state law

The New Arab

Israel passes 'racist' nation state law

Israeli lawmakers have approved a controversial 'Jewish state' bill that critics have described as cementing 'apartheid' in the country.

Usaid Siddiqui

US opinion on Palestine is finally starting to shift

Comment: American Jews are abandoning support for Israel in favour of universal human rights, starting with those of Palestinians, writes Usaid Siddiqui.

The New Arab

Slovakia ultra-right leader visits Syria, backs Assad regime

Syrian state media have reported that Marian Kotleba, leader of the far-right People's Party-Our Slovakia, has given his support to Bashar ...

The New Arab

Johannesburg mayor suspends councillor over pro-Israel comment

The mayor of South Africa's economic hub Johannesburg suspended a senior councillor on Tuesday after she made a public declaration that the city ...

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 ...

Sam Hamad

Assad brazenly denies what the whole world knows

Comment: Assad lies and lies on Russian TV, knowing he'll never be held accountable, writes Sam Hamad.

Ex-London mayor Livingstone quits Labour Party in anti-Semitism row

The New Arab & agencies

Ex-London mayor Livingstone quits Labour Party in anti-Semitism row

Ken Livingstone, former London mayor, has quit the labour party following allegations of anti-semitism.

The one-state solution is the only solution

Ben White

The one-state solution is the only solution

Comment: A single democratic state in Palestine/Israel is, in fact, a realistic and vital alternative to formal apartheid, writes Ben White.

Thousands mass at pro-Palestinian rally called by Erdogan

The New Arab

Thousands mass at pro-Palestinian rally called by Erdogan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan rallied thousands of protesters in Istanbul to show solidarity with the Palestinians and condemn Israel ...

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 ...

The New Arab & agencies

Tunisia court bars Israel from taekwondo championships

Israeli athletes will not be able to compete in the taekwondo world junior championships following a successful lawsuit by activists.

CJ Werleman

Israel's romance with India crushes both Kashmiris and Palestinians

Comment: India offers platitudes of support for Palestinians, while bankrolling the Israeli occupation by buying weapons to use on Kashmiris, ...

The New Arab & agencies

US delegation flees Bethlehem event as Palestinians protest

A delegation of US diplomats had to cut short an event in the Palestinian city of Bethlehem Tuesday, an attendee said, after protesters stormed ...

The New Arab

US to move embassy to Jerusalem 'within the year'

Netanyahu made the remarks during his India visit, adding they were based on a 'solid assessment' and that the move was one of several ...

Seinfeld, the stone and the Uzi

Steven Salaita

Seinfeld, the stone and the Uzi

Comment: The lack of outrage over Seinfeld's outing to a fantasy Israeli army training camp reveals much about the US state monopoly on ...

Shams Al-Shakarchi

Apartheid, yada, yada: Seinfeld photographed at Israeli 'shoot-a-Palestinian' camp

American comedian Jerry Seinfeld causes outrage among supporters of Palestinian rights after posing with machine guns at an Israeli military ...

Why the Israel lobby fears it's losing Labour

Hilary Aked

Why the Israel lobby fears it's losing Labour

Comment: The consolidation of a left-wing, pro-Palestinian leader's power, has been bad news for Israel's supporters in Labour, writes Hilary ...

Pro-Israel media threatened by children's book that embraces Palestine

Diana Alghoul

Pro-Israel media threatened by children's book that embraces Palestine

The sheer hate the children's book P is for Palestine has received has encouraged others to buy the book and has shed light on the extortionate ...

Syria could have become a graveyard for Hizballah

Sam Hamad

Syria could have become a graveyard for Hizballah

Comment: If Saudi Arabia and its allies had provided the rebels with the necessary resources to fight Assad, Syria could have become a graveyard ...

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