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

American comedian Jerry Seinfeld causes outrage among supporters of Palestinian rights after posing with machine guns at an Israeli military fantasy camp that simulates shooting Palestinians during a family holiday.

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 Aked.

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 ...

Vacy Vlazna

Inside the Battle of Algiers: Lessons for Palestine

Comment: Zohra Drif's gripping account of her actions as a young freedom fighter in 1950s Algiers has important lessons for the Palestinian struggle for liberation, writes Vacy Vlazna.

Steven Salaita

Zionism and the alt-right

Comment: Can Zionism separate itself from the alt-right in order to save its liberal reputation? asks Steve Salaita.

Ben Clarke

Britain in Palestine: From Balfour to Boycott

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

Suzan Quitaz

What was wrong with the Balfour declaration?

In-depth: One hundred years on, the declaration which eventually led to the creation of Israel remains fiercely contested. Suzan Quitaz examines ...

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, ...

Lessons from the 'female modesty' obsession

Amal Awad

Lessons from the 'female modesty' obsession

Comment: To help women change the currency of their relationships to men, we must teach them who they can be, without framing it in relation to ...

From Balfour to Boris: Britain's broken promises in Palestine

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 ...

Prioritising <em>Zionism</em> over Palestinians at the University of Illinois

Steven Salaita

Prioritising Zionism over Palestinians at the University of Illinois

Comment: The university of Illinois is constitutionally incapable of supporting real anti-racism, doing so would undermine its devotion to the ...

California's Muslims confront growing militarisation of law enforcement

Mohammed Harun Arsalai

California's Muslims confront growing militarisation of law enforcement

As police and military groups from around the world gather to buy weapons and share tips, community groups are facing growing violence, writes ...

Hadani Ditmars

Pink Floyd and the cultural boycott of Israel

Blog: Roger Waters, Pink Floyd star and Israel boycott activist, is facing a coordinated smear campaign as he starts a tour of Canada, writes Hadani Ditmars.

Steven Salaita

'Israeli' hummus is theft, not appropriation

Comment: Referencing Arab defensiveness about traditional dishes without mentioning colonisation or ethnic cleansing is a whitewash, writes ...

Steven Salaita

A moral case against normalisation with Israel

Comment: Normalising relations with Israel amounts to crossing the picket line, and betrays not only compatriots, but everybody oppressed by ...

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 ...

Only democracy in the Middle East? Far from it

Antony Loewenstein

Only democracy in the Middle East? Far from it

Comment: Free speech is an integral part of any democracy. The legal case against respected Israeli-Canadian reporter and analyst David Sheen ...

Sam Hamad

Radiohead playing Tel Aviv: no worse than playing America

Comment: Can Radiohead play in a country without endorsing its government? The answer is yes, writes Sam Hamad.

Macron chides Netanyahu on settlements, urges new Mideast talks

The New Arab & agencies

Macron chides Netanyahu on settlements, urges new Mideast talks

Emmanuel Macron stressed Israel must respect international law and halt the expansion of settlements in occupied Palestinian territory, urging ...

The Gulf siege of Qatar backfires

Maryam Al-Khater

The Gulf siege of Qatar backfires

The Gulf blockade on Qatar was a blessing in disguise, turning into a tsunami-like reverse blockade against its creators in several ways, writes ...

Qatar rift provides 'new opportunity for Israel': Lieberman

The New Arab

Qatar rift provides 'new opportunity for Israel': Lieberman

Israel's defence minister says his country is 'really open to cooperation' with Arabs, in what seems to be an attempt to latch on to sides in ...

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