News & Analysis

The News & Analysis section of the Electronic Intifada (EI), offers a quick window on the latest articles added to the Opinion/Editorial, Diaries from Palestine, Human Rights, Development, Israel Lobby Watch, Internet & Technology, and Business & Economy feeds.

Opinion/Editorial

The Palestinians and the "Jewish state"

Vijay Prashad
Beirut
16 April 2014

How can the Palestinian leadership agree to a vague term that Israeli lawmakers cannot define?

Why we're taking a different approach to divestment

Hanna Alshaikh
Chicago
16 April 2014

A student referendum at DePaul University in Chicago will make it harder for pro-Israel lobby groups to influence divestment efforts.

Development

Gaza hospital chosen for solar power project

Rami Almeghari
Gaza Strip
16 April 2013

Renewable energy should make Gaza less vulnerable to power cuts.

Cuts threaten UN food aid in Gaza

Gaza City
11 April 2013

Although the number of refugees in Gaza continues to rise, funding for the UN agency caring for them has stagnated.

Israel Lobby Watch

How the Israel lobby is courting US Latinos

Rania Khalek and
Adriana Maestas
27 February 2014

Pro-Israel groups are using free trips and other tactics in effort to win over growing and influential voter bloc.

FBI files reveal Anti-Defamation League spied on Arab students

Grant F. Smith
Washington, DC
14 May 2013

Feds assumed ADL reports were passed on to Israeli government.

Human Rights

Diseases rise among besieged Palestinians in Syria

Mutawalli Abou Nasser
Damascus
3 April 2014

Classrooms have had to close in Yarmouk camp because of contagious illnesses.

Jerusalem students face constant harassment by Israeli forces

Patrick O. Strickland
Abu Dis
25 March 2014

Attaining the goals of higher education is impossible when universities are under attack.

Internet & Technology

An Egyptian revolution, unplugged

Aprille Muscara
1 February 2011

WASHINGTON (IPS) - Despite the Hosni Mubarak regime’s attempts at muzzling communication and dissent, and the reportedly government-sanctioned shutdown of Egypt’s last standing Internet service provider to individual users Monday, Egyptians are still managing to get their voices heard and mobilize – both through advanced technical workarounds and older, traditional technologies.

Business & Economy

Silicon Valley accord recycles myth of Israel's green record

Charlotte Silver
7 March 2014

Benjamin Netanyahu omitted any reference to theft of Palestinian water resources during his visit to a parched California.