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

Warmongering Hebrew University tries to muzzle Palestinian students

Yara Sa'di
10 October 2014

After threatening peaceful protesters, the Israeli university signed a cooperation deal with a leading weapons-maker.

Academic civility and its discontents

Joseph Massad
9 October 2014

The battle over Steven Salaita is part of a war against the neoliberal corporatization of higher education.

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

Olive trees burned as anti-Palestinian incitement grips Galilee

Patrick O. Strickland
Tarshiha
17 October 2014

Eight Jewish-only communities surrounding Tarshiha have been allocated considerably more resources than its indigenous Palestinians.

After summer of horror, Gaza families face winter in cramped shacks

Rami Almeghari
17 October 2014

A five-year-old boy was among the members of the al-Najjar clan killed by Israel in July.

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.