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

How the US falsely accused a Palestinian teacher of aiding terror

Khadijah Qamar and
Hamdan Azhar
1 October 2014

The case of Sami Al-Arian is emblematic of the altered state of the US justice system after 11 September 2001.

Move on? Work to reclaim Univ. of Illinois has has only just begun

Vicente M. Diaz
26 September 2014

“If, under this new regime, civility be the condition for expressing academic freedom and excellence, then let the appropriate expression be that of civil disobedience.”

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

Israel forces Gaza fishermen to undress in attack violating ceasefire deal

Joe Catron
Gaza Strip
23 September 2014

Now that the media’s attention has shifted elsewhere, Israel has reduced the fishing zone off Gaza to five nautical miles.

Palestinians fleeing Syria charged $400 per month to rent garages in Beirut

Moe Ali Nayel
Beirut
18 September 2014

Children of many Palestinian refugees face being denied education over the coming school year.

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.