Ali Abunimah

Uncovered: Israel's role in planned US lawsuit to fight BDS

Ali Abunimah
6 September 2011
An exclusive investigation finds that pro-Israel activists, backed by an Islamophobic pro-Israel group and with the knowledge of the Israeli government, is planning to take legal action to force the Olympia Food Co-op to rescind its historic decision to boycott Israeli products.

Interview: Alice Walker on the Gaza Freedom Flotilla and the struggle for justice

Ali Abunimah
17 June 2011
Celebrated American author and poet Alice Walker will be aboard the Audacity of Hope, part of the Gaza Freedom Flotilla, set sail this month. Ali Abunimah interviews for The Electronic Intifada.

Another war on Gaza?

Ali Abunimah
4 April 2011


Until now, there have been good reasons to believe Israel would hesitate to launch a new major military assault on Gaza. But EI’s Ali Abunimah sees warning signs Israel could be laying the ground for another big attack.

Interview: Rula Jebreal on the struggle to make "Miral" a film

Ali Abunimah
22 March 2011


Rula Jebreal on the struggle to make and show the film based on her book Miral and the tumultuous real-life experiences behind the story.

The revolution continues after Mubarak's fall

Ali Abunimah
12 February 2011


“The revolutions in Tunisia and Egypt have reawakened a sense of a common destiny for the Arab world many thought had been lost, that seemed naive when our mothers and fathers told us about it from their youth, and that Arab leaders had certainly tried to kill,” writes EI Ali Abunimah after the fall of Mubarak.

The danger to Egypt's revolution comes from Washington

Ali Abunimah
6 February 2011


The greatest danger to the Egyptian revolution and the prospects for a free and independent Egypt emanates not from the “baltagiyya” — the mercenaries and thugs the regime sent to beat, stone, stab, shoot and kill protestors in Cairo, Alexandria and other cities last week — but from Washington, writes EI’s Ali Abunimah.

Egypt's uprising and its implications for Palestine

Ali Abunimah
29 January 2011


We are in the middle of a political earthquake in the Arab world and the ground has still not stopped shaking. To make predictions when events are so fluid is risky, but there is no doubt that the uprising in Egypt — however it ends — will have a dramatic impact across the region and within Palestine.

The Palestine Papers and the "Gaza coup"

Ali Abunimah
27 January 2011


An initial reading of the Palestine Papers provides details of hitherto unknown secret, high-level “Quadripartite” meetings among Israeli, American, Egyptian and Palestinian officials whose explicit goal appears to have been to undermine the Palestinian national unity government. The essential point here is that part of the PA — loyal to Mahmoud Abbas and backed by the US — was actively plotting with Israel and its allies against the legitimately-constituted unity government. Ali Abunimah analyzes.

Rawabi developer Masri helps deepen Israel's grip on West Bank

Ali Abunimah
6 January 2011


Bashar Masri, the Palestinian businessman and CEO of the company that is developing the Rawabi luxury real estate project in the occupied West Bank, appears to be actively helping Israel deepen its hold on the Palestinian economy despite his earlier claims that he is trying to help end this relationship. Ali Abunimah reports.

Role of Israeli firms raises boycott concerns about Rawabi

Ali Abunimah
30 December 2010


The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee in Palestine, has expressed its concern following reports that Israeli companies have been contracted to take part in the construction of Rawabi, an already controversial Qatari-financed Palestinian real estate development in the occupied West Bank.


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