Yasser Arafat

“Top secret” Shin Bet memo suggested dead Arafat would benefit Israel

The memo, revealed in a book to be published this week by British-Israeli political scientist Ahron Bregman adds evidence to support the thesis that Arafat was assassinated.

Hear Nelson Mandela discuss support of Palestine in 1990 interview

Nelson Mandela forcefully defends the Palestinian struggle to a New York audience in 1990; Haidar Eid remembers Mandela in Palestine; and Ali Abunimah talks about EI’s year ahead.

Gulf states and Israel won't silence me: journalist Abdel Bari Atwan

Abdel Bari Atwan was forced out of al-Quds al-Arabi after 25 years, but is bouncing back with a new online media project which launched in September.

"Doctor" of Israeli spin omits key facts in tour of Scotland

Larry Rich, now a key figure in an Israeli medical center, served as a tank commander during the brutal occupation of Lebanon.

Twenty years on, Palestinians refuse to be defeated by Oslo

The Oslo accords tried to bury the Palestinian cause, and dealt it severe setbacks. But twenty years later, a new generation of Palestinians are reclaiming their struggle.

The PLO has failed Palestinians; let's start again from scratch

Osamah Khalil
21 March 2013

We won’t achieve democracy with a movement that’s not democratic.

Political division and Israel's siege "badly affecting" basketball in Gaza, says referee

Rami Almeghari
Gaza Strip
27 January 2013

One of Gaza’s two accredited referees talks about the challenges faced by the sport under occupation.

Palestine UN bid and Arafat exhumation: Ali Abunimah on WBEZ's Worldview

Will today’s UN vote help the Palestinian cause or set it back?

Month in Pictures: July 2012

3 August 2012
A monthly roundup of photographs documenting Palestine, Palestinian life, politics and culture, and international solidarity with Palestine.

Watch: What killed Arafat? Clayton Swisher, Ali Abunimah on The Stream

Investigative reporter Clayton Swisher is joined by Ali Abunimah on to discuss the bombshell revelations that Yasser Arafat may have been poisoned with the radioactive element polonium.

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