Yasser Arafat

A cinematic ode to an absent dad and Palestinian revolutionary

Hind Shoufani discusses her new documentary Trip Along Exodus, which tells Palestine’s history through the story of her father, Dr. Elias Shoufani.

Israel plans to reintroduce ban on Palestinian flag

A new Israeli bill is part of a racist wave of legislation, according to prominent Israeli academic Ilan Pappé. 

New book reveals top-secret collusion between Israel, US during twenty years of “peace talks”

Rod Such
29 August 2014

The author effectively dismisses the Palestinian right of return as a fundamental human right central to their struggle and to a just peace.

“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.

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