DAM’s Tamer Nafar talks to EI about their new album, Dabke on the Moon. Read more about DAM’s new album “Dabke on the Moon”: an interview with Tamer Nafar
Art installation inspired by Tunisian street vendor Muhammad Bouazizi attracts impromptu praying. Read more about Arab Spring meets Warhol in Ramallah show
Palestinians in Gaza, half of whom are under 18 and more than a million dependent on food aid, were optimistic about Egypt’s new president. Their hopes for support are now quickly fading. Read more about Hopes for freedom of movement dashed, once again, in Gaza
For Washington, the Arab Spring presented opportunities as well as threats, and these are being keenly exploited. Read more about Syria intervention prelude to war on Iran?
The Israeli government and its supporters now feel justified in exploiting the Syrian people’s suffering and resistance in order to further their own political agenda, depicting Israel as a “vibrant democracy” in comparison to Syria. Read more about Pointing to Syria to divert attention from Israel's crimes
Women have been at the heart of liberation struggles in the Middle East and North Africa, contrary to Orientalist misrepresentations. Read more about Women at the heart of struggle
Working with the Palestinian-led boycott, divestment and sanctions movement, Punks Against Apartheid follows a firm tradition of anti-racism within the punk movement. Read more about Never mind Johnny Rotten, real punks boycott Israel
Trita Parsi’s A Single Roll of the Dice: Obama’s Diplomacy with Iran is an exhaustive account of what happened to Obama’s campaign pledge towards Iran, particularly after the Israeli government and its lobby in the United States challenged the very notion of diplomacy. Read more about Israel lobby's machinations on Iran probed in new book
The Arab uprisings are serving Palestinian youth in much the same way solidarity with Palestinian intifadas historically served activists in other Arab countries. Read more about Who says Palestinian resistance is dead?
A resolution to support the BDS movement was passed in a near-unanimous vote at Occupy Oakland’s general assembly on Wednesday evening. Read more about BDS proposal wins big at Occupy Oakland