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Biden-Netanyahu standoff complicates the Gaza conflict

The Israeli prime minister believes he can face off with the US president.

6d ago

We are not just bystanders in the colonial space

The optics of visible solidarity for Palestine is important because it shows that the world is witnessing and recording this blatant act of outright dehumanisation.

6d ago

Who was Raisi and what does his death mean?

Given the turbulent state of the Middle East at the moment, the repercussions of Raisi’s death could have effects in not only Iran but also the wider region.

6d ago

Interview with Rabbi Alissa Wise / 'What's happening in Gaza is not a religious crisis'

Rabbi Alissa Wise, founder of Rabbis for Ceasefire, talks about Jewish solidarity with Gaza in an exclusive interview with The Daily Star.

1w ago

Fear and loathing surrounding India’s election

After the first phase of voting, Modi seems to have changed his campaign strategy, focusing more on firing up BJP's Hindu base.

1w ago

Pro-Palestine protests: Student demands for divestment are not new

These demands are built on a decades-long foundation constructed by an international solidarity movement in support of Palestinian liberation.

2w ago

Explainer / Israel's Rafah invasion, rejection of the Hamas ceasefire deal, and US role

Hamas wants a permanent ceasefire, while Israel wants a temporary truce.

2w ago

Horrors of the Gaza genocide: Through a survivor’s eyes

This is an eye-witness account, the story of a Palestinian in Gaza, a human being, a 24-year-old medical student, his real human life of love and loss, and a human testimony of war crimes perpetrated by the Israeli government and the military in the deadliest campaign of bombings and mass killings in recent history.

3w ago

Will the US and UK's support for Israel backfire?

There are growing signs of substantial public disaffection in these two nations which have been conspicuous in refusing to take Israel to task for its slaughter.

2m ago

Backing Israel’s genocide: Not just the US

The recent development has been seen as a distinct escalation of India’s support for Israel.

2m ago

Why war is not good for the US economy

In recent years, the Pentagon budget has approached its highest level since World War II: $886 billion and counting.

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Could this be the year of Japan’s first female Prime Minister?

In Japan, a country with a conspicuous gender gap, a political breakthrough could happen this year.

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Why would Aaron Bushnell do something this extreme?

The fire that killed Airman Bushnell was simply the collateral damage of the ongoing conflagration in Palestine

2m ago

Comparing external debt burdens: Sri Lanka and middle-income countries

Sri Lanka’s rising debt levels may pose challenges

2m ago

A devastating act of reason

US airman dies after setting self on fire outside an Israeli embassy

3m ago

A dangerous moment for US hegemony

If the US has been letting Israel subvert its policies for decades, what has changed since October 7, 2023 that will allow it now to stand up to Israel’s bullying?

3m ago

Blood, oil, and sand: The US' colonisation of Iraq

What are US troops doing in Iraq in the first place? And do they have a right to be there?

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‘Russia has my blood’

Alexei Navalny in an interview with Dozhd TV in October 2020, two months after he was poisoned with a Novichok nerve agent.

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