Israel-Palestine conflict

September 17, 2022
September 17, 2022

Ukraine Is Palestine, Not Israel

By treating Israel’s colonisation of Palestine as a defensive struggle, Ukraine is validating its senseless aggression.

August 7, 2022
August 7, 2022

Israel’s latest attack on Palestine: Who is the real terrorist?

The ongoing attacks seem premeditated as they come as part of a well-coordinated package.

August 5, 2022
August 5, 2022

Kafr Qasim massacre was part of an ethnic cleansing plan

Recently released court documents show Israeli soldiers brutally massacred 49 Palestinians on October 29, 1956 in Kafr Qasim.

January 31, 2020
January 31, 2020

Israeli forces storm Al-Aqsa Mosque, 10 hurt, 3 held

Israeli police forces stormed the Al-Aqsa Mosque, leaving at least 10 worshippers injured and detaining three, a Palestinian official is quoted as saying by Turkey’s state-run Anadolu Agency.

March 30, 2019
March 30, 2019

'Israeli fire kills Palestinian on Gaza border'

Israeli fire kills a Palestinian man near the Gaza border, Palestinian Health officials say, as Israel's forces mass at the frontier ahead of a rally to mark the first anniversary of a surge of Gaza border protests.

March 26, 2019
March 26, 2019

Time to speak up for Palestine

On March 20, 2019, the UN Human Rights Council held an interactive dialogue with Michael Lynk, the UN Special Rapporteur on the

August 25, 2018
August 25, 2018

US cuts over $200m in aid to Palestinians

The United States is cutting more than $200 million in aid to the Palestinians, the State Department says, amid a deteriorating relationship with the Palestinian leadership.

July 15, 2018
July 15, 2018

Israel, Gaza militants agree to end fierce fighting

Israel and Gaza militant groups agrees a ceasefire, a Palestinian official says, after Israel launched dozens of air strikes against the Palestinian enclave's ruling Hamas group and gunmen fired more than 100 rockets across the border.

May 19, 2018
May 19, 2018

Jerusalem - “A day which will live in infamy” (. . . if history is any guide)

US President Donald J Trump did not mince his words: President Harry S Truman, a Democrat, made the United States the first country to recognise Israel's statehood (May 14, 1948), yet his own December 6, 2017 decision to shift the US embassy to Jerusalem, the first country to do so, on May 14, 2018, may have converted the logical 1948 recognition decision into a 2018 conflict invitation.

May 16, 2018
May 16, 2018

An effective shelving of the two-state solution

With the death toll mounting to 58 last Monday thanks largely to a trigger-happy Israeli military and smiles all around Tel Aviv and Washington the two-state solution is all but dead and buried. When President Trump decided to move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, all pretence of a negotiated settlement was effectively thrown out the window and what is happening in Gaza today points to a mindset that