Palestine

Spain, Ireland and Norway recognise Palestinian state

The three European countries believe their initiative has strong symbolic impact that is likely to encourage others to follow suit.

ESSAY / Zadie Smith’s rhetorical tricks

Smith’s framing runs into the same blind spot in other criticisms levelled at student protests, i.e. it detaches the student’s cause from the activists, academics, and journalists, Palestinian or otherwise, who have been documenting Israel’s settler colonial project for 75 years.

AFC back Palestine bid to suspend Israel, abolishes term limits

The Asian Football Confederation gave its backing to Palestine's proposal to suspend Israel from FIFA due to the ongoing war in Gaza at its congress in Bangkok on Thursday, as the regional body also abolished term limits for its senior office bearers.

UNGA backs Palestinian bid for membership

The United Nations General Assembly yesterday backed a Palestinian bid to become a full UN member by recognising it as qualified to join and recommending the UN Security Council “reconsider the matter favourably.”

European states expected to recognise Palestine by end May: Borrell

EU's foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said this on Monday at the sidelines of a World Economic Forum special meeting in Riyadh

Palestinian athletes to be invited to Paris Olympics: IOC chief

Between six and eight Palestinian athletes are expected to compete at the Paris Olympics, with some set to be invited by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) even if they fail to qualify, its head Thomas Bach said.

REFLECTION / The endless scream

A reflection on Mahmoud Darwish’s 'A River Dies of Thirst: Diaries' (first published by Archipelago in 2009)

World heading in a dangerous direction again

Israel, Iran must be pressured to take a step back

Can Bangladesh maintain unbeaten record at Kings Arena?

After being outplayed by Palestine in the away match of the World Cup Qualifiers, Bangladesh are seeking motivation for Tuesday’s home match against the same opposition on home ground and in front of home crowd.

May 28, 2024
May 28, 2024

Spain, Ireland and Norway recognise Palestinian state

The three European countries believe their initiative has strong symbolic impact that is likely to encourage others to follow suit.

May 18, 2024
May 18, 2024

Zadie Smith’s rhetorical tricks

Smith’s framing runs into the same blind spot in other criticisms levelled at student protests, i.e. it detaches the student’s cause from the activists, academics, and journalists, Palestinian or otherwise, who have been documenting Israel’s settler colonial project for 75 years.

May 16, 2024
May 16, 2024

AFC back Palestine bid to suspend Israel, abolishes term limits

The Asian Football Confederation gave its backing to Palestine's proposal to suspend Israel from FIFA due to the ongoing war in Gaza at its congress in Bangkok on Thursday, as the regional body also abolished term limits for its senior office bearers.

May 11, 2024
May 11, 2024

UNGA backs Palestinian bid for membership

The United Nations General Assembly yesterday backed a Palestinian bid to become a full UN member by recognising it as qualified to join and recommending the UN Security Council “reconsider the matter favourably.”

April 30, 2024
April 30, 2024

European states expected to recognise Palestine by end May: Borrell

EU's foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said this on Monday at the sidelines of a World Economic Forum special meeting in Riyadh

April 27, 2024
April 27, 2024

Palestinian athletes to be invited to Paris Olympics: IOC chief

Between six and eight Palestinian athletes are expected to compete at the Paris Olympics, with some set to be invited by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) even if they fail to qualify, its head Thomas Bach said.

April 24, 2024
April 24, 2024

The endless scream

A reflection on Mahmoud Darwish’s 'A River Dies of Thirst: Diaries' (first published by Archipelago in 2009)

April 16, 2024
April 16, 2024

World heading in a dangerous direction again

Israel, Iran must be pressured to take a step back

March 24, 2024
March 24, 2024

Can Bangladesh maintain unbeaten record at Kings Arena?

After being outplayed by Palestine in the away match of the World Cup Qualifiers, Bangladesh are seeking motivation for Tuesday’s home match against the same opposition on home ground and in front of home crowd.

March 23, 2024
March 23, 2024

Disappointed Cabrera looking for answers

Bangladesh coach Javier Cabrera was disappointed with the way his charges dropped their guard suddenly in a 5-0 thrashing by Palestine in a World Cup Qualifier in Kuwait on Thursday night, despite fighting toe to toe with the Middle East nation for a large portion of the game.

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