Palestine

September 8, 2022
September 8, 2022

In the aftermath of the Palestinian catastrophe—'Minor Detail' by Adania Shibli (trans. Elisabeth Jaquette)

This book is an essential read to understand the extent of the erasure of Palestinian history after the Nakba and life under tyranny in its cities.

June 12, 2022
June 12, 2022

1,200 Palestinians face risk of forced removal in West Bank

Some 1,200 Palestinians in the occupied West Bank region of Masafer Yatta face the risk of forced removal to make way for an army firing zone after a decades-long legal battle that ended last month in Israel's highest court.

May 23, 2022
May 23, 2022

How to be a hypocrite: Courtesy of the West

When 12 members of Charlie Hebdo were shot dead for their alleged blasphemous depiction of Prophet Muhammad, the freedom-loving

April 16, 2019
April 16, 2019

Israel's election and the Palestinians' future

Looking at the outcome of the recent election in Israel, the only thing that concerns us is what it implies for the already fading hope

March 28, 2019
March 28, 2019

Dhaka worried over Trump's Golan Heights decision

Bangladesh has expressed deep concern over the recent announcement of the US's recognition of Israeli sovereignty over the occupied Syrian Golan Heights.

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

October 13, 2018
October 13, 2018

Palestine new champions

Favourites Palestine became the newly crowned champions of the 5th Bangabandhu Gold Cup following a 4-3 win on penalties over 10-man Tajikistan in the final at the Bangabandhu National Stadium yesterday.

September 4, 2018
September 4, 2018

UN schools for Palestinians defy funding cuts, open on time

United Nations schools for Palestinian refugees in Lebanon are starting the new school year on time, despite the US decision to cancel funding to the international body's Palestinian relief agency.

July 31, 2018
July 31, 2018

Palestinian teen says no regrets after release from Israeli prison

Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi says she was deeply changed by her eight-month sentence in an Israeli jail for slapping two soldiers, but does not regret any of her actions.

July 18, 2018
July 18, 2018

Gaza blockade tightened

Israel tightened its blockade of the Gaza Strip yesterday, partly over kites carrying firebombs to set alight Israeli farmland, as concerns mounted over whether the rudimentary devices could spark another war.