Palestine

First Palestinian Olympic boxer fights hurdles before history

Every morning Palestinian boxer Waseem Abu Sal checks texts from his Cairo-based coach -- a Gazan who cannot travel to him in the occupied West Bank -- to see his daily Olympics training schedule as he prepares to make history.

Project Syndicate / Assange is free, but are we?

I fought for years with and for Julian Assange. In what sense are we who breathe the fresh air outside prisons still free?

What I've learnt from Noam Chomsky

I once asked Noam Chomsky how he manages to remember so many facts and figures.

When will the US gain ‘independence’ from Israel?

Authorities in the US are eroding long-established principles and values in order to support Israel’s apartheid rule.

What does the recognition of European nations mean for Palestine?

However, the recognition, in practical terms, is only a symbolic move.

Gaza boys turn to football to forget, for a moment, the war

Shouting and screaming with glee and frustration, Gazan boys kicked footballs around with their bare feet. It could have been almost anywhere in the world, but this was a sandy soccer field surrounded by tents in war-torn Gaza.

Dua Lipa calls for immediate ceasefire in Gaza

While celebrities pour out their support of Palestine amidst Israel’s inhumane bombing, where at least 45 people, including children, were killed at a refugee camp in Rafah, Gaza, following an Israeli air strike.

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.

March 17, 2024
March 17, 2024

Cabrera’s charges ready for Palestine challenge in Kuwait

Bangladesh football team landed in Kuwait on Sunday for their World Cup Qualifying round match against Palestine on March 21 after a two-week training camp in Saudi Arabia which included a couple of warm-up matches against higher ranked Sudan.

March 14, 2024
March 14, 2024

Taj desires to beat his brother for national team place

Left-back Taj Uddin's dream to play with his elder brother in the national team has all but come true after getting a call-up to the preliminary squad ahead of the World Cup Qualifiers against Palestine.

March 10, 2024
March 10, 2024

Bangladesh to play practice match against Sudan tonight

Bangladesh national football team will play two practice matches against Sudan -- one tonight and the other on March 14 -- as part of their preparation for this month's World Cup Qualifiers against Palestine.

March 8, 2024
March 8, 2024

Can nothing stop Netanyahu’s genocidal mission?

Israel must agree to a ceasefire immediately

March 6, 2024
March 6, 2024

Goalkeepers feeling the heat

Goalkeeper Mahfuz Hasan Pritom said the competition among the players of the national team has significantly increased in recent times.

March 5, 2024
March 5, 2024

Adapting to Bangladesh team challenge for new call-ups

The men in red and green are in Saudi Arabia for a two-week preparation camp ahead of the Palestine ties

February 28, 2024
February 28, 2024

‘Euphoria’ actress Hunter Schafer arrested for pro-Palestine protest

During a pro-Palestine protest on Tuesday at NBC's 30 Rockefeller Centre in New York, Hunter Schafer, known for the teen drama series “Euphoria”, was detained along with 50 activists from the Jewish Voice for Peace

February 28, 2024
February 28, 2024

The world in the eyes of Palestinian children

Many of the surviving children in Palestine, especially those in Gaza, have no idea why they have been attacked and killed day in and day out.

February 27, 2024
February 27, 2024

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?

February 20, 2024
February 20, 2024

Morsalin to miss Palestine matches

Promising forward Sheikh Morsalin is all set to miss out on the home-and-away fixtures of the FIFA World Cup Qualifiers against Palestine in March, informed national team coach Javier Cabrera.

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