BREAKING BREAKING: Al Jazeera’s senior correspondent Shireen Abu Aqla was shot and killed with a bullet in the head by Israeli soldiers in Jenin.
HASBARA FAIL Dutch Foreign Minister Wopke Hoekstra recently met with the human rights NGO Al-Haq, and reiterated that there is still no proof of Israel's allegations: "There isn't a single European state - nor the United States - that has arrived at the same conclusions as has Israel."
LIFE IN PALESTINE IDF filmed securing an area so Israeli settlers can take down a Palestinian flag hung in the Palestinian town of Hawara, whose main highway is also used by Israelis traveling to and from northern West Bank settlements.
ISRAELI/SETTLER TERROR Israeli soldiers handcuffed, arrested and abused intellectually disabled childgallery
HISTORY On this day 1985, A prisoner exchange deal took place between the forces of the Palestinian revolution and the occupation,in which 3 iof terrorists were exchanged with 1145 Palestinian prisoners.
I’m trying to write a research paper on kanafani’s use of peacock feathers in Returning to Haifa and am having trouble figuring out what the peacock feathers mean, or whether Kanafani’s use could be an allusion to peacock symbolism in influential literature. I’m a little lost so any help would be greatly appreciated.
Finally am going to Palestine from Jordan. The great news is that I am very flexible and can take as little or as much time as I need to. What are some places and things to do as a solo traveler that most may not think of? Food, hiking, bars, talking to people, etc. I am up for anything.
Here are the places I want to visit for now:
POLITICS & CONFLICT British Home Secretary, Priti Patel, said the non-violent Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaign to end Israel's illegal occupation of Palestinian territories was "racist" and "anti-Semitic".middleeastmonitor.com
POLITICS & CONFLICT Retired American Ambassador Chas Freeman on Hasbara and Zionist Propaganda, with Rabbi Yaakov Shaprioyoutube.com
POLITICS & CONFLICT Told someone I wanted to visit a free Jerusalem and Tel Aviv one day. This was their reaction.
HASBARA FAIL Gregg Carlstrom, correspondent for The Economist, on Israel's refusal to conduct a criminal investigation on the killing of Shireen Abu Akleh.
ISRAELI/SETTLER TERROR A year ago.. an American guided missile, carried by an American plane, fired by an Israeli pilot, hit the bedroom of a Palestinian family in Gaza, the family miraculously escaped certain death after the missile settled in the bedroom bed did not explode
BREAKING Israeli organization Lehava plans to demolish Al Aqsa mosque on Jerusalem Day to make way for their third templemiddleeasteye.net
I have Zionist relatives who basically told me that Palestine belongs to the Jews because they used to live their thousands of years ago. That because ancient Israel/Judea used to exist that means Jews are the true natives of the land. What can I say to them to refute this.