‘Two-State Solution’ as a Distraction – The Problem is Zionism

‘Two-State Solution’ as a Distraction – The Problem is Zionism

The problem is not the absence of a Palestinian state, but Zionism itself. What is the use of a Palestinian state, if Zionism, as a racist, exclusivist ideology continues to define Israel, and impose that definition on the Palestinians? This ideology calls for racial purity of Jews in Palestine, of course, at the expense of […]

US pauses add’l funding for UNRWA amid allegations of agency’s involvement in Hamas attack on Israel

US pauses add’l funding for UNRWA amid allegations of agency’s involvement in Hamas attack on Israel

Washington: The US has temporarily paused additional funding for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) in light of recent allegations that the agency’s employees may have been involved in the October 7 Hamas attack on Israel. Secretary of State Antony J Blinken spoke with United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on […]

100 Days of War and Resistance: Legendary Palestinian Resistance Will Be Netanyahu’s Downfall

100 Days of War and Resistance: Legendary Palestinian Resistance Will Be Netanyahu’s Downfall

Law number one in the ‘law of holes’, is that “if you find yourself in a hole, stop digging.” Law number two, “if you are not digging, you are still in a hole”. These adages sum up Israel’s ongoing political, military and strategic crises, 100 days following the start of the war on Gaza. Israeli […]

US launches new strikes on Yemen’s Houthis as conflict escalates

US launches new strikes on Yemen’s Houthis as conflict escalates

Washington: The United States launched new strikes against the Houthi rebels in Yemen for a second straight day after the Iran-aligned group warned it would retaliate for a series of attacks on its facilities. The US military’s Central Command (CENTCOM) said on Saturday that Tomahawk missiles were fired from the US Navy’s USS Carney at […]

Hundreds missing from Gaza’s Al-Aqsa Hospital amid Israeli bombardment

Hundreds missing from Gaza’s Al-Aqsa Hospital amid Israeli bombardment

Gaza: Hundreds of patients and staff are reported to be missing from Al-Aqsa Martyrs Hospital in central Gaza, which is struggling to cope amid intense air strikes across the enclave. The majority of medical staff, as well as around 600 patients, have been forced to leave the complex to unknown locations with no information of […]

Children of Palestine must be saved from Israeli bombardment

Children of Palestine must be saved from Israeli bombardment

It is not enough to mourn the dead children. What we must do is oppose and immobilize the power that put them to death: James Baldwin War affects children the most. Children and women have suffered and suffer the most during wars, wars waged by elders and men. Wars are waged on one pretext or […]

Moscow and Gaza: Is Russia Ready for a Major Shift in its Middle East Policy?

Moscow and Gaza: Is Russia Ready for a Major Shift in its Middle East Policy?

Gaza was among the main topics on the agenda of Russian President Vladimir Putin as he arrived in the Middle East region on Wednesday, December 6. Some news reports referred to the trip as ‘rare’, especially since the start of the Russia-Ukraine war in February 2022. We know that the situation in Gaza, namely the […]

Meenakshi Lekhi denies signing papers declaring Hamas a ‘terrorist’ organisation

New Delhi: Union Minister Meenakshi Lekhi on Saturday said she did not approve any answer to a question in the Lok Sabha on declaring Hamas a terrorist organisation, prompting the opposition to call for a probe. “You have been misinformed as I have not signed any paper with this question and this answer,” the minister […]

US vetoes UNSC resolution calling for immediate humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza

US vetoes UNSC resolution calling for immediate humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza

United Nations: The US has vetoed a draft resolution on the Israel-Hamas conflict in the UN Security Council that would have demanded an immediate humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza and the immediate and unconditional release of all hostages taken by the Hamas militant group. The 15-nation Council met on Friday to vote on the resolution tabled […]

Dying to Be Free: Releasing Palestinian Captives is Not a Numbers Game

Dying to Be Free: Releasing Palestinian Captives is Not a Numbers Game

The whole thing may appear to be an exercise in futility, but there is a point why Palestinians are keen on releasing their prisoners, despite the heavy price they continue to pay for their freedom. It may seem rational to ask the question: what is the point of releasing a few Palestinian detainees from Israeli […]

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