Israeli Arabs


The State of Israel, State of Turmoil

With revolutions rocking the Middle East and people rising up against tyranny and dictators, Israel is no different as 120,000 Israelis – including Israeli Arabs - have been gathering and

Three Arabs killed in gas leak in Haifa oil refinery, foul play suspected

Three Arabs died in a gas leak at a Haifa oil refinery in the northern Palestinian territory occupied in 1948 Tuesday evening. Eight others were injured in the incident. Fingers

Israeli Nazism, not anti-Semitism, is the real issue

Israel's fanatical supporters insist on behaving and acting like mad dogs by disregarding any consideration for honesty, rectitude and moral consistency.

Israeli police shoot “hated” Arab legislator in back

Jonathan Cook reports on the shooting in the back of Israeli Arab MP Haneen Zoubi by Israel police who used special paramilitary forces against an Arab demonstration provoked by ultra-right-wing

Ministry of justice warns of Israel’s citizenship law, loyalty oath

The Palestinian ministry of justice in Gaza warned that the Israeli decisions to amend its citizenship law and impose the oath of loyalty to the Jewish state on Palestinians are

Israel’s New Loyalty Oath

Since inception, Israel's democracy was illusory, but of late it's further eroded. The Cabinet's October 10 adopted Law of Citizenship amendment requires all non-Jews wanting it to pledge loyalty to

Recognition of Israel as Jewish state poses existential threat to Israeli Arabs

Binyamin Netanyahu, Israel's prime minister, has insisted from the launch of the current peace talks that the Palestinians set no preconditions, while making his own precondition the centrepiece of negotiations.

Peace might upend wealth of Israelis

With the resumption of settlement construction in the West Bank yesterday, Israel's powerful settler movement hopes that it has scuttled peace talks with the Palestinians, too.

Voices for peace?

When Time Magazine carried an article on "Why Israel Doesn't Care about Peace", a whole coterie of American Zionist supporters reacted as if Time had become anti-Semitic.

Division on Unity Street: two books on Hamas reviewed

Hamas -- a noun meaning "zeal," and an acronym for the "Islamic Resistance Movement" -- is a word that inspires a tremor of anxiety in most westerners.