New Libyan aid convoy to head for Gaza

TRIPOLI, -- A new Libyan aid convoy dubbed Quds-5 is finalizing preparations to head for the Gaza Strip carrying relief material, a media source in Gaza revealed.

Jewish aid boat sets sail to Gaza

An aid ship organized by Jewish activists left the northern Cypriot port of Famagosta on Sunday heading to the Gaza Strip in a bid to break the siege imposed on

What if Peace Talks “Succeed?”

Many commentators expect the direct talks between Israelis and Palestinians to fail. But there is a much worse scenario: What if they "succeed?"

Fatah: Collaborationist Israeli ally

Stephen Lendman charts the shameful record of Palestinian National Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and his Fatah faction, who since the Oslo accords of 1973 have played the role of Israel’s

Turks vote ‘yes’ in referendum

The European Commission had earlier accused the government of stifling public debate over the proposals, while backing Ankara's attempt to reorganise the judiciary.

Gaza: a castle in the sand

Abu Raad's home is built of mud. Hewn from concrete splits, water and sand, the artifice is necessary because of an Israeli siege that bars all raw materials into the

Electricity blackouts put lives of Palestinian patients in Gaza at extreme risk

The Palestinian ministry of health (MOH) has warned Monday that the continued electricity brownouts for long intervals and on daily basis in Gaza Strip could jeopardize lives of hundreds of

Brazilian delegation to participate in Freedom Flotilla 2

The European campaign to end the siege on Gaza announced that a Brazilian delegation would take part in the Freedom Flotilla 2, which is expected to set sail for Gaza

The Arabs and Turkey

There is something in the Arab public space that hampers an objective discussion of Turkey's increasing political involvement in the region, its remarkable stances in favour of Arab causes, and

Israel’s siege on freedoms

It's three years since I've been back to Gaza. Much has happened since my last visit. Fatah waged a failed coup and now rules only the West Bank, while Hamas