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Are Muslims in Austria a hazard to society or providing safety?

"I am a Muslim and I am proud of what I have done. Islam is not this. The Islam we learned from Prophet Muhammad did not consist of this." These were the words of...

Arab authors boycott UAE book awards due to ties with Israel 

A number of Arab authors are boycotting the International Prize for Arabic Fiction (IPAF) and the Sheikh Zayed Book Award, funded by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in protest against Abu Dhabi's decision to...

Pentecostal Zionists and their support for the illegal Israeli occupation

The US elections are often discussed in terms of the victory or defeat of some electoral colleges, based on the so-called "Bible belt". Almost always moral preaching, the same that aligns votes to the...

Saudi denies MBS meeting with Israel's Netanyahu

Saudi today denied reports that Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the kingdom last night. Israel Army radio had claimed Netanyahu made a secret trip to Saudi Arabia yesterday...

Pompeo’s Attack on BDS Is an Assault on Free Speech

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo broke a long-standing taboo and became the first American secretary of state to visit an Israeli settlement. Then, Pompeo announced that the United States would recognize products made in...

Netanyahu flies to Saudi Arabia for secret meeting with MBS, Pompeo

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made a secret trip to Saudi Arabia yesterday to meet Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Accompanied by Chief of Israeli Mossad...

Palestine prof: Zionists had European, US backing, Palestinians didn't have that advantage

[embed]https://youtube.com/watch?v=WQpR0ld98DY&version=3&rel=1&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&fs=1&hl=en-GB&autohide=2&wmode=transparent[/embed] Palestinians have suffered an "assault" which "was the victim of an attack by a colonial project backed at every stage by great powers", Professor Rashid Khalidi said in an interview on Friday. In...

I am 30 years old and have never voted in my country of birth

Following the ongoing saga of the US presidential election over the past few weeks, it occurred to me that I am 30 years old and have never voted in my country of birth, Palestine....

Israel arrests deputy director of Jerusalem Waqf

Israeli police yesterday arrested Sheikh Najeh Bkirat, deputy director of the Jerusalem Islamic Waqf Council, Anadolu news agency reported. The agency said the occupation's police forces arrested Bkirat from his office in the Directorate of Legal...

UAE 'worked' with Israeli firms prior to normalisation 

The Executive Director of the UAE's National Electronic Security Authority has revealed that his country had relations with Israeli cybersecurity firms even before normalisation with the Zionist state. "Israeli cybersecurity companies were active in...

Israel army launches large-scale military drills near Gaza

Israeli occupation army yesterday launched large-scale military drills near the occupied Gaza Strip, which has been under strict Israeli siege for 14 years, local media reported. According to the Israeli news website i24, soldiers took...

Israelis don't need visas for South Africa, but Palestinians do; why the double standards?

When I applauded Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan for his firm stance against "normalisation" with Israel earlier this month, a friend posed an interesting query. Is it true, he asked, that Israelis don't need...

State Department’s attack on the BDS Movement Violates Freedom of Expression and Endangers Human Rights Protection

Responding to the United States Department of State announcement designating the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement as antisemitic and planning to identify organizations supporting BDS with a view to reviewing and halting their funding,...

Video: Joe Biden and Kamala Harris on Israel, Palestine

US President Donald Trump has arguably been the most staunch supporter of the state of Israel than any other US president since the launch of the so-called peace process in the early 1990s. Now...

Gaza's health system days from being overwhelmed by COVID-19, advisers say

A sharp rise in coronavirus infections in the Gaza Strip could overwhelm the Palestinian enclave's meagre medical system by next week, public health advisers said on Sunday, Reuters reports. Gaza, where the dense and...

Israeli Fighter Jets, Attack Helicopters Pounded Hamas Targets In Response To New Rocket Attack (Videos, Photos)

Donate Late on November 21, a rocket was launched by unidentified gunmen from the Palestinian Gaza Strip at the southern region of Israel.  The Iron-Dome system didn’t intercept the rocket, which hit an empty...

The Last Negotiator: The Death of Saeb Erekat Could Mark the End of Palestinian Reconciliation

The untimely passing of Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat marks the end of not only a period, but of a generation. Almost 14 years to the day after the death of Yasser Arafat, Erekat succumbed...

Forbidden Weapons and Israeli War Crimes

In the period 2008-2014, Zionist settler colonialists launched three aggressive wars against the Palestinians of the Gaza Strip: (1) Dec 2008-Jan 2009, (2) 14 Nov 2012, and (3) July-August 2014. During these aggressive wars,...

UAE poet barred from travel for rejecting Israel deal

A prominent Emirati poet said Sunday she was barred from travel over her opposition to her country’s decision to normalise relations with Israel, Anadolu Agency reports. Dhabiya Khamis said she was banned from boarding a...

In-fighting erupts between Syria intelligence, army in Damascus 

Violent clashes broke out between Syrian regime intelligence forces and local militias affiliated with the army’s 4th Division and national defence in Damascus’ countryside, local media sources reported. Syria’s Voice of the Capital network reported yesterday...