Portrait by Ben Heine

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My dearest friend, Ben Heine drawn this portrait. I can't thank him enough for all what he is doing as a pro-Palestine activist. His cartoons and artwork always added to the context of my posts. Ben is a Belgian political cartoonist, caricaturist and painter born in June 12, 1983, in Abidjan, Ivory … [Read more...]

Is Dubai helping ethnic cleansing in Palestine?

Is Dubai helping ethnic cleansing in Palestine?

The government of Dubai recently allowed a major bankroller of Jewish settlement expansion in the West Bank to open at least two Jewelry stores in the Gulf emirate. According to reliable sources in the United Arab Emirates, of which Dubai is a key member-state, Israeli billionaire and diamond magnate Lev … [Read more...]

Our reign of terror, by the Israeli army

In shocking testimonies that reveal abductions, beatings and torture, Israeli soldiers confess the horror they have visited on Hebron. By Donald Macintyre in Jerusalem Saturday, 19 April 2008 The dark-haired 22-year-old in black T-shirt, blue jeans and red Crocs is understandably hesitant as he sits … [Read more...]

Netanyahu: 9/11 attacks good for Israel

The Israeli newspaper Ma'ariv on Wednesday reported that Likud leader Benjamin Netanyahu told an audience at Bar Ilan university that the September 11, 2001 terror attacks had been beneficial for Israel. "We are benefiting from one thing, and that is the attack on the Twin Towers and Pentagon, and the … [Read more...]

Facebook: Danger to Israeli Security?

Read and laugh: Israeli soldiers warned about Facebook [USA TODAY] Israeli defense officials say they've identified an unlikely new threat to national security - Facebook. A new list of rules aims to prevent soldiers and Defense Ministry employees from revealing classified information on social … [Read more...]

Google and Facebook Celebrate Israel’s 60th

Blair, Gorbachev, Streisand to attend Israel's 60th President Shimon Peres is bringing in top personalities from around the world to celebrate Israel's 60th birthday. United States President George W. Bush, Barbra Streisand, Tony Blair, Mikhail Gorbachev and Rupert Murdoch ... But guess who is … [Read more...]

How Muslims Are Treated In USA? (2nd round)

Demonizing Islam

Image by Carlos Latuff Is Big Brother at your mosque? On the first Friday of each month, Mohammed Elsisy, an Egyptian-born software engineer, usually drives from his home in Irvine, Calif., to the King Fahad mosque in Culver City, Calif., to deliver the khutba, or sermon. Elsisy thought the first … [Read more...]

Israeli democracy

Israel will not allow UN human rights envoy to enter... because he said Israel practiced apartheid... Israel to deny UN official entry for comparing Israel to Nazis By The Associated Press The Foreign Ministry said Tuesday that it will not allow the United Nations official appointed to investigate … [Read more...]

Israel’s great “humanitarian gesture”

Allowing two Gazans to train for Olympics in Jericho "In a rare move defined by Israeli authorities as a 'humanitarian gesture', officials decided to permit two members of the Palestinian Olympic team to cross the borders from Gaza and the West Bank in order to train in Jericho and Jerusalem, so that they … [Read more...]

Deir Yassin: The Palestinians’ Wounded Knee

A recent poll found that 76 percent of Jewish Israelis support "transferring" the Palestinian citizens of Israel - more than 1.4 million people - out of the country. Today, April 9, marks the 60th anniversary of the Deir Yassin massacre - the most traumatic incident in the campaign to expel Palestinians from … [Read more...]

Daily KOS to visit Sderot – paid by Israel

Almost a year ago, old readers here remember my story (along with many pro-Palestine, anti-Zionism bloggers) with the so called American "left-wing" website called Daily KOS. I fell of the chair laughing today when I read that: Prominent writers, members of progressive American organizations known for … [Read more...]

Breaking Through the News Filter

If it is true that the power belongs to the people in America, and Congress still answers to the people, then what force prevents the people from rising up to demand that Congress answer to the people's will? The answer to that question is that the "silent majority" is only silent because they have been kept … [Read more...]

UN expert: Israel like Nazi

The next UN investigator into Israel conduct in the occupied territories has stood by comments comparing Israeli actions in Gaza to those of the Nazis. Speaking to the BBC, Professor Richard Falk said he believed that up to now Israel had been successful in avoiding the criticism that it was … [Read more...]

How to Become an Israeli Journalist

A year ago I applied for the job of Occupied Territories correspondent at Ma'ariv, an Israeli newspaper. I speak Arabic and have taught in Palestinian schools and taken part in many joint Jewish-Palestinian projects. At my interview the boss asked how I could possibly be objective. I had spent too much time … [Read more...]

Child abduction by IOF

This letter is a new example of Israel terrorism: From: Fareed T [fareedt99 @yahoo.com] Date: Wed, Apr 2, 2008 at 2:00 PM Subject: child abduction by IOF Dear Friends, My cousin Asef Jameel Awwad is 15 years old boy kidnapped 2 days ago by the Occupation Army and released after more than 30 hours … [Read more...]

Iran and Israel: Most Negative in Global Poll

Iran and Israel: Most Negative in Global Poll

On Israel's 60th year of "independence," the Jewish state is ranked one before last in terms of its global image, according to a comprehensive BBC poll. According to the annual survey, conducted among 17,000 participants in 34 countries, Iran and Israel "enjoys" the most negative image. As was the case … [Read more...]

Israel Founded On Terror

By Rev Ted Pike Zionist-dominated mainstream media vividly portrays Israel as a tiny embattled nation seeking peace in a sea of Arab hostility.1 Arabs, we are told, commit acts of terror while Israel only resorts to violence out of self-protection. The facts of history paint a very different picture. Far … [Read more...]

Funding Our Decline

April 1st I participated in a debate in San Francisco that raised the question of US aid to Israel. It was highly appropriate that this debate was held two weeks before tax day, since in Israel's sixty years of existence, it has received more US tax money than any other nation on earth. During periods … [Read more...]

Saudi woman killed for chatting on Facebook

The latest crime "in the name of social customs and religious rules." A young Saudi Arabian woman was murdered by her father for chatting on the social network site Facebook, it has emerged. The unnamed woman from Riyadh was beaten and shot after she was discovered in the middle of an online … [Read more...]

Gaza’s suffering children

The Israeli occupation and its relentless attacks destroy the mental health and lives of children of Gaza, writes Saleh Al-Naami. Every once in a while Ibrahim Hawash, 42, calls his wife Noha from his nightshift job to make sure that she has followed the treatment course prescribed by their family doctor … [Read more...]

Israel: End Systematic Bias Against Bedouin

Israel should declare an immediate moratorium on demolitions of Bedouin homes and create an independent commission to investigate pervasive land and housing discrimination against its Bedouin citizens in the Negev, Human Rights Watch said in a new report released yesterday The 130-page report, "Off the … [Read more...]

Overcoming Zionism

Overcoming Zionism

Creating a Single Democratic State in Israel/Palestine Joel Kovel is both a scholar and an activist. In the former capacity he has published nine books and over a hundred articles and reviews. His books include White Racism, which was nominated for a National Book Award in 1972; A Complete Guide to … [Read more...]