Another No-Peace Ceasefire

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What goes around, comes around. It’s just a matter of time. Israel deplores peace. Its entire history reflects conflict. by Stephen Lendman Its premeditated aggression follows relative calm followed by ceasefires followed by more conflict. The pattern repeats with disturbing regularity. It's been this way for decades. It's no different this time. Believing … [Read more...]

Falk: US Limits Ability of UN To Hold Israel Accountable for War Crimes [Video]

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Princeton University Professor Richard Falk discusses how the powers of the UN are limited since the United States sets the agenda Transcript JESSICA DESVARIEUX, TRNN PRODUCER: Welcome to The Real News Network. I'm Jessica Desvarieux in Baltimore. And welcome to our second part of our conversation about Gaza and Israel. And we're now joined by Richard Falk. Richard … [Read more...]

Israeli military uses footage from Egypt, labelled as Gaza

A combined photo of screenshots from Israel army's spokesperson to Arabic media Facebook page and Waled El-Balad's clip on YouTube showing the clips

Official video uses footage shot in Egypt by local news and labels it as Gaza The Israeli military has used video footage of Upper Egypt’s Beni Suef in one of its official video, labelling it instead as footage of Gaza, reported Egyptian local news website Walad El-Balad. The website reported that the military took parts of a video news report it filmed in Beni Suef … [Read more...]

It’s either Israel or the occupation

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Occupation of the Palestinians has become, among other things, like therapy for the trauma of Europe. By Oudeh Basharat - Sabbah Report § For the occupation’s 47th birthday, which unfortunately came last week, there is no song more appropriate than Farid al-Atrash’s sad tune: “My birthday is upon me again. Again that miserable day. I wish it was a day with no … [Read more...]

Gaza Returns to Donkey Days

Palestinian child on donkey cart next to garbage container in Gaza City. Credit: Mohammed Omer/IPS

By Mohammed Omer The garbage trucks of Gaza city are at a standstill due to an ongoing fuel shortage affecting all aspects of daily life, including garbage collection, sewage and waste disposal and other vital services. But the local donkeys are here to help. Abu Hesham on his donkey cart won’t be able to clear all the streets of garbage. In Gaza’s Barcelona … [Read more...]