Adalah, the legal center for Arab minority rights in Israel, on January 30, filed an objection to the U.S. move to build its new embassy in Jerusalem on land stolen by Israel from its original Palestinian owners. It called for the immediate cancellation of the plan. Peoples Dispatch reports.
Márquez said her security team found a highly destructive explosive device near her family home during a security check before her visit. Peoples Dispatch reports.
The United States has been supplying weapons to the Saudi-led international coalition and helping the coalition implement a blockade of Yemen, despite announcing in 2021 an end to its role in the war.
The Saudi-led international coalition intervened in the Yemen conflict in 2015. It has also imposed a land and sea blockade. According to UNICEF, around 11 million Yemeni children are directly affected by the war and around 2.2 million are extremely malnourished, reports Peoples Dispatch.
Rania Khalek of BreakThrough News explains how Egypt acts as a U.S. proxy in Africa and West Asia, and how Israeli and Western backing enables Egypt's government to continue repressive policies domestically.
Three years after a wave of protests rocked Iraq, not much has changed with respect to the structure of the economy or political system. A new government is in place, but faces numerous challenges, reports Peoples Dispatch.