While the PA is desperately hanging on to any reason to justify its continued existence, Netanyahu, with the full support of Washington, is moving forward in annexing the West Bank, thus making apartheid an official and undisputed reality.
The rights and well being of Afghani, Arab and Muslim women have sharply deteriorated as a result of US-western military interventions.
Israel's decision to bar two United States Democratic Representatives, Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib, from entering Israel and visiting Palestine has further exposed the belligerent, racist nature of the Israeli government. But our understanding of the Israeli decision, and the massive controversy and discussion it generated, should not stop there.
The siege of Gaza is crushing the people who live under it, and it is crushing all of our imaginations.
Without international diplomacy, the Middle East is going to run out of water — and it won’t be alone.
Bassam Shakaa, the former Mayor of Nablus, Palestine, passed away on July 22 at the age of 89. Shakaa struggled on behalf of all Palestinians, with profound affinity to pan-Arabism and constant awareness of the global class struggle.