Middle East News

The complicated legacy of Yasser Arafat

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Fourteen years after his death, Palestinians still have mixed feelings about the achievements of their iconic leader

Source: The complicated legacy of Yasser Arafat

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Hamas didn’t start this fight, but it won’t win it either | +972 Magazine

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Another lopsided fight will not only cost the lives of countless innocent civilians in Gaza, it’ll also distract from ongoing mass resistance to the siege.

Source: Hamas didn’t start this fight, but it won’t win it either | +972 Magazine

Gaza wakes up to rubble and funerals after Israeli strikes

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Israeli air strikes killed six Palestinians in Gaza overnight and destroyed a TV station, a hotel and four buildings in densely populated areas

Source: Gaza wakes up to rubble and funerals after Israeli strikes

Gaza on the brink as Israeli strikes continue

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Israeli strikes on Gaza have increased this year leaving behind many civilian casualties. The recent spike in violence, triggered by a deadly incursion by Israeli forces into Gaza, brought both sides to the brink of a fully-fledged war.

Source: Gaza on the brink as Israeli strikes continue

By their friends ye shall know them: Israel and its brutal allies

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Netanyahu’s ongoing support for Saudi Arabia, despite the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, highlights a lack of moral legitimacy

Source: By their friends ye shall know them: Israel and its brutal allies

Israeli incursions into Gaza are the rule, not the exception | +972 Magazine

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Israeli troops have crossed into Gaza over 70 times this year alone. And those are only the incursions we know about.

Source: Israeli incursions into Gaza are the rule, not the exception | +972 Magazine