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Palestinian graphic designer Asma Musleh's take on Abed Al Hashlamoun's powerful photo (Asma Musleh)
December 13, 2017 - 15:20 GMT
Blindfolded, handcuffed. A young boy surrounded by two dozen heavily armed soldiers. It is an image that powerfully captures the power imbalance at the heart of the Israeli occupation.
December 13, 2017 - 10:57 GMT
His orange-tinted skin has seen him branded a “cheeto” by his critics in the U.S. But now one Palestinian boy has a new nickname for the American President.
Despite some enthusiasm for the hashtag “boycott American restaurants,” the campaign has been marred by concerns that it is ineffective and will predominantly harm Saudis (Twitter/@wj880)
December 12, 2017 - 15:27 GMT
Calls for cutting ties with the U.S. and boycotting their goods have spread across the Middle East since its president declared Jerusalem the Israeli capital last week.
After a man attempted to blow himself up on the New York subway, some media reports quickly alleged a link to the recent decision to move the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.
December 12, 2017 - 12:12 GMT
After a man attempted to blow himself up on the New York subway, some media reports quickly alleged a link to the recent decision to move the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. But the connection appears to be a distortion of the truth.
Palestinian demonstrators burn posters of the US president in Bethlehem's Manger Square in protest to him declaring Jerusalem as Israel's capital on December 6, 2017 (Musa Al Shaer/AFP)
December 11, 2017 - 15:55 GMT
For most people in the West, Bethlehem is most likely to be mentioned at this time of year in the context of a nativity play.
Protesters at  a demonstration outside the US embassy in Awkar on December 10, 2017 (Anwar Amro/AFP)
December 11, 2017 - 12:43 GMT
The stereotype of the irrationally angry “violent Arab” has long been used to silence and undermine legitimate resistance against Israeli occupation and rights violations.
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley delivers a speech during a United Nations Security Council meeting on the situation in Palestine at the United Nations headquarters on December 8, 2017 (Stephanie Keith/Getty Images North America/AFP)
December 10, 2017 - 15:04 GMT
The U.S. Ambassador to the U.N., Nikki Haley, has claimed that it “has outrageously been one of the world's foremost centers of hostility towards Israel.”
Jordanian police stand guard in front of the American embassy in Amman during a demonstration against the US president's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, on December 8, 2017 (Ahmad Abdo/AFP)
December 10, 2017 - 11:01 GMT
It would “force them to write ‘Arab Jerusalem’ when noting the address of their embassy,” argued commenters online.
An Iran-backed Iraqi militia leader has been filmed on the Israeli border, declaring his “total readiness to stand with the [...] Palestinian cause against the brutal Israeli occupation
December 09, 2017 - 12:11 GMT
An Iran-backed Iraqi militia leader has been filmed on the Israeli border, declaring his “total readiness to stand with the [...] Palestinian cause against the brutal Israeli occupation.”
When Trump announced Kushner would work to
December 06, 2017 - 15:42 GMT
“There’s not a Middle East [expert] in this group.”
Palestinian protesters prepare to burn a picture of US President Donald Trump in the southern Gaza Strip town of Rafah on December 6, 2017. (Said Khatib/AFP)
December 06, 2017 - 12:43 GMT
After news broke that U.S. President Donald Trump was set to announce the transfer of the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, all Palestinian factions called for three days of rage.
The U.S. Embassy in Israel at its current location of Tel Aviv (Jack Guez/AFP)
December 05, 2017 - 15:43 GMT
Former Israeli Ambassador to Canada, Alan Baker, has written a list of “Ten Reasons for Recognizing Jerusalem as the Capital of Israel” for Israeli think-tank the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs. Here is our response.
Anti-Muslim ban protests in Washington, October 2017 (Jim Watson/AFP)
December 05, 2017 - 12:25 GMT
Just as a travel ban targeting six majority-Muslim nations was allowed to come into force by the U.S. Supreme Court, news emerged that police had foiled a planned mass shooting targeting a mosque.
Houthi rebel fighters are seen outside of the residence of Yemen's former President Ali Abdullah Saleh in Sanaa on December 4, 2017. (Mohammed Huwais/AFP)
December 04, 2017 - 15:27 GMT
With over 10,000 dead and millions on the brink of famine, will Ali Abdullah Saleh’s death really prove decisive or just prolong the stalemate and the suffering of Yemeni civilians?
his file photo taken on January 20, 2017 shows the exterior of the US Embassy building in the Israeli coastal city of Tel Aviv (Jack Guez/AFP)
December 04, 2017 - 13:18 GMT
“Dangerous,” “volatile” and “an absolute explosion” are some of the ways commentators have referred to the anticipated U.S. embassy move to Jerusalem.
Following French President Emmanuel Macron’s call for Iraq to dismantle its militias, Arab Iraqis have alleged there is a Western double-standard towards the Kurdish Peshmerga (Wikimedia Commons)
December 03, 2017 - 15:32 GMT
Following French President Emmanuel Macron’s call for Iraq to dismantle its militias, Arab Iraqis have alleged there is a Western double-standard towards the Kurdish Peshmerga.