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Israel says medic killed in Gaza was ‘human shield’

AFP | Israel on Thursday said that a Palestinian medical volunteer shot dead during violence along the Gaza border had agreed to serve as a...

In Gaza, grief and pain for slain ‘angel of mercy’ paramedic

News Desk | Too worn out to shed more tears, Sabreen al-Najjar recalls the last time she saw her daughter alive."She stood up and smiled...

Hamas-Israel ceasefire holds after night of violence

News Analysis | A ceasefire agreement between Hamas and Israel appears to be holding, following one of the worst days of violence in the Gaza...

Israel says struck 25 more Hamas targets after rocket and mortar...

AFP | Israel said Wednesday it had struck 25 more Hamas "military targets" in air raids in the Gaza Strip overnight in response to rocket...

Arab Israelis in Haifa protest over Gaza killings

AFP | Hundreds of Arab Israelis demonstrated Saturday evening in Haifa in solidarity with Gaza, where more than 60 Palestinians have died from Israeli fire...

Egypt opens Gaza border for month of Ramadan: president

AFP | Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has made a rare decision to open the Rafah crossing with Gaza for a month, allowing Palestinians to...

Pakistan’s favorite ‘Pindi Boy’ Jeremy McLellan speaks up for the Palestinian...

News Desk | Jeremy McLellan, Pakistan's favorite American comedian is facing a backlash from Indians and Zionists as he posted multiple tweets condemning the US...

‘Stop the Attack on Gaza’: Lebanese star protest at Cannes Film...

News Desk | During her first walk at the Cannes Film Festival’s red carpet, the Lebanese actress Manal Issa protested the indiscriminate killings of Palestinians...

Key dates in the history of the Palestinians

AFP | Here are the main dates in Palestinian history: First Alarm Towards the end of the 19th century the first Jews arrive in Palestine, fleeing anti-Semitism...

Saudi Arabia slams Israeli fire in Gaza, silent on Jerusalem

AFP | Saudi Arabia condemned Israeli gunfire on Monday that killed at least 52 Palestinians and wounded hundreds of others, without mentioning the inauguration of...

Palestinian baby dies from tear gas inhalation at Gaza protest: ministry

AFP | A Palestinian baby died as a result of inhaling tear gas during clashes along the Israel-Gaza border, the health ministry in the enclave...

Palestinian congress to convene as Abbas seeks to strengthen hand

AFP | The parliament of the Palestine Liberation Organisation convenes for the first time in decades Monday, as aging President Mahmud Abbas seeks to strengthen...

Israeli gunfire in spotlight after hundreds wounded in Gaza

AFP | When Palestinian Mohammed al-Mughari was shot by an Israeli sniper on the Gaza border, it left a hole in his leg so big...

Palestinian journalist shot at Gaza protest dies of wounds

AFP | A Palestinian journalist shot two weeks ago by Israeli forces on the Gaza border has died, Israeli and Palestinian sources said Wednesday, the...

Israeli policeman jailed 9 months for killing Palestinian

AFP | An Israeli court on Wednesday sentenced a police officer to nine months in jail over the fatal shooting of a Palestinian teenager in...

Romania moving embassy to Jerusalem, following American footsteps

AFP | The Romanian government will follow the United States and transfer its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, the ruling Social Democrat Party (PSD) leader...

Seven Palestinians killed as new clashes erupt along Gaza border

AFP | Israeli forces killed seven Palestinians as thousands protested and clashes erupted along the Gaza border on Friday, a week after a mass demonstration...

Palestine still remains core issue in Middle East

M K Bhadrakumar | The horrific shooting down of 17 unarmed, peaceful Palestinian demonstrators on Friday by the Israeli security forces has once again underscored that Israel’s...

Clashes, 16 dead as thousands of Gazans march near Israel border

AFP | Clashes erupted as tens of thousands of Gazans marched near the Israeli border in a major protest, with 16 Palestinians killed and hundreds...

Modi reveals changed stance after three-hour visit to Palestine

News Analysis | On February 10, Prime Minister Modi made a three-hour visit to Ramallah, Palestine, from Amman, Jordan and said “India hopes to see...

Erdogan Vs. Netanyahu

Andrew Korybko | The personal rivalry between Turkish President Erdogan and “Israeli” “Prime Minister” Netanyahu has been simmering for some time, especially since they last...

Is Middle East witnessing an end of civil wars and sectarian...

James M. Dorsey | Optimists see hopeful signs that the Middle East may be exiting from a dark tunnel of violence, civil war, sectarian strife, and...

Israel retaliation kills 2 in Gaza

Reuters | Israel launched fresh airstrikes in the Gaza Strip on Saturday in response to rocket fire from the enclave and the Palestinian Islamist Hamas...

2 Palestinians dead and 80 injured during anti-Trump protest

Reuters | At least two people were killed in clashes with Israeli troops on Friday when thousands of Palestinians demonstrated against U.S. President Donald Trump's...

UK press spreading Islamophobia, says British-Pakistani politician Sayeeda Warsi

News Desk l According to news posted in the Guardian, former British-Pakistani minister Sayeeda Hussain Warsi has said that hate speech and Islamophobia have become...

Division within Palestinian resistant movements

M K Bhadrakumar | The Hamas and Fatah, the two mainstream Palestinian movements, are making yet another attempt at political reconciliation. Prime Minister Rami al-Hamdallah...

Why Israel is flexing muscles at Hezbollah

M K Bhadrakumar | The Israeli armed forces began on Tuesday a massive fortnight-long military exercise, billed as the biggest in the past 19 years, simulating a war...

Prince Salman: An outlier in the conservative state

M. K. Bhadrakumar | The royal decree of June 21 by Saudi Arabia’s King Salman appointing his son Mohammed bin Salman as the Crown Prince and next...

Realignments in the Middle East: Which is the stronger bloc?

M. K. Bhadrakumar | Almost a week has passed since the terrorist strikes in Tehran but Iran has not retaliated with any “surgical strike” against...

Added conflicts and proxies: Redefining the Middle Eastern alliances

Samson Simon Sharif | For over the past hundred years, West Asia has been the theater of conflicts and proxies. Most countries in the conflict...

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