Middle East

Israel’s first prime minister, David Ben-Gurion (left), is presented with an honour roll of names of the first subscribers to the new Israel Independence Bond issue by American businessman Rudolf Sonneborn (right) at Madison Square Garden in New York City, on May, 1951.

How Israel Bonds Put the Cost of the War in Gaza on US States and Municipalities How Israel Bonds Put the Cost of the War in Gaza on US States and Municipalities

After October 7, Palm Beach County, Florida, bought $660 million in Israel bonds. A new lawsuit argues that it’s a bad deal for taxpayers.

May 30, 2024 / Clark Randall and Lucy Randall

9/11 memorial at Bellevue Hospital

Saudi Arabia’s September 11 Connection and the Contradictions of American Foreign Policy Saudi Arabia’s September 11 Connection and the Contradictions of American Foreign Policy

How the state that aided terrorism on US soil has become an indispensable ally that the Biden administration is determined to placate at all costs.

May 29, 2024 / Jeet Heer

Civil defense teams and residents carry out search and rescue efforts after an Israeli attack hits the house belonging to the Al Nadi Family at the al-Daraj neighborhood in Gaza City, Gaza, on May 24, 2024.

My Parents Fled Gaza. I’m Still Here. We May Never See Each Other Again. My Parents Fled Gaza. I’m Still Here. We May Never See Each Other Again.

“I don’t want to leave you behind, but we can’t see any other way, Noor,” Mama said. “We are so tired. We cannot bear it anymore.”

May 28, 2024 / Noor Alyacoubi

Pro-Palestine banner in soccer stands

In Ireland, “Nothing but Love” for the Palestinian Women’s Soccer Team In Ireland, “Nothing but Love” for the Palestinian Women’s Soccer Team

The Palestinian National Women’s Football Team defeated the Bohemian Football Club 2-1 in front of a sell-out crowd in Dublin. It was much more than a win for Palestine.

May 24, 2024 / Dave Zirin

Members of UAW 4811 join protesters at the University of California, Santa Cruz, campus on May 20, 2024.

The Next Front in Palestine Solidarity: Worker Strikes The Next Front in Palestine Solidarity: Worker Strikes

The symbiotic relationship between universities and the military puts higher education workers in a position of significant structural power.

May 23, 2024 / Jonathan Rosenblum

Displaced Palestinian children line up to receive food in Rafah, on the southern Gaza Strip, on May 19, 2024.

Gazans Don’t Need Biden’s PR Stunts. We Need Him to End This Horror. Gazans Don’t Need Biden’s PR Stunts. We Need Him to End This Horror.

Floating piers won’t change anything. The world needs to pull Israel back before there is no Gaza left at all.

May 22, 2024 / Ahmed Abu Artema

A pro-Palestinian protest of Harvard students and their supporters ends on the lawn behind Klarman Hall, at Harvard Business School, after starting in the Old Yard by Massachusetts Hall.

The Students Protesting the War in Gaza Are Continuing a Proud Tradition The Students Protesting the War in Gaza Are Continuing a Proud Tradition

One thing is guaranteed: The commitment of this generation of student activists will reverberate through the progressive movement for years to come.

May 21, 2024 / William D. Hartung

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (C) arrives for a party meeting at the Israeli parliament, the Knesset, in Jerusalem on May 20, 2024. Israel on May 20 slammed as a

There Are No More Excuses for Failing to Halt US Military Aid to Israel There Are No More Excuses for Failing to Halt US Military Aid to Israel

The ICC prosecutor’s decision to seek arrest warrants against Israeli leaders puts it beyond doubt: It’s time to cut off the weapons.

May 20, 2024 / John Nichols

Tanya Haj-Hassan at Al-Aqsa Martyrs Hospital in Deir al-Balah, Gaza, on March 16, 2024.

What It’s Like on the Front Lines of Gaza’s Hospital Hell What It’s Like on the Front Lines of Gaza’s Hospital Hell

Talking to Dr. Tanya Haj-Hassan.

May 17, 2024 / Mary Turfah

CCNY Student Protest

CUNY and Columbia: A Tale of Two Campuses CUNY and Columbia: A Tale of Two Campuses

Why are the City College protesters being charged with felonies that could land them up to nine years in jail—while Columbia students are facing much lighter sentences?

May 16, 2024 / Nicolas Niarchos

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