The film ‘Samir Amin: The organic intellectual’ depicts the audacious struggles of, as well as interviews with, addresses by and special moments involving this most outstanding intellectual of the South.
Geography Archives: Middle East
Once more, punctually, Israel—with the vengeance of Zeus—has begun to bomb Gaza, from which the sounds and smells of war are never absent due to Israeli bombings. It helps Israel that the United States is fully behind its policy of annihilation.
Disregard by the dominant powers of human lives in places such as Iraq has a long history. It goes back a hundred years.
Turkey’s economy is back in the news, and not in a good way. After the release of an economic report by the Turkish Statistical Institute, a big dispute has arisen over whether or not Turkey has entered a recession.
War laboratories in the United States have succeeded in applying pre-designed aggression formats against countries that do not align with their imperial policies. These obviously adapt to cultural, religious, social, historical and even geographical features.
It is not uncommon for a mainstream media commentator to be fired for a bigoted or violent comment on air-or off air. As far as I know, there was never a person specifically fired for advocating non-violence and the equal treatment of a group of people.
Tlaid , one of two Muslim women who are the first to be elected to U.S. Congress, says she supports BDS and intends to shift perspective on the Palestinian-Israel conflict.
The origins of Zionism are profoundly misunderstood by many. This is not coincidental and can be seen largely as the result of propaganda, which opportunistically and erroneously asserts that Zionism is the natural expression of Judaism.
The October 16 issue of NY Review of Books has an article by Janine di Giovanni titled “Why Assad and Russia Target the White Helmets”. The article exemplifies how western media promotes the White Helmets uncritically and attacks those who challenge the myth.
The Electronic Intifada has obtained a complete copy of The Lobby–USA, a four-part undercover investigation by Al Jazeera into Israel’s covert influence campaign in the United States.
‘We are losing the fight against famine’, said the UN’s Under-Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator Mark Lowcock to the UN Security Council on 21 September. He was talking about Yemen, which has been bombarded by the monstrous anger of the Saudi-Emirati guns from March 2015.
The UN’s position against Iran is in bad faith. All the member states and the UN secretariat know that Iran has no nuclear weapons programme. Yet, they have allowed the U.S. and Israel to push against Iran.
An optimal anti-Zionism supersedes Palestine’s geography. It likewise transcends ethnocentric interests. Anti-Zionism is a politics and a discourse, sometimes a vocation, but at its best it is also a sensibility, one attuned to disorder and upheaval. It is a commitment to unimaginable possibilities—that is, to realizing what arbiters of common sense like to call “impossible.”
Israeli operatives and their U.S. lobbyists sprang into action when the Movement for Black Lives came out in support of the boycott Israel movement.
In Syria, the battle for the province of Idlib has begun. Over the course of the past few years, the remnants of the hardened fighters have retreated to this region on the Syria-Turkish border, where they have been under the overall command of an al-Qaeda inspired group.