Israel/ Palestine

Gaza: a history September 2014

Daniel Whittal spoke with former diplomant and historian Jean-Pierre Filiu about his new book on Gaza, and the history and future of the region

From the archives: Singling out Israel August 2014

Its supporters constantly laud Israel as the 'only democratic country in the Middle East' with the 'most moral army in the world'. Why single it out for criticism? They ask. Richard Kuper explains the reasons (from issue 137 January 2006)

We can’t just tweet in the face of genocide August 2014

Ewa Jasiewicz, activist with London Palestine Action, explains how you can join the growing Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against Israel's massacre and occupation

Resisting the UK’s political and military support for Israel August 2014

Andrew Smith, from Campaigns Against Arms Trade, explains how the UK are arming Israel

An overwhelming show of solidarity and support for the people of Gaza July 2014

Kitty Webster reports back from the National Demonstration for Gaza held in London on Saturday 19 July 2014

Conscience little stirred February 2014

It took many decades and much bitter argument before the British left embraced the Palestinian cause, writes Mike Marqusee

Jeremy Hardy thinks… about the right to exist May 2013

'We’d all say a person has a right to a home, but we wouldn’t say their home has rights.'

Gaza War: All about politics? November 2012

Abby Martin interviews Phyllis Bennis, Director of the New Internationalism Project at the Institute for Policy Studies, about the current escalation of violence in Gaza

A tale of two speeches October 2012

Palestinian Chairman Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu address the United Nations. Phyllis Bennis reports from New York

More Bad News from Israel: how the media tell it like it isn’t January 2012

More Bad News from Israel, by Greg Philo and Mike Berry, reviewed by Miri Weingarten

Jeremy Hardy thinks… about unhelpful stereotypes October 2011

'Important issues are clouded by irrelevant prejudices'