Iraq: Christians Say Terror Drove Them From Mosul

July 24, 2014 by  
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By Abdul Hamid Zebari via RFE/RL Rawan Jinan, a 25-year-old Iraqi Christian, says when she received an order on June 18 to leave Mosul within 24 hours, she could not believe her…

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If Israel Is In Mortal Danger, Why Did Bloomberg Fly There? (The Young Turks)

July 24, 2014 by  
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Former New York Mayor and victim of Israel derangement syndrome Michael Bloomberg flew to Israel on El Al airlines on Wednesday to demonstrate that the US FAA was wrong to forbid US…

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As a Sakharov laureate and a mother, I call on the EU to help save Palestinians – and Israel

July 23, 2014 by  
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By Nurit Peled-Elhanan, Hebrew University of Jerusalem Via The Conversation Times are very rough for both Israeli and Palestinian families. The death toll in Gaza currently stands at around 620, 74 of…

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Peace Square, Tel Aviv

July 23, 2014 by  
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Via SocialTV “It won’t end until we speak”. Under this banner, The Parents Circle Families Forum for bereaved Israelis and Palestinians hosted a discussion at the Cinamateque in the center of Tel…

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U.N.: One Child Killed Every Hour in Gaza

July 23, 2014 by  
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By Juan Cole UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay said on Wednesday that Israel’s military actions are responsible for the death of a child every hour in recent days and…

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The U.S Has More Solar Workers Than Coal Miners

July 22, 2014 by  
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By Christopher DeMorro via CleanTechnica Though solar power is still far from surpassing coal as America’s primary energy source, the number of people employed by the solar industry has surpassed the number…

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The World Asks: Is Israel Targeting Civilians in Gaza?

July 22, 2014 by  
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By Luisa Gandolfo via The Conversation When the Israeli prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, accused Hamas of using “telegenically dead Palestinians for their cause”, he overlooked an element of the conflict that could…

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“We Need to Talk About Israel”: Jon Stewart, The Daily Show

July 22, 2014 by  
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Jon Stewart, “The Daily Show”: “We Need to Talk About Israel” The Daily ShowGet More: Daily Show Full Episodes,Indecision Political Humor,The Daily Show on Facebook Juan says, “Tell me about it.”

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Gaza: Inside Israel’s massacre at al-Shujayeh: “I can’t Believe I Survived”

July 22, 2014 by  
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By Mohammed Suliman via al-Akhbar “A massacre, a massacre!” were the words my brother, who works as a doctor at Gaza’s al-Shifa Hospital, said as he yelled over the phone urging me…

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Gaza War Devastates Israeli Tourism Revenue, Points to Fragile Apartheid Future

July 22, 2014 by  
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By Juan Cole A Hamas rocket hit and destroyed a house in Yahoud, a town only a mile from Ben Gurion Airport in Israel on Tuesday, raising severe alarm in among the…

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