A Catholic monastery and convent outside Bethlehem lost a seven-year legal battle against the construction of Israel's "separation barrier" across its land.
Palestinian hunger striker Samer Issawi ended his protest action after signing an agreement with Israel which guarantees his release. He had gone without food 266 days.
Long-term hunger striker Samer Issawi called for "rage and solidarity" to mark Palestinian Prisoners Day. 3,000 detainees in Israel's prisons refused food to mark the day.
For a fourth consecutive day, young Palestinians in Hebron clashed with Israeli troops in protests over the death of an elderly prisoner in Israeli custody.
As Obama left Israel for Jordan, two Palestinian youths were critically wounded as Israeli forces fired rubber-coated steel bullets on protesters at Anata north of Jerusalem.
As President Obama arrived in Israel, security forces surrounded a new tent village erected by Palestinian activists to protest the new settlement corridor east of Jerusalem.
The new coalition government is calling for a rewrite of Israel's Basic Law that would officially make the state's democratic character subservient to its Jewish character.
Israel's claim that Syria has used chemical weapons comes as rebel militias have assumed positions near the line of control in the Golan Heights.
With Israel's harsh restrictions on freedom of movement, Palestinian Christians' attempt at a Good Friday procession in Jerusalem is converted into a protest for rights and dignity.
Alan Dershowitz calls out papal hopeful Cardinal Maradiaga of Honduras as floating theories about how the Vatican sex scandal was instrumented by the Jews.
Fathi Shihab-Eddim, a senior aide to Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi, spews Holocaust-denying malarky—oblivious to how he legitimizes Zionist political logic.
Leftists are ironically rallying around Chuck Hagel as Obama's apparent pick for Secretary of Defense—a conservative Republican who is wary of the neocons but close to Big Oil.
Noam Chomsky, writing on his visit to Gaza, gets numerous facts wrong. But worse is his acceptance of the "two-state solution," a betrayal of secular-democratic principles.
A right-wing "Identity Group" seized a mosque in Poitiers, issuing a "declaration of war" against the "Islamization" of France—weeks after a bomb attack on a kosher shop in Paris.
Omar Barghouti, independent Palestinian political analyst, makes the case for boycott, divestment and sanctions against Israel.
Bill Weinberg speaks at the NYC Anarchist Forum on "Neither NATO Nor Qaddafi, Thank You: Anarchist Perspectives on Libya and the Arab Spring," April 27, 2011
A panel on the global economic crisis and recent world social movements, held at the Federation of Hellenic Societies of Greater New York's main auditorium (in Astoria, Queens) on February 26, 2011
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