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Israel on the brink of constitutional anarchy

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator Despite massive street protests since January, and international pressure on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to throw out the bill, the judicial reform measure is now law.  It passed on a vote of 64-0 amid an opposition boycott.  The bill removes the “Reasonability Clause” from being used by the Supreme […]

Palestine is boiling and will not cool down

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator Khader Adnan, 45, of Jenin in the occupied West Bank, died while on a hunger strike in an Israeli prison. He started the hunger strike on February 5, when he was arrested and sentenced in an Israeli military court and placed into “administrative detention”, which means detention without charges […]

“Ben-Gvir as head of Israeli security means an escalation in the West Bank,” says Dr. Mamoun Farhat from Ramallah

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator   According to MiddleEastMonitor, a leading Israeli newspaper said that Israel “is now closing in on a right-wing, religious and authoritarian revolution” aimed at destroying democracy.  The recent Israeli elections have brought Benyamin Netanyahu’s Likud party back to power, but with the ultra-right wing religious party led by Itamar […]

The West Bank in Palestine is ready to explode

Seven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator There is a battle brewing in the occupied West Bank of Palestine.  Thousands of Israeli occupation forces will be deployed to face a growing resistance force.  The ‘natives are restless’ and the Lions’ Den has mobilized to fight for their freedom and human rights. 500,000 illegal Jewish settlers now […]

Israel escalates continual airstrikes in Syria

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator Israel has carried out hundreds of airstrikes across Syria for many years, and the latest was on October 24 in a rare daytime attack in Damascus.  Israel views Iran as their chief national security threat.  Iran supports the resistance movement against the Israeli occupation of Palestine, and Hezbollah, the […]

Will Netanyahu return to lead Israel again?

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator Israel is heading toward its fifth election in less than four years, as the Bennett-Lapid consensus ends in the Knesset. Prime Minister, Naftali Bennett’s Yamina Party was weakened by significant defections recently between Bennett’s right-wing allies and Arab members of the coalition, which rendered the to a government a […]

Palestinian flag is raised in Jerusalem as American journalist is laid to rest

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator The funeral of American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh on Friday was one of the largest gatherings of Palestinians in recent memory in Occupied East Jerusalem. Her brother, Anton Abu Akleh, had arrived from the US to oversee her funeral. He was called into Israeli Occupation police headquarters where they […]

Israel kills dozens of Palestinians, US embassy moves to Jerusalem

The UN Security Council is expected to meet to investigate the high number of Palestinian casualties in Gaza on Monday
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared Monday a historic great day of peace in acknowledgement of the US embassy formally opening in Jerusalem as scores of Palestinian protesters were killed and injured in Gaza.
The Palestinian Health Ministry said that the Israeli military killed 52 Palestinians during demonstrations protesting the inauguration of the embassy in Jerusalem. Another 2,400 were injured it added.