West Bank

“Israel commits massive ethnic cleansing in Palestine, while building more illegal settlements” interview with Fra Hughes

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator   The current government ruling Israel is the most far-right Jewish extremist in history. Senior members in power have been asking for the forced deportation of Palestinians, in a frightening echo of the Nakba of 1948, when three-fourths of the Palestinian population was expelled in a massive ethnic cleansing […]

“The IMF may demand Lebanon normalize with Israel” interview with Alberto Garcia Watson

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator Lebanon is a failed state economically, politically, and socially. Very little movement has occurred to help Lebanon recover from the depths of hopelessness.  Steven Sahiounie of MidEastDiscourse interviewed Alberto García Watson, a Beirut based expert in the Middle East, terrorism and Islamic radicalism as well as a television correspondent. […]

Israeli Forces Execute Palestinians In The West Bank, Prompting Shootings Against Settlers

Israeli occupation forces in the West Bank have carried out a number of brutal executions against Palestinian civilians across the territory, after deciding to once again operate undercover units inside the city of Jenin. The ferocity of the onslaughts then led to two fatal shooting attacks against Israeli settlers. Instead of attempting to remedy the Read More...

RFK Jr staff block Israel-Palestine dialogue after the candidate agreed

A day after Robert F. Kennedy Jr. agreed to a public discussion with Max Blumenthal on Israel-Palestine, his campaign walked back his words. RFK Jr. has pledged “unconditional support” to Israel while spouting vitriolic anti-Palestinian rhetoric. One day after Democratic presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. agreed to comedian and podcaster Jimmy Dore’s proposal that he engage with The Grayzone’s editor-in-chief, Max Blumenthal, in a public dialogue on Israel-Palestine, Kennedy’s campaign nixed the discussion. During an August 1 phone call […]

Why is Palestine’s West Bank Under Assault by Settlers and Netanyahu Coalition Government?

[Prefatory Note: The post below is a stylistically modified version of my conversation with independent journalist Daniel Falcone, which was published online in CounterPunch on July 21, 2023 under the title Collective Forgetting and the Politics of the West Bank. It tries to clarify the focus on Israel’s intensified repression concentrated on the West Bank […]

Israel Launches Military Operation On Jenin And Commits War Crimes With US Blessing

On Sunday night the Israeli military officially launched a targeted military operation against the city of Jenin, located in the northern occupied West Bank, in an effort to score political points for the Netanyahu government and collectively punish the inhabitants of the area for resisting. This assault came as the direct result of a failed Read More...

Israeli Settlers Beg For Palestinian Blood After String Of West Bank Attacks

On Monday morning, for the first time since the early 2000’s, Israeli occupation forces used a helicopter missile strike against Palestinians in the West Bank. As the Israeli army raided the city of Jenin, they encountered an ambush that led to the injuring of 7 soldiers and later the murder of 6 Palestinians. The incident Read More...

Permanent Apartheid in Palestine: Why Israel Wants to Reactivate The E1 Plan

The price of Israel's major plans in East Jerusalem and the rest of the West Bank is not just humanitarian. It is essentially political, aimed at cutting off Palestinian communities from one another, isolating Jerusalem completely, and ensuring a Jewish demographic majority for generations to come.
The post Permanent Apartheid in Palestine: Why Israel Wants to Reactivate The E1 Plan appeared first on MintPress News.

Resistance to the occupation of Palestine heats up the Egyptian-Israeli border

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator Egypt and Israel are jointly covering up the true story of how three Israeli soldiers were killed near their shared border on June 3.  Just like their 1979 joint peace treaty, they are jointly spinning a media story to distract attention from the real issue behind the deaths: the […]