By Jean Shaoul, December 18, 2012
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has twice asked Jordan for its support to bomb Syria’s alleged chemical weapons facilities.
By Bill Van Auken, December 1, 2012
In a provocative response to the UN’s recognition of Palestine as a nonmember state, the Netanyahu government is pushing ahead with 3,000 new housing units in East Jerusalem and the West Bank.
By Jean Shaoul, Chris Marsden, November 24, 2012
The ceasefire that brought to an end Israel’s eight-day blitzkrieg against Gaza is already under strain, after Israeli forces killed a Palestinian man on the border.
By Chris Marsden, November 23, 2012
For eight days, the Israel Defense Forces rained down devastation on Gaza that has left it in ruins. More than 150 Palestinian lives were lost, including 40 children.
By Jean Shaoul, November 22, 2012
After supporting a ceaseless bombardment for the last eight days of densely populated Gaza neighborhoods, the US was concerned that the conflict could threaten its broader agenda in the Middle East.
By Bill Van Auken, November 21, 2012
Israeli warplanes continued to pound Gaza Tuesday, inflicting mounting civilian casualties amid predictions that an Egyptian-brokered ceasefire would soon take effect.
By Kevin Kearney, November 21, 2012
Ra’anan Alexandrowicz’s documentary is a penetrating look at the Israeli military legal system in the Occupied Territories on the West Bank and in the Gaza Strip over the last 45 years.
By Bill Van Auken, November 20, 2012
The Israeli leadership, the Obama administration and the corporate media all invoke the “right of self-defense” to justify the onslaught against Gaza that has already killed and maimed hundreds of Palestinian civilians.
By Patrick Martin, November 19, 2012
Israeli warplanes and gunboats intensified their attacks on Palestinian homes and institutions throughout the Gaza Strip over the weekend, bringing the death toll to more than 75.
By Bill Van Auken, November 17, 2012
The Israeli military boasted of carrying out more than 500 air strikes against densely populated Gaza since launching its offensive on Wednesday.
By Bill Van Auken, November 16, 2012
Israeli warplanes carried out hundreds of air strikes against the densely populated Gaza Strip Thursday as Israel mobilized troops on the Palestinian territory’s border.
By Bill Van Auken, November 15, 2012
In its most intense attack on Gaza since the Operation Cast Lead invasion of 2008-2009, Israel carried out a bombardment of the Palestinian territory, beginning with the assassination of a top Hamas leader.