New Internationalist

Middle East

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What kind of peace?

The legacy of Oslo has left Palestinians distinctly underwhelmed by the current peace talks. Ella David reports.

Filed in: Israel Palestine Peace

Talk of Iran’s new, moderate future is premature

The regime is treading the same old path – as the recent murders at Camp Ashraf show, says Moussa Zabeti.

Filed in: Human Rights Iran Iraq Politics

Syria: learning from Africa

African experience is that military intervention does not end conflicts, at worst, it escalates them, writes Alex DeWaal.

Filed in: Africa Syria

Waiting at the checkpoint

Hours of queuing is the lot of Palestinian workers travelling to their jobs on the other side of Israel’s separation wall, Ella David explains.

Filed in: Israel Palestine

Reporting Syria: can we expect honesty from international media?

Recent coverage shows that lessons from Iraq have been forgotten, says Stefan Simanowitz.

Filed in: Iraq

The red line: challenging a convenient silence

Ex-soldier testimonies urge Israelis to acknowledge role in occupation. Ella David reports.

Filed in: Israel Military Palestine

Lebanon’s legal blind spot

Domestic violence is still not a crime in this supposedly progressive state, as Harriet Fitch Little explains.

Filed in: Law Lebanon Women

Israel’s Bedouin population faces mass eviction

If the Prawer Plan is approved in parliament this month, up to 70,000 could be removed from their ancestral homes, reports Noreen Sadik.

Filed in: Human Rights Israel Land Palestine

Festivals of resistance in the West Bank

Villages in the South Hebron Hills face eviction to make way for an Israeli military training zone. Katie Harris meets the residents fighting back.

Filed in: Housing Human Rights Israel Palestine

Social media’s role in Turkey’s dissent

The spark was a park, but the flame was fanned by the web, says Karin Alexander.

Filed in: Activism Technology Turkey

Why are we so afraid of chemical weapons?

War is destruction. So why, asks MG Zimeta, does the ‘existential threat’ of an airborne toxic event in Syria and beyond, instil such horror.

Filed in: Arms Human Rights Iraq Military Nuclear Weapons Politics Syria United States War and Peace

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