Robert Kennedy / Sirhan Sirhan

Sirhan Sirhan’s crime is one mired in the tragedy of Palestine. The son of a middle-class Christian Palestinian family uprooted by … More

ISIL Declared War on Hamas

January 2018 – JERUSALEM — The extremist Islamic State group’s branch in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula has taken a simmering dispute with the Palestinian Hamas … More

Gaza Blockade since 2007

Under the blockade, Israel has banned these items from entering Gaza: fruits, vegetables, wheat, sugar, meat, chicken, fish products, dairy … More

The history of Palestine

The history of Palestine is the study of the past in the region of Palestine, generally defined as a geographic region in the Southern … More

Palestine in the Bible

The names “Palestine” and “Palestina” occur four times in the Old Testament portion of the King James Bible (1611), the … More

Gaza sniper video

Israel pledged disciplinary action on Tuesday over a soldier’s leaked video showing an army sniper targeting a Palestinian across the Gaza border … More

Gazan protesters being killed

Palestinian health officials say eight Palestinian protesters were shot dead by Israeli fire at border demonstrations Friday, including a Palestinian … More

Akitu – “head of the year”

Akitu or Akitum (barley-cutting, barley-sowing, head of the year) was a spring festival in ancient Mesopotamia. The Babylonian Akitu festival has played a pivotal role … More

Ur of the Chaldees

Ur of the Chaldees, is a city mentioned in the Hebrew Bible as the birthplace of the Ismaelite and Israelite patriarch Abraham. In … More

Gaza Concentration Camp

The “open-air prison” of Gaza is “on the brink of collapse,” with Palestinians verging now on an unlivable situation, author … More

Al-Ḥusayn ibn Ali ibn Abi Talib

Al-Ḥusayn ibn Ali ibn Abi Talib (Arabic: الحسين ابن علي ابن أبي طالب‎‎; 10 October 625 – 10 October 680) (3 Sha’aban AH 4 (in the … More

U.S. involvement in regime change

United States involvement in regime change has entailed both overt and covert actions aimed at altering, replacing, or preserving foreign governments. … More