Dozens of Christian pilgrims suffered from tear-gas inhalation on Good Friday after Israeli troops fired gas canisters as they performed religious rites at the Tomb of Lazarus.
Clashes broke out between Palestinian worshipers and Israeli forces in the al-Aqsa compound following a visit by right-wing Israeli MK Moshe Feiglin.
A startling Jewish Telegraphic Agency report tells of a "Jewish-led militia force" that fought in the Ukrainian revolution—under command of the far-right Svoboda party.
Israeli forces bulldozed five structures belonging to a Bedouin community in East Jerusalem that had years earlier been displaced from its lands in the Negev.
Demolition teams destroyed three Palestinian homes and forced a man to demolish his own home in East Jerusalem, leaving 28 homeless and sparking street clashes.
President Abbas has proposed that US-led NATO forces be stationed indefinitely in a future Palestinian state, according to an interview with the New York Times.
Leftist Palestinian parties held demonstrations across the West Bank in opposition to negotiations with Israel and US Secretary of State John Kerry's "framework proposal."
Leaflets distributed in the east Ukrainian city of Donetsk, now under occupation by pro-Russian separatists, order Jews to register with the authorities. Real or provocation?
Putin's propagandists have everything invested in exaggerating the fascist threat in Ukraine, while the "MSM" in the West have everything invested in denying it.
Zionist settlers in Hebron raise a banner reading "Palestine never existed!" This perverse denialism is alas mirrored in much that the "left" is saying about Ukraine.
Mayor de Blasio's closed-doors meeting with the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) plays into the worst stereotypes about Jews. No thanks, Bill.
While Republicans wax outraged over Obama's handshake with Raúl Castro at the Mandela memorial, US client state Israel offers a far better analogy to apartheid South Africa.
Nelson Mandela was arrested in 1962 thanks to CIA intelligence, and only removed from the US "terrorist watch list" in 2008—15 years after his Nobel Peace Prize.
A new EU study finds "widespread" anti-Semitism on "websites and social media." This blogger only wishes he had a buck for every Jew-baiting slur he's received on the net.
Omar Barghouti, independent Palestinian political analyst, makes the case for boycott, divestment and sanctions against Israel.
Bill Weinberg speaks at the NYC Anarchist Forum on "Neither NATO Nor Qaddafi, Thank You: Anarchist Perspectives on Libya and the Arab Spring," April 27, 2011
A panel on the global economic crisis and recent world social movements, held at the Federation of Hellenic Societies of Greater New York's main auditorium (in Astoria, Queens) on February 26, 2011
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