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A man waves a Palestinian flag. AHMED ABU HAMEEDA/UNSPLASH

Conrad Landin speaks to Saga and Ahmed, two young Palestinians who have recently settled in Scotland.

Press statement by Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu at the European Union headquarters in Brussels, Belgium on 11 December 2017. Has Netanyahu misjudged tolerance for his actions? ALEXANDROS MICHAILIDIS/SHUTTERSTOCK

As mass protests erupt worldwide over Israel’s brutal assault on Gaza, Andrew Feinstein asks if Benjamin...

Palestinians flee the Bedouin village of Ein Rashash, east of Ramallah, in the West Bank, on October 18 2023, following ongoing attacks by Israeli settlers from a nearby illegal outpost. OREN ZIV

Under the cover of Israel’s attack on Gaza, armed settlers and soldiers are erasing entire Bedouin villages in the West Bank...

An Israeli soldier puts her hand under a mini drone

Antony Loewenstein examines spyware’s role in Israel’s occupation of Palestine, and why governments are...

A Palestinian evacuee carries his worldly belongings through the destroyed streets of Gaza City, following a night of heavy Israeli shelling IMAGO/ALAMY LIVE NEWS

Sending a message from inside Gaza, Palestinian journalist and activist Ahmed Abu Artema calls for global...

: A woman crosses the Qalandiya check point, the biggest in the occupied West Bank, in 2014. ROGER GARFIELD/ALAMY

In the lead story from our May-June 2023 issue, Zoe Holman looks at how the so-called ‘peace process’ has...

Students inspect their destroyed school in Taiz, Yemen. ANAS ALHAJJ/SHUTTERSTOCK

Despite extreme suffering there are signs of hope on the horizon in Yemen, Sam Kimball reports.

Leila Khaled

Marta Vidal speaks with the Palestinian militant about the role of violence in the struggle for a better...

A Palestinian boy confronts an Israeli officer during a 2022 protest against Israeli settlements near the West Bank town of Qalqilya. Credit: Mohamad Torokman/Reuters

Andrew Feinstein argues that the strategy that helped end South Africa’s apartheid must also be mobilized...

 Itamar Ben-Gvir

Spouting hate is a lark when you're in power  – just ask Israel's National Security Minister.

Ibtisaam Babikr profiles the wealthy Gulf state determined to rehabilitate its image.

Image shows a person holding a key in front of the Palestinian flag. Credit: Montecruz Foto/Flickr

Toufic Haddad argues that the West’s blinkered support for Israel can only escalate disaster.

Yemeni girls study in a school destroyed by the war in Taiz City, Yemen. Credit: Shutterstock/Akramalrasny

Historic peace talks are a glimmer of hope in the world’s worst humanitarian conflict. But the exclusion of Yemeni women’s...

The tagline of Iran’s recent prowomen’s movement is translated from a Kurdish slogan which neatly captures the ideology of the Kurdish feminist revolution. Here a mural displays the Kurdish original. HERZI PINKI/CREATIVE COMMONS

Rahila Gupta examines the precursor to Iran’s ‘first feminist revolution in the world’: a Kurdish feminist...

Mohamad Hafez

The Syrian-American architect and artist about the power of nostalgia and his lifelong homesickness for Syria.

Gisella Ligios

Gisella Ligios reports from Rojava on the threat of food and water insecurity, and its impact on farming...


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