Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (R) poses with Janna Jihad (L) after giving an award titled "brave heart journalist" to Jihad in Istanbul, Turkey on March 12, 2017. (Anadolu Agency )

10-year-old journalist Janna Jihad honoured with Award in Turkey

“I am very proud that I have managed to deliver Palestine’s message to Turkey and the world,” young Janna said Janna Jihad, a 10-year-old Palestinian girl, who highlights her country’s problems via... Read more »
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (L) walks with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull upon their arrival at Admiralty House in Sydney, Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017. Mr Netanyahu is the first Israeli prime minister to visit Australia. (AAP Image/Reuters Pool, Jason Reed) NO ARCHIVING

Netanyahu’s historic visit to promote closer ties between Israel and Australia

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and his Israeli counterpart hailed bilateral cooperation and shared goals after a meeting that culminated in the signing of several agreements and MOUs. Turnbull noted that Australia is... Read more »

Israel to cut $6 million dollars in UN funding over anti-settlement vote

Israel has announced that it is cutting approximately $6 million in its annual dues to the United Nations this year to protest last month’s Security Council resolution condemning Israeli settlements as “a... Read more »
Muslims and Jews sharing meal together in Hummus cafe in Israel.

Hummus Restaurant offers discount to Jews and Arabs who dine together

Share Hummus for Peace A restaurant near the coastal city of Netanya in Israel recently started offering 50 percent off each plate of the chickpea paste at tables seating Jews and Arabs... Read more »
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon is to meet Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu today in Jerusalem and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah on Wednesday is a bid to ease tensions in the region. (Heinz-Peter Bader/Reuters)

Ban Ki-moon urges Israel, Palestine for political solution to end violence

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will make a surprise visit to Israel and the Palestinian territories on Tuesday, in a high-profile gambit to bring an end to the month-long wave of violence that... Read more »
Jibril Rajoub shakes hands with Israeli soccer federation president, Ofer Eini

Did Israel buy its way out of FIFA suspension?

By Richard Silverstein You’d have to be comatose not to know of the startling revelations of massive corruption in FIFA that amounted to $150-million in the past few years alone. Eight current... Read more »

US accuses Israel of spying on nuclear talks with Iran

Israel spied on talks the U.S. and its allies are having with Iran over the Islamic Republic’s nuclear program, The Wall Street Journal reported. Espionage among friends is not exactly new. In fact,... Read more »

US to ‘reassess’ its ties with Israel: Obama tells Netanyahu

US President Barack Obama has told Benjamin Netanyahu that Washington will “reassess” its ties with Tel Aviv after the Israeli prime minister’s recent provocative statements. Obama delivered the message in a phone call to... Read more »

The interest of ‘only democracy in Middle East’ to block democracy in the region

by Nasim Ahmed The so-called ‘Arab Spring’ has certainly reinforced the perception that the Middle East is a hotbed of intractable conflicts. Israel has never ceased to use this stereotype to its... Read more »

Australia and US vote against Palestine UN resolution on Israel

United Nations Security Council has failed to adopt a draft resolution demanding Israel end the occupation of Palestinian territories within two years as Australia and the United States vote against the proposal in New York... Read more »

Noam Chomsky Blasts United States for Supporting Israel

As U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announces plans to set up an investigation into the attacks on United Nations facilities during Israel’s recent assault on the Gaza Strip, world-renowned political dissident Noam Chomsky recently spoke... Read more »

Jewish family recalls good old days in Pakistan

Instead of fleeing 1930s Europe to British-controlled Palestine like many other Jews, the Kahan family moved to Lahore on a whim. When Hazel Kahan went back to Lahore, Pakistan, in 2011 for... Read more »