Palestine

Palestinian Druze poet Samih al-Qasim dies at 75

Palestinian Druze poet Samih al-Qasim dies at 75

Samih al-Qasim, a Palestinian Druze poet known across the Arab world for his nationalist writing, died Tuesday after a long battle with cancer, a family friend said. He was 75.

Hussein: Serious Israeli bids to build alleged temple

Hussein: Serious Israeli bids to build alleged temple

The Grand Mufti of Jerusalem and the Palestinian territories, Muhammad Hussein, has warned of the serious repercussions that are likely to be generated by the official announcement, launched by the so-called Temple institutions, of Israeli bids to construct the alleged temple at the expense of holy al-Aqsa Mosque.

Jolies dad slams Penelope Cruz over Gaza stance

Jolies dad slams Penelope Cruz over Gaza stance

American actor Jon Voight, father of Angelina Jolie, claimed this week that Spanish film stars Penelope Cruz and husband Javier Bardem are helping incite anti-Semitism over their stance on the Gaza conflict.

Facebook Censors Author Naomi Wolf On Gaza

Facebook Censors Author Naomi Wolf On Gaza

Jews, Muslims and citizens of the world in general have been following author Naomi Wolf and her comments about the War on Gaza

Russell Brand tells Fox News host: come back to humanity

Russell Brand tells Fox News host: come back to humanity

A spat between British comedian and actor Russell Brand and U.S.-based Fox News anchor Sean Hannity over the Gaza conflict which previously led to the former calling the latter a terrorist - has continued, with Brand launching into a 13-minute critique of his foe in a video uploaded on YouTube.

Massive Attack dedicate Lebanon gig to Gaza children

Massive Attack dedicate Lebanon gig to Gaza children

Influential British band Massive Attack dedicated their only Middle East gig to the children of Gaza, openly condemning Israel's "massacre" of the Palestinians.

Hug A Terrorist? Arab girls act to save Gaza victims

Hug A Terrorist? Arab girls act to save Gaza victims

In this short clip, two Palestinian-Syrian girls in Toronto, Canada called on strangers to "hug a terrorist."

Peacemaking through film and pastrami: Caplansky's signs on to sponsor Toronto Palestine Film Festival

Peacemaking through film and pastrami: Caplansky

As the conflict in Gaza intensifies, Zane Caplansky, owner of Toronto's consummate Jewish deli, is trying to build bridges with smoked meat and rye.

Not picking any sides: Gomez on Israeli-Palestine conflict

Not picking any sides: Gomez on Israeli-Palestine conflict

Pop star Selena Gomez, whose Instagram post on Israeli-Palestinian conflict landed her in a controversy, clarifies that she is not taking sides.

Rihanna tweets then deletes #FreePalestine

Rihanna tweets then deletes #FreePalestine

Rihanna has received a tidal wave of comments after she tweeted the hashtag '#FreePalestine' early on Monday morning before briskly deleting it after only eight minutes of her post.