Palestine

PA: Israel ruins ancient cemetery, steals contents near Nablus

PA: Israel ruins ancient cemetery, steals contents near Nablus

The Palestinian ministry of tourism and antiquities has accused Israel of ruining an archeological cemetery between Nablus and Tulkarem in the northern West Bank near the village of Deir Sharaf.

UNESCO to send mission to assess Jerusalem

UNESCO to send mission to assess Jerusalem

An expert mission is to be sent to the Old City of Jerusalem to evaluate its state of preservation and submit a report along with recommendations to the World Heritage Committee to be held in Doha in June, a United Nations resolution passed yesterday said.

Jazz guitar legend John McLaughlin plays for Palestine

Jazz guitar legend John McLaughlin plays for Palestine

The Palestinian territories are rarely a destination for jazz musicians let alone stars of an art form that is more at home in big cities such as New York and Chicago.

Israel okays controversial Jerusalem archaeology project

Israel okays controversial Jerusalem archaeology project

Israel has approved a controversial archaeology project in occupied East Jerusalem, the interior ministry said Friday, in a move likely to compound tensions threatening to scupper peace talks.

Byzantine Monastery and Mosaics Found in Israel

Byzantine Monastery and Mosaics Found in Israel

The remains of a 1,500-year-old monastery with intact mosaics covering the floor have been unearthed in southern Israel, the Israel Antiquities Authority announced Tuesday (April 1).

Palestinian Farah Chamma Tours Morocco

Palestinian Farah Chamma Tours Morocco

Farah Chamma, a Palestinian slam poet, who believes in the Palestinian cause, personalized her work to modernize poetry in the Arab world. Chamma made her words come to life during an electrifying performance at the School of Economy and Governance in Rabat, Morocco.

Palestinian expatriates mark Land Day in Vienna

Palestinian expatriates mark Land Day in Vienna

The Palestinian community and the union of Palestinian students in Austria on Sunday marked 38th anniversary of Land Day in the Austrian capital Vienna.

Stones plan first Israel gig, urged by BDS movement to reconsider

Stones plan first Israel gig, urged by BDS movement to reconsider

The Rolling Stones announced plans Tuesday for an Israeli concert in June, prompting pro-Palestinian activists promoting a boycott of the country to say that would be equivalent to performing in apartheid South Africa.

Meet Arabic Hip-Hops First Lady: Shadia Mansour

Meet Arabic Hip-Hops First Lady: Shadia Mansour

Longtime journalist and hip-hop historian Davey D has a great series going in which he highlights 500 female emcees, and he recently featured the British-born Palestinian emcee Shadia Mansour.

Roger Waters: Why I must speak out on Israel, Palestine and BDS

Roger Waters: Why I must speak out on Israel, Palestine and BDS

Seventy years ago, my father 2nd Lt. Eric Fletcher Waters died in Italy fighting the Nazis. He was a committed pacifist, and a conscientious objector at the start of the war, but as Hitlers crimes spread across Europe