Israel is changing the rules of war

Israel is Changing the Rules of War by George Bisharat The extent of Israel’s brutality against Palestinian civilians in its 22-day pounding of the Gaza Strip is gradually surfacing. Israeli soldiers are testifying to lax rules of engagement tantamount to a license to...

Paralysed palestinian girl fights against Isarael order

  Two years ago, Maria was paralysed from the neck down when Israel missile stroke the car she was travelling in Gaza as her mother, grandmother and older brother were killed. Paralysed from the neck down in an Israeli attack, six-year-old Palestinian Maria Amin is...

Lost childhoods

Gaza’s Lost Childhoods Every day, dozens of children are seen on Gaza streets selling cigarettes, biscuits and mints in order to help their struggling families. Mohammed Selmi, 12, rushes from school to his home, takes a quick meal before rushing back to the...

Icc indictment of omar bashir unwarranted

ICC indictment of Omar Bashir ‘unwarranted’ Sultan Al-Tamimi JEDDAH: The Jeddah-based 57-member Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) has called the International Criminal Court (ICC) indictment of Sudanese President Omar Bashir on genocide charges “unwarranted...