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    Mapping Memories of Resistance: The Untold Story of the Occupation of the Golan Heights

Mapping Memories of Resistance: The Untold Story of the Occupation of the Golan Heights

by Muna Dajani

On the morning of 30 October 2018, the Jawlanis (Syrian residents of the occupied Golan Heights) carried out a significant act of protest, with hundreds blocking polling stations against yet another Israeli attempt to normalise its occupation/annexation of the area by pushing for a ‘democratic’ local council election. Since 1967, the Jawlanis (mostly Druze Arabs), have refused […]

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    Trump and Netanyahu: Tainted Love Furthers Self-Destructive Tribalism

Trump and Netanyahu: Tainted Love Furthers Self-Destructive Tribalism

by Brian E. Frydenborg

Great relationships tend to bring out the best, while toxic relationships tend to do the opposite. When it comes to relationships between US President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the Republican Party and Israel’s Likud, and Israel and America overall, we sadly find an enabling toxicity in which darker impulses are magnified in […]

February 22nd, 2019|Iran, Israel|0 Comments|
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    Merger of US consulate in Jerusalem linked to looming court case

Merger of US consulate in Jerusalem linked to looming court case

by Victor Kattan

It has been a busy few weeks in the Middle East. While the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi has dominated the headlines, the simmering dispute over US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel will just not go away.

On 18 October, the US announced that it would merge its consulate in […]

October 30th, 2018|Israel, Palestine|0 Comments|
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    Netanyahu’s Oman Talks Shed New Light on Israel’s Ties with the Gulf

Netanyahu’s Oman Talks Shed New Light on Israel’s Ties with the Gulf

by Ian Black

Benjamin Netanyahu’s visit to Oman for talks with Sultan Qaboos has shed new light on Israel’s largely clandestine links with Arab states, especially in the Gulf. The most striking thing about the trip is that it was the first by an Israeli prime minister to any Arab state (other than Jordan or Egypt, with which Israel has long […]

October 29th, 2018|Featured, GCC, Israel|0 Comments|

Portraying Israeli and Palestinian Identities on Twitter

by Jason Deegan, John Hogan, Sharon Feeney and Brendan K. O’Rourke

It is 70 years since Israel declared its independence. The process that lead to its foundation was characterised by horrific crimes against the Jewish people and disruption, displacement and occupation for Palestinian society.  Almost forty years ago, Edward Said pointed out that Israelis and Palestinians had come to define themselves […]

September 22nd, 2018|Israel|0 Comments|

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