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Palestinian Harvard Freshman Sent Back to Lebanon After Border Officials Searched His Computer and Phone

Palestinian Harvard Freshman Sent Back to Lebanon After Border Officials Searched His Computer and Phone

The incoming freshman was detained for eight hours at Boston's Logan Airport before being returned to Lebanon.
A Palestinian Lawyer on Netanyahu’s Strategic Errors

A Palestinian Lawyer on Netanyahu’s Strategic Errors

Isaac Chotiner interviews Raja Shehadeh, the Palestinian lawyer, writer, and activist who co-founded the human-rights organization Al-Haq, about the decline of the Israeli left and how changes in
Trump’s Top Adviser On The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Resigns

Trump’s Top Adviser On The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Resigns

Special Envoy Jason Greenblatt, President Donald Trump’s main adviser on the conflict between Israel and Palestine, resigned on Thursday. Trump...
Netanyahu’s bid to avoid corruption charges could undermine Israeli democracy

Netanyahu’s bid to avoid corruption charges could undermine Israeli democracy

The Israeli prime minister hopes to pass a bill that would give him immunity from corruption charges. To get there, he's putting the peace process and Israeli democracy at risk.
Annexing the West Bank Will Destabilize Jordan

Annexing the West Bank Will Destabilize Jordan

Netanyahu’s election promise won’t just hurt Israel, it will create chaos for its eastern neighbor and a diplomatic backlash too.
If Israelis have the right of return, we should extend that right to all native people

If Israelis have the right of return, we should extend that right to all native people

Western colonialists are giving themselves a right that they don’t give to the communities they displaced.
Israel Has Voted—and Netanyahu’s Future Is in Doubt

Israel Has Voted—and Netanyahu’s Future Is in Doubt

Bernard Avishai writes about Israel’s inconclusive election results and the Prime Minister’s competition with Benny Gantz and his center-left allies for a majority in the Knesset.

What the Holy Land Reveals About Bitcoin

Israel's political backdrop gave attendees of Tel Aviv Blockchain Week an opportunity to ponder the duality of today's bitcoin movement.
Did the U.S. Even Have the Authority to Bar Iranian Leaders From U.N. Summit?

Did the U.S. Even Have the Authority to Bar Iranian Leaders From U.N. Summit?

The United Nations has long disputed that Washington has a right to block people from the New York headquarters—going back to Yasser Arafat in 1988.
Where Each 2020 Democratic Candidate Stands on Palestine and Israel

Where Each 2020 Democratic Candidate Stands on Palestine and Israel

This has long been one of few bipartisan issues, but that could change in 2020.
Berlin Bans Overtly Antisemitic Palestinian Rappers from Rally

Berlin Bans Overtly Antisemitic Palestinian Rappers from Rally

Palestinian rappers Shadi Al-Bourini and Shadi Al-Najjar, known for their antisemitic and anti-Israel lyrics, have been banned from performing at a rally in Berlin.
Israeli Government Bans Palestinian Soccer Players From Traveling To West Bank For Tournament Final

Israeli Government Bans Palestinian Soccer Players From Traveling To West Bank For Tournament Final

The FIFA Palestine Cup is meant to crown the best club team in Palestine each year, with the final pitting the holders of the Gaza Cup against the West Bank Cup champions. This season, however, the
Elizabeth Warren indicates she might undermine relations with Israel if elected president

Elizabeth Warren indicates she might undermine relations with Israel if elected president

President Donald Trump has cultivated a very close relationship with Israel during his presidency, moving the American embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem and recognizing Israeli's sovereignty over the
For Palestinians In And Out Of Refugee Camps, Al Wihdat Is More Than A Soccer Team

For Palestinians In And Out Of Refugee Camps, Al Wihdat Is More Than A Soccer Team

The Jordanian professional soccer team Al Wihdat plays at the heart of a refugee camp, both literally and figuratively, and is both a literal and figurative product and reminder of dispossession.
Moment Palestinian man is shot in the back ‘for fun’ as he walks away with hands up

Moment Palestinian man is shot in the back ‘for fun’ as he walks away with hands up

Nearly 20 seconds after he walks away, the man is shot in the back.
Israel's Military Supports Cancer Patients. Just Not the Ones in Gaza

Israel's Military Supports Cancer Patients. Just Not the Ones in Gaza

An IDF tweet in support of cancer patients ignored the reality of what it's like to need healthcare in Gaza.
Toddlers among ‘eight family members killed in Israeli airstrike’

Toddlers among ‘eight family members killed in Israeli airstrike’

The bombing comes amid increasing violence in the region, which has reportedly left at least 30 people dead.
Microsoft Taps Eric Holder to Audit AnyVision Over Concerns of Face Recognition Surveillance

Microsoft Taps Eric Holder to Audit AnyVision Over Concerns of Face Recognition Surveillance

Microsoft is bringing on former US Attorney General Eric Holder to investigate whether AnyVision, a facial recognition company it invested in over the summer, violated Microsoft’s ethics guidelines,
US says Israeli settlements are no longer illegal in major policy shift

US says Israeli settlements are no longer illegal in major policy shift

The decision has angered Palestinians and put the US at odds with nations working to end the long-running conflict.