Atop a Jerusalem mountain, a cafe of rare coexistence in a divided city

Jerusalem – Aroma Espresso Bar, a trendy cafe, straddled between the Hebrew University campus and a sprawling hospital complex and perched 834 metres above sea level, is usually a hub…

Thousands join pro-Palestinian rallies in Australia amid Israel-Hamas war

Organisers say 15,000 people attended Sydney rally amid warnings of an unfolding humanitarian catastrophe in Gaza. Thousands of people have taken to the streets of Australia’s biggest city to express…

A PR stunt amid a massacre in Gaza

Friday, October 20 was supposed to be a particularly humanitarian day for the “world’s most moral army”, ie, the one that has slaughtered more than 4,000 humans in the Gaza…

‘We went through hell’: Palestinian dual citizens hoping to leave Gaza

Rafah, Gaza – Nineteen-year-old Yousif Abu Shaaban and four immediate family members had been waiting for days for their evacuation from the besieged Gaza Strip through the Rafah border crossing…

London’s ‘March For Palestine’ draws 100,000 demanding Gaza ceasefire

Police in London have estimated 100,000 people took to the streets for the “National March for Palestine” demonstration to denounce Israel’s relentless bombing campaign and total blockade of Gaza. “We…

The world is losing its humanity, UNRWA chief says

Gaza’s war could spread and the region is on the “edge of an abyss”, Philippe Lazzarini tells the BBC.source

French minister Darmanin spars with footballer Karim Benzema in Gaza row

The former French international threatens to sue Gérald Darmanin for accusing him of Islamist links.source

Analysis: The military logic behind Israel’s ‘total’ Gaza siege

Saturday was marked by two bits of at least half-good news: the opening of the Rafah crossing with first aid trucks entering Gaza, and the release of two hostages. These…

First Convoy of Aid Enters Gaza Through Rafah Crossing

A group of trucks carried much-needed humanitarian supplies into the territory from Egypt on Saturday.source

Israel tells citizens to leave Egypt, Jordan ‘as soon as possible’

National Security Council raises threat levels for Middle Eastern countries as Israel continues its bombardment of Gaza. Israel has called on its citizens to immediately leave Egypt and Jordan, and…