Palestine

Sarah Lazare, staff writer
Mural on the Israeli West Bank separation wall. (Photo: Justin McIntosh/Wikimedia/cc)
In the midst of a stalled peace process and mounting political isolation for Israel, Sweden on Thursday joined over 130 other nations in officially recognizing the Palestinian state. In response to the development, Israel immediately recalled its ambassador to Sweden, Isaac Bachman. The formal recognition was announced by the Swedish Ministry of...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
SodaStream has been criticized for participating in Israeli occupation and displacement of Palestinians. (Photo: Stephanie Westbrook/BDS Italia)
Campaigners for Palestinian rights are declaring success following Wednesday's...
Jon Queally, staff writer
Reporting by The Atlantic 's Jeffery Goldberg published late Tuesday, in which...

Further

The carnage goes on in Gaza. Over 500 now dead. The devastation has sparked fury, with hundreds of thousands protesting around the world, Nobel laureates and other public figures demanding an arms embargo against Israel, and an emergency meeting by the U.N. Security Council just announced. Still, the sheer scope of the horror can also numb us into a sort of moral fatigue. Two individual stories of random life and death to make and keep it real: The little boy on the front, brought into Gaza...