Palestine

Lauren McCauley, staff writer
The appointment of Friedman, a hard-line conservative, provoked outrage over his views supporting settlement expansion onto Palestinian territory, his dismissal of the two-state solution, and his advocacy for moving the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. (Photo: Getty)
The United States appears to be marching in lockstep with the Israeli government's extremist surge with the likely confirmation of David Friedman, President Donald Trump's choice for U.S. ambassador to Israel. The Senate Foreign Relations Committee voted to approve Friedman on Thursday with Democrat Sen. Bob Menendez of New Jersey joining the...
Nika Knight, staff writer
Benjamin Netanyahu and Donald Trump
In wandering, occasionally confused comments at a joint press conference on...
Nika Knight, staff writer
Settlements under construction in the West Bank.
Emboldened by the new right-wing Trump administration, Israel Prime Minister...

Further

Leading Black and Palestinian cultural workers, scholars, and organizers have extended a powerful message of solidarity across bounds of occupation, incarceration, and deadly persecution with their release Tuesday of a video entitled, "When I see them, I see us." Co-written by Black activist and Stanford graduate Kristian Davis-Bailey and Palestinian poet and author Remi Kanazi, the short video features figures from Lauryn Hill to Cornel West to Ahmed Abuznaid. The aim, in the words of...