Mohammad Barakeh, the chairman of the High Follow-up Committee for Arab Citizens of Israel, during the last May Day parade in Nazareth, May 1, 2021

Barakeh: Int’l Community Must Act to Protect Arab Citizens of Israel

Mohammed Barakeh, chairman of the High Follow-up Committee for Arab Citizens of Israel, has called on the international community to intercede in internal Israeli matters to defend Arab-Palestinian citizens, as violence continues to the flare up across the country. Barakeh, a leading member of the Communist Party of Israel and former MK for Hadash, said…

MKs Ayman Odeh (Hadash, left) and Ahmad Tibi (Ta'al, right) during a meeting with MK Yair Lapid, April 19, 2021

5 of 6 Joint List MKs Recommend That Lapid Form Next Government

President Reuven Rivlin announced Wednesday evening, May 5, he has decided to task Yesh Atid leader, MK Yair Lapid, with forming Israel’s next government. Far-right Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s deadline for forming a government expired at midnight, with the country’s longest-serving prime minister having failed again to break more than two years of political deadlock. “It…

Young Communists demonstrate in West Jerusalem, Saturday night, April 24, 2021. The banner reads: "The answer to Cahanism is Arab-Jewish partnership."

Protesters in W. Jerusalem Decry Occupation, Racism & Incitement

A protest against the occupation, racism and political incitement was held in West Jerusalem on Saturday night, April 24, in the wake of week-long tensions that erupted into clashes between Palestinians and Israeli police on Thursday night, April 22, at the Damascus Gate in occupied Jerusalem’s Old City. The same tensions also manifested themselves in renewed rocket…

Israeli occupation police near the Damascus Gate of the Old City of occupied East Jerusalem, Thursday night, April 22, 2021.

Dozens of Palestinians Injured and Arrested in Clashes with Police as Judeofascists Cry “Death to Arabs”

At least 40 persons were injured when violent clashes erupted at the Damascus Gate of the Old City of occupied East Jerusalem late Thursday night and early Friday morning, April 22-23, as Palestinian protesters confronted a group of some 300 extreme-right Israeli activists who marched to the scene chanting “Death to Arabs.” Trying to keep the…

MK Ayman Odeh's words to the 12th annual National Conference of J Street

MK Odeh Tells “J Street” — We’re Committed to Replacing Netanyahu

The Jewish progressive American advocacy group J Street concluded its 12th annual National Conference on Monday, April 19, virtually hosting nearly 5,000 attendees who listened to lawmakers, experts and activists discuss the current respective political moments in Israel and the United States, as well as the present state of the US-Israel relations. On Sunday, April 18, the…

Palestinians hold an election rally on Salah-al-Din Street in occupied East Jerusalem, Saturday, April 17, 2021.

Police Arrest Palestinian Activists in Jerusalem Ahead of PA Elections

Israeli police arrested on Saturday, April 17, three Palestinian activists in occupied East Jerusalem who were planning to hold a news conference related to the upcoming elections for the Palestinian Authority’s legislative assembly, scheduled for May 22. Candidates Ashraf al-Awar and Naser Kos (Fatah) and Ratiba al-Natshe, (Fida – Palestinian Democratic Union party) organized an elections rally…

Black Flag and other demonstrators call for an end to Netanyahu's reign as prime minister, Jerusalem, Saturday evening, April 17, 2021.

Protesters Continue to Demand an End to Netanyahu’s Corrupt Rule

Protesters once again gathered to demonstrate outside of the Prime Minister’s Official Residence in Jerusalem on Saturday night, April 17, calling for an end to Benjamin Netanyahu’s continued rule amidst his ongoing trial for bribery, fraud and breach of trust. In the past, anti-Netanyahu protesters would march from the Jerusalem Light Rail Bridge at the western…