Jon Queally, staff writer
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu greets supporters at the party's election headquarters in Tel Aviv, Israel. Is it possible that the Likud's victory could actually be a good thing for peace? Well, maybe. (Photo: AP/Oded Balilty, File)
Is the reelection of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu earlier this week a possibly good thing for Palestinians and other who seek a just and peaceful end to Israeli apartheid, the occupation of the West Bank, the blockade of the Gaza Strip, and the overall conflict between Israel and a stateless Palestine? Though he acknowledged it may seem "...
Mel Frykberg, IPS News
"The strength of the grassroots organisations' action against Israel is not...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
(Photo: Robert Shetterly/Americans Who Tell the Truth)
Twelve years since their daughter Rachel was crushed to death by an Israeli...


Job-like, Gazans get yet more bad news: Even as they squat in rubble and tents battling to keep their children alive - a fifth just froze to death - amidst cold, wet, wind, and food, fuel and power shortages, U.N. officials say a program to rebuild over 100,000 destroyed homes will end this month because ignoble world donors oblivious to their fate have reneged on funding promises. With a heartrending plea from those forgotten in Gaza, Syria, Lebanon: "We are slowly dying here."