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30 Days of Avocado Recipes

Avocado is a fruit that has gotten its fair share of hype in recent years — which it owes largely to the delicious innovation that is smashing it on …

Healthy Eating

10 of the Best Hiking Trails in Canada

Canada’s got a lot to be proud of, and as the summer months roll in, nowhere is our Northern pride more on display than in the great outdoors, where …


What you need to know before buying a magnesium supplement

Magnesium is all the rage right now, and for good reason. Nutritionist Adrienne Dowd, RD, of Parsley Health explains, “In general, magnesium is a …


Palestinians attempt to break Gaza maritime siege again

Palestinians from Gaza have launched a Freedom 2 carrying wounded Palestinians and students who have been unable to leave the Gaza Strip [Mohammed …

Middle East

Episcopal Church Votes to Divest from Israeli Human Rights Abuses - US Campaign for Palestinian Rights

The General Convention of the Episcopal Church, with more than 3 million members has <b>voted to divest from companies involved in Israel’s violations of</b> …


Farming as Resistance: Reviving Indigenous Agricultural Practices in Palestine

"If we as Palestinians cannot produce our own food, build our own shelter, have our own energy—how can we get rid of this occupation?”<p>Om Sleiman couldn’t be further from the popular imagination of an organic farm. The dirt road leading to the property traces the route of Israel’s Separation …


Why Is a Retired Accountant from Texas Risking His Life to Sail to Gaza?

On the heels of the Great March of Return in Gaza, when Israeli soldiers killed 112 Palestinian protesters and wounded thousands more, a four-ship …


Israeli forces shoot, injure Palestinian youth, detain 2 others in Hebron

HEBRON (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces shot and injured a Palestinian youth, and detained two others during predawn raids in the southern occupied district …


Israel military destroys Palestinian school in al-Khalil

The Israeli army dismantled on Wednesday a Palestinian school in Khillet al-Daba’, east of Yatta, in the southern occupied West Bank, and seized the …


The demolition of Khan al-Ahmar is more than just a war crime

<b>While the imminent destruction of Khan al-Ahmar is an utmost humanitarian concern and quite possibly a war crime, many are overlooking the strategic</b> …


Bulldozing Palestine, one village at a time

Israel wants the village of Khan al-Ahmar razed to the ground to cut off Jerusalem from the West Bank.It was a bit ironic to see a small group of Israeli settlers enter the large solidarity tent stationed at the entrance of Khan al-Ahmar last<b></b>Wednesday. They had come, they said, to show "solidarity" …


Israeli forces wound scores of women in Gaza rally

At least 134 Palestinians have been wounded as Great March of Return protests continue in besieged Gaza Strip.<p>At least 134 Palestinians have been wounded by Israeli gunfire as thousands of Palestinian women demonstrated along the heavily fortified fence with Israel in the besieged Gaza Strip.<p>Ashraf …


Palestinian women lead latest march on Israel-Gaza border

<b>This was the first time since the start of the Great Return demonstrations, during which Israeli snipers have killed well over 100 and wounded</b> …


Report: 128 violations against Palestinian journalists

As many as 128 violations were committed against Palestinian journalists in the occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip in June, a new report revealed.<p>The …

Middle East

People Are Sharing This Video Of Palestinians Dancing As They Protest On The Israel–Gaza Border

The person who filmed the video told BuzzFeed News the young people dancing "affirmed their right to peacefully march."<p>Filmed during protest marches last Friday, near the city and refugee camp of Rafah in Gaza, the young people can be seen performing a type of dance called the Dabke.<p>"Dabke is …


In video - Israeli forces, settlers raid and assault residents of Hebron district

HEBRON (Ma'an) -- Israeli settlers attacked Palestinian residents, including an elderly man, while Israeli forces raided two houses, in the southern …


IOF installs caravans on Palestinian land in al-Khalil

Israeli occupation forces (IOF) installed several caravans on Monday on a Palestinian land east of al-Khalil city in the southern West …

West Bank

Jewish settlers burn dozens of olive trees in occupied West Bank

Extremist Jewish settlers have burned dozens of olive trees on Palestinian farms in the neighbourhood of Beit Forik near Nablus in the occupied West …


Boy among two killed by Israeli fire in Gaza

Yasir Amjad Musa Abu al-Naja, 12, is second Palestinian child killed this week.


Soldiers joined settlers assaulting Palestinians in ‘Urif, shot at residents, and beat several with rifle butts

Salim Shehadeh, 71, is a shepherd who lives in the village of ‘Urif, close to Nablus. On Saturday, 2 June 2018, at about 5:00 PM, Shehadeh was on his …


Listen: Israel lobby seeks to erase occupation from Virginia schoolbooks

Proposed changes by Israel advocacy organizations omit Israel’s historic and current violations of Palestinian rights.


Israeli forces detain 11 Palestinians, including woman, in overnight West Bank raids

RAMALLAH (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces detained 11 Palestinians, including a woman, during predawn raids on Wednesday across the occupied West Bank, …


Europcar divests from the Israeli occupation

<b>After becoming a franchisee of Europcar, Israeli company Albar terminated its businesses in the occupied West Bank. Europcar thus joins other</b> …


NY insurgent who said ‘Dems can’t be silent anymore’ about Palestine clips AIPAC poodle in primary shocker

There is only one political story today, the defeat of Democratic Party stalwart Joseph Crowley by insurgent socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, 28, …


Cry Baby Israel

A cry baby is not an infant, but a fully grown adult who cries over the smallest thing out of self pity. (composed fromUrban Dictionary)Israel, one …


"Alarming trend" in Gaza infant mortality

Rate of babies dying in their first year, in decline worldwide, has stagnated over past decade.

Middle East

Where is Palestine’s Martin Luther King? Shot or jailed by Israel

The Great Return March has posed new questions: where is the international community and where are its leaders?


‘Al Jazeera’ has ‘canned’ undercover investigation of Israel lobby — leading pro-Israel operative

For a while now we have been waiting for Al Jazeera to air an undercover investigation of the Israel lobby in the United States that it said was near …

Israeli Palestinian Conflict

Israeli bulldozers level lands, destroy farms in Jerusalem

Israeli bulldozers on Monday leveled 5 dunums of Palestinian lands and destroyed nurseries in the town of Hizma, northeast of Occupied Jerusalem, on …


Extremist settlers burn Palestinian olive orchards in northern West Bank

<b>Violence / Detentions — West Bank / Jerusalem</b><b>Illegal Israeli colonizers injure Palestinian woman, burn olive trees, near Jenin</b><br>IMEMC 22 June — A group …