Who Was Qasem Soleimani?

Hundreds of thousands mourned his death, so who was Qasem Soleimani? Missing somewhat from recent coverage of the U.S.-Iranian tensions is the exact importance of the now-deceased Iranian General. Described by CNN as “one of Iran’s most powerful men”, it seems key to understanding what exactly he did, the regional […]

U.K. Plans To Pass Anti-B.D.S. Law 2

Under Prime Minister Boris Johnson, the United Kingdom plans to pass a law banning participation in “Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions”, a political movement intended to pressure Israel into ending the occupation of Palestine. The law is part of a global movement spearheaded by Israel to suppress the BDS campaign.  Self-described […]

ICC Chief Prosecutor Announces Investigation Into Alleged War Crimes In Palestinian Territories

On Friday, December 20, the International Criminal Court’s chief prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda, announced the launch of a formal investigation into alleged war crimes in the West Bank and Gaza. This decision comes after the conclusion of a preliminary examination of the situation in Palestine revealing a reasonable basis to proceed […]

Palestinians Protest U.S. U-Turn On Israeli Settlements

Demonstrations erupted in the West Bank on Tuesday, in a direct response to the declaration by the United States that they no longer believe Israeli settlements to be in violation of international law. The Palestinian Red Crescent has recorded injuries to as many as 77 demonstrators inflicted by Israeli forces […]

An Intense Controversy Over U.S Policy Reversal Towards Israeli Settlement

The U.S. recently reversed its policy on Israeli settlement in the West Bank, stirring up an intense controversy over peace on Israeli-Palestinian territory. According to BBC news, last Monday, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced that, “the United States has concluded that the establishment of Israeli civilian settlement in […]

Lebanese Protests Enter Tenth Day

Protests in Lebanon have continued into their tenth day, despite calls from the government for the people to desist. Riot police have been called in to try to defuse the situation in Beirut, as demonstrators have clashed with pro-Hezbollah supporters in the capital. Over one million people have taken to […]

Could Tensions Between Israel and Hezbollah Lead To Another War?

In the past few weeks, tensions have once more been raised between Israel and radical Shi’a Lebanese group Hezbollah, and there is a fear that the latest drone strikes and allegations of missile production could lead to a war between the two sides. The hostility between Hezbollah, the radical Shi’a […]

Anheuser-Busch InBev Has Taken A Step Forward With Cybersecurity

The world’s largest brewer, the Belgian multinational Anheuser-Busch InBev, will be opening a cybersecurity hub based in Israel with the purpose of preventing malicious attacks from damaging the data within the company. The city Tel Aviv on Israel’s Mediterranean coast, was picked to be the location of the company research […]

ICC Prosecutor To Reconsider Raid On Gaza Aid Flotilla Case

On Monday, appeal judges of the International Criminal Court ordered the tribunal’s prosecutor to reconsider whether Israel should face charges over the 2010 attack on an aid flotilla in route to the naval blockaded Gaza Strip. Mavi Marmara, one of the six ships of the small fleet, was stormed by […]

Israeli Policeman Released On Bail After Killing Black Teen 1

On June 30th, an off-duty police officer shot and killed Solomon Teka. Teka was an 18 years-old, unarmed, and of Ethiopian descent. Ethiopian-Israelis (a community of 140,000) are often faced with daily acts of intolerance and racism. Despite the fact that roughly 36% of the 140,000 were born in Israel […]