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Palestinians need a hero, not a gutless Guterres

By Ameen Izzadeen The stench that wafted across world politics last Friday was unbearable. It originated from a place where there was once an old slaughterhouse. The place now houses the 39-storey United Nations building, one of the most photographed … Continue reading

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Israel writes script for the crisis and solution

By Ameen Izzadeen President Barack Obama, wake up. The bloodletting in the holy city of Jerusalem sends you a stream of urgent messages that you should step in and act decisively to fulfil your promise of peace to the land … Continue reading

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Palestine: A taste of apartheid and colonialism

By Ameen Izzadeen Travelling in a lead escort vehicle driven by a police officer can be thrilling for a speed enthusiast. The lead vehicle, an SUV, in which I was occupying the rear seat, was cruising at top speed along … Continue reading

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Gaza crisis: US must choose between justice and hawkish Jews

Just a week after his reelection, President Barack Obama is facing a big foreign policy crisis – the escalation of violence in the Gaza Strip following the killing of Hamas’ military wing leader Ahmed Said Khalil al-Jabari on Wednesday by … Continue reading

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Faults, failures, the U.N. is now a farce

By Ameen Izzadeen As the United Nations General Assembly sessions continue in New York, it is time to say loud and clear that the world body stands exposed as an instrument of imperial powers. Its track record speaks for itself. … Continue reading

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US crucifying Palestine on Zionist cross

By Ameen Izzadeen At a time when our memories have been refreshed with what happened ten years ago on September 11, discussing political terrorism by the very country which is prosecuting the global war on terror is timely. The victims … Continue reading

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Prospects for Palestinian state plunge

By Ameen Izzadeen With the Palestinian unity deal tottering, with the Gaza aid flotilla campaign becoming a non-event and with Israel launching a diplomatic offensive to win friends, the Palestinian statehood prospects appear to be many dreams away. Only months … Continue reading

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