Bus firm accused of thinly-veiled racism

A woman wearing a Muslim headscarf was told by a bus driver to take off her "mask" because it was against the law to wear it on board.

The Writing Is On the Settlement Walls

A paralyzing equation has long bedeviled would-be Middle East peacemakers.

US, Israel inching away over Palestine?

Hawkish Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's highly anticipated meeting with the US officials has ended in a rift over the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Israel demolishes West Bank settler outpost

MAOZ ESTHER, West Bank (AP) — Israeli security forces demolished a minor Jewish settlement outpost in the West Bank on Thursday, three days after President Barack Obama told visiting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that he must halt settlement activity.

Bahraini State Terror Continues

Bahraini and Saudi security forces continue daily terror in Bahrain, human rights groups condemning the violence, including Amnesty International (AI), providing regular updates.

Jerusalem 42 Years Later Where East and West Are Worlds Apart

Listening to all the endless, pompous rhetoric about Jerusalem, one might be convinced to believe that this is a city inhabited by divine symbols, not by real human beings, flesh, blood, sweat and all.

UN pleads with Sudan over aid ban

The UN secretary general has urged Sudan to rethink its decision to expel aid groups from its Darfur region.

Politics When Innocence is Not Enough: Talha Ahsan and the Rise...

Nafeez Ahmed marks the five year anniversary of Talha Ahsan detention without trial.

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