Middle East

May 17, 2012

Gaza's Ark: Building hope in Palestine

Canadian Boat to Gaza
This new initiative: Gaza's Ark, will build a boat in Gaza, using existing resources. A crew of internationals and Palestinians will sail it out of Gaza carrying Palestinian products.
May 16, 2012
Tahrir Square. (Photo: Hossam el-Hamalawy / flickr)

Has the Arab Spring given way to a Dark Fall?

Nahla Abdo
A year after the uprising that toppled Ben Ali, Tunisia's government is controlled by forces that are not only neo-liberal but quite conservative and even reactionary.
Apr 17, 2012

Welcome to Palestine: Let our people go (in)

David Heap
With every attempt by Israel to bully people out of traveling to Palestine, more people are signing up to support movements in solidarity with the people of Palestine.
Apr 16, 2012

Lebanon's Khiam prison now open

Eva Bartlett
Eva Bartlett journeys to a number of Lebanon's significant sites of resistance and victory over the Zionist occupation of Lebanon, including a former prison known for its torturing of prisoners.
Mar 16, 2012
Photo: Truthout.org/Flickr

Netanyahu's campaign to change U.S. politics using Iran

Jesse Rosenfeld
Bolstered by a Tea Party-oriented Mid-East Canadian foreign policy and a record of using war to win elections at home, Israel's Prime Minister hits the campaign trail to change U.S. politics.
Mar 2, 2012

Ask Harper to demand Israel return the Tahrir

Canadian Boat to Gaza
During Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's visit to Ottawa this weekend, Stephen Harper should take the opportunity and ask for the prompt return of the Canadian Boat to Gaza, the Tahrir.


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