How a missing 'the' enabled Israeli occupation

The wording of UN Resolution 242 helped Israel justify its occupation of Palestinian land.

Ramzy Baroud

by Ramzy Baroud

Ramzy Baroud

US & Canada

Nebraska approves Keystone pipeline route despite recent spill

US regulators have approved the TransCanada company's plan to route the Keystone XL pipeline through the state of Nebraska.


'Shocked': US ends protected status for 55,000 Haitians

US gives Haitians with TPS 18 months to leave the country or find a way to legalise their status.

US ends Temporary Protected Status for 55,000 Haitians

Inside Story

Why is Washington closing the PLO's office?

Palestinian leaders have threatened to end all communication with the US government over PLO office closure.

Far Right

'Don't feel safe': US students to counter neo-Nazis

Students will counterprotest a rally by neo-Nazis at the University of North Florida on Monday.

Florida university students to counter neo-Nazi rally


News photo exhibition: from the uplifting to the unnerving

A global exhibition of award-winning news photos aims to show people the world's most pressing issues, from the uplifting to the unnerving.


Palestinians to suspend US ties if PLO office closed

Palestinian officials have warned that they will freeze all communication with the US, following steps by the Trump administration to close the Palestine Liberation Organization's (PLO) office in Washington, DC.


UK's Straw hints he was sacked for wanting Hamas talks

Former UK foreign secretary suggested his willingness to talk to Palestinian faction led to his sacking in 2006.

Jack Straw hints he was sacked for wanting Hamas talks


Trump's foreign policy: Follow the money

Making money has been the guiding principle of Trump's foreign policy decisions.

Malak Chabkoun

by Malak Chabkoun

Malak Chabkoun

Middle East

Palestinians vow to suspend US ties if PLO office shut

As US refuses to renew PLO office permit in Washington, officials say they will end contact with Trump administration.


Does the new Bible Museum have an evangelical agenda?

The near-absence of other religions, like Mormonism and Islam, has aroused debates about the museum's purpose.

Does the new Bible Museum have an evangelical agenda?

Arts & Culture

Art and architecture marry in downtown New York

New York's financial district houses some of the city's most famous structures.

US & Canada

Russia vetoes UN inquiry on Syria's chemical attacks

A UN inquiry team investigating the use of chemical weapons in Syria will be disbanded, after Russia vetoed a resolution to extend its mandate.

US & Canada

Museum of the Bible opens in Washington DC

A new religious museum opens in Washington DC on Saturday.

United States

Head of US counterterrorism centre to step down

Nicholas Rasmussen, who headed the intelligence organisation for three years, will leave in December.

Head of US counterterrorism centre to step down