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‘Operation Al-Aqsa Flood’ Day 237: As Israel’s Invasion of Rafah and Northern Gaza Continues, Smotrich Calls for ‘War’ on West Bank

A displacement camp in Gaza. Photo from Pixabay by Hosny Salah from April 26, 2024/ By Qassam Muaddi / Mondoweiss Casualties  36,224 + killed* and at least 81,777 wounded in the Gaza Strip.* 520+ Palestinians killed in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem.** Israel revised its estimated October 7 death toll down from 1,400 […]

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‘Nobody Is Above the Law’: ICC Prosecutor Seeks Arrest Warrants for Israel, Hamas Leaders

Benyamin Netanyahu. Photo from Wikimedia Commons by the Press service of the President of the Russian Federation from January 29, 2018. By Jon Queally / Common Dreams The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court on Monday announced he has “formally applied” for arrest warrants for the top political and military leaders of Hamas as […]

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My Grandfather’s Nakba

Palestinians in Tantura village on June 1948. Photo from Wikimedia Commons by Benno Rothenberg. By Emad Moussa / Mondoweiss Editor’s Note: Today marks the 76th anniversary of the Nakba (or catastrophe) which is characterized by the expulsion of hundreds of thousands of Palestinians from their land and homes in order to establish the State of […]