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Why Israel is angry

The protest action that began in Jerusalem engulfed the entire nation. We were one in rejecting the forced evictions and ethnic cleansing in Jerusalem, the infringements on religious rights of…

The US and Israel

Once again, the Israeli-Palestinian issue is in the spotlight. Israel's insatiable lust for the lands of the poor Palestinians knows no bounds and the recent violence there also originated from…

On Israel and Palestine

Joe Biden came into office wanting to focus on key US foreign policy priorities – checking China’s rise, and mending fences with Western allies. Getting involved in the Middle East,…

Israel’s propaganda war

On May 14, the official Twitter account of the Israeli military tweeted a “pop quiz” video, inviting viewers to “imagine” that they themselves were the Israeli armed forces deciding what…

Military aid to Israel

The Israelis are brutalizing protesters and bombing Gaza; the Hamas government of Gaza is firing rockets into Israel. As usual, Israel is deploying disproportionately more violence: 188 Gazans and 10…

Israel’s outrage at Al Aqsa

The newest spike in violence and oppression in Palestine by the Israeli state should stimulate deep reflection in all Muslim majority countries, none more so than in Pakistan. The Palestine-Israel…

Thwarting Israeli provocations

The cyber-attack on an Iranian nuclear facility may have created a ripple of excitement among the war-mongers sitting in the power corridors of Tel Aviv but has appalled many who…

King of Israel

“Complex affairs inevitably require further thought; bear in mind the truth that the end is not obvious at the beginning”. This was the advice given in 5BC by Artabanus to…

Recognising Israel

THE planned futuristic Saudi city of Neom on the Red Sea coast was the venue of the G20 virtual summit last week, but something of greater importance happened there on…

Israel, Pakistan and the Muslim World

After Makkah and Medina, Jerusalem is the holiest place on earth for Muslims all over the world. There is no Muslim who has no respect for Masjid al-Haram in Makkah,…