Lauryn Hill is canceling a planned performance in Tel Aviv because she wasn't able to also schedule a concert in the nearby Palestinian city of Ramallah.
The singer-songwriter said in a statement Monday she originally intended to perform in Ramallah too
Palestinians under Israeli occupation continue to be stateless persons under international law. They are considered "permanent residents" by the Israeli occupation, which claims for itself the right to withdraw such residency at will - and often does so
Germany's latest spying scandal has created the biggest crisis yet for the country's foreign intelligence agency. The German government appears to have been aware of widespread US spying, possibly including economic espionage, against European targets
It's called the urban survival gap - fuelled by the growing inequality between rich and poor in both developing and developed countries - and it literally determines whether millions of infants will live or die before their fifth birthday.
Now, more than ever, we need to heed Dr. King's clarion call for nonviolence, work to eradicate what he called "the triple evils of racism, poverty and militarism," and strive to create the Beloved Community and a disarmed world.
Unlike the Cold War with the Soviet Union, this new world order places China and the United States more as competitors than enemies, vying for world influence and economic supremacy rather than military conflict.
While Israel sees the entirety of Palestine as its geographic domain, and the whole Middle East region as its political and security domains, Abbas is merrily stuck in Area A - 3% of the West Bank and less than 1% of the total size of historic Palestine