Nakba

Hamas ‘salute’ Jeremy Corbyn for Nakba rally support

Chairman of the Campaign Against Antisemitism, Gideon Falter, said: ‘Clearly Hamas feels that when it comes to Jews, Jeremy Corbyn is a brother in arms.

A poster shown at the Nakba Day commemorations in Tel Aviv University
Pro-Israel students counter Nakba Day at Tel Aviv University

Arab-Israeli students decried the 'catastrophe' of 1948 while Jewish-Israeli students celebrated the founding of the State of Israel at Tel Aviv University.

MK Ahmed Tibi at a Nakba Day rally in Ramallah, May 15, 2019
Arab MKs use Nakba Day to speak out against Trump’s ‘deal of the century’

The “deal of the century,” as it has been coined, is slated to be released in June.

Fires near the Gaza border seen in background of Nakba Day protests 2019
Over 60 Palestinians wounded in Nakba Day protests, 9 fires near border

Palestinians mark Nakba Day (Catastrophe Day) every year with demonstrations in both Gaza and the West Bank.

Israeli Arabs protesting the Nakba on Israel's Independence Day, May 9, 2019.
Arab Israelis, MKs gather to protest the 'Nakba'

The protesters demanded the return of all refugees from the war who live outside Israel, as well as the restitution of abandoned lands to those Arabs who moved to another location within Israel.

By ZACK EVANS
09/05/2019
Think about it: Poland and Israel: National narratives and myths

Though I am totally opposed to equating the Holocaust with the Nakba, Israel is no different from Poland in its approach to its own national narrative and national myths.

General view of the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France
'Nakba Street' named in Paris suburb

Signs, which included description of Ben Gurion as “war criminal” subsequently removed

A Palestinian man holds a symbolic key next to Hamas militants during a rally after Nakba Day
Encountering Peace: Memories and the future

For now, it seems we are in a kind of holding pattern. But it is also clear that if we don’t move forward, we move backward.

Israel says Hamas curbed Gaza protests after Egyptian warning

Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh made a brief visit on Sunday to Egypt.

By REUTERS
16/05/2018
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