Palestine

Realizing the depths of the issues between their people, an Arab rapper and Israeli educator released a rap video that has gone viral due to their ambitious aims to tear down racism between the cultures.

Protests along the Gaza-Israel border have been raging for weeks now as Palestinians are asking for a series of demands including allowing Palestinian refugees to return to Israel. As the United States Embassy opened in Jerusalem on Monday, dozens of protesters who tried to cross the border were killed by Israeli forces including a baby […]

Pharrell Williams’ plans to perform “Happy” among his other hits at concert today in Cape Town, South Africa today will be thwarted by thousands of Palestinian protesters who represent the group Boycotts, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS).

Details are pouring in that the terrorist organization Islamic State, or ISIS,  has unleashed a missile attack on an Egyptian Navy ship off the coast of Rafah in Egypt on Thursday. Not much information has been published about the attack, but there has been a rash of skirmishes in the Sinai Peninsula region which might […]

A top official from Hamas has publicly announced that the group did kidnap and kill three Israeli teens this past June, which was the impetus for the current conflict in the region. Although Hamas has hailed the slaying, this is the first time it has come forth to claim responsibility.

Illuminated citizens and protestors in New York City allowed their thoughts on the Gaza conflicts to be heard loud in clear when they hoisted a giant Palestinian flag on top of the Manhattan bridge (yesterday August 20).

The conflict between Israel and Palestine continues to mount, with now over 1,300 dead and an overwhelming amount of the casualties being children. On Wednesday, the Israeli Defense Force bombed a school serving as a United Nations shelter and the organization has condemned the attack by calling it “shameful.”

Russell Simmons is without doubt a pioneer in the world of Hip-Hop, but someone needs to get Uncle Rush away from social media for a bit. The mogul blasted out a tweet in condolences for former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, who died this weekend, apparently confusing him with Israel’s current president Shimon Peres and sparking […]

Being Jewish doesn’t mean that Shyne automatically sides with Israel over the unrest in the Middle East resulting in airstrikes launched to and from Palestine. The longstanding disagreement between the two countries hit another bloody note last week when Israel shot missiles across the border, into neighboring Gaza City, as a reported act of self-defense. […]

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is en route to the Middle East today in hopes of facilitating an end to airstrikes that have claimed the lives of more than 100 people in Gaza City. Once she arrives, Clinton will meet with Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem.

Israeli airstrikes continue to ripple through Gaza City, bringing the Palestinian death toll to 100 Monday (Nov. 19), nearly a quarter of which are children.  According to the Facebook page of ministry spokesperson Ashraf Al-Qidra, 24 children and 10 women have died from the attacks.

Over the weekend, the dynamic duo of Yasiin Bey and Talib Kweli – collectively known as Black Star – rocked Club Nokia in Los Angeles much to the delight of a packed house. Running through their bevy of classic joints this past Saturday, Bey and Kweli both appeared to be in top form. After the set, […]