Tag: blockade

Gaza’s endless catch-22s

By Khaled Diab Israel will not lift its blockade of Gaza until Hamas is removed from power, but Hamas will not fall so long as there is a blockade. This is just one of the many tragic, circular paradoxes in…

Sacrificing Gaza’s children

By Boštjan Videmšek Gaza’s traumatised children are paying the heaviest price for the endless wars raining down on them. Israel, Hamas and the international community have all failed them. Posing in Shuja’iyya. Photo: ©Khaled Diab Sunday 23 May 2021 Of…

The clash between realpolitik and principled politics

The contrast between the red card from protesters and the red carpet from officials that greeted Mohammed bin Salman on his world tour highlights the growing global battle between a principled grassroots and a ‘pragmatic’ political leadership.

Hypocrisy and the Holy Land

In their reactions to Donald Trump’s hypocritical Jerusalem declaration, many Arab and Muslims leaders have exhibited their own grotesque double standards.