Editors' Blog

Middle East: Marching for independence, Solidarity with Palestine

[Marching for independence, Solidarity with Palestine, Jerusalem July 15th] “Unilateral steps are not constructive.

An Arab American response to President Obama's Middle East Speech

In response to the President's speech on the Middle East, May 19, the Arab Community Center for Economic and Social Services released the following statement:

Israeli human rights group calls for "independent" investigation of attack on ships

31 May '10: Open an immediate investigation into the action to gain control of the flotilla to Gaza

Gaza Flotilla Tragedy: Congress Should Act

The tragic deaths on Monday of nine civilians who were attempting to bring humanitarian supplies to the Gaza Strip is a grim reminder of the ongoing cost of the failure of Israelis, Palestinians, and the international community to achieve a lasting peace in the region.

State Department comment on Israeli attack on humanitarian ships

Free Gaza Flotilla:Philip J. CrowleyAssistant Secretary, Bureau of Public AffairsUS State DepartmentWashington, DCMay 31, 2010The United States deeply regrets the tragic loss of life and injuries suffered among those involved in the incident today aboard the Gaza-bound ships.

Viva! Viva! Palestina!

With only a few hours notice and planning, and this uniquely Miami chant, more than one hundred South Floridians came together in downtown Miami, across from the Israeli Consulate, to condemn the Israeli attack on peaceful protesters bringing humanitarian aid to Gaza.