palestine

Eurovision 2019

This Eurovision Has Been a Nightmare

Here are some photos that show why hosting an international pop competition in a world-famous conflict zone can make things a little tricky.
Chris Bethell
5.17.19
palestine

People Are Deactivating Airbnb for Allowing Listings in the Occupied West Bank

Airbnb won't be collecting profits from illegal settlements, but organisers say that's not enough.
Leila Ettachfini
5.16.19
Eurovision

Inside Tel Aviv and the Most Political Eurovision in History

Israel wants the competition to be a celebration of its values, while protesters are trying to stop the government from hijacking the narrative.
Michael Segalov
5.16.19
Music

Palestinian Women Artists Urge Madonna to Cancel Performance in Israel

Artists like Lorde and Lauryn Hill have chosen not to perform in Israel in support of Palestinian human rights.
Leila Ettachfini
5.14.19
Eurovision 2019

Why This Year's Eurovision Song Contest Is So Controversial

Israel is set to host the song contest against a backdrop of protests, boycotts and political propaganda.
Michael Segalov
5.9.19
Hacking

Israel Bombing ‘Cyber Operatives’ Isn’t Cyber War, It’s Just War

Experts in cybersecurity and conflict warn that it’s too early to draw dramatic conclusions about Israel’s strike against the alleged Hamas cyber headquarters.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
Ben Makuch
5.7.19
VICE On All 4

Meet the People Building a Skate Park for Kids in Palestine

The Middle East: a volatile and complicated place. A wall separates two beautiful countries as groups of skateboarders work towards transcending religious and cultural boundaries.
VICE On All 4
4.12.19
Cookbooks

'Displaced Dishes' Shares the Recipes of Refugees in Greece's Second Largest Camp

Sometimes, remembering favourite dishes, arguing over ingredients, and telling their stories is as close as the refugees get to home.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
1.7.19
Essays

How Palestinians in Israel Use Music to Break Borders

Partying within a conservative culture isn't easy, let alone when movement is restricted. These groups are hoping to change that.
Niloufar Haidari
11.22.18
Munchies

To Understand Gaza, Start with What People Are Eating—and Why

Food here has become politicised—in ways, even weaponised—and a microcosm of the forces shaping Gaza’s humanitarian crises.
Miriam Berger
10.25.18
politics

How Labour Could Start to Solve Its Anti-Semitism Crisis

With some introspection, Jeremy Corbyn could rebuild trust with British Jews.
Ido Vock
8.13.18
palestine

Welcome to the World’s Least Likely Palestinian Restaurant

What the Fattoush? is run by two non-Arabs out of a bar in East London. But its dishes—and commitment to Palestinian causes—are genuine.
Dalia Dawood
8.13.18
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