Israeli Palestinian Conflict

‘No one cares’: Palestine’s pain persists, 50 years on

In the ‘jubilee year’ of the Israeli occupation, the world must refocus its attention on this human rights outrage

​Liberate Palestine, bring down the walls of Israel

Palestine is a series of islands in a sea of Israel — a repressive state that uses force to curtail freedom.

US sentiment shifts regarding Israel-Palestine conflict

Two-thirds of Americans want the government to end its traditional bias in favour of Israel and young Israelis want occupation and subjugation to end.

Tales that give insights into the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

The complicated Arab-Israeli situation is hard to write about but makes for fascinating if often harrowing reading.

ANC naive to trust Hamas’s advances

"Actually, Gaza is occupied, not by Israel but by a tyrannical Islamist regime that ruthlessly imposes its will on a captive, voiceless population."

Hamas committed to a just solution

The Palestinian group says it is the occupation, not Jews or Judaism, that is the problem.

World must deal with root causes of Palestinian/Israeli conflict

Jailed Palestinian leader calls on international community to tackle root cause of violence between Palestinians and Israelis.

Jerusalem on the brink of civil war

Both Jews and Arabs have been seized by fear, and a call to arms has heightened tensions.

Israel turns up heat on activist group

Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement is 'anti-Semitic' and a 'first-rate strategic threat'.

Israeli Apartheid Week: For and against

Israel's domination of Palestinians fits the apartheid bill, writes Suraya Dadoo. Activist Bassem Eid presents a counter-narrative to Michael Coetzee.

Street artist Banksy interprets Gaza strife with irony

British artist Banksy makes comment on Gaza's privations in a satirical mini-video that depicts the war-torn strip as a peculiar utopia.

Protocols that bend at ethnicity

Palestinian teen Malak al-Khatib confessed to throwing stones but it seems she was intimidated.

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Democracy will flounder sans Stats SA

As the government bails out state-owned entities, it is leaving a hole in the budget of the agency tasked with telling us what South Africa looks like — one that is crucial to government decisions

The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

Online battle over the ‘white genocide’ narrative on social media has dangerous real-world consequences

Trolley tender causes Acsa eruption

Stolen contract exposes rift in the senior ranks at the state airport’s management companies

Press Releases

Scatec Solar begins another Upington project

SPONSORED Scatec Solar and partners have once again grid connected in the ZF Mgcawu District, and started early...

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income