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AFC back Palestine bid to suspend Israel, abolishes term limits

The Asian Football Confederation gave its backing to Palestine's proposal to suspend Israel from FIFA due to the ongoing war in Gaza at its congress in Bangkok on Thursday, as the regional body also abolished term limits for its senior office bearers.

REFLECTION / The endless scream

A reflection on Mahmoud Darwish’s 'A River Dies of Thirst: Diaries' (first published by Archipelago in 2009)

BRAC University stands in solidarity with Palestine

Donates BDT 37 lakhs in financial aid to Gaza from staff Eid bonus

Since we cannot say ‘never again’...

What is the feeling of celebrating independence knowing it marks the darkest day in another people's history?

POETRY / To the Newton of Gaza

Words were never my greatest strength/ But the arsonist's child will read them

Palestinian unemployment rate seen spiking to over 50% amid Gaza conflict, ILO says

If the conflict continues until end-March then the unemployment rate will soar to 57 percent, ILO said.

Confessions of an American intellectual / A dangerous moment for US hegemony

If the US has been letting Israel subvert its policies for decades, what has changed since October 7, 2023 that will allow it now to stand up to Israel’s bullying?

POETRY / palestine is my grieving mother

rise, rise—now evening dies: sun-born in valleys with burning olive trees—where  women like me plod one day at a time,

‘Newton of Gaza’: Palestinian kid helps in generating electricity from wind

Hussam Al-Attar, a 15 year old Palestinian kid, has been named “the Newton of Gaza” after successfully generating electricity from wind. He used basic tools for providing electricity.

November 20, 2023
November 20, 2023

The lost children of Gaza

There is a generation of children growing up in Gaza without family, without love, without limbs, without food, without education, without basic human rights, in unspeakable depravity, scarred by the trauma of war.

November 19, 2023
November 19, 2023

Tentative Gaza deal reached to pause fighting: report

However, both Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and U.S. officials said no deal had been reached yet.

November 18, 2023
November 18, 2023

Socceroos focused on football for Palestine game

Australia coach Graham Arnold said it has been "quite stressful" preparing to play Palestine next week against the backdrop of the Israel-Hamas conflict, but hopes football can bring some joy.

November 5, 2023
November 5, 2023

Israel: A US project gone rogue

This current exchange between the US and Israel is a compelling case of how the US has become a puppet state

November 5, 2023
November 5, 2023

Israel-Hamas war: Latest developments

Gazans must not be 'forcibly displaced', Blinken tells Abbas

November 1, 2023
November 1, 2023

Blinken to visit Israel as US seeks 'urgent' steps to ease regional tensions

Biden and King Abdullah II "discussed urgent mechanisms to stem violence, calm rhetoric, and reduce regional tensions," a White House statement said.

November 1, 2023
November 1, 2023

The suffocating occupation of Palestine is now a series of war crimes

The civilian deaths in Gaza, already outrageously high due to the uncontrolled bombing by Israel, will be unimaginable during this ground war that began on October 27.

October 31, 2023
October 31, 2023

Israel rejects Gaza ceasefire, as ground troops free one hostage

Israel declared war on Palestinian militant group Hamas after it launched an unprecedented wave of attacks inside Israel on October 7, killing more than 1,400 people, mostly civilians, and taking more than 230 people hostage.

October 29, 2023
October 29, 2023

Latest developments in the Hamas-Israel war

Since the October 7 attack, the health ministry in the Hamas-run Gaza Strip says more than 8,000 Palestinians have been killed by Israel's relentless retaliatory bombardments, half of them children.

October 26, 2023
October 26, 2023

Israel-Palestine conflict: Joe Biden's moral hypocrisy

Without proper investigations, President Biden announced he favours the Israeli version of the stories.

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