Palestine

Why Don’t Conservative Christians Support The Iran Nuclear Deal?

Republican opposition to the Iran nuclear deal is strong. Presidential hopefuls slammed the deal recently at a conservative summit in Iowa, drawing cheers from the crowd. We wanted to know what’s behind Republican support for Israel, particularly among conservative Christians. So we asked

Gaza: Witnessing The War And Destruction

When Israel started its invasion of Gaza in the summer of 2014, the pictures of death and destruction were all over our screens. But Max Blumenthal traveled there to see for himself. So many of the stories he witnessed were never talked about in the news. He speaks to AJ+’s Dena Takruri.

BDS Movement Grows – Netanyahu Tries to Counter It

BDS, the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement targeting Israel, has gained momentum across American college campuses. In response, anti-BDS efforts have also intensified. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is preparing an “offensive” against boycott efforts, while American casino billionaire Sheldon Adelson convened an emergency summit in Las Vegas to raise money to fight BDS. But can BDS be stopped? Dena Takruri explains.

Christians In Palestine – Yes, They Exist

Palestinian Christians are celebrating the canonization of two Palestinian nuns as Saints. Palestine is the birthplace of Christianity, and Christians have long been an integral part of the fabric of Palestinian society. Despite that, their population in the Holy Land has dwindled. AJ+’s Dena Takruri explains why.

Yarmouk Refugee Camp: Beyond Inhumane

Conditions in the Yarmouk refugee camp of Damascus, Syria, are “beyond inhumane,” as one UN official put it. ISIS fighters besieged the camp on April 1st, trapping its remaining 18,000 residents with no food, water or medical supplies. This, after more than two years of the Syrian government’s siege of the camp. As fighting between ISIS, the Syrian army and rebel factions within the camp drags on, the people of Yarmouk continue to suffer with no end in sight.