Lähi-itä — Middle East


TL:n artikkeleita — Articles by TL


Gaza and the new Middle East, 12 May 2011

Britain's dangerous double games, 5 January 2011

The unquenchable spirit of resistance in Gaza, 10 October 2010

Gaza Suomen lehdistössä, 22.1.2009


Dialogues on democracy and war

21 March 2007

Journalismi mielettömän maailman tulkkina


Barbarism in the name of civilisation     

30 January 2006

Finnish reactions to London attacks

19 July 2005

"Finland's Palestinian from Israel"

9 August 2004

Järjen valoa Lähi-idän konfliktiin



See also: Egypt, Libya, Syria, Robert Fisk, Moshé Machover, Noam Chomsky, Ramzy Baroud, Hannu Reime, Phyllis Bennis, Glenn Greenwald, Airin Bahmani, Johannes Hautaviita, Bruno Jäntti, Kaarlo Yrttiaho

Articles by guest writers

Are you Israeli? By Haseeb Shehadeh, 1 September 2009

Articles by other writers

Truth and justice are the ultimate test, not international NGOs by Norman Finkelstein and Ann Garrison, MR Online, 4 June 2021

Former British Minister: ‘Israelis Think They Control the Foreign Office. And They do!' by Matt Kennard, Consortium News, 4 June 2021

Twisting UK Law to Criminalize Dissent on Palestine by Craig Murray, Consortium News, 3 June 2021

Why did Israel bomb bookstores? by Ruwaida Amer, The Electronic Intifada, 2 June 2021

Recantations Are All the Rage. Israel Has Lost the Public Relations War by Philip Giraldi, Global Research, 1 June 2021

Lift the Criminal Blockade on Yemen by Daniel Larison, Antiwar.com, 1 June 2021

Israel detains more Palestinian citizens as arrest campaign enters second week by Mustafa Abu Sneineh, Middle East Eye, 31 May 2021

Briefi ng to the 8782nd session of the Security Council, May 27, 2021 by Rashid Khalidi, MR Online, 31 May 2021

Double standards on Palestine will come back to haunt the EU by Andrea Dessi, Social Europe, 31 May 2021

Mideast Sisyphus: In Aftermath of Brutal Israeli Bombing, Palestinians in Gaza are Thirsty, in the Dark, and lack Medicine, and Thousands are Homeless by Juan Cole, Informed Comment, 30 May 2021

Due to Power Outage, Gaza Municipalities Forced to Drain Sewage into the Sea, The Palestine Chronicle, 30 May 2021

Cracks in the Middle East's stability grow wider as US influence wanes by Paul Rogers, openDemocracy, 29 May 2021

On creative disruption: the May uprising in Palestine by Rana Baker, ROAR, 29 May 2021

Jewish and Palestinian Mobs Dueled in Israeli Towns — but the Crackdown Came for One Side by Dalia Hatuqa, The Intercept, 29 May 2021

Israel Narrative Management Is Getting Incredibly Desperate And Brazen, CaitlinJohnstone.com, 29 May 2021

Tech Workers at Google, Apple and Amazon Show Solidarity With the Palestinians by Rose Lemlich, Truthout, 29 May 2021

Watch: How Britain wanted a Jewish Ulster in Palestine by David Cronin, The Electronic Intifada, 28 May 2021 (text and video)

UN to probe Israeli repression against Palestinians as a whole by Maureen Clare Murphy, The Electronic Intifada, 28 May 2021

US Jews Are Increasingly Breaking With Israel to Support Palestinian Liberation by Jay Saper & Noah Habeeb, Truthout, 28 May 2021

With Thousands Left Homeless, Gaza Reconstruction Faces Familiar Obstacle: Israeli Siege by Shrouq Aila, Anna Therese Day, The Intercept, 27 May 2021

Ofer Cassif Is Fighting Israeli Extremism From Within the Knesset by Leena Dallasheh. Jacobin, 27 May 2021

How To Sabotage The Pro-Palestine Movement, CaitlinJohnstone.com, 27 May 2021

We Can't Expect Joe Biden to Stop Supporting Apartheid by Nathan Thrall and Branko Marcetic, Jacobin, 26 May 2021

U.S. Unions Are Voicing Unprecedented Support for Palestine by Jeff Schuhrke, In These Times, 26 May 2021

Largest protests since Arab Spring sweep Oman as UK support for regime rises by Phil Miller, Declassified UK/Daily Maverick, 26 May 2021

'Feeble coexistence': Palestinians in Israel are crying out for equality by Jonathan Cook, Middle East Eye, 26 May 2021

How a fascist party brought into Israel's parliament by Netanyahu helped him start the war he wanted by David Sheen, The Grayzone, 26 May 2021

Ireland becomes first EU country to declare Israel is involved in ‘de facto annexation' by Marie O'Halloran, Ellen O'Riordan, The Itish Times, 26 May 2021

Israeli Police Round Up Palestinian Protesters Out of Global Spotlight by Robert Mackey, The Intercept, 25 May 2021

Israel's Assault on Gaza Left 400,000 Without Regular Access to Clean Water: Oxfam by Jake Johnson, Common Dreams, 25 May 2021

The Palestinian Cause After the War on Gaza by As`ad AbuKhalil, Consortium News, 25 May 2021

To distract from Gaza slaughter, Israel lobby manufactures antisemitism freakout by Max Blumenthal, The Grayzone, 24 May 2021

On the Ethics of Non-Palestinians Promoting Nonviolence by Benay Blend, The Palestine Chronicle, 24 May 2021

Activists force shutdown of Israeli weapons factory in UK by Mohamed Elmaazi, The Electronic Intifada, 24 May 2021

A War of Choice, a War of Permission by Ted Snider. Antiwar.com, 24 May 2021

Abandoned by governments, Palestinians rely on the kindness of strangers by Nesrine Malik, The Guardian, 24 May 2021

Apartheid: A Global Racist Phenomenon by Jim Miles, The Palestine Chronicle, 23 May 2021

The US Isn't An Israel Puppet, Israel Isn't A US Puppet: It's One Empire, CaitlinJohnstone.com, 23 May 2021

Nearly 200,000 Gather in London for History-Making Demonstration of Solidarity With Palestinians by Julia Conley, Common Dreams, 22 May 2021

It's Past Time to End U.S. Funding of Israeli Violence by Sonali Kolhatkar, ZNet, 22 May 2021

At the end of the Israel-Gaza clash, the arms industry is the only victor by Paul Rogers, openDemocracy, 22 May 2021

Jewish groups that aid Israel's war crimes can't deny all responsibility for those crimes, Jonathan Cook Blog, 22 May 2021

Coexistence in Israel's ‘mixed cities' was always an illusion by Jonathan Cook, Mondoweiss, 21 May 2021

Israel's Horrid Occupation of Palestine by Vijay Prashad and Arwa Abu Hashhash, ZNet, 21 May 2021

Israel Attacks on Gaza Left Strained Health Care System in Tatters by Shrouq Aila, Anna Therese Day, The Intercept, 21 May 2021

Revolutionary Change Imminent as Israel Dithers by Iqbal Jassad, The Palestine Chronicle, 20 May 2021

Sleep Now in the Fire by Vijay Prashad, Consortium News, 20 May 2021

A Powerful Letter From a Doctor in Gaza by Ann Wright, Consortium News, 20 May 2021

Why Israel Blows Up Media Offices & Targets Journalists by Norman Solomon, Consortium News, 20 May 2021

W ill Biden Stay in Bibi's Pocket? by Ray McGovern, Antiwar.com, 20 May 2021

Lebanon's October Revolution by Rima Majed, Red Pepper, 19 May 2021

Israel-Palestine: Nine days that shook the world by David Hearst, Middle East Eye, 19 May 2021

Israel Is Wiping Out Entire Palestinian Families on Purpose by Amira Hass, Common Dreams, 19 May 2021

Google Employees Call on Company to Cut Ties to Israeli Military, Consortium News, 19 May 2021

The Moral Cowardice of UK's Opposition Leader on Palestine by Jonathan Cook, Consortium News, 19 May 2021

The Best Thing Jimmy Carter Ever Did by Alexander Cockburn - Leslie Cockburn, CounterPunch, 19 May 2021

Israel: Is this the beginning of the end of apartheid? by Richard Falk, Middle East Eye, 18 May 2021

Israel Kills 11 Children Receiving Trauma Care in Their Homes by Norwegian Refugee Council, Consortium News, 18 May 2021

'A Heinous Crime': Israeli Airstrikes Damage Gaza's Only Coronavirus Testing Lab by Jake Johnson, Common Dreams, 18 May 2021

The Tide Is Turning Against Israeli Apartheid by Sumaya Awad / Daphna Thier, Jacobin, 18 May 2021

Palestinians stage historic strike over Israeli abuses and Gaza bombing by Lubna Masarwa, Shatha Hammad, Latifeh Abdellatif, Middle East Eye, 18 May 2021

1948 — No Longer Shrouded in the Mists by Patrick Lawrence, Consortium News, 18 May 2021

“Genocide”: Palestinian Lawmaker Condemns Netanyahu for Bombing Gaza to Stay in Power, Avoid Charges, Democracy Now! 18 May 2021 (video and transcript)

Gaza in the dark after Israel bombs power lines by Maureen Clare Murphy, The Electronic Intifada, 17 May 2021

How the United States Helps To Kill Palestinians by Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J.S. Davies, Common Dreams, 17 May 2021

As Gaza Burns, Where is Washington's "Respect for Norms" Now? by Richard Eskow, Common Dreams, 17 May 2021

Time to End the Silence on Israel's Nuclear Weapons by Mehrnaz Shahabi, Consortium News, 17 May 2021

Israel kills children, doctors in horrific nighttime massacre by Tamara Nassar, The Electronic Intifada, 17 May 2021

As an Occupier, Israel Has No Right to “Self-Defense” by Bashir Abu-Manneh, Jacobin, 16 May 2021

Democratic Opposition to Israel Grows, Putting Biden in a Bind by Jessica Corbett, Consortium News, 16 May 2021

No matter how powerful Israel's military becomes, it still can't win by Paul Rogers, openDemocracy, 15 May 2021

Israeli Bombs Destroy Gaza Media Center; AP, Al-Jazeera, Others Taken Out, Common Dreams, 15 May 2021

Norm Finkelstein Destroys Pro-Israel Talking Points, The Katie Halper Show, 14 May 2021 (video)

Hanan Ashrawi & Rashid Khalidi: U.S. Backing Has Given Israel License to Kill & Maim Palestinians, Democracy Now! 14 May 2021 (video and transcript)

Protests Across Israel Signal Growing Palestinian Solidarity by Maha Nassar, Truthout, 14 May 2021

Jerusalem is ready to explode - the world can't say it wasn't warned by David Hearst, Information Clearing House, 14 May 2021

Messiah Mode by David Sheen, Information Clearing House, 14 May 2021 (text and video)

Palestinians in Israel now face far right mob violence backed by the state by Jonathan Cook, Middle East Eye, 14 May 2021

Israeli Defense Minister Threatens ‘Gaza Will Burn' as IDF Readies Plans for Ground Invasion by Jake Johnson, Consortium News, 13 May 2021 (text and video)

Far-right Israeli groups plan further violence against Palestinians after night of lynchings by Lubna Masarwa, Frank Andrews, Middle East Eye, 13 May 2021

Palestinian Solidarity Demonstrations Erupt Worldwide as Israeli Violence Intensifies by Kenny Stancil, Common Dreams, 13 May 2021

Digital apartheid: Palestinians being silenced on social media by Omar Zahzah, Al Jazeera, 13 May 2021

How Biden Enabled Israel's Ethnic Cleansing of Palestinians by Juan Cole, ScheerPost, 12 May 2021

Break the fear barrier and speak up for Palestine by Mark Muhannad Ayyash, Al Jazeera, 11 May 2021

Al-Aqsa attacks: How Israel is sowing the seeds of a new uprising by David Hearst, Middle East Eye, 11 May 2021

Israel Condemned for 'Unambiguous War Crime' After Destroying Gaza Apartment Tower by Brett Wilkins, Common Dreams, 11 May 2021

The Israel Narrative Is Crumbling Because Of Phone Cameras And The Internet, CaitlinJohnstone.com, 11 May 2021

Israel continues to bomb Gaza after air strikes killed nine Palestinian children by MEE staff, Middle East Eye, 10 May 2021

"These Are Not 'Clashes'": Media Slammed for Coverage Amid Deadly IDF Attacks on Gaza by Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams, 10 May 2021

Live: Israeli forces violently storm al-Aqsa Mosque, Middle East Eye, 10 May 2021 (text and video)

There's no room for doubt: This was the execution of a helpless 60-year-old Palestinian woman by Gideon Levy, Alex Levac, Information Clearing House, 9 May 2021

Sheikh Jarrah: Palestinian worshippers marking Laylat al-Qadr confronted by Israeli forces by Latifa Abd Altif, Lubna Masarwa, Huthifa Fayyad, Middle East Eye, 8 May 2021

Al-Aqsa Mosque: Israeli forces attack Palestinian worshippers leaving dozens injured by MEE staff, Middle East Eye, 8 May 2021 (text and videos)

After six years of war, what is happening in Yemen? by Helen Lackner, openDemocracy, 7 May 2021

Labour hands more power to Israel's lobby by Asa Winstanley, The Electronic Intifada, 5 May 2021

Jerusalem protests: The mob 'breaking faces' learned from Israel's establishment by Jonathan Cook, Middle East Eye, 4 May 2021

Another Nakba: This Is My House, This Is My Door, You Are A Thief by Abby Zimet, Common Dreams, 3 May 2021

Extremism on Rise in Israel by Ariel Gold, Consortium News, 3 May 2021

How Israel helped bring down Jeremy Corbyn by Asa Winstanley, The Electronic Intifada, 30 April 2021 (text and video)

COVID-19: Vaccine Just out of Reach for Palestinians by Laila Barhoum, Consortium News, 30 April 2021

Human Rights Watch Confirms Israel is an Apartheid State, CraigMurray.org.uk, 29 April 2021

Dilemmas of the Muslim Brotherhood by As`ad AbuKhalil, Consortium News, 29 April 2021

Cosmopolitan Ottomans by Ussama Makdisi, Jewish Voice for Labour, 28 April 2021

Liberate Palestine, decolonize Israel by Jeff Halper and Liam Hough, ROAR, 27 April 2021

How the IHRA antisemitism definition became a pro-Israel cudgel by Jonathan Cook, Mondoweiss, 27 April 2021

Human Rights Watch: Israel commits 'crimes of apartheid' against Palestinians by Sheren Khalel, Areeb Ullah, Middle East Eye, 27 April 2021

Can worsening economies and increasing repression herald a new Arab Spring? by Mehdi Lahlou, openDemocracy, 26 April 2021

Israel lobby's “Death to the Arabs” damage control by Ali Abunimah, The Electronic Intifada, 23 April 2021

Why is Biden selling weapons to a country that helped make Yemen a ‘hell hole'? by Medea Benjamin and Ariel Gold, Responsible Statecraft, 22 April 2021

Biden Breaks Campaign Promise, Approves Arms Sale to Saudi Arabia by William Rivers Pitt, Truthout, 15 April 2021

Jordan's Precarious Throne by As`ad AbuKhalil, Consortium News, 14 April 2021

Israeli repression aims to silence Palestinian journalists by Greg Shupak, The Electronic Intifada, 13 April 2021

Hunting in Yemen by Kathy Kelly, ZNet, 10 April 2021

“High-level” Israel lobby interference in British politics, says ex-minister by Asa Winstanley, The Electronic Intifada, 9 April 2021

The Algerian Revolution Changed the World for the Better by Robert Maisey, Jacobin, 9 April 2021

How to Avoid the Anti-Imperialism of Fools by Gilbert Achcar, The Nation, 6 April 2021

WATCH: CN Live! — The ‘Arab Spring' 10 Years On by As'ad Abukhalil and others, Consortium News, 2 April 2021

Days after Khashoggi killing, British military sold crucial spare parts to Saudi air force bombing Yemen by Phil Miller, Declassofied UK/Daily Maverick, 1 April 2021

The Trump-Biden Middle East Policy by As`ad AbuKhalil, Consortium News, 30 March 2021

Israel election: The far-right is triumphant. The only obstacle left is Netanyahu by Jonathan Cook, Middle East Eye, 29 March 2021

Israel elections: Itamar Ben Gvir, the Jewish supremacist on the rise by Jonathan Cook, Middle East Eye, 29 March 2021

Five lessons from Israel's election by Jonathan Cook, The Electronic Intifada, 24 March 2021

Large Pro-Democracy, Anti-Netanyahu Pre-Election Protest in Jerusalem, Common Dreams, 20 March 2021

A Day in the Life of Abed Salama by Nathan Thrall, The New York Review, 19 March 2021

Israel election: Why Netanyahu's makeover made him an improbable 'Arab lover' by Jonathan Cook, Middle East Eye, 19 March 2021

Anti-Semitism & Gulf Regimes' Normalization with Israel by As`ad AbuKhalil, Consortium News, 18 March 2021

The Anti-Semitic Birth of the Zionist State: A History of Israel's Self-Hating Founders by Miko Peled, Mint Press, 17 March 2021

‘Living Hell' – Concerns Mount over Dramatic Deterioration in Yemen Conflict by Alison Kentish, Inter Press Service, 17 March 2021

‘Finished with the bluffing': Jewish National Fund goes public with its aid to settlers by Jonathan Cook, Mondoweiss, 17 March 2021

Israel's KKK on way to government? by Jonathan Cook, The Electronic Intifada, 12 March 2021

The ICC and Israel's Charge of Anti-Semitism by Neve Gordon, Common Dreams, 14 March 2021

Why the success of Israel's strategy to silence critics is far from assured by Joseph Massad, Defend Democracy Press, 12 March 2021

The Truth is a Joke Zionism Can't Accept by Lawrence Davidson, Consortium News, 11 March 2021

Israel's arrest of Palestinian children picking vegetables sparks outrage by Akram Al-Waara, Middle East Eye, 11 March 2021

‘This Is Hell': UN Food Chief Visits Yemen as Children Starve by Dave DeCamp, Antiwar.com, 10 March 2021

Lebanon: Week of protests and unrest as currency falls to record low by Kareem Chehayeb, Middle East Eye, 10 March 2021

Biden Is Still a Hawk on Yemen by James Ketler, Antiwar.com, 10 March 2021

World's Worst Humanitarian Disaster Triggered by Deadly Weapons from US & UK by Thalif Deen, Inter Press Service, 8 March 2021

The Talented Mr. Bin Salman by John Feffer, Common Dreams, 7 March 2021

Support for David Miller grows by Asa Winstanley, The Electronic Intifada, 6 March 2021

EU backs ICC after Netanyahu's “anti-Semitism” smear by Ali Abunimah, The Electronic Intifada, 4 March 2021

Why Biden Is Dead Wrong on the ICC and Occupied Palestine by Juan Cole, Common Dreams, 4 March 2021

EU “peace” envoy has secret chats with Israel lobby by David Cronin, The Electronic Intifada, 3 March 2021

ICC launches Palestine war crimes probe by Maureen Clare Murphy, The Electronic Intifada, 3 March 2021

Israel is hiding the truth about the killing of Ahmad Erekat by Jonathan Cook, Middle East Eye, 3 March 2012

Israel: Thousands of unregistered Palestinians fear deportation, separation from families by Shatha Hammad, Middle East Eye, 2 March 2021

Biden's Waning Outrage at MbS by As`ad AbuKhalil, Consortium News, 2 March 2021

On British colonialism, antisemitism, and Palestinian rights by Avi Shlaim, Middle East Eye, 1 March 2021


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