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

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

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

Biden's New Mideast by Juan Cole, ZNet, 27 February 2021

Why can't we talk about Palestine? with Jonathan Cook and Asa Winstanley, YouTube, 26 February 2021 (video)

'They destroyed our dreams': Israel's bulldozers target Palestinian women farmers by Shatha Hammad, Middle East Eye, 22 February 2021

Jewish National Fund for Apartheid by Gideon Levy, ZNet, 22 February 2021

Biden has Reassured Netanyahu that the Status Quo is Safe by Ramona Wadi, The Palestine Chronicle, 21 February 2021

In Defence of Ken Loach by Yanis Varoufakis, ZNet, 21 February 2021

Juan Cole on the Clearest Example of Israeli Apartheid Yet by Robert Scheer, ScheerPost, 19 February 2021

Is Lebanon Heading to Partition? by As`ad AbuKhalil, Consortium News, 16 February 2021

Israel blocks Covid-19 vaccines destined for Gaza, Middle East Eye, 15 February 2021

Kahanism is now Israel's mainstream by Asa Winstanley, Middle East Monitor, 13 February 2021

Will the ICC Finally Put an End to Israel's War Crimes? by Juan Cole, ScheerPost, 13 February 2021

'Yet Another Cry for Help': UN Report Warns Millions of Yemeni Children Face Acute Malnutrition by Brett Wilkins, Common Dreams, 12 February 2021

Gaza Between Occupation, Division & COVID-19: Confronting Total Collapse by Ali Abdel-Wahab, Consortium News, 12 February 2021

Israel will pull out all the stops to avoid facing war crimes charges by Jonathan Cook, Middle East Eye, 11 February 2021

Loujain al-Hathloul was released, but other Saudi women activists remain behind bars by Nadda Osman, Middle East Eye, 10 February 2021

How Israel's Netanyahu helped break apart the Joint List by Jonathan Cook, Middle East Eye, 9 February 2021

Biden reduces US role in Saudi war on Yemen, but leaves room to continue crisis by Aaron Maté, The Grayzone, 7 February 2021

In Game-Changer, ICC Will Take Up Israeli War Crimes and Apartheid in Palestine by Juan Cole, Common Dreams, 6 February 2021

Israeli village demolition leaves Palestinian families desperate and homeless by Shatha Hammad, Middle East Eye, 6 February 2021

Citing Humanitarian Impact, Biden Reverses 'Dangerous' Designation of Houthis as Terrorist Group by Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams, 6 February 2021

Biden Says He's Ending the Yemen War—But It's Too Soon to Celebrate by Shireen Al-Adeimi and Sarah Lazare, In These Times, 4 February 2021

‘What About the Other Side?': Notes on ‘The Devil's Advocate' by Benay Blend, The Palestine Chronicle, 4 February 2021

Israel Cracks the Whip by Philip Giraldi, Information Clearing House, 2 February 2021

Why Israel is joining the Pentagon's 'Arab Nato' by Jonathan Cook, Middle East Eye, 2 February 2021

Elections or none, the PA is already obsolete by Omar Karmi, The Electronic Intifada, 2 February 2021

Conversation with the legendary Israeli journalist Gideon Levy by Farid Esack, Information Clearing House, 2 February 2021 (video)

Biden Freezes US Arms Sales to Saudis; Reviews UAE Sales by Brett Wilkins, Consortium News, 27 January 2021

As World Demands Peace and Aid for Yemen, Biden Told to 'End Every Aspect of This War' by Jon Queally, Common Dreams, 26 January 2021

On the High Cost of Solidarity: Joe Biden, Palestine and The Left by Benay Blend, The Palestine Chronicle, 26 January 2021

Machinations in the Gulf by As`ad AbuKhalil, Consortium News, 25 January 2021

‘We're taking responsibility': Sixty teens announce refusal to serve in Israeli army by Oren Ziv, MR Online, 25 January 2021

Israel at the Current Global Juncture by Judith Deutsch, The Bullet, 21 January 2021

The Jewish supremacist state (A comment on B'Tselem's ‘apartheid regime' designation for Israel) by Norman G. Finkelstein, MR Online, 19 January 2021

Pompeo passed ‘Death Sentence' for Millions in Yemen by Juan Cole, ZNet, 17 January 2021

After the Pandemic Subsides, We May See a Third Wave of the Arab Spring by Gilbert Achcar and Ashley Smith, Truthout, 17 January 2021

Not ‘apartheid in the West Bank.' Apartheid by Gideon Levy, Information Clearing House, 17 January 2021

Israel's vaccination program is morally indefensible by Omar Karmi, The Electronic Intifada, 15 January 2021

UN predicts 'famine not seen in 40 years' due to Pompeo's Yemen policy by Patrick Wintour, The Guardian, 14 January 2021

Israel is losing the fight to obscure its apartheid character by Jonathan Cook, Middle East Eye, 14 January 2021

Top Israeli rights group breaks “apartheid” taboo by Maureen Clare Murphy, The Electronic Intifada, 13 January 2021

FYI Trump's Latest Yemen Move Is Far Worse Than The Capitol Riot, CaitlinJohnstone.com, 12 January 2021

How the West supports Egypt's military dictatorship by Maged Mandour, openDemocracy, 8 January 2021

Soleimani geopolitics, one year on by Pepe Escobar, Information Clearing House, 7 January 2021

Is the UAE plotting with Israel against Palestinian refugees? by Jonathan Cook, Middle East Eye, 7 January 2021

A New Year's Wish - Let's remove Israel from American politics by Philip Giraldi, Information Clearing House, 5 January 2021

Why Israel is now delighted about the Arab Spring by Lily Galili, Middle East Eye, 1 January 2021

Joe Biden should end the US pretence over Israel's ‘secret' nuclear weapons by Desmond Tutu, The Guardian, 31 December 2020

British Plots in Lebanon by As`ad AbuKhalil, Consortium News, 30 December 2020

Trump Administration Approves $290 Million Bomb Sale to Saudi Arabia by Dave DeCamp, Antiwar.com, 29 December 2020

Israel's vaccine rollout excludes Palestinians by Omar Karmi, The Electronic Intifada, 29 December 2020

Palestinian rights have always been secondary to the 'national interest' of Arab regimes by Joseph Massad, Middle East Eye, 28 December 2020

WATCH: ‘Palestinian: Beyond Conflict' – Featuring Ilan Pappe (Identity International) by Misbah Khan. The Palestine Chronicle, 28 December 2020

Palestinians, Advocates Blast New U.S. Rule Requiring 'Made in Israel' Label on Settlement Goods by Brett Wilkins, Common Dreams, 26 December 2020

The First Decade of the Arab Revolutionary Process by Gilbert Achcar, ZNet, 25 December 2020

Arab Spring: The end of political Islam as we know it by Abdullah Al-Arian, Middle East Eye, 25 December 2020

Biden inherits a troubled Middle East. He must move to reduce tensions by Marco Carnelos, Middle East Eye, 24 December 2020

Experts on Military-Industrial Complex Blast Trump Plan to Sell Nearly $750 Billion in Bombs to Criminal Saudi Regime by Brett Wilkins, Common Dreams, 23 December 2020

Israel-linked assassinations: How much is the US really involved? by Ted Snider, Information Clearing House, 22 December 2020

The Israeli settler who knows where the barbarians are coming from by Amira Hass, Information Clearing House/Haaretz, 22 December 2020

European “politicians” become mere instruments of Israel. Nobody dares say anything! by Ghada Karmi, Defend Democracy Press, 21 December 2020

Warning to all tyrants: The Arab Spring lives on by Khalil al-Anani, Middle East Eye, 17 December 2020

Arab Spring 2.0: Five lessons from 2011 for today's protesters by Megan O'Toole, Middle East Eye, 16 December 2020

How Gulf states became business partners in Israel's occupation by Jonathan Cook, Middle East Eye, 14 December 2020

Palestinian Official Hanan Ashrawi: Trump's Morocco-Israel Deal Legitimizes Land Theft & Occupation, Democracy Now! 11 December 2020 (video and transcript)

Antisemitism claims mask a reign of political and cultural terror across Europe, Jonathan Cook Blog, 11 December 2020

Trump Deal to Trade Occupied Western Sahara for Morocco Normalizing Ties With Israel Denounced Worldwide by Brett Wilkins, Common Dreams, 11 December 2020

Britain and France hop into bed with Israel's military by David Cronin, The Electronic Intifada, 10 December 2020

A Dangerous Move to Crack Down on Protests Against Israel by Stephen Zunes, Common Dreams, 7 December 2020

A racist endeavor: Zionist Israel's Black Jewish victims of color by Gavin Lewis, MR Online, 4 December 2020

Biden Must Address Yemen on Day One and Move Immediately to Prevent Future Wars by Hassan El-Tayyab, Truthout, 4 December 2020

We Are The Terrorists, CaitlinJohnstone.com, 4 December 2020

Britain sent Saudi Arabia thousands of spare parts for warplanes amid arms embargo by Phil Miller, Daily Maverick, 3 December 2020

Why Australia Supports Israel's Oppression of the Palestinians by Antony Loewenstein, Jacobin, 2 December 2020

A Moral and Legal Obligation': 80+ Groups Urge Biden to End US Complicity in Saudi-Led Assault on Yemen by Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams, 30 November 2020

Palestinian rights and the IHRA definition of antisemitism, Letters, The Guardian, 29 November 2020

Pompeo spells out the new normal: All criticism of Israel is ‘antisemitic' by Jonathan Cook, Information Clearing House, 29 November 2020

Trump is gone, Netanyahu is next by Marwan Bishara, Defend Democracy Press, 29 November 2020

Pompeo Embraced Israeli Settlements, But Democrats Also Paved the Way for It by Stephen Zunes, Truthout, 28 November 2020

Coronavirus disaster looms in Gaza by Maureen Clare Murphy, The Electronic Intifada, 25 November 2020

Pompeo's Trip to Israel: That Says It All by Ted Snider, Antiwar.com, 25 November 2020

British military operating in scores of locations across Middle East by Ian Cobain, Middle East Eye, 24 November 2020

Why the Arab Spring Failed An interview with Anand Gopal, Jacobin, 23 November 2020

The Yemen Civil War Arms Bonanza by Binoy Kampmark, ZNet, 23 November 2020

A Return to Collaboration over Israel's Security Narrative by Ramona Wadi, The Palestine Chronicle, 20 November 2020

Netanyahu seeks to smash the Joint List – and cement permanent rule by Israel's far-right by Jonathan Cook, Mondoweiss, 18 November 2020

Israel Gave Them 10 Minutes to Pack Up Their Whole Lives: 74 Palestinians, Including 41 Children, Left Homeless by Amira Hass, Information Clearing House, 16 November 2020

Israelis Take on Netanyahu and Coronavirus Restrictions in Wave of Civil Disobedience by Mairav Zonszein, The Intercept, 14 November 2020

Yes, Biden and Harris Are Self-Declared Zionists, But a Glimmer of Hope Remains by Miko Peled, Information Clearing House, 12 November 2020

Israeli Demolitions of Palestinian Homes Reach Four-Year High by Dave DeCamp, Antiwar.com, 2 November 2020

Report Details Deadly US Drone Strikes & Raids in Yemen Under Trump by Jessica Corbett, Consortium News, 29 October 2020

Why We Should Rejoice At Holocaust Deniers, Not Suppress Them by Norman Finkelstein, ZNet, 26 October 2020

Arms, oil and Iran – Israel's role in Nagorno-Karabakh by Jakob Reimann, Mondoweiss, 23 October 2020

An Environmental Nakba: The Palestinian Environment Under Israeli Colonization by Mazin B. Qumsiyeh and Mohammed A. Abusarhan, Defend Democracy Press, 17 October 2020

America Is Complicit, as Yemen Spirals Toward Mass Starvation by Juan Cole, Common Dreams, 17 October 2020

After the Beirut Explosion, Lebanon's Women-Led Civil Society Is Building on the Edge of Despair by Sarah Aziza, The Intercept, 17 October 2020

In Defense of Nasser by As'ad AbuKhalil, Consortium News, 15 October 2020

Tomgram: William Hartung, How to Stuff the Middle East With Weaponry, TomDispatch.com, 13 October 2020

Twenty years after the second intifada, the Israeli victory is nearly complete by Amira Hass, Information Clearing House, 30 September 2020

MbS' Behind the Scenes Role in ‘Normalization' With Israel by As`ad AbuKhalil, Consortium News, 30 September 2020

Saudi Arabia, World's Last Absolute Monarchy, Challenged by New Democratic Political Party by Juan Cole, ZNet, 27 September 2020

The Exploitative System that Traps Nigerian Women as Slaves in Lebanon by Sam Olukoya, Consortium News, 26 September 2020

'The wrong sort of Jew': How Labour pursued complaints against elderly Jewish opponents of Israel by Richard Sanders, Middle East Eye, 24 September 2020

Biden or Trump will mean four more years of cheerleading for Israel, Jonathan-Cook.net, 23 September 2020

Affirming Jim Crow, Israeli Parliament Votes Down Bill Guaranteeing Equality for Palestinian-Israelis by Juan Cole, Common Dreams, 20 September 2020

A Crisis Made in America: Yemen on Brink of Famine After U.S. Cuts Aid While Fueling War, Democracy Now! 17 September 2020 (video and transcript)

For Palestinians and Their Supporters, Arab-Israeli Pacts Are 'A Stab in The Back' Amid Ongoing Oppression by Brett Wilkins, Common Dreams, 15 September 2020

The truth behind Netanyahu's admission that police killing was a cover-up by Jonathan Cook, Middle East Eye, 14 September 2020

The Franco-American Designs on Lebanon by As'ad AbuKhalil, Consortium News, 13 September 2020

The Pandemic and Oil by Conn Hallinan, ZNet, 12 September 2020

In the absence of the state, people are leading Beirut's recovery by Aseel Naamani and Ruth Simpson, openDemocracy, 11 Septermber 2020

Israel attack kills dozens of Syrian soldiers and "Iranian mlitia operatives." But who's counting? by Gideon Levy, Information Clearing House, 4 September 2020

Israel’s List of Officials Who Might Be Arrested if They Travel Abroad by Dana Farraj and Asem Khalil, Consortium News, 1 September 2020


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