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An archive of Miko Peled’s regular column he publishes through Mint Press News, along with any other publication features.

A family huddles in their home with bomb technicians and police as sirens warn of an incoming attack, Thursday, May 20, 2021, in Ashkelon, southern Israel. The family residence had just received a direct hit from an unexploded missile that landed on the top floor of their high rise apartment building. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

“The Hamas” are Coming: A View of the Violence from Inside Israel

There are never Palestinians, never people, only “The Hamas.” The Hamas thinks;” “The Hamas believes;” “The Hamas should know;” “When the Hamas understands, he will stop;” and finally, “When The Hamas is hit hard he will never dare to attack Israel again.”

A Palestinian man runs away from tear gas during clashes with Israeli security forces in front of the Dome of the Rock Mosque at the Al Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem’s Old City Monday, May 10, 2021. Israeli police clashed with Palestinian protesters at a flashpoint Jerusalem holy site on Monday, the latest in a series of confrontations that is pushing the contested city to the brink of eruption. Palestinian medics said at least 180 Palestinians were hurt in the violence at the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, including 80 who were hospitalized. (AP Photo/Mahmoud Illean)

Israel’s Pogroms in Jerusalem Could Spark the Destruction of al-Aqsa

There is every reason to believe the tragic (and seemingly unbelievable) scenario that one of Jerusalem’s holiest sites, and one of the world’s most revered monuments, could soon lay ruined in ashes as Zionist forces smile in satisfaction.

Palestinian demonstrators block front of Israeli soldiers as they protest against U.S. President Donald Trump’s Mideast initiative, near a Jewish settlement Beqa’ot in Jordan Valley in the West Bank, Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)

Faced with ICC Investigation, Apartheid Israel Asserts Moral Superiority Over The Victims of Its Terror

Having created enemies by its own criminal behavior, Israel then claims the right to protect itself from the very people it alienated through these criminal acts.

Israeli soldiers and relatives of new Jewish immigrants from the U.S. and Canada, wave Israeli flags to welcome them as they arrive at Ben Gurion airport near Tel Aviv, Israel, Tuesday, July 23, 2013. A total of 231 Jewish immigrants arrived on the flight from the U.S. Tuesday and were welcomed in a ceremony at the airport. Israel’s Law of Return accords any Jew and eligible non-Jewish relatives the legal right to assisted immigration and settlement in Israel, as well as Israeli citizenship. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

Israel: Orthodox Religious Parties Shaken by Supreme Court Ruling on Law of Return

The Israeli Supreme Court ruling on the application of the Law of Return threatens ultimate dilution of the political power of Israel’s Orthodox religious parties, and thus has the potential to shake up the upcoming election’s dynamics.

A poster that reads, “leave,” lies on the ground during a demonstration against a visit by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to the northern Arab city of Nazareth, Israel, Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021. Netanyahu, who has spent much of his long career casting Israel’s Arab minority as a potential fifth column led by terrorist sympathizers, is now openly courting their support as he seeks reelection in the country’s fourth vote in less than two years. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)

Elections Are Not Democracy: Call To Boycott Upcoming Israeli and Palestinian Votes that Don’t Matter

Elections will matter in Palestine when they are called to include all people who live between the River and the Sea — one person, one vote for a single legislature and executive in a Palestine that is liberated.

A young Palestinian woman paints a mural to commemorate the one-year anniversary of Israel’s offensive in Gaza, in Gaza City, Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2009. The Arabic text reads “Gaza”. (AP Photo/Hatem Moussa)

2011 Book Gives Voice to Palestinian Women Who Survived 1948 Nakba

“If you’d only seen the bodies in the streets, if you only had seen the bodies. Little children without their shoes walking about the mayhem and crying.”

Israeli protesters hold signs during a demonstration against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem, Saturday, Dec. 26, 2020. Hebrew reads: “Mafia member.” (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)

Israel: How a Trifecta of Court Cases Could Cement King Bibi’s 12-Year Reign

Three separate court cases have converged in Israel to provide Netanyahu the cover he needs to maintain power amid an endless stream of controversies.

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