Akrat – A Luxury Arab Jewelry Brand

AKRAT BREIF Akrat, a luxury jewelry brand that takes its inspiration from the Eastern civilization, calligraphy designs highlighting poetry and love expressions. This brand designed by the jewelry designer, Enas Younis. Enas won the award “the best Arab jewelry designer for the year 2020” where the ceremony was held in London in December 2020. Akrat

Is it fair?

By Shahd Mahnavi Is it fair? Tell me now, is it fair? With all the advancements in technology and evolving mentality, laws claiming to uplift humanity, yet my people remain trapped in the year 1948, when the occupation began, stuck in a broken Time Machine, constantly traveling back to oppression and injustice. Tell me, how

I am what I am

I am what I am, my roots, the truth, I proudly stand. Arabic flows from my tongue,I am who I am, my identity unsung. I cannot conceal my mother tongue,I learnt different ones. English, Farsi I speak. In my veins, Palestine runs deep, accept me as I am, let prejudice sleep. My name is Shahd,

The Ember of Time

Is it the ember of  time that’s forcibly melted in us? or the trick of mirrors between reality and imagination? With my both hands I feel your absence… exactly the same I feel my body You once said “I will vanish behind the curtains of dreams” At that time…we didn’ believe you.. and we mocked you

Another Gold medal for the Taekwando Champion “Noor Alswaitti” at the British International Open Taekwando Competition 2019.

Chief Editor, Kaied Ghiyatha – London UK; Sunday 14th July 2019, Noor Alswaitti, Taekwondo champion of Palestinian/ Portuguese origin continue to excel and won another Gold medal today at the British International Open Taekwondo Competition. Noor displayed an excellent performance during this competition. He finished at the top for his age group and won a

Noor Alswaitti – Palestinian Taekwondo champion won a Silver medal at the London Kixstar Open Championship

Chief Editor, Kaied Ghiyatha – London UK Saturday 29th June 2019, Noor Alswaitti, Taekwondo champion who is British from a Palestinian origin participated in the London Kixstar Open Taekwondo Competition and gave an excellent display. Noor played for his club, Superiors Taekwondo club and fought a number of players. He qualified and reached the final.

World court unanimously orders Israel to facilitate entry of food aid into Gaza

The decision runs contrary to Israel’s claim that it does not block aid deliveries to Gaza On Thursday, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) announced additional provisional measures, unanimously mandating Israel to “ensure, without delay” that humanitarian aid is provided to Gaza, encompassing essentials such as food, water, electricity, and other fundamental necessities.  The court

War on Gaza: Unrwa says Israel to block its food convoys from reaching northern Gaza

Decision comes days after a UN-backed report warned of imminent famine facing the besieged enclave Israel will no longer approve food convoys to northern Gaza carried by the UN agency for Palestinian refugees, Unrwa, the organisation’s chief said on Sunday.  Philippe Lazzarini said the decision, communicated by Israeli authorities to the UN, was “outrageous”.  “Despite the tragedy unfolding

McDonald’s Malaysia says it will drop RM6mil suit against BDS Malaysia [NSTTV]

KUALA LUMPUR: McDonald’s Malaysia today said it will withdraw its brand defamation legal suit against pro-Palestinian group Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) Malaysia. Last December, Gerbang Alaf Restaurants Sdn Bhd, the licensee of McDonald’s in Malaysia, demanded BDS Malaysia to issue an apology over alleged defamatory statements and RM6 million in special damages. McDonald’s Malaysia managing

War on Gaza: Children sleep in chicken cages in Rafah as families grow desperate to find shelter

Finding shelter in the Gaza Strip, whether in a basic tent on the street or in an overcrowded classroom, has become a luxury for hundreds of thousands of displaced Palestinians. Israel‘s offensive has rendered Gaza almost uninhabitable in just four months. The Israeli army has destroyed or damaged more than half of the buildings in Gaza and continues to steadily shrink safe or liveable

War on Gaza: Families of captives travel to the Hague to urge Hamas ICC investigation

Relatives of those captured by Hamas say they hope probe could lead to arrest of group’s leadership abroad A group of Israelis whose relatives are being held captive by Hamas in Gaza have travelled to the International Criminal Court (ICC) in the Hague to file a complaint against the Palestinian group. The delegation, organised by the Hostages and Missing