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A judge struck down Israeli plans to develop Lifta, an abandoned Arab village on Jerusalem’s northwestern outskirts. Haaretz reports: The appellants had claimed the plan would deprive the former...

February 7, 2012 10:19 By :

A Year of Dishonest Reporting — Why The Guardian Won

Find out why The Guardian won the Dishonest Reporter Award.

December 13, 2011 10:24 By :

Guardian Places Knesset on Arab Farmland

Only yesterday I blogged the BBC’s video report on the Arab village of Lifta, located at the western entrance to Jerusalem and abandoned since 1948. Within 48 hours of the BBC’s report, the...

May 30, 2011 10:46 By :

BBC Fights For an Arab West Jerusalem

The BBC is so fond of referring to “Arab East Jerusalem” to make the point that this part of the city should be a homogenous demographic that doesn’t include Jews. But what happens when...

May 29, 2011 12:49 By :