Arikat is the Washington Bureau Chief for the Jerusalem-based Palestinian newspaper al-Quds.
Comment: As the Boycott Divestment and Sanctions movement gathers international momentum, attempts by Israel to delegitimise it, are akin to McCarthyism in 1950s America, writes Said Arikat.
Comment: The former British prime minister's tenure as a "peace envoy" achieved little, other than bolstering Israel's military occupation and his own bank balance, says Said Arikat.
Comment: US politicians get asked if they would have invaded Iraq if they knew what they now know. Well, most knew in 2003 of the lies, says Said Arikat.
Comment: Palestinian hopes of a homeland remain unlikely as the US and Arab states focus on other issues, despite the Vatican recognising the state of Palestine, argues Said Arikat.
Analysis: At his summit with Gulf Cooperation Council leaders, US President Barack Obama will state Washington's commitment to the Iran nuclear deal.
Comment: Iraq's Kurdish enclave faces many problems, but it is doing better than most. That's why the Kurdish president continues to push for independence, says Said Arikat.
Comment: The death of another innocent black man and ensuing riots are a tragic symptom of the disparity of opportunity between blacks and whites in US cities, says Said Arikat.
Comment: Drones have conditioned United States citizens to be comfortable with reports of "collateral damage". But despite Obama's assurances of reforms, the drone war will continue, says Said Arikat.
Comment: The end of the Saudi-led assault on Yemen could mark a new age in the region, as the US seeks friendship with Iran, says Said Arikat.
Comment: All the talk about Iran managed to drown out the US disclosure that Israel has nuclear weapons, and has considered their use, says Said Arikat.