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Ali Adam


Ali Adam is a journalist and commentator on Arab affairs with a focus on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Ali Adam traces the contradictory relationship between the Palestinian Authority and Israel over the years, explaining that despite the occupation benefiting from the PA led by Mahmoud Abbas, it still peruses a public demonisation of it.

22 December, 2022

After decades of normalised ultranationalist discourse in politics and impunity from the international community, Israel's far-right election victory ushers in a new era of emboldened extremism against Palestinians, writes Ali Adam.

15 November, 2022

Analysis: Faced with the emergence of a new generation confronting the occupation, Israel is besieging Nablus to stifle resistance, fragment the West Bank, and collectively punish Palestinians.

31 October, 2022

Behind the different candidates and parties vying for power in the Israeli election is a uniting agenda to deny Palestinians their freedom and entrench the occupation. Successive elections over the years are testament to this, writes Ali Adam.

25 October, 2022

Ali Adam explains that the violence meted out by Israel against Palestinians, seen at a much higher rate this year, has gravely increased over time. It is likely to worsen if global actors and the UN fail to provide urgent protection.

22 October, 2022

In light of Israel’s recent attacks on Gaza, Ali Adam explains what life is like for Palestinians in the largest open air prison, and why international pressure must be applied urgently to finally life a blockade that has lasted over 15 years.

08 August, 2022

In the lead up to the US president's visit to the region, Abbas made multiple threats, but despite Biden's failure to hold Israel accountable, there was no follow through. This has been a defining feature of Abbas' leadership, writes Ali Adam.

28 July, 2022

Despite Biden’s pledges to reverse some of the damage done to Palestinians by the Trump administration, nothing notable has changed even though Israel’s crimes and violations of international law continue, writes Ali Adam.

25 June, 2022

In-depth: The decision not to investigate the Palestinian journalist's killing reflects a culture of impunity for the systemic violence required to maintain Israel's military occupation.

23 May, 2022

The outcome of the PLO's Central Council most recent meeting signal more inaction towards ongoing Israeli assaults by Mahmoud Abbas and the Palestinian Authority. Is it not time for him to step aside? writers Ali Adam.

17 February, 2022