SodaStream’s plant closure reveals a message

Thursday, 06 November 2014

Mohammed Fahad al-Harthi is the editor-in-chief of Sayidaty and al-Jamila magazines. A prominent journalist who worked with Asharq al-Awsat in London and Arab News in KSA, al-Harthi later moved on to establish al-Eqtisadiah newspaper in KSA, in which he rose the position of Editorial Manager. He was appointed editor-in-chief for Arajol magazine in 1997. He won the Gulf Excellence award in 1992. You can follow him on Twitter here: @mfalharthi


SodaStream ‘sorry’ for Scarlett Johansson advert

Saturday, 01 November 2014

Israeli soft-drink maker SodaStream announced on Friday it will relocate its facility from the ......

Scarlett Johansson slams ‘politicized’ Oxfam

Monday, 17 March 2014

In her sturdiest defense of her ties to Israeli soft drinks company SodaStream, actress Scarlett ......

Netanyahu: boycotters of Israel are ‘classical anti-Semites’

Tuesday, 18 February 2014

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu voiced confidence on Monday that world demand for Israeli high ......

Forget boycotts, Israeli settlement goods should be banned

Wednesday, 12 February 2014

Chris Doyle is the director of CAABU (the London-based Council for Arab-British Understanding). He has worked with the Council since 1993 after graduating with a first class honors degree in Arabic and Islamic Studies at Exeter University. As the lead spokesperson for Caabu and as an acknowledged expert on the region, Chris is a frequent commentator on TV and Radio and gives numerous talks around the country on issues such as the Arab Spring, Libya, Syria, Palestine, Iraq, Islamophobia and the Arabs in Britain. He has had numerous articles published in the British and international media. He has travelled to nearly every country in the Middle East. He has organized and accompanied numerous British Parliamentary delegations to Arab countries. He tweets @Doylech.


BDS: a battle Israel cannot win

Monday, 10 February 2014

Sharif Nashashibi, a regular contributor to Al Arabiya News, The Middle East magazine and the Guardian, is an award-winning journalist and frequent interviewee on Arab affairs. He is co-founder of Arab Media Watch, an independent, non-profit watchdog set up in 2000 to strive for objective coverage of Arab issues in the British media. With an MA in International Journalism from London's City University, Nashashibi has worked and trained at Dow Jones Newswires, Reuters, the U.N. Development Programme in Palestine, the Middle East Broadcasting Centre, the Middle East Economic Survey in Cyprus, and the Middle East Times, among others. In 2008, he received the International Media Council's "Breakaway Award," given to promising new journalists, "for both facilitating and producing consistently balanced reporting on the highly emotive and polarized arena that is the Middle East." He can be found on Twitter: @sharifnash



Israeli embassy tweets in support of Scarlett Johansson

Monday, 03 February 2014

The Israeli embassy in the U.S. tweeted in support of the Super Bowl SodaStream commercial featuring ......

VIDEO: Bob Dylan, David Beckham steal Super Bowl ad sideshow

Monday, 03 February 2014

Bob Dylan providing a rallying cry for the US auto industry and David Beckham losing his underwear ......

Scarlett Johansson chooses Israel’s SodaStream over Oxfam

Thursday, 30 January 2014

Scarlett Johansson stepped down on Thursday as an Oxfam Global Ambassador after coming under fire ......

BDS’ campaign against Israel reaching bubbling point

Wednesday, 29 January 2014

Yossi Mekelberg is an Associate Fellow at the Middle East and North Africa Program at the Royal Institute of International Affairs, Chatham House, where he is involved with projects and advisory work on conflict resolution, including Track II negotiations. He is also the Director of the International Relations and Social Sciences Program at Regent’s University in London, where he has taught since 1996. Previously, he was teaching at King’s College London and Tel Aviv University. Mekelberg’s fields of interest are international relations theory, international politics of the Middle East, human rights, and international relations and revolutions. He is a member of the London Committee of Human Rights Watch, serving on the Advocacy and Outreach committee. Mekelberg is a regular contributor to the international media on a wide range of international issues and you can find him on Twitter @YMekelberg.


Boycott of Israel’s SodaStream may affect Palestinian workers

Tuesday, 21 January 2014

The boycott of SodaStream, which has cost the firm losses in the past year, has raised questions ......