Middle East

Face 2 Face with Mel Lehman

On this show we speak with Mel Lehman founded and director of Common Humanity. Common Humanity is a non-profit organization based in New York City which seeks to build understanding, respect and friendship with the Middle East and Muslim world.…

North-west Syria: humanitarian catastrophe without the renewal of UN resolution

The UN resolution for humanitarian aid through the Bab Al-Hawa crossing expires on 10 July 2021: if it is not renewed, the lives of 3.4 million people will be in thrall to Bashar Al-Assad’s regime. The appeal of Still I…

Amb. Ali Soltanieh: “strategically it is a mistake to go for nuclear weapons”

As the time runs out for some kind of resolution to the problem of US and Iranian non-compliance with the Iran nuclear deal, also known as the JCPOA, Pressenza interviewed Iranian Ambassador Dr Ali Asghar Soltanieh. In this interview, we…

Peaceful Protest to End the War in Gaza

Dear friends and habibis, I want to share an experience with you all. An experience that has made a huge impression on me. An experience that will stay with me forever. By Amer Filali Friday 21st May I was in…

Special Face 2 Face with Rosa Lager and Amer Filali

On this show we are speaking with Rosa and Amer from Combatants for Peace, a volunteer organization of ex-combatant Israelis and Palestinians, men and women, who have laid down their weapons and rejected all means of violence. They are working together to end…

The current situation is that Israel is practically back to the new normal, but Palestine is worse than ever, with its hospitals at 100%.

Rafael Palomino, representative of the Spanish NGO Asamblea de Cooperación por la Paz. Rafael, welcome to 4 Elements. Let’s start by knowing the dimension of the new escalation of violence in the conflict between Palestine and Israel; explain to us…

Israeli Jews Call: “Stop Israel’s Apartheid!”

An Open Letter to the International Community We, Jewish Israelis, oppose the actions of the Israeli government and hereby declare our commitment to act against them. We refuse to accept the Jewish-supremacist regime and call upon the international community to…

As Violence Escalates In Israel, Parents Circle Becomes A Catalyst For Change

In its continued efforts to extend a hand of peace and reconciliation, the joint Israeli-Palestinian organization, Parents Circle-Families Forum (PCFF), on May 10 held a vigil against the violence which ignited in Jerusalem at the start of Ramadan and continues…

Palestine solidarity sweeps the US as Israel continues assault on Gaza

Hundreds gathered in Terry Schrunk Plaza in downtown Portland, Oregon with signs denouncing the violence that is now crushing the Gaza Strip’s over two million residents. At this storytelling rally, Palestinians — who are so often rendered invisible in discussions…

Gaza clashes: The human costs of the latest Israel-Palestine conflict

More than 200 people have died in Israel and the Gaza Strip over eight days of conflict between Israel and Hamas militants. The vast majority of those deaths were Palestinians killed by Israeli airstrikes in Gaza. Despite calls for a…

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