Israel Spraying Herbicides Inside Gaza Violates International Law

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by Michael Schaeffer Omer-Man The Israeli army is continuing to spray dangerous herbicides on agricultural fields inside the Gaza Strip, three years since +972 Magazine first reported on the practice. This week, three Palestinian and Israeli human rights groups sent… Continue Reading  

New US Sanctions Will Make Iranians Sicker

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by Fariba Pajooh Sanctions against Iran are almost as old as I am. I was born in early 1980, and international sanctions against Iran began during the Iran-Iraq war of the 1980s as most global and regional powers supported Iraqi… Continue Reading  

For Saudi Women, A Weighty Development

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by Thomas W. Lippman Jeddah, Saudi Arabia—On Palestine Street, in the heart of this steamy port city, the Baskin Robbins store and Dunkin’ Donuts have a new neighbor, Gold’s Gym. Inside, the gym is presumably similar to others in the… Continue Reading