Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Palestinian Reflections on the Kosovo Crisis

As a Palestinian who was born a quarter of a century after and spared the Nakba (catastrophe) of 1948 that galvanized Palestine and sent most of our Palestinian people then fleeing to nearby later-hostile...

Official Fatah Website: Clinton Letter Not Balfour Declaration – 181 & 194 Basis

The following editoral from the official Fatah website www.fateh.org/e_editor/99/300499.htm has several important statements: 1. The Clinton letter is not a 'Balfour Declaration'. 2. Rather than 242 and 338, the PLO will base future demands on 181...

Arafat-appointed Cleric Delivers a Sermon at Al Aksa Mosque

"... What interests us as Moslems is the Moslem religious edict concerning the Palestinian problem. Our position is firm and will not change. All of Moslem Palestine remains one indivisible unit that cannot be...

Letter to the World from a reporter in Jerusalem, June 1967

The Westinghouse Radio correspondent in Israel in 1967 - the first foreign correspondent to report Israel's capture of the Temple Mount during the 1967 war, when he was stationed on the roof of the...

The Revival of UN Resolution #181

Resolution 181's Revival In the May 9, 1999, edition of Al-Ayyam, Journalist Tawfiq Abu Bakr reported on the Palestinian Central Council meetings that discussed Palestinian measures on May 4th 1999: "Minister Nabil Sha'ath said... that...

Why Ehud Barak Did Not Visit the Etzion Settlements

On Thursday, May 13, 1999, Ehud Barak had scheduled to the Etzion communities, south of Bethlehem, a settlement area that had once been thought to lie within Israel's national consensus. However, on Sunday, May 9th,...

From Bastion of Balance to Defamation of Israel

As a matter of policy, ADL's office in Jerusalem had always fought to cope with any media coverage of Israel that would reflect any hint of either anti-Semitism or anti-Zionism. The ADL office in Israel...

Our Fascists

Full Text Why do the Albanians of Kosovo deserve self-rule, but not the Kurds in Turkey? Why do the Albanians merit being defended, while the Kurds deserve the humiliation of watching the capture of...

Shimon Peres: Overthrow Saddam. Mideast’s Villain: It’s Not Islam; It’s Saddam

President Clinton deserves every praise for "Desert Fox." Yet it, too, did not resolve the Iraqi dilemma: Iraq is still controlled by a pathological despot who initiated bloody battles with his neighbors (Iran in...

Al-Ahram Weekly: 1st-7th April, 1999

Corruption Cover-Up in UNWRA? by Zeina Khodr Heading: "An UNWRA report proves that some officials have been mishandling funds. But, as Zeina Khdor reports from Beirut, Palestinian officials are worried that delays in tackling the scandal could...