Friday, May 25, 2018

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...

Recorded Interview with Jeff Halper, Head of the Israel Committee for House Demolitions (ICHD)

Media analyst Allan Polak conducts recorded interview with Jeff Halper on March 24, 1999. (Halper, an anthropologist, is the head of the ISRAEL COMMITTEE FOR HOUSE DEMOLITIONS and a candidate to be the new...

Al-Ahram Weekly 25th-31st March, 1999

Contents: Prostitution in Israel: Should This be an Accepted Norm for Young Women - or Should We Fight It? by David S. Bedein A Battle, Not A Massacre Pro-Arab Lobby International Policy Institute for Counter-Terrorism Website PLC Jamal...

A Successful Launching of Our Campaign Against the Perpetuation of the Occupation

On Friday and Saturday, March 12th and 13th, some 500 Israelis, joined by dozens of Palestinians, launched the Israeli Campaign Against the Perpetuation of the Occupation, notice of which you received earlier. Together we...

Cold Peace Encouraged at Palestinian Israeli Social Workers Workshop?

Monday March 9, by invitation of Dr. Elia Awwael, I attended the Palestinian-Israeli Social Workers Workshop held at the Nativity Hotel located in Bethlehem. The stated goals of the workshop included allowing Israelis and...

Damascus to Rearm Saddam

A secret deal has been agreed between Syria and Iraq for the supply of military equipment to Baghdad, according to Middle East intelligence sources. Relations between the two countries have been improving significantly in recent...

Hezbollah Takes Another Step Toward Jerusalem

Last Monday, the South Lebanon-based terrorist group Hezbollah, funded and armed by Syria and Iran, set off a roadside bomb that killed an Israeli brigadier general in command of Israel's Lebanon operations, along with...

A State in the Making: Rights and Duties

President Arafat's mention of a possible confederation with Jordan has stirred numerous comments. The president's remarks, however, need to be understood in the context in which they were spoken. At the time he made the...

Major Israeli Arab Political Party Strives to Replace Israel

A review of the National Democratic Alliance party platform finds that it works for the establishment of a regime in the region that would supercede Israel (article 15). The party also acts against encouraging...

Al-Ahram Weekly: Jordan Rejects Confederation with Arafat

Arafat's Ladder by Graham Usher Heading "With the dust barely settled on his father's grave, last week King Abdullah was confronted with the one issue he almost certainly would have preferred to have stayed buried, at least...