Daily Archives: September 8, 1998

Arafat’s Broken Promises

Guess the origin of the following declarations: "Zionism is . . . a racist and fanatical movement in its formation: aggressive, expansionist and colonialist in its aims; and fascist and Nazi in its means." ...

Al-Ahram: Hamas/PA Relations, Bin Laden

Dead or Alive? by Tareq Hassan "Some PA officials were quoted as saying.... was much weaker than originally thought; "as scary as a cat", some said." Excerpts Palestinian police lifted tight restrictions imposed earlier this week on...

PA Minister of Justice – Also Execute Land Dealers

IMRA interviewed Palestinian Authority Minister of Justice, Freih Abu Meddien, in English, on 31st August: IMRA: Do you see yesterdays' executions as setting a precedent for future cases or was it an exception? Meddien: Any crime...

PLC Rep Zughayar: Arafat Won’t Declare State Next May

IMRA interviewed Fatah Jerusalem Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC) Ahmad Hashim Zughayar, Chairman of the PLC Jerusalem Committee, on 6th September, 1998. The English translation is via his son, Hiham Zughayar. IMRA: Do you expect President...

Refusal to Recognize Israel Widespread on Palestinian TV

A report documenting hundreds of cases in which the Palestinian media broadcast messages indicating an unwillingness to recognize the state of Israel, even within the 1948 borders, was distributed yesterday by the Palestinian Media...

Lebovitch Family Harassment Continues in the Jewish Community of Hebron

Police waiting with sledge hammers for orders to break into Lebovitch home in Hevron Last week Hebron police attempted to forcibly enter the Lebovitch home in the Avraham Avinu neighborhood, seeking out, among others, 14...