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Monthly Archives: October 2005

On the Eve of the Summit and Ramadan— the Palestinian Broadcast Media: A Survey...

On the eve of PLO leader Mahmoud Abbas’s planned visit to Washington, the broadcast media of the Palestinian Authority (PA) maintained a generally tough anti-Israeli and sometimes even anti-American posture, regarding talks with Israel and American...

Why does UNRWA exist?

(This article appeared as an oped in the Jerusalem Post of October 28th, 2005) As the United Nations celebrated its 60th anniversary this fall with a dramatic World Summit, supposedly sweeping reform proposals sought to...

Report # 12: State of [EVICTED] Gush Katif, Northern Gaza and Northern Shomron Communities

Commissioned by Israel Resource News Agency and the Center for Near East Policy Research "No Treatment for Special Needs Children" There are three families currently living in Ir Haemuna who have young children who have special...

Report #11: State of [evicted ] Gush Katif, Northern Gaza and Northern Shomron Communities

Commissioned by Israel Resource News Agency and the Center for Near East Policy Research Update on the 30,000 shekel burial for Netzer Hazani victim As a result of this report, and the fact that the researcher...

Official Palestinian authority media: Abbas’s own Fatah killed ‘settlers’

The Fateh-led Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) took credit for a drive by murder of two young women and a fourteen year old boy at a bus stop today just south of Bethlehem, at the...

Plo Leadership Condemns Israel For Shooting Attacks On Jews

Several Palestinian officials and media outlets late last night and this morning (Monday) distributed criticisms of Israel for yesterday's Palestinian terror attacks, saying the shootings hurt Palestinian interests, after Israel closed down roads in...

The Palestinian Broadcasting Media: A Survey Report

General Summary On the eve of PLO leader Mahmoud Abbas's planned visit to Washington, the broadcast media of the Palestinian Authority (PA) maintained a generally tough anti-Israeli and sometimes even anti- American posture, regarding talks...

Report #10: State of Evicted Residents of Gush Katif, Northern Gaza and Northern Shomron...

A member of Moshav Netzer Hazani, Hezi Hazani (no relation to the man for whom it was named), 53, dropped dead on Tuesday in the market place in Netivot, where he and his wife...

Canada, The Middle East Peace Process, UNRWA and “Right of Return”

Canada plays a unique and almost unreported crucial role in the Middle East Peace Process - holding the gavel of the RWG, the "refugee working group", which oversees the work of UNRWA, the United...

Exit PA, Enter Egypt

Al Ayyam, Oct. 9, 2005 Seeking shelter from Palestinian gun battles. Executive Summary: Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas has agreed to a virtual Egyptian takeover of the Gaza Strip and has invited other Arab regimes to plant...