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Monthly Archives: February 2007

Condi on a Learning Curve About Abbas?

During Condoleezza Rice's three-hour meeting with Mahmoud Abbas last week in Ramallah, she reportedly "employed a threatening tone." A Palestinian Authority official said that "We've never seen her in such a bad mood." Later at...

Fatah Spokesman: In Mecca, We Chose

Over the past week, it seems that Fatah has made its choice - to align itself with Hamas in total war against Israel. In an interview with Jamal Nazzal, the spokesman for Fatah candidly describes their commitment to the war against Israel.

Fatah Spokesman: In Mecca, We Chose Hamas, Not Israel

The question that has been bandied about over the past 13 months, since the Hamas victory in the elections over the Fatah, led by Arafat's protégé Mahmoud Abbas, has been whether Fatah would choose...

Israeli Army Seeks Arms And Munitions In Nablus

--Israeli troops placed the center of Nablus under curfew Sunday and began to search for wanted men and bomb factories, reportedly finding some of both. This large scale operation is named "Hot Winter." Soldiers were stationed outside of hospitals in Nablus so as to prevent wanted men from finding sanctuary among the ill and ailing. According to Israeli media reports, the operation is expected to last an unspecified number of days.--Arabs Murder Jew At Prayer

Open Letter to JTA: Why Use the Term “Settler” to Describe a Murdered Jew

The term "settler" connotes "squatter", "intruder", "temporary resident" and as someone who can therefore have his home removed from out from under him or even justifiably murdered. As such, JTA is cordially requested to cease...

Iranian Defense Minister: Sanctions Have Helped Iran’s Aerospace, Electronics Industries

"The enemies' sanction on Iran's aerospace and electronics industries made our experts more decisive to continue the path of progress and reach the peaks of glory and honor in these fields," he said.

Commentary: A Word of Caution

A word of caution is in order today regarding what seem to be peaceful overtures. Spain has just hosted a Spanish-Arab conference in Madrid that 19 members of the Arab League attended. (It is, I will...

Iranian Defense Minister: Sanctions Have Helped Iran’s Aerospace, Electronics Industries

"The enemies' sanction on Iran's aerospace and electronics industries made our experts more decisive to continue the path of progress and reach the peaks of glory and honor in these fields," Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Mustafa Mohammad Najjar said, addressing the 6th conference of Iran's Aerospace Association in Tehran on Saturday.

Death Of A Young Terror Dispatcher

In his interrogation by Israeli intelligence, the would-be bomber apparently fingered the wanted man as his handler, who planned the bombing, recruited the bomber and prepared the explosive charge for the attack.

Palestinian government accuses US of political blackmail

The Palestinian government has expressed its concern at the outcome of the Quartet's meeting on Wednesday in Berlin in which the Quartet - comprising of the EU, UN, US, and Russia - issued a...