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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...

Antisemitic Expression on Official Palestinian Authority Media?

Palestinian Media Watch, under the direction of Itamar Marcus, has released another sampling of recent anti-Semitic incitement in the Palestinian press. These include an...

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...

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...

Am Echad: Preserving One Jewish Nation

Sunday's Mass Prayer Gathering The Sunday, 14th February, prayer gathering of a broad cross-section of Orthodox Jews -- media estimates of the crowd ranged between...

Al-Ahram Weekly

Making Anti-Terrorism Global by Jailan Halawi Heading "Egypt's interior minister El-Adli seized the occasion of the Arab interior ministers' meeting in Amman to renew Egypt's call for...

The Forces the Brought Crown Prince Hassan Down

The following is an adaptation of an article that appeared in The Wall Street Journal European Edition on Monday, January 25, 1999. One might question...

Europe May Suspend Funding to PA

The European Union has recently warned Yasser Arafat that Europe would freeze the transfer of financial assistance to the Palestinian Authority if the PA...

Background to the Feb 4th Clinton-Arafat Summit

The scheduled February 4, 1999 summit between US President Clinton and Palestinian Authority chairman Arafat occurs after the US has implored the PA to...

Arafat From Defender to Dictator. Part one of book summary

Arafat: From Defender to Dictator by Said Aburish Bloomsbury Publishers, London, 1998 Born August 24, 1929 in Cairo. Named Mohammed Abdel Rahman Abdel Raouf Arafat Al Qudua...