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The Voting Session of the Palestinian National Council on the Palestinian Charter Gaza April...

Saleem At-Za'anoon, PNC chairman, explaining the proposal before the members: I want to tell you before the voting begins that the judicial committee, when I...

“The Text of the Palestinian National Covenant Remains As it Was and No Changes...

Peace Watch revealed today an internal publication issued by the "Research and Thought" division of Chairman Yasser Arafat's Fatah faction of the PLO, entitled...

The Palestinian National Covenant

Articles of the Covenant Article 1: Palestine is the homeland of the Arab Palestinian people; it is an indivisible part of the Arab homeland, and...

One year after the Palestine National Council met to cancel the PLO Covenant

The Middle East Forum, recently pioneered by New York immigrant to Israel, Dan Diker, held its first round table discussion on April 29, 1997...

Beyond Words

The first revelations were reported on the evening of April 10, 1997. The partially decomposed body of Staff Sgt. Sharon Edri was unearthed in...

“Kill & Run” Precedent of the Oslo Accord?

The March 21, 1997 explosion at a Tel Aviv cafe once again brought the issue of terrorism to the forefront of the peace process. In...

This Song Must be Stopped

It is estimated that the market for pirate recordings in Israel has reached NIS 250 million while the legal market is NIS500 million. Israeli,...

The Man Who Swallowed Gaza

The cement monopoly, The Al-Bahr Company, belongs to Muhammad Rashid, Arafat's chef de bureau and economic advisor. Palestinian Authority chief Yasser Arafat maintains what people...

“Why is this night different …”

If he has a son, the son asks. In contrast to Hanukah and Purim where we are commanded to "publicize the miracle" (and include everyone),...

Common Myths of the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict

Zichron Yaakov, IsraelThe Middle East conflict is unique in that every journalist, foreign newspaper columnist, rabbi, politician, political scientist, and Church leader is an...