Monday, December 17, 2018

Official PA radio news – The P.B.C. VOP (Voice of Palestine) Radio: January 23-24

Tuesday Night, January 23rd "The National Authority condemns the killing of two Israeli civilians and is beginning an investigation into the details of the incident; Israel suspends the talks in Taba until after the funeral of...

Official PA radio news – The P.B.C. VOP (Voice of Palestine) Radio: January 23

Summary and Analysis Minister of Information Yasser Abd-Rabbo led off the morning new show as the featured morning interviewee on VOP, underscoring a very pessimistic view of the state of the talks with Israel. Abd-Rabbo...

Lights, Camera, Intifada

The violence in the Mideast has become a war of images, in which the press is the key to victory Byline: Stephanie Gutmann is the author of The Kinder, Gentler Military (Scribner). Body Day after day the seemingly...

Official PA radio news: The Voice of Palestine: January 22

Summary and Analysis VOP featured comments from several high-level PA officials participating in talks with Israel who took a generally pessimistic view of the negotiations, while advancing a firm Palestinian bargaining stance. Jibril Rajoub said the...

Official PA radio news – The P.B.C. VOP (Voice of Palestine) Radio: January 21

Summary and Analysis In its coverage in advance of the talks, VOP underlined comments from PA President Yasser Arafat that the PA would rely on "international legitimacy" regarding all the major issues: refugees, Jerusalem, borders,...

Official PA radio news – The P.B.C. VOP (Voice of Palestine) Radio: January 20-21

Summary and Analysis The Palestinian Authority formally said goodbye to the Clinton proposals, thanking him for his efforts, while setting its sights on achieving a detailed agreement with Israel within ten days, according to statements...

Official PA radio news – The P.B.C. VOP (Voice of Palestine) Radio: January 19

Summary The mosque sermon of Friday noon broadcast on VOP concentrated on an Islamic justification for the execution of "traitors" and "agents," while comparing Israel to a "cancer" in the region and characterizing the White...

Official PA radio news – The P.B.C. VOP (Voice of Palestine) Radio: January 18th

Summary and Analysis VOP led its headlines with the daylight murder yesterday of Hisham Maki in Gaza, but Maki was not characterized today as a "martyr"-which would have been obligatory had he been killed by...

Dateline Jerusalem: Journalists Under Palestinian Pressure?

The Palestinian Authority has a thing about journalists. The independent Committee for the Protection of Journalists which monitors abuses against the press and promotes press freedom around the world reports: "In the nearly seven...

Official PA radio news – The P.B.C. VOP (Voice of Palestine) Radio: January 16th

Summary and Analysis The Palestinian Authority reacted in a very cautious but optimistic way to last night's meetings and continued contacts with Israel: The head of the PA negotiating team, Ahmad Qreia (Abu Ala), told...