Al Ahram on Israel Scene and Peace Process

The following are excerpts from articles which appeared in the Egyptian English weekly, Al-Ahram. A Watershed in Israel by Mohamed Sid-Ahmed David Levy's resignation should not be regarded as one other minister quitting Netanyahu's right-wing coalition, but...

Arafat Gets US Assurances Clinton Says He’ll Push for Israeli Withdrawals

WASHINGTON - President Clinton and Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright promised Yasser Arafat yesterday that they would push Israel to withdraw quickly from more West Bank territory, but they demanded that the Palestinian...

Farrakhan & Moussa Interviews

The following are excerpts from articles which appeared in the Egyptian English weekly, "Al-Ahram" of Al-Ahram Weekly 8-14 January 1998, "Africa encounters Farrakhan" by Gamal Nkrumah Louis Farrakhan's recent world tour was part of his...

Nation of Islam Leader Louis Farrakhan

Evans & Novak Nation of Islam Leader Louis Farrakhan Aired November 29, 1997 - 5:30 p.m. ET Rowland Evans, CNN host: I'm Rowland Evans. Robert Novak and I will question one of America's most influential and most...

Can Palestinian Authority Request the Transfer of Israelis?

Recently a number of Israeli commentators have defended the Palestinian Authority's (PA) refusal to transfer terrorists to Israel by claiming that this is acceptable behavior since Israel does not extradite Israelis to the PA....

Building Religious/Cultural Bridges Between Arab and Jewish University Students

When the late Anwar Sadat made his historic dramatic trip to Jerusalem 20 years ago, he asserted the importance of bridging the gap between Arabs and Jews by breaking what he called the "Psychological...

PLC Rep. Hatem Abdul Kader: Arafat Can’t Compromise On Jerusalem

IMRA: interviewed Jerusalem Fatah Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC) Representative, Hatem Abdul Kader, in English, on January 3rd. The entire interview follows: IMRA: You are quoted in the weekly "Al-Bayader Al-Siyasi" today as saying that you...

Redeployment – What Does That Mean?

The next round in the Palestinian-Israeli negotiations deals with the redeployment issue. The Israelis want redeployment from a minimum amount of territory in Judea in return for a maximum effort to meet their security...

Palestinian Arab Refugees as “Peripheral” to the Peace Process

A commonly held assumption is that the entire matter of Palestinian Arab refugees is "peripheral" to the progress of the peace process. This view is shared on all sides of the Israeli political spectrum...

Myth of a Demilitarized Palestinian State

It is a commonly held assumption that a demilitarized Palestinian Arab state would emerge from the current entity known as the Palestine Authority, which would serve the "security interests of the state of Israel",...