Flourishing Deals Overseas

Who, today, controls the economic empire which the PLO created overseas? "Arafat and his friends are not transferring the PLO's overseas assets to the ownership of the Authority," says Palestinian council member Khosam...

PLO Covenant Remains Unchanged

Like a cat with nine lives, the PLO Covenant refuses to die, leaving doubts about the seriousness of the fledgling Palestinian entity's acceptance of Israel's right to exist. That is the message of a panel...

Stone Throwing is Peaceful

IMRA interviewed Marwan Barghouti, Secretary General of Fatah in the West Bank, in English: IMRA: The English translation we have of the Fatah decisions from the March 23rd meeting includes a "call on the masses...

Palestinian Lawyer, With 23 Other Political Detainees, Held in Palestinian Prison Lawyers Refused Permission...

Palestinian political prisoners held in PA prisons and interrogation centers have been refused the right to see their lawyers. At the Interrogation Center for the General Intelligence in Jericho, 24 political prisoners are being...

Eisenhower Regretted That He Pushed For Sinai Withdarwal

When President Bill Clinton won his second term, Rowland Evans and Robert Novak joined forces to put out a column urging him to follow the example of President Dwight Eisenhower to "stand up to...

Where is Beilin Going?

"I think we are witnessing the last gasps of violence by those Palestinians who want to block this accord," Yosse Beilin told Jerusalem Post reporter David Makovsky. Way back on November 30th, 1993! Labor MK...

Letter to the Editor

Dear David: Is it possible that you missed Ma'ariv's 7,000 word feature article on the first face to face meeting between Jonathan and an Israeli journalist in 12 years? If not, what possible reason can there...

Deputy PNC Chairman Denies Draft of Charter

Deputy PNC Chairman Salim Za'noun denied a report attributed to him which was distributed by the Palestine Ministry of Information that there is a proposed draft for a new Palestinian National Charter. The report...

PNC Vote Does Not Fulfill PLO Obligation to Amend Covenant: PNC Has Until May...

The decision made by the Palestinian National Council (PNC) last night regarding the PLO Covenant does not satisfy the obligation laid down in the Israeli-Palestinian Interim Agreement (Oslo II). The PNC did not actually...

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 attended it, was totally convinced, with a majority of 43...