Ehud Barak, Labor’s New Hero

In English, Lt. General (Res) Ehud Barak's last name means lightning. As Israel's highest ranking officer, the retired Israel Defense Forces Chief of Staff broke into politics less than two years ago in the...

Mr. Arafat’s Assassins

"To serve and protect" is the motto of many a police force. In the case of the tens of thousands of Palestinian police and security officers, what they serve and protect are the interests...

Full CNN profiles of Netanyahu/Arafat: Worthy of Feedback to CNN

The profiles of Netanyahu and Arafat which are on the CNN web site: http://cnnplus.cnn.com/resources/newsmakers/world/middle.east/netanyahu.html and http://cnnplus.cnn.com/resources/newsmakers/world/middle.east/arafat.html Note: The one time CNN uses the word "terrorist" is about Netanyahu's political movement, with no specifics, no justification for the use...

Arafat’s Policies Disastrous

Editor's note: Edward Said, who lives in New York and teaches at Coumbia University is among the most well known Palestinian personalities alive. Said's books and essays are now banned by the "Palestinian Authority"...

M.K. Ran Cohen’s Letter to Yassar Arafat

The following is IMRA's translation of the Hebrew letter sent by Meretz (Peace Now) M.K. Ran Cohen to Chairman Yasser Arafat. M.K. Cohen provided IMRA a copy of the original Hebrew letter. The Knesset MK Ran...

Shameless in Gaza

Gaza is the most conservative of Palestinian communities; its Islamist militants once set fire to a sea-front hotel, a restaurant and other such dens of iniquity. So imagine the pious horror at the opening of...

Dr. Sa’di Al-Krunz Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC)

Dr. Sa'di Al-Krunz of Al Azar University is a Fatah representative from the Deir Al-Balah District in the Gaza Strip in the Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC). IMRA interviewed Dr. Al-Krunz in English on May 19....

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...

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...