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· June, 2007

Stories about Israel from June, 2007

Arabeyes: The Moment of Truth for a Jordanian Father

Today's Arabeyes makes five stops - two in Kuwait and Saudi each and a last stop in Jordan, where a blogger and journalist is forced to face himself and take...

Egypt: Books, History and the Holocaust

The Big Pharaoh finds a interesting book at a street vendor in downtown Cairo. Click here to read more.

Israel: Neighbours at War

Israeli Yaeli talks about the next major war in the Middle East – literally among neighbours – here.

Israel: No Summer Holidays for Palestinian Children

Israeli Desert Peace draws attention to the plight of Palestinian children in this post.

Israel: Not So Secret Military Base

Stephanie from Israel leads us to the secret military base in this post. ‘When I asked Elie if he could explain how to get there, he joked, “Look for the...

Palestine: Sharm Expectations

Charles Levinston briefs us on what is expected from an Arab Summit at Sharm El Sheikh on the latest Palestinian infighting.

Russia: Moscow's Top Secret and Other Exaggerations

According to a recent survey by Mercer Human Resource Consulting, Moscow is “the world’s most expensive city for expatriates for the second consecutive year.” To Moscow locals, however, Mercer’s findings...

Palestine: Olive Trees Dilemma

Palestinian blogger Haitham Sabbah reports that residents of the West Bank settlement outpost of Adei Ad uprooted 300 olive trees belonging to Palestinian farmers about a week ago and replanted...

Israel: Oh Really!!!?

Israeli blogger Yisrael Medad says: “Oh, really!!!?” in response to Palestinian President Mahmood Abbas‘ comment: “There is no dialogue with these murderous terrorists.”

Arabeyes: World Refugee Day – Focus on Iraq

As the world marks the World Refugee Day today, the Middle East finds itself again at the centre of a mounting humanitarian tragedy. With more than 4 million of the...

Palestine: Heroic Battle Tale

Journalist and blogger Charles Levinson , who is based Jerusalem, narrates the story of a Fateh security guard who was shot by Hamas militants and rescued by a man in...

Israel: Golan Heights Wine Industry

Israeli blogger Amechad wonders what will happen to the wine industry when Israel returns the Golan Heights to Syria.

Israel: Carter Rooting for Hamas

“Jimmy Carter is actually rooting for Hamas so that the destruction of Israel by Hamas can progress with more speed,” writes Israeli blogger Smooth Stone.

Israel: Dancing Queens

Israelity gives us a review of British production Mamma Mia – which was enthusiastically received by Israel's dancing queens (and kings).

Israel: Kos Ban Benefits

Israeli Desert Peace says being banned from the Daily Kos has opened new doors for him and others to air their views.

Israel: Christian Gazans are in Danger

Israeli blogger Yael says Palestinian Christians living in Gaza are in danger – after repeated attacks by Islamic militants.

Palestine: Worsening Humanitarian Crisis

International Solidarity Movement reports on the deteriorating humanitarian situation in Gaza, as well as an appeal to Israel not to “stand idly by at a time when the fundamental human...

Israel: Life in Ramallah

Not allowed to enter Gaza, Israeli blogger and journalist Lisa Goldman travels to Ramallah and reports what she saw there last Friday, the day after Hamas took power in Gaza.

Israel: Is the West Bank Next?

Allisonks, from Israel writes: “Now that Gaza is under Hamas control, all eyes are going to turn to the West Bank.”

Palestine: Psychological Causes of Fighting

Palestinian blogger Umm Khalil posts an article she received in an email spelling out the reasons for the Palestinian infighting here.

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