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· August, 2006

Stories about Palestine from August, 2006

Palestine: Palestinians must be ready for November 3

In preparation for the mid-term congressional elections in the US on November 2, a wise Palestinian strategy would be to remove all possible contentious issues that can be used as...

This Week In Palestine: Black & Blue

One week after the Israeli army brutally attacked a weekly non-violent legal demonstration against the wall in the village of Bil’in, August 18th saw yet another black and blue protest....

This Week In Palestinian Blogs: Summer Rain

August 11th saw another weekly non-violent protest in Bil’in take a wrong turn as the Israeli army attacked protesters with rubber bullets and sound grenades as they marched toward the...

The Week That Was in Bahrain

Bahrain's Internet scene witnessed what could be described this week as ‘no step forward and 10 steps backwards!’ On Monday, newspapers reported that the Kingdom would ban Google Earth. ‘(T)he...

Syria: Hamas Official Abducted and Tortured

“While the whole world is preoccupied with the situation in Lebanon, Israel has been taking this chance to kill more civilians in Gaza, and kidnap the odd cabinet minister from...

Cuba, Lebanon, Palestine, Israel: Cuba and the Middle East

Blog for Cuba examines what it terms “Cuba's state sanctioned anti-Semitism,” via analyses of headlines from the Cuban news daily, Granma, expressing support for Hezbollah and Hamas, and of the...

Palestine: Rafah's Remains after “Summer Rains”

The military withdrew from Rafah yesterday, early morning and returned yesterday night and are now present at the airport and the outskirts of Rafah. The destruction that they have left...

Palestine: A Cultural Boycott of Israel

Palestinian filmmakers, artists and cultural workers are leading a call for a cultural boycott of Israel. In light of the recent escalation of Israeli attacks against Lebanon and the Palestinians...

The week that was in Bahrain

After almost a month of continuous bombing, most of Bahrain's bloggers have strayed away from covering Lebanon and Palestine and turned their attention to home affairs – except for Sabbah,...

Middle-East War and Indonesian Blogger Divided Responses

Echoing the international media headlines on current conflicts in the Middle East between Israel-Lebanon and Israel-Palestine, Indonesian bloggers post similar topics with various comments and responses; pros and cons, supports...

Palestine: Destruction and Transformation of the Palestinian Environment

After decades under occupation, the Palestinian environment has become severely degraded. The Israeli occupation has caused significant damage to the Palestinian environment due to unsustainable exploitation of natural resources and...

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