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· May, 2007

Stories about Palestine from May, 2007

Palestine: The 1967 War

Palestinian blogger Haitham Sabbah gives us a history lesson about the 1967 war between the Arabs and Israel here.

Palestine: Honour Killings

Palestinian blogger Amal A gives us an insight to the atrocities being committed against women in her country. According to a report she posts: “A forum of Palestinian organizations which...

Jewlicious: Hamas Spreading Propaganda

Writing in Jewlicious, US-based Rabbi Yonah accuses Palestinian group Hamas of spreading propaganda on the Internet.

Palestine: South African Views on Israel

Palestinian blogger Haitham Sabbah links to an article about “Ronnie Kasrils – South Africa Minister of Intelligence – testimony and experience upon his visit to Israel and Occupied Palestine; published...

Palestine: Refugees’ Plight

Palestinian blogger Haitham Sabbah sheds light on the fighting in Lebanon here, focusing on the plight of Palestinian refugees.

Francophone Morocco: Politics, Power, and Money

"If you don’t do politics, politics will do what it wants with you." Or, do politics make any sense in Morocco? Hamza Daoui checks in on this week's blogging to...

Syria: Presidential Referendum and Lebanon Clashes

Today, Syria is reelecting president Bashar Assad for a new seven-year term in office. The process is done through a referendum, which means there will be no other challengers. The...

Israel: More Qassams Fired

Aussie Dave from Israel reports that more Qassams have been fired into Israel. “While there have been no injuries, one of the Qassams started a fire in a wheat field...

Palestine: Explosions Close to Home

‘We go to sleep now waiting for the next round of Israeli attacks against “Hamas targets”. That is what they are calling them now. Last night, I couldn't sleep again....

Palestine: Political Groups Silent on Lebanon Fighting

Palestinian Pundit Tony publishes an interview conducted by the Electronic Intifada (EI)with blogger and professor Asa'ad Abu Khalil regarding the latest fighting in Lebanon here. “EI: What has been the...

Lebanon: Urgent Aid Needed

‘They called it a second nakba (catastrophe). “The first one in 1948 was a black and white nakba, it was easy to know who our enemies were. This one is...

Israel: Sderot Under Attack

From Israel Katherine links to a video of a Sderot factory worker badly hurt in a Qassam rocket attack. “Sderot is a little town a few km's from the border...

Israel: Give Peace a Chance

IsraeliMom writes : “What bothers me most, is the implicit support of the Kassam attacks by ordinary Palestinians living in Gaza. I hope I'm wrong there and that they don't...

Palestine: Waiting for the Dreadful Conclusion

Palestinian blogger Laila Al Haddad updates us on life in Gaza. “I can't sleep. I get up maybe once every two hours. Go to the bathroom, walk around a little,...

Palestine: Support Resisting Iraqis

Palestinian blogger The Cylinder encourages his readers to sign the Iraqi Oil Law petition. “Please help Iraqis who dare to resist!” writes the blogger.

Palestine: Don't Take Me for Granted

“One thing I can’t stand about people is those that take me for granted. They don’t take me seriously. They just look at me and just judge me on looks....

Arabeyes: Breast-Feeding Dilemma

Imagine having to breast feed your colleague at work - five times - to ensure that your relationship remains professional! This is the fatwa (religious edict) that had Arab and...

Lebanon: “Ordinary’ Racism

Lebanese blogger Sophia translates a newspaper article which caught her eyes here. ‘The original title is ‘Deep Rooted Racism in Lebanon’. I decided to translate this article after hearing this...

Palestine: Impeach Bush

According to Palestinian blogger Haitham Sabbah 88 per cent of the nearly half million people who responded to a new MSNBC poll agreed that US President George W Bush should...

Jordan: Arab-Arab Relations

“Iraqi versus Iraqi. Palestinian versus Palestinian. Lebanese versus Palestinian militants. To say nothing of… “Arab unity seems to be a pipe dream more and more these days. On the political...

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