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· June, 2007

Stories about Palestine from June, 2007

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Palestine: What's Going On in Gaza?

  29 June 2007

"In this day and age communications can turn the devil into angel and beat the angel to a pulp," says blogger Ramzi Khoury. This week, Jillian York attempts to dig beyond the news to find out what's really happening in the Palestinian blogosphere.

Palestine: Daily Misery

  29 June 2007

Palestinian Haitham Sabbah posts videos produced and published by B’tselem (The Israeli Information Center for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories) showing the misery Palestinians undergo.

Arabeyes: The Moment of Truth for a Jordanian Father

  28 June 2007

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 a stance on the Palestinian infighting between Fatah and Hamas.

Mideast: Networking Arab Journalists

  28 June 2007

“Most Americans can’t tell the difference between Arabs and non-Arabs and they often use the terms Muslim and Arab interchangeably,” writes Ray Hanania in an article on networking Arab journalists.

Palestine: Sharm Expectations

  25 June 2007

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

Arabeyes: How the Palestinians Defeated Themselves!

  25 June 2007

What is happening in Palestine? Why have the Palestinians turned against each other? What is fueling the conflict? Who is the victor and who is really being defeated? And what next? Palestinian blogger Haitham Sabbah sums up his feelings of disgust and attempts to answer these questions in the following...

Palestine: A Classic Case of Divide and Rule?

  23 June 2007

With so much happening on the ground, this week many of the blogs by Palestinians, and those focused on Palestinian issues, have kept their attention on the ongoing events in Gaza. Ayesha Saldanha reviews what Palestinian and other bloggers had to say about the civil war in Gaza, the World Refugee Day and conversations over picking thyme.

Palestine: Olive Trees Dilemma

  22 June 2007

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 about half of them in the outpost.

Jordan: DAM Rocks Amman

  22 June 2007

In their first concert in an Arab country, Palestinian hip hop trio DAM, rocked Amman last night as part of the Fete De La Musique (Music Day) series of concerts that took place across the city, writes Jordanian blogger Naseem Tarawnah.

Israel: Oh Really!!!?

  22 June 2007

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

  20 June 2007

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 10 million refugees being Iraqi, let us see what bloggers are saying about this mounting humanitarian tragedy, often neglected by mainstream media.

Palestine: Heroic Battle Tale

  20 June 2007

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 a donkey cart. Eight out of the guard's 12 companions were killed.

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