Stories about Palestine from July, 2007
Palestinian blogger Ramzi breaks his silence to give us an overall view of politics in the Middle East here.
Palestinian Haitham Sabbah links to an Arabic video which posts lessons in Palestinian history 101.
The US is to increase its military aid to Israel, writes Haitham Sabbah, who urges his American readers to protest the move with their Congressmen.
Instead of the usual political banter, this week's view into the Palestinian blogosphere will focus on women - join Jillian York for a glimpse into what female bloggers (or those blogging about females) are thinking.
Israeli Desert Peace mocks summer jobs available to Palestinian youngsters from Jenin.
Palestinian Haitham Sabbah suggests that Hillary Clinton apologises to the UN for the death of a peace-keeper in Lebanon, after approving the sale of cluster bombs to Israel.
The best blog posts from the Palestinian blogosphere are not always the happiest. While many around the world are celebrating the victory of the AKP in Turkey and the release of the final Harry Potter book, others are suffering, writes Jillian York.
"'It is not only for what we do that we are held responsible, but also for what we do not do.' The virtuous amongst us try to identify evil, and not do it. However, how often do we consider the act of NOT DOING as evil?" asks blogger Oranges and Olives. A good question among many from this week's post of prolific Palestinian blogs.
Desert Peace from Israel says the people of Gaza are rising against the closure of borders with Egypt.
Palestinian Haitham Sabbah gives us his thoughts on the war in Nahr el Bared, Lebanon, and asks: “Who is benefiting from this ongoing crisis? You may ask the Lebanese government and the ‘brave’ Palestinian leaders inside and outside Lebanon.”
Palestinian blog Khobbeizeh has been named among Jordan's top blogs.
KABOBfest is perplexed by the amount of hair growing from Fatah gunman Amjad Halawi's head. Halawi recently emerged after seven years on the lam.
Alive in Baghdad updates us on the plight of Palestinians in Iraq here.
Serene from Lebanon brings us the story of Sobheiya, who lives in the Sinai desert.
What makes Ramallah so desirable and life in Gaza so confusing? And really, what are the limits of freedom? This week, we'll try to find the answers to those questions inside the Palestinian blogosphere.
Golaniya writes about attending a memorial service for three Palestinians shot dead by the Lebanese Army during a peaceful demonstration in Baddawi.
Palestinian Umm Khalil explains why she isn't impressed with Jews immigrating to Israel here.
From the sad news of a death of a 31-year-old mother waiting to cross into Palestine from the Rafah Crossing to celebrations over the release of kidnapped BBC journalist Alan Johnston, Palestinian blogs this week are abuzz with activity. Ayesha Saldanha reports how one Canadian-Palestinian blogger is ashamed to be an Arab and how another expresses her disbelief at how veiled women are being discriminated against in Jordan.
The release of kidnapped British journalist Alan Johnston is making waves on blogs today. Here's a quick review of what is being said on blogs in the Middle East. Vigil in Brussels to mark the fifth week of BBC reporter Alan Johnston's kidnapping in Gaza. Photo by quarsan. Qatar: From...
Palestinian Zinjabeelah discusses online dating here.