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· July, 2007

Stories about Palestine from July, 2007

Palestine: Power Games

Palestinian blogger Ramzi breaks his silence to give us an overall view of politics in the Middle East here.

Palestine: History Lesson

Palestinian Haitham Sabbah links to an Arabic video which posts lessons in Palestinian history 101.

Palestine: US to Increase Military Aid to Israel

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.

Palestine: The Plight of Women

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...

Israel: No Fun for Palestinian Children

Israeli Desert Peace mocks summer jobs available to Palestinian youngsters from Jenin.

Palestine: Hillary Apology?

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.

“Following the release of the ‘Benghazi Six,’ Bulgarian president Georgi Parvanov has pardoned and released them. He’s also granted citizenship to the Palestinian among them,” reports Elijah Zarwan from Egypt.

Palestine: Condolences to Dr. Mona El Farra and Many Others

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...

Palestine: Today's Ultimate Sin – Complacency?

"'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...

Israel: Gazans Protest Border Closure

Desert Peace from Israel says the people of Gaza are rising against the closure of borders with Egypt.

Palestine: On Nahr el Bared

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...

Palestine: Khobbeizeh in the Lead

Palestinian blog Khobbeizeh has been named among Jordan's top blogs.

Palestine: What a Lot of Hair!

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.

Iraq: Forgotten Plight of Palestinians

Alive in Baghdad updates us on the plight of Palestinians in Iraq here.

Lebanon: Sobheiya in the Desert

Serene from Lebanon brings us the story of Sobheiya, who lives in the Sinai desert.

Palestine: Peace, War and Swanky Ramallah

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...

Lebanon: Three Palestinians Shot Dead

Golaniya writes about attending a memorial service for three Palestinians shot dead by the Lebanese Army during a peaceful demonstration in Baddawi.

Palestine: Immigrating Jews

Palestinian Umm Khalil explains why she isn't impressed with Jews immigrating to Israel here.

Palestine: Palestinians Celebrate Alan Johnston's Release

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...

Arabeyes: The Release of Alan Johnston

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...

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