Stories about Palestine from November, 2007
Ray Hanania performs at the Off the Wall Comedy Club in Palestine and Israel and writes about his experience here.
Is Bush Mr Palestine? Egyptian blogger D B Shobrawy has a different stance.
The Middle East Question has grabbed the international headlines for more than half a century. It is now the turn of the region's netizens to vent off and add their perspectives to events touching their lives and the security and stability of the countries they live in. Read about what the region's most outspoken bloggers have to say in our Middle East Peace 2007 Special Coverage page.
“Annapolis summit ended, but yet, no real changes are to be seen here in Palestine…Is Bush really believes that this illusion summit can solve the occupation problem??” writes Palestinian blogger Asad Al Nimr, from Ramallah.
Daniel Levy, from Israel, shares his thoughts on the results of the Annapolis peace conference here.
When the onset of the Annapolis Peace Conference first arose hopes were high and all were looking forward to meeting at the peace table. Since then complications and controversies have muddied the waters and Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has been in the middle trying to bring all parties back to order. Many if not most Arab leaders had originally refused to attend following the release of contextual details. Egypt's bloggers can help us to understand why.
With leaders and politicians from the Middle East and far afield meeting in Annapolis, US, over brokering a peace deal between Israel and its Arab neighbours, the mood remains somber, skeptical and pessimistic among bloggers from the region.
The Israeli human rights organization Gisha has just issue a fact sheet on Israel’s collective punishment of the Palestinian people in Gaza and the impact of the electricity and fuel cuts, reports Palestinian blogger Haitham Sabbah, who provides a link to the article.
Palestinian blogger Haitham Sabbah posts a video highlighting the plight of Palestinian patients, who cannot seek treatment abroad because of the closure of borders. Medicine supplies are also running out.
There are a lot of grassroots collaborations between Israelis and Palestinians that take place in a variety of arenas, but which get little attention and tend to be marginalized because of the larger political agendas that separate the two groups, writes Matthew in Mideast Youth.
Marcy Newman is in Palestine and writes about her experiences crossing checkpoints and visiting Palestinian villages there.
Palestinian blogger Haitham Sabbah explains the reasons why he might soon disappear from Facebook here.
Israeli blogger David Bogner discusses why it's not possible to make peace with the Palestinians now.
Arabic is the second fastest growing language, writes Palestinian blogger Haitham Sabbah.
Palestinian blogger Haitham Sabbah explains why he is enraged that a Palestinian Folkloric band's performance has been cancelled at an American school.
Aquacool, from Tunisia, posts a picture from Palestine, showing destruction of huge amounts of trees on the road from Jerusalem to Bethlehem.
Palestinian Iman writes about how her five-year-old nephew now thinks she is illiterate.
What are bloggers in the Middle East saying about the latest developments in Pakistan? The reactions range from launching petitions to stop martial law to satire, from advice to lamenting over badly-timed opportunities.
One of the traits of eating FALAFEL is the possibility of getting blacklisted in America or worse accused of being a terrorist, warns Palestinian blogger Haitham Sabbah in this post.
Palestinian blogger Rebellious Arab Girl points us to a new site – iArabs.
Palestinian blogger Umm Khalil sheds light on her country's ‘bitter October harvest’ in this post.