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· November, 2007

Stories about Palestine from November, 2007

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Special Coverage: Middle East Peace 2007

  30 November 2007

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.

Palestine: Peace So Far

  29 November 2007

“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.

Egypt: The Annapolis Peace Conference

  29 November 2007

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.

Annapolis: The View from the Middle East

  28 November 2007

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.

Palestine: Impact of Fuel and Electricity Cuts on Gaza

  23 November 2007

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.

Palestine: Patient's Plight

  21 November 2007

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.

Israel/Palestine: A New Understanding

  19 November 2007

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.

Palestine: Trees Destroyed

  9 November 2007

Aquacool, from Tunisia, posts a picture from Palestine, showing destruction of huge amounts of trees on the road from Jerusalem to Bethlehem.

Pakistan: A Middle Eastern Perspective

  8 November 2007

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.

Palestine: Beware of Falafel

  8 November 2007

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.

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