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· April, 2008

Stories about Palestine from April, 2008

22 April 2008

What's Carter Doing in the Middle East?

Former US President Jimmy Carter just concluded talks with Palestinian Hamas leaders in Cairo, Egypt. First, it was the turn of the US Presidential elections to snub the visit. Now,...

18 April 2008

AIDS – A Taboo in the Arab World

AIDS, the deadly acquired immune deficiency syndrome, is a taboo word in the Arab world. But the scary word has managed to crop up in many blog posts this week...

15 April 2008

Israel: Teenage Girls Usage of Mobile Phones for Dating

Playing with fire? That is what some Palestinian teenage girls do when they accept mobile phones from boyfriends, and have to hide them away from their parents and families, according...

Syria: 60 years after Deir Yasin

Syria: Carter meeting Mashaal

10 April 2008

Palestine: Deir Yassin, Commemorated 60 Times Over

April 9 marked the massacre of Deir Yassin, where an estimated 100 Palestinians were killed in the early morning hours, by commandos of the Irgun (headed by Menachem Begin) and...

2 April 2008

Arabeyes: April Fool's Day

Pranks were in the air across the Arab world this April Fool's Day. Ranging from an Israeli withdrawal from Palestine, to the sale of Mars to Dubai and the construction...