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· October, 2008

Stories about Palestine from October, 2008

Palestinian Football History

Palestinians made their own football history, being the only team - in the words of one blogger - with a stadium but no country. It was a day of national...

Palestine: Nahr el-Bared Update

It's been a year since the first Palestinian refugees were allowed to return to the Nahr al-Bared camp in Lebanon. Palestinian Haitham Sabbah has an update and videos in this...

Palestine: No security

In Gaza, Sameh Habeeb talks to a young girl who witnessed her father and brothers being beaten by Israeli soldiers: “In all cultures the father of the family represents safety...

Palestine: Why are Palestinians Destined to be Occupied?

Palestinian Iman remarks: “Reading Zait o Za3tar’s comment kinda makes me wonder why some (i.e., Palestinians) were destined to be occupied, oppressed, humiliated  …”

Palestine: e-Magazine call for articles

Rebellious Arab Girl, from Palestine, is putting together an e-magazine. Find out how you can contribute here.

Palestine: Shame on Us

Under a post entitled Shame on Us, Palestinian Leila notes: “Until we cleanse these heinous sins, adhere and submit to what we know Islam to be, then we deserve to...

Arabeyes: Mickey Mouse Must Die..or Maybe Not

Mickey Mouse must die, declared a Saudi cleric in a television interview. Or perhaps that is not exactly what he said. Regardless, the interview found its way to television screens...

Jordan: The UN and Israel

Ali, from Jordan, reviews the UN resolutions passed against Israel in this post.

Palestine: The 9/11 Truth Movement and Nobel

“Dr. David Ray Griffin and everyone involved in the 9/11 truth movement have been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. The recipient of the Peace Prize will be announced this...

Israel: Yom Kippur Riots

‘Yesterday marked the beginning of Yom Kippur, or, the Day of Atonement in the Jewish faith. It is a pitiful irony then, that it should end in riots accompanied with...

Palestine: The Jews and Israel

Palestinian Pundit links to a story about a historian who claims that the idea of a Jewish people was “invented” and that “most of today's Jews have no historical connection...

Egypt: Gaza Solidarity Activists Kidnapped, Abused and then Released

While celebrating the 6th of October victory and in alliance with the International Solidarity Movement to break Gaza Siege, activists from different Egyptian civil entities, syndicates, and political parties decided...

Arabeyes: Here Comes the One-Eye Veil

From a veil which covers the face but allows women to show their two eyes, an Islamic scholar from Saudi Arabia is now calling for a veil which shows one...

Palestine: If Animals Could Speak

Iman's Constant Cravings, from Palestine, asks: “If animals could speak.. I wonder what they'll have to say about the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.”

Palestine: Rafah Tunnel Collapse

Palestine Free Voice reports about a tunnel collapse outside Rafah.

Palestine: The Demise of the US Empire

Will, from American Palestinian Kabobfest, lists 10 clues of what he describes as the end of the American Empire.

Palestine: Jerusalem blues

Vika, who lives in Jerusalem, lists the reasons why she is feeling despondent these days, including a recent realisation: “My mood hit rock bottom this month when I realised the...

Palestine: Frequent Words

Palestinian blogger Haitham Sabbah shows his readers the words he frequently uses on his blog.

Palestine: Fatah and Hamas take their fight into schools

August 24 should have seen the start of classes for pupils in Gaza’s government schools, but instead it was the beginning of a week-long strike called by the Fatah-led teachers’...

Palestine: About Sunnis and Shias

Palestinian blogger Haitham Sabbah discusses the Islamic Sunni and Shia sects in this post.

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