Special Coverage: Middle East Peace 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.

Will there ever be peace in the Middle East? Leaders of Israel and Palestine have once again showed up for peace negotiations in the United States at the end of November, but evidence of true progress is lacking.

How are average citizens reacting? What are the people on the ground saying? Over the previous few days, emotions have been running high and bloggers in the Middle East have vented their frustrations, hopes, and first hand experiences on the long, bumpy road towards peace.

We have collected these posts on a Special Coverage page that includes live feeds of what bloggers in the region, from Bahrain to Morocco, are writing about about and their hopes for the future. Emotions range from the cynical to the hopeful, with one common thread linking all those blogging – a concern for tomorrow. The page will include links to Global Voices’ detailed coverage of blogger's reactions too.

This is not all. Reuters is also now carrying our live feeds here, giving bloggers a voice and an input on mainstream media as history is being made.


  • Quote: “Leaders of Israel and Palestine have once again showed up for peace negotiations in the United States at the end of November, but evidence of true progress is lacking.”

    What has been done in the last 50 years? There hasn’t been any serious concrete steps for peace. Status Quo is dangerous for both Israel and Palestine. Maybe permanent solution could be best achieved through the U.N. mediators to decide?

  • Jason Paz

    The leaders speak to their interests, which rarely coincide with those of the rest of us.
    Every official should produce three articles per day the topic his choice.
    Before the month is out, he will begin to tell us what he really thinks. Maybe, he will read his comments section.

  • “In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act.” (G.Orwell)
    I read some of your posts… i find them very interesting.. we write about similar topics… I just would want to place your logo\banner in my Network category, to support us and our words together, in order to create a community of bloggers on our common topics… I hope you find this project important…the kassandra project needs people like you. We have no friends who can tell us something about Palestine in a different way manipulated medias do.
    “All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them.” (Galileo Galilei)

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