A Pillar Built on Sand
In response to a recent upsurge in tit for tat strikes between Israel and the Palestinians in Gaza, Israel decided to ratchet up the violence even further by assassinating Hamas’s military chief, Ahmad Jabari. Hamas, which had been playing a minor role in these exchanges and even appears to have been interested in... Read More
Israel’s Convenient War on Gaza
By Richard Lightbown Available at: http://palestinechronicle.com/
Two terror attacks in southern Israel on Thursday 18 August caught the army by surprise despite having received a large number of warnings. The official story is that members of the Popular Resistance Committee in the Gaza Strip entered Egypt through tunnels from the Strip and travelled nearly 200 kilometres... Read More
Who cares in the Middle East what Obama says?
President Obama has shown himself to be weak in his dealings with the Middle East, says Robert Fisk, and the Arab world is turning its back with contempt. Its future will be shaped without American influence
By Robert Fisk Available at: http://www.independent.co.uk/opinion/commentators/fisk/who-cares-in-the-middle-east-what-obama-says-2290761.html
This month, in the Middle East, has seen the unmaking of... Read More
BBC is ‘confusing cause and effect’ in its Israeli coverage
Tim Llewellyn Available at: http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2011/may/23/bbc-israeli-conflict-coverage
British broadcasters’ coverage of the Arab awakening over recent months has been brave and honest. These are difficult and dangerous stories. But the BBC – and in this article I am going to concentrate on the BBC, because it is the broadcaster we are taxed to... Read More
“1.6 billion Muslims and 57 OIC countries. Qatar stands at number one with the highest per capita income in the world $83,841 and Brunei is at number five with per capita income $49,110. 22 OIC member countries are currently classified by the World Bank as Low-income countries and 28 are Middle-income countries (20 lower middle-income and 8 upper middleincome).... Read More
Fatah ‘tipped off’ about Gaza war
Available at: http://english.aljazeera.net/news/middleeast/2010/11/201011301553933160.html
Leaked US diplomatic cable says Israel raised the possibility with Fatah and Egypt about taking control of Gaza Strip.
The leaked cable said that Barak, left, made the comments at a meeting at the US embassy in Tel Aviv [EPA]
A leaked US diplomatic cable has raised the possibility that Fatah, the Palestinian... Read More
Dear My Weblog Readers,
Interesting comments and views by former President of the US, Jimmy Carter about Israel. May Allah free Palestine from the Zionist.
(Note: Do not forget to read his book entitled ‘Palestine, Peace Not Apartheid’.)
Obama’s Bribe: Palestinians Will Be the Losers – Again
By Jonathan Cook – Nazareth. Available at: http://palestinechronicle.com/view_article_details.php?id=16425
Watching the peace process between Israel and the Palestinians drag on year after year without conclusion, it is easy to overlook the enormous changes that have taken place on the ground since the Oslo Accords were signed 17 years ago.
Each has undermined the Palestinians’... Read More
A very inspirational and powerful poem by Lilian Rosengarten. May Allah free Palestine from the zionist.
Palestine, I Hear You – A Poem
By Lillian Rosengarten Available at: http://palestinechronicle.com/view_article_details.php?id=16351
Palestine! You call to me with whispers of pain.
You speak of lost poets, children who cry for lost parents, lost teachers
lost childhoods, dreams torn from their roots, mangled in a desert gone... Read More
A Close Look at the Pro-Israeli Lobbies inside Britain
By Ershad Abubacker Available at: http://www.palestinechronicle.com/view_article_details.php?id=16333
The US is considered by many as the backbone of Israel and the mother of many evils in Middle East. With the presence of various pro-Israeli lobbies and pressure groups rallying around the corridors of power in Washington to press their case, they have been highly... Read More