Archive for July 14, 2004
I shall cry in my solitude not to awaken those who are sleeping but to awaken my arrested imagination Mahmud Darwish
THIS IS ZIONISM: UNRWA: Israelis fired on food convoy
Here Abbas comments on the nepotism in the appointments of the new Iraqi ambassadors.
Advocates of War Now Profit From Iraq’s Reconstruction
Arms suppliers scramble into Iraq
Photo student draws attention of authorities
Flaws Cited in Powell’s U.N. Speech on Iraq
British Intelligence Warned Of Attacks in Baghdad
Arab Americans joke about racial profiling, terrorism and the Iraq war. (Maybe I don’t have a sense of humor, but I dont think it is funny unless you think that murder is hilarious).
Two Americas of ‘Fahrenheit’ and ‘Passion’ (Count me in the America of neither)
Remember that great international coalition that Bush assembled? Well: 4 Nations Have Left, 4 More Are Getting Ready to Leave International Force
Sadr’s militia regrouping, rearming
Full text: Exploitation and Abuse of Migrant Workers in Saudi Arabia
Another week without Thomas Friedman’s columns. Celebrate.
Beirut is one of the most expensive cities in the world. (Click on the document under attachments to the left)
Former Iraqi puppet council member Muhammad Bahr Al-`Ulum (an enthusiastic supporter of US war) gave a very revealing interview to the Iraqi magazine Al-Bi’ah (according to a story in yesterday’s Al-Quds Al-`Arabi). In it, he accused the American occupiers of “organized theft” of Iraqi treasures and riches. He accused Paul Bremer of stealnig more than [...]
Happy Bastille Day! “We announce to the world the true principles of our actions. We wish an order of things where all low and cruel passions are enchained by the laws; all beneficent and generous feelings awakened; where distinctions arise only from equality itself; where the citizen is subject to the magistrate; the magistrate to [...]
From a poem by Iraqi poet Mudhaffar An-Nawwab (my translation): If you feed the pidgeons of the world from your heart, you are a terrorist You are bullets..you are bullets Or if you fill your pockets with candy, they get transformed, oh `Abdullah, into bullets Or if you sing to your wife the song of [...]
A Palestinian woman near the ruins of her house after its destruction by Israeli forces.