Archive for January 27, 2006
Some 10% of Palestinian winners in the elections are prisoners in Israeli occupation jails (according to Ash-Sharq Al-Awsat).
Palestinians in `Ayn Al-Hilwa refugee camp in South Lebanon organized their own symbolic “election” voting for the right of return.
Bush’s favorite Palestinian threatens to kill government officials in Palestine: Let me report this since US press is too enamored with Dahlan to report: when Muhammad Dahlan marched with his armed thugs yesterday, he gave a fiery speech in which he threatened to kill anybody who fires an official in the Palestinian bureaucracy. He was [...]
Hummus-hit-the-fan news item: a clash between supporters of `Awn and supporers of Lebanese Forces at AUT campus in Jubayl resulted in injuries yesterday.
This is an opinion page of a Lebanese newspaper, ostensibly.
“Planted Articles May Be Violation: A 2003 Pentagon directive appears to bar a military program that pays Iraqi media to print favorable stories.”
With “sweets and flowers,” again: Walid Jumblat assures the neo-conservatives. “Elle ne sera pas un nouvel Irak.
“Egypt’s Nobel winner asks Islamists to approve book”
Do you notice that Haaretz puts the word occupation between quotation marks?
“women human rights defenders”
“Bolivian President Evo Morales cut his salary in half and ordered no Cabinet minister could collect a higher wage than his own, with the savings used to hire more public school teachers.”
“About 2,000 Fatah protesters gathered outside Mr Abbas’s home in Gaza City to demand his resignation.”
“The Growing Israel Divestment Movement”
“Concern Mounts on Syria As Opposition Gathers” (thanks Fadi)
Sectarian Sedition. Grand (not really) Ayatollah Sistani issued a statement yesterday. I don’t know the occasion for his pontification, but it contains the most narrow and sectarian opinions. He insists on drawing sharp lines between Sunnis and Shi`ites, and takes pride in Western praise for “Shi`ism” as he implies. He also praises Western distinctions between [...]
Tell this to Bush: a Lebanese University public opinion survey reveals that 48% of all Lebanese people are optimistic about the future of their country, while 52% are pessimistic. Also, as far as the most popular leaders are concerned, we are not surprised to learn that there are no national leaders in Lebanon: that each [...]
Call him Dr. Saudi King; or Dr. Guardian of the Two Noble Sanctuaries.
Tunisian newspapers have reported that a high Interior Ministry official who had fled to Europe in recent years, is now accused of working with the Israeli government to facilitate the assassination of PLO leaders in Tunisia in the 1980s and 1990s.
A little girl: shot by Israeli occupation soldiers. This is Zionism.