Archive for November 18, 2008
Right-wing complexes by comrade Khalid
Right-wing complexes by comrade Khalid
“Peru sets potato exhibition” (thanks Maryellen)
“But he has stopped short of supporting Schakowsky and Senator Bernie Sanders’s legislation seeking a ban on using Blackwater and other armed contracting companies in Iraq. One of his top foreign policy advisers told The Nation earlier this year that Obama “can’t rule out [and] won’t rule out” using these companies in Iraq.”
Who says Arab royalty are not talented? “The reclusive singer is alleged to have accepted the huge sum to sing tracks composed by Sheikh Abdullah Bin Hamad Bin Isa Khalifa.” (thanks Ibrahim)
What on earth is “founding director of the Center for Middle East Research, 1992″??
“The applied research institute of Jerusalem (ARIJ) reported that Israel, since the Annapolis conference held in October last year, has embarked on building tens of thousands of settlement units in the West Bank and demolished 90 Palestinian houses at the pretext of illegal construction.”“As Mahmud Darwish had written:“All that you have doneto our people isregistered [...]
“SÃƒÂ¶dertÃƒÂ¤lje, just south of Stockholm, are being subjected to harassment and hate crimes, according to police.” (thanks Ali)
“”Barack Obama had to make a choice between his Jewish supporters and his anti-Israel supporters like Jimmy Carter, and he did not choose Jimmy Carter. And that was an embarrassment for Jimmy Carter and a show of disrespect. And I’m very glad he made that decision. It was a good decision, a wise decision, a [...]
Walid Jumblat is visiting LA. My sources tell me that he is avoiding criticizing Hizbullah this time around. He will then move to DC where he will meet with Cheney and Abrams. He will thank them both for “liberating” Lebanon for him. Yesterday, Jumblat said that “it is certian that Lebanon occupies a special place [...]
Abu Mazen censors this site in Palestine because it aired criticisms of him and Dahalan. (thanks Marcy)
You blame the American occupation and the Shi`ite sectarian militia of Badr for this outrage: “Al Tanf camp for Palestinian refugees from Iraq has to be in the top five of worst situated refugee camps in the world. It violates every principle of proper camp siting. In the no man’s land between Syria and Iraq, [...]
The Prince is angry: “”Piracy is against everybody. Like terrorism it is a disease that has to be eradicated.”” (thanks Jad)
“Saudis label pirates ‘terrorists’ after $100m loss.” Saudi princes will label you a terrorist after a $1 loss.
“Yet this priceless legacy is swiftly being lost. “Years from now, I don’t know what archaeologists will find when they do excavations here,” laments Salah Al-Houdalieh, director of the Archaeology Institute at Al-Quds University in Jerusalem. “They are destroying a cultural heritage that belongs to every Palestinian, to every human being.”” Some Westerners don’t mind [...]
“According to the Iraqi official, one agreement would be related to the withdrawal of US troops from the country and the other one would determine the framework for political, economic and legal cooperation between the two sides.”
“government of Prime Minister Nuri Kamal al-Maliki is systematically dismissing Iraqi oversight officials, who were installed to fight corruption in Iraqi ministries by order of the American occupation administration, which had hoped to bring Western standards of accountability to the notoriously opaque and graft-ridden bureaucracy here.” Who does not love the expression “Western standards of [...]
“Thirty-five rights advocates from Adalah-NY and Brooklyn for Peace rallied Monday evening outside the Marriott Marquis hotel in New York’s Times Square to protest a fundraiser held there by the Brooklyn-based Israeli settlement group the Hebron Fund, the right groups said in a statement.” But James Zogby disagreed. He said that Arabs were wrong in [...]
“Regardless of U.S. policy, regional resistance is likely to persist, frustrating efforts to maintain the status quo or impose a peace that fails to deal with fundamental injustices and inequalities. There have been two Palestinian intifadas (uprisings) against Israeli occupation in the past 20 years, and there are warnings of a third. Israel will find [...]
This just in. James Zogby said that Arab Americans were too hasty in misjudging Bush. He said that Bush really would like to liberate Palestine, if he obtained the support of Arab Americans. In return for his position, Zogby was permitted to have his picture taken with Bush.