January '05 Archive
1-31 - Shooting of Palestinian girl threatens fragile ceasefire "The only firing at that time in the Rafah area was from the observation post. It continued for some time. The children were in the yard for afternoon assembly. Teachers tried to get them into the building, but they were too late."
1-31 - Palestinian Girl Killed in Gaza Camp U.N. officials said Norhan Deeb was hit in the head as she and other pupils lined up in the schoolyard for afternoon assembly. A second girl was wounded in the incident
1-31 - Death of Palestinian Girl Threatens Peace
1-31 - Hamas fires mortars at Gaza settlement after killing of schoolgirl
1-31 - PCHR Refutes Israeli Claims on Easing Rrestrictions
1-31 - Film Review: On The Ground ''The facts are right in front of your own eyes,'' Jeff Halper says. ''The refugees can?t have a place of refuge in the Occupied Territories.''
1-31 - Sharon pledges to bring all Ethiopian Jews to Israel by 2007 But Palestinians, many of whom still have the deeds/keys/titles to their seized properties inside Israel, are not allowed to return.
1-31 - Israeli settlers: "Kill, Enslave Non-Jews"
1-31 - Israel 'rethinks' land seizures It was originally enacted to allow the seizure of property of Palestinians who fled to neighbouring Arab countries during Israel's creation in 1948.
1-31 - After such respect, such humiliation A former soccer star from Lod was accused recently of harboring an illegal alien - his wife of four years.
1-31 - Groups Condemn 'Israeli Apartheid Week' The students set up a mock Palestinian refugee camp on campus to show passers-by the conditions in which they say many Palestinians have lived since the 1948 war that followed Israel's creation.
1-31 - EU calls for relaunching Mideast Road Map plan
1-31 - Rice Says Viable Palestinian State Is Key Rice also called on Arab states to stop incitement to violence, but her emphasis was on Israel having to yield territory and "creating conditions in which a new Palestinian state could emerge."
1-31 - Israel orders review of secret land grab policy Hundreds of farmers in Bethlehem have been unable to tend their olive groves and citrus orchards because of the electric fence that cuts through their land
1-31 - Let the Israelis Do It?
1-31 - The Formaldehyde Solution? Condi Rice and the Neocon Plan for the Palestinians It should be remembered that Rice, as a Christian Zionist, disclosed a "deep bond to Israel" back in 2003
1-30 - Palestinian man killed in Gaza Palestinian medical sources said Eid Abu Jreibie from Rafah was shot in his back.
1-30 - Israel to pull out from West Bank towns within days Despite the general air of optimism, there was further bloodshed when a 55-year-old Palestinian was shot dead by Israeli troops in a closed zone by the border between Gaza and Egypt
1-30 - New fence route to be presented ahead of Sharon-Abbas summit The route of the fence in Gush Etzion is expected to upset the PNA because it intends to include 10 settlements and the town of Efrat into an Israeli pocket between the West Bank cities of Bethlehem and Hebron
1-30 - PA: Israel provoking Palestinians The Palestinian Authority has accused Israel of seeking to frustrate Palestinian efforts to achieve a ceasefire ahead of the possible resumption of the Middle East peace process.
1-30 - Report: Israeli Closures Jeopardize Lives of Palestinians
1-30 - Border Police plans to destroy Arab neighborhood in J'lem
1-30 - Palestinians to Take Control of Four Towns
1-30 - Paper: Israel Report Shows Illegal Funds A government-sponsored report shows Israeli settlers at more than 120 unauthorized hilltop outposts in the West Bank have received illegal state funding and services for 10 years, an Israeli newspaper said Sunday.
1-30 - Israelis use barrier and 55-year-old law to quietly seize Palestinians' land
1-30 - Palestinians given control of cities in West Bank Palestinians maintain - and some Israeli officials at least partly acknowledge in private - that one factor behind the collapse of the 51-day truce brokered by Mr Abbas when he was prime minister in 2003 was the continued pursuit and in some cases assassinations of militants
1-30 - World 'must act to balance London peace conference'
1-30 - Abbas meets Putin as Russia returns to Middle East peace talks
1-30 - U.S. Official: Iran Nuclear Aims a Threat Bolton stressed that the United States advocated a Middle East free of nuclear weapons and dismissed the possibility of nuclear threats from Israel.
1-30 - Politics & Policies: A major loss for the PLO
1-30 - Israelis rally against Gaza plan More than 130,000 people have gathered outside the Israeli parliament to protest against plans to withdraw Jewish settlers from the Gaza Strip.
1-30 - Israel tells U.S. it will look into East J'lem land seizure
1-30 - Police launch tax crackdown on Fatah in East J'lem The raids grabbed documents for prosecution for failure to pay taxes or other administrative violations to pressure those people to cease their political activity.
1-30 - Israel considers releasing Palestinian prisoners before Sharon-Abbas summit
1-30 - Palestinian police force boosted by an Ulster veteran The goal of the EU Copps is to improve the effectiveness, efficiency and image of the Palestinian Authority?s 18,600strong police force, two thirds of which is in Gaza.
1-30 - Qatar plans to sell Al Jazeera TV The network also reports passionately about the Palestinian conflict, the report said.
1-30 - A focus on facts ought to dispel mistrust of US Muslims Support for both Palestinians and victims of the US occupation of Iraq is now considered precarious.
1-29 - Palestinian farmer killed by Israeli gunfire in southern Gaza
1-29 - Israeli troops kill Palestinian in Gaza Witnesses said on Saturday the 35-year-old man, who was said by witnesses to be mentally retarded, approached the Israel-Gaza border fence near the town of Khan Younis and was shot by troops on the Israeli side of the border
1-29 - Parents fight to learn why Israeli sniper shot their son Disquiet is mounting among British government officials whose repeated requests for evidence that could determine if Hurndall was shot deliberately have been rejected
1-29 - Abbas continues talks to secure Palestinian ceasefire
1-29 - 20 wounded in shootout at Hamas political rally in Gaza refugee camp
1-29 - Talks plan key Middle East summit Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon and Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas will hold their first discussions since Mr Abbas' election last month
1-29 - Palestinians ready to take over security from Israelis
1-29 - Protest against the Wall south of Hebron
1-29 - Crewman recalls attack on USS Liberty
1-29 - Examiner ad demonizes Palestinian children UPDATE
1-29 - Palestinians: Rice to Visit in February
1-29 - Egypt Court Dismisses Warcrimes Case Against Sharon More info on execution of Egyptian POW's by Israel can be found here
1-29 - Palestinian police to train in Egypt
1-29 - Peace optimism breaks out in Gaza refugee camp devastated by violence with Israel Peace optimism breaks out in Gaza refugee camp devastated by violence with Israel
1-29 - Palestine's "forgotten" refugees cling to fading hope they can go back home "If they offered to fill my house with money I would refuse Lebanese citizenship. I would rather live in my homeland in a tent than live here in a castle."
1-29 - Government will be able to sell Palestinian property in E. J'lem This means it will be possible to build Jewish neighborhoods on Palestinian lands in East Jerusalem
1-29 - CIA set to oversee the PA-Israel security cooperation
1-29 - Peres urges EU to build PA economy "It will be very wise if the EU ... helps build industrial centers in the West Bank and Gaza," after Israel destroyed Palestinian infrastructure
1-29 - Israel to re-open closed crossings: Palestinian sources
1-29 - Middle East leaders face tough issues So far Mr Sharon has said Israel will respond to quiet with quiet, but will not be bound by a formal agreement.
1-29 - Watchdog urges patience over Iran
1-29 - White House Dismisses Hamas Vote Gains
1-29 - What "Peace" Really Means to Israelis If a day comes, and I hope it does, when Israelis decide to stop living in denial, they will have to realise that real peace will only come through justice.
1-29 - Clarity Media Group pulls ad of Palestinian girl
1-29 - Church leader backs divestment
1-28 - Israelis Halt Military Activity in Gaza
1-28 - Gaza Pullout Must Be Tied to Peace - Palestinians
1-28 - Gaza 'to stay under Israeli rule' "The restrictions on freedom of movement imposed by the Israeli authorities on Palestinians resemble the notorious 'pass laws' of apartheid South Africa,"
1-28 - Palestinian police deployed in Gaza; Israeli army halts military activity there
1-28 - Sanctions against the Israeli occupation - it's time
1-28 - Russia not ruling out Syria deal He stressed that Syria needed missiles only to protect itself from Israeli air raids.
1-28 - JNF, treasury seek formula for continued Jews-only land sales
1-28 - Shimon Peres says Mideast peace "magic" back on the mountain
1-28 - Rice to Visit Middle East, Signals U.S. Push for Peace
1-28 - U.S. Warns EU Firms to Stay Away from Iran-Diplomats
1-28 - Peres, Fayad agree on need to upgrade fence crossings Peres told Fayad that Israel has reached understandings with the World Bank, which will provide financial assistance for the program
1-28 - Putin says missile deal with Syria still under discussion
1-28 - Israel-Russian Relations Turn Sour
1-28 - Militants seek gains in Gaza vote
1-28 - Palestinians march in Gaza to celebrate Hamas victory
1-28 - Feith Resigns Under Pressure of Investigations
1-28 - US politician hopes to speed building of third temple
1-28 - Losing Feith "I think they decided to get rid him of long ago but were afraid that doing so would have been seen as a tacit admission that Bush screwed up in Iraq,"
1-28 - Ancient Woes Resurfacing As Dean Eyes Top Dem Post "He's just flat-out wrong on foreign policy," Baer said. "The pro-Israel community would be very worried if Dean became DNC chair and the Republicans would exploit it."
1-27 - Three Palestinians die, 15 arrested
1-27 - Gaza residents welcome rare calm, wish it would stay "We don't hate the Jews. We hate them as occupiers,"
1-27 - Middle East peace breakthrough imminent Prime Minister Ariel Sharon says Israel may be about to make a historic breakthrough in relations with the Palestinians
1-27 - Israeli army continue attacks on Palestinians
1-27 - Israel agrees 'in principle' to withdrawal of forces
1-27 - Abbas stresses need for swift ceasefire
1-27 - Palestinian Authority Issues Weapons Ban
1-27 - Hamas: Israel deceives Palestinians
1-27 - Albright: Palestinians Can't Expect More Than in 2000
1-27 - Israel's increasing reliance on the "anti-Semitism" defense
1-27 - Sharon says Israel to implement roadmap if attacks stop
1-27 - Sharon praises Palestinian leader
1-27 - Israel Warns of Iran's Nuclear Program
1-27 - 'Palestinian corpse used for IDF anatomy lesson'
1-27 - Special Rapporteur: Israel will remain occupier after disengagement
1-27 - Israeli Official Rules on Land Sales However, Mazuz also said that in any case where a non-Jew buys JNF land, the government would compensate the organization with state-owned tracts "so as not to harm the goals of the JNF ... to settle Jews on its land."
1-27 - Syrian lottery proceeds going to Palestinian insurgents western diplomats said.
1-27 - Israel works to get Hezbollah on EU's list of terror groups Instead of complaining about Hezbollah activities along the northern border, and about the rockets threatening the Galilee, Israeli representatives are highlighting the threat Hezbollah poses to the fledgling Palestinian leader.
1-27 - Chemical powder mailed to Arafat's widow A security official said that the envelope was delivered to Raymonda Tawil at her home in the West Bank town of Ramallah earlier this week and had apparently been posted from India.
1-27 - Rightist MK: Fire AG for letting non-Jews buy JNF land
1-27 - Ottawa sued for Jerusalem policy "Inscriptions such as 'Jerusalem, Israel' would be contrary to Canada's Middle East policy and to our policy regarding recognition as well as our obligations under international law."
1-27 - Palestine ghost haunts UN Commemoration of Camp Liberation
1-27 - Rachel Corrie Rebuilding Campaign in Gaza nominated in GlobalGiving.com competition
1-27 - "Peace, Propaganda and the Promised Land"
1-27 - Syria-Russia Relations Important to Both
1-27 - Pipes appearance sparks debate Muslim students expressed concern about Pipes' speech, which is sponsored by Chabad, the Dartmouth Israel Public Awareness Committee
1-27 - Daniel Barenboim at Columbia University New York Barenboim was giving the inaugural Edward Said Memorial Lecture, named in honour of his friend, the writer, critic and Palestinian advocate who died in 2003
1-26 - Israeli troops kill Gaza girl
1-26 - At least one militant shot dead in northern West Bank
1-26 - Palestinians slam Hansen's dismissal
1-26 - How Palestinian property was seized Like the measures taken by the German government in the '30s, Israel's theft of Palestinian property in East Jerusalem occurred within the law, and provoked no outrage from Israelis - either from the right, or from Sharon's new Labor partners.
1-26 - Jewish settlers vandalise Israeli, Palestinian police cars
1-26 - Mid-East talks raise peace hopes "It is very strange that settlers suffering from the shooting are trying to torpedo this process"
1-26 - Dr. Moorer continues late brother's crusade Dr. W. D. Moorer is continuing his late brother's crusade to fully reveal the betrayal behind the Israeli attack June 8, 1967, on a U.S. ship.
1-26 - Iran vows 'astonishing' response to any US, Israeli attack
1-26 - From 2004: Four Day War The Iran/Israel conflagration, a history.
1-26 - Holocaust taught Israel need to protect itself: Sharon Sharon angrily denounced people who he said sought to compare Israel's "legitimate self-defence against Palestinian terrorists" with the Nazis' treatment of the Jews.
1-26 - Israel refuses to rule out attack on Iran Asked what Israel would do if diplomatic channels failed, Mr Mofaz went on: "The US is a strong power that can stop any kind of nuclear programme, especially in the hands of an extreme regime."
1-26 - Israel warned over impending health disaster in Gaza
1-26 - Iran rejects Mossad nuclear claim
1-26 - Israeli envoy: U.S. will help finance pullout
1-26 - USAF playing cat and mouse game over Iran The U.S. Air Force is playing a dangerous game of cat and mouse with Iran's ayatollahs, flying American combat aircraft into Iranian airspace in an attempt to lure Tehran into turning on air defense radars
1-26 - We must rely on ourselves, says Sharon "Legitimate steps of self-defence which Israel takes in its war against Palestinian terror - actions which any sovereign state is obligated to undertake to ensure the security of its citizens - are presented by those who hate Israel as aggressive, Nazi-like steps." Self defense, or Nazi-like - you decide
1-26 - Is Russia rebuilding its Mideast role? Experts not sure, but deals with Iran and Syria have alarmed Israel.
1-26 - After Israeli boycott, Columbia U. cancels meet on Mideast The conference was postponed due to heavy pressure by Jewish groups
1-26 - Pentagon's No. 3 Man, Doug Feith, Resigns
1-26 - Israeli kleptocracy endangers every American
1-25 - Body of Palestinian recovered after being shot near Gaza settlement The body of a Palestinian teenager who had been shot dead by Israeli troops was recovered on the outskirts of Gaza City
1-25 - A Palestinian Civilian from Hebron Dies of Wounds
1-25 - Resumption of barrier sparks first row with Israel since Abbas election The body of a Palestinian teenager, whose identity was not immediately known, was retrieved by medics on Tuesday after the youth was shot overnight near the settlement of Netzarim. The Israeli military said troops had opened fire after he was spotted in a closed military zone
1-25 - Hamas considers conditional truce
1-25 - Rights Group Calls on Israel to Reject Plan to Demolish Gaza Homes "Instead of employing methods to detect and destroy tunnels like those used along the Korean DMZ (demilitarized zone), the Israeli military is using smuggling as a pretext to demolish more Palestinian homes along the Rafah border,"
1-25 - Israel agrees to Palestinian security deployment in southern Gaza
1-25 - Palestinian forces prevent mortar attack on Israel Following a heated argument with the militants, the forces confiscated the weapons and the cell left
1-25 - Officials: Israel Ends Targeted Killings Israel has stopped targeting Palestinian militants for death, according to Israeli security officials, fulfilling a key Palestinian demand for a truce to end four years of violence.
1-25 - Israel blames British media for rise in anti-Semitic crimes "The British media has portrayed Israel in a very unfair light,"
1-25 - Syria, Russia to restore Soviet-era ties Despite official denials, Russian commentators Tuesday said that the sale of Igla missiles and Iskanker-E next-generation missiles capable of striking Israel had been in the pipeline but had been shelved after Israeli and US protests.
1-25 - Israel ready to expel BBC reporter
1-25 - Palestinians raze illegal shacks "We are now beginning a new era in which law must be respected and all government lands returned,"
1-25 - Knesset panel to urge boosting settler compensation
1-25 - Israeli barrier move sparks anger The attorney general approved the work near Ariel settlement on Monday, four months after a court order halted it.
1-25 - Abbas orders demolition of illegal buildings Orders to remove such buildings had been ignored in the last years of Yasser Arafat in which militants, many linked to lawless elements of security services, took over the streets
1-25 - Israel considers Gaza-West Bank train Israel is weighing a proposal to link the Gaza Strip and West Bank by a train that would allow Palestinians to travel between the territories without posing a security threat
1-25 - Examiner ad demonizes Palestinian children http://electronicintifada.net/v2/article3559.shtml
1-25 - Calder awarded for Mid-East service
1-25 - The rise of Israel's pious warriors Yossi Hazan, a 34-year-old rabbi and reserve paratrooper, says he instructs pupils at Beit Yatir because instilling an appreciation of the biblical land and Torah helps make better soldiers.
1-25 - Israel says Egypt, Syria, Saudia Arabia have nuclear programs
1-25 - Closing the Neocon Circle George W. Bush has unveiled a new vision for U.S. foreign policy. His inspiration: Israel?s Natan Sharansky
1-25 - Deconstructing the WJC campaign for a UN resolution on anti-Semitism In this perspective, criticism of the Israeli government's occupation policies is seen as an attack against the state, which translates into an attack against Zionism, which in turn translates into an attack against all Jews rooted in timeless anti-Semitism - and thus lends support to the objectives of radical Islam
1-25 - Syrian leader defiant on missiles
1-24 - Handicapped Teenager Killed by Israeli Gunfire
1-24 - Palestinians agree on cool-off period
1-24 - No need for Israel to respond to any Palestinian truce: Netanyahu
1-24 - Israeli bulldozers resume work on West Bank barrier section near Ariel Eshtieh warned construction of the Ariel section would confiscate some 170,000 dunams of land (17,000 hectares or 42,000 acres) of land belonging to Salfit and 19 other villages in the area.
1-24 - Palestinian factions fuel optimism of agreement on ceasefire Radical Islamist groups said they had narrowed their differences with Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas over his calls for a ceasefire but insisted Israel must reciprocate.
1-24 - Mossad warning over nuclear Iran Iran could build a nuclear bomb in less than three years, the head of Israel's Mossad intelligence agency has warned.
1-24 - IDF reviving psychological warfare unit
1-24 - E. J'lemites will need permits to visit Ramallah
1-24 - Iran rules out US talks as Israel warns on nuclear plan
1-24 - Israel warns of resurging anti-Semitism Meanwhile, back in Israeli-occupied territory - Israel Seizes Tracts of Land in Jerusalem
1-24 - US envoy to meet Abbas for truce talks on ceasefire
1-24 - Putin promises Israel not to sell missiles to Syria
1-24 - Rising anti-semitism blamed on UK media
1-24 - Exporting Democracy - or Terrorism? the Bushies are doggedly sticking to their vision of a Middle East "democratic" transformation - and Iran is the biggest, most important, and most immediate target in their sights.
1-24 - Israeli Arab birthrate drops, first time in years
1-24 - Stop subsidizing occupation Israeli officials are planning to ask the United States to pay nearly $200 million for new checkpoints in occupied Palestinian territories, according to news service reports quoting U.S. officials. This aid would be on top of the nearly $3 billion the Uni
1-24 - Analysis: U.S.-U.K. differences deepen Blair is trying to reassure the rebellious left wing of the party that Britain will not be dragged into any more armed interventions by the Bush administration
1-24 - "In No Way a Coincidence", or "Mediated Biases of Child Homicide" The fact that Israel purposively and calculatedly kills Palestinian children through intentional sniper fire with head, neck and heart shots is not, and never will be, the subject of a "48 Hours" "news special".
1-24 - Archbishop expresses solidarity with Palestinian Christians
1-24 - Syrian leader arrives in Moscow The US state department has warned that Russia could face sanctions if any sale of military equipment to Syria goes ahead
1-23 - Israel Seizes Tracts of Land in Jerusalem
1-23 - Palestinian militants to suspend attacks on Israeli targets Mahmoud Abbas, the Palestinian President, is expected to leave Gaza today to start mobilising high-level international support for the initiative
1-23 - Palestinian Police Guard Gaza Checkpoints
1-23 - Dead Palestinian's Family Sue Israel Army The family of a 13-year-old Palestinian girl shot repeatedly by an Israeli soldier and an officer has sued the military over her killing which provoked broad international criticism, a lawyer said Sunday.
1-23 - Islamists halt attacks on Israel Abbas seeks pledge from Sharon to win lasting ceasefire
1-23 - Sharon aide sees no final peace accord with Abbas
1-23 - Settlement teen arrested for running over sheep A 16-year-old from the settlement of Kedumim was arrested Sunday for running over and killing a sheep which belonged to a Palestinian shepherd.
1-23 - Abbas accuses Israel of obstructing redeployment of security forces
1-23 - In Gaza, more on both sides want the killing to stop Ghaban said he cannot imagine that the Israeli soldiers did not see that there were many children and other noncombatants in the area.
1-23 - Government report on '04: Anti-Semitic incidents up in UK, Russia The report cited "years of hostile reporting and commentary in the British press" as a central cause for the steep rise in anti-Semitic incidents, in apparent reference to coverage of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
1-23 - The 'demographic scarecrow' Caution must be used in annexing blocs of settlements, which may bring large Palestinian groups with them; on the other hand, annexation must be done on the basis of land exchange for territories with large Israeli Arab populations
1-23 - EU foreign policy chief lauds Palestinian 'maturity' post-Arafat
1-23 - Sharon repeats threat of military action in Gaza to halt attacks
1-23 - Israeli trench bid: security vs. homes
1-23 - Straw flies to US for talks on Iran
1-23 - Arab terror camps under IDF?s nose in Gaza
1-23 - Palestinian immigrant who built Orlando tourist business dies
1-23 - Iran Says U.S. Attack Would Be 'Blunder' Secretary of State nominee Condoleezza Rice made clear during her confirmation hearings last week that American differences with Iran go well beyond its nuclear program, saying it was "really hard to find common ground with a government that thinks Israel should be extinguished."
1-23 - An Israeli Fanatic Is 'Bush's Brain'
1-23 - US military options in Iran not good: analysts
1-22 - Gaza militants reject unilateral truce with Israel Near the Palestinian town of Qalqilya, Israeli troops shot dead a Palestinian who tried to cut Israel's West Bank barrier, medics said. Military sources said he ignored repeated calls to stop. Witnesses said he was mentally ill.
1-22 - Hope for Middle East talks as US steps in For the third successive day the factions refrained from launching attacks.
1-22 - US praises Palestinian security effort
1-22 - Palestinian groups ready for truce with Israel
1-22 - Homes of Israeli Settlers Pose a New Set of Anxieties
1-22 - Syria's Assad in Russia amid missile sales storm "What is possible is that we may sell them some air defense systems -- but even that will create a lot of noise both in Israel and the United States."
1-22 - Israel to U.S.: Step up pressure on Syria to aid Abbas Israel will, however, oppose any attempt to view the initial steps against terror taken by Abbas last week as fulfillment of the PA's obligations under the first stage of the road map peace plan and as justification for skipping straight to final-status negotiations
1-22 - Action Alert: Help ISM Activist Brian Avery Attend his Hearing Brian
was wearing a high visibility medic vest with his hands in the air,
clearly indicating he was an unarmed international when an APC
approached at under 30kmph and without warning open heavy fire from
a range of just tens of meters.
1-22 - Beilin: Gov't decision on Eest J'lem property is undemocratic
1-22 - Will Palestinians face more barriers?
1-22 - Suad Amiry?s Book on Life in Palestine under Occupation Exposes Israeli Crazy-Makers
1-22 - Hebrew language is besieged by imports
1-22 - Famous wall to get palestine flag mural Free Derry Corner is set to have its historical black and white front painted in the colours of the Palestinian flag, it emerged today.
1-22 - Arab events draw ire B'Nai Brith: It's almost 'hate fest' Free speech vital, says U of T official
1-22 - Britain outlines case against attack on Iran: report The Sunday Times said the message that the British government wants no part in another war in the Middle East will be reinforced by Prime Minister Tony Blair when he meets Bush in Brussels next month
1-22 - Bush Plugs the Window-Dressing, Cheney the Nitty-Gritty Undersecretary of Defence Douglas Feith, whose Middle East views accord closely with Israel's extreme right and whose office is widely blamed for corrupting the intelligence process leading up to the Iraq war, has been working with Israeli planners and consultants on a target list.
1-22 - Mideast peace dependent on children, priest believes
1-22 - I am a Palestinian - American teenager
1-22 - Electronic Iran An announcement from the people who brought you the award-winning publications The Electronic Intifada and Electronic Iraq. Hopefully, we won't have to bring you...http://electronicIran.net
1-21 - Palestinians face crucial Gaza test There have been no rocket attacks for two days now - the longest period of calm in Gaza for many months.
1-21 - Abbas offers Hamas deal to end violence
1-21 - Abbas 'within reach' of new Hamas ceasefire deal Israel agreed this week not to shoot at security personnel patrolling the border area
1-21 - Armed Palestinian forces patrol northern Gaza to prevent attacks
1-21 - In an orange grove, new seeds of hope Ahmed Ismail Zanin, who?s raising hundreds of orange tree seedlings to replace trees uprooted by Israeli bulldozers, will welcome Palestinian security squads.
1-21 - Tensions High on Lebanon, Israel Border The secretary-general said he was also troubled by the Israeli military's "disregard" for the safety and security of the unarmed U.N. observers
1-21 - Israel in the Iran fray, too The specifics of such a scenario are not important because Israel will do everything in its power, including preemptive attacks, to make sure that no Middle Eastern country ever develops nuclear weapons
1-21 - U.S. Adds Israel to the Iran Equation
1-21 - Israel on a state of alert and threatens to strike
1-21 - Outside View: Help Abbas succeed
1-21 - A Voice for Peace This editorial may well result in angry calls and letters.
1-21 - Moderate and Liberal Christians Urge Bush to Push for Middle East Peace
1-21 - Christian Leaders Say Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Has Become Threat to U.S., Appeal to President Bush for Peacemaking Leadership "Will Palestinians finally be free? Will Israelis be secure at last? As people of faith and hope, we say yes."
1-21 - U.S. personnel to learn Israeli techniques The program is sponsored by the Anti-Defamation League (ADL).
1-21 - US, Washington Post urges Bush to stop Mubarak?s fifth term
1-21 - Russia slams U.S. for accusing Syria of terror ties
1-20 - Boy with toy gun shot by Israelis
1-20 - Palestinian boy shot dead while walking with family in Rafah
1-20 - Palestinian missile hits Israeli vehicle
1-20 - Palestinian force to run Gaza towns after deal with Israel
1-20 - Unrwa head to go against his will The US was the only member of the advisory board opposing Mr Hansen's reappointment, a UN official told Reuters
1-20 - Palestinians offer plans to halt attacks on Israel
1-20 - Israel plans big Jerusalem land grab
1-20 - Israel allows more Palestinians to work in E. Jerusalem
1-20 - Israeli banks hold NIS 1b. of Holocaust victims "There wasn't a deliberate system of concealing funds, but there was without a doubt negligence in keeping the documents, foot dragging, obtuseness and ignoring the heirs,"
1-20 - Home is where the heart is
1-20 - Police balk at stopping Gaza terror
1-20 - Cheney says Iran tops US trouble spot list "..the Israelis might well decide to act first, and let the rest of the world worry about cleaning up the diplomatic mess afterwards," Cheney said.
1-20 - Peace requires action on Iran and Syria too Says neocon Senator.
1-20 - Sharon tells Putin: Israel opposes Syrian missile deal
1-20 - Israel approves military operation against Hezbollah
1-20 - Russia wants comprehensive approach to Middle East settlement
1-20 - Palestine exhibition draws complaint "The balance of it is propaganda and people have to draw their own conclusions from it and it's probably not a role that the museum should be playing."
1-20 - Exhibit, lectures fit WSU's mission the Ulrich Museum has scheduled a two-part lecture series on the historical backdrop that frames Jacir's work
1-20 - Zarqawi says Israeli, Jordanian troops involved in Fallujah assault
1-20 - Iran prepared to defend interests if US attacks The warning comes after US President George W Bush refused to rule out the option of military strikes on Iran and US Vice President Dick Cheney identified Iran as being at the top of the administration's list of world trouble spots.
1-19 - Israeli troops kill two Palestinians after grenade thrown near Gaza border
1-19 - Three Israeli soldiers wounded in Hamas ambush in northern Gaza
1-19 - Israel allows Palestinian talks Security officials from the two sides met later at a checkpoint between northern Gaza and Israel
1-19 - Palestinians to deploy forces to halt attacks
1-19 - Israel renews contacts with Palestinians, gives green light to Gaza invasion
1-19 - Gov't decision strips Palestinians of their East J'lem property
1-19 - Bush forces UN refugee chief to go Israeli pressure backed by conservative and Jewish groups in US stops reappointment of controversial head of relief agency
1-19 - Rival leaders Abbas and Sharon both in the line of fire
1-19 - Unemployment surging among Palestinians
1-19 - Gaza watches and waits as Abbas tries to end violence "We cannot reach certain areas near the border because the Israelis fire on us. If we receive guarantees from our leadership that the Israelis won't fire at us then I will be out there doing the job minutes afterwards."
1-19 - Abbas fires dozens of Arafat advisers
1-19 - Sixth Palestinian dies at Rafah crossing
1-19 - Faking it The discovery that ancient artefacts sacred to Jewish history are forgeries has sent shockwaves through the museum world. But was the gang behind the scam only interested in cash, or did they have other motives? Rachel Shabi investigates
1-19 - US warns Syria of long-term wrath
1-19 - The Threat of Peace After Arafat Such a leader exposes Israel's rejectionism, and there lies the great danger of Abu Mazen.
1-19 - Iraqi Boy Fitted with Artificial Legs Majid was brought to the United States for free medical care by the Palestine Children's Relief Fund. He was fitted for artificial legs at Yanke Bionics, which used some parts from a European manufacturer.
1-18 - Suicide bomb in Gush Katif kills Shin Bet officer
1-18 - Suicide bomber strikes as Abbas visits Gaza
1-18 - Israeli Troops Wound a Teen Boy in Deir Elbalah
1-18 - Abbas tells security forces to prevent attacks against Israel
1-18 - Departing UN Commissioner for Palestine Decries Conditions in Gaza as Horrendous
1-18 - Palestinian militants to halt attacks in Israel A leader of a militant group belonging to Mahmoud Abbas's Fatah faction has pledged to halt attacks inside Israel
1-18 - Rabbis bar Jews from holy site Israeli security officials have expressed fears in recent months that Jewish extremists might try to attack the compound
1-18 - Rice hails Mid-East 'opportunity' Ms Rice did not mention the international peace plan known as the roadmap in her opening remarks.
1-18 - Poll: Most Palestinians ready for deal without refugees
1-18 - Palestinians warm to two-state solution
1-18 - Bush Won't Rule Out Action Against Iran Over Nukes
1-18 - Abbas denies decision to stop violence made under pressure The moves are aimed at stripping Israel of excuses to launch operations against the Palestinians, Abbas said.
1-18 - Palestinians Security Glance
1-18 - Iran: We will strike the U.S. back
1-18 - Now US ponders attack on Iran
1-18 - East Jerusalem's Chehade Brothers Nominated for Music Award
1-18 - The New American Militarism The greatest threat to the U.S. is not terrorists but the neoconservative belief, to which President Bush is firmly committed, that American security and well-being depend on U.S. global hegemony and impressing U.S. values on the rest of the world
1-17 - Israeli troops kill two Gaza gunmen in clash
1-17 - Rafah crossing closure takes tragic toll At least seven Palestinian refugees stranded at the Egypt-Rafah border crossing closed by Israel for the past six weeks have succumbed to various illnesses.
1-17 - Israeli Military destroys Twelve Structures in Walaja
1-17 - Abbas orders Palestinian security services to stop attacks on Israel
1-17 - Abbas orders militant clampdown Israeli forces have killed about 20 Palestinians - including a number of civilians - during raids since Mr Abbas was elected as Palestinian Authority president on 9 January
1-17 - Israeli jet raids southern Lebanon
1-17 - Israel to isolate Jerusalem from the West Bank
1-17 - Hamas Rebuffs Abbas Call to Halt Attacks
1-17 - Israel Holds Off on Action in Gaza Strip
1-17 - AL condemns Sharon's operation order
1-17 - Extremists resorting to scare tactics against disengagement
1-17 - Competing visions of Mideast peace face Abbas, Sharon "Sharon does not want a partner because he knows what a partner means: giving up the West Bank."
1-17 - Arabs say Israel seeks to make Abbas second Arafat
1-17 - Abbas tells security forces to prevent attacks against Israel "We will not conduct the war like the Americans did in Falluja, for example. Not because we are not a superpower, but because it contradicts our world view, and, justifiably, a great debate will ensue if we do so. But if we warn the population of what may happen, maybe they will understand this language," said Mr Boim
1-17 - Head of UN Palestinian refugee agency stepping down
1-17 - Witness: I might have been able to prevent Gaza girl's death
1-17 - Schroeder says bigger US role key for Mideast peace
1-17 - ISM Update: American Activist Sentenced
1-17 - Palestinians no novices at democracy
1-17 - US special forces in Iran for possible air strikes: report
1-17 - Israelis of Iraqi origin can vote in elections for Baghdad parliament
1-16 - Israel tank fire kills mother and son in southern Gaza
1-16 - Statement from CARE President Peter Bell A complete curfew has been imposed on people living in Ramallah and we are very concerned that their supplies of water and food will soon be depleted.
1-16 - Growing concerns humanitarian consequences Israeli closure Gaza Strip
1-16 - PLO calls for end to to attacks which 'harm national interest'
1-16 - Sharon gives military free rein against militants
1-16 - 'Furious' Abbas to meet Hamas after attack
1-16 - Israel hints at new assassinations in Gaza
1-16 - From 2002: Israel sees opportunity in possible US strike on Iraq "The more aggressive the attack is, the more it will help Israel against the Palestinians. The understanding would be that what is good to do in Iraq, is also good for here," said Ezra
1-16 - Japan presses Israel to stop arms sales in Far East
1-16 - Report: U.S. Conducting Secret Missions Inside Iran
1-16 - Israel's moat The proposed moat should not be used as an excuse to demolish people's human rights in Rafah.
1-16 - Egypt urges Israel to negotiate
1-16 - Interior Min. seeks to extend controversial citizenship legislation The government is planning to continue to prohibit Palestinians who are married to Israelis from becoming Israeli citizens
1-16 - U.S. Official Urges Abbas to Rein in Militants
1-16 - Israel seeks Egypts pressure over the Palestinians
1-16 - Jihad calls for conditioned ceasefire "In case Israel stops its aggression against our people, then we will be ready to discuss the question of ceasefire,"
1-16 - U.S. Jewish officials stay silent on call for Kofi Annan's ouster the pressures on Annan to clean house appear to have strengthened the Jewish groups in their separate campaign for the dismissal of several senior UN aides deemed hostile to Israel.
1-16 - Bombed Out Bus Draws Angry Crowd In Berkeley
1-16 - Emails from the edge
1-16 - In Catch 22 Ruling, Israeli Judge Silences Jewish American Activist
1-16 - Laughing matters Obeidallah, a Palestinian-Sicilian Catholic who grew up in Paramus and Lodi, says working within mainstream culture could help improve a tainted public image
1-16 - Controversial photo exhibit opens Thursday The exhibit has sparked outrage in Wichita's Jewish community.
1-15 - Six Palestinians killed in Gaza Strip
1-15 - Palestinian police officer killed by Israeli soldiers in Gaza
1-15 - Eight Palestinians reportedly killed
1-15 - Palestinian militants continue shelling Jewish settlements in Gaza
1-15 - Newly Sworn-In Abbas Already Faces Crises Near the Gaza-Egypt border, an Israeli tank fired shells and machine guns, killing two Palestinians and wounding 10. Among the injured were four children under the age of 16, two of them in critical condition, hospital officials said.
1-15 - Israelis must learn to share land with Palestinians: Abbas
1-15 - Abbas Takes Office After Israel Cuts Ties
1-15 - Palestinian mothers speak about surviving the siege of Nablus
1-15 - Egypt Criticizes Israel Over Abbas
1-15 - Israel 'disappointed' by Abbas speech Israel said it was "disappointed" by new Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas on Saturday, accusing him of failing to clearly denounce "terrorism" during his swearing-in ceremony
1-15 - Palestinians want a just peace, say churches
1-15 - Palestinian vote officials resign, allege cheating
1-15 - African Israelis / Ethiopians reject Israeli society, as it has rejected them
1-15 - Foreign Min. forms unit to fight anti-Semitism The new department will cooperate with Jewish and Christian groups in the U.S., to fight the growing anti-Israel sentiments in mainstream Protestant churches
1-15 - Japanese FM condemns new attack at Gaza crossing
1-15 - Sheffield doctor and her toddler son are trapped in the Gaza Strip
1-15 - Palestinians injured in prison fire
1-15 - Palestinian documentary faces barriers When the Tuscan Cafe in Warwick agreed to show the documentary on behalf of the Orange County Peace and Justice Coalition, voices of protest followed
1-15 - Arab Intellectual Hisham Sharabi, 77, Dies For the past four decades, Dr. Sharabi championed the cause of Palestinians and consistently advocated for women's rights in the Arab world
1-15 - Commentary: Mideast loony tunes Rabbi Yitzhak Ginsburg says he knows in the near future the Land of Israel is about to expand.
1-15 - Bellevue students forge ties with Mideast schools
1-15 - Neo-Conservatives at Sea But the biggest blow to their unity and sense of purpose to date has been the deep split that has developed within their ranks following the death of Palestinian leader and "arch-fiend", Yassir Arafat
1-15 - US Should Help Stop Land Grabs
1-14 - Israel seals off Gaza Strip ABBAS CONDEMNS KARNI ATTACK, ISRAELI RAIDS
1-14 - Israel breaks contact with Abbas
1-14 - EU urges restraint after deadly Gaza attack
1-14 - Former US Congressmen Say Israeli Apartheid Wall Founded to Rob Palestinian Lands
1-14 - The struggle to keep the faith in Bethlehem In the last century they were 90 per cent of the population. But since the Israeli occupation, and especially after the start of the first Palestinian intifada, they have been leaving.
1-14 - What's behind Karni crossing suicide attack It seems that whenever hopes for Mideast peace run high, something will happen, either on the Israeli or the Palestinian side, to destroy the hard-earned progress.
1-14 - Israeli High Court Freezes Building of Separation Wall near J'lem
1-14 - 50 South African families to settle in Israeli city Na'eem Jeena of the Palestinian Solidarity Movement, said he was concerned that South African Jews were being encouraged to settle in the annexed territory.
1-14 - L.B. officials to study Israel's antiterrorism efforts A private donor is paying for the trip, which Batts estimated to cost $3,000 per person. He declined to identify the donor
1-14 - Town spotlights divide over wall, exemplifies Mideast conflict
1-14 - Italian cartoonist dropped after Israel furore
1-14 - Human Rights Apply Even To Palestinians The Universal Declaration of Human Rights applies to all people
1-14 - Russia denies Syria missile plan
1-14 - Palestinians' road to democracy
1-14 - Palestinian-American thinker dies
1-14 - Exhibit of Bombed Bus Draws Opposition
1-14 - Freedom fighters
1-14 - An insight on Christmas in conflict
1-14 - How and why did seven young people die? The complaints from the pro-Israeli side came predominantly, but not entirely, from the HonestReporting.com lobby
1-14 - FBI whistleblower 'vindicated' over intelligence services failings and informed them that an interpreter with a relative at a foreign embassy might have compromised national security by blocking translations in some cases and notifying some targets about US surveillance of them
1-13 - Palestinian killed taking pregnant woman to hospital The source says troops opened fire but the shots were fired into open fields and not at the vehicle itself, which subsequently crashed... However, Mahmud al-Asali, director of the Beith Lahiya hospital, says Mr Hassuna died of fatal gunshot injuries
1-13 - Palestinian shot dead in Gaza while driving pregnant wife to hospital
1-13 - Five Israelis Die in Gaza Suicide Bombing Just hours earlier, the top Hamas official in the West Bank, Sheik Hassan Yousef, told the AP that Hamas is open to a truce with Israel and is no longer bent on destroying the Jewish state
1-13 - Blow to Abbas as five die in suicide attack The army said that the five Israeli victims were civilian port authority employees and that Palestinians had opened fire on the Israeli Army post at the crossing after the bombing
1-13 - Palestinians killed in Gaza raids
1-13 - Human Rights Watch World Report 2005: Israel/Occupied Palestinian Territories Human Rights Watch documented serious violations of international humanitarian law in the course of the Israel Defense Forces' (IDF) May 2004 assault in the southern Gaza town and refugee camp of Rafah, in which over two hundred homes, along with cultivated fields, roads, and other infrastructure, were razed without regard to military necessity. Israeli forces also continued to use lethal force in an excessive or indiscriminate manner
1-13 - Abbas Ready to Meet Security Commitments
1-13 - Officer 'fired his full magazine' into girl, 13
1-13 - Abbas says Palestinians to move on "road map"
1-13 - Human Rights in Palestine: General Assembly Report
1-13 - Palestinian FM urges Israel to abandon "anti-Palestinian" policies
1-13 - US must pressure Israel, says SPD leader Erler replied: "I think that pressure must come from America aimed at Sharon. This is the only pressure that can achieve anything..."
1-13 - Israel doubts Iran nuke freeze deal Widely believed to have the Middle East's only atomic arsenal, Israel sent warplanes to strike the Iraqi reactor at Osiraq in 1981, driving Saddam Hussein's nuclear programme underground. But Israel is increasingly isolated in its hawkish talk
1-13 - Israel Urges Russia to Halt Sale to Syria
1-13 - Bush Urged to Take Lead for Mideast Peace
1-13 - Israel convicts border policeman The treatment included beatings and being forced to drink urine, the investigator said
1-13 - Abbas and Yushchenko get early invitations to EU parliament
1-13 - Baker advises administration to consider a phased withdrawal of troops Above all, he said, the administration should make it "unambiguously clear" to Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon that his projected withdrawal from Gaza should not be part of a design to limit the Palestinians to enclaves.
1-13 - Palestinian leader Abbas to visit Moscow late this month: Russian official
1-13 - IDF arrests Machsom Watch volunteers
1-13 - A Bush-Neocon Parting of the Ways? by Patrick J. Buchanan
1-12 - Four Palestinians, one Israeli dead as violence greets start of Abbas era
1-12 - 'Terror charges' dropped in Israeli trial
1-12 - EU's Solana tours militant refugee camp in Gaza Strip "Rockets should not be fired. Point number one. But the amount of destruction is to my mind, now that you see it with your eyes... disproportionate. Those responsible are not the ones who have been punished,"
1-12 - Abbas set to turn acclaim at election into pressure on Israel
1-12 - 70% of Israeli Jews oppose selling JNF lands to Arabs
1-12 - Syria's Assad to visit Russia Syrian President Bashar al-Assad will pay a four-day visit to Russia on January 24 for talks with President Vladimir Putin despite furious protests in Israel
1-12 - Israel Seeks to Stop Syria Missile Deal
1-12 - US warns Russia on selling missiles to Syria
1-12 - Israel anger at Russian arms deal Newspapers also recall a number of recent spy scandals and Israel's determination not to extradite managers of the troubled Russian oil company Yukos, wanted in Russia
1-12 - Palestinians wary of Abbas on right of return
1-12 - PNA warns Israel over demolition plan in southern Gaza
1-12 - Palestinian PM condemns Israeli killing of 2 Palestinians
1-12 - Syrian missile deal puts new strain on Israel's tense relationship with Moscow The reports were the most plausible explanation yet for what had seemed to be a mysterious mood of crisis in relations between Russia and Israel
1-12 - A united appeal for peace in the Middle East
1-12 - Democracy - after the vote If the Palestinians and Iraqis do not speedily win national independence, then elections held to "interim" bodies will have little meaning.
1-12 - UN Effort to Help Palestinian 'Fence Victims' Seen As Unhelpful The establishment of a registry is part of the "unfair" way that the United Nations has treated the issue, an Israeli Foreign Ministry spokesman said
1-12 - West Bank Churches Set Focus on Peace in Palestinian Election "What worries Christians is what worries every Palestinian, namely reaching peace between Palestine and Israel,"
1-12 - Corries send plea for investigation to Israeli chief Sharon
1-11 - Israeli Helicopters Fire Missiles in Gaza
1-11 - Palestinian militant killed in northern West Bank
1-11 - Israel's moat threat to Gaza homes Such a moat could necessitate the demolition of hundreds - even thousands - more houses in Rafah, where thousands have already been knocked down by the Israelis in their search for the tunnels
1-11 - Israeli troops raze Palestinian lands in Gaza Israeli army bulldozers razed several cultivated lands around the Eretz crossing in the northern Gaza Strip and imposed closure on the main street of Salah el Dein, preventing the Palestinian cars from passing the crossing
1-11 - Israel Wants U.S. to Partly Fund New Checkpoints
1-11 - Annan Takes First Steps on Barrier Claims Secretary-General Kofi Annan took the first step Tuesday to create a register for damage claims stemming from Israel's construction of a barrier to separate the Jewish state from Palestinian areas in the West Bank
1-11 - Israeli Trench Plan Could Destroy Homes
1-11 - Sharon Phones Abbas in Highest Contact in Years
1-11 - New militant attacks pose early challenge to Abbas
1-11 - Can Abbas control the militants? "We shall not give up our weapons until the occupation ends and we have an independent Palestinian state,"
1-11 - Sharon issues challenge to new Palestinian leader "The one who is opposing the major principle of the road map is the Prime Minister of Israel," Mr Carter said.
1-11 - U.S. mulls strikes on Syria Gal Luft, a former Israeli military official with ties to Israeli and U.S. intelligence, said, "I have heard of the same thing about the camps."
1-11 - Palestinian militant ready to testify for Israeli woman in terror trial
1-11 - Crisis erupts between Israel and Russia over aid to Yushchenko: report Sources close to Putin also claimed Israel was also backing elements in Russia's opposition movement, the report said.
1-11 - Powell Calls Abbas After Palestinian Vote
1-11 - EU must step up action against Israeli wall
1-11 - Israeli MPs back Sharon cabinet
1-11 - EDITORIAL: New Palestinian leader
1-11 - Christians relate experiences as palestinian election monitors
1-11 - Rumsfeld dismisses report that US mulling whether squads should enter Syria
1-11 - Be Pro-Peace, not Pro-Palestine nor Pro-Israel
1-11 - Arab Intellectual Alleges Report Coverup because it criticizes the U.S. invasion of Iraq, the Israeli occupation of the Palestinian territories and the state of democracy in Egypt
1-11 - Richard Gere and the occupied vote the truly hysterical reactions to Gere?s pitch came from the neo-conservative American Right and other staunchly pro-Israel advocates
1-10 - Israeli troops fire on Palestinian driver at Gaza crossing Israeli forces opened fire at a Palestinian driver transporting foreign journalists at Erez crossing near Beit Hanoun in Gaza Monday, seriously injuring him.
1-10 - Palestinian militants renew attacks against Israelis
1-10 - Abbas Makes Peace Gesture to Israel
1-10 - World Leaders Welcome Abbas' Victory
1-10 - Abbas says independent Palestine must be in 1967 borders
1-10 - China hails successful election in Palestine
1-10 - Clinton Lauds Election of Abbas As Leader
1-10 - Bush to invite Abbas to Washington
1-10 - Militants say Abbas must act on corruption
1-10 - Turnout doubts mar victory
1-10 - PA Security Council to oversee armed forces
1-10 - Straw gives Abbas a boost FOREIGN Secretary Jack Straw yesterday pledged to help new Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas bring peace to the Middle East
1-10 - Soldier jailed for lying to court in probe of British activist's killing
1-10 - Japan to provide extra $60 mil in aid to Palestinians
1-10 - EU calls for push towards full Palestinian statehood
1-10 - By foot, taxi and donkey, Palestinians flock to polls
1-10 - Hamas pledges to work with Abbas
1-10 - Palestinian olive farm family uprooted "We're farmers, what else are we going to do?"
1-10 - Divided people enjoys a taste of freedom "It's like a festival. I cannot remember the last time I could leave the village without worrying about rushing back before the gates shut,"
1-10 - In pictures: Palestinians celebrate Mahmoud Abbas's election win
1-10 - Analysis: Chinks of light in Mid-East
1-10 - The hot seat awaits - and goodwill can evaporate fast
1-10 - The wrong kind of history lessons According to a new poll, 62% of Germans are tired of hearing about the six million Jews killed during the Second World War, while 52% believe that Israel's treatment of the Palestinians is not fundamentally different from the Nazis' treatment of Jews
1-9 - Palestinian critically wounded by Israeli army Israeli troops stationed south of the Netsarim settlement fired at least one tank shell at houses, injuring 17-year-old NasserSa'afeen
1-9 - Abbas secures landslide victory, vows to end Palestinian suffering
1-9 - Palestinian voters under Israeli fire in Khan Yunis Israeli troops opened fire at a school turned polling station in the southern Gaza town of Khan Yunis on Sunday
1-9 - Clashes erupt on Lebanon border
1-9 - 'I hope for freedom of movement, for peace'
1-9 - Voters turned away in the Jerusalem obstacle race "The voting arrangements in east Jerusalem are not satisfactory," Mr Carter said.
1-9 - Aust MP sees 'irregularities' in Palestinian vote
1-9 - Abbas Is Pragmatist Who Opposes Violence
1-9 - Palestinians accuse Israel of hampering voting in southern Gaza The Israeli army delayed Palestinians living in southern Gaza Strip from voting in the presidential election by briefly closing two checkpoints
1-9 - US poised to do more in Middle East after Palestinian vote: Powell
1-9 - Trapped Like Mice Palestinians under the New Israeli "Disengagement Plan"
1-9 - Gaza Settler Numbers Up Despite Pullout Plan Settlers in both Gaza and the West Bank rose by nearly six percent in 2004 over the previous year, and 17 percent since 2001, despite repeated U.S. demands to halt settlement building in the occupied lands
1-9 - Refugees Left Out of Palestinian Vote
1-9 - Photo journal: Palestinian polling day
1-9 - Abbas rejects Sharon conditions
1-9 - In pictures: Palestinians vote
1-9 - Israel's barrier deepens divide
1-9 - Destiny calls 'Clark Gable' This surge of popularity and 69-year-old Mr Abbas's well-preserved looks have earned him another nickname among Palestine Liberation Organisation veterans: Clark Gable.
1-9 - Israel to dig trench on Rafah-Egypt borders
1-9 - Abbas will need more than his likeability to follow Arafat
1-9 - Dershowitz: Divestment Petitioners Are 'Bigots' The petition, which calls for Harvard and MIT to divest from Israel and from American companies that sell arms to Israel, also calls for the U.S. government to stop supplying weapons until four specific conditions are met by the Israeli government.
1-9 - Purely Palestinian Some of those influences are included in the Treasures of Palestine exhibition which has come to the SA Museum until January 30
1-9 - Columbia taps lawyer to probe anti-Semitism
1-08 - Israeli forces kill Palestinian police officer in Gaza
1-08 - Israel threatens to cancel Palestinian election measures
1-08 - Palestinian child dies of wounds in Khan Yunis
1-08 - Israel banning international observers
1-08 - Int'l Observers Tour Mideast Roadblocks
1-08 - Israel maintains grip on eve of vote Palestinians are accusing Israel of not carrying out a promised easing of its military grip on the West Bank and Gaza for a presidential election to pick Yasser Arafat's successor.
1-08 - Restrictions Eased for Palestinian Vote Election observers that toured the region Saturday said freedom of movement had improved at many major roadblocks, but there were some new checkpoints in the northern West Bank that made passage through that area difficult
1-08 - Abbas raises ceasefire hopes
1-08 - 2 abducted Spanish journalists released
1-08 - Border Restrictions 'May Prevent Palestinians from Voting' Up to 20,000 Palestinians who travelled to Egypt in search of work are trapped by the closure of the Rafa crossing in southern Gaza, according to Christian Aid
1-08 - Hamas hints at ceasefire as the Palestinians vote
1-08 - In Gaza's Berry Fields, a Family Reels After Losing 7 Boys to Israeli Fire
1-08 - EU has close eye on 'the most important Arab election so far' Michel Rocard, the former French prime minister who heads the delegation, said the election was a unique event in political history: "It is not the habit in the world to have democratic elections under foreign military occupation."
1-08 - Palestinian cabinet to change after vote
1-08 - Parents seek answers about human shield daughter's death Craig and Cindy Corrie of Olympia, want the Israelis to agree to an independent investigation into the death of their daughter, Rachel
1-08 - Palestinians Have Modest Vote Expectations
1-08 - Solana to arrive in Palestinian territories on Sunday
1-08 - 1,000 reporters to cover Palestinian election
1-08 - No Peace in Palestine
1-08 - Activists protest house demolitions in Arab village "Whoever saw the children's joy after the new road and playground were constructed, will not let anything end that happiness,"
1-08 - Voting is Good. Freedom is Better
1-08 - Channel 10 airs rare detailed video of Dimona nuclear facility
1-07 - Three die in shootings TWO Palestinians were shot dead by the Israeli Army in the Gaza Strip yesterday, and an Israeli was killed
1-07 - Palestinian Gunmen Kill Israeli Soldier In the West Bank shooting, off-duty Israeli soldier in civilian clothes and a civilian vehicle were driving near a settlement when a car carrying Palestinians approached from the opposite direction and blocked the road
1-07 - Israel pulls troops back from towns in West Bank
1-07 - Israel turfs Abbas rivals out of Jerusalem Israel has placed strict limits on electioneering within the city that Prime Minister Ariel Sharon regards as the undivided and undisputed capital of the Jewish state.
1-07 - Jerusalem tops agenda in Palestinian campaign
1-07 - Abbas Drops Jerusalem Stop Due to Israeli Presence
1-07 - Abbas: attacks against Israel can not be justified
1-07 - Battle-weary West Bank untouchables in no mood for deal Abandoning all dignity, children and adults converge on the enemy's garbage.
1-07 - Doubt prevails before Palestinian election "Israel may now embrace Abbas. But Arafat was not the problem. The problem is that Israel has never embraced (what is required) for peace,"
1-07 - Democracy on trial "If you asked people round here what they thought of the elections," said Sourani, "they would throw you off their land. If you asked someone who had just had their house demolished, they would probably be very angry. If you asked the parents of the dead children, they would probably beat you."
1-07 - Hundreds monitor Palestinian poll
1-07 - Youngsters in the front line of battle to stop Gaza withdrawal In the past, however, the security forces have shown themselves remarkably lax when dealing with settler violence.
1-07 - Analysis: Abbas Gives U.S. Hope in Mideast Bush should make specific recommendations, including an end to all Jewish settlements except a cluster near Jerusalem, deployment of hundreds of thousands of Palestinian refugees now in Lebanon in those settlements, sharing of Jerusalem and demilitarization of the Palestinian state
1-07 - Carter says prospects for Mideast peace same as in 1996
1-07 - Hamas: No truce before Israel withdrawal A Hamas official ruled out any possible truce with Israel as long as occupation persisted and Palestinian prisoners were not released
1-07 - Army to sack Gaza plan objectors Israel's army chief has vowed to sack officers who refuse to take part in the planned pullout from the Gaza Strip and some of the West Bank.
1-07 - This poster lies Israel is not a democracy
1-07 - Challenging NPR's cunningly worded "correction" NPR still needs to address the fact that it dedicated a report to what Abbas said rather than the slaughter that preceded and informed what he said
1-07 - Protest is called off after bank's Palestine U-turn
1-07 - Amazon pulls anti-Semitic website review
1-06 - ACT Appeal: Emergency Assistance to Civilians, Palestinian Territories
1-06 - Israeli Forces Kill a Palestinian in Khan Younis and Shell Houses in Rafah
1-06 - Hebron: Armed Israeli settler attempts to prevent children from attending school
1-06 - Right-wing Jewish activists vow to sabotage east Jerusalem vote
1-06 - Palestinian Poll May Prompt Attacks, U.S. Govt Says (Update2)
1-06 - Israeli court rejects appeals to allow Palestinian prisoners to vote
1-06 - Abbas cancels Jerusalem trip he objected to the possibility of being seen with Israeli troops around him
1-06 - Report: Palestinian Attacks Down in 2004
1-06 - World concern about rising Israel-Palestinian conflict
1-06 - Abbas Calls for Peace Talks With Israel
1-06 - Israeli pressure on Palestinian vote Only in rare instances can a Palestinian living in the Gaza Strip travel to the West Bank, and vice versa.
1-06 - British court clears Israeli settler traveling with gun
1-06 - Censorship in Israel: Standard and Routine in the 'only democracy in the Mideast'
1-06 - Muslim Link to Anti-Semitism Rise in Europe, U.S. Says Other causes contributing to the rise in anti-Semitism include Israel's policy toward Palestinians and the invasion of Iraq, led by the Jewish state's benefactor, the United States
1-06 - Abbas' Experience As Refugee Helpful
1-06 - Army to sack Gaza plan objectors
1-06 - Barghouti's camp says candidate offers Palestinians 'a third way'
1-06 - Fatah warns Hamas not to criticize Abbas
1-06 - Orthodox Christians celebrating Christmas in Bethlehem
1-06 - Bank backs down from closure of Palestinian accounts
1-06 - 'Silent crisis' in Russia-Israel ties There is a silent crisis in Israeli-Russian diplomatic relations, possibly related to Israeli spying activities focused on Russian nuclear cooperation with Iran
1-06 - Rewarding the Palestinians
1-06 - Divesting from Israel They accused the Monitor of being anti-Semitic, un-Christian and hateful for even raising the issue
1-06 - Hasbara and Refugees
1-06 - Media bias undermines truth and peace
1-05 - Two Palestinians Shot Dead While A Third Dies Of His Wounds
1-05 - Israelis injured in rocket attack The rockets landed inside an army base near the border with northern Gaza.
Overnight a Palestinian gunman was killed as he attacked troops at the main checkpoint from Israel to Gaza.
1-05 - 6.7 billion yen slated for Palestine, elections
1-05 - Israel ends isolation of jailed Palestinian leader
1-05 - 6,000 East Jerusalem Arabs registered to vote
1-05 - Group Claims to Hold Israeli Women
1-05 - Military Power Wins Battles for the U.S. And Israel, But Not the War The people of the Middle East can't help but see parallells between Israel's occupation of Palestine and the U.S. occupation of Iraq
1-05 - U.S. Preparing Post-Election Boost in Palestinian Aid
1-05 - Turkey: Palestinian state needed for peace
1-05 - US to send delegation to observe Palestinian elections
1-05 - Dichter: Far-right activists may create pretext to fire on troops Dichter told the committee that extremists had not given up the idea of a strike on the Temple Mount and they had no problem stealing weapons from the IDF
1-05 - Palestinians see Abbas as man who can deliver peace
1-05 - Separate, Unequal - and Turned Away in the face of Palestinians' higher birthrate and Israelis' increasing emigration to the suburbs, Israel has resorted to "expropriation of Arab-owned land, development of large Jewish neighborhoods in East Jerusalem, and limitations on development in neighborhoods." Who is building illegally in Jerusalem?
1-05 - Washington criticizes Abbas statement on "Zionist enemy" No US criticism for Israel's killing of several children yesterday?
1-05 - Appeal by Pretty Woman Star Perplexes Palestinians "We don't need the Americans' intervention. We know who to elect. Not like them -- they elected a moron."
1-05 - Palestine Declares Solidarity with Tsunami Disaster's Victims
1-05 - Settlers' violence will be crushed, Sharon says
1-05 - Militants planning attacks on Election Day The Israeli army said it has concrete information terrorist organizations are planning attacks on Sunday when Palestinian presidential elections are held.
1-05 - Palestinian Radicals Rebuke Abbas
1-05 - U.S. gives a warning to Syrians
1-05 - Bush's Checks Returning NSF by Patrick J. Buchanan
1-05 - Rachel Corrie's Iowa Family Seeks "Thorough, Credible" Investigation Into Her Death
1-05 - Columnist also uses Nazi analogies Many children of Holocaust survivors support Palestinian human rights
1-05 - Palestinian supporters protest over bank's snub
1-05 - Finding hope at heart of conflict for the past month Eileen Measey, aged 65, has been a volunteer peace observer in Palestine, ensuring farmers could gather in their olive harvest without fear of being shot at by Jewish settlers in the West Bank
1-05 - ADL Calls for Hezbollah TV to be Designated a Foreign Terrorist Organization by U.S. Next news item: 'anti-Semitism' (criticism of Israel) soon to be deemed 'terrorism' by neocon-ridden Bush admin...
1-04 - Eight youths are killed by Israeli tank Doctors at Kamal Adwan Hospital, in the northern town of Beit Lahiya, listed the ages of those killed as 11, 12, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18 and one unknown
1-04 - Israeli shell kills seven in Gaza Palestinian witnesses, however, say the militants escaped before the tank opened fire and it was the children and teenagers who were hit as they rushed out of a farmhouse to watch the action.
1-04 - Seven Palestinians killed in Gaza attack
1-04 - Abbas slams 'Zionist enemy' as eight Palestinians killed in Gaza
1-04 - NPR hides an atrocity but highlights the reaction
1-04 - UN expresses concern over latest Gaza killings "He is particularly disturbed that at least five of the victims were under the age of 18," Mr Annan's spokesman said.
1-04 - Abbas pitches for hardliners with talk of 'Zionist enemy'
1-04 - Sharon's Golan problem
1-04 - Britons rank Israel 'worst country' British people rate Israel as the country least deserving of international respect, as well as one of the world's "least democratic countries," according to a recent survey
1-04 - Turkey rebuilds ties with Israel
1-04 - Abuse of Palestinian detainees decried
1-04 - Israel reprimands officer over militant's death
1-04 - 'I am running for my people'
1-04 - A Palestinian cameraman seriously wounded Reporters Without Borders has written to Israeli Defence Minister Shaul Mofaz urging a "quick and thorough" investigation into how cameraman Majdi Al Arabid of Channel 10 was badly wounded in shooting on 2 January in Beit Hanoun
1-04 - Gere urges Palestinians to vote
1-04 - Israeli Settler Forgot He Had Gun in Luggage - Court
1-04 - Will Administration Cover Up A Major Israeli Spy Scandal?
1-02 - Palestinian cameraman badly wounded in Israeli incursion "The Israeli unit knew perfectly well that we were journalists and that did not stop them from shooting at a time when the area was calm,"
1-02 - Hebron: Israeli settler death threats, attacks continue in the South Hebron Hills Settlers from Israeli outposts at Avi Gaol and
Havot Ma'on ended the year with death threats and other attempts to frighten
native Palestinian farmers off their lands and prevent news reportage of
1-03 - Israeli pullback from north Gaza Palestinian sources said on Monday that Israeli soldiers shot and critically wounded a 17-year-old girl who was walking near the Gaza-Egypt border.
1-03 - 2004: Hundreds die at Israel's hand The announcement comes in the annual report of Israeli human rights group B'tselem and refers to Palestinians in occupied Arab east Jerusalem, the West Bank and Gaza Strip
1-03 - Refugees Must Be Allowed Home Demands Abbas "We will never forget the rights of the refugees, and we will never forget their suffering. They will eventually gain their rights, and the day will come when the refugees return home,"
1-03 - Actor Richard Gere appears in TV promotion urging Palestinians to vote
1-03 - Abbas condemns militants' rocket attacks
1-03 - Egypt urges Israel to stop military operations
1-03 - Majority of Palestinians support Abbas to win elections: poll
1-03 - Palestinians petition Israeli court to allow prisoners to vote
1-03 - West Bank settlers clash with Israeli troops
1-03 - Soldier held for rebellion on settlement plan
1-03 - A just peace for Israelis and Palestinians If Bush is serious about Israeli-Palestinian peace, he would be wise to heed Pope Paul VI: "If you want peace, work for justice."
1-02 - Israeli forces launch new Gaza operation
1-02 - Abbas rebukes militants over rocket attacks
1-02 - Abbas wins backing of Palestinian gunmen with pledge to stand by 'fighting brothers' Israel dropped leaflets warning residents: "You have lost your land. This time your houses will be destroyed. The terrorists will destroy you."
1-02 - Israel arrests Palestinian candidates
1-02 - Palestinian aid groups' accounts closed Two British organisations set up to help the Palestinian people have had their bank accounts abruptly closed without explanation
1-02 - Police: Leave babies out of protests Why is the government of Israel 'settling' these civilian families into the middle of a war zone in the first place?
1-02 - Palestinian police train in Egypt, Jordan
1-02 - Elderly Jewish man accused of postwar revenge rampage Poland is demanding the extradition from Israel of an elderly Jewish man accused of the deaths of hundreds of Germans in a postwar detention camp.
1-02 - Powell Confident of Palestinian Election
1-02 - Turkish FM set for fence-mending trip to Israel Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan in May condemned as "state terror" a deadly Israeli raid on the Rafah refugee camp and Ankara temporarily recalled its ambassador from Tel Aviv.
1-02 - Sun. Jan 2-Condemn Israel's criminalization of nonviolent activists
1-02 - Capt. R. in 'confirming kill' case denies all charges
1-02 - Debate over Israeli army's role in school For many, exposure to the army begins in 11th grade, with five days of training that includes learning how to shoot
1-02 - All Palestinians must be allowed to vote
1-02 - 'Saudi, Egypt, Syria may have got nuke capability from Khan': according to a former top official of Israel's intelligence agency Mossad
1-02 - Syria reasserts support to One China policy
1-01 - Stray Kassam rocket kills Palestinian girl in Jabalya A 10-year-old Palestinian girl was killed and her brother wounded when a Kassam rocket Palestinians attempted to fire at an Israeli settlement in northern Gaza or inside Israel inadvertently hit her home
1-01 - Senior Al Aqsa member escapes ambush by Israeli special forces Israeli troops disguised as Palestinians opened fire from a house they had seized.
1-01 - Israel kills three Palestinians in Gaza
1-01 - Palestinian PM accuses Israel of poll 'sabotage' Eleven Palestinians have been killed by the Israeli army since Wednesday in Khan Yunis
1-01 - Abbas 'will not fight militants' Mr Abbas said he would use persuasion to bring about a ceasefire with Israel
1-01 - Palestinian PM Links Calm to Statehood Talks For Palestinians, a just outcome is a state in all of the Israeli-occupied West Bank and Gaza with East Jerusalem as its capital. Israel aims to quit tiny Gaza but hold on to large West Bank settlements for good and rules out dividing Jerusalem
1-01 - Abbas given hero's welcome in Gaza amid deadly incursion
1-01 - Human Rights The Only Way To Israel/Palestine Peace
1-01 - Egypt slams escalating Israeli operations against Palestinians
1-01 - West Bank youth move into Gaza to obstruct pullout
1-01 - Israeli spy's passport sparks row
1-01 - Replanting The Olive Trees Of Jayyous
1-01 - Christians serve as soldiers of peace Earlier this year, two Peacemakers were hospitalized after they were attacked by masked Israeli settlers while escorting Palestinian children to school outside Hebron
1-01 - Palestinian suffering ignored It is not anti-Semitic to tell the truth
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