October '04 Archive
10-31 - Israeli soldiers kill two Palestinians in Gaza
10-31 - Palestinian officials says Arafat's condition is 'curable' "His condition is better than expected,"
10-31 - Arafat 'stable' after doctors rule out two killer diseases Palestinian security men are questioning workers in the Muqata, Mr Arafat's besieged Ramallah headquarters, to see if an Israeli collaborator had administered a slow-acting poison in his food
10-31 - Israeli PM rules out Arafat burial in Jerusalem, amid spectre of violence
10-31 - Arafat has first meal since checking into hospital Instead, doctors were conducting further tests to discover why Mr Ararat's intestines and stomach had been inflamed for 15 days, the minister added
10-31 - 2 Palestinians still missing due to flood
10-31 - French FM stresses Israel's guarantee for Arafat's return
10-31 - The second battle of Algiers Fifty years on, Israelis and Palestinians must learn from the Algerian war
10-31 - 'End of Arafat era' as powers transferred
10-31 - France Finds Itself Back in Mideast Fray
10-31 - Sick Palestinian's 'chaining' rapped
10-31 - Washington rejects Israel's list of illegal outposts The report, which will be presented to Prime Minister Ariel Sharon in the next few weeks, is expected to cause Israel a great deal of embarrassment, as it exposes the ways in which cabinet ministries and local authorities helped large-scale activities of
10-31 - Meet the New Extremists "We're not interested in protesting Sharon's plan," says Yair. "We're going to sabotage it."
10-31 - Sharon ready for talks with post-Arafat Palestinian leadership
10-31 - Aim for checkpoints is to smooth control Palestinians say all the wire, turnstiles are like animal pens
10-31 - Palestinian factions vow to strengthen national unity
10-31 - Kirk opens £10m Galilee retreat But Rev Fred Hibbert, minister at the Tiberias project, stressed that few Palestinian Christians have the freedom to work in the area and emphasised the importance of an ecumenical ethos
10-31 - China, Iran sign biggest oil & gas deal
10-31 - If Bush wins, neocons win If Bush wins, The Economist argued, the neoconservatives could be in even bigger trouble if Iraq implodes
10-31 - The next war ? a holy one? Skowcroft also said he had warned Condoleezza Rice, the current national security adviser for whom he was once a mentor, that the Israeli plan to withdraw from the Gaza strip was simply a ruse to prevent the creation of a Palestinian state.
10-31 - Syria rejects image as terrorist hotbed and calls for US friendship Ordinary Syrians emphasise that they like America. Many have family in the United States
10-30 - Boy killed, guard wounded in West Bank unrest A 12-year-old Palestinian boy has been shot dead by Israeli gunfire in Jenin
10-30 - IDF kills boy, 12, in Jenin clashes
10-30 - Envoy denies Arafat has leukaemia Doctors in France have for now ruled out the possibility that Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat has leukaemia, a Palestinian diplomat has said.
10-30 - Arafat Does Not Have Life-Threatening Illness, Aides Say
10-30 - Israeli Troops Rampage Throughout Palestinian Territories
10-30 - Arafat food poisoning considered
10-30 - Palestinian children in Israeli crosshairs Since October 1, the number of children killed has climbed to 33
10-30 - U.S., Israel discuss settlements growth Israeli officials said that Powell's statement appears to be the first official acknowledgment that the United States is ready and willing to adopt a more flexible definition of a freeze as Israel wishes
10-30 - Transcript of bin Ladin's speech But after it became unbearable and we witnessed the oppression and tyranny of the America/Israeli coalition against our people in Palestine and Lebanon, it came to my mind
10-30 - China highly concerned with Arafat's health
10-30 - PLO official chairs first meeting without Arafat
10-30 - Powell calls for empowered Palestinian PM to share power with Arafat
10-30 - Powell urges Palestine to seize on Israel's pullout Powell's comments showed his support for an even deeper Israeli pullout.
10-30 - Beginning of the end of an era
10-30 - The Rachel Corrie Rebuilding Campaign in Gaza
10-30 - 'Hasbara' is effective, says new consul-general in New York Mekel insisted that American Jews must offer Israel their full, unqualified support.
10-30 - NZ'ers sponsor camp for Palestinian children
10-30 - Israeli Arabs Send Ramadan Packages to Palestinians
10-29 - Gravely Ill Arafat Arrives in France for Treatment
10-29 - Arafat supporters bid tearful farewell, others say good riddance
10-29 - Frail Arafat in French hospital
10-29 - Arafat undergoes tests for leukaemia after flight to military hospital in France
10-29 - UN expert: Israel 'killed' peace plan "The road map is dead. Israel has killed it," South African law professor John Dugard told a UN General Assembly committee on Thursday
10-29 - 'EU pressed Israel to allow Arafat return'
10-29 - China Closely Follows Arafat's Health Condition Indicating that Arafat is a prominent leader of the Palestinian Intifadah and an old friend of Chinese people, the spokesman said that China is ready to do anything possible for Arafat's medical treatment
10-29 - 'Dr Chirac' answers emergency
10-29 - Jewish extremists plotting to thwart Gaza Strip pullout "Members of the extreme right intend to paralyze the country, to threaten the lives of officers, to incite against Sharon and even to take action against the Muslims on the Temple Mount so as to ferment unrest,"
10-29 - The rise and fall of Yasser Arafat One of the points Arafat made over and over to us in the interviews we did was that he believed it was wrong to build a state around a religious belief. His great desire, he said, was to create a secular, democratic Palestine, in which Jews, Muslims and Christians could live together in peace
10-29 - Arafat plane skirts Israeli airspace A French jet carrying ailing Palestinian leader Yasir Arafat to Paris for emergency medical treatment has been forced to skirt around Israeli airspace because of lack of authorisation.
10-29 - Powell says US 'pleased' Arafat getting treatment, mum on impact or return
10-29 - Dozens of Israeli companies at Washington Homeland Security conference
10-29 - France's history as Arafat ally So it should come as no surprise that neocons despise France
10-29 - Appeasing Israel Bush and Kerry put Israel first - and ignore the rise of fascism in the 'Promised Land'
10-29 - Get-well wish for Arafat India today said it continued to regard Yasser Arafat as the main leader of the Palestinian struggle and was not willing to look beyond as long as he was around.
10-29 - News Analysis: Arafat's health shocks Mideast peace track
10-29 - Russia expects Israel to allow Arafat return to Palestinian lands
10-29 - Majority of Israelis want Arafat to die: Poll
10-29 - Indonesia expects Arafat condition improving
10-29 - Zionists putting the screws to Canada's Foreign Ministry To get an idea of how zionized Canada's Middle East policy is becoming, the ministry's Middle East file has been sent out of Ottawa for the first time and is being overseen by senior diplomat Jill Sinclair in our embassy in Tel Aviv
10-29 - Christian TV Station Evangelizes and Builds Bridges in Holy Land
10-28 - Palestinian girl killed by Israeli gunfire in Gaza Rania Arram was shot dead Thursday morning when Israeli tanks heavily shelled the refugee camp of al Amal neighborhood west of Khan Yunis
10-28 - Three Palestinians, Israeli soldier, killed in several clashes
10-28 - 7 IDF Soldiers Wounded in S. Gaza Mortar Shell Attack
10-28 - Sick Arafat to Head for France, Cancer Suspected
10-28 - 'Very, very ill' Yasser Arafat prepares to fly to Paris after day of drama and confusion
10-28 - Civilian Dies of Wounds as Israeli Forces Invade Jenin Abu Tueima was critically wounded when an Israeli unmanned drone fired a missile at a group of civilians in Jabalia
10-28 - Summary: Key Events in Arafat's Life
10-28 - Palestinians Anxiously Watching Arafat
10-28 - Turmoil fear as Arafat leaves for urgent treatment
10-28 - Yasser Arafat: Mr Palestine
10-28 - Bush Administration Wishes Arafat Well
10-28 - Arafat and his era
10-28 - In pictures: Arafat health crisis
10-28 - France will be always on Arafat's side: foreign minister
10-28 - Profile: Yasser Arafat -- hero of Palestinian national struggle I have come bearing an olive branch and a freedom fighter's gun. Do not let the olive branch fall from my hand."
10-28 - A harvest of troubles
10-28 - [PCUSANEWS] Christian tourists overcome fear, return to Israel
10-28 - ECUSA will debate divestment from businesses in Israel The Episcopal Church in the United States (ECUSA) plans to consider whether the church should divest from firms doing business in Israel
10-28 - Shirley Williams launches new report on Israel and the Palestinians Baroness Shirley Williams spoke at the launch of Christian Aid's latest report on humanitarian situation in Israeli Occupied Palestinian Territories
10-28 - Palestinians consider life after Arafat While Arafat is viewed by the US and Israel as the obstacle to Middle East peace, analysts say his removal from the equation will not spark a peace process because any successor would still be unable to accept Israeli annexation of parts of the West Bank
10-28 - Many Israelis and Jews are deeply troubled there are many Israelis and Jews who are deeply troubled by the wilful killing of Palestinian children in Gaza (Letters, October 27).
10-28 - Do we want four more years of Israel policy?
10-28 - The debate over Israel's separation barrier: part 1 The false cry of security is undermined by the route the Wall takes
10-27 - Doctors and wife rush to side of 'unconscious' Arafat
10-27 - Palestinians waiting for Arafat's health news
10-27 - Officials rush to bedside of ailing Arafat
10-27 - Symbol of Palestinian resistance for 30 years
10-27 - Powell Cautions Israel on Iran Action
10-27 - Annan Gives Full Backing To Head Of UN Agency Helping Palestinians The team concluded that the charges were unjustified as the object was in fact a folding stretcher of the type carried as normal equipment in UNRWA ambulances
10-27 - Sharon rejects pullout referendum calls
10-27 - Gaza withdrawal should be part of road map: Palestinians
10-27 - Palestinian woes mirror Indians
10-27 - PROMINENT BRITISH HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVIST DENIED ENTRY TO ISRAEL
10-26 - Three Palestinians killed, army pulls out of southern Gaza
10-26 - Settler shoots dead unarmed Palestinian at West Bank outpost
10-26 - Civilian Dies of Wounds in Rafah, Wounds and Rampage Through West Bank
10-26 - Sharon wins historic Gaza vote
10-26 - Israel/Occupied Territories: Israeli settlers wage campaign of intimidation on Palestinians and internationals alike Amnesty International
10-26 - Israeli commander arrested in probe over shooting of Palestinian schoolgirl
10-26 - Hospital Official: Arafat Has Gallstone
10-26 - US warns possible anti-American terror attacks in Israel
10-26 - Palestinian grievances behind Egypt attack the spreading animosity toward Israel in the region presents a new and stark challenge to Arab governments, with anger at Israel drawing young men into militant circles across the region
10-26 - Israeli Supreme Court demands army justify demolitions
10-26 - Qurei blames int'l community for silent over Israeli massacre
10-26 - US says committed to Roadmap, unsure about independent Palestinian state by 2005
10-26 - Pro-Israel, But Pro-Peace? Bush abandoned, blamed for failure of 'cakewalk' promised by neocons who pushed for the war in the first place, and whose primary motive for this war was to secure Israel
10-26 - Jordan and Israel's difficult peace
10-26 - Jews will elect the President
10-26 - Creating Culture, Erasing History
10-26 - Let liberty transform Palestinians, too Let Palestinians have liberty
10-25 - Israel Kills 14 in Gaza Before Key Withdrawal Vote
10-25 - 12 Palestinians killed as violence flares in southern Gaza One of the latest victims in the new operation in the southern Gaza Strip was an eight-year-old child, Hisham Ashur, who was killed by a bullet to the neck in Khan Yunis
10-25 - Israeli tanks' shell wounds six-year-old child
10-25 - Arafat has minor exploratory surgery
10-25 - MOH Accuses Israel of Using Highly Explosive Missiles in Northern Gaza PHIC pointed out that 56 percent of the fatalities were killed by flechette tank rounds and unmanned drone missiles, while 36 percent died of live bullets. The report referred to the targeting of children, as 35 of them were killed during the onslaught, w
10-25 - Executing Another Child in Rafah "A common practice is shooting a rubber-coated metal bullet straight in the eye -- a little game of well-trained soldiers, which requires maximum precision."
10-25 - Bush Courts Jewish Votes, Sends Rice To Address AIPAC Bush addressed the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, or AIPAC, in May, and declared that it was "serving the cause of America.
10-25 - Sharon: Iran Doing All It Can to Get Nuclear Arms
10-25 - Israel calls on UN to consider dismissal of rights expert
10-25 - Rice Urges Leaders to Pressure Arafat
10-25 - Israel allows ill Arafat to leave his HQ
10-25 - Sharon heckled for Gaza withdrawal plan
10-25 - Egypt arrests Sinai bomb suspects
10-25 - Five arrested over Red Sea hotel bombing Iyad Said Saleh, who worked as a minibus driver in the northern Sinai, "acted in retaliation on Israeli tourists for the deterioration of the situation in the occupied Palestinian territories," the Ministry said
10-25 - Hezbollah set on fighting Israel
10-25 - Settler charged with killing Palestinian
10-25 - Gazan mistrust at Sharon plan "If they want to withdraw, they're welcome. But we know the Israelis. We know they don't stick to their word."
10-25 - Israel says it is creating mini-state but Palestinians hear slamming of jail door
10-25 - Kerry and Bush send in top guns to woo AIPAC Only two months after a Pentagon analyst was suspected of handing information to AIPAC activists, neither of the candidates' two senior advisers had any qualms about appearing publicly before the organization, and AIPAC officials said the relationship with the administration had not been harmed.
10-25 - From 2003: Israel fashions a bomber of its own
10-25 - Egyptian NGO sets up committee for defence of Semite rights An Egyptian non-governmental organisation said that it had set up a committee to defend Semites worldwide, in a shrewd attempt to let Arabs benefit from a recent US anti-Semitism law aiming to protect Jews
10-25 - Two families move to create Bethlehem settlement
10-25 - Teen arrested for arson at Israel protest A 16-year-old male was charged with fifth-degree arson, a misdemeanor, after police said he grabbed a sign from one of the protesters and set it on fire
10-24 - Civilians die in missile strike
10-24 - Three Palestinians killed, 20 hurt in missile strikes Two Palestinian security service members and a civilian have been killed in three Israeli missile strikes in the southern Gaza Strip, Palestinian security sources said. Twenty other Palestinians, including civilians, were wounded, five of them seriously
10-24 - Israeli Missiles Kill Gaza Policeman -Medics Medics said at least two policemen were hurt when a missile was fired at a Palestinian security post in Khan Younis after dark. Minutes later a second missile was fired nearby and five more policemen were hurt, two of them seriously, medics said. One poli
10-24 - Israeli forces target fighters families Since the beginning of this month, the Israeli apache helicopter gunships have been firing hell-fire missiles targeting the homes of Palestinian resistance fighters, killing and maiming several members of those fighters' families and other innocent civilians, including women and children.
10-24 - Israeli warships shell northern Gaza Strip
10-24 - Car Explodes Next to Israeli Army Jeep
10-24 - Olive harvest marred by settler violence, closures say West Bank farmers
10-24 - Study: Israel Still Responsible for Gaza
10-24 - Conflicting reports about Arafat's health
10-24 - Palestinians estimated at 10 million
10-24 - Israeli travel ban bars 1,200 Palestinians from studying abroad
10-24 - Israel votes to refund settlers The Israeli cabinet has approved a bill to pay compensation to settlers leaving Gaza under Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's withdrawal plan.
10-24 - Israeli Courts Rob Palestinian Prisoners' Money
10-24 - Germany and Israel restart talks on sale of submarines Israel hopes Germany ultimately will agree to supply the submarines and announce its willingness to fund their construction by the beginning of 2005
10-24 - Jews, Israel and America
10-24 - Interview: Buchanan Endorses Bush Quite frankly, the Palestinians have been brutally treated and mistreated and they have been dispossessed of their land and denied their rights and they have been persecuted, and the United States should not support a policy of Israeli annexation of Palestinian lands
10-24 - Man who battled FBI dies at 56 He established a charitable foundation there and met with top officials of the Palestinian government. He also met with the five major terrorist groups in the region, seeking guarantees that doctors he brought to the region would not be targeted for violence
10-23 - Militants Kill Palestinian in Gaza Strip Israel's Shin Bet security agency runs a large network of informers in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, ensuring collaboration through blackmail, offers of entry permits to Israel or money
10-23 - Israeli air strike kills two Palestinians in southern Gaza Strip Four civilians were also wounded
10-23 - Two Civilians Killed, One During Funeral Procession in Khan Younis
10-23 - Israel army builds lookout tower near Netsarim Witnesses said that Israeli troops stationing around the settlement opened intensive fire and fired tank shells at Palestinian houses, but no injuries were reported
10-23 - Palestine: the assault on health and other war crimes Over half of all households are eating only one meal per day. A study by Johns Hopkins and Al Quds universities found that 20% of children under 5 years old were anaemic, 9.3% were acutely malnourished, and a further 13.2% chronically malnourished.
10-23 - Israeli forces assault Palestinian young woman
10-23 - Speculation over Arafat's health Aides to Yasser Arafat have dismissed Israeli media reports that the Palestinian president's health has seriously deteriorated over the last few days, and insisted that he is only suffering from flu
10-23 - Israel split over settlement retreat The secular rational majority have their own solution to this crisis - we will go abroad
10-23 - Syria: U.S. wants support of anti-Israeli resistance to cease
10-23 - Senior officers threaten to quit Israeli army in settlements rift Several career officers have given notice that they will quit the army rather than take part in any evacuation of Jewish settlements.
10-23 - Solana: Israel should leave all territories
10-23 - France and China Reiterate Backing to the Palestinian People's Rights
10-23 - Half Palestinian deficit due to Israel funds seizure
10-23 - Islamic leader criticized for anti-Jewish comments. Mohamed Elmasry told various media outlets that Israelis above the age of 18, - civilian and those dressed in military uniform - are legitimate targets for Palestinian suicide bombers, because they've all served in the Israeli army
10-23 - Hamas slams French anti-Semitism draft Hamas said the draft legislation would give Israel immunity from criticism and called on the French people to stop this attempt
10-23 - Slow inquiry into Egypt bombings, homegrown cell suspected The bombings killed 11 Israelis, eight Egyptians, one Russian, two Italians and 12 people whose nationalities are unconfirmed
10-23 - Israeli explains defiance at Colby After years in the Israeli Defense Forces, after watching what he describes as too much suffering, he decided his country's military presence in Palestinian lands is wrong. So he took a radical step. He defied his military superiors and refused to serve
10-23 - European Trade Agreements, Human Rights, and Palestine The EU is obliged under the Fourth Geneva Convention to ensure that an occupying power respects the human rights of those under occupation. In view of the patent illegality of the Israeli occupation the Agreement should clearly have been suspended long ago
10-22 - Israel launches new Gaza missile strike
10-22 - Militants attack Gaza settlements
10-22 - Palestinian woman dies of Israeli army gunshot wound
10-22 - U.N.: Hundreds of Palestinians Homeless
10-22 - Internationals Beaten in Village of Al-Hatab Near Nablus
10-22 - U.N. Official: Mideast Violence Kills 219
10-22 - Mid-East 'drifting towards chaos' A senior UN official has warned that no solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict will be found without international involvement
10-22 - Joint Irish-Palestinian appeal for release of kidnapped aid chief
10-22 - Egypt offers elite military force to ease Israel's withdrawal from Gaza
10-22 - Rep. Weiner Asks Columbia to Fire Anti-Israel Prof
10-22 - Israel May Have Iran in Its Sights "If it comes to a military move, it should be in concert," said analyst Kam of the Jaffee Center. "Israel isn't the only country that's affected. And it's not for a local power like Israel to act - it's a question for a superpower." Ie., US
10-22 - Govt lashed over Israeli visit
10-22 - Hilton chain asked to compensate Sinai victims
10-22 - CAMERA - PRO-ISRAEL WATCHDOG CHASTISES WASH. POST Look at the meat of their argument: that the Washington Post gave the article on HRW report of Israel too much attention for CAMERA's liking.
10-22 - Sharon Demolishes, Angela Rebuilds Contrary to others of the same gender oppressing the Palestinian people, this outstanding Israeli woman declared that the Palestinian people do not deserve such tyranny and she has consolidated her support by performing the role of the "goodness angel."
10-22 - U.S. Gives $18.5M for Mideast Projects
10-22 - Israelis, Palestinians at Odds Over U.S. Election
10-22 - In Rachel's memory Peter Schumann turns death of activist into agit prop art
10-21 - Three killed in Gazan incidents An Israeli soldier and two Palestinian militants have been killed in separate incidents in Gaza
10-21 - Israel raid kills Gaza Hamas man
10-21 - Homes demolished in West Bank
10-21 - 'Israel funding illegal settlements'
10-21 - Peer attacks Blair's Israel silence Prime Minister Tony Blair's silence over Israel's land grab is destroying the prospect of a two-state peace settlement, a leading peer has said
10-21 - Russia backs Mideast talks on the basis of UN resolutions
10-21 - Chance of 'two-state solution' for Israelis and Palestinians is vanishing 'Israel's current effort to secure as much land as possible is fanning the flames of conflict and putting Israelis in greater, not less, danger.'
10-21 - Israel-SA forging new links
10-21 - Israeli army faces a revolt from the right "Chasing someone from their home constitutes a criminal act even if the Knesset [Israel's parliament] approves it," Evidently, not if it's a Palestinian they are chasing.
10-21 - Sharon accused of betrayal in Likud feud over Gaza
10-21 - NZ credibility disappears off the radar Green MP Keith Locke says the purchase of Israeli military hardware for our defence force has compromised New Zealand's role as an impartial advocate for peace in the Middle East
10-21 - Presbyterians ''Disavow'' Anti-Semitic Statement
10-21 - Tensions boil as Holocaust survivor decries treatment of Palestinians
10-21 - Some Duke Students Upset Over Editorial's Criticism Of Jews
10-21 - Divestment movement driving wedge between liberal Christian sects, Jewish groups The Protestants felt that some Jewish leaders had become so hawkish in their defense of Israeli policy that dialogue on the issue would not be productive. Many also were angry at being labeled anti-Semitic for expressing concern about Palestinians, some o
10-20 - Israelis shoot Palestinian on way to mosque
10-20 - Israeli Troops Kill 2 Palestinians in South Gaza Witnesses in Rafah said soldiers on the fringes of the sprawling urban camp shot dead 25-year-old Ahmed Braika as he headed to dawn prayers
10-20 - A schoolgirl riddled with bullets. And no one is to blame Questions remain after Israeli unit commander is cleared of Palestinian pupil's death
10-20 - Second Civilian Killed in Rafah, Settler Runs Over Three Schoolgirls in West Bank In the West Bank, medical sources and eyewitnesses said that an Israeli settler ran three schoolgirls over while returning home from their school in the village of Howwara in Nablus province
10-20 - Israel arrests 2,500 Palestinian children
10-20 - US anti-Semitism law will not dissuade Arabs from criticizing Israel: Arab League
10-20 - Katsav apologises for killings ISRAELI President Moshe Katsav today apologised for what he called the "accidental" killings of Palestinian civilians by Israeli soldiers, but said the deaths occurred because Palestinian militants hid among civilians and launched rockets from residential
10-20 - French racism report causes controversy A new report on racism in France has sparked controversy by recommending anti-Israel acts and comments be punished by courts as severely as instances of anti-Semitism.
10-20 - Israel more corrupt, third year running, says corruption index
10-20 - Bush and Kerry dance to the tune of Ariel Sharon And for the most part, it does indeed appear that Sharon policy is Bush policy, rather than vice versa
10-20 - Security for Ariel Sharon Tightened
10-20 - Israeli Home Demolitions in Gaza Unjustified, Says Rights Group In particular, the IDF has never explained why it doesn't use non-destructive means, such as seismic sensors, electromagnetic induction and ground-penetrating radar -- for detecting and neutralizing tunnels, such as those used along the Mexican-U.S. borde
10-20 - Two Peace Cyclists and Three Palestinians Detained North of Nablus
10-20 - 'Paid Politicians' Targeting Christian Boycott of Israel
10-20 - "The Game Is Clear": Israel Dismantling Palestinian Society, Culture
10-20 - Nablus thanks for computers The Dundee Nablus Twinning Association were pleased to receive a message from Palestine thanking them for donating £3000, which enabled a university to buy three computers and several software packages
10-20 - Israel: Most press violations
10-20 - US parties scramble for Israeli votes Both Republicans and Democrats have been working hard to register more than 100,000 potential Israelis - although the picture in Palestinian areas is very different
10-20 - Palestinian Children Also Endure Violence
10-20 - Pro-Palestinian film and speech sparks controversy
10/19 - 2 Palestinians shot dead in Gaza
10/19 - PA offices closed by Jenin gunmen They are demanding compensation for the families of Palestinians killed during the current intifada.
10/19 - Israeli killed in W Bank shooting An Israeli soldier has been shot dead in a drive-by shooting in the northern West Bank.
10/19 - Israeli destruction of Palestinian homes 'violates international law'
10/19 - UNICEF starts distribution of 40,000 school bags in Gaza Strip UNICEF today began distribution of more than 40,000 school bags to children in the Gaza Strip, starting with schools damaged by the recent military incursions into the North
10/19 - Palestinian IT thrives despite occupation
10/19 - U.S. Jews turning against war - because of its impact on Israel What sets many Jews apart is how they factored Israel into both equations. In 2003, they felt gratitude that Saddam Hussein, one of Israel's most implacable foes, had been removed, yet there are concerns now that a misconceived or mismanaged adventure has
10/19 - Gaza demolitions damage both sides
10/19 - Sharon 'at risk of assassination'
10/19 - July deadline seen for settlers leaving Gaza: official
10/19 - Fears mount of split in Israeli army
10/19 - Israel hands over bodies of five Palestinians
10/19 - Ugly war over West Bank olive crop From a distance it all looks peaceful enough. But on the ground, an ugly land war is raging between Palestinian farmers and Jewish settlers.
10/19 - FM criticizes EU decision to sign cooperation treaty with Syria Under the agreement, both sides commit to eradicating trade barriers over the next 12 years. Other clauses seek to make it easier for companies from both sides to invest and compete in each other's markets. The EU is Syria's biggest export market
10/19 - Kerry Names Former Congressman, AIPAC Board Member Mel Levine as Top Mideast Adviser Even before McGreevey's election in November , administration sources said, Cipel toured the state visiting refineries, nuclear plants, bridges, and seaports to make an inventory of security needs.
10/19 - Officer promoted despite Or findings Sau commanded an unnecessary confrontation between border policemen and Arabs at the Umm el-Fahm junction, during which two protesters were killed by live rounds and rubber bullets shot into the crowd. The commission also found that Sau was involved in sniper shootings at Arab stone-throwers.
10/19 - A Day in Hebron Palestinians in Hebron are the ones in danger. In addition to the previously noted university rampage, terrorist settlers have planted bombs in markets and a soccer stadium, and they've maimed mayors
10/19 - Bush's New Anti-Semitism Law May Criminalize Thought Neoconservatives are already claiming that criticism of them is really "anti-Semitism," which is what they also said about the recent FBI investigation of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) for espionage for Israel
10/19 - Will He or Won't He? 'West Wing' on Brink of War This season, the writers are reaching back to Carter-era brinksmanship: President Bartlet defies his aides and strong-arms the Israelis and the Palestinians to Camp David
10/19 - My Vote: This November, I will vote for John Kerry By James J. Zogby
10/19 - Professor returns from peace project with group promoting understanding The trip also had another goal: to show the Palestinians that many Americans care about their political situation
10/19 - A Pretext for War: 9/11, Iraq, and the Abuse of America?s Intelligence Agencies Since author James Bamford's central theses are "controversial" - i.e., he largely blames Israel for igniting terrorism, and presents evidence that top-level pro-Israel hard-liners in the Bush administration conceived the Iraq war to benefit Israel his book
10-18 - Israel 'kills six Gaza militants'
10-18 - Three Residents Wounded, a Fourth Dies of Wounds, Movement Restricted by Israeli Troops
10-18 - Israel faces twin allegations of breaching international law in Gaza
10-18 - Israeli Security Thrust Flouts Human Rights -- Group
10-18 - Occupation Forces Begin Building the Apartheid Wall in Al Burj Village Occupation Forces began on September 5 destroying and uprooting in Al Burj village in the Hebron District in order to build the Apartheid Wall
10-18 - US pressure over Syria raises concern in Lebanon Lebanese authorities are concerned by a proposal from two pro-Israeli members of the US Congress that Washington should freeze the assets of officials who support Syria's domination of its small neighbour
10-18 - US State Department vows to implement new anti-Semitism law it opposed It also requires the department to document acts of physical violence against Jews, their property, cemeteries and places of worship abroad, as well as local governments' responses to them and take note of instances of anti-Jewish propaganda Evidently, not all Semites are covered by this legislation.
10-18 - Presbyterian Church May Pressure Israel
10-18 - Palestinians in plea to UK over peace process The Palestinian foreign minister, Nabil Shaath, today called on Britain to fill the gap in the Middle East peace process left as the US focuses on next month's presidential election.
10-18 - Homeless, a newborn for a homeless family A Palestinian woman who gave birth on the second day of Israel's 17-day incursion into north Gaza named her son Shareed, Arabic for homeless
10-18 - Israeli army is a child killer- Israeli writer
10-18 - Kin of Mideast strife victims challenge others to forgive
10-18 - Sharon faces rising threats from far right They say that killing an Israeli prime minister - or a spectacular act of anti-Arab violence by extremist elements - could derail the planned withdrawal of about 8,000 settlers from the Gaza Strip and northern West Bank
10-18 - Once sceptical Israelis want four more years for Bush
10-18 - Michelin drops case against Israeli jail satirist
10-18 - Palestinian Solidarity Conference Stirs Debate The school's student newspaper had received threats the week before from a New York-based militant group. The Jewish Defense Organization said it would try to shut down the conference Sunday.
10-18 - Preparing for an Attack on Syria However, the success of Hezbollah in striking the Israeli colonial presence in South Lebanon drove the American Jewish lobby and Jewish organizations to pressure the American administration to demand Syria leave Lebanon.
10-18 - French editor quits in Israel row Promoting a book he has written, Alain Menargues of Radio France International called Israel a "racist" state.
10-18 - An Open Letter to the Anti-Defamation League
10-18 - SA moves to avert anti-Israeli protests
10-17 - Israeli gunship kills Palestinian
10-17 - 'When we came back they had destroyed all the houses' As Mrs Abu Radwan and her family fled, the army shot dead a 60-year-old neighbour, Ahmad Abu-Nimer, as he fled. Two other men were wounded by gunfire
10-17 - Angry Gaza settlers condemn talks with Sharon as 'disgrace' Calls are growing for soldiers to refuse to evacuate settlements. Sixty leading right-wing rabbis have signed an open letter instructing them that "no Jew may participate or assist in dismantling a settlement or a foothold in the Land of Israel".
10-17 - PNA calls for emergency aid to Gaza areas damaged by Israeli offensive
10-17 - Palestinians said unable to reach hospitals
10-17 - Several Palestinian children were injured when local youths clashed with Israeli soldiers in a West Bank refugee camp Palestinian sources say.
10-17 - France mends fences with Israel
10-17 - Israel 'redeploys' in Gaza, but who won?
10-17 - From 2003: Vigilantes take up arms, vow to expel 'Muslim filth' Claiming they have been abandoned by Israel's government and determined to rid the West Bank of Arabs, vigilante Jewish settlers are shooting and beating Palestinians, stealing and destroying their property and poisoning and diverting their water supplies
10-17 - From 2001: Palestinians killed 'in settler attack' Three Palestinians, one of them a baby, have been shot dead just south of the West Bank city of Hebron in an attack apparently carried out by Jewish settlers.
10-17 - From 2002: Arrests shed light on Israelis who sell weapons to their enemies
10-17 - UN-Backed Palestine Rehabilitation Forum Announces Development Initiatives During the Conference, numerous participants focused on the need to support the basic human rights of Palestinians, such as the rights to education, freedom from occupation and an independent economy
10-17 - Alliance breeds influence for Israel Capitalizing on fierce support in the United States and some deft political organizing, Israel has acquired unique sway.
10-17 - Yassouf Villagers and Internationals Pick Olives
10-17 - Conference peaceful so far
10-17 - No Atonement The New Ten Commandments for Israel's National Policies
10-17 - Palestinian conference conflict-free
10-17 - Michelin sue over 'guide to jail' Mr Tzabar said the pamphlet, which criticises the Israeli Government's treatment of Palestinians, was given out free or for a small donation to cover the cost of printing and postage
10-16 - ISRAELIS ATTACK RAFAH Israeli tanks and bulldozers have raided a Palestinian refugee camp in the southern Gaza Strip.
10-16 - As Siege Ends, Palestinians Pick Up Pieces Shortly before the pullback Friday, a 65-year-old Palestinian woman was shot in the head and killed by Israeli tank fire while eating a traditional Ramadan dinner in her home
10-16 - Israel blocks olive harvest volunteers
10-16 - Gazans survey devastation after Israeli operation Israeli armoured columns also damaged a 4th-century Byzantine archaeological site in eastern Jabaliya, destroying ancient columns and mosaics
10-16 - Israel Says Gaza Incursion Was a Success Palestinians awoke to a scene of heavy damage Saturday, sifting through rubble in search of belongings. Dozens of homes were destroyed, farmland was uprooted and roads and infrastructure were torn up
10-16 - Civilian casualties mount as Israel continues its Gaza operation
10-16 - Corries push U.S. government to investigate their daughter's death
10-16 - EU sanction expected over Gaza
10-16 - Ex-Security Adviser Rips Bush Diplomacy Brent Scowcroft, a mentor to the current national security adviser, Condoleezza Rice, also said in an interview published in England that Bush is inordinately influenced by Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon.
10-16 - Scream fight for Palestine "If Lennon were still on this earth, he'd be doing Palestine. In fact, he'd be rocking the Brixton Academy tomorrow night."
10-16 - Pro-Palestinian speakers seek divestiture in Israel Joining Buttu on the panel was the Rev. Mark Davidson, pastor of the Church of Reconciliation, a Presbyterian church in Chapel Hill
10-16 - Candidates Ignore Palestinians' Plight
10-16 - Montrealers Witness 'Peace Under Fire'
10-16 - Ultra-orthodox Jews 'must stop religious abuse' What must these people be learning to behave like this?
10-16 - Bush signs global anti-Semitism law
10-15 - Woman, 65, shot dead in Gaza raid
10-15 - Army pulls back from Gaza leaving 100 Palestinians dead A 65-year-old woman shot in the head yesterday by an Israeli sniper
10-15 - Gaza girl death officer cleared "The investigation did not find that the company or the company commander had acted unethically" Israeli army statement
10-15 - Tales of the killing of a Gaza boy
10-15 - France protests Israeli warning shots near envoy
10-15 - Organized Settlers' Gangs Step Up Attacks on Peace Activists "As soon as the peace activists are gone, things will calm down,"
10-15 - Grandmothers on Guard Female Jewish settlers are mounting a campaign of harassment of Machsom Watch volunteers at the checkpoints. Monitors have been slapped, punched, and threatened in recent months. In each case, they say, Israeli police and soldiers have stood by and done n
10-15 - UN Envoy Calls For Sanctions Against Israel
10-15 - Russia to send its envoy to Palestinian-Israeli conflict zone
10-15 - US urges Palestine to arrest those responsible for convoy attack
10-15 - One million trees to be planted in Palestinian territories
10-15 - Palestinian children are not terrorists
10-15 - International poll: World opposes Bush, except Israel
10-15 - US churches respond to bias claims
10-15 - After Sinai attacks, Egypt may be more cooperative
10-14 - Israeli strikes target Gaza towns A 70-year-old man was among the dead. The others were described as militants directing anti-tank fire at troops. The elderly civilian was identified by medics as Ismail Assawalhi. His 65-year-old wife was among seven other people wounded.
10-14 - Death Toll from Israel's Gaza Offensive Reaches 100 Officials with the U.N. agency caring for Palestinian refugees said Israeli armored bulldozers demolished about 30 houses in Rafah, leaving about 40 families homeless.
10-14 - Israel calls for ouster of UN food officer The UN special rapporteur on the right to food, Jean Ziegler, should be removed from his post for urging the EU to suspend ties with Israel for creating a "humanitarian food crisis" in the territories, Israeli officials said Thursday
10-14 - RELEASE:Settlers attack international accompaniers and Amnesty International workers. There was a five day lag time in Yahoo groups in the delivery/posting of this alert.
10-14 - U.N. Rips Israel for Rights Violations
10-14 - US wants end to Gaza operation 'as soon as possible' The State Department renewed Washington's long-held position that Israel has a right to self-defence and declined to criticise the operation
10-14 - Syria recognizes peace with Israel as official strategy
10-14 - EU's Solana unveils new approach to Mideast peace "If the exit strategy only looks at Gaza, then Israel cannot continue to count on financial assistance from the European Union."
10-14 - State Department Opposes Anti-Semitism Law
10-14 - Israel, Europe Could Be on Collision Course -Report
10-14 - Settlers march against Gaza plan
10-14 - The tale of an innocent target
10-14 - Al-Aqsa mosque restriction lifted Israel says it will not restrict access to the al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, that begins on Friday
10-14 - UN agency faces $120 million shortfall for emergency aid to Palestinians
10-14 - Gaza operation run on too long, say Israeli army officers
10-14 - Israel overreacting to Palestinian attacks: Straw
10-14 - Over a Million Palestinians Want to Vote
10-14 - Nader to Anti-Defamation League: Criticizing Israel is not Anti-Semitism
10-14 - Hizbullah is involved in West Bank, says Israel The claims come at a time of increasing tension between Iran and the west, mainly because of suspicion that Tehran is developing nuclear weapons
10-14 - Here's hoping Tomorrow our band Primal Scream, together with Spiritualized and some other special guests, are playing in London for the children of Palestine
10-14 - All 8,200 Jewish settlers are planed to be pulled out of the Gaza Strip
10-14 - Occupation brings only difficulties to Israel: French FM
10-14 - Motorola Wins U.S. Postal Scanning Deal
10-14 - U.S.: Gaza Pullout Timing Up to Israel
10-14 - Double Standards and Curious Silences Amnesty International: A False Beacon?
10-14 - NCC's Edgar Blasts U.S. News & World Report Calling it a case of "journalistic
malpractice," National Council of Churches General Secretary Bob Edgar today challenged the content and conclusions of a U.S. News & World Report columnist who had suggested the Council's criticisms of the government of
10-14 - Palestine beats Taiwan 1-0 in World Cup qualifier
10-14 - Top U.S. advisers to address AIPAC meet The two will present the key points of their respective candidates' foreign policy platforms on the Middle East and Israel.
10-13 - Israeli army expands deadly northern Gaza offensive A Palestinian teenager was shot dead and two others wounded by Israeli army gunfire in the Rafah refugee camp late Wednesday
10-13 - New Battle Looms Over Jerusalem Holy Site In another incident in Rafah on Wednesday, a 16-year-old Palestinian boy was killed and his 7-year-old cousin shot in the stomach by army fire, hospital officials said. The witnesses said the fire came from army vehicles south of the refugee camp.The Isra
10-13 - Officer suspended over Gaza shooting
10-13 - Gaza schoolgirl dies of injuries A Palestinian schoolgirl has died of injuries received when she was struck by Israeli fire directed at her school in Gaza on Tuesday
10-13 - Israeli strikes target Gaza town Two Palestinian men have been killed in Israeli air strikes on the town of Beit Lahiya, in the northern Gaza Strip.
10-13 - Israeli Army Suspends Accused Officer
10-13 - Hamas leader arrested, four militants killed in Gaza
10-13 - Israel 'worried over world image' It also refers to what's been seen as the re-emergence of anti-Semitism in Europe Anti-Semitism? Or criticism of Israel? Two diff things. See the new legislation about anti-Semitism that just passed here, and this is a possible reason why.
10-13 - Christians in Jerusalem want Jews to stop spitting on them
10-13 - Reconstruction of the Heart of Jenin For two weeks Israel sealed Jenin off from the outside world, refusing entry to ambulances, journalists, and a U.N. fact-finding mission.
10-13 - Sharon's Green Light neoconservatives in Washington and their allies in Ariel Sharon's Likud government have had to forego the "October surprise", an attack on Iranian nuclear installations
10-13 - Israel hopes Poland will push for more 'balanced' EU role in Mideast peace
10-13 - Israel retracts rocket claim
10-13 - Annan: Ambulance Did Not Carry Rocket
10-13 - Israeli operation in Rafah may have been 'war crime:' rights group
10-13 - Egypt probes whether al-Qaida suspects arrested in Libya linked to Sinai bombs Also, a fourth separate claim of responsibility for the attacks was posted on the Internet Wednesday by a group identifying itself as "Muhammed's Army - The Military Wing of the Palestinian Resistance." None of the four claims have appeared particularly credible
10-13 - Palestinian farmers face settler terror "Believe me, the settler thugs wouldn't do what they are doing without at least a certain green light from the army,"
10-13 - Of settler crimes and media silence If Americans appreciated the scale of human-rights abuses committed by Israeli colonists in the occupied territories, they would condemn the journalists who keep them in the dark, a US peace activist says.
10-13 - Israeli Says Country Will Become Isolated
10-13 - New bill in US calls for rating countries on treatment of Jews Does thedefinition of anti-Semitism in this bill include attacks against other Semites, such as Arabs, mewonders..
10-13 - Yasser Arafat's local election gambit
10-13 - Syria arrests 80 suspects in Hamas slaying
10-13 - Israeli tail wags American dog it commits America to a policy that is contrary to international law and is not supported by any other government in the world except Israel's.
10-13 - ICJ Rules Israel Is "Obligated" to Observe International Law, Make Reparations
10-13 - Qalqilya Strangled by Israel's Wall
10-13 - SHARON ADVISER REVEALS ISRAEL'S TRUE PLAN FOR PALESTINIANS
10-13 - Tot's life transformed PALESTINIAN baby Malak Sbaih was given a new lease on life during surgery at St John of God Hospital yesterday.
10-13 - Israeli, Palestinian Women Tour US to Speak Out Against Israeli Occupation
10-12 - Girl, 11, shot in Gaza school
10-12 - 11-Year-Old Palestinian Girl Wounded An 11-year-old Palestinian schoolgirl was shot in the stomach and critically wounded by Israeli gunfire Tuesday as she sat inside a United Nations school in a Gaza refugee camp
10-12 - Israelis wound schoolgirl in Gaza An Unrwa statement said it had "repeatedly called on the Israeli authorities to stop firing at schools".
However, it says Israel routinely denies its soldiers have been involved or invokes the security requirements of its positions
10-12 - Gaza official escapes bomb blast A controversial Palestinian security official related to Yasser Arafat has escaped an apparent car bomb attack in Gaza City without injury.
10-12 - Old Palestinian Farmer Arrested Near Nablus
10-12 - Army suspends officer said to have emptied weapon on dead Palestinian girl
10-12 - Three Days Ultimatum for Palestinian Olive Growers to finish
10-12 - 115 Palestinians killed in Israel's Penitence operation
10-12 - EU to unveil plan to help Palestinian state
10-12 - Sharon rushes to widen coalition
10-12 - Is it the end of the road for Arafat?
10-12 - Syria nabs four Arabs linked to 'Mossad' over attempt on Hamas leader
10-12 - Israeli army admits was "wrong" over UN ambulance rocket scandal
10-11 - Settler shoots Palestinian farmer in olive grove brawl "One of them, dressed in black, knelt down and took aim at Ahmed and a soldier stood next to him and did nothing."
10-11 - Israel Parliament to Start Winter Session Palestinian farmers got into a fistfight with Jewish settlers who tried to prevent them from harvesting olives in their groves...An Israeli soldier shot and critically wounded a Palestinian farmer during a clash over an olive orchard
10-11 - Israeli Commander Probed in Girl's Death
10-11 - Palestinian killed in central Gaza
10-11 - Israelis probe Gaza girl shooting "Confirming the kill" - as Israeli troops call shooting combatants at close range to make sure they are dead
10-11 - Army chief 'emptied his magazine' at girl in Gaza More details in this one.
10-11 - 'Strike' on Gaza leader's house
10-11 - Bedouin 'sold' Red Sea explosives
10-11 - Attacks in Egypt: homegrown or part of global jihad? To many militant groups, Israel and the US are seen as one and the same, particularly since the collapse of peace talks and the start of the latest intifada four years ago.
10-11 - BBC VIDEO: Hardtalk host interviews Israeli Ambassador to UN Dan Gillerman An unbelievably bold interviewer calls Gillerman on the carpet on a number of issues. Must See. Requires Real Media player.
10-11 - Médecins Sans Frontières asks for access to its patients in Gaza
10-11 - The Illusion of Balance NPR's coverage of Mideast deaths doesn't match reality
10-11 - Catholic hospitals and dying patients hunted by Israeli tax collectors Jerusalem tax authorities have intensified a campaign of intimidation against Catholic institutions, in violation of the Agreement between the Holy See and Israel.
10-11 - Army 'quit Gaza' call ignored by Sharon
10-11 - Poisoning the village wells Twice in September 2002, Israelis shot at Oxfam and village workers trying to repair the system
10-11 - MK set to propose bill enabling communities for Jews only
10-11 - EU calls for end to Israeli operations in Palestine "[The EU] condemns the disproportionate nature of Israeli military actions in the Gaza Strip,"
10-11 - Ten Israeli Warplanes Fly Over Lebanon -Army
10-11 - Israeli think tank: War in Iraq "distraction" in war on terrorism That's interesting, because it was the Israelis that supplied us with the shoddy Iraq intel in the first place, and their neocon counterparts in the Pentagon cherrypicked the rest to make the case for war.
10-11 - Soccer: Chinese Taipei-Palestine FIFA World Cup Preliminary match rescheduled one day later; cooperative efforts yield exit visas for Palestinian footballers
10-11 - Palestine given NI 'peace lesson'
10-11 - Evangelist criticised for fuelling Israel-Palestine conflict
10-11 - Freedom has its limitations for a man without a country Yassir is a man without a country -- a stowaway ordered deported but with no country that will take him. Federal officials want to know exactly where he is at all times, so they can deport him as soon as they find some place that will take him.
10-11 - How can I send a donation to support UNRWA's emergency services to the palestine refugees?
10-11 - Iraq Disaster Will Haunt Future Generations Unforgivable Betrayals and Broken Promises
10-11 - Armenian archbishop quizzed over spat with yeshiva student but to approach in the middle of a religious procession and to spit on the cross in front of all the priests of the sect is humiliation that we are not prepared to accept
10-11 - Sabotage an Option Against Iran's Atomic Plans -Experts covert action of the kind used elsewhere by Israel and the United States could already be under way against the Islamic republic
10-10 - Israeli Missile Kills Civilian in Gaza
10-10 - Israeli Missile Kills Palestinian in Gaza Strip Witnesses said a missile fired by an Israeli aircraft destroyed a house in the heart of Jabalya, killing a Palestinian man who worked in the camp as a teacher.
10-10 - Palestinian killed in Gaza as Kerry vows no reprieve for Arafat
10-10 - Woman escorting Palestinian kids beaten by mob of Israeli teens in Hebron
10-10 - Israeli army forges on with Gaza offensive Despite U.S. and international pressure, Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon last week ordered the army to intensify the assault
10-10 - Egyptian group suspected over Taba bombings The initial report was al-Qaida but we have not found any evidence yet to substantiate this premise. We are still looking for clues
10-10 - email The Gaza community mental health programme has catalogued a full range of post-traumatic stress symptoms displayed by the children: stammering, depression, headaches, stomach pains, the inability to concentrate.
10-10 - Civilian toll grows in Gaza fighting "Who should we blame? The one sitting quietly at home or the one that fires a tank shell at him?"
10-10 - Arab League slams US for supporting Israel despite Gaza killings
10-10 - Yeshiva student arrested for brawl with clergy
10-10 - Lost boys of Gaza
10-10 - IDF probing whether officer 'confirmed kill' of Gaza girl, 13 The term is a military coinage referring to the firing at close range of combatants after they have already been shot to the ground, to make sure they are dead, and don't present a danger- Story and headlined changed by Haaretz since I posted article
10-10 - Israel Trades One Nightmare for Another "It's up to the Americans and Europeans to solve Iran," [Yuval Steinitz] added, "not little Israel."
10-10 - Gov't angry at Russia's Putin for ignoring Israeli victims The Israeli sources said the failure to mention Israel or its victims, who were the central target of the attacks, was "astonishing and disgusting."
10-10 - Sharon orders Mossad to hunt for al-Qaeda terrorists: report
10-10 - U.S. should support a viable Palestinian state
10-10 - Israelis occupy state of denial over Zionism's great moral crisis
10-10 - Tales of hope and resistance from the Holy Land
10-9 - Seven Palestinians killed by Israeli fire in Gaza 15-year-old boy was hit in the back by a bullet and evacuated to a Nablus hospital.
10-9 - Seven Palestinians killed in Gaza
10-9 - Israeli Troops Wound Children, Raze Lands in Khan Younis
10-9 - No Palestinian State, No Peace for America
10-9 - Israelis Feel More Isolated Than Ever But Israel's government saw a possible upside to the attacks: greater Egyptian resolve to crack down on weapons smugglers and better relations with the regime in Cairo
10-9 - Doubts over claim al Qaeda behind Egypt bombs "Whoever is trying to connect the Palestinians to this is simplifying his life," Foreign Minister Silvan Shalom told Israel's Channel 1 Television.
10-9 - Hamas: Sharon leads Israel to agony
10-9 - Egypt hotel bombers 'aided by woman suicide backpacker' Hanni Rashad, a limousine driver at the Hilton, said that injured hotel workers had told him that one of the suicide cars had Israeli number plates
10-9 - Shared mission after Taba attack
10-9 - AFC want Palestine to hold regional leagues It is important that football activities go on in Palestine. It is a major problem for Palestinian players to travel, not only outside the country but inside as well
10-9 - From 2002: Aaron D. Wolf on Palestinian Lutherans
10-9 - Arabs Wary of Next U.S. President
10-9 - Anti-Semitism Allegations Cloud Book Fair On the opening day of the fair Wednesday, a small group of Jewish protesters waved Israeli and American flags in front of the fairgrounds, calling the decision to highlight the Arab world at the event a "scandal" and
10-8 - Palestinian Girl Killed in Gaza Violence
10-8 - Israelis kill 4 Palestinians in Gaza Israeli troops have killed four Palestinians, including a militant and a 10-year-old girl
10-8 - Palestinian man shot dead in Gaza
10-8 - Israeli army kills two Palestinians in Khan Yunes The two, Imad Bader, 24, and Fakher Fakher, 22, were members of the Palestinian national security force
10-8 - Al-Qaida behind hotel attack that killed 30, says Israel
10-8 - Egypt Blasts Claimed by 3 Different Groups In the Gaza Strip, a spokesman for the Islamic militant group Hamas denied involvement
10-8 - Cold peace over Sinai's borders
10-8 - Hotel changed sides in peace deal
10-8 - Palestinian militants, officials blame Israel occupation for Sinai attacks
10-8 - Peace as the fruit of justice 'Most Palestinians are ready for peace but we have no opportunity here in Gaza to have dialogue with faith-based groups from Israel
10-8 - Anti-Israel Govt Rally in Los Angeles IAC members and other comunity representatives including Korean community in Los Angeles protested on Oct.7, 2004 Israel government which attacked Gaza
10-8 - Palestinians Will Find No Friends In White House
10-8 - Biography best-seller in Israel Since 1963, when Che visited Palestinian refugee camps in the Gaza Strip, his image has never been as popular in this region as it is today
10-8 - Peace activists remain undaunted A play based on the diaries of British peace activist Tom Hurndall is to be broadcast by the BBC.
10-8 - PC(USA) divestment decision sparks huge interest in Bethlehem
10-7 - Palestinian Teens Killed in Israeli Strike Later Thursday, Israeli soldiers opened fire in the town of Beit Hanoun, and Samah Audeh, 11, was hit in the head by a bullet as she stood by the window of her house
10-7 - Two Palestinians killed in Gaza The Israeli army confirmed that it had fired on two people who, it said, had been trying to launch a Qassam rocket. Same folks who thought the stretcher was a Qassam rocket.
10-7 - Explosions rock Red Sea resorts Three explosions at Egyptian resorts near the border with Israel have reportedly killed at least 30 people.
10-7 - UN warns of 'growing Gaza crisis' It says as many as 72% of Palestinians will be living in poverty by the end of 2006, and that Israeli restrictions are hampering emergency aid deliveries.
10-7 - Grim Picture of Gaza's Mayhem
10-7 - Arab League 'fed up' with US veto: official
10-7 - US 'reassured' over Gaza plan "I don't understand what assurances Washington could have got to allay their fears after the Weisglass comments."
10-7 - Israeli assault on Gaza leaves scores dead and many homeless
10-7 - US Wants Israel to Explain Comment on Peace Process
10-7 - Heroism in the Holy Land: Chris Brown beaten for walking children to school San Franciscan Chris Brown was beaten by Israeli settlers with a bat and chains and his head smashed with a rock simply for walking Palestinian children to school.
10-7 - EU faces row over neighbourhood pact with Israel
10-7 - Stroke MP vows to retun to Middle East NORWICH MP Ian Gibson has revealed he wants to return to Palestine to continue his fact-finding mission which was cut dramatically short last month when he suffered a stroke.
10-7 - Sidelined Neo-Cons Stoke Future Fires no neo-con within the administration has resigned or been fired, despite their responsibility for the Iraqi quagmire
10-7 - WCC UPDATE: US churches receive support, challenges
10-7 - REBUILDING A HOUSE AND BUILDING A COMMON FUTURE About 20 people of all ages from Europe and North America came to the
village of Anata in August 2004 in response to ICAHD's invitation to
rebuild the Kabuah house together with Palestinians and Israelis
10-7 - Oxfam report knowing your Pink Floyd has advantages
10-6 - Tanks fire shells into family homes An Israeli tank fired two shells into blocks of flats yesterday, killing a Palestinian father and his son in one home and wounding nine children asleep in another.
10-6 - Israeli Tank Fire Kills 3 in Gaza Town Israeli tanks shelled a town in the in the northern Gaza Strip early on Wednesday, killing three Palestinians and wounding 10 children in their houses
10-6 - Palestinian teenager killed in northern West Bank
10-6 - Militants die in settlement raid
10-6 - Sharon Aide Nixes Palestinian State Tanks fired several shells toward the Jebaliya refugee camp, scene of the heaviest fighting on Wednesday. A shell hit a house, killing a father and son, ages 55 and 25, and wounding eight members of the family
10-6 - Israel: Palestinian State Shelved with U.S. Blessing
10-6 - UN demands Israel tear down the barrier The UN General Assembly has overwhelmingly adopted a resolution demanding that Israel comply with a world court decision and tear down the barrier it is building to seal off the West Bank.
10-6 - Israel takes U-turn on road map Gaza withdrawal is part of Israel's effort to thwart Palestinian statehood, a Sharon adviser says.
10-6 - Twelve UN Agencies Warn of Deep Crisis in Gaza
10-6 - Sharon plan 'blocked peace talks'
10-6 - Row erupts as top Sharon aide says there will be no Palestinian state Mr Weisglass said the Israeli prime minister's strategy was to prevent any such negotiation.
10-6 - Russia votes for UNSC draft resolution on Gaza situation
10-6 - Sharon aide's revelation about Gaza plan will embarrass Bush
10-6 - Israel embarrassed after likely blunder in UN ambulance affair
10-6 - Gaza's children suffer under continued violence
10-6 - UN Challenges Israel on UNRWA Terror Link Claims
10-6 - Iraqi official Charged for Visiting Israel
10-6 - Israeli Ex-Aide to McGreevey Avoids Investigators From U.S.
10-6 - UN hits back over Israeli charges Spokesman Paul McCann accused Israel of deliberately muddying the waters after retracting an accusation that a UN ambulance was used by militants
10-6 - Iran prepares uranium for enrichment The move defies UN nuke watchdog. Pundits discuss Israel's possible intervention.
10-6 - 64 percent of Palestinians support resuming peace talks with Israel: poll
10-6 - Israel Wants To Buy More Than 100 Armored Cars Israel wants to buy 103 armored cars that were manufactured in the United States under license from a German firm to patrol the occupied Palestinian territories, the Financial Times Deutschland reported Oct. 6.
10-6 - Cyprus angry that Israeli jets forced Lufthansa plane to land on island
10-6 - Divesting could harden Israel on Palestinian issue divestment would serve only to strengthen Israel's
self-image as a persecuted nation subjected to one-sided United Nations
resolutions and boycotts instigated by Arab countries
10-6 - Assad Will to Cooperate on Iraq, Make Peace With Israel, Says Indyk On peacemaking, Assad offered to hold talks with Israel without preconditions, Indyk said, and had made several overtures to Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon that Sharon rebuffed
10-6 - FBI familiar with mysterious traveler The FBI office in Tulsa was notified, and agents were called to interview the man. He was released after being held for seven hours. The driver, who identified himself as Israeli, was unable to show a passport or visa.
10-5 - Palestinian teenage girl killed in Gaza
10-5 - Israeli Tank Fire Kills 15-Year-Old in Gaza Medics said a tank shell killed a youth in one house in the town of Beit Lahiya and ambulance crews were pinned down by Israeli gunfire trying to get to the body. Another shell hit a house where a family was sleeping, wounding 10 children ranging from six
10-5 - Tank shell wounds complete family a father, his brother and eight of his children, with a 4-month-old infant in critical conditions.
10-5 - Militants killed in Gaza strikes
10-5 - US blocks UN move to end Gaza offensive The veto was the 80th by the United States in 59 years and some 29 vetos concerned the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
10-5 - U.S. Vetoes Plan to End Israeli Operation The vote in the 15-member Security Council was 11 in favor, one against, and three abstentions
10-5 - Gaza on verge of humanitarian crisis Over 80 Palestinians have been killed, including 24 children...UNRWA, the United Nations agency in charge of Palestinian refugees, has so far been unable to deliver emergency food aid to the besieged areas of northern Gaza,
10-5 - Two girls, two shots to the head Palestinian 15-year-olds among growing number of children hit by Israeli snipers during 'Days of Penitence'
10-5 - ARAB CHILD SAVES 5 ISRAELIS IN DEATH A 9-year-old Palestinian boy who died in a traffic accident helped save the lives of five Israelis with transplants of his organs.
10-5 - Palestinians Urge U.N. Vote Against Israel
10-5 - Israel begins to backtrack on allegations against UN agency
10-5 - Israel clarifies UN Gaza arrests Israel has said that 13 UN employees in Gaza were arrested but later made it clear that the detentions took place over the past four years.
10-5 - Israeli troops cautious in Jebaliya refugee camp; feared haven for militants
10-5 - Israeli campaign might endanger medical staff and patients in Gaza The Israelis did not use cautious language in their campaign, as they should have being that the incident had not been fully investigated.
10-5 - What would Israel do without UNRWA? UNRWA is one of the most important safety nets the international community has spread out under Israel, which, as an occupying power, has been unwilling to recognize its responsibility for the occupied civilian population
10-5 - Evangelist Robertson Warns Bush on Israel Most nations, including the United States, never recognized Israel's annexation of east Jerusalem and keep their embassies in Tel Aviv.
10-5 - Palestinians find comfort in rumors of success against Israelis "I tell them the U.N. will stop Israel," he said. "The U.N. will not stop them. But I lie to my family to protect them."
10-5 - Episcopalians likely to consider Israeli divestment
10-5 - "Like Mandela", Arafat aims to lead Palestine to independence then retire
10-5 - Russia calls on Israel to abstain from disproportionate use of force
10-5 - Israel softens UN ambulance claim So far there has been no public explanation about Israel's re-evaluation of the video, but the army has removed references to it from its website.
10-4 - Eight more killed in Gaza; Israel warns onslaught could last weeks Eight Palestinians, including a child and a teenage girl, were killed by Israeli fire
10-4 - Two Palestinian children killed in Gaza
10-4 - Witnesses say Palestinian boy killed in Gaza
10-4 - 50,000 trapped by Israeli assault on Gaza Most of the eight people killed yesterday were Palestinian fighters, but a teenage girl was among the dead, shot in her home. In southern Gaza, Israeli forces killed a four-year-old boy in Khan Yunis refugee camp, where several Palestinian children have been shot dead in recent weeks
10-4 - Powell Hopes Israeli Gaza Operations End Soon US Secretary of State Colin Powell said Monday he hopes Israel's bloody military operations in Gaza will end soon
10-4 - Straw deeply concerned over Gaza violence
10-4 - Senseless in Gaza
10-4 - Undercover Policeman killed in Ramallah arrest raid Acting on intelligence information, the undercover Israeli force ambushed a car carrying three members of the elite Palestinian Force 17 Israelis ambushed car of Palestinian police who were going to arrest a fugitive, killing one of the policemen. Why?
10-4 - Gaza Residents Run Out Space to Bury Dead
10-4 - UN agency demands Israeli apology for "malicious propaganda"
10-4 - UN chief launches probe into Israeli charges over UN ambulances However, Annan spokesman Fred Eckhard said the UN secretary general "has no reason whatsoever to doubt" the conclusions of Peter Hansen
10-4 - Sharon accuses Iran of sedition Israel's prime minister has accused arch foe Iran of recruiting Arab citizens for the purpose of subversion
10-4 - US urges 'maximum restraint' from Israel, Palestinians "We also are urging all sides to take every measure to avoid civilian casualties and we are urging the Israelis to minimise the humanitarian consequences of their actions,"
10-4 - Evangelist Pat Robertson leads pilgrims to Israel Robertson praised Israel as part of God's plan and criticized Arab countries and some Muslims, saying their hopes to include Israeli-controlled land in a Palestinian state are part of "Satan's plan."
10-4 - Gaza attacks anger Palestinians "That is not the way to peace. That is not the road map to peace," Danforth said. Someone needs to tell Danforth that Sharon shat on the Road Map to peace long long ago
10-4 - Palestinian families claim IDF soldiers looted their homes "When we began cleaning up after they left", he added, "We found out that jewelry worth NIS 20,000 was gone. It was the soldiers. It is an armed robbery".
10-4 - Source: U.S. to veto UN resolution condemning Israel
10-4 - Hundreds of Dunams and Olive trees bulldozed near Hebron
10-4 - Riyadh urges international community to put end to Israeli action in Gaza
10-4 - Two Peoples, One State But the struggle against South African apartheid proves the battle can be won. The only question is how long it will take, and how much all sides will have to suffer, before Israeli Jews can view Palestinian Christians and Muslims not as demographic threats but as fellow citizens
10-4 - 'Don't touch Jerusalem,' Evangelical leader warns Bush
10-4 - Iraqis debating new relationship with Israel "I knew after America invaded Iraq, the first thing that would happen (is) we would have a relationship with Israel,"
10-4 - Mideast Dispute Fades U.S. Political Issue They see it as an unaddressed problem, but they're not anxious to spend a lot of effort debating it because it's not on the agenda for the American public. The American public needs to see this
10-4 - Four Years On: Cases of Brutality by the Israeli Police against Palestinian Arab Citizens four years after the security forces shot dead 12 unarmed Palestinian Arab citizens and one labourer from Gaza during protests at the outset of the intifada, and one year since the Or Commission, which investigated those events, warned that deep-seated racism was rife throughout the police force
10-4 - Ex-senator critical of Iraq war and blind support of Israel We're witnessing one of the most brutal occupations in history in Palestine
10-4 - October 5 - UNESCO World Teacher's Day - Quebec teachers gather in Palestine: The Wall Must Fall! 20 teachers from 12 Quebec educational
institutions will be in Palestinian Territory to participate in an
10-3 - Sharon Vows to Escalate Gaza Offensive In new bloodshed Sunday, at least seven Palestinians, including a 13-year-old boy, were killed, while a second 13-year-old boy died of wounds sustained earlier.
10-3 - Gaza operation claims more lives The dead included a deaf man shot at his home in the Jabaliya camp and a 13-year-old boy
10-3 - Ten Palestinians killed as Sharon vows Gaza offensive will go on Maya Gouzare, a 21-year-old woman from Denmark who was volunteering with the International Solidarity Movement (ISM), a pro-Palestinian solidarity group, was moderately wounded after being hit in the back by a rubber bullet
10-3 - Sharon vows to step up assault on Gaza strip as death toll rises In May, Mr Gillerman told the UN security council that an Israeli shell fired into a peaceful demonstration in Rafah had mostly killed gunmen. In fact, the dead were children or unarmed adults.
10-3 - Israel uses illegal tanks shells against Palestinians: medics
10-3 - Israeli troops injure Dane, Palestinians
10-3 - Ibrahim, the Shin Bet wants you to join Qaida
10-3 - People of Gaza caught up in violent storm
10-3 - Gaza clash tests withdrawal plan Sharon will have difficulty disengaging if there is too much fighting," says Ephraim Inbar, head of the BESA Center for Strategic Studies at Bar Ilan University near Tel Aviv. "The army will be busy fighting Palestinians instead of establishing an envelop
10-3 - UN chief calls for end to Gaza offensive The secretary-general calls on the Government of Israel to halt its military incursions into the Gaza Strip, which have led to the deaths of scores of Palestinians, among them many civilians, including children
10-3 - Israel/Occupied Territories: Israeli army must respect human rights in its operations
10-3 - Palestinian civilians in Israel's sights? An army that can strike and assassinate a person driving in a small car through a crowded street, can easily distinguish children and women from resistance fighters
10-3 - China strongly urges Israel to immediately stop military operations China expressed serious concern about the latest bloody clashes in the northern Gaza Strip that have caused many Palestinian civilian casualties
10-3 - UN Security Council to meet on Gaza raid
10-3 - UNRWA demands Israel apologize over Qassam accusation Rescue worker Wahel Ghabayen, 38, said he had run with a stretcher to a school in Jabalya on Friday after he heard that someone there may have been wounded. The wounded boy had already been moved by the time he arrived,
10-3 - Jordan's king criticises Israeli military actions
10-3 - UN agency denies Israeli claim that militants used ambulance You saw a long thin object, about 1.80 metres (yards) long, being carried by one man in one hand, even jogging with it and then he threw it into an ambulance ...
10-3 - Iran says Israeli Gaza incursion genocide as Erakat laments world silence
10-3 - Israeli Company Keeping 'Lady Liberty' Safe
10-3 - Israel seeks removal of UNWRA head "It is in all likelihood, if anybody looks twice at the picture, a stretcher, a portable stretcher, that was folded."
10-3 - Berlusconi: Italy will support Israeli EU membership
10-3 - UNRWA: Terrorists not using UN vans
10-3 - Israel to soothe trauma with marijuana
10-3 - Bush, Kerry agree: Iraq success vital for Israel Kerry, in explaining how he would be better equipped to deal with the situation in Iraq, said, "I'm going to get it right for those soldiers because it's important to Israel, it's important to America, Psst, Kerry, American must come FIRST
10-3 - Palestinians laud US Christian stand Church groups went to Palestine
to witness the damage
10-3 - Christians Visit Israel in Solidarity Christian Zionists
10-3 - New-age hasbara Hasbara = propagandize
10-2 - Israeli Forces Kill 10 in Gaza Camp Raid Along the Gaza-Egypt border, Israeli troops shot and critically wounded a 25-year-old pregnant Palestinian woman while demolishing a house, witnesses and hospital officials said
10-2 - Israeli troops wound four children demonstrators in central Gaza The witnesses said as soon as the soldiers saw the demonstration, they opened fire at the marching people, wounding at least four children. Dozens of children then began throwing stones at the soldiers who kept shooting at them.
10-2 - Sharon Calls for Expansion of Israel's Gaza Offensive The Palestinian dead from the operation, codenamed "Days of Reckoning," include civilians as well as fighters
10-2 - Gaza's deadly taste of what's to come
10-2 - Palestinians declare state of emergency
10-2 - Israel claims militants using UN vehicles The Israeli accusation against the United Nations followed a UN complaint against Israel that its troops had taken over UN-run schools in the Gaza Strip, while children were still in class, and used them as firing positions for tanks.
10-2 - Israelis secure Gaza buffer zone But in a first reaction, the head of the UN agency for Palestinian refugees (UNRWA), Peter Hansen, cast doubt on the Israeli allegations. Mr Hansen told the BBC the object appeared too light to be carried with one hand - it looked more like a portable stretcher. He asked Israel to provide more evidence.
10-2 - Arafat calls on UN Security Council to convene over Gaza killing
10-2 - UN denies Israeli claims of assisting Palestinian militants
10-2 - Israel seeks removal of UNRWA director
10-2 - U.S. and ISRAEL PREPARE FOR IRAN
10-2 - At home with the Mossad men But from its small office in Herzliyah, just outside Tel Aviv, Mossad runs global operations using sympathetic contacts among Jewish communities.
10-2 - Duke president: Pro-Palestinian meeting important for freedom
10-2 - Thousands take to streets of Sakhnin to mark 4th anniversary of October riots Hatib voiced scathing criticism of the government's approval of the current Gaza offensive, code named Days of Penitence, and he criticized the lack of indictments against the policemen involved in the shootings four years ago
10-1 - Israeli tanks start to reoccupy northern Gaza A second rocket left three people dead, apparently all civilians, near a school.
10-1 - Two killed, four injured in Gaza camp strike
10-1 - Attack victims in their teens - hospital HOSPITAL officials said today that all seven Palestinians killed by an Israeli tank shell the day before were teens, six of them between the ages of 11 and 14.
10-1 - Israel/Occupied Territories: Israeli army must respect human rights in its operations n the past two days the Israeli army has killed more than 35 Palestinians, including several children and other unarmed residents who were not participating in armed confrontations with Israeli soldiers.
10-1 - Israeli troops mass for Gaza Strip offensive Hospital officials, meanwhile, said seven Palestinians killed yesterday by an Israeli tank shell were boys between the ages of 13 and 17. Twenty-three Palestinians were wounded by the tank shell, including many who lost limbs, and at least four of the wounded were under the age of 14, doctors said.
10-1 - One killed, 10 wounded in Israeli tank Shelling on refugee camp in northern Gaza Ibrahim Abu el Qomsan, 20, was killed and 10 others were injured by Israeli tank shelling while a group of people were gathering near al Awada Hospital
10-1 - US urges Israel to use 'proportional force' in Gaza, avoid civilian deaths
10-1 - Eyewitness: Inside Jabaliya Israel says that no nation could tolerate the random shelling of its civilian areas. This is exactly what the Israeli army does on a daily basis in the Palestinian territories. It's how those schoolchildren were killed/wounded while in their UN school.
10-1 - Militants call for Palestinian PM's sacking
10-1 - Teachers' pests The Education Ministry has finally confirmed that all appointments in Arab sector education are overseen by the Shin Bet. Despite opposition to the practice, the ministry has no intention of changing it
10-1 - Episcopalians may pressure companies that deal with Israel
10-1 - Senior EU official condemns violence in Palestinian territories
10-1 - Candidates Omit Israel-Palestinian from Debate
10-1 - Israeli Army Confronts Homemade Weapons
10-1 - Israeli settlers' extreme devotion But there is also such strong opposition that it has triggered talk of a Jewish civil war.
10-1 - Jewish Groups Scramble To Head Off Divestment Push In an effort to head off anti-Israel divestment efforts, a bipartisan group of 13 congressmen sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Commerce stating that such campaigns violate America's laws regarding the Arab boycott of Israel. The letter, which was initiated by the Zionist Organization of America
10-1 - Jewish American group calls for international intervention to stop Israel's massive military invasion of Gaza Strip
10-1 - India does not support regime change in Palestine: E Ahamed :
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