October '05 Archive
10-31-05 - Second settler attack on elderly Palestinian Mutasim Hanani, who accompanied his uncle to the Nablus Specialist Hospital, said two settlers attacked him around three in the afternoon while he was herding his sheep near the town. The settlers sliced Hanani with a razor, beat him with a club and kicked him while cursing and yelling profanities.
10-31-05 - Israeli clampdown amid rise in 'sonic bombs' The Israeli defence ministry has barred foreign journalists from entering the Gaza Strip in an apparent attempt to limit reporting on the killing of Palestinian civilians This after the Guardian reported on the three teenaged boys the IDF killed in a missile strike days ago. It was the same strike that was headlined in this AP article in which the author failed to accurately report the true death toll that is reflected in the first sentence of the article.
10-31-05 - Greenhouse project endangered in Gaza
10-31-05 - Gaza settlement rubble to be turned into roads
10-31-05 - Sharon demands Palestinians move on militants "At the end of the day, it is either settlements or peace, and it seems to me that this government is pursuing settlements and dictation, and not peace and negotiations," Palestinian negotiations minister Saeb Erekat told Reuters
10-31-05 - Like a Thorn in the Heart: settlements and settlers in East Jerusalem Since the occupation of the West Bank began in 1967, Israeli governments have made unceasing efforts to change the Arab character of East Jerusalem, eradicate all Palestinian signifiers, and engender a Jewish mass that will in turn create a new geopolitical reality.
10-31-05 - JEWISH SETTLEMENTS TO EXPAND Despite quitting Gaza, Mr Sharon has repeatedly pledged that there will be no let-up in plans to expand Jewish settlements in parts of the West Bank and in the Golan Heights, which Israel seized from Syria in 1967 and later unilaterally annexed.
10-31-05 - Ongoing crisis in Gaza demands world attention: Israel's wanton attacks must stop
10-31-05 - Palestine: Wide participation in the Olive Harvest Festival Every year at the beginning of October, the annual olive harvest begins in Palestine. The survival of tens of thousands of Palestinian families is more dependant than ever on their ability to harvest their olives and market the oil they yield.
10-31-05 - Gaza Strip could turn into 'prison camp': Palestine FM "There has been no change in the legal status of the Gaza Strip," he said, adding "interference" by the Israelis over the Palestinians continued by Israel's control over water resources and passage rights through the region.
10-31-05 - West Bank Raid Endangers Mideast Accord
10-31-05 - Sharon Praises Stands Against Iran, Syria Naturally, since Israel is calling the shots. From 2003 Israeli Ambassador to US Calls for 'Regime Change' in Iran, Syria
10-31-05 - Israel army ready to react as Palestinians mark anniversary of death of Yasser Arafat
10-31-05 - GCC calls for halt to Israeli 'aggression'
10-31-05 - Islamic group targets David Project A Boston Islamic group sued a pro-Israel group for defamation.
10-31-05 - 2015 release projected for Pollard The U.S. Bureau of Prisons projects a 2015 release date for Jonathan Pollard, the former U.S. navy analyst convicted of spying for Israel. The release date, on the bureau?s Web site, is the first indication that the United States plans to release Pollard, who was convicted in 1986 and is serving a life sentence in a North Carolina prison.
10-31-05 - Palestinians seek stronger political, economic support from Korea
10-31-05 - Title VI Debate Focus on Resource Centers Legislation introduced to the U.S. House of Representatives this session by Rep. Patrick Tiberi (R-Ohio) would create an advisory board to observe the workings of Title VI and report to Congress. So that pro-Israeli 'scholars' can ensure that their agenda is being taught at our universities.
10-31-05 - The Louise T Blouin Foundation Launches a Presence in The Middle East and Announces Support for a New Cultural Dialogue Between Israel and Palestine
10-31-05 - Remarks by Stephen Hadley to the American Israel Public Affairs Committee National Summit 2005 If freedom prevails in Iraq, others in the region - including Syria and Iran - will be under greater pressure to open up their repressive political systems. And that is good news for Israel...But if we succeed in our broader objectives in the War on Terror and in Iraq, Israel will be more secure as a result. No kidding, what a coincidence.
10-31-05 - BibleLands Christmas Appeal for Children of Behtlehem The Sheepfold is a small Christian home that seeks to provide individual care and teaching for children and young people with special needs. It is situated in Beit Sahour, a small Palestinian Christian Arab town just outside Bethlehem in the West Bank
10-31-05 - Korea to Open Representative Office in Palestine in Mid-Nov.
10-31-05 - Plan underway to encourage IT students to live in Jerusalem Prime Minister Ariel Sharon stated that he intends to continue enacting various plans for strengthening the capital, including in the fields of employment and housing in the city center. Sharon said, 'Jerusalem is Israel?s eternal capital and thus we must enhance its status as a national asset of the highest order.'
10-31-05 - Israel Should Pull Out of West Bank Unilaterally, Barak Says Israel should give up as much as 93 percent of the territory for a Palestinian state, Barak said
10-31-05 - Following Adalah' Petition to Supreme Court: AG Announces Cancellation of Military Service Criterion to Lease Land in Arab Bedouin Towns in the Naqab
10-31-05 - Italy's foreign minister wants Iran brought before Security Council
10-30-05 - Palestinians killed near a Jenin village Two Palestinian militants and a civilian were shot to death and seven other people wounded during clashes late Sunday
10-30-05 - Israel kills two militants in West Bank shootout
10-30-05 - Eight Palestinians injured in West Bank skirmish
10-30-05 - Hebron Update 9-15 October 2005 A
Palestinian man was very upset that soldiers would not allow him to pass
because he lives just a block past the checkpoint
10-30-05 - At Tuwani 5 October- 17 October The Israeli High Court ruled that
the "Military Zone" decrees issued by the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) in the
area around At-Tuwani were illegitimate, so the Palestinians had the right
to use their land as they saw fit. All, or most, of the hilltops in the
area were claimed by Israel as "State land" and some portions of the "State
land" had been designated for use by settlers only Thus does more Palestinian land get usurped by Israel.
10-30-05 - Militia boasts of role in Sabra massacre In Massaker, six former Christian Phalange militiamen tell of their training by Israeli allies and recount the events of 16-18 September, 1982, when hundreds of Palestinian men, women and children were killed in the Beirut camps.
10-30-05 - Iranians say Israel spat used to up atomic pressure
10-30-05 - Lebanon Tries to Cut Off Palestinian Group
10-30-05 - Palestinians, Egypt agree to temporarily open Rafah Crossing
10-30-05 - 3 Gazans held for planning W. Bank munitions factory
10-30-05 - Peres raps Israeli operations in W. Bank
10-30-05 - Assassinations threaten peace deal
10-30-05 - Settlers attack residents, homes ion Hebron, one resident injured Jabber said that settlers of Keryat Arba? settlement, attacked several homes in Wad Al Nassara and Jabber areas, and hurled stones and empty bottles at them.
10-30-05 - Soldier acquitted of murder compensated The Palestinian who was fixing a television antenna on the roof of his house died in the incident.
10-30-05 - Proposed bill will enable Palestinian detainees to be held incommunicado
10-30-05 - ESCWA Says Development is Unachievable under the Israeli Occupation By the end of 2004, some 1,323 hectares of land had been leveled or damaged due to the Wall. According to most estimates, approximately 220,000 persons are affected in the completed first phase of the construction of the apartheid wall
10-30-05 - Palestinian territories clear of bird flue: health minister
10-30-05 - Ethiopian Israelis protest delays in plans to bring over relatives
10-30-05 - Al-Qaeda militants in Gaza: Israeli official Now where have I heard that before?
10-30-05 - How the Iraq War disappointed Israel In short, there is a growing recognition in Israel that the Iraq War was not so good for the Jews Because it wasn't the 'cakewalk' as was predicted by neoconservative Paul Wolfowitz?
10-30-05 - Abbas calls for US intervention against Israeli military escalation: Official
10-30-05 - Living with supersonic booms
10-30-05 - Iran president calls for democracy for Palestinians
10-30-05 - Israel slams Annan's planned visit to Iran
10-29-05 - Israeli Aircraft, Artillery Bombard Gaza
10-29-05 - Police use stun grenades to keep Palestinians out of J'lem Police and Border Police officers threw stun grenades at hundreds of Palestinians gathered at the A-Ram checkpoint north of Jerusalem on Friday morning, in an effort to maintain the closure imposed on the West Bank in the wake of Wednesday's suicide bombing in Hadera.
10-29-05 - Mofaz orders eviction of 15 settler families in Hebron Settlers at the "worshipers' route" in Hebron also attacked Palestinians living in the area. One of them, Mubar Jabber, said his family was forced to leave their house when the youths stoned the building. Other Palestinians said the inhabitants of one house were beaten by Jewish youths but the security forces did not intervene.
10-29-05 - Palestinians seek halt to Israeli bombings in Gaza
10-29-05 - Palestinians pledge new crackdown on illegal arms
10-29-05 - Ceasefire deal between Israel, Palestinian militants underway: sources
10-29-05 - Two Israeli prisoners stab an underage Palestinian detainee
10-29-05 - PA: Massive new IDF checkpoint aims at creating 'canton'
This will complete the transformation of the Nablus-Jenin region into a separate canton severed from the central West Bank
10-29-05 - Quartet: Israel has asked for halt to study of Gaza-West Bank link In deference to Israel's views, however, the World Bank agreed to conduct research on the relative costs and benefits of the two proposals, and the U.S. government agreed to finance the study, on condition that Israel and the Palestinian Authority both consent. Both Wolfensohn and World Bank officials received the impression that Israel had no objections to the study, and therefore set it in motion. But Haaretz has learned that in early October, after the World Bank sent the study's terms of reference to Israel, a Defense Ministry official sent a letter to the World Bank demanding that the study be halted, and the bank complied.
10-29-05 - New confidence crisis with U.S According to the agreement between Israel and the U.S., every purchase of such devices must be under close supervision, as conditioned by the U.S. government. The defense establishment recently discovered a fault in the supervision procedures of these devices, which caused hundreds of loss incidents not to be reported to the Americans at all.
10-29-05 - Israel cuts Gaza electricity
10-29-05 - Troops invade Hebron, several surrounding villages
10-29-05 - Arab League blasts Israeli minister The Arab League Saturday blasted Israeli Defense Minister Shaul Mofaz for accusing the Palestinian Authority of failure and saying peace was impossible.
10-29-05 - Israeli patrol burned in Nablus
10-29-05 - Israel's land confiscations, home demolitions, exploitation of natural resources main causes of crisis in occupied Arab territories, Second Committee told Reinforcing that point, the observer for Palestine said Israel had been exploiting and destroying Palestinian natural resources for 38 years, in violation of its obligations under international humanitarian and human rights law. During the initial construction of the West Bank separation wall, Israel had confiscated 200 cisterns and 36 groundwater wells, and had threatened to demolish 14 other wells, forcing Palestinians to pay 12 per cent more for water.
10-29-05 - Palestinian police disperse Islamic Jihad protesters outside Abbas' offices
10-29-05 - Four residents arrested in Bil?in
10-29-05 - Settlements in Focus - Vol. 1, Issue 13: HEBRON Hebron is the only Palestinian city that has Israeli settlers living in the heart of its built up area, side-by-side with Palestinians.
10-29-05 - Timeline for Palestine / Israel 1936-1939: First major Palestinian uprising against British and Zionist colonial projects. Put down brutally by the British occupation. But also led to British "White Paper" recognizing that unlimited Zionist colonization despite native Palestinian objections is a cause of major problems, Britain attempts to limit immigration but fails because of world war and strength of now established Jewish Zionist militias and International Zionist organizations. Zionist terrorism focuses against British as well as Palestinian people. Future prime ministers/leaders of Israel among British wanted terrorists (e.g. Begin, Shamir).
10-29-05 - Iran says not threatening attack on Israel
10-29-05 - Family of Rabin's Assassin Wants Him Freed Yigal Amir killed Rabin on Nov. 4, 1995 to prevent the handover of land to the Palestinians. He has shown no remorse
10-29-05 - Let's not Forget to Expel Israel Too
10-29-05 - Clear stand on Israeli violations urged
10-29-05 - State offers JNF NIS 1.3b in biggest land deal ever The JNF protocol prohibits selling land ownership and selling any rights to non-Jews
10-29-05 - Palestinians warn against Israeli flyers
10-29-05 - Dangerous bluster The beneficiary, ironically for Iran, is Israel whose hand in Washington is strengthened. But such speeches bolster extremists
10-29-05 - Shock but no surprise on the streets of Jerusalem Israel is taking no chances, and is in the process of acquiring 500 bunker-busting bombs from the US that could be used to destroy Iranian facilities
10-29-05 - Who's Afraid of the Big Bad AIPAC? Comfy incumbents who know they can?t be toppled nevertheless don?t want to be hounded by Jewish constituents, denounced by local rabbis, abandoned by Jewish contributors and challenged by a suddenly richer, pro-Israel candidate. So they go along to get along.
This article seeks to downplay the power of AIPAC. Here is another article on the matter.
10-29-05 - Barghouthi calls for an independent Palestinian judicial system
10-29-05 - UN Special Committee: "UN should be more innovative in its approaches to the question of Palestine"
10-29-05 - Jerusalem Summit: What Are The Neocons Cooking?
10-29-05 - Three Cities Against the Wall: Ramallah, Tel Aviv, New York
10-29-05 - Israel welcomes Security Council's message to Tehran
10-28-05 - Militant dies in missile attack on Gaza Yesterday's missile attack came shortly after the funerals of eight people who died in a similar Israeli strike on a car on Thursday, including three teenage boys aged 14 to 17, who were innocent bystanders.
10-28-05 - Israeli Airstrike in Gaza Kills Four Israeli missiles obliterated a car in northern Gaza, killing four Islamic Jihad militants and three other people The 'three other people' did not mean much to the Associated Press evidently, since, they omitted them from the total number dead in the headline. But, we wouldn't expect the AP to cover for the IDF now, would we? T'would be unheard of...
10-28-05 - IDF slams settler 'bullying' as troops evacuate illegal outposts In Hebron, settlers clashed with Palestinian residents as well as with police officers. The settlers threw stones at Palestinian homes near Worshippers' Way, prevented Palestinian residents in the area from leaving their homes and took control of a Palestinian store, Palestinian sources said. There were no injuries, but windows of some homes were shattered by the stones.
10-28-05 - Soldiers attack peaceful procession in Bil'in
10-28-05 - Israelis In Tat-For-Tat Rocket Attack
10-28-05 - British MK Suggests Sanctions Against Israel "Britain and the European Union must use every bit of leverage that they have, including financial leverage, to pressure the Israelis to stop expropriating Palestinian land. For example, they could suspend the EU-Israel trade association,"
10-28-05 - Settlers Set up Six New Illegal Outposts in the West Bank
10-28-05 - Army bars Peace Now activists from entering Hebron Israeli soldiers barred, on Wednesday, dozens of activists of the Israeli Peace Now movement from entering the West Bank city of Hebron to protest against Jewish settlements there.
10-28-05 - Israel says Abbas not delivering on peace: report
10-28-05 - Lebanese army loosens grip on Palestinian bases
10-28-05 - UN condemns Iran's call for Israel's destruction amid international outcry
10-28-05 - Thousands join Gaza Strip funeral Tens of thousands of mourners gathered in the northern Gaza Strip for the funerals of eight people killed in Israeli air strikes late on Thursday.
10-28-05 - Israel cranks up pressure on Iran Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Friday stood by his calls for Israel to be "wiped off the map".
10-28-05 - Peace not possible with current Palestinian leadership: Israel
10-28-05 - Palestinian refugees in Syria denounce US threats Syria, home to more than 400,000 Palestinian refugees, has angered the United States by its opposition to the 2003 invasion of Iraq and its tough stance on Israel. Many Palestinians see this as the real motive for US pressure on Syria.
10-28-05 - UK Christians step up anti-arms trade work - The Caterpillar D9 bulldozer has been used by the Israeli army to destroy Palestinian homes and agricultural land on the illegally occupied West Bank and Gaza, and to construct the disputed 'separation wall'. One of the company?s machines also killed American peace activist Rachel Corrie two years ago
10-28-05 - Palestinians condemn Resolution 1559 at Jerusalem Day rally
10-28-05 - Army invades Bil?in Soldiers withdrew from the village leaving behind a list of ?wanted? Palestinian peace activists from the village.
10-28-05 - NJ congressman?s letter urges Abbas to take measures against Hamas The other primary author of the letter ? which Capitol Hill sources say was aggressively pushed by the American Israel Public Affairs Committee ? was Rep. Deborah Pryce (R-Ohio).
10-28-05 - U.S. Clergy Warn About Divesting in Israel The smear campaigns continue.
10-28-05 - Palestinians Neglected, Trio Says
10-28-05 - Taxpayer-funded church coalition calling for divestment of Israel A Canadian taxpayer-funded coalition of 11 major churches and church agencies is holding a series of public forums in Toronto, which call for divesting in Israel, Canada Free Press has learned.
10-28-05 - Middle Eastern students address violence Freshman Andrea Levine said she had never heard a Palestinian?s point of view and is interested in the situation in Israel
10-28-05 - Quartet Calls on Syria to Expel Jihad
10-28-05 - Embracing the Anti-Apartheid Struggle in Israel/Palestine
10-28-05 - Israel to reopen NZ embassy after spy row
10-28-05 - When life in Mideast was simpler ester remembers just after the war, walking through the grounds, when she saw some Jews from Mea Sharim picking flowers. She remembers saying, "'Please don't do that, this is our private garden.' They just said, 'But it's all ours now."'
10-28-05 - Congress condemns Ahmadinejad A Senate bill condemning the comments, introduced Thursday by Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.), and a similar House bill, introduced Friday by Reps. Tom Lantos (D-Calif.) and Henry Hyde (R-Ill.), passed unanimously.
10-28-05 - Congressmen launch 'Jewish' month Sen. Joseph Lieberman (D-Conn.) and Rep. Steve Israel (D-N.Y.) will launch the initiative Thursday. A release said the month is aimed at promoting "Jewish unity, peoplehood and social justice programs in Jewish communities throughout the world." It will culminate Nov. 30 at the residence of Israeli president. Separation of Church and State?
10-28-05 - Palestinian grassroots organization comes to UMass to benefit refugees
10-28-05 - Greece: Orthodox Patriarch demands Israeli government recognition The Haaretz daily said Theofilos' suit accuses Israel of insisting Theofilos approve the same real estate deals that led to Irineos' overthrow or face further delays in recognition
Israeli Airstrike in Gaza Kills Four
This is the headline for 10-28 6:30 am EST on front page of Yahoo's website. Meanwhile first paragraph says "Israeli missiles obliterated a car in northern Gaza, killing four Islamic Jihad militants and three other people
". Can the
folks at the Associated Press add? Or are they trying to hide the fact that 3 innocent bystanders were also killed?
10-27-05 - Israel kills 7 in strike on Gaza militants
10-27-05 - Israel launches Gaza air strike Three bystanders were killed and 15 others hurt, some critically, the BBC's Alan Johnston reports from Gaza
10-27-05 - Israel to resume targeted killing of Palestinians: military radio
10-27-05 - 4 settlers indicted over assault of Palestinian vegetable seller Four residents of the West Bank settlement of Kedumim were charged Thursday with assaulting a 13-year-old Palestinian boy and throwing rocks at Palestinian cars in the West Bank.
10-27-05 - Barrier under fire for security failings Commentators in the Hebrew press yesterday bemoaned the failure of the barrier to provide security. Many critics of the barrier claim Israel is concerned with annexing Palestinian land and establishing a new political border, rather than with preventing violence.
10-27-05 - Abbas: Stop giving Israel excuse to hit
10-27-05 - Palestine calls for security reforms to stem out chaos
10-27-05 - Kadumim settlement remains nightmare to Jet and Kufr Kaddum residents Since the settlement was established in 1976 by a group of extremist Kahana followers, confiscation of land and water resources has spread rampantly in addition to the daily attacks and harassment from the settlers against the Palestinians and their properties.
10-27-05 - Disarming Palestinians may mean civil war: Mubarak
10-27-05 - Arab States Silent on Iran's Remarks "We have recognized the state of Israel and we are pursuing a peace process with Israel, and ... we do not accept the statements of the president of Iran," Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat said. "This is unacceptable."
10-27-05 - Russian training personnel in Gaza to assist PA forces
10-27-05 - Israel targets Islamic Jihad Ariel Sharon yesterday warned the Palestinians that they have no hope of winning independence until they combat armed Islamist groups as he announced a "broad and continuous" offensive in the occupied territories, a day after an Islamic Jihad suicide bombing killed five Israelis.
10-27-05 - Villagers of Bil'in To Stage Non-Violent March
10-27-05 - Blair rebukes Iran for threats against Israel
10-27-05 - EU excoriates Iran for Israel comments But the EU stopped short of backing Israel's call for Iran to be suspended from the UN over the remarks by its president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
10-27-05 - 'I don't understand - people will see us as irrational' Mehran, a 30-year old civil engineer, said: "This is not anything new. Ayatollah Khomeini said this before but I think it is irrational to say a whole country should be wiped off the face of the earth. When the heads of a state say such irrational things it's natural that public opinion in the international community will turn against Iran."
10-27-05 - Iranians Said to Back President on Israel
10-27-05 - Flashback May 2004: Reports on Israeli assassin, spy ring confirmed BEIRUT: Newspaper reports that an Israeli spy ring was trying to assassinate top officials here were confirmed Tuesday. But there was no confirmation as to reports that Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah, the leader of the Hizbullah resistance movement, was among the targets.
10-27-05 - Congress salutes Israel on U.N. post . The House resolution, passed Thursday, also urges an end to the vilification of Israel at the United Nations and advocates Israel?s permanent membership in the Asian Group, which would accord it more rights More legislation for Israel.
10-27-05 - TWHS organization encourages students to become cultured and globalized CIA students raised money to buy rugs for a Palestinian kindergarten class.
10-27-05 - Keeping Israel front, center in the media He also criticized the Jewish media in America for not consulting with the Israeli government more often. ?Be on the same page with us. When you need information, call us. Consult us. Get the right Israeli position.?
10-27-05 - Israel calls for Iran's expulsion from the U.N. Iran's expulsion from the United Nations would require a Security Council recommendation and two-thirds majority vote in the General Assembly -- unlikely given the traditional support of many developing countries for anti-Israel resolutions.
10-27-05 - FBI Director Robert Mueller, U.N. Ambassador John Bolton to Keynote ADL Meeting in New York FBI Director Robert Mueller and U.N. Ambassador John Bolton are scheduled to keynote the Anti-Defamation League's 2005 National Commission Meeting in New York City
10-27-05 - Rice urges Abbas to stop terror attacks
10-26-05 - Suicide bomber kills five in market attack
10-26-05 - Israel launches air strike in Gaza
10-26-05 - Israeli warplanes and artillery pound Gaza area
10-26-05 - Iran Leader Calls for Israel's Destruction
10-26-05 - Israel to open Gaza-Egypt border
10-26-05 - Abbas rejects cabinet reshuffle
10-26-05 - Clashes in Tiqua village, east of Bethlehem, arrest one
10-26-05 - MapQuest sidesteps requests to correct blatantly inaccurate map of Israel Among other errors, this map omits the borders which distinguish the occupied territories from the State of Israel. By leaving out these borders, MapQuest has made a virtual Israeli annexation of the West Bank and Gaza,
10-26-05 - Palestinian FM says measures might be initiated against attack perpetrators
10-26-05 - Israel warns of Tehran 'danger'
10-26-05 - Fatah splinter group shoots, wounds accused collaborators
10-26-05 - Israeli-Palestinian women's group launches personal crusade for peace Sherene Abdulhadi, a Palestinian Muslim, Roni Hammerman, an Israeli Jew, and Amira Hillal, a Christian Palestinian, are touring the United States to call for a renewed bid to forge peace between their communities.
10-26-05 - 16 Residents Arrested In Hebron and Tobass
10-26-05 - Jordan a 'strategic partner' in Middle East peacemaking
10-26-05 - South Africa sends medical team, funds to Palestine
10-26-05 - US Foreign Policy and Palestine By BILL and KATHLEEN CHRISTISON
Former CIA analysts
10-26-05 - Israel spies clerical error in admission
10-26-05 - ECUSA won't divest from Israel
10-26-05 - Conference on divesting in Israel cause of concern
10-26-05 - Silencing Finkelstein is the easy way out
10-26-05 - Di was assassinated for supporting Palestinian cause, claims author!
10-25-05 - Tension mounts in the Gaza Strip, as Israel carries out tit for tat attacks
10-25-05 - Gaza militants launch new strike
10-25-05 - Israelis 'build like maniacs'
10-25-05 - PA: Israeli provocation is leading to a poorer security situation Palestinian cabinet member Saeb Erekat said that "while we are focusing efforts on promoting the peace process, the Israelis are busy with assassinations and arrests."
10-25-05 - Hamas leader to Haaretz: More kidnappings if Israel doesn't free prisoners
10-25-05 - Abbas still faces big challenges after US tour "Israel's strikes can only open the appetite of the militant groups to respond," Shar said, blaming that Israel launched the strikes to postpone time and hinder Abbas' effort to bring order.
10-25-05 - UNDP to renovate Palestinian Muqata compound
10-25-05 - The Galloway Document: Proof of Forgery
10-25-05 - Increased Israeli military activity in Hebron's Old City during Jewish holidays
10-25-05 - Rice urges Israel to resolve Gaza crossings issue
10-25-05 - Review: 'Paradise' tackles Mideast attacks
10-25-05 - NEW GROUP FORMS TO CHALLENGE ANTI-ISRAEL BIAS A pro-Israeli lobby for the sole purpose of lobbying Christians who might dare to feel sympathy for the Palestinians, a new one on me. Because, there aren't enough pro-Israel groups in existence already. Evidently, a new one must be created to match a particular niche.
10-25-05 - Mofaz, Mubarak to meet in Cairo Defense Minister and Egyptian president will discuss Egyptian-Gazan border; earlier, U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice calls on Israel to ease conditions on Palestinians by lifting restrictions on Gaza crossings
10-25-05 - Estranged scientist wife of MP suffering from cancer
10-25-05 - Big hitters in deadly game that might have defeated Machiavelli Israel and the Arabs ? Elusive Peace BBC2, 9.00pm The Real Amityville Horror Channel 4, 11.00pm
10-24-05 - Gaza gunmen fire rockets after Israel kills militant
10-24-05 - Israel mounts strikes in Gaza after rocket attacks Palestinian medics said a woman and her two daughters were wounded by shrapnel when an Israeli missile hit a building in the southern Gaza town of Rafah that housed a pro-Islamic Jihad charity.
10-24-05 - PA Official: plan to link Gaza with West Bank by underground road
10-24-05 - Israel obstructs security plan: Palestine
10-24-05 - Envoy Urges Israel to Reopen Gaza Borders The Israeli closures have cast a pall over Gaza during the current Muslim holy month of Ramadan ? normally a time of celebration and shopping. With imports greatly hampered, store shelves lie bare, fruits like apples and bananas are hard to come by, and merchants complain that their businesses face ruin.
10-24-05 - Israel still in control of Gaza, says envoy "The Israelis have not agreed to accept the EU's generous offer to consider the role of a third party to supervise the crossing," he said. Israel is also blocking the implementation of a proposal by Mr Wolfensohn and the World Bank for a temporary system of convoys to move Palestinians and goods lorries between Gaza and the West Bank.
10-24-05 - Israel, U.S. at odds over timing of disarming Palestinians
10-24-05 - Galloway's wife 'received Ģ100,000 from Iraqis' British Palestine-supporter targeted by US Senator.
10-24-05 - Palestine Week begins today
10-24-05 - Koranic quiz begins in Gaza Strip
10-24-05 - Troubled season for Gaza's greenhouses
10-24-05 - Diplomats' testimony sought by lobbyists Two former lobbyists with a pro-Israel group who are charged with disclosing classified U.S. defense information are seeking testimony from Israeli diplomats, according to court documents.
10-24-05 - Evangelicals, Jews Are Kindred Spirits Dozens of evangelical Christians from the United States, Europe and Asia toured Jewish settlements in the West Bank in recent days, taking time out from their organized pilgrimage to the Holy Land to show their support for the Israeli settlers.
This is a better read on this topic - A Strange Kind of Freedom with a caution on the adult language in the first few paragraphs of the article.
10-24-05 - Sharon aide praises Abbas Mahmoud Abbas is sincere about wanting peace with Israel, a senior aide to Ariel Sharon said.
10-24-05 - US to help only pro-peace Palestinian poll winners
10-24-05 - Scowcroft speaks out in New Yorker Scowcroft told the magazine that nearly two years ago he had a 'terrible fight' with his protege, current Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, over U.S. policy on Israel and the Palestinians
10-24-05 - King Abdullah II receives Palestinian President
10-24-05 - Spinning for peace DJs come together in Jerusalem and bring unity to an unlikely place.
10-24-05 - Russian foreign minister to visit Middle East
10-24-05 - Bethlehem Palestinians more optimistic Another student had heart problems, Alaped explained, and he died at the checkpoint where Israeli security forced him to wait for seven hours despite paramedics insisting that he needed to get to the hospital
10-24-05 - Rosen and Weissman to call Israelis JTA has learned that the two government officials are David Satterfield, now the deputy U.S. ambassador in Baghdad, and a deputy assistant secretary of state in 2002 when he allegedly relayed classified information to Rosen. The other U.S. government official is Kenneth Pollack, a staffer on President Clinton?s national security council who is now at a think tank.
10-23-05 - Two Israeli stabbed to wounded by Palestinian in West Bank The Palestinian attacked two Israeli soldiers with knife at the checkpoint
10-23-05 - Two Palestinians killed, soldier hurt in Tul Karm gun battle
10-23-05 - Qurei vows to impose law to rein in chaos
10-23-05 - Fatah's armed wing to be merged into security forces
10-23-05 - Quartet envoy: Israel acts as if pullout didn't happen In a letter sent last week to United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan and the foreign ministries of Britain, Russia and the United States, Wolfensohn wrote: "The Government of Israel, with its important security concerns, is loath to relinquish control, almost acting as though there has been no withdrawal, delaying making difficult decisions and preferring to take difficult matters back into slow-moving subcommittees."
10-23-05 - Defining the settlement borders In all of 2005, until the beginning of this month, about 12,000 residents have been added to the Jewish population of the West Bank. This figure represents an annual increase of about 5 percent
10-23-05 - 4,172 Palestinians killed during Intifada
10-23-05 - PNA bans hunting migratory birds
10-23-05 - PA plans to disarm al-Aqsa Brigades
10-23-05 - Palestinian shot dead in clashes outside Lebanon refugee camp
10-23-05 - Jewish Agency grants victims of Shfaram attack financial aid Four Israeli citizens, including three Israeli Arabs, were killed in the Shfaram attack when Jewish extremist Eden Natan-Zada opened fire aboard a bus in August. The Jewish Agency's financial aid is separate from money the state gives the victims and their families.
10-23-05 - Crossing between Egypt, Gaza reopens for humanitarian cases
10-23-05 - Israel pledges not to hamper Palestinian vote
10-23-05 - Palestinian official: Peace hope fading Shaath said Palestinians wouldn't accept an open-ended or protracted process whereby Israel continues to steal Palestinian land and build more Jewish colonies in the West Bank. Building settlements in occupied territory is not only a violation of the Fourth Geneva Convention, but it's not a move conducive to peace.
10-23-05 - Qorei stopped at Israeli checkpoint
10-23-05 - residents arrested in Hebron, one injured
10-23-05 - Stirling students vote to back Palestinians
10-23-05 - Hamas says close to reach deal of honor with Fatah
10-23-05 - The invisibility of Palestinian Nonviolent Resistance in the New York Times
10-23-05 - Senate approves money for Arrow The Senate approved almost double President Bush?s requested funding for the Arrow, a joint U.S.-Israeli anti-missile program.
10-23-05 - WaPSR Delegation Diary 1: Crossing Bantustans Dr. Bill Dienst writing from occupied Palestine
10-23-05 - Foes help at sea Syrian sailors rescued two Israelis whose boat sank off Cyprus
10-23-05 - Israel plays down differences with US over Hamas
10-23-05 - Israeli ship's crew probed Israeli police detained the crew of a ship that capsized a Japanese fishing boat.
10-23-05 - Ģ63,000 slicer is 'cutting-edge art'
10-23-05 - Palestinian PFLP group condemns UN report against Syria
10-23-05 - UN report may demand Lebanon stop arms flow from Syria Isn't it odd how these things always come back to the Palestinians? What is our beef with Syria? Why has this become our problem? Who made it so?
10-23-05 - Occupation and Mental Health
10-23-05 - Trading with Israel "In reality, it's difficult to get U.S.-made products into Israel,"
10-23-05 - Trial of Palestinian legislator delayed
10-23-05 - UN envoy raps Syria's ongoing Lebanon ties -report Syria continues to arm proxy guerrillas and run spies in Lebanon despite withdrawing its troops from the country in April, an Israeli newspaper quoted an upcoming U.N. report as saying on Sunday Israel now gets the jump on U.N. reports?
10-23-05 - Corrie play opens in London Jonny Paul, who is organising an unaffiliated protest ahead of 'The skies are weeping' a concert for Corrie due to be held at the Hackney Empire on November 1, believes her death has been manipulated by anti-Israel protagonists Someone would protest a concert that tributes someone murdered by the Israeli army?
10-23-05 - More Academy Resistance to Films From or About Palestine?
10-23-05 - Drawn to the truth Joe Sacco proves that a cartoonist can deal with war in Bosnia and the Middle East with a clear eye and a steady hand
10-23-05 - Palestine by Joe Sacco
10-23-05 - Bethlehem on the hunt for tourists
10-23-05 - Rector student spends summer with Palestinians "I had a revelation in the fact that Palestinians are not the terrorists they are made out to be in the West, nor are they haters of Israel,"
10-23-05 - U.S. backs PA over when to disarm Palestinian armed groups
10-22-05 - Israel kills Fatah militant near Tulkarem
10-22-05 - Israeli troops kill Palestinian in West Bank: army But it later turned out that the shot man and another Palestinian detained in the incident did not possess any bombs but were carrying a bag filled with rocks and wires
10-22-05 - News In Brief: Israeli firing kills Palestinian They said 58-year-old Ahmad Khalil was shot in the head by a group of four settlers who drove past him as he was walking near Deir Nidham village
10-22-05 - Settlers attack schoolgirls in Hebron An extremist settlers group attacked, on Saturday morning, dozens of school girls near Beit Hadassah settlement outpost in the West Bank city of Hebron
10-22-05 - Palestinians rule out al-Qaeda presence in Gaza
10-22-05 - U.S. official: Israeli, PA road map obligations not equally important The official, who requested to remain anonymous, said the Palestinian Authority's commitment to fight terror is more crucial than Israel's to freeze settlement construction and evacuate illegal settlement outposts
10-22-05 - Top Palestinian: put down arms for democracy The Palestinian minister of civil affairs Mohamed Dahlan Saturday called upon Palestinian militants to put down their arms and support democracy
10-22-05 - Rocket was aimed at Sharon: Radicals
10-22-05 - Kharma: We are Ready to Reopen Yasser Arafat Airport
10-22-05 - Lieberman calls for banning Tibi in Knesset elections He suggested that Israel should start transferring the Arab residents of Sakhnin, Jaffa, and then all of the Arab residents without any exception in order to ?Guarantee a complete Jewish State?.
10-22-05 - 17 resident arrested in the West Bank
10-22-05 - PNA issues instructions to end arms chaos
10-22-05 - New report brings Syria closer to sanctions It appears unlikely that the Security Council will consider the two reports sufficiently damning to impose sanctions on Syria. Both reports prepare the ground for future sanctions, however, and contain an indirect recommendation to Syrian President Bashar Assad that he cooperate with the United Nations
10-22-05 - Palestinian American seeks change non-violently Palestinian American academic Mubarak Awad still holds the same basic position he did when he was last interviewed by the Jewish Chronicle in 1989, shortly after Israel expelled him for his role in encouraging civil disobedience during the first intifada
10-22-05 - MapQuest.com obscures status of occupied territories
10-22-05 - Lebanese boat enters Israeli waters
10-22-05 - Gaza's ancient history uncovered
10-22-05 - Humour and hospitality go with the Territories The entrance to the deserted market is dominated by an Israeli army position - one soldier tells me, with the weary air of someone who'd rather be, say, anywhere else at all, that 3,000 of his comrades are guarding Hebron's 700-odd Jewish settlers
10-22-05 - Prosecutor in AIPAC affair is named new U.S. deputy AG
10-22-05 - JAI: 34 International Volunteers Participate in Olive Harvest 2005
10-22-05 - Rafah crossing to reopen temporarily for pilgrims
10-22-05 - US forced Israel to freeze Venezuelan F-16 contract: ministry Defence Minister Shaul Mofaz is planning a visit to the Pentagon next month, a ministry spokeswoman confirmed, and is likely to focus on defence deals.
10-22-05 - Dahlan to return Gaza after recovery from illness
10-22-05 - Prejudices revived in US by Palestinian Christian group Thus does a new smear campaign begin.
10-22-05 - Three Israelis arrested for entering Palestinian city
10-22-05 - Israel, U.S. reject PA call for secret peace talks Israel and the United States have rejected a Palestinian call to open secret peace negotiations on final status issues, a senior source in Jerusalem said on Saturday.
10-22-05 - Letter from Caracas For one thing, the administration is on friendly terms with governments and groups hostile to Israel and the Jewish people, including Iran and Islamic extremists Then why is Israel arming them?
10-21-05 - Palestinians killed in West Bank Witnesses said the soldiers opened fire on unarmed protesters who were throwing stones at their jeep.
10-21-05 - Palestinian policeman shot in West Bank fight
10-21-05 - The Rafah Border crossing to open Sunday and Monday
10-21-05 - Hamas slams Bush for dropping statehood timetable
10-21-05 - UN Gives Green Light for Israel, Syria, Iran War Ephraim Halevy, former chief of Israel's Mossad espionage agency under Sharon, said it was not necessary to prove a direct involvement by Assad Israel is agitating for an all out war that engulfs the entire Middle East and our troops caught in the crossfire (again).
10-21-05 - Jordan's King meets EU official, calling for more aid to Palestine
10-21-05 - The farmer who lost his land The day the fence went up, Mr Shatara lost 25 acres of olive grove that had been in his family for generations.
10-21-05 - Huwwara checkpoint, daily suffering for the Palestinian residents
10-21-05 - Abbas basks in US limelight; leaves empty-handed: analysts Some experts suggested the lack of any concrete results might make it more difficult for Abbas and his Fatah movement to hold the line against Hamas and the other radicals.
10-21-05 - Nonprofits Get Federal Anti-Terror Funding In addition to the 14 synagogues, the recipients included two Jewish schools and five other Jewish organizations, among them the Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington and Hillel, a student group Hillel is a pro-Israel advocacy group.
10-21-05 - No decision to divest Christians, Jews and Muslims met at Central Presbyterian Church in Montclair on Sunday for an educational presentation on the past and present state of the Israeli/Palestinian conflict.
10-21-05 - Palestinian Ambassador receives Friendship Order
10-21-05 - Was Plame Outed by a Foreign Spy? The connection of Israel to all this is plain enough: for the neoconservatives, Israel plays the same role as the old Soviet Union did to the American Communist Party.
10-21-05 - Israel's Cronkite Goes Off-Script Titled "Land of the Settlers," the series, two hours of which will be screened in Manhattan's Stephen Wise Free Synagogue next week, stirred great controversy in Israel
10-21-05 - US says it will not dictate to Palestinians on Hamas
10-21-05 - Israel wants world pressure on Syria following UN report
10-21-05 - PA official says PA yielding to gunmen in surge of abductions
10-21-05 - No separating Israel and Palestinian traffic, officials say
10-21-05 - Palestinian election fever
10-21-05 - Pollster: Palestinians turn toward Fatah The collective punishment the Israeli Army is imposing at the moment, is sending a negative message to those people who told us yesterday that they oppose violence Hamas could easily create the conditions to turn Israel back to collective punishment. Palestinians need to sideline Hamas.
10-21-05 - U.S. pays for two Gaza roads with conditional cash grant
10-21-05 - Robots used against peaceful protest in Bil?in
10-21-05 - Bil'in protesters say bean bags are latest riot-control weapon
10-21-05 - Palestinian artists bring plight of their people to Montpelier
10-21-05 - Israel temporarily freezes the E1 project
10-21-05 - Peres: Syrian leadership needs to change
10-21-05 - Israel's Secret Hand in Iraq Inspections
10-21-05 - War is a State of Mind
10-20-05 - Child shot and killed near Bethlehem
10-20-05 - Settler saboteurs target Palestinian olive trees This was not the first time that militant settlers, waging a war of attrition against their neighbours in the hills east of Nablus for the past four years, had raided his grove.
Every year, their attacks cost Mr Nasr 5,000kg of olives and 180 litres of oil. He is going to plant new trees, but he will have to wait years until they bear fruit. This time, the vengeful settlers had lopped and burned trees on 70 Salem farms.
10-20-05 - IDF calls off escort of Palestinian schoolchildren in Hebron The military escort, which was introduced about a year ago, protected the children from repeated attacks by Israeli settlers near the Maon and Havat Maon settlements....Because the children are afraid of the settlers, members of the Christian Peace Teams (CPT) used to accompany them as protection until about a year ago, but the peace activists were attacked and beaten by settlers several times while escorting the children.
10-20-05 - UPDATE on Tuwani Urgent Action
10-20-05 - Settlers attack homes, properties in Hebron An extremist settlers group of the Ma?oun illegal settlement outpost, which is constructed on Palestinian annexed lands, east of Yatta village south of Hebron, attacked homes and properties in the nearby Al Litwani area.
10-20-05 - AT-TUWANI URGENT ACTION: Demand Israeli Military Control Settler Violence Ask them why the Israeli military made statements that
they would do nothing to intervene in the case of violence against
10-20-05 - Soldiers invade Hebron, three children injured
10-20-05 - Israel 'still expanding West Bank settlements'
10-20-05 - Palestinians ban egg imports over bird flu fears Fears about bird flu were triggered by the confirmation last week that Turkey and Romania have cases of the H5N1 strain of the virus, which has killed more than 60 people in Asia.
10-20-05 - Before Bush talks, Abbas says settlements hurt peace "There is a struggle under way for the hearts and minds of the Palestinian people between the moderates and the fundamentalists," Abbas said. "Israel's lack of regard for the road map is having a powerfully negative effect on Palestinian society at an extremely critical time in our democratic development."
10-20-05 - Bush unsure Palestinians will have state before 2009
10-20-05 - Army stops school students from attending their schools in Hebron
10-20-05 - Bush renews Palestinian state vow
10-20-05 - Jewish extremists pray in al-Aqsa yard
10-20-05 - Qalqilya teacher wounded after being attacked by student
10-20-05 - Sharon pursues immigration Ariel Sharon vowed that Israel would bring in 1 million new immigrants by 2020.
10-20-05 - Bush Praises Abbas in White House Visit Without elaboration, Bush said Israel would be "held to account" for any actions that hamper peacemaking or burden the lives of Palestinians.
10-20-05 - Kids exposed to settlers? wrath IDF suspends escort of Palestinian school children in wake of recent West Bank terror attacks. Kids now forced to take extra-long route to reach school Sounds like a move made by an immature organization that would seek to punish innocents over something that they had no control.
10-20-05 - PA denied material to test bird flu
10-20-05 - Israeli Forces Seal off Jerusalem Before Muslim Worshippers
10-20-05 - Economic Losses Cost at $15.6 Billion by Intifada's Five Years
10-20-05 - Israel court rules compensation to Palestinian Family The state should compensate the family of Dr. Ahmed Othman from Al-Khader village near Bethlehem who was killed in 2002, who was director of Al-Yamameh Hospital in the city.
10-20-05 - Peace Now calls on Israel to evacuate 26 West Bank settlements Israeli Peace Now movement announced a new initiative on Wednesday calling the Israeli government to withdraw from 26 West Bank settlements which are relatively isolated within large concentration of Palestinian population.
10-20-05 - Report: Travel ban part of long-term plan to separate from Palestinians
10-20-05 - Jewish terrorists attack Al Aqsa mosque
10-20-05 - Mayor of Bethlehem pleads for financial aid "That's what we hear," the mayor said with exasperation. "We hear about Christians, Christians, Christians helping Bethlehem being a Christian city, but we are getting nothing out of it. Nothing. Zero."
10-20-05 - Palestinian film day in Haifa
10-20-05 - Japanese accident survivor challenges Zim account The Japanese newspaper Yomyuri Shombon published the eye witness account of Kanama Fujisato, 53, the sole survivor of the collision, in which he said, "I don't believe that the Zim Asia ship didn't feel us. If they had saved us immediately, my colleagues could have survived, like me," said Fujisato. ...Fujusato's daughter said, "Why did they run away without reporting it? If they were quickly saved, maybe some of them could have been saved."
10-20-05 - Israeli, Irishman among foreign fighters in Iraq-US
10-20-05 - Olive Picking ? 2005 Tentative Schedule
10-20-05 - Can video game produce peace in the Middle East?
10-20-05 - Estonian police confiscate 43 kilos of cocaine from five Israelis
10-20-05 - Jerusalem school dropouts bad news for city
10-20-05 - Activist discusses U.S. influence on Israel conflict
10-20-05 - Jewish Groups Watch for Changes At U.N. The Israeli mission and U.S. Jewish organizations hope the 30-year-old Palestinian-related committees will be shut down.
10-20-05 - The Palestinian Invasion: Will "Paradise Now" Be the Biggest Arabic-Language Film Ever?
10-20-05 - Retirements Leave Israel's High Court at a Fork in the Road The court recently ruled that the so-called "neighbor practice" conflicts with international law - and shouldn't be used. But Mofaz wants the court to leave use of the "neighbor practice" to senior officers' discretion.
10-20-05 - Worldwide Press Freedom Index 2005 Few of the region?s countries rank high in the Index. Israel (47th) does best but it slipped several places this year because of the army?s mistreatment of journalists in the Occupied Territories. This kind of violence decreased sharply during the year and is no longer dealt with in a separate section as in previous years. The expulsion of a French journalist in July also contributed to Israel?s downgrading.
10-20-05 - PA tries to bring back two prisoners who broke out of Jericho Prison
10-20-05 - Berlin snubs Jerusalem Proposal to sign sister city deal rejected because Jerusalem not recognized as capital; Jerusalem is unique, needs to legitimization from others, mayor says
10-20-05 - 10 residents, including 2 women, arrested in the W. Bank
10-20-05 - Poor trust in Palestinian security chiefs
10-20-05 - Give Protestants Stake in Peace by Investing in Interfaith Efforts Wow, so they were given a glimpse of the 'chain link fence' and introduced to a few peaceniks, that's some balance that the Hasbara committee offered them. What a joke.
10-20-05 - Jordan and Israel bird flu talks
10-20-05 - Delegation: Improve Israeli Arabs' Status Arnon Sofer of Haifa University has said that the number of Israeli Arabs will reach 2 million in 2020 and the Jewish majority will shrink to 65 percent, compared to its present 80 percent
10-20-05 - Hamas: Bush Promotes Palestinian Conflict
10-20-05 - The Pressure Mounts on Syria, but Israel May Still Pay the Price They realize that peace with Syria would mean giving back most of the Golan Heights, which Israel captured in the 1967 Six-Day War.
That's a price they don't believe is worth paying in the current circumstances
Land is worth more than lives?..
10-20-05 - The Young and the Damned
10-20-05 - American Support for Palestinian Mothers and Newborns in Bethlehem
10-20-05 - Annan "surprised" by Moussa''s criticism of UN Mideast Coordinator
10-20-05 - Right-winger: Tibi went too far
10-20-05 - 'Another Road Home' takes maudlin look at timely issues
10-20-05 - Website Design and Development by Dynamic Digital Advertising Promotes Shurush Initiative DDA features a page devoted to articles and recognition that demonstrate how the Shurush Initiative is helping Palestine citizens' and changing the future of the Palestinian economy
10-20-05 - Israeli program gets U.S. grant An Israeli group that promotes Arab-Jewish cooperation in schools received a U.S. grant.
10-20-05 - Trusted Abbas courts US
10-20-05 - Chirac encourages investment in Palestinian territories
10-20-05 - Two States Are ?Common Sense?
10-20-05 - Reaching for Middle East peace
10-20-05 - Flag display leads to water cutoff
10-20-05 - Letter: Our shared goal is peace Most upsetting is Brodsky's anecdotal descriptions after spending his "whole past summer in Israel." It would have done him well if she had also spent time in the Palestinian territories, where he would have seen the devastating consequences of Israel's occupation
10-20-05 - Minoff?s hoop dreams involve Playing for Peace
10-19-05 - Israel accused of 'road apartheid' in West Bank The Israeli newspaper Maariv yesterday said the government quietly gave the military the go-ahead earlier this week for a plan to culminate in barring all Palestinians from roads used by Israelis in the West Bank
10-19-05 - Israel considers separate roads in West Bank
10-19-05 - 300 Dunams of Palestinian Olive Trees Burned by Settlers
10-19-05 - Gaza's greenhouses bloom after Israeli withdrawal Gaza Strip farmers have renovated more than two-thirds of the greenhouses left behind after Israel's withdrawal, creating jobs for some 2,500 agricultural workers
10-19-05 - Palestinians slam Israeli 'apartheid' road ban plan
10-19-05 - Bush to press Abbas on security, offer US help
10-19-05 - Palestinian leader Abbas arrives in Washington for Bush meeting
10-19-05 - Christian leanings at the Jerusalem Post Its columnists spend a good deal of time insisting that there never was a country called Palestine, and therefore never should be, on the same comment page that each day states the paper is published by the Palestine Post Ltd.
10-19-05 - Israel's closed zone . Israel's flouting of international law will be discussed by a panel of international lawyers on Saturday at our conference Palestine, Israel and the Law
10-19-05 - Rice Won't Rule Out Force on Syria, Iran Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice on Wednesday refused to rule out the possibility of U.S. troops still serving in Iraq in 10 years or U.S. military force against Syria and Iran The orders were given a few years ago - Israeli Ambassador to US Calls for 'Regime Change' in Iran, Syria
10-19-05 - Accused Hamas man: Judith Miller was there
10-19-05 - Beirut wants Palestinian bases out
10-19-05 - Syria: Israel turning U.S. against us "Damascus' relations with previous American administrations have been good, and it is the current administration that has created the crisis with Syria due to Israeli pressure, which is being applied in order to realize the goals and interests of the Zionist lobby," the source said.
10-19-05 - Russia, Egypt call for backing for Palestinians
10-19-05 - Congressional letter warns P.A. on Hamas
10-19-05 - Israeli company pops up in Abramoff scandal Rep. Bob Ney (R-Ohio), the chairman of the House of Representatives Administration Committee, awarded Israel?s Foxcom the $3 million contract over LGC Wireless in 2002. LGC complained, saying it violated Congress? tradition of ?Buy American.?
10-19-05 - Happy to be back at school
10-18-05 - Israeli Court Backs Barrier Construction The United Nations' World Court, in a non-binding ruling, has deemed the enclosure illegal.
10-18-05 - Fleeing Palestine: My right to return
10-18-05 - Lebanese, Palestinians Condemn Arms Flow
10-18-05 - Letter from CNI to President Bush What is being witnessed in the Middle East is not a struggle to create two states but a covert action by Israel to create a series of cantons for the Palestinians on the West Bank
10-18-05 - Gaza Fatah members quit demanding election reform
10-18-05 - Israel ranked 28th on corruption list International organization that fights corruption issues world's corruption list, ranks Israel 28th of 159 countries, alongside Arab countries, behind West
10-18-05 - U.S. Is Pressing Palestinians to Bar Extremist Candidates
10-18-05 - FEATURE-In Gaza, Palestinians pitch tents to claim land
10-18-05 - Are we going to war with Iran? The Sunday Telegraph warned last weekend that the UN had a last chance to avert war with Iran and, at a meeting in London last week, the US ambassador to the UN, John Bolton, expressed his regret that any failure by the UN security council to deal with Iran would damage the security council's relevance, implying that the US would solve the problem on its own.....In what appeared to be coordinated releases of intelligence assessments, Israeli and US intelligence briefed earlier this year that, while Iran was years from a nuclear weapons capability, the technological point of no return was now imminent.
10-18-05 - Palestinians stranded at Rafah Crossing go on hunger strike The reports said some 50 Palestinians among them women and children were stranded at the crossing and decided to start a hunger-strike.
10-18-05 - suspected Israel collaborators kidnaped
10-18-05 - Palestinian official urges Israel to reopen Rafah crossing while resuming talks
10-18-05 - Hamas: "We aren?t responsible for the Jabalia explosion"
10-18-05 - Alon Moreh settlers wage war on olive groves
10-18-05 - Palestinian Rappers Paint a Gritty Picture
10-18-05 - Putin urges Palestinian, Israeli leaders to work for peace
10-18-05 - Evangelicals call for investing in Israel A Christian evangelical group based in Jerusalem is planning to launch a drive to invest in Israel in response to mainline church calls to withdraw investments from large corporations with business ties to Israel See also the The role of the Christian Right
10-18-05 - Pope calls for peace among the faiths in Jerusalem
10-18-05 - Stations of the cross Stern said the group's goal is to encourage Christian Bible lovers to use their political influence to support the right of Jews to the land of Israel and Jerusalem
10-18-05 - Lebanon camps under pressure Palestinian community leaders and NGO workers say that the real danger comes
from the deplorable conditions in which the country's 400,000 Palestinians - refugees since the establishment of Israel in 1948 - continue to live.
10-18-05 - US citizen claims Israeli torture
10-18-05 - UN gets manners What better way to ingratiate himself with the Bush administration and a hostile Congress than to extend a gracious hand of friendship to Israel, whose supporters carry a lot of weight in U.S. politics You don't say?
10-18-05 - Putin urges Israel, Palestinians to continue peace process
10-18-05 - Annan: Israel must allow Hamas to run in Palestinian elections
10-18-05 - Palestinian factions sign conduct code
10-18-05 - Palestinian official denies Israeli allegation on al-Qaida members' infiltration
10-18-05 - PNA bans importing poultry from bird flu infected areas
10-18-05 - Activists sound off on West Bank wall
10-18-05 - Egypt tries to avoid U.S.-Syria tension, says it fears quagmire
10-18-05 - Bush gets update of Mideast from Mideast envoy
10-18-05 - From different camps, student activists arrive at same end
10-17-05 - Palestinian shepherds attacked near Havot Ma'on (Hill 833)
10-17-05 - Israel redraws the roadmap, building quietly and quickly these de facto border posts are just one element in a web of construction evidently intended to redraw Israel's borders deep inside the Palestinian territories and secure all of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, and to do it fast so as to put the whole issue beyond negotiation
10-17-05 - Jewish settlers attacked Palestinian village
10-17-05 - Erekat slams deadly shooting attacks in W. Bank
10-17-05 - Facts on Palestinian Refugees in Lebanon
10-17-05 - U.S. urges Israel to ease up on Palestinians
10-17-05 - Palestinian factions sign election Code of Conduct
10-17-05 - Key Gaza crossing to open on weekend for pilgrims
10-17-05 - 1000 Dunams annexed to a West Bank settlement
10-17-05 - Palestinians start hunger strike at Rafah
10-17-05 - Qureia slam killing of Israeli settlers
10-17-05 - Pact of honor to regulate Palestinian arms
10-17-05 - OPT: Tulkarem Province losses in 2005 reaches NIS 2.5 million as unemployment hits 45 percent
10-17-05 - Elderly Palestinian killed by wild boars
10-17-05 - Four residents, including an infant, injured in Hebron The source stated that a four-month infant, Basem Mousa Al Sweity, suffered serious injuries after a concussion grenade fired by the army, during clashes which erupted in the city, struck him in his head while he was in his bed.
10-17-05 - Lebanon Clamps Down on Palestinian Weapons
10-17-05 - Picking American Pockets for Israel
10-17-05 - Israel fears foreign Islamists recruiting in Gaza They've been trying to milk that cow for years, to no avail.
10-17-05 - Ex-CIA officials criticize Israel, draw student protestors "It's difficult to see how Israel's policies of expanding, building walls and confiscating lands and orchards can lead to a settlement,"
10-17-05 - Congresswoman has Jewish roots She is close to Miami?s Jewish community and, as chairwoman of the Middle East subcommittee of the House of Representatives? International Relations Committee, she has championed a number of measures favored by pro-Israel lobbyists, including the Syria Accountability Act.
10-17-05 - Prince Naif orders remittance of more than SR 28 million for educational programs in Palestine
10-17-05 - Christian Zionist group donate $40,000 to former Gaza settlers A group of Evangelical Christians from around the world have donated about $40,000 to Jewish settlers evacuated from the Gaza Strip settlements.....The Associated Press reported that the Israeli government has supported and enforced ties with those groups especially with conservative American Christians, and evangelical groups have contributed millions of dollars to Israel.
10-17-05 - West Bank: the new militant focus? Just last week, four Palestinians were killed in Israeli raids in the West Bank and Gaza, two of them children, according to the Palestinian Centre for Human Rights in Gaza
10-17-05 - Jerusalem Y unites citizens in divided city
10-17-05 - Israel, Iran, and the US: Nuclear War, Here We Come
10-16-05 - Three settlers, Islamic militant killed in W.Bank
10-16-05 - Israeli High court allows building of Separation wall north of Jerusalem The Wall as planned will cut through the neighborhood, through private properties and homes, which eventually will be dismantled to allow the construction of the Wall.
10-16-05 - Olive harvest begins under the shadow of restrictions on movement
10-16-05 - Palestinian security forces foil 17 anti-Israeli attacks: Interior Ministry
10-16-05 - Israeli army to tighten control of Palestinians cities after attacks
10-16-05 - 11 Oct. 2005: Olive harvest begins under the shadow of restrictions on movement
10-16-05 - FEATURE-Gaza struggles to build health care after pullout
10-16-05 - PARTING GIFTS FROM MY CAPTORS You know your kidnapping is probably going to turn out all right when your abductors give you souvenir baseball caps to take home. And when they serve you fresh dates while channel-surfing.
10-16-05 - Afghans want Palestinian state before Israel ties
10-16-05 - Mideast-Palestinian-Abbas-France-US,sched-advancer
10-16-05 - Wailing Wall mob stones general who oversaw expulsions Last week, extremist settlers in Hebron, the centre of support for a banned Jewish "terrorist organisation", turned on soldiers assigned to protect them
10-16-05 - U.S. asks Israel to keep out of efforts to pressure Syria
10-16-05 - Government willing to help UNRWA improve conditions in Palestinian camps
10-16-05 - Israel flays Italian city for naming street after Arafat
10-16-05 - Israeli police bars extremist settlers from entering Al Aqsa mosque
10-16-05 - Five arrested south of Hebron
10-16-05 - Jihad reiterates right to counter Israeli crimes
10-16-05 - U.S. churches back off divestment It is also outdated because the Israelis have made "major concessions and a major step toward peace," The Israelis made 'major concessions toward' adjusting the demographic balance. Leaving Gaza was not about peace.
10-16-05 - Abbas not asks parliament to postpone cabinet reshuffle: sources
10-16-05 - 331 New Prisoners Transferred to Ofra Detention Facility
10-16-05 - Russian officers train PA forces
10-16-05 - White Plains forum presents both sides of Israeli-Palestinian argument Palestinian Ayed Morrar, 47, and Israeli Jonathan Pollak, 23, have found common ground in launching nonviolent protests of the barrier under construction in their native land.
10-16-05 - Israeli Army officer accused of abusing Imam
10-16-05 - Hamas 'capable of U.S. attacks' Yehudit Barsky, director of the Middle East and International Terrorism Center at the American Jewish Committee said, "Hamas does have people in America who are Muslim Brotherhood-oriented who support Hamas and who could carry out attacks. ... This presence in the U.S. exists."
Naturally, these are Zionist 'sources'.
10-15-05 - Hamas disputes about delay of legislative elections
10-15-05 - Palestinian source: Israel drops Kerem Shalom crossing bid
10-15-05 - Palestinian territories free from bird flu
10-15-05 - Dahlan to return Gaza soon
10-15-05 - PA: Israeli meddling in elections could boost support for Hamas
10-15-05 - Palestinian rocket found unexploded at Sharon's ranch
10-15-05 - Israel abandons refugees from 'village of traitors' Despite their record of services rendered, Israel has granted them only temporary asylum in the Negev - and it is far from luxurious.
10-15-05 - Israeli troops storm West Bank village
10-15-05 - Israel is not peace partner: Shaath
10-15-05 - Israel receives 300 anti-terror dogs from US The initiative of donating 300 dogs to Israel was made by a Jewish Organization in the United States
10-15-05 - Contiguity for settlers not Palestinians
10-15-05 - Three Palestinians, Four Peace Activists Arrested in Anti-Wall Demonstration in Bel'in
10-15-05 - Occupation Prevents 15 Patients from Traveling Abroad for Treatment,Fate of Rafah Crossing is Likley to Set
10-15-05 - Erekat: President Abbas' Meeting with US President will Focus on Sensitive Issues
10-15-05 - Twenty Palestinians arrested for 'illegal entry' into Israel
10-15-05 - Church Delegates Address Occupation and Divestment
10-15-05 - Maryland Senator Reflects on Visit to Israel
10-15-05 - Lutheran pastor has insider's view of the Holy Land "It opened my eyes to the Palestinian people whose land had been confiscated and who were living under a military occupation,"
10-15-05 - Analysis / Assad is good for the Golan Cui bono ? Who benefits? ? is a question that must ever be asked about Middle Eastern terror.
10-14-05 - UN:Israel puts human rights workers at "grave risk" A United Nations envoy has accused Israel of creating conditions in the Palestinian territories that obstruct the work of human rights workers and put them at "grave risk". She also accused the Palestinian Authority of "serious violations" against human rights workers who expose abuses of power and who she said had been "threatened and intimidated or suffered serious harm".
10-14-05 - Undercover troops help quell protest Israeli soldiers disguised as Arabs threw stones at IDF troops during a demonstration against the West Bank security fence in the village of Bil'in, left-wing activists said Friday. IDF officials confirmed that undercover troops were used to quell the protest.
10-14-05 - Ailing Dahlan vows return to frontline Palestinian politics
10-14-05 - Two-thirds of Israelis against more pullouts
10-14-05 - Every Inch Counts for West Bank Barrier Some 575 acres in town ? more than half of Bilin's land ? have been confiscated by Israel for a wide barrier loop around the Jewish settlement of Kiryat Sefer, which is rapidly expanding with hundreds of new housing units
10-14-05 - Israel, Palestinians Discuss Border Issue Israeli and Palestinian officials worked Friday to narrow their differences over how to operate the Gaza-Egypt border
10-14-05 - Divestment campaign losing steam among U.S. churches
10-14-05 - Israeli police to level a home in Jerusalem
10-14-05 - Bush extends PLO office Bush extended the waiver on Friday for six months, saying it was "important to the national-security interests of the United States."
10-14-05 - Weekly report on Israeli human rights violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territories 06 - 12 Oct 2005
10-14-05 - Egypt warns against Israel racial separation wall
10-14-05 - Three Palestinians arrested in West Bank
10-14-05 - General attacked at Western Wall Worshippers at Jerusalem?s Western Wall attacked a top Israeli army official who helped carry out the recent Gaza withdrawal.
10-14-05 - Gazans barred from Al-Aqsa Mosque
10-14-05 - Egypt warns against Israel?s nukes singularity
10-14-05 - World may have to live with nuclear Iran -US study U.S. intelligence says Iran could produce a weapon in about a decade....To U.S. ally Israel, "a nuclear-armed Iran is a clear and present danger" and most Israeli strategists "do not question if Israel should seek to remove Iranian nuclear facilities," only how or when it should be done, the report said.
However, the U.S. researchers warned that a U.S. or Israeli pre-emptive military strike likely would rally Iranians around a religious fundamentalist government in Tehran that they might otherwise want to replace, spur new attacks by Iran-allied groups like Hizbollah.
Israel's intel says six months. Whom do you believe?
10-14-05 - UN to provide Palestine with food information
10-14-05 - Israel says Syria regime change in world's interest In the Perle-Feith-Wurmser strategy, Israel?s enemy remains Syria, but the road to Damascus runs through Baghdad. Their plan, which urged Israel to re-establish ?the principle of preemption,? has now been imposed by Perle, Feith, Wurmser & Co. on the United States. Whose war is this?
10-14-05 - Art by Palestinians coming to capital
10-14-05 - Erekat optimistic about Rafah crossing agreement
10-14-05 - UAE urges UN to improve media programme on Palestinian issue
10-14-05 - 'Turning Point' Seen In Divestment Campaign An Episcopal priest involved in church politics said a major factor in the retreat from confrontation was the church's preoccupation with the controversy over the ordination of gay priests, which threatens major ruptures between Episcopal factions here, as well as between the U.S. church and the worldwide Anglican Communion
10-14-05 - Palestinian Leader to Talk With Saudi King
10-14-05 - Irwin Cotler is too Israeli to be in Canada's government Since Israel?s ?strategic thinking,? like the Wall, runs counter to international law, and since Canada predicates its foreign policy on respect for the law, Cotler is acting against the interests of his own country
10-14-05 - 'Israel must concentrate on Arab media'
10-14-05 - German brochure attracts Israeli criticism
10-14-05 - Women in Black Stand Up, Seek Change
10-14-05 - International probe in Arafat death sought
10-14-05 - US exhibit sheds light on Arab talent
10-14-05 - FM: Syrians feel 'noose tightening' Israel is taking care not to become publicly involved in the probe of the Hariri assassination, although the UN did ask it to provide intelligence material. The security establishment and the government have been considering whether or not complications for Assad are necessarily good for Israel. U.S. pressure on Syria is good for Israel, some say
10-14-05 - Danny Ayalon, Spy? Ayalon warned the assembled wise men against the threat posed by Syria, all the while averring that Israel "is not in the business of regime change." Why should they be, when they have us to do it for them?
10-14-05 - Lebanon creates commmission on armed Palestinians
10-14-05 - PFLP-GC insists refugee-camp weapons are 'for defense'
10-14-05 - 'Bringing the children home' is important to both sides
10-14-05 - Paper: Israel, Vatican close to deal Israel and the Vatican reportedly are close to an agreement on church properties in the Holy Land.
10-14-05 - Palestinian leader to embark on five-nation tour
10-12-05 - Israel locks down for Yom Kippur; West Bank sweep nets senior Hamas figure
10-12-05 - Disguised Israelis nab militant
10-12-05 - Hughes Spurred Bush-Palestinian Meeting
10-12-05 - Fatah rejects US request for forming govt in Gaza The Palestinians have struggled hard for a Palestinian state with Jerusalem as its capital and opposed any other option
10-12-05 - Israeli army arrests 14-year-old The army said it arrested the boy at his home on Monday after receiving information about the attack It makes you wonder who tipped them off about this incident.
10-12-05 - Bush held unscheduled meeting with Palestinian officials Confronted with complaints about an Israeli settlement that might hinder the Palestinian's march to statehood, Buttu said Bush replied: "Don't worry. I have some political sway with Israel and will use it if need be." ROFLMAO.
10-12-05 - Support to Abbas rises following Israeli withdrawal Meanwhile, 74 percent of the Palestinians in the West Bank support the ceasefire deal with Israel and 83 percent of the Gaza Strip residents support it, according to the poll. Some 82 percent of the Palestinians oppose armed rallies in the Palestinian territories. In addition, some 45 percent support disarming militants while 50 percent oppose
10-12-05 - Qurei says no time to form new cabinet
10-12-05 - Militants Release Kidnapped Journalists Palestinian gunmen briefly kidnapped an American and a British journalist on Wednesday
10-12-05 - Plans to Build a new Israeli settlement near Bethlehem
10-12-05 - Settlers attack a Pal. Family near Salfit
10-12-05 - International spending plan aims to give quick boost to Gaza
10-12-05 - Corrie/Nasrallah U.S. Tour Comes Home to Des Moines, Iowa Their immediate goal was to raise enough money to rebuild the Nasrallah home, which Rachel Corrie died protecting
10-12-05 - Israeli army to advise more Palestinian prisoner releases The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) will advise the government to release additional Palestinian prisoners in an effort to strengthen Palestinian National Authority (PNA) Chairman Mahmoud Abbas
10-12-05 - Israeli authorities deny soccer player permit Israeli occupation authorities refused to give Palestinian National Team soccer player Tayseer Amer from Qalqilya a permit to enter Israel in order to seek medical attention there.
10-12-05 - Palestinians: Arafat's Death Still Mystery the records were inconclusive about the causes of the blood condition, known as disseminated intravascular coagulation, or DIC
10-12-05 - Israeli envoy: Syria harboring terrorists Speaking Tuesday in Washington, Daniel Ayalon said Israel would like to see a change in Syrian behavior, but "is not in the business of regime change."
10-12-05 - Make sure 'Gaza first' is not 'Gaza last' Finally, the nonviolent struggle against the Wall and settlements must continue in Palestine and around the world in order to maintain strong grassroots and civil society pressure against Israel's illegal policies
10-12-05 - A Defiant, Guilty Plea in AIPAC Case Admitting guilt to another charge, relaying information to Naor Gilon, the chief political officer at the Israeli Embassy in Washington, Franklin said that he wasn't giving away anything that the Israeli didn't already know.
"I knew in my heart that his government had this information," Franklin said. "He gave me far more information than I gave him."
10-12-05 - Antiwar activist to appear at Yom Kippur service
10-12-05 - Senate introduces energy cooperation measure U.S. senators introduced legislation to create a strategic energy partnership between the United States and Israel....A similar measure was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives earlier this year.
10-12-05 - Ambassador David Gross, U.S. Coordinator for International Communication and Information Policy The Palestinian people are among the most educated in the Middle East, with strong business and personal connections throughout the region and a long entrepreneurial tradition
10-12-05 - "Threads of Tradition": An Exhibition of Palestinian Folk Dress at Antiochian Village The exhibition showcases regional ethnic folk costumes that represent the textiles and embroidery of eight regions of historic Palestine, from the Naqab Desert in the south and the Dead Sea in the east to Galilee in northern Palestine
10-12-05 - Abbas to hold talks with leaders before US visit
10-12-05 - U.S. keeps Israel out of new fighter-jet development program I the wake of the Israeli undertaking and Yaron's resignation, three U.S. Congressmen - Roy Blunt, Eric Cantor and Mark Steven Kirk - wrote to Rumsfeld last week and asked him to renew the activities of the three groups,
10-12-05 - Jihad slam Britain over terror accusation "The British government committed a great injustice against the Palestinians when it adopted the Zionist plan in Palestine, and instead of repairing this historical injustice, it is indulging in its enmity against our people."
10-12-05 - Oct 14-Nov 15: ISM USA Speaking Tour on the Palestinian/Israeli Nonviolent Movement
10-12-05 - Is Israel ready for peace?
10-12-05 - Palestinian educator to speak at West Newton Friends
10-12-05 - Palestinian militants promise to facilitate legislative elections
10-12-05 - PNA urges Israel to release jailed Fatah leader
10-12-05 - Translation: But Do Jews Drive Out Arabs? At the Cave of the Patriarchs we were greeted by the police who suggested that for our own safety we should not enter the Jewish residential district
10-12-05 - Lawrence's Mid-East map on show A map showing Lawrence of Arabia's proposals for the reconstruction of the Middle East following World War I is set to be displayed for the first time.
10-12-05 - Context Elusive in PBS's the West Bank (Judea and Samaria) is described as "Palestinian land" rather than "disputed land." Only Israel refers to the occupied Palestinian Territories as 'disputed land'. What CAMERA is suggesting is that this medium (like all others) adopt the Israeli-POV ONLY. What a shocker.
10-11-05 - Israel citing 'security' to limit Palestinian rights: UN Hina Jilani, special representative of UN Secretary General Kofi Annan on Human Rights Defenders, said that Israel was blocking lawyers, journalists and rights activists from monitoring potential rights abuses
10-11-05 - Israeli army to appeal against deal to ban "human shields"
10-11-05 - Christian prophetic voices face many battles a public campaign had been launched to silence the voices of Christians demanding justice, peace and security for Palestinians alongside Israelis.
10-11-05 - Shin Bet reveals arrest of female bombmaker
10-11-05 - Fatah set to trounce Hamas in Palestinian election
10-11-05 - Palestinian charged with killing student
10-11-05 - British Organisation to Commemorate Rachel Corrie
10-11-05 - Egypt, Palestinians Open Border for 1 Day
10-11-05 - Qatar donates six million dollars to Israeli-Arab town The donation was "more than a sports gesture toward more than one million Arabs suffering from discrimination inside Israel,"
10-11-05 - Israel/OPT: The Special Representative of the Secretary-General on the situation of human rights defenders established by the Commission on Human Rights Restrictions on the freedom of movementby the Wall, closures, checkpoints, roadblocks and other barriers, while affecting the entire population in the Occupied Palestinian Territories also inhibits and obstructs the activities of human rights defenders. I am especially concerned with the situation of field workers engaged with any area of rights who face daily harassment, intimidation and humiliation in the course of conducting their work...I note the total lack of respect for the freedom of assembly that is apparent in repressions of the right to peaceful protest in the OccupiedPalestinianTerritories. I have observed one such event in the villageof Bil'in
10-11-05 - Violent officer rewarded? IDF officer photographed assaulting Palestinian takes up post of division deputy commander
10-11-05 - Some Relief for Gaza's Fishermen On a number of occasions the Israeli military opened fire against the civilian fishermen in order to enforce the 9 nautical mile limit imposed on them
10-11-05 - Save the Children UK Advocacy Officer For many years, we have been an active presence in the occupied Palestinian Territories, defending children?s rights to health, education, protection and development in the face of ongoing occupation. Operating under difficult circumstances, we?ve achieved some real success. Now, we?d like to build on that success. You?ll help us to determine how to do this in order to achieve broader change in the lives of Palestinian children
10-11-05 - 'Positive investment' in Israel-Palestine central to Council action The resolution directed the SRI committee to "engage in dialogue with and, where appropriate, to file shareholder resolutions" with companies in which the church invests who operate in the Occupied Territories and "whose products or services contribute to violence against either side, or contribute to the infrastructure that supports and sustains the Occupation." Such infrastructure includes settlements and their bypass roads, the security barrier where it is built on Palestinian land, and demolition of Palestinian homes.
10-11-05 - Professors' history project opens new chapter for Israeli, Palestinian students
10-11-05 - Groups launch campus program A pro-Israel campus initiative launched a fellowship program
10-11-05 - From April : Glossing Over Israel's Human Rights Abuses The Janus Face of the Department of State
10-11-05 - Israel must compensate detained Jewish activist An Israeli court ordered the state to pay a right-wing activist 22,000 dollars in compensation for falsely keeping him under house arrest for his alleged links to violent extremists
10-11-05 - Israel bids to prevent Hamas from strengthening in West Bank
10-11-05 - The canny Sharon's one and three-quarter state solution "The fence is the border," he says, confident that Israel would pull back, more or less, to the line traced by the wall, or security barrier, it has built through the West Bank. That would entail dismantling a few isolated settlements - and keeping the large settlement blocs. Such a move would see Israel out of, perhaps, 50% or 60% of the West Bank. Combined with Gaza that would represent the de facto Palestinian state, promised by the road map and now routinely demanded by George Bush, Tony Blair and everyone else.
10-11-05 - With Indictment of AIPAC Honchos, Trial of Spy-for-Israel Franklin May Be Postponed The Franklin indictments already suggested that the government has a trove of information on the functioning of AIPAC, ?an organization that hates exposure,? noted the JTA. In fact, AIPAC keeps such a low profile that it is rarely mentioned in the Washington, DC media.
10-11-05 - UK Jews charge 'bias' in BBC peace series
10-11-05 - State to let victims' families view files on Oct. 2000 Arab riots
10-11-05 - Iowa Jews protest forum Jewish groups in Iowa are protesting a local conference that they say features virulently anti-Israel speakers.
10-11-05 - Israeli Arabs meet U.N. rep Israeli Arabs have vowed to increase international scrutiny of their situation since the Justice Ministry found last month that there was not enough evidence to press charges against police who shot 13 Arabs dead during pro-Palestinian riots in 2000
10-11-05 - Suspect: Syrian Gave Bombers $50,000
10-11-05 - IDF to recommend releasing more Palestinian prisoners The General Staff believes that prisoner releases are what Abbas most needs from Israel, since the Palestinian public is pressing him on this issue
10-11-05 - Once again the olive orchards will become closed military zones
10-11-05 - Bezeq withholds services from Arab citizens 'for safety reasons'
10-11-05 - Big change at the UN for Israel
10-11-05 - Israeli ambassador to U.S.: Syria is sheltering 10 or 11 terror groups
10-11-05 - ADL Heartened By Episcopal Church Decision to Reject Divestment From Israel
10-11-05 - AJC Welcomes Episcopal Church Decision on Divestment
10-11-05 - Israel fears PA weapons may be used against it in the future
10-11-05 - From Gaza to the Galilee: Same Policy, Same Agenda From the beginning, demographics within the areas occupied in 1948 have obsessed Israeli strategists, academics and politicians. With higher Arab than Jewish birthrates, the Zionist agenda of maintaining a state for one ethnic group only becomes increasingly difficult.
10-11-05 - Fatah militants quit security apparatuses in Tulkarem
10-11-05 - What will happen to Samer? What will happen with Samer? If the present Israeli policy continues, he
will be forced to risk imprisonment when he wants to look for work. He and
hundreds more like him will spend what is potentially the most productive
years of their lives, in and out of Israeli jails
10-11-05 - MPs reject lifting Israeli boycott
10-10-05 - Fatah denies signing agreement on refusing to hand in weapons
10-10-05 - Mideast summit postponed until end October: Palestinians A summit between Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon and Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas was postponed after it became clear that it was unlikely to yield results
10-10-05 - Jews vandalize anti-Israel Orthodox shul An Orthodox Jewish synagogue in Stamford Hill in London has been attacked and vandalized - not by anti-Semitic thugs, but by fellow Jews who regard its leaders' outspoken condemnation of Israel as a betrayal.
10-10-05 - Fatah says chaos will not help end Israeli occupation
10-10-05 - Abbas to meet senior US official over summit
10-10-05 - Settlers grab lands near Bethlehem A local source in the village reported that the settlers grabbed 18 Dunams, bulldozed part of it and starting preparing for the foundations of the new settlement.
10-10-05 - Palestinians urge Israel to release aged prisoners
10-10-05 - U.S. commitment on Mideast reaffirmed
10-10-05 - Israel receives warning of kidnapping from Palestinian militants
10-10-05 - Rice declines to confirm report on US strikes against Syria Rice also said Syria must "make certain that in terms of 1559 they are not encouraging Palestinian rejectionists, some of them in Lebanon, trying to harm the process that is going on in the Palestinian territories."
10-10-05 - Palestinian official denies deal reached between Qurei, PLC
10-10-05 - House commemorates Wiesenthal The State Department has changed its definition of anti-Semitism to include the 'demonization of Israel'.
10-10-05 - Report: Jews stone London synagogue
10-10-05 - Mideast peace decades away - Israeli Nobel winner
10-10-05 - Regarding the Presbyterian Divestment Process
10-10-05 - Judge Israel's deeds, not words
10-10-05 - Former Israeli minister says peace roadmap has become a trap, not taken seriously Abed Rabbo said the two men were seeking to widen international support for the Geneva Accord, launched in 2003, and hoping to spur talks between the two governments
10-10-05 - Palestinian doctor tells of life under occupation with its 52 permanent and 60 "flying" or mobile checkpoints, and now its security fence almost half complete, the Israeli government punishes the whole Palestinian population for the crimes of a few, creating "more anger, polarization and radicalization," ....."As a Jewish person I feel a moral obligation and responsibility to work to end the occupation,"
10-10-05 - Turkey transfers Ottoman land records to Palestinian Authority The PA requested the records to support Palestinian land claims. The Palestinians say that these documents reflect the "true" ownership of the land. One year later, in 1917, Britain drove the Ottomans out of the country and issued the Balfour Declaration, expressing support for the establishment of a Jewish state in what was then called Palestine By the 1940s, Jewish immigrants owned between 6-8 percent of the land in historic Palestine.
10-10-05 - Lebanese Palestinian Front Rebuffs All Opposition to Arms Issue
10-10-05 - Expedition brings Arab, Israeli teens together Erin Leonard of Outward Bound said all the teenagers were equal in the wilderness
10-10-05 - Israel won't admit pro-Palestinian activist
10-09-05 - Israeli army kills 3 Palestinians on Gaza border Palestinians later brought their bodies to a Gaza hospital and medics said that no weapons were found on them.
10-09-05 - Three Palestinian teens killed: report
10-09-05 - US Tax-Exempt Charitable Contributions to Israel Donations, Illegal Settlements and Terror Attacks against the US
10-09-05 - Palestinian militant killed by Israeli soldiers in W. Bank The group said the attack on Israeli soldiers was an response to "Israeli aggressions against the Palestinian people and the Israeli killing of two Al-Aqsa militants in Nablus city."
10-09-05 - A View from Jerusalem: Challenges for Palestinian Health Care "The wall is basically separating the patients from the hospitals," he said. "The six major hospitals are facing slow death because they (the Israeli forces) are chopping up the land like Swiss cheese."
10-09-05 - Israeli Arabs convicted of plotting to blow up train, Tel Aviv skyscrapers
10-09-05 - Israel not to make further concessions
10-09-05 - Abbas-Sharon Summit Thrown Into Doubt
10-09-05 - Army seals off Marda village Scores of school and university students missed their school day due the checkpoint installed by the army
10-09-05 - Israel opens main crossing on Gaza-Israeli border
10-09-05 - Cancer Patient Between his Disease''s Hammer and Israel''s Lands Department''s Anvil
10-09-05 - I00 Palestinian Houses Destroyed in Jerusalem in 2005
10-09-05 - Official Statistics: 9.5% of Palestinian Houses without Water Network
10-09-05 - Abbas to address Israeli conference to commemorate Rabin
10-09-05 - West Bank conflict brews after Gaza The project is also one small part of Israel's plan to strengthen control of the eastern flank of Jerusalem and the large settlement blocs clustered at the center of the Israeli-occupied West Bank, a goal Israeli officials vowed to pursue even as they pulled settlers out of the Gaza Strip in August.
10-09-05 - Soldiers arrest shepherds east of Tubas
10-09-05 - Israeli firms said on WMD list Eleven Israeli companies appear on a recently issued report by the MI-5 security service titled "Companies and Organizations of Proliferation Concern," Britain's Guardian newspaper reported Saturday.
10-09-05 - Helping Israel online Israel has launched an e-learning program for those who want to help its global image.
See my notes in margin - last paragraphs on the right.
10-09-05 - Egypt, quartet discuss Palestinian economy
10-09-05 - Hurricane Gaza The fourth Hague Convention (1907) establishes that occupation is over only when the occupying power stops controlling air, sea and land. Israel is far from doing that
10-09-05 - Why are we here? We are here to continue to respond to
the cries of the children and take part in the nonviolent struggle
to give them all a chance.
10-09-05 - Abbas to visit Israel for Rabin tribute
10-09-05 - Gaza after the pullout / State's refusal to register address changes sentences many to exile
10-09-05 - Soldier killed in Haifa nightclub fray Deputy Education Minster Majali Wahabi (Likud) said yesterday that club owners should be required to station uniformed police officers at the nightspots. MK Ayoub Kara, also of Likud, said terror at clubs is more dangerous today than Palestinian terror.
10-09-05 - Syrian defense Minister condemned the latest statement by Israeli war minister: Syria will continue to seek a just and comprehensive peace Lieut. Gen. Turkmani condemned the latest statement by Israeli war minister in which he said that the Golan will remain in the hand of Israel forever and that Israel would continue the policy of settlement in the occupied Golan.
10-09-05 - The beautiful life without Arafat During this year, not only has Israel done nothing to help solidify Abbas' rule, it has done everything to weaken him. And now it complains about his weakness
10-09-05 - Arab named vice president of Israeli university for first time
10-08-05 - Rachel was bulldozed to death, but her words are a spur to action Meanwhile, we are still asking our government for a US-led investigation into Rachel's killing. The US state department is on record saying that the report of the Israeli military police does not reflect an investigation that was "thorough, credible and transparent", despite that being promised to President Bush by Ariel Sharon
10-08-05 - House Demolitions in Sawia village The Israeli army is intending to destroy 41 homes in the small Palestinian village of Sawia, in the West Bank. Almost 250 people are at risk of being left destitute if the destruction goes ahead.
10-08-05 - IDF to suspend high-risk round-up operations in West Bank Senior military sources said that since it was no longer allowed to send Palestinian civilians ahead of soldiers into houses where wanted people had barricaded themselves, these operations should be suspended to avoid unnecessary risk to soldiers' lives 'Since we can't risk the lives of innocent bystanders to save our own, we will not go in at all'. Ridiculous.
10-08-05 - Gaza chaos never transferred to West Bank: Palestinian official
10-08-05 - Stripping Gaza bare
10-08-05 - Palestinian groups denounce infighting
10-08-05 - President Abbas Lays Cornerstone of Sheikh Khalifa City in Rafah
10-08-05 - Palestinians Vow to Keep Weapons
10-08-05 - Israel Urges Egypt to Stem Flow of Weapons
10-08-05 - Israeli forces arrest Palestinian teens Isralei occupation forces arrested seven Palestinian teenagers, aged between 15 and 17 on Saturday for throwing rocks at Israeli vehicles
10-08-05 - 19 Civilians, Israeli Activists Arrested in Bal'een and Three Others Across West Bank
10-08-05 - Settlers? sewerage destroys farmlands near Qalqilia Farmer Ahmad Mansour said that each year he rushed to pick the fruits before the settlers flood their waste-water into his orchard.
10-08-05 - Seven residents arrested in Hussan
10-08-05 - Panel: PA has done nothing to impose order
10-08-05 - Withdraw and win Major General (ret.) Amiram Levine, once a commander of the elite Sayeret Matkal unit, a military man who spent most of his years fighting Palestinian terror, said that any occupation, including the Israeli occupation in the territories, necessarily entails acts of terror against the civilian population. It was not the last time that evening that Levine left his listeners with mouths agape.
10-08-05 - Israel won't hand over more W. Bank cities to PA
10-08-05 - Army: Ruling puts troops, Palestinian civilians at risk The senior officers said that until a "creative solution" was found, the army would have to employ more force and might demolish more homes during arrests, since it was no longer permitted to use Palestinians as human shields.
10-08-05 - 'If you have views, you will see bias in every choice of adjective'
10-08-05 - Lebanese security forces detained two armed Palestinians This was after the Lebanese army intensified its presence around the Palestinian camps in precaution of what it said attempts of Israeli forces likely to land there.
10-08-05 - Lebanon: Palestinian weapons must stay in camps Lebanese Prime Minister Fouad Siniora said Saturday there will be no confrontation with the Palestinian factions
10-08-05 - Yakhlof Praises UNESCO's Resolutions on Jerusalem
10-08-05 - Lebanese leader meets Palestinians
10-08-05 - Walsh to arrive in the area Monday, Abbas-Sharon summit might be delayed
10-08-05 - Setting Up Abbas- Yet Another "Generous Offer" from Sharon Whether or not we like the term, this amounts to full-blown apartheid, the permanent and institutionalized domination of one people over another.
10-08-05 - Whose life is more worthy?
10-08-05 - Israel has long spied on the United States
10-08-05 - Norway school bans Star of David; teacher may fight ban
10-08-05 - Chertoff's Sweetheart Deal for Israeli Carnival Corp
10-08-05 - Egypt press says IAEA Nobel prize a message to US, Israel
10-08-05 - Not so much a war, more a way of life In the first 10 days of this intifada, an average of 10 Palestinian civilians were killed daily, with no casualties on the other side
10-08-05 - Bishara lashes out against U.S. foreign policy
10-08-05 - World Bank, Sharon at odds over link between Gaza, W. Bank
10-08-05 - Gaza Turned Into Open-air Prison By The Israelis As before, we the taxpayers foot the bill. Israel with 0.1 percent of the world population gets 30 percent of U.S. foreign aid. The U.S. also vetoed 35 UN Security Council resolutions that would have made Israel comply with international law and human rights
10-07-05 - Israel/Occupied Territories: Prolonged closure of the Gaza-Egypt border and arbitrary restrictions to freedom of movement should be lifted Amnesty International is concerned at the continued closure of the Rafah crossing between the Gaza Strip and Egypt, as a result of which some one and a half million Palestinians who live in the Gaza Strip are denied the possibility to travel.
10-07-05 - Palestinian state discussed President Bush said he wants a Palestinian state that does not look like "Swiss cheese," a senior Palestinian official said.
10-07-05 - Tens of thousands pray at Jerusalem mosque Israeli authorities allowed only Palestinian men over the age of 45 from the West Bank to take part in the prayers, opposed to normal days when a special and difficult-to-obtain permit is obligatory for visits to Jerusalem
10-07-05 - Masked gunmen kidnap local Hamas leader in northern West Bank
10-07-05 - Palestinians Blamed for Hamas Abductions senior security official speaking on condition of anonymity confirmed the involvement of the security services and members of Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas' Fatah movement. He said the abductions were meant as a warning to Hamas to lie low following a series of deadly clashes between its gunmen and police in Gaza
10-07-05 - No firm date for Mid-East summit
10-07-05 - Unknown group claims Hamas kidnap "This is a response to Hamas' violations and disregard for law and order and their attacks on security institutions and Palestinian leaders," the group said in a statement sent to Palestinian media.
10-07-05 - Palestinian police arrest 30 criminals in first ever raid in Hebron area of West Bank
10-07-05 - Israel, P.A to from professional teams to operate Rafah crossing
10-07-05 - Israel/Occupied Territories: High court ban on army's use of "human shields" is a welcome development In recent years, Amnesty International investigated tens of cases where the Israeli army used Palestinians, children as well as adults, as "human shields" during military operations in towns and refugee camps throughout the Occupied Territories
10-07-05 - Flags for Freedom Bil?in villagers continue resistance
10-07-05 - Resident arrested in Hebron, another injured
10-07-05 - Internal violence hurts Palestinians
10-07-05 - New group of Palestinians stuck in no-man's land between Iraq and Syria The UN refugee agency said on Friday it was very concerned about the safety of Palestinian refugees in Iraq, some of whom have been forced to leave the capital Baghdad as a result of increased harassment and intimidation
10-07-05 - Israeli, Palestinian officials agree to hold more talks ahead of summit
10-07-05 - Soldiers attack a peaceful procession against the Wall in Bil?in
10-07-05 - Palestinians release abducted Hamas militants unharmed
10-07-05 - Eco. forum on Jordan, Iraq, Palestine investments on Oct. 27 -- minister
10-07-05 - Local Palestinian takes post in United Nations
10-07-05 - Bush: Fight terrorism to protect Israel America must fight terrorists because they could destroy Israel, President Bush said.
10-07-05 - New section opened in Damun Prison
10-07-05 - Bolton: UNRWA might disappear Israeli and pro-Israel groups complain that UNRWA acts as an advocate for the Palestinians instead of simply administering relief. UNRWA says it advocates for a standard of living and not a national cause.
Bolton is Israel's new ambassador to the UN.
10-07-05 - Israel's Mossad rocked by internal crisis: press
10-07-05 - Nobel Prize to IAEA 'warning' to Iran: Peres Peres is considered the "father" of Israel's nuclear technology for creating in the 1950s with France, the only known nuclear power station in the country.
10-07-05 - Remembering Edward Said
10-07-05 - Committee praises Israel U.N. move The resolution, initiated by Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) and passed Friday by the U.S. House of Representatives? International Relations Committee, congratulates Israel?s ambassador to the United Nations More legislation for Israel.
10-07-05 - Lebanon's move on arms worries Palestinian guerrillas
10-07-05 - DeLay?s Downfall Likely May Mar Pro-Israel Clout Jews on the left, who favor a stronger U.S. role in Israeli-Palestinian peacemaking that may include new pressure on Israel, were delighted when DeLay gave up his leadership post until his legal difficulties are resolved. Pro-Israel forces that relied on the Texas Republican to forestall such pressure were worried.
10-07-05 - Arabs campaign for equality - on TV A media campaign launched on Israeli television invites viewers to confront their prejudice toward Arabs, in a bid to foster dialogue between Jews, Arabs
10-07-05 - Palestinian Authority?s Legal Advisor Addresses Prospects for a Just Settlement
10-07-05 - Committee condemns Hamas for Gaza attacks
10-07-05 - Report: Shin Bet okay's Egyptian ammunition to PA
10-07-05 - YMCA helps West Bank children discover Jerusalem Many Palestinian children are also able to meet their relatives for the first time, and to have a fun day with their friends - something which can be a rare event in occupied Palestine.
10-07-05 - Hundreds rally against lifting ban HUNDREDS of people turned up at two separate sites to demonstrate against Bahrain's lifting of a boycott of Israeli goods yesterday....The lifting of the ban is understood to be part of the conditions specified in Bahrain's upcoming Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with the US.
10-07-05 - DFLP leader sentenced to 25 years
10-07-05 - Culture unites the peoples, says mayor at the opening of Arab exhibit in Brazilian city Campinas
10-07-05 - Israel denies 'spying against US'
10-06-05 - Israeli high court bans use of 'human shields' Israeli troops conducting raids against wanted militants have used Palestinian non-combatants to knock on doors or enter homes of suspects. In several cases, the practice resulted in injury or death of the human shields. Soldiers still used them despite the practice being barred under high court injunction. "I can attest that dozens of times after the High Court decision, we still used Palestinians as human shields, out of habit."
10-06-05 - Israel bans use of human shields Adallah submitted an affidavit by one Israeli reservist who said: "No civilian would refuse a 'request' presented to him at 0300 by a group of soldiers aiming their cocked rifles at him."
10-06-05 - Bush: Fight terrorism to protect Israel
10-06-05 - Two settlers indicted of Abducting two Arab youth from the Negev The incident took place last year; the two settlers abducted and attacked two Palestinian residents, severely punched and clubbed them, and threatened to kill them.
10-06-05 - PA Officer Critically Wounded in Attempted Abduction
10-06-05 - Egypt Warns Hamas Over Weapons
10-06-05 - World Bank advocates sunken road from Gaza to West Bank The study was initiated by the World Bank, which asked for American sponsorship to moderate Israel's anticipated objection to its conclusions
10-06-05 - Testimony: Soldiers beat Palestinian at Nablus checkpoint Four Israel Defense Forces soldiers severely beat a Palestinian man at the Hawara checkpoint south of Nablus on Tuesday while their female colleagues egged them on, according to a Machsom Watch activist who witnessed the incident.
10-06-05 - Israeli use of 'human shields' is judged illegal The Knesset member Zahava Gal-On of the left-wing Meretz-Yahad party said the court had ruled that "an army in a democratic state cannot act like terror gangs".
Interestingly enough, the terror gangs the Irgun and Stern of Palestine (pre-Israel) were infused into the Israeli army.
10-06-05 - Palestinian university professor kidnapped from West Bank home by gunmen
10-06-05 - Palestinian Rights Panel Concern Over Settlements
10-06-05 - Schoolgirls barred from reaching school in Hebron
10-06-05 - Israel starts building security zone around Gaza: sources Witnesses said since late Wednesday, Israeli army bulldozers has begun razing lands near the villages of al-Garara, Abbassan and Khoza, east of the southern Gaza town of Khan Yunis near the borders with Israel.
10-06-05 - EU announces strategy to help build Palestinian state
10-06-05 - Palestinians want results from Mideast summit: Erakat
10-06-05 - Abbas to hit Sharon with demands at Mideast summit Abbas also said he would demand that Sharon halt settlement activity and the building of the controversial security barrier in the West Bank.
10-06-05 - Nine Human Rights Organizations Petition the High Court of Justice: Law Preventing Palestinians from Claiming Compensation from the State of Israel isUnconstitutional and Thus Void
10-06-05 - Urgent Appeal - End Closures of the Gaza Strip Press Release: Physicians For Human Rights In Israel
10-06-05 - Female Prisoner Narrates Details of Israeli Oppression in 'Talmond' Jail
10-06-05 - Palestinians lose 10 million dollars due to Israeli seal of Gaza
10-06-05 - A class divided: Israeli wall runs straight through the playground PALESTINIAN children returned to their school after the weekend to find that a 24ft concrete wall had been built through the playground, leaving the classrooms on one side and the football pitch and volleyball court on the other.
10-06-05 - Palestinian PM urged to reshuffle cabinet or face no-confidence vote
10-06-05 - PA: We won't oppose Arab-Israel peace Palestinian Foreign Minister Nasser Al-Kidwa says, 'Palestinian Authority will respect the decision of Arab countries if they choose to have relations with Israel, even if those decisions are not in Palestinians' interests'
10-06-05 - Wiretap At Heart Of AIPAC Case AIPAC employees sign an agreement that protects them from legal harm until all appeals are exhausted, according to a source close to the defense of Rosen and Weissman who has firsthand knowledge of the clause.
Why is this necessary in the first place? Does AIPAC routinely knowingly engage in the violation of American laws?
10-06-05 - Egypt Shakes Its Finger; Lulavs to Suffer for It "We've got everybody on the case, and I told them to shake a leg," Rep. Gary Ackerman (D-N.Y.) said, pun intended. What happened to the separation of Church and State?
10-06-05 - THE SITUATION: Arabs Protest as Probe of Deaths Is Dropped Shviro himself acknowledged in a television interview this week that some key pieces of evidence in the 2000 shootings may have been withheld from his investigators by officers seeking to protect their colleagues. But he defended his decision not to bring charges given the lack of evidence
10-06-05 - What happens to Palestinians at the checkpoints
10-06-05 - MK: Zim's conduct in boat crash damaged Israel's reputation MK Ehud Rassabi, blasted Zim's conduct in the affair. Its initial denial of any involvement in the incident, without checking the facts, Rassabi said, caused damage to Israel's diplomatic standing and reputation in Japan.
10-06-05 - Palestinians want high tech too Palestinian high tech is trying to recover from the years of the intifada, and copy Israel?s success. But Palestinian high tech suffers from a lack of investment in large ventures.
10-06-05 - Middle East focus: Counter attack Chiefs of police from the US and other western countries have travelled with the Police Executive Research Forum for a week-long counter-terrorism course run by Israeli officers familiar with confronting Palestinian suicide bombers Cui bono ? Who benefits? ? is a question that must ever be asked about Middle Eastern terror
10-06-05 - Soccer Coaches Training Programme in Ramallah
10-06-05 - Anti-semitism warning from Chief Rabbi
10-06-05 - Religion news in brief An investment panel of the Episcopal Church has recommended against divesting from companies that profit from Israeli policy in the Palestinian territories.
10-06-05 - Palestinian rights committee approves annual report, forwards recommendations on Middle East peace process to General Assembly
10-06-05 - Norwegian says she infiltrated Mossad According to the Norwegian media, the book by state television NRK Middle East correspondent Odd Karsten Tveit identifies Linstad as a former Mossad agent but does not address any role as a double agent
10-06-05 - Beyond Chutzpah Book Review This thorough debunking of The Case for Israel perhaps gives some insight into why Dershowitz tried so hard to prevent Beyond Chutzpah's publication: it isn't just the book that's debunked, but Dershowitz himself.
10-06-05 - The Zoo comes to Blenheim Mr Campbell's documentary The Zoo tells the story of the difficulties a Palestinian zoo veterinarian faces trying to pick up a pair of baboons
10-06-05 - EU meeting with Hezbollah arouses Israel?s protest
10-06-05 - AIPAC's Shifting Message AIPAC is the leading and one of the most respected advocates on behalf of Israel in Washington AIPAC must register is a foreign agent.
10-06-05 - Israeli firepower and fences won't stop Palestinian sewage
10-06-05 - Teacher Class on Mideast Stirs Doubt Armbruster, a volunteer with the Friends Committee?s Middle East Peace Education Program, said that the Quaker organization ?strives for a better understanding of both the Palestinian and Israeli viewpoints, but it tends to delve more deeply into Palestinian issues and the problems they face? ? especially in light of a widespread presumption that the Israeli side gets more favorable exposure, thanks to strong Jewish advocacy. Where is the ADL when there is PRO-ISRAELI bias in the classroom? Nowhere to be found.
10-06-05 - No dancing and no gays if Hamas gets its way
10-06-05 - OPT: U.S. program brings Internet access to schools in need Palestinian, Bangladeshi teachers travel to U.S. for computer training
10-06-05 - Israel offers "voluntary deportation" instead of administrative detention
10-05-05 - Army: "Palestinian youth attempts to stab a soldier near Nablus"
10-05-05 - Feature: A taste of freedom in Gaza, real or visionary? "This Ramadan is significant, because it is the first time since Israel ended its 38 years of occupation in the Gaza Strip. It has a special taste this year, a taste of freedom,"
10-05-05 - Palestinian PM Qureia, cabinet said set to resign next week
10-05-05 - Court to rule on ?human shield? issue IDF soldiers endanger the lives of civilians residing near buildings in which terrorists barricade themselves by forcing them to knock on the doors and ask the suspects to come out.
10-05-05 - Egypt may back shelving PA parliamentary poll
10-05-05 - Study: Separation wall negatively impacts J'lem residents and status The separation wall, which cuts off tens of thousands of Palestinians and their neighborhoods from Jerusalem, is not only having a negative impact on the lives of East Jerusalem residents, but is also harming the city's Jewish inhabitants and its position as the nation's capital, according to a recent study
10-05-05 - Palestinian lawmakers to investigate Arafat's death
10-05-05 - EU ready to boost Gaza aid if others help
10-05-05 - Sharon and Abbas to meet next week -- Israel
10-05-05 - Israeli in Uruguay jail breakout The US is seeking his extradition - it accuses him of being one of the biggest ecstasy dealers in California.
10-05-05 - In pictures: Desolate life in Israel for Gaza Bedouin Each family received between $5,000 and $10,000 as compensation for being moved from Gaza, far less than the compensation paid to the Jewish settlers also evicted
10-05-05 - Israel sank a Japanese boat
10-05-05 - AIPAC's Overt and Covert Ops
10-05-05 - Pentagon Analyst Pleads Guilty in Spy Case
10-05-05 - Pentagon employee pleads guilty of spying for Israel
10-05-05 - Shipping company chief apologises for hitting fishing boat Zim's headquarters initially denied that one of their ships had been involved in the accident.
10-05-05 - Palestinians try to wean Gaza children from war
10-05-05 - Franklin pleads guilty his relationship with Israeli embassy political officer Naor Gilon was to extract information, not to give it. Gilon "gave me far more information than I gave him," Franklin said.
10-05-05 - The return of the Golan Perhaps they will present their regime as a barrier to chaos in an important country. Perhaps the exercise will fail and the regime in Damascus, along with its puppets in Beirut, will collapse under the blows falling in the region under the Bush Doctrine.
10-05-05 - Palestinian students overcome the struggle to gain an education
10-05-05 - Kreisha: "Qurei did not suffer a heart attack"
10-05-05 - Evangelicals Get a Piece of the Promised Land "The Israeli government has a long relationship with American evangelicals," Clarkson told IPS. "They have been cultivated as a domestic pro-Israel political constituency, as well as a source of foreign exchange through the tourism industry, so offering some land sounds like an effort to deepen and expand those political and financial relationships."
10-04-05 - Mofaz: "West Bank settlements are part of the future Israeli borders"
10-04-05 - Palestinians: Stabber fled husband
10-04-05 - 200 detainees transferred to administrative detention
10-04-05 - Hamas, Fatah vow peaceful end to Palestinian problems
10-04-05 - Border reopens; Palestinians go home
10-04-05 - Israel to continue operations in West Bank
10-04-05 - Palestinian group in Lebanon rebuffs disarmament calls
10-04-05 - Haber: "Israel assassinated Pal. Novelist Kanafani and other figures" Fort the first time, and in an official statement, Israel admitted that its Mosad agents assassinated Palestinian novelist, short-story writer, and dramatist Ghassan Kanafani in 1973 by plating explosives in his car.
10-04-05 - Hamas agrees to end phenomena of arms in Gaza
10-04-05 - Why a Water Crisis Exists in Gaza
10-04-05 - A dispatch from Gaza
10-04-05 - The boys who cried 'anti-Semite'
10-04-05 - Palestinians concerned over militants-police clashes
10-04-05 - Pittsburgh Hosts Film Series on Palestine
10-04-05 - Mofaz: U.S. pressure on Syria could topple Assad regime In an interview to Israel Radio, Mofaz said that Syria's involvement in the assassination of former Lebanon president, Rafik Hariri, and its support of Iraqi insurgents operating from within its territory, will bring about U.S actions that may overthrow Bashar Assad's regime. Cui bono ? Who benefits? ? is a question that must ever be asked about Middle Eastern terror. Did those who planned and perpetrated this atrocity seek not only the elimination of the pro-Saudi and pro-American Hariri, but a U.S.-Syria confrontation that immediately followed? Baiting a Trap for Bush?
10-04-05 - No participation of Beit Jala girls in Gilo beauty pageant
10-04-05 - Defender of Human Rights to visit Israel, Palestinian Territory Wednesday
10-04-05 - Syrian media source expresses concern over Gaza incidents
10-04-05 - Commentary: Hebron Villagers' Plight Well-Documented
10-04-05 - Excited for football Exchange student embraces sport at Manchester Jihad Naji shakes his head. The 15-year-old can't remember the name of the film he watched on TV as a Palestinian kid growing up in the West Bank city of Jericho.
10-04-05 - Muslim countries don't need ties with Israel: Palestine envoy
10-04-05 - Hamas wants legislative elections to be held on time
10-03-05 - UNCHR: 33 Palestinian Newborn Babies Died at Israeli Checkpoints
10-03-05 - EU concerned over expansion of Jewish settlements, barrier building
10-03-05 - Palestinian Child Injured In Tamoon Town
10-03-05 - The house that became a war zone "Occupation is getting up in the morning to make tea and finding a soldier in your kitchen making coffee," said Mrs Bashir. "Occupation is when I wanted to go to the toilet, a soldier had to go with me. I wasn't allowed in my bedroom. I looked in on my way to the toilet one day and there was a soldier with no clothes on in my bed. Occupation is your son walking around with a bullet in his back even after the soldiers have gone."
10-03-05 - The battle for justice is not over But there has been no let-up in the fight for justice she has been leading since her son was shot in the head while he tried to carry Palestinian children from gunfire in Rafah, in the Gaza Strip
10-03-05 - Palestinian Authority (PA): Palestinian armed groups must stop endangering civilians in reckeless shooting and attacks
10-03-05 - committee recommends toppling Qurei?s government
10-03-05 - Most Palestinians believe PNA unable to stop security deterioration:poll
10-03-05 - US consults Israel over Syria regime change: report
In the Perle-Feith-Wurmser strategy, Israel?s enemy remains Syria, but the road to Damascus runs through Baghdad. Their plan, which urged Israel to re-establish "the principle of preemption," has now been imposed by Perle, Feith, Wurmser & Co. on the United States. Whose war?
10-03-05 - Malta offers Palestinians desalination technology
10-03-05 - Former minister calls for demonstration against PNA, factions
10-03-05 - Israel arrests 40 Palestine ultras
10-03-05 - Abbas urge Palestinians to move against chaos
10-03-05 - Citizens and taxi drivers angry at deteriorating economic situation, rising fuel prices
10-03-05 - Full closure imposed over the Palestinian territories
10-03-05 - Israel permits 20 trucks full of food to enter the Gaza Strip The fasting for Ramadan is days away.
10-03-05 - Cheers! Palestinians lift their glasses to the first beer festival in the Occupied Territories
10-03-05 - Gaza Cops: We Need Bullets to Fight Hamas
10-03-05 - Grand Jury Indicts DeLay on New Charge
10-03-05 - Palestinian police, parliament demand end to chaos
10-03-05 - Halutz: "Hamas, Jihad will not voluntarily disarm" Israeli Chief of Staff, Dan Halutz, said on Monday evening that the clashes between the Palestinian Authority (P.A) security devices and Hamas gunmen in Gaza cannot be considered as first steps the P.A is taking in order to fight Hamas.
10-03-05 - BBC Mid-East review terms given
10-03-05 - Jordan's king postpones visit to Israel, Palestinian territories
10-03-05 - Palestinian, Egyptian FMs to meet in Cairo
10-03-05 - DeLay Heralded By Pro-Israel Group In a Congress generally regarded as overwhelmingly pro-Israel, DeLay stood out for extending those sympathies to Jewish settlers in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, even standing with them against Israel's government.
10-03-05 - "DeLay"ed Justice When President Bush proposed $20 million to support Palestinians elections, DeLay reprogrammed the money to pay an Israeli utility bill. He even forced humiliating conditions on President Bush?s recent aid designed to strengthen Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas. De Lay, who once called himself, "an Israeli of the heart," also rejected President Bush's support of a Palestinian state,
10-03-05 - Israeli firm apologises to Japan over fatal collision
10-03-05 - Arab League rejects inter-Palestinian fighting
10-03-05 - DeLay Peddles Interests of Foreign Countries in Congress for Free Vacations?
10-03-05 - Gaza water supplies dangerous low
10-03-05 - PHR demands Israel to release the Palestinian detainees
10-03-05 - Detainee sentenced to one life-term and additional ten years
10-03-05 - Israeli president to visit Vatican
10-03-05 - Yemen warns against inter-Palestinian rift
10-03-05 - Israel hit by minor earthquake A minor earthquake hit Israel and the Palestinian areas early on Monday but no injuries were immediately reported.
10-03-05 - In Gaza, a Physician Works as a Taxi Driver
10-03-05 - Palestinians and Jews here build a house - and maybe a bridge
10-03-05 - Palestine also in our thoughts
10-03-05 - Palestinians seek Aust agricultural expertise Palestinian Agriculture Minister Walid Abed Rabbo has visited regional New South Wales to learn about sustainable, water-efficient farming practices.
10-03-05 - Is Israel planning Iran strike? The newspaper says this was not the first time Israel demanded to strike Iran. President Bush rejected Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's offer
to use military force during the latter's latest visit to Washington, the report said.
10-03-05 - Jihad leader urges for end to internal conflicts among Palestinians
10-02-05 - Israeli troops wound Palestinian teen near Nablus
10-02-05 - Palestinian police officer killed in Gaza infighting
10-02-05 - Three dead, scores wounded in Gaza infighting
10-02-05 - Israel detains 1,200 Palestinians in Jerusalem
10-02-05 - Gaza: Bullets, blame exchanged In the wake of the violent fighting in Gaza Sunday, which erupted after Palestinian Authority officers attempted to confiscate weapons from terror groups' gunmen, leaders from both sides have moved to trading accusations over which organization was responsible for the escalation.
10-02-05 - DFI: "Five years of child rights abuses in the OPT "
10-02-05 - Sharon and Abbas Agree to Meet
10-02-05 - Hamas leader says U.S. calls on his group to disarm are 'rude', interfering "Israel fights democracy in daylight with a U.S. green light,"
10-02-05 - Israel seeks support abroad for blocking Hamas in PA elections According to political sources, the fight against Hamas' participation in the elections now tops Israel's agenda in its international relations....Sharon expressed satisfaction with the U.S. position on the matter, as stated last Friday by Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, who said Hamas must disarm before entering politics
10-02-05 - Jordan's King Abdullah urges EU role to restore truce in the region
10-02-05 - Israeli DM says Gaza operation not yet over
10-02-05 - LEBANON: Palestinian refugees complain they are second class citizens.
10-02-05 - Army may order an investigation into the killing of Pal. child
10-02-05 - PRCS: Army Restricts Movement of Medical Crews
10-02-05 - International Pacifists Pick Palestinian Olive behind Apartheid Wall
10-02-05 - Jewish Organizations Begin Fundraising to Expand Settlement Activities in Jerusalem The sources added that the fundraising from Europe and the United States came in light of Israeli fears that the US aid might decrease due to the catastrophes left by the hurricanes Katrina and Rita
10-02-05 - "We Will Pick Our Olives" Equipped with ladders and buckets, the villagers will exercise their right to farm their land beyond Israel?s planned Annexation Barrier.
10-02-05 - Churches speak out on economic pressure as a tool for peace
10-02-05 - IDF closure in territories to remain over holidays
10-02-05 - Why should the U.S. stop its military aid to Israel?
10-02-05 - CNI Public Hearing: "Dual Occupations, Dual Jeopardy"
10-02-05 - Palestinian film day comes to Haifa
10-02-05 - Abbas to Sharon: Happy New Year Abbas called Sharon and offered greetings for the approaching New Jewish Year, while Sharon responded with greetings for the Muslim Ramadan.
10-02-05 - Post-Gaza Aid Not On Agenda, But Annual Aid To Israel Weathers Storm But the request for extra post-Gaza assistance may come up again as soon as six months from now, a senior Israeli government source told JTA.
10-02-05 - Palestinian factions denounce security measures
10-02-05 - Bahrain women hold Palestine
10-02-05 - Israelis won't testify in AIPAC trial All the communications between 1999-2001 listed in the indictment involved Israeli officials, a fact that suggests that the initial targets of the surveillance were Israeli diplomats
10-02-05 - 'Assad insists that Syria and Iran will not be intimidated' "If Israel does something stupid and attacks our nuclear facilities like it did in Iraq, we promise to teach it a lesson it will never forget,"
10-01-05 - Israeli army to investigate West Bank shooting of Palestinian boy
10-01-05 - Hebron CPTers lock themselves in to keep angry settlers out during hour long rampage through the Old City
10-01-05 - President Abbas Receives The EU Peace Envoy
10-01-05 - Rice: Hamas must disarm before entering Palestinian politics U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said Friday that Hamas cannot remain an armed organization and participate in the political process in the Palestinian Authority. We now dictate the terms of the 'democracy' we wish to spread.
10-01-05 - Israeli Arabs protest over 2000 killings
10-01-05 - Israel to relieve pressure on Hamas
10-01-05 - Palestine's first Octoberfest in Taybeh
10-01-05 - Hamas Levels Poll Fraud Charge
10-01-05 - PA, factions to discuss 'calm'
10-01-05 - Thousands join the regional procession on its third day
10-01-05 - Fatah wins 51 Palestinian local councils - official
10-01-05 - Calmness dominates Gaza after militant groups agree to halt attacks
10-01-05 - Father: I'll sue the IDF for taking my son
10-01-05 - Palestinian economy lost USD 14 billion in three years -- ALO
10-01-05 - Killer of a Palestinian Civilian in Jerusalem sentenced to life term
10-01-05 - A Tale of Palestinian Sovereignty
10-01-05 - Palestinian Police continue efforts to stop armed demonstration in Gaza
10-01-05 - President Abbas: Israeli Frequent Provocations are against PNA Endeavor to Keep Calm Down
10-01-05 - Soldiers occupy a home in Hebron
10-01-05 - US-Israeli Diplomatic Triumph Over Iran
10-01-05 - Israeli ship captain denies collision with Japanese boat Japanese media reported Saturday morning that a container ship belonging to Israel's national shipping company Zim is the main suspect in a hit-and-run accident with a Japanese fishing boat in which seven fishermen were killed
10-01-05 - A little piece of Palestine in the state of Rio Grande do Sul
10-01-05 - Samson Returns to Gaza
10-01-05 - "Free the P" Hip-Hop for Palestine
10-01-05 - When Pain Becomes Dance Waldmann, 43, filmed what she saw in Palestine, from children dancing in a refugee camp to a woman behind a window shattered by bullets. "When your mother dies in a moment shorter than the time it takes an Israeli soldier to shoot 14 bullets, you feel your soul, the woman told her.
10-01-05 - Festival in a ghost town; Hebron resident looks at past and future Ali Shaheen, Fakhri's father, stood with his brothers in front of the
doors, risking their lives to save their Jewish neighbors from the rioting
Fakhri told me of the days when Jews and Arabs lived together in peace
10-01-05 - Suicide bombers inspire incendiary film
10-01-05 - Anti-terror unit urges Israelis in Sinai to leave
10-01-05 - Syria: Israel will leave Golan Heights
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