Fatah

By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 24th, 2012
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By Amira Hass, haaretz The inspiration for the Arab Spring came from young people in the street, but it seemed to bypass the West Bank and Gaza. Haaretz tracks down the Palestinians still talking about a revolution “Hold your head high because you are a Palestinian.” This was Fatah’...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 26th, 2012
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By Ramzy Baroud If the new Egyptian leadership thinks it is possible to achieve lasting reconciliation between rival Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah within the current political climate, it is likely to be disappointed. In the case of Gaza, the government of Mohamed Morsi should in fact pursue s...
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Feb 9th, 2012
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The cruel farce known as the peace process took another downturn this week as Fatah and Hamas signed a unity agreement in Doha, Qatar. It’s not the first such agreement they’ve signed, and none of the previous instances was a smashing success. Most notably, the two sides’ Mecca Agreement of February ...
By benim
In Libya
Sep 7th, 2011
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Khoms – Libya’s Muammar Gaddafi deployed special squads which held suspected opponents in shipping containers, tortured them for information about insurgent networks and disposed of their bodies in unmarked graves in a campaign to smash the revolt against his rule. Evidence gathered by Re...
By benim
In Libya
Aug 8th, 2011
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Benghazi – A Libyan rebel official says the movement’s executive committee has been dismissed in move aimed at easing tensions over the recent killing of the rebels’ military chief. Fathi Turbel says the rebels’ National Transitional Council sacked the executive committee R...
By benim
In Libya
Aug 4th, 2011
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New York – A high-profile son of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi said on Wednesday his family had forged an alliance with Islamist rebels to drive out the secular opposition to his father’s 40-year rule. Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, who along with his father had long branded the entire opposition...
By benim
In Libya
Aug 2nd, 2011
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Benghazi – Libyan rebels have uncovered a hit list with the names and addresses of about 60 of their leaders, during an operation to smoke out a suspected pro-Gaddafi sleeper cell, officials told AFP on Tuesday. Files with sensitive information about key members of the rebels’ political a...
By benim
In Middle East
Mar 15th, 2011
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Hamas supporters stormed a crowd of protestors in the Gaza Strip who had gathered on Tuesday to demand Palestinian unity, witnesses said. Tens of thousands of Palestinians had initially answered a rallying call on Facebook demonstrate in Gaza and the West Bank for reconciliation between Hamas Islamis...