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By IndepthAfrica
In Alemayehu G. Mariam
Feb 17th, 2013
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By Alemayehu G Mariam In December 2011, I wrote a commentary entitled, “Ethiopia: Land of Blood or Land of Corruption?” contrasting two portraits of Ethiopia. At the time, the portrait painted by Transparency International (TI) (Corruption Index) and Global Financial Integrity (GFI) showed Ethiopia a...
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Feb 13th, 2013
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By David Horowitz Introduction Israel, the only democracy and tolerant society in the Middle East, is surrounded by Muslim states that have sworn to destroy it and have conducted a genocidal propaganda campaign against the Jews, promising to “finish the job that Hitler started.” A global wave of Jew-...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
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
In Middle East
Dec 7th, 2012
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Successive leaders of Israel have been running out of workable ideas and sustainable policy objectives for more than half a century since the forceful creation in 1948 of their would-be the only Jewish State of Israel in the middle of Arab states that were frozen in time and space. The Zionist idea p...
By IndepthAfrica
In Analysis
Nov 30th, 2012
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By Brandon Friedman The current confrontation between Israel and Hamas has its roots in Egypt. On 5 August, sixteen Egyptian soldiers were killed by militants crossing into Egypt from Gaza. During the attack the militants seized two Egyptian Armored Personnel Carriers and attempted to attack Israeli ...
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In Article
Nov 28th, 2012
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By Ramzy Baroud In life, some phenomena cannot be explained by ordinary logic or technical language, let alone official discourses. How did Gaza manage to fight back with such ferocity and undying vigor in quelling the latest Israeli war despite years of a bloody siege and one-sided war in 2008-9? It...
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Nov 27th, 2012
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By Ahmed G. Ferwana – Gaza Smiling out of exhaustion as I wished a nice weekend to my colleagues and students, I left the American International School of Gaza – AISG, where I work as a Language and Literature teacher, to my apartment that’s located in Al-Shuhada Street; one of which I consider to be...
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Nov 24th, 2012
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THE MANTRA of this round was Once And For All. “We must put an end to this (the rockets, Hamas, the Palestinians, the Arabs?) Once and For All!” – this cry from the heart was heard dozens of times daily on TV from the harassed inhabitants of Israel’s battered towns and villages in the South. [&hellip...
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Nov 22nd, 2012
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Tuesday night, Israel and Hamas agreed to halt hostilities. Midnight local time was chosen. Hamas didn’t want conflict in the first place. Israel is a rogue state. It’s a serial provocateur. Multiple attacks were launched. Hamas responded defensively. It’s their right and responsibility under interna...
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In Eritrea
Nov 20th, 2012
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WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT Six men accused of being ‘Israeli spies’ were dragged through the streets of Gaza City and executed in front of a chanting mob today as Israel warned Palestinians to evacuate some areas of the territory in apparent preparation for a ground invasion. Witnesses said...