Palestinian people

By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Mar 20th, 2013
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Whether or not he achieves diplomatic breakthroughs on his visit to Israel, President Obama’s trip could help the peace process by focusing news media attention, for once, on positive aspects of normal existence in that controversial corner of the Middle East. Though coverage inevitably focuses...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Mar 6th, 2013
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(JTA) – Two Ethiopian runners who traveled to Israel for last Friday’s Jerusalem Marathon absconded during the race in a suspected effort to stay in the country indefinitely. The two women, Malet Mekonen, 24, and Mahalat Zalika, 25, were seen at the starting line but did not finish the ra...
By IndepthAfrica
In Eritrea
Mar 1st, 2013
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JERUSALEM — Abraham Kabeto Ketla of Ethiopia has won the third Jerusalem marathon, setting a record for the race. About 20,000 runners took part despite protests by Palestinians. Ketla finished in 2 hours, 16 minutes and 29 seconds Friday, beating the record by three minutes. Luka Kipkemoi Chel...
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Feb 21st, 2013
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By Hasan Afif El-Hasan Decolonization was a feature of post-World War II era and the surrender of Nazi Germany. The UN Charter was created; the Arab League was formed in 1945 by seven countries; twenty-nine non-aligned countries from Africa and Asia formed the non-aligned Bandung Conference in Indone...
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 Algeria
Feb 7th, 2013
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 “The world today is in the throes of complex crises. The ideals ​​of tolerance and coexistence and the right to differ are being grossly violated. At the same time, we are witnessing some of the worst manifestations of extremism and exclusion as well as the distortion of values and frames of r...
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Dec 4th, 2012
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By Kathy Kelly – Gaza Dr. T., a medical doctor, is a Palestinian living in Gaza City.  He is still reeling from days of aerial bombardment. When I asked about the children in his community he told me his church would soon be making Christmas preparations to lift the children’s spirits.  Looking at hi...
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Nov 29th, 2012
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by AUDREY BOMSE and JAMES MARC LEAS Gaza City. The Palestinian Authority would be “traitors” if they agreed to a condition the UK is seeking to impose in exchange for agreeing to  support Palestine upgrading its membership in the UN. So said Raji Sourani, Director of the Palestine Center for Human Ri...
By IndepthAfrica
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 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...