Palestinian people

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 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...
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Nov 20th, 2012
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By Robert Spencer The Jerusalem Post reported Monday that “Israel agreed to briefly hold off on sending ground forces into Gaza to allow time for cease-fire efforts to continue.” Meanwhile, Hamas top dog Khaled Mashaal demanded that Israel initiate a cease-fire if it wants a truce, and even claimed t...
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Oct 9th, 2012
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By: James M. Dorsey When Spanish giants Real Madrid and FC Barcelona clashed this weekend, two matches separated by thousands of kilometers were played, one on and one off the pitch. The Spanish clash ended in a draw in Barcelona’s Camp Nou stadium; a rare show of public defiance to Gaza’s Hamas rule...
By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
Sep 26th, 2012
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Egypt President highlights Palestine issue as key concern Addressing the United Nations General Assembly for the first time since becoming his country’s first democratically and freely elected civilian President, Egypt’s Mohamed Morsy today highlighted his nation’s progress over the past 18 months, w...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Sep 6th, 2012
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By: New Civilisation By Reza Pankhurst The Egyptian government, led by President Mohammad Morsi, is currently preparing for war. While a few (naïve) analysts may have assumed that the first war declared would be against Israel, given the Muslim Brotherhood’s apparent support for its offshoot Hamas an...
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Sep 5th, 2012
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y Ramzy Baroud The official position of Arab nations is unambiguous: solidarity with Palestine is paramount. But facts on the ground point to a disturbingly different reality, one in which Palestinians are mistreated beyond any rational justification in various Arab countries. The worst-fated among t...
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Sep 5th, 2012
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By Tamar Fleishman –The West Bank The camps stood opposite of each other during each one of the Ramadan Fridays. From dawn to afternoon- when the prayer at Al-Aqsa was being conducted, the Palestinians stood armed with their prayer mats on their shoulders before the army of soldier armed with rifles ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Uncategorized
Aug 27th, 2012
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In a 1977 Supreme Court opinion, Thurgood Marshall, the court’s first African-American justice, observed, “Social scientists agree that members of minority groups frequently respond to discrimination and prejudice by attempting to disassociate themselves from the group, even to the point of adopting ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Aug 7th, 2012
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When Mitt Romney arrived in Jerusalem and suggested that Israel’s success contrasted with its Muslim neighbors was due to a culture of success, he was waving a red flag in front of a red bull. Romney’s comments were as provocative to the left as Obama’s  “You didn’t build that” remark was to us. To t...