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Clashes between Hamas and Fatah renewed after Hamas official slights Yasser Arafat

Jerusalem Post Israel News - ‎May 22, 2016‎
The victory claimed by Fatah in Karameh was a turning point in the history of the Palestinian national resistance movement, since it drew the Arab world's attention to the Palestinian issue, and turned Fatah and its leader Yasser Arafat into champions ...
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American Jewish Group: Move Over, Israelis, We're Taking Over

FrontPage Magazine - ‎5 hours ago‎
A group of prominent American Jews, in tandem with a group of retired, left-wing Israeli military and security officials and an American security think tank, is seeking—via the next U.S.
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Putin Agrees to Return Israeli Tank Captured By Syria in 1982

Al-Bawaba - ‎17 hours ago‎
The 1982 Lebanon War commenced after Israel invaded Lebanon in order to fight the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO), a guerilla fighter group led by Yasser Arafat. The PLO had been attacking Israel from Lebanon after it was violently expelled ...

Foreign Policy and the Opposition: A Response to Mr Bilahari Kausikan

The Online Citizen - ‎8 hours ago‎
In 2005, the Ministry of Information, Communication and the Arts and MINDEF organised an exhibition titledThe Changing Face of Terrorism, which featured the late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat in a photo montage as a terrorist. More than one reader ...

The Spectator poll: Are You In or Out? Bob Geldof, Tim Rice & Joey Essex have their say (blog) - ‎May 27, 2016‎
After 1989 why have the European elites failed to denounce the immorality of Communism? Why have the same elites supported the likes of Yasser Arafat and the Iranian governments? Why are extremist parties well supported and why is anti-Americanism ...
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Why Republicans Will Hold Their Noses and Vote Trump

Newsweek - ‎May 28, 2016‎
Obama was never going to release his college transcripts, his personal medical records, or a video clip of his encomium of Rashid Khalidi, former PLO adviser to Yasser Arafat—most likely because he was a lackadaisical B-student who would have never ...

Sociologist says Palestinian politics faces authoritarianism

ANSAmed - ‎May 27, 2016‎
In an interview with ANSA, Dana goes even further: "The authoritarianism of President Abu Mazen is far superior to that exercised in the past by Yasser Arafat". During his rule, the sociologist said, dissent was much more tolerated, criticism of his ...
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Israel's New Defense Minister Lieberman Has Reputation as Political Brawler

Wall Street Journal - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Mr. Lieberman immediately made a name for himself as a hard-liner on security issues. In 1998, he suggested bombing Egypt's Aswan Dam in response to Egyptian support for Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat. Egypt and Israel signed a peace treaty in 1979.
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Face to face

Jerusalem Post Israel News - ‎May 25, 2016‎
... of direct peace talks without preconditions as soon as possible, the Palestinian leadership has rejected all Israeli proposals for direct negotiations for the past seven years - behavior that is consistent with the failure of direct talks with ...

Why Christians Are Fleeing the Holy Lands

Forward - ‎May 27, 2016‎
At that time some of the citizens of Beit Jala sent a message to Yasser Arafat, president of the Palestinian Authority, pleading with him to stop the militias.
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Are Palestinians concerned over Minister Liberman?

Al-Monitor - ‎May 23, 2016‎
He told us, 'I'm prepared to give you a state, but not prepared to talk with [PLO leader] Yasser Arafat. You will be able to stand at the head of the Palestinian state that will be established and run it alongside Israel.
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What if Jews Had Raped an Arab Girl?

Israel Today - ‎May 25, 2016‎
The lifting of a court gag order on a severe incident that occurred in Tel Aviv two weeks ago once again demonstrates the blatant double standards of the mainstream media and the international community.

Twilight of the Grifter: Bill Clinton's Fading Powers

CounterPunch - ‎May 20, 2016‎
At one point in the twilight talk at Oxford, he quoted - or claimed to quote - Yasser Arafat as testimony to his altruistic efforts: “Arafat told me, 'Mr President, you have done more for the Palestinian people than all the Arab leaders combined ...

Hear the extraordinary Hungarian violinist Roby Lakatos live in London

Gramophone (blog) - ‎May 23, 2016‎
From the 19th century, Budapest was famous for its Gypsy music and Gundel, close to the Széchenyi Baths in the City Park, was one of the prime places for the musical and culinary experience.
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Jimmy Carter's push for peace culminates with Elders retirement

Christian Science Monitor - ‎May 25, 2016‎
In 2015, they visited the West Bank, where Carter laid a wreath on the grave of former leader Yasser Arafat. The Elders visited Jerusalem to draw attention to the devastating post-war situation in Gaza.

On the Frontier of Islam - the Maverick Mystics of Senegal - ‎May 25, 2016‎
My companion Abdoul, an earnest young hotel receptionist in a Yasser Arafat headscarf, continues to lecture me on the peacefulness of Islam as if nothing has happened.

Tickets Now On Sale to See Jefferson Mays & Jennifer Ehle in JT Rogers' Oslo Off-Broadway - ‎May 23, 2016‎
... of Norwegian diplomat Mona Juul and her husband, Terje Rød-Larsen, who together coordinated top-secret peace negotiations between Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and Palestine Liberation Organization Chairman Yasser Arafat in the early 1990s.
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Mapping My Return - Salman Abu Sitta on the fate of the Palestinians

The Guardian - ‎May 20, 2016‎
In Cairo and Kuwait he met the “indefatigable” Yasser Arafat and others who formed the Palestinian liberation movement, Fatah, and the PLO, some later assassinated by the Israelis.

The ever-bleeding Gaza

Middle East Monitor - ‎May 21, 2016‎
Perhaps it depicted Yasser Arafat's hidden sadness, as he looked over the sea in Gaza, which foreshadowed Gaza's miserable future; a Gaza that is currently living in a state of continuous destruction due to the violent war on the people and infrastructure.
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i24news exclusive: Valls says French initiative does not undermine Israel

i24news - ‎May 22, 2016‎
Valls recalled that it once seemed unimaginable that Egypt's Anwar Sadat would visit Israel or that the famous handshake between Yasser Arafat and Yitzhak Rabin would ever occur. Valls arrived in Israel on Saturday evening in an effort to advance his ...