Abbas Leaving ? ….interview with Yedioth

Abbas leaving? A journey among the people PA President Mahmoud Abbas plans to leave two of his important political positions. Is this really a sign that the long-time Palestinian leader is headed for retirement? And what do the Palestinian people actually think of this? Oded Shalom, Elior Levi Published: 09.05.15, 09:47 / Israel News We stopped at Mr. Baker’s shawarma in Ramallah, next to the Al Bustan candy shop. We started walking down the street…
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Incoherence of humanity: The sea and it’s redemption shores

The scene that broke the internet in the last few days of the Syrian toddler flushed on the see shore dead, brought to my mind with all its cruelty, the scene of the four Palestinian children who were killed last year on Gaza shore by Israeli missiles while playing football. Between two images of children playing football. A photo for the toddler while playing football somewhere shortly before with the same clothes the shores washed…
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A non Review : Memories from Jerusalem: Serene Husseini Shahid

In another rare occasion, in finishing a book from cover to cover overnight, Serene Husseini Shahid biography “Memories from Jerusalem”, overwhelmed my space. It definitely has to do with all those Jerusalem tendencies and sensations in such a read. But somewhere above all, it is another time, when such work reflects sharply and strongly on reality of a history that has distorted images in our memories. I ma not sure why Jabra Ibrahim Jabra was…
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26 Things About the Islamic State (ISIL) that Obama Does Not Want You to Know About

Originally posted on Uprootedpalestinians's Blog:
Twenty-six Things About the Islamic State (ISIL) that Obama Does Not Want You to Know About 1. The US has supported Al Qaeda and its affiliated organizations for almost half a century since the heyday of the Soviet Afghan war.  2. CIA training camps were set up in Pakistan.  In the ten year period from 1982 to 1992, some 35,000 jihadists from 43 Islamic countries were recruited by the…




The Palestinian Family that fought a soldier to save their son ; Amira Hass

http://www.haaretz.com/news/diplomacy-defense/.premium-1.674254 The Palestinian Family That Fought a Soldier to Save Their Son When Mohammad’s mother, sister and aunt saw an Israeli soldier choking the 12-year-old boy, they grabbed him on all sides. Then the child’s father alerted an officer to come rescue the soldier. Amira Hass Sep 03, 2015 4:53 AM 1comments   Zen Subscribe 53  102 Palestinians try to prevent Israeli soldier from detaining a boy during a protest in the West Bank village Nabi…
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Incoherence: Accepting fear as a solution

The Palestinian living these days is apparently closing a chapter in its hollow history, waiting for a new chapter with a darker destination. I am not sure if everything that is happening on media level in Palestine, in which it is contributed through official statement is just for the sake of busying the people with issues of less importance in order to keep them away from the more serious issues. It has been part of…
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