All Articles on Yasser Arafat

A Palestinian woman steps on a picture of U.S. President Donald Trump, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and White House senior adviser Jared Kushner during a protest against Bahrain's workshop for U.S. Middle East peace plan, in Gaza City, June 25, 2019. (Photo: Majdi Fathi/NurPhoto via Getty Images) Views
Exactly Like Its Predecessors, Trump’s Peace Plan Has Been Designed to Fail
The Palestinians may have refused this time to stumble into the trap set by the president and his son-in-law Jared Kushner, but they will find themselves the fall guys, whatever happens
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Despite all of the issues roiling the Middle East, Palestine remains a priority concern across the region and there is no tolerance among Arabs, in any of the region's countries, for normalized relations with Israel until the terms of the API are met, in full. (Photo: Getty) Views
A Weakly Inflated Trial Balloon
For President Trump the matter of Palestinian rights, has never been a priority or even a concern
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Flashback: John Kerry, Hillary Clinton, and Joe Biden Views
Flashback: Democrats’ Arafat Complex
I’ve been looking at lists of 2020 prospects for Democratic hopefuls to unseat Donald Trump in 2020 and getting flashbacks to pre-internet antiquity when those same Tussaud Museum pieces wagged animatronically from cathode-ray tube TV sets with a relevance as presumed then as it is now: John Kerry...
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Marc Lamont Hill speaking on CNN Views
The Bottomless Dishonesty of CNN on Palestine and Marc Lamont Hill Firing
CNN has fired contributor Marc Lamont Hill for a speech he gave on Palestinian rights at the UN. The speech can be found here. You can protest this outrageous firing at this petition site . And here is a link to his book, Nobody: Casualties of America’s War on the Vulnerable, from Ferguson to Flint...
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The signing of the Oslo Accords in Washington, DC, Sept. 13, 1993. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons.) Views
The Veiled Danger of the ‘Dead’ Oslo Accords
The fate of the Palestinian people is left to inept leaders, incapable of thinking outside the permissible space allocated to them by the Israelis and the Americans
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Israel’s pursuit of land over peace and the complicity of the American government essentially killed “the two-state solution.”(Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images) Views
From Peace to Armageddon: Were Oslo Accords Doomed From the Start?
The Israel-Palestine nightmare
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The Lion of Judah's Last Roar
There would never be peace in the region, warned prophet Uri Avnery, until Israel returned at least some land taken from Palestinians, and created a viable Palestinian state with full democratic rights and freedoms.
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It Is Netanyahu, Not Corbyn, Who Deserves 'Unequivocal Condemnation'
Jeremy Corbyn has never ordered anyone's assassination. He's never ordered an invasion of a foreign country. Benjamin Netanyahu has.
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It's Not Just My Story: Still-Defiant Ahed Tamimi Released From Prison
Newly released Ahed Tamimi with her father Bassem and mother Nariman, also released. Photo by Mohamad Torokma/Reuters. Front photo by Abbas Momani/AFP. After eight months in prison for the audacity of protesting the Israeli Occupation with a childlike slap to the cheek of one of its soldiers,...
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Members of the Palestinian community and their supporters march toward the Israeli consulate to protest President Donald Trump's decision to move the U.S. embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem on May 15, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. Views
Palestinians: 70 Years of Suffering
The Trump administration is now an extension of Israel’s hard right Likud Party.
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