mercredi 7 décembre 2016

Analysis: Fatah, hold your applause -- Palestinian body politic rotten to the core

Analyse: Fatah, gardez vos applaudissements - Le corps politique palestinien pourri jusqu'à la moelle

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (AFP/File)

By: Ramzy Baroud

Ramzy Baroud is an internationally-syndicated columnist, author, and the founder of His latest book is My Father Was a Freedom Fighter: Gaza's Untold Story.

Only he to whom the land doesn’t belong is capable of burning it

Seul celui à qui la terre n'appartient pas est capable de la brûler

Recently Israel was ablaze. The government was quick to declare the fires ‘arson’ set by Palestinians to destroy the land ….
But the reality is ….

What’s behind Egypt’s ‘New Political Position’ Towards Gaza?

Qu'y a-t-il derrière la « nouvelle position politique » de l'Égypte envers Gaza?

People attempting to travel between Gaza and Egypt have been 
repeatedly prevented in the past. (Photo: via IRIN, file)

Dr. Daud Abdullah

After three years of open hostility, Egypt appears to be resetting its policy towards the Gaza Strip. Whereas in the recent past the Cairo administration has only opened the Rafah border crossing to deliver Palestinian corpses, the authorities have, in recent weeks, opened it more frequently to allow the passage of people to and from the besieged enclave. But this is not all.

Ashrawi: Israeli efforts to legalize settlements require urgent action

Ashrawi: Les efforts sionistes pour légaliser les colonies nécessitent une action urgente

PNN/ Ramallah/

PLO Executive Committee Member Dr. Hanan Ashrawi strongly denounced the Knesset’s approval of a bill that passed a preliminary reading which would “legalize” the annexation of Palestinian privately owned land and illegal outposts in the occupied West Bank.

Israeli Set To Approve 20 Colonialist Projects In The West Bank

"israel" approuve 20 projets colonialistes en Cisjordanie

The Israeli “Construction and Planning Committee” of the Jerusalem City Council is set to discuss and approve, Wednesday, 20 new colonialist projects to be built in illegal colonies, commercial and tourist centers on Palestinian lands.

Al-Murabitun warns against prolonging settlers’ stay at Aqsa Mosque

Al-Murabitun met en garde contre une prolongation des visites de colons à la mosquée Al-Aqsa


Al-Murabitun Commission (a peaceful pro-Aqsa group) in Occupied Jerusalem has warned of dire consequences resulting from the Israeli decision to increase the daily hours given for settlers to tour the Aqsa Mosque’s courtyards.