1: BBCi (BBC Online) 2: Electronic Intifada 3: Ha'aretz 4: Middle East Report (MERIP) 5: Stop the Wall 6: The Guardian
#7471 Palestine issue confuses Britons
by James Read in BBCi (BBC Online), 21 June 2004
»A new survey has shown that many people in Britain think the Palestinians are occupying Israeli territory and not the other way round. Despite extensive media coverage of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, some Britons think Palestinians are re ...
#7558 Interview: "Writers on the Borders" director Samir Abdallah
by Maureen Clare Murphy in Electronic Intifada, 21 June 2004
"People who have been [to the West Bank and Gaza Strip] always say it's very difficult ... to speak about it" to others who haven't been there, says French director Samir Abdallah, creator of the film Writers on the Borders: A Jo ...
#7473 Back to square one of the occupation
by Ze'ev Schiff in Ha'aretz, 21 June 2004
»The other, negative trend is the renewal of activity aimed at bolstering the settlement blocs in the West Bank. On the one hand, there is talk of disengaging from the Gaza Strip – and, on the other hand, settlement blocs are being expand ...
#7496 U.K. journalist Peter Hounam to fight ban on entry to Israel
by Yossi Melman in Ha'aretz, 21 June 2004
British journalist Peter Hounam said he would use legal means to fight the decision by Interior Minister Avraham Poraz to bar him from entering Israel. In a phone conversation from England, Hounam told Haaretz that his attorneys had asked the Justice ...
#7504 Talks on air ties with Ireland take off
by Zohar Blumenkrantz in Ha'aretz, 21 June 2004
The Foreign Ministry is working on opening a direct air route between Israel and Ireland. The ministry is involved in a move by the Federation of Israeli Chambers of Commerce (FICC), national carrier El Al and a representative of Irish national ai ...
#135612 No Jordan Option
by Marc Lynch in Middle East Report (MERIP), 21 June 2004
Could the plan of Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon to "disengage" from the Gaza Strip "include a Jordanian presence" in the West Bank? So Sharon told his cabinet on June 1, according to the Israeli daily Haaretz. Since then, rumors about such a ro ...
#7556 The Apartheid Wall Threatens to Intensify a History of Land Confiscation in Deir Ballut
by PENGON in Stop the Wall, 21 June 2004
Earlier today, Occupation bulldozers started razing the lands in Deir Ballut village, west Salfit. If completed, the Apartheid Wall will surround Deir Ballut, together with the villages of Zawiya and Rafat, from all sides. The people of Deir Ballut w ...
#7462 Israelis 'using Kurds to build power base'
by Gary Younge in The Guardian, 21 June 2004
ģIsraeli military and intelligence operatives are active in Kurdish areas of Iran, Syria and Iraq, providing training for commando units and running covert operations that could further destabilise the entire region, according to a report in the New ...
#103580 Peres states condition for joining coalition
by Chris McGreal in The Guardian, 21 June 2004
#103581 Israel bans Sunday Times journalist
by Claire Cozens in The Guardian, 21 June 2004