1: Al-Ahram Weekly 2: Al-Jazeera Online 3: Electronic Intifada 4: Ha'aretz 5: Media Monitors Network 6: Miftah 7: The Guardian 8: The Hindu 9: Washington Post
#16383 Cooking up Calls for Mass Murder
by Steven Plaut, 2 September 2004
#8294 Look again, Gandhi
by Jonathan Cook in Al-Ahram Weekly, 2 September 2004
»After four years of armed Intifada, the US- based group that organised his visit – Palestinians for Peace and Democracy – believes that the philosophy of non-violent struggle can be exported to the West Bank and Gaza where it will mobilise the Pales ...
#8295 'They can starve to death'
by Khalid Amayreh in Al-Ahram Weekly, 2 September 2004
»However, two days later, Israeli officials denied having reached any agreement or understanding to that effect, saying callously that the prisoners were "free" to end their strike or keep it up till death. Official Israeli insensitivity towar ...
#8297 Palestinians end hunger strike
by Laila M. El-Haddad in Al-Jazeera Online, 2 September 2004
»Palestinian prisoners have ended their 19-day long hunger strike, after some of their demands have reportedly been met, Palestinian sources say. The strike was suspended after 48 hours of intensive negotiations between representatives from th ...
#8359 Prisoners adjourn hunger strike until Sunday
by Mandela Institute in Electronic Intifada, 2 September 2004
In an interview with Mandela's lawyer Buthaina Duqmaq at Ha Darim Prison on 2 September 2004, inmates Houssam Khader and Samir Qanttar affirmed negotiations with the Israeli Prison Authority have actually begun on day one of the ...
#8285 Twighlight zone / Modest dreams
by Gideon Levy in Ha'aretz, 2 September 2004
Discusses the case of one Palestinian family and their current socio-economic conditions. Of interest, is that their plight is so bad that they are not interested in politics or the intifada. (Maybe this is what Israeli policies aim to achieve). ...
#8287 Checkpoint behavior
by Amira Hass in Ha'aretz, 2 September 2004
»Israel Defense Forces officers were among the first to understand the moral danger involved in checkpoints, way before the general public in Israel was prepared to hear about rude or even abusive behavior on the part of the soldiers. Those in ...
#8298 Palestinians: IDF troops kill 4 Palestinians, wound 35 in Gaza
by Amos Harel in Ha'aretz, 2 September 2004
»Israel Defense Forces soldiers shot dead four Palestinians, including a 14-year-old boy, on Thursday and wounded 20 in the army’s biggest incursion in weeks in the Gaza Strip, Palestinian medics said.« »Two IDF soldiers a ...
#8305 Q&A with Ta'al MK Ahmed Tibi
by Ahmed Tibi in Ha'aretz, 2 September 2004
Ariel Sharon says he is willing to withdraw from Gaza Strip settlements. At the same time, he says he is willing to deepen the Israeli presence in the West Bank by strengthening settlement blocs in Ma'aleh Adumim, Gush Etzion, around Jerusalem, Ariel ...
#8729 Sakhnin Diary / Esprit de corps
by Jerrold Kessel, Pierre Klochendler in Ha'aretz, 2 September 2004
Nobody in Tirana cared whether they were Jews or Arabs. The Bnei Sakhnin players were seen as Israelis. ...
#23505 Right of Reply / Still Jerusalem, after all these years
by Ronnie Ellenblum in Ha'aretz, 2 September 2004
Former Jerusalemites don't just move to a new home like other people. Like converts to a new religion, they volunteer to undergo a rite of initiation: to stand before the public and deliver a speech explaining in detail their road to the light. The s ...
#8296 The New York Times: "All the misinformation fit to print"
by Greg Felton in Media Monitors Network, 2 September 2004
»Fact is, the Times is incapable of “rigorous” reporting on the Middle East, and because of that it is largely responsible for the anti-Arab/ anti-Muslim stereotypes that pollute our culture.« »James Risen’s [NYT writer] reportin ...
#8292 Destroying History
by Ahmad Mustafa Sub Laban in Miftah, 2 September 2004
»ON AUGUST 9, Israeli bulldozers sank their jaws into three buildings in the old city of Hebron. The demolitions, to make way for a settler-only road to connect the Kiryat Arba settlement with the Ibrahimi Mosque, caused an outrage. The three ...
#8345 Don't blame the gap in the wall
by David Newman in The Guardian, 2 September 2004
#103685 Israel sees Syrian link in bombings
by Conal Urquhart in The Guardian, 2 September 2004
#103686 'Israel is not acting in a void'
by Guardian contributor in The Guardian, 2 September 2004
#8761 Sharon presses ahead with Gaza plan
by Daphna Baram in The Hindu, 2 September 2004
Despite his humiliating defeat at the hands of Likud Party rebels last month, the Israeli President, Ariel Sharon, yesterday pressed ahead with his plan for withdrawal from the Gaza Strip, presenting a new timetable for evacuation of settlements. ...
#8291 Leak Probe More Than 2 Years Old
by Susan Schmidt, Robin Wright in Washington Post, 2 September 2004
»For more than two years, the FBI has been investigating whether classified intelligence has been passed to Israel by the American Israel Political Action Committee, an influential U.S. lobbying group, in a probe that extends beyond the case o ...