Posts tagged with ‘Abbas’

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Abbas Submits Weak UN Status Bid

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Abbas Submits Weak UN Status Bid Stephen Lendman Palestine deserves full UN membership. It’s entitled to all rights and privileges afforded other Member States. Getting them is simple. It should have  happened years ago. Palestine satisfies all essential criteria. On November 15, 1988, it achieved statehood. Previous articles explained. Security Council vetoes can’t prevent UN […]

Israel arrests Palestinian parliament speaker

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Israel arrests Palestinian parliament speaker By Agencies The speaker of the defunct Palestinian parliament, a member of Hamas who was previously detained in connection with the capture of Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit, has been arrested. Abdel Aziz Dweik was arrested on Thursday at a checkpoint near Ramallah, in the West Bank, Hamas said. The Israeli military confirmed […]

It’s ALL a God Thing

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It’s ALL a God Thing Eileen Fleming Over the last few days, Dorothy Day has come up in many conversations with local people as well as Internet connections. Coming soon is my book review of ALL IS GRACE, A Biography of Dorothy Day, by Jim Forest who knew her as a friend and mentor. On […]

Marwan Barghouti: Prisoner of Conscience

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Marwan Barghouti: Prisoner of Conscience Stephen Lendman From March 29 – May 3, 2002, during the second Intifada, Israel conducted Operation Defensive Shield. Before Cast Lead, it was its largest military operation since June 1967 when Israel occupied Palestine. On September 23, 2001, a warrant was issued for Barghouti’s arrest. On April 14, 2002, he […]