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Soon after I revealed the unethical business relationship between NY Times Jerusalem bureau chief Ethan Bronner and Lone Star Communications, a right...
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Mohammad Abdel Rahman
Egyptian state television prominently featured an exclusive interview with Gilad Shalit on his Tuesday release. The interviewer went easy on him,...
Thursday, October 20, 2011
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Shahira Saloum
One of the longest serving and highly visible former prisoners in Israeli jails, Samir Kuntar, shares with Al-Akhbar his reaction to the latest...
Thursday, October 20, 2011
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Qassem Qassem
Celebrations of the release of 1,027 Palestinian prisoners on Tuesday were not restricted to Gaza and the West bank. Many in Lebanon’s Palestinian...
Wednesday, October 19, 2011
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Sabah Ayoub
Gilad Shalit’s name has trended in the French press these days. But the press celebrations of his release went hand in hand with almost no coverage...
Wednesday, October 19, 2011
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Update: The NY Times' Ethan Bronner falsely claimed in his report on the prisoner exchange that "Fatah runs the West Bank." In fact, the West Bank is...
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Mahdi al-Sayyed
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s approval of a prisoner exchange with Hamas ran counter to his known political ideology. The deal was more...
Monday, October 17, 2011
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Timur Goksel
The Israeli army is again facing budget cuts and needs a way out. Last week the Israeli cabinet approved a cut of 3 billion Israeli new shekels (NIS...
Monday, October 17, 2011
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Najwan Darwish
At what point does Palestinian culture become complicit in whitewashing Israel’s crimes? Palestinian poet Najwan Darwish examines the specificities...
Sunday, October 16, 2011
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