Christian clerics urge recognition of Palestinian state

Jerusalem (AFP) - Three leading Christian clerics in the Holy Land appealed Friday for more European governments to recognise a Palestinian state with east Jerusalem as its capital. The call from the Catholic, Greek Orthodox and Lutheran prelates -- all of them Palestinian -- came after EU member Sweden last week announced its intention to... Continue Reading →

UN warns Israel against relocating Bedouins

[Same old story. More Israeli genocide of Palestine, paid for by the USA -- NP] UN warns Israel against relocating Bedouins (AlJeezera) The United Nations relief and works agency for Palestine has urged the international community to block Israeli plans to relocate thousands of Palestinian Bedouin from the central West Bank, in fear the move... Continue Reading →

EDWARD SAID’S DIARY ON MEETING SARTRE, DE BEAUVOIR AND FOUCAULT

EDWARD SAID'S DIARY ON MEETING SARTRE, DE BEAUVOIR AND FOUCAULT((http://www.lrb.co.uk/v22/n11/edward-said/diary)The following are quotes from Edward Said's diary  on meeting Sarte, De Beauvior, and Foucault. Said was very disappointed with the French intellectuals, especially Sarte and Foucault's support for Israel and De Beauvior's First Worldist feminism. The following is from Said's diary:Once the most celebrated intellectual, Jean-Paul... Continue Reading →

Holocaust survivors condemn Israel for ‘Gaza massacre,’ call for boycott

Holocaust survivors condemn Israel for 'Gaza massacre,' call for boycott By Haaretz In response to Elie Wiesel advertisement comparing Hamas to Nazis, 327 Jewish Holocaust survivors and descendants publish New York Times ad accusing Israel of 'ongoing massacre of the Palestinian people.' Hundreds of Holocaust survivors and descendants of survivors have signed a letter, published... Continue Reading →

Why the Islamic State has no sympathy for Hamas

Why the Islamic State has no sympathy for Hamas (AlMonitor) Most of today's Salafist jihadist movements have no interest in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, for the time being regarding it as irrelevant. Instead, their call is to engage in intense, bloody confrontations involving bombings, executions, and suicide attacks against governments headed by Muslims and against Muslim... Continue Reading →

MSNBC Contributor Slams Network For Pro-Israel Coverage: ‘We Are Ridiculous!’

MSNBC Contributor Slams Network For Pro-Israel Coverage: 'We Are Ridiculous!'by Tom Kludt  (http://talkingpointsmemo.com/livewire/drudge-obama-birther-conspiracy) An MSNBC contributor used her appearance on the cable news channel Monday to sharply criticize its coverage of the Israel-Hamas conflict. During an interview on "Ronan Farrow Daily," Palestinian journalist Rula Jebreal unloaded on Western media outlets, including MSNBC, arguing that influence... Continue Reading →

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