Palestine/Israel News and Information Links April 2004
 
29/04/04

SHARON gets carte blanche from Bush
Middle East International (MEI) – London,England,UK
… impact on the future course of the Israel-Palestine conflict. … over
Gaza in order to ease Israel‚s security … plan, which Bush has now
endorsed, Gaza is to be…
meionline.com/features/221.shtml

GLOVES Are Off Once Israel Leaves
CBS News – USA
… Sharon's real intention is to trade Gaza for a … from returning to
their original homes in Israel. … Front for the Liberation of Palestine
demonstrated against the…
www.cbsnews.com/stories/2004/04/29/world/main614711.shtml

VIVA Palestine ? With Friends Like These∑
Town Hall – Washington,DC,USA
… 95% of the West Bank and Gaza, Yassir Arafat … Nor should Friends
of Palestine plan for the opportunities … And certainly don't talk about
cooperation with Israel.…
www.townhall.com/columnists/GuestColumns/May20040429.shtml

PATRICK J. Buchanan: Bush Outsources Mideast Policy
Palestine Chronicle
… Sharon's ultimatum: In return for giving up Gaza, Bush must give him
title … Palestinian rights in that 78 percent of Palestine that is already
Israel, and in…
www.palestinechronicle.com/story.php?sid=20040429125212202

BUSH embraces Sharon's vision
Middle East International (MEI) – London,England,UK
… The Gaza disengagement on its own could have served as a … had better
get used to it in the West Bank. … in-hand on the truth as they see
it in Israel/Palestine.…
meionline.com/newsanalysis/222.shtml

NAKBA remembers displaced Palestinians
The UCLA Daily Bruin – Los Angeles,CA,USA
… In 1967, Israel gained territories in the West Bank and Gaza Strip
from a … of these settlements have been a focal point of Israel and
Palestine conflicts.
www.dailybruin.ucla.edu/news/articles.asp?id=28710

AL-AWDA, the Palestinian Right to Return Coalition, Second…
Aljazeerah.info
… Therefore, they are entitled to live anywhere in Palestine which encompasses
present-day “Israel”, the West Bank and Gaza Strip.…
www.aljazeerah.info/News%20photo%20negatives/2004%20phot%20originals/
April/28%20o/Al-Awda,%20the%20Palestinian%20Right%20to%20Return%20Coalition,
%20Second%20International%20Convention,%20Final%20Communique.htm

A Culture of Suicide?
Islam Online – UK
… 1948‰ Palestinian community in Nazareth and across the West Bank
and Gaza ˆ represents the … it forbidden to target Jews outside Palestine/Israel,
on the…
www.islam-online.net/English/Views/2004/04/article08.shtml

COMMENTARY: Looking for the exit
United Press International – USA
… of scuttling peace efforts between Israel and Palestinians … Sharon
conceded Gaza, where 7,500 Jewish settlers had … inflamed to the point
where Palestine and Iraq…
www.upi.com/view.cfm?StoryID=20040429-113745-2828r

28/04/04

BUSH ‚ s support of Sharon ‚ s plan an election – year ploy
Northern Star Online – USA
… document, Balfour called for a „national home for the Jewish people‰
in Palestine. … This new plan about Israel withdrawing from Gaza sounds
like…
www.star.niu.edu/perspective/articles/042804-column.asp

ISRAEL talks of security after pullout
Oakland Tribune – Oakland,CA,USA
… Sharon's real intention is to trade Gaza for a … Front for the Liberation
of Palestine demonstrated against … shouted, referring to cities in
Israel, and actors…
www.oaklandtribune.com/Stories/0,1413,82~1865~2113375,00.html

POWELL Reconfirms US Backing to Israel‚s Unilateral Pullout…
Palestine Media Center – Israel
… 7,000 illegal Jewish settlers from the Gaza Strip but … 37-year old
Israeli occupation in the West Bank. … to Zionist paramilitary troops
when Israel was created…
www.palestine-pmc.com/details.asp?cat=1&id=1292

WHY the Palestinians are in Such a State
Frontpagemag.com – USA
… Israel has concluded that, if you can‚t "live in … same period,
in the West Bank and Gaza the Palestinian … Bush may have usurped his
job in Palestine, but in…
frontpagemag.com/Articles/ReadArticle.asp?ID=13156

' No one else can hold the Palestinians together '
Guardian – UK
… resisting Israel politically and militarily, although attacks would
be confined to the West Bank and Gaza. The Hamas charter describes the
whole of Palestine…
www.guardian.co.uk/israel/Story/0,2763,1204938,00.html

IRAQ'S Deepening Quagmire
Axis of Logic – USA
… Israel's policies in the West Bank and Gaza and by … Washington not
only with regard to Israel but also … change he had effected in American
policy on Palestine.…
www.axisoflogic.com/artman/publish/article_6942.shtml

27/04/04

SHARON Plan May Foil Palestine State, Historians Say (Update3)
Bloomberg – USA
… April 14 backed Sharon's plan, which calls for Israel to evacuate all
7,000 settlers from the Gaza Strip, while holding on to its larger West
Bank settlements.…
quote.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000103&sid=autgiBh8aECE&refer=us

FROM the sublime to the ridiculous
Open Democracy – USA
… democratic, secular state in the whole of historical Palestine has
a … Israel would be required to withdraw completely from the West Bank
and Gaza to allow…
www.opendemocracy.net/debates/article-2-97-1871.jsp

GOVERNMENT hits back at ambassadors' criticism of Blair
The Times (subscription) – London,England,UK
… not to a peace process, but to death being reported from Israel and
Palestine. … have seen is a statement from Ariel Sharon to withdraw
from Gaza and parts…
www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,2-1089779,00.html

A New Balfour Declaration
Dar Al-Hayat – Saudi Arabia
… on US policy towards the Palestine/ Israel conflict, on … over Gaza,
which would ease Israel's security problem … Gaza, which no Israeli
faction had shown any…
english.daralhayat.com/opinion/04-2004/Article-20040427-2d8dc6fc-c0a8-01ed-007d-7c7fc97797aa/story.html

EUROPEAN Union Wants Immediate Resumption of Peace Talks
Palestine Media Center – Israel
… meeting with President Mubarak that the Palestine National Authority
… a unilateral withdrawal from the Gaza Strip while … living side
by side with Israel by 2005.…
www.palestine-pmc.com/details.asp?cat=1&id=1291

TWO Boys, Girl Among 7 Palestinians Killed In 24 Hours
Palestine Media Center – Israel
… in a refugee camp in the central Gaza Strip late … by the IOF Monday
on the southern West Bank village of … to abandon their struggle against
Israel‚s Apartheid…
www.palestine-pmc.com/details.asp?cat=1&id=1290

SHARON'S risk could be Middle East's reward
The California Aggie Online – USA
… on the defensive – the rest of Palestine and the right … on their
own in territory ceded by Israel, because the painful reality is that
Gaza and Palestinian…
www.californiaaggie.com/article/?id=3880

US-ARAB Relations Faltering
NPR (audio) – USA
… proposal to remove Jews from the Gaza Strip could be … wrong to use
American support for Israel as an … world are Muslims, looking back
to Palestine, to Jerusalem…
npr.streamsage.com/google/programlist/feature.php?wfid=1852877

PRESS BRIEFING: 11AM TUESDAY 27 APRIL 2004
10 Downing Street (press release) – UK
… Garden, "I am committed to the vision of two states, Israel and Palestine,
living side … Equally, we believed that Israel's pullout from Gaza and
parts…
www.number-10.gov.uk/output/Page5710.asp

26/04/04

ISRAELI dies in West Bank attack
BBC News – London,England,UK
… Palestinian militant attack in the southern West Bank on Sunday…
forces were still fighting for Israel's existence … of what was the
British Mandate of Palestine.
news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/3659019.stm

ARIEL Sharon , George W . Bush , " unilateral declarations " and…
Media Monitors Network – USA
… Palestinians who were habitually resident in Palestine in 1948 should
have … to their homes, whether their homes are in Israel, the West Bank
or Gaza Strip.…
usa.mediamonitors.net/content/view/full/6505/

WHAT have Bush and Sharon wrought?
Axis of Logic – USA
… right of return" to the new state of Palestine. … to withdraw Jewish
settlements from the Gaza Strip in return for an intensification of Israel's
presence in…
www.axisoflogic.com/artman/publish/article_6854.shtml

COURT Condemns Israeli Government‚s Press Policy as ŒUnjust,…
Palestine Media Center – Israel
… The movement of foreign press in Israel has been severely restricted
to … against the 37-year-old Israeli occupation of the West Bank and
the Gaza Strip late…
www.palestine-pmc.com/details.asp?cat=1&id=1289

MUBARAK : America , Œ the object of unprecedented hatred‚
Monday Morning – Beirut,Lebanon
… Look at what is happening in Palestine and in … Mubarak also warned
of chaos if Israel went ahead with its unilateral plan to pull out of
the Gaza Strip and…
www.mmorning.com/ArticleC.asp?Article=1292&CategoryID=6

AN American 'trusteeship' for the Palestinians
Daily Star – Beirut,Lebanon
… even after the withdrawal from the Gaza Strip and … year, the former
US ambassador to Israel, Martin Indyk … of an "American trusteeship
for Palestine." His plan…
www.dailystar.com.lb/article.asp?edition_id=10&categ_id=5&article_id=2802

LETTER: Fanning the flames
Press & Sun-Bulletin – Binghamton,NY,USA
… and Mubarak praised a possible Gaza withdrawal by Israel. … Sharon's
plan to pull out of Gaza and parts … Israelis and Americans are occupiers
in Palestine and Iraq…
www.pressconnects.com/today/opinion/stories/op042604s84615.shtml

ISRAELI Myths
Dissident Voice – Santa Rosa,CA,USA
… 22% of the land of Palestine — the West Bank and Gaza ie the … with
the 22% comprised the original area of mandated Palestine, they conceded
to Israel.…
www.dissidentvoice.org/April2004/Pretzlik0426.htm

WEST Bank's great divide
New York Newsday – New York,NY,USA
… create a permanent border between Israel and Palestine. … bombers
smuggled themselves out of Gaza, which has been tightly sealed by Israel,
and killed 10…
www.nynewsday.com/news/nationworld/world/ny-wowall253772444apr25,0,979731.story?coll=ny-worldnews-headlines

KILLINGS may leave Hamas more splintered
MSNBC – USA
… Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat and the Palestine Liberation Organization
… long as the West Bank and Gaza Strip territories are occupied by Israel.

msnbc.msn.com/id/4825867/

SHARON'S threat on Arafat is a matter of timing
Axis of Logic – USA
… the steps leading up to the withdrawal from Gaza and part … the US
opened a dialogue with the Palestine Liberation Organization, to Israel's
chagrin.…
www.axisoflogic.com/artman/publish/article_6835.shtml

HILL: Sharon's unilateral action not ideal
The Yale Herald – USA
… what everyone has urged Israel to do for generations, and that is pull
out of Gaza. … In return for that, Israel would give the State of Palestine
land from…
www.yaleherald.com/article.php?Article=3293

EQUALITY in death
Guardian – UK
… who was filming a report about the Palestine Red Crescent … all events
throughout the West Bank and Gaza and gave … of a suicide attack within
Israel that would…
books.guardian.co.uk/extracts/story/0,6761,1202541,00.html

ARAB MK Bashara: US Guarantees to Israel Undermine Basis of…
International Press Center (Press Release) – Palestine
GAZA, Palestine, April, 2004 (IPC+ Al-Hayat Al-Jadida)— A … Sharon,
on the Arab live inside Israel , Al-Hayat … Dismantling of Israeli settlements
of Gaza is the…
www.ipc.gov.ps/ipc_e/ipc_e-1/e_News/news2004/2004_04/170.html

24/04/04

A New Vision in the Face of Apartheid and a Road Map Leading to…
Aljazeerah.info
… consisting of a mere 9 % of historical Palestine.3. … plan has called
for simply „considering moving Gaza Strip settlers to West Bank areas
that Israel wants to…
www.aljazeerah.info/Opinion%20editorials/2004%20opinions/April/24%20o/A%20
New%20Vision%20in%20the%20Face%20of%20Apartheid%20and%20a%20Road%
20Map%20Leading%20to%20Nowhere%20By%20Omar%20Edaibat.htm

A one-state solution in the Mideast
Denver Post – Denver,CO,USA
… America, Jewish settlers coming to historic Palestine discovered an
… have focused on how to get Israel to withdraw from the West Bank and
Gaza in order…
www.denverpost.com/Stories/0,1413,36~157~2104504,00.html

IS America a Servant to the Will of Israel?
Aljazeerah.info
… access to barely 8% of historic Palestine and that figure declines
each day Israel annexes additional … 1.6 million in Jordon; 824,622
in Gaza; 583,009 in…
www.aljazeerah.info/Opinion%20editorials/2004%20opinions/April/23o/Is%20America
%20a%20Servant%20to%20the%20Will%20of%20Israel%20By%20Genevieve%20Cora%20Fraser.htm

UN Envoy Says Calls for Gaza Security
San Jose Mercury News – San Jose,CA,USA
… Minister Ariel Sharon has proposed unilaterally withdrawing from Gaza
and four … with the goal of two independent states, Israel and Palestine,
living side…
www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/news/world/8506882.htm

INEPT actions trigger off a fear of more terrorism
Axis of Logic – USA
… regional disputes, whether in Iraq or Palestine, these leaders…
In Israel, too, "terror" brought Sharon to power … Sharon's plan to
withdraw from Gaza will lead…
www.axisoflogic.com/artman/publish/article_6809.shtml

DISENGAGEMENT Confusions
AMIN – Palestine
… to ensure that the Israeli disengagement from Gaza and parts of the
West Bank will be … Israeli Co-Director of IPCRI ˆ the Israel/Palestine
Center for…
www.amin.org/eng/gershon_baskin/2004/apr23.html

AYOON wa Azan (The Umma Is Missing)
Dar Al-Hayat – Saudi Arabia
… There are suicide bombers in Palestine, which did not exist … of
the Middle East, and a deadly danger on Israel. … his decision to withdraw
from the Gaza Strip and…
english.daralhayat.com/column/04-2004/Article-20040424-1c953c88-c0a8-01ed-0029-bea32c63536a/story.html

MUST THE PAST FORETELL THE FUTURE?
Axis of Logic – USA
… hear some statements about Israeli withdrawal from Gaza of settlement
… of the world – join us in supporting Palestine – if it does not interfere
with Israel.…
www.axisoflogic.com/artman/publish/article_6806.shtml

23/04/04

LECTURE discusses life in West Bank
The Johns Hopkins News-Letter – Baltimore,MD,USA … it is like to live under Israeli occupation in the Gaza Strip … Seaborn stated, "We're responsible for [the situation between Israel and Palestine], as people…
www.jhunewsletter.com/vnews/display.v/ART/2004/04/23/40884db48ea10>

ARAFAT Fearing Israel Abandons Fatah Terrorists Israel News Agency – Israel
… the proposed unilateral withdrawal from the Gaza Strip, killing … in Egypt, invented the country "Palestine" from land … and Egypt previous to the Israel Arab war…
www.israelnewsagency.com/arafatterrorismisrael123115.html

SHARON'S plan dooms Mideast to more conflict Boston Globe – Boston,MA,USA
… between us and the Arabs of Palestine" as "inconceivable … terrorist organization, was a Greater Israel to include … will tell you differently, but Gaza has never…
www.boston.com/news/globe/editorial_opinion/oped/articles/2004/04/23/sharons_plan_dooms_mideast_to_more_conflict

ISRAELI Aggression Continues: Death Toll of 14 Citizens and More … Aljazeerah.info
… West Bank, deny Palestinian refugees their right to return to their homeland and giving Israel the right to unilaterally demarcate borders. GAZA, Palestine,…
www.aljazeerah.info/23%20n/Israeli%20Aggression%20Continues%20Death%20Toll%20
of%2014%20Citizens%20and%20More%20than%20100%20Wounded%20in%20Northern%20Gaza.htm

ACTIVIST to share eyewitness tale of Mideast strife The Columbian – Vancouver,WA,USA
… What: "The Reality of Occupation: Palestine/Israel," a presentation by … resident who spent three months in Israel last year … time in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.
www.columbian.com/04232004/clark_co/137981.html

BE honest broker, US told
Daily Express – Kota Kinabalu,Sabah,Malaysia … Israeli plan to withdraw from the Gaza Strip but … audience that acts of unilateralism by Israel, supported as … Ensuring that the issue of Palestine remained at…
www.dailyexpress.com.my/news.cfm?NewsID=26295

ANALYSIS: Is Arafat next?
United Press International – USA
… said an official of the Palestine Liberation Organization … that the Palestinian leadership firmly believes Israel now intends … a plan for evacuating Gaza and some…
www.upi.com/view.cfm?StoryID=20040422-023048-8660r

BUSH, Sharon Statements Impede Middle East Peace Process Common Dreams – USA
… its settlements in the West Bank and East … of reconciliation and coexistence in Israel/Palestine and further … Palestinian refugees entering the Gaza Strip during…
www.commondreams.org/news2004/0422-01.htm

GOLKAR'S choice of Wiranto for President Radio Singapore International – Singapore … Prime Minister Ariel Sharon that Israel will withdraw from the Gaza strip in … Looking at the current situation, leaders from Palestine and Israel must take…
rsi.com.sg/english/regionalpressreview/view/20040423152714/1/.html

22/04/04

SUZANNE Goldenberg: How Sharon Won US Backing for Gaza Strategy
Palestine Chronicle
… use Apache helicopters to fire on the Gaza Strip after … this month
the talk was that Israel would retain … the editorial position of the
Palestine Chronicle, nor…
www.palestinechronicle.com/story.php?sid=20040422112529195

OIC to Issue Declaration on Palestine, Reject Bush-Sharon Accord
Palestine Chronicle
… to issue a declaration on Palestine, rejecting the … Jewish settlers
from the Gaza Strip, while … United States for supporting Israel's unilateral
disengagement…
www.palestinechronicle.com/story.php?sid=20040422114140823

BUSH and Sharon's Agreement
ZNet – Woods Hole,MA,USA
… realities on the ground‰ When the Palestine Liberation Organization
… PLO and Israel that guaranteed Israel would stop … the West Bank
and the Gaza Strip pending…
www.zmag.org/content/showarticle.cfm?SectionID=22&ItemID=5374

LAW of the jungle
Al-Ahram Weekly – Cairo,Egypt
… all occupied territories in the West Bank and Gaza. … all previous
international resolutions on Palestine, this resolution … these actions
with a visit to Israel.…
weekly.ahram.org.eg/2004/687/op1.htm

IS American a Servant to the Will of Israel?
AMIN – Palestine
… access to barely 8% of historic Palestine and that figure declines
each day Israel annexes additional … 1.6 million in Jordon; 824,622
in Gaza; 583,009 in…
www.amin.org/eng/uncat/2004/apr/apr213.html

FENCED in, frustrated Arafat speaks out
Christian Science Monitor – USA
… of an economic zone to include Israel, Palestine, Jordan, and … for
a withdrawal from the Gaza Strip – something … in dealing with settlements
on the West Bank.…
www.csmonitor.com/2004/0422/p07s01-wome.html

POLICY of death
Al-Ahram Weekly – Cairo,Egypt
… injury at Al-Shifa hospital in Gaza City. … to return to a dwarfed
Palestinian state tailored by Israel. … declaration of 1917 which promised
Palestine to Zionists…
weekly.ahram.org.eg/2004/687/re1.htm

AN unacceptable invitation
Al-Ahram Weekly – Cairo,Egypt
… of a national homeland for the Jews in Palestine. … Israel, the letter
says, would "withdraw certain military … and all settlements from Gaza,
and withdraw certain…
weekly.ahram.org.eg/2004/687/op61.htm

IS Washington making history or pushing another hoax?
Aljazeerah.info
… will soon evacuate all settlements in Gaza and some … evident in
aggressive US policies in Iraq and Palestine. … both unilaterally and
in consort with Israel on an…
www.aljazeerah.info/Opinion%20editorials/2004%20opinions/April/21%20o/Is%20
Washington%20making%20history%20or%20pushing%20another%20hoax%20Rami%20G%20Khouri.htm

21/04/04

REALITIES on the Palestine ‚ s ground
PakTribune.com – Pakistan
… be included because they failed to secure peace for Israel. … He
remained more focused on Gaza and less on … if criteria for future status
of Palestine state rests…
www.paktribune.com/news/index.php?id=62567

ISRAELI Occupation Forces Kill 20 Palestinians in a Week; Raid…
Aljazeerah.info
… The Palestine National Authority (PNA) announced three days … to
stop at a roadblock in the West Bank, Israel‚s daily … of people in
the southern Gaza Strip town…
www.aljazeerah.info/21%20n/Israeli%20Occupation%20Forces%20Kill%20
20%20Palestinians%20in%20a%20Week%20Raid%20Beit%20Lahiya,%20Kill%204,%20Wound%20at%20Least%209.htm

RAIN Check
Mother Jones – San Francisco,CA,USA
… spell trouble for hopes of peace in Israel-Palestine and Iraq … who
are incensed at US support for Israel and its … and to help with security
in the Gaza Strip and…
www.motherjones.com/news/dailymojo/2004/05/04_501.html

BUSH'S dangerous arrogance
Taipei Times – Taipei,Taiwan
… the future of the West Bank and the Gaza Strip … Map" and the promise
of multilateral action in Palestine and the … have it dismissed by the
US and Israel will add…
www.taipeitimes.com/News/edit/archives/2004/04/21/2003137533

THE Rt. Hon Chris Patten
Europa (Communiqués de presse) – Bruxelles,Belgium
… The objective should be to hand-over Gaza and parts of the West Bank
to the … there are still, thank Heavens, moderates in Palestine, Israel
and the Arab…
europa.eu.int/rapid/start/cgi/guestfr.ksh?p_action.gettxt=gt&doc=SPEECH/04/188%7C0%7CRAPID&lg=EN&display=

ASSASSINATION is kosher
Axis of Logic – USA
… US sanctioned assassinations by the state of Israel, it has … on
UN and other commitments on the issue of Palestine. … ghettos for Palestinians
in the Gaza and the…
www.axisoflogic.com/artman/publish/article_6711.shtml

THE Nicest Terrorist I Ever Met
New York Times – USA
… in 1967, when Israel took over the West Bank and Gaza. … to 1948,
when the state of Israel was created … began buying up dunums and hectares
of Mandatory Palestine.…
www.nytimes.com/2004/04/21/opinion/21MARG.html?ex=1083124800&en=81c2fa0a5144aca2&ei=5062

POWELL seeks to ease Arab, European fears on US commitment to…
EUbusiness – London,UK
… plan to unilaterally withdraw from the Gaza Strip but … on the creation
of a state to be called Palestine. … saying it would be unrealistic
for Israel to return to…
www.eubusiness.com/afp/040420221046.3ahpfmmo

ISLAMIC Nations to Rally Opposition to US Policies in Mideast,…
Tehran Times – Tehran,Iran
… of their superpower ally, then Israel will continue … plan to withdraw
from the Gaza Strip but … positions in the OIC, including Palestine
Liberation Organization…
www.tehrantimes.com/Description.asp?Da=4/22/2004&Cat=2&Num=002

20/04/04

US support of Sharon complicates matters
The Rocky Mountain Collegian – USA
… is to withdraw its settlements from the Gaza territory and … have
no right to return to Israel and should instead seek permanent residence
in Palestine.…
www.collegian.com/vnews/display.v/ART/2004/04/20/4084b0b3c3de6

HAMAS ready to cooperate, but only in Gaza
Guardian – UK
… The official position of Hamas is that historic Palestine – Israel,
the West Bank and Gaza – is an Islamic trust and must be ruled by Muslims.

www.guardian.co.uk/israel/Story/0,2763,1195566,00.html

THE Palestinian State Debated
Student Newspaper – Edinburg,UK
… Arab workers, who increased the number of Arabs in Palestine. … issue
resulted from the attack on Israel by its … stranded in refugee camps
in the Gaza strip and…
www.studentnewspaper.org/view_article.php?article_id=20040420182312

CULTURE Rises Above Security Walls
Inter Press Service (subscription) – World
… to the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. … audience trying to revive
the cultural life in Palestine.". … difficulties resulting from the
conflict with Israel is also…
www.ipsnews.net/interna.asp?idnews=23390

CULTURAL life in Palestine breaks the siege
Daily Star – Beirut,Lebanon
… Office to the West Bank and the Gaza Strip … to revive the cultural
life in Palestine," Garrigosa said … resulting from the ongoing conflict
with Israel is reflected…
www.dailystar.com.lb/article.asp?edition_id=10&categ_id=4&article_id=2503

ELCA Council Calls on Bush to Reconsider Middle East Matters
Worldwide Faith News (press release) – USA
… Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's plan to withdraw from the Gaza Strip,
Bush … members to learn more about the situation in Israel and Palestine;
encouraged ELCA…
www.wfn.org/2004/04/msg00144.html

AMERICA Owes The Muslims Nothing
Aljazeerah.info
… an honest broker in the Palestine-Israel conflict. … significant
military capabilities whilst enhancing Israel‚s military … drive the
tanks in Fallujah and Gaza.…
www.aljazeerah.info/Opinion%20editorials/2004%20opinions/April/19o/America%20Owes%
20The%20Muslims%20Nothing%20By%20Yamin%20Zakaria.htm

VISIONS and Reality
Media Monitors Network – USA
… conflict, he observed, must provide for both Israel's security and
… occupied and dismembered West Bank and Gaza a future "sovereign Palestine"
doesn't…
usa.mediamonitors.net/content/view/full/6354/

ACKNOWLEDGING reality, even in the Middle East
Nashville City Paper – Nashville,TN,USA
… And that includes the idea of swamping Israel with millions of…
to return, but to an Arab state of Palestine. … to horrify the Palestinians
already in Gaza or on…
www.nashvillecitypaper.com/index.cfm?section_id=40&screen=news&news_id=32428

RESISTANCE In Iraq, Afghan Instability, And The Death Of Hamas…
TruthNews.com – USA
… al-Aziz al-Rantisi proof of "Israel's determination to impose its own
order on Palestine." The paper … controversial plan to withdraw from
Gaza in exchange…
www.truthnews.net/month/2004040057.htm

19/04/04

THE Bush capitulation to Sharon A sordid deal in Washington
Monday Morning – Beirut,Lebanon
… want to see a comprehensive peace agreed by the two sides leading to
two states, Israel and Palestine, living side … Israeli withdrawal [from
Gaza] should be…
www.mmorning.com/ArticleC.asp?Article=1268&CategoryID=6

NOW There's a Shocker
Arutz Sheva – Israel
… held both banks of the River) of Gaza and the … that of the League
of Nations Palestine Mandate, which … President Bush's recent endorsement
of Israel's right to…
www.israelnationalnews.com/article.php3?id=3566

OVER 10,000 American Jews Petition Sharon and Bush to Bring the…
Collective Bellaciao – Paris,France
… right of return to the new state of Palestine only … Brit Tzedek
is saying that evacuation of the Gaza settlements is … As a next step,
both Israel and the US must…
bellaciao.org/en/article.php3?id_article=753

CHILD Used as Human Shield after Beating
Scoop.co.nz (press release) – New Zealand
… As actions will be occurring within Palestine on this … being
held as political prisoners by Israel, including around … outside of
the West Bank and Gaza Strip…
www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0404/S00179.htm

AMERICA Owes The Muslims Nothing
Media Monitors Network – USA
… being used to drive the tanks in Fallujah and Gaza. … ensure that
the relative power of Israel and the … The genuine resistance movement
in Palestine have to widen…
usa.mediamonitors.net/content/view/full/6326/

HAMAS pledges `100 reprisals'
Toronto Star – Toronto,Ontario,Canada
… Gaza is already the fenced-in fragment of the two … Israel in the
West Bank who are Israel's critical worry … Popular Front for the Liberation
of Palestine and the…
www.thestar.com/NASApp/cs/ContentServer?pagename=thestar/Layout/Article_
Type1&c=Article&cid=1082328012966&call_pageid=968332188854&col=968350060724

'THERE is one team working together: the American-Israeli team'
Daily Star – Beirut,Lebanon
… time they are serving Israel's interests in Palestine and in … public
perception that the US and Israel are colluding … forces in the West
Bank and Gaza, such as…
www.dailystar.com.lb/article.asp?edition_id=10&categ_id=2&article_id=2453

QUREI Urges World Leaders to Offset US concessions to Israel
Palestine Media Center – Israel
The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) UN observer mission is…
s plan to withdraw from the Gaza Strip and … Condoleezza Rice said Sunday
that Israel‚s plan…
www.palestine-pmc.com/details.asp?cat=1&id=1282

ISRAEL shoot another Palestinian unarmed protester
Scoop.co.nz (press release) – New Zealand
… to her mother: "I have been in Palestine for two … settlements in
the West Bank and Gaza, and to construct the separation barriers that
Israel is erecting…
www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0404/S00174.htm

RECOGNIZING reality – even in the Middle East
Town Hall – Washington,DC,USA
… to return, but to an Arab state of Palestine. … including those exponents
of a Greater Israel now balking at … to abandon Jewish settlements in
the Gaza Strip even…
www.townhall.com/columnists/paulgreenberg/pg20040419.shtml

World Community, Except for the US, Condemns Israeli's Assassination of Top Hamas Leader *

For the second time in just over a month, Israeli forces assassinated the leader of the Palestinian group Hamas. Killed on Saturday was Abdel Aziz al-Rantisi who took power last month following the killing of Sheikh Ahmed Yassin. The Bush administration – as well as Sen. John Kerry – backed Israel's right to defend herself, but the UN and EU condemned the killing.

Listen/Watch/Read
www.democracynow.org/article.pl?sid=04/04/19/155258

A perilous line to be drawing
Newsday – Long Island,NY,USA
… Palestine, or Eretz Israel, and later the West Bank, on the grounds
that each was part of their ancestral homeland. (Israelis also have settled
in Gaza, but…
www.newsday.com/news/opinion/ny-vpmay183761511apr18,0,1871752.story?coll=ny-viewpoints-headlines

ISRAEL Kills Top Hamas Leader
CBS News – USA
… up the banner of struggle for the sake of Palestine, for the … said
Abdullah Shami, the Islamic Jihad leader in Gaza. … A Hezbollah prisoner
swap with Israel on Jan…
www.cbsnews.com/stories/2004/04/18/world/main612426.shtml

BUSH Blair Comments Pre-empt Israel Assassination
Scoop.co.nz (press release) – New Zealand
… the conflict between Israel and Palestine. On Wednesday, the Prime
Minister of Israel presented his plan to withdraw from Gaza and some parts
of the West Bank.…
www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0404/S00173.htm
SYRIA, Lebanon-based resistance leaders top Israel's hit-list
Albawaba Middle East News – Amman,Middle East
… Hamas and the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine took part
… it looks as if the next stage in Israel's war is … as those in the
West Bank and Gaza Strip…
www.albawaba.com/news/index.php3?sid=275035&lang=e&dir=news

PALESTINE Ablaze
Merh News Agency – Tehran,Iran
… the streets in Gaza and the West Bank on Saturday … Zionist helicopter
missile attack in Gaza City on … International Press Center (IPC) of
Palestine reported that…
www.mehrnews.com/wfNewsDetails_en.aspx?NewsID=71478&t=Political

BLAIR 'misjudged' Iraq violence
BBC News – London,England,UK
… a controversial plan by Israel to unilaterally withdraw from the Gaza
Strip and … not hamper the road map to peace between Israel and Palestine,
even though…
news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/politics/3637335.stm

TWIN towers of conviction
The Australian – Australia
… of Ariel Sharon's unilateral withdrawal from Gaza and de … annexation
of areas of the West Bank, it makes … for a negotiated settlement in
Israel-Palestine is a non…
www.theaustralian.news.com.au/common/story_page/0,5744,9321569%5E2703,00.html

BUSH, Blair meet on Iraq, Mideast conflict
EastDay.com – Shanghai,China
… While welcoming the Israeli plan to pull out from Gaza and parts of
the West … route to realize the vision of the two states,Israel and
Palestine,living side…
english.eastday.com/epublish/gb/paper1/1241/class000100003/hwz191102.htm

NEWSMAKER: A different kind of Muslim
Jerusalem Post – Jerusalem,Israel
… The area of Palestine is already divided into a Jewish … to grant
the residents of the West Bank their rights as a foreign minority living
in Israel.…
www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?pagename=JPost/JPArticle/ShowFull&cid=1082260232467

EDITORIAL: Yet another raw deal for Palestinians
New Straits Times – Kuala Lumpur,Malaysia
… being surprised by the policy of the United States towards Palestine.
… he wanted in return for giving up Gaza ˜ American pledges that Israel
can keep…
www.emedia.com.my/Current_News/NST/Sunday/Columns/20040418075052/Article/indexb_html

17/04/04

Palestinian bomber explodes at checkpoint:
A Palestinian suicide bomber has blown himself up at the Erez checkpoint on Israel's border with the Gaza Strip, Israeli military sources say.
www.swissinfo.org/sen/Swissinfo.html?siteSect=143&sid=4872012

WEST Bank negotiations needed, Bush says
International Herald Tribune – Paris,France
… it from controlling the fate of Palestine," the group … says its
guerrilla attacks hastened Israel's withdrawal from … the Jabaliya refugee
camp in the Gaza Strip.…
www.iht.com/articles/515562.htm

BY Backing Sharon's Land Grab, Bush Has Humiliated Blair
Aljazeerah.info
… Gaza is a burden rather than an asset, a wretched place seething…
Geneva accords acknowledged that the final borders between Israel and
Palestine would not…
www.aljazeerah.info/Opinion%20editorials/2004%20opinions/April/17%20o/By%20
Backing%20Sharons%20Land%20Grab,%20Bush%20Has%20Humiliated%20Blair%20Jonathan%20Freedland.htm

SHARON'S Visit with President Bush
Washington Post – USA
… In 1921, 80% of the Palestine mandate was given to the … his hands
of the West Bank and Gaza in 1988. If Israel made the West Bank and Gazan
Palestinians Israeli…
www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A15557-2004Apr15.html

PALESTINIAN Leadership Reject US Stance towards Sharon's Plan
Aljazeerah.info
… of the popular front for liberation of Palestine (PFLP) in … million
from the loan guarantees to Israel in response … activity in the West
Bank and Gaza Strip, as…
www.aljazeerah.info/News%20archives/2004%20News%20archives/April/16n/
Palestinian%20Leadership%20Reject%20US%20Stance%20towards%20Sharon's%20Plan.htm

I Saw Ramallah
Mathaba.Net (subscription) – Africa
… in so many different ways: his homeland; the West Bank and Gaza; the
Occupied Territories; Judea and Samaria; the Autonomous Government; Israel;
Palestine.…
mathaba.net/0_index.shtml?x=44812

WHAT'S So Bad About the Sharon-Bush ''Disengagement'' Plan?
ChronWatch.com – USA
… settlements in the West Bank and Gaza, with no … states, including
the future ''state'' of "Palestine.'' The word … ending its campaign
to destroy Israel, nor upon…
www.chronwatch.com/site.asp?id=6907

EU statement on Israel – Palestine expected today
Online.ie – Ireland
The European Union has distanced itself from US backing for Israel's conditional
pull-out from Gaza and the West Bank. Presidents…
www.online.ie/news/viewer.adp?article=3105415

EUROPE, US heading for showdown over Mideast
IrishExaminer.com (subscription) – Ireland
… Bank rather than returning to the 1967 borders with Palestine.…
its friends the United States and Israel are not … a transfer of territories
from the Gaza to the…
www.examiner.ie/pport/web/ireland/Full_Story/did-sgLmhqJCJUoK-sgadLjt5C321I.asp

PALESTINE and Iraq: It's time for the secular nationalists
Daily Star – Beirut,Lebanon
… secular nationalist intellectuals believe that Israel will continue
… Meanwhile in Palestine, Hamas and Islamic Jihad have … in the West
Bank and Gaza, with East…
www.dailystar.com.lb/article.asp?edition_id=10&categ_id=5&article_id=2377

16/04/04

Israeli army kills Palestinian youth:
A 15-year-old Palestinian boy has died after being shot in the head by Israeli soldiers during a protest against the West Bank separation barrier. english.aljazeera.net/NR/exeres/F76B2E61-6C50-437B-B31D-83104C300660.htm

US reels from Arab and European fury:
The Bush administration launched a diplomatic offensive yesterday to try to placate Arab and European leaders outraged by its seismic policy shift on the Middle East. www.guardian.co.uk/israel/Story/0,2763,1193096,00.html

Gwynne Dyer: U.S. is on wrong side of the wall:
You never know which straw will finally break the camel's back, but it may have been Wednesday's summit between President George W. Bush and Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon. www.newsday.com/news/opinion/ny-vpdye163759664apr16,0,3575695.story

Juan Cole: Turning into Israel?:
Outraged by President Bush's embrace of Ariel Sharon and the bloody U.S. assault on Fallujah, the Arab world is linking America's occupation with Israel's. That's ominous fairuse.1accesshost.com/news1/salon6.html

Rabbi Michael Lerner: I'll Scratch Your Bank…:

Perhaps the most extraordinary public-relations gimmick in this entire charade between two militarists is the notion that Israel is "giving up" control over Gaza and thereby merits a concession by the United States. www.informationclearinghouse.info/article6034.htm

BALFOUR to Bush
Al-Ahram Weekly – Cairo,Egypt
… 90 per cent of its course deviates from Israel's 1967 borders … population
in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, including … on a mere 12 per cent of
historic Palestine.…
weekly.ahram.org.eg/2004/686/fr3.htm

TEXT of Bush, Blair Press Conference
Los Angeles Times (subscription) – Los Angeles,CA,USA
… the conflict between Israel and Palestine. On Wednesday, the prime
minister of Israel presented his plan to withdraw from Gaza and some parts
of the West Bank.…
www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/politics/whitehouse/wire/sns
-ap-bush-blair-text,1,4659044.story?coll=sns-ap-whitehouse-headlines

PALESTINIANS seek elusive unity if Israel quits Gaza
Reuters – India
… with Israel. A continued Israeli grip on the West Bank alone would
make it very difficult to forge a joint Gaza leadership.". The Fatah-dominated
Palestine…
www.reuters.com/locales/newsArticle.jsp?type=worldNews&locale=en_IN&storyID=4846119

BUSH Defends Sharon's Withdrawal Plan
Elko Daily Free Press – Elko County,NV,USA
… Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's plan to withdraw from Gaza and
part of … I'm committed to the vision of two states, Israel and Palestine,
living side…
www.elkodaily.com/articles/2004/04/15/ap/Headlines/d820251g0.txt

ARAFAT vows to defend land after US U-turn
The Herald – Glasgow,Scotland,UK
… right of return for Palestinian refugees to what is now Israel.…
every bit as illegal as those in the Gaza Strip … support for the US
U-turn on Palestine is every…
www.theherald.co.uk/14159.shtml

PALESTINIAN refugee clings to old key despite Bush
Reuters – India
… day that their home remains there in historical Palestine," she said
… crowded camps in the West Bank, the Gaza Strip and … a 3 1/2-year-old
revolt against Israel.…
www.reuters.com/locales/newsArticle.jsp;:407efc11:c977f8
5d1437a5?type=worldNews&locale=en_IN&storyID=4842224

NO more ethnic cleansing
WorldNetDaily – Grants Pass,OR,USA
… withdraw the few thousand settlers from the Gaza Strip … Likewise,
it is imperative for Israel to protect its well … off their land in
the coming state of Palestine?…
worldnetdaily.com/news/article.asp?ARTICLE_ID=38066

ARAB , World Leaders Warn Bush On Œ Roadmap‚
Islam Online – UK
… A withdrawal from the Gaza Strip would be "important, positive…
including the creation of an independent Palestine, living at peace with
Israel," Lavrov told…
www.islam-online.net/English/News/2004-04/16/article07.shtml

BLAIR underplays Sharon plan and stresses Roadmap
4ni.co.uk – UK
… in New York, Kofi Annan said that the withdrawal from Gaza should be
… that two States living in peace side by side, Israel and Palestine
is established.".…
www.4ni.co.uk/nationalnews.asp?id=28103

AS Powell explains Bush remarks, Israeli ministers remain…
Israel Insider – Israel
… will benefit the Palestinian people who live in Gaza," he said in…
should return to the new state of Palestine, which is what it was created
for, not Israel.…
web.israelinsider.com/bin/en.jsp?enPage=ArticlePage&enDisplay=view&enDispWhat=
object&enDispWho=Article%5El3529&enZone=Politics&enVersion=0&

15/04/04

How Sharon won US backing for Gaza strategy:
With the Bush administration distracted by events in Iraq, Mr Sharon has been able to dictate his terms.
www.guardian.co.uk/israel/Story/0,2763,1192228,00.html

Palestinian PM Tells Powell That U.S. Is Biased:
Palestinian Prime Minister Ahmed Qurie accused the United States of total bias against the Palestinians in a phone call with Secretary of State Colin Powell, Qurie's office said on Thursday.
www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=topNews&storyID=4835877

Arrests Outside White House Protesting Bush-Sharon Meeting:
": Any plan presented by Sharon is futile and against God," said Rabbi Dovib Weiss, who came from New York to attend the protest. "It is forbidden in the Torah to oppress the Palestinians and I strongly support and believe in the transformation of self-rule."
www.masnet.org/news.asp?id=1142

Palestinians Urge World to Challenge Bush Policy :
Furious Palestinians tried to rally the world Thursday against President Bush's decision to break with longtime U.S. and international policy to say Israel could keep parts of the West Bank captured in war.
www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=worldNews&storyID=4838632

UN condemns Israeli settlements:
The United Nations human rights body has called on Israel to end settlement activity on Palestinian land and stop work on its barrier in the West Bank.
news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/middle_east/3629745.stm

UN. COMMISSION ADOPTS THREE RESOLUTIONS ON THE VIOLATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS IN THE OCCUPIED ARAB TERRITORIES: :
The Commission determined the Israeli decision constituted a flagrant violation of international humanitarian law.
www.unhchr.ch/huricane/huricane.nsf/view01/400428
B523407689C1256E770057784B?opendocument

Israel Must Get Palestinians To Agree To W Bank Plan :
"The European Union will not recognize any change to the pre-1967 borders other than those arrived at by agreement between the parties," said Foreign Affairs Minister Brian Cowen of Ireland, speaking on behalf of the 15 E.U. governments.
framehosting.dowjonesnews.com/sample/sample
story.asp?StoryID=2004041514060004&Take=1

Arab League: U.S. has adopted Israeli line on Mideast:
"We expect the United States to play honest broker. We accused it before of being unbalanced. Now we can't even say that. The United States has adopted Israel's position," said Hesham Youssef, spokesman for the league's secretary-general.
www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/415794.html

BUSH endorses Sharon's plan for West Bank
Rocky Mount Telegram – Rocky Mount,NC,USA
… illegal border that grabs land from a future Palestine. … by removing
the settlements from Gaza and roughly … better reality for the state
of Israel,'' Sharon said…
www.rockymounttelegram.com/news/content/shared/news/stories/0415_westbank.html

ISRAELI official freezes funds for settlements
Toronto Star – Toronto,Ontario,Canada
… Bush also endorsed Israel's plan to withdraw from the Gaza Strip and
… The Palestine Liberation Organization called Bush's statement a ``dangerous
step…
www.thestar.com/NASApp/cs/ContentServer?pagename=thestar/Layout/Article_Type1&c=
Article&cid=1082023449434&call_pageid=968332188854&col=968350060724

MIDEAST MOVEMENT
PBS – USA
… He wants out of Gaza to control most of the … undermining the moderate
forces not only in Palestine but in … my view is the TV signs of Israel
leaving settlements…
<www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/middle_east/jan-june04/plan_4-14.html>

UN, EU Rebuke Bush's Support Of Israeli Occupation
Islam Online – UK
… occupying the West Bank, including Al-Quds, and the Gaza Strip (the
… resulting in two viable, sovereign and independent states, Israel
and Palestine, as the…
www.islam-online.net/English/News/2004-04/15/article02.shtml

NO peace until end of Israeli occupation, settlements: Arafat
Channel News Asia – Singapore
… of the West Bank and Gaza Strip, veteran … of the deputy leader of
his Palestine Liberation Organisation … change in policy Wednesday and
declared Israel could keep…
www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/afp_world/view/80311/1/.html

WHICH Kerry Is Running ?
NewsMax.com – USA
… that Israelis in both the West Bank and Gaza „get out … maps, letterhead,
and school textbooks, which show "Palestine" replacing all of Israel.

www.newsmax.com/archives/articles/2004/4/15/150841.shtml

NEWSRADIO 938 (Mon to Sun)
Radio Singapore International – Singapore
… that Palestinians had agreed to accept from historical Palestine.…
settlement blocks that will remain in Gaza if George … we get from the
USA, and from Israel.…
rsi.com.sg/english/newsline/view/20040415221847/1/.html

WHEN Arabs Talk Back
Arab News – Saudi Arabia
… get a written US pledge that in exchange for a Gaza pullout, Israel
will be … leading ultimately to a modus vivendi with the Zionist entity
in Palestine.…
www.arabnews.com/?page=7&section=0&article=43145&d=15&m=4&y=2004

BLAIR Welcomes Israel's West Bank and Gaza Withdrawal Plan
The Scotsman – Edinburgh,Scotland,UK
… Ariel Sharon announced plans to pull troops from the Gaza Strip and
… peace agreed by the two sides leading to two states, Israel and Palestine,
living side…
news.scotsman.com/latest.cfm?id=2781499

STATEMENT by the President
Whitehouse.gov (press release) – USA
… military installations and all settlements from Gaza, and withdraw
… desirability of establishing two independent states, Israel and Palestine,
living side…
www.whitehouse.gov/news/releases/2004/04/20040414-2.html

ISRAEL misuses its friendship with US to commit atrocities
Axis of Logic – United States
… for any future negotiation with Islamists in Palestine. … The Israel
Defence Force, IDF, has openly … against Palestinian civilians in Gaza,
illegally occupied…
www.axisoflogic.com/artman/publish/article_6512.shtml

RACHEL Ehrenfeld :
National Review Online – USA
… been witnessing in the West Bank and Gaza for the … out the similarities
between the US and Israel: "We knew … victory coming up from the land
of Palestine by the…
www.nationalreview.com/comment/ehrenfeld200404140848.asp

MUBARAK insists Palestinian, Iraqi solutions linked
Washington Times – Washington,DC,USA
… come out about the present situation in Iraq and Palestine. … A:
Why I didn't send a representative to Israel? … helicopters as he was
leaving a mosque in Gaza].…
washingtontimes.com/world/20040413-110502-3801r.htm

ABU Shbak: „If Gaza Withdrawal Succeeds, International…
Aljazeerah.info
GAZA, Palestine, April 12, 2004 (IPC)— Palestinian Preventive Security
… and economy to and from Israel, security on … of the borders, south
of Gaza Strip, was…
www.aljazeerah.info/News%20archives/2004%20News%20archives/April/13n/Abu%20
Shbak%20If%20Gaza%20Withdrawal%20Succeeds%20International%20Community%20
Will%20Help%20Extract%20Similar%20Israeli%20Steps.htm

ANTI-US Resistance Grows In Iraq, While Israeli-Palestinian…
TruthNews.com – USA
… A withdrawal from Gaza is in Israel's own best … war on terrorism
by intervening militarily to provide international supervision for elections
in Palestine.…
www.truthnews.net/month/2004040030.htm

SHOULD There Be A Jewish State?
Axis of Logic – United States
… the population inside Israel (not counting the Gaza Strip and … and
US elites who supported the Palestine Mandate in 1922 and the creation
of Israel in 1948…
www.axisoflogic.com/artman/publish/article_6490.shtml

HATING the Solution
Tech Central Station – USA
… occupation of the West Bank and Gaza with terrorism. … with Hindus
in India , Jews in Israel , and Christians … the problem between Jews
and Arabs in Palestine .…
www.techcentralstation.com/041404B.html

14/04/04

Bush Says Israel Has Claim to Part of West Bank:
President Bush said on Wednesday that Israel has a claim on some West Bank land that Palestinians say is theirs, in a shift in policy that could have major implications for Middle East peace negotiations.
abcnews.go.com/wire/World/reuters20040414_331.html

Bush recognizes Israel's claim to West Bank settlements:
Bush's support for Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon will go down well with conservative and Jewish voters in the U.S. presidential election but was likely to inflame the Arab world and further complicate efforts to stabilize Iraq.
www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=topNews&storyID=4828378

Palestinians Dismayed at Bush Promises to Sharon :
Palestinians and Israeli hardliners tonight rejected statements by US President George Bush supporting some Israeli settlements in the West Bank and ruling out the right of Palestinian refugees to return to their homes in Israel.
news.scotsman.com/latest.cfm?id=2781580

Francis A. Boyle: Palestine, Palestinians, and International Law:
„The Palestinian people actually living under this criminal occupation have the perfect right under international law to resist the Israeli army by the use of force, just as the French Resistance did against Nazi forces occupying France during the Second World War.‰
www.informationclearinghouse.info/article6032.htm

PALESTINIANS Condemn Sharon’s Remarks to Keep Controlling Six…
International Press Center (Press Release) – Palestine
… to the 1967-borders and flooding Israel with refugees … the withdrawal
from Gaza could be a bargain … Palestinian refugees' right of return
to historical Palestine.…
www.ipc.gov.ps/ipc_e/ipc_e-1/e_News/news2004/2004_04/090.html

PALESTINIAN leaders renew their rejection of US assurances to…
jihadunspun.com – West Vancouver,BC,Canada
… The withdrawal from Gaza can not be exchanged for … described the
reported assurances to Israel as amounting to … The Balfour Declaration
gave Palestine to Jews…
www.jihadunspun.com/index-side_internal.php?article=793&list=/home.php&

GROUPS protest Israeli security checks
The UCLA Daily Bruin – Los Angeles,CA,USA
… harm Israeli control of the West Bank and Gaza Strip causes Palestinians.
The awareness week at UCLA is part of a larger International Palestine
Awareness week…
www.dailybruin.ucla.edu/news/articles.asp?id=28307

MILITANTS give Arafat rebuff over plans to avert chaos in Gaza
IrishExaminer.com (subscription) – Ireland
YASSER ARAFAT‚S Palestine Liberation Organisation, trying to bring…
to rule a post-occupation Gaza are clouded … to accept a state alongside
Israel, and Muslim…
www.examiner.ie/pport/web/world/full_story/story.asp?j=122

INTER-PALESTINIAN strife causes 16% of deaths
Jerusalem Post – Jerusalem,Israel
… civilian death in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, the … to view the
conflict in simpler terms: Israel versus the … security, when the effect
of a Palestine armed to…
www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?pagename=JPost/JPArticle/ShowFull&cid=1081748016627

EXCERPTS From Statement by Bush, Mubarak
Kansas City Star (subscription) – Kansas City,MO,USA
We envisage two states, Israel and Palestine, living side-by … We believe
that an Israeli withdrawal from Gaza and parts of the West Bank can, under
the right…
www.kansascity.com/mld/kansascity/news/8415954.htm

MICHAEL Radu :
National Review Online – USA
… very dubious claim in places like Gaza and the … result of the unfortunate
conflict between Israel and the … close to the Jews in occupied Palestine,
regardless of…
www.nationalreview.com/comment/radu200404130904.asp

STUDENTS fear perils of Israel
The Daily Orange (subscription) – Syracuse,NY,USA
… Since the resumption of hostilities between Israel and Palestine, however,
far … of State to defer travel to Israel, the West Bank and Gaza, students
still…
www.dailyorange.com/news/2004/04/13/Feature/Students.Fear.Perils.Of.Israel-658445.shtml

PALESTINIANS Struggle for Unity to Run Future Gaza
Reuters – United States
… West Bank (Reuters) – Yasser Arafat's Palestine Liberation Organization
… rule a post-occupation Gaza and counter … factions outside it over
policy toward Israel.…
www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=topNews&storyID=4803273

ISRAELI Threats to Assassinate President Arafat are Serious
Aljazeerah.info
… there were no plans to 'punish' Israel for constructing … GAZA STRIP,
Palestine, April 10, 2004 (IPC+WAFA … he would withdraw unilaterally
from the Gaza Strip, and…
www.aljazeerah.info/News%20archives/2004%20News%20archives/April/11n/Israeli%20
Threats%20to%20Assassinate%20President%20Arafat%20are%20Serious.htm

DON'T worry America, Hamas is at war with Israel too
Enter Stage Right – Sudbury,Ontario,Canada
… we will not leave one Jew alive in Palestine. … to retaliate against
America, blaming it for supporting Israel. … Bank — Judea and Samaria
— the Gaza Strip, and…
www.enterstageright.com/archive/articles/0404/0404hamaswar.htm

US Still Adrift in Mideast
Common Dreams – USA
… to discuss terrorism, freedom and the Israel/Palestine conflict—
under … their own future, out from under Israel‚s harsh … of the
West Bank and Gaza, no one…
www.commondreams.org/views04/0412-14.htm

PALESTINE Awareness Week kicks off today
The UCLA Daily Bruin – Los Angeles,CA,USA
… is building around the West Bank and Gaza Strip … out flyers talking
about the actual security fence in Israel. … more aware of the situation
in Palestine right now…
www.dailybruin.ucla.edu/news/articles.asp?id=28300

IRAQ unites against US occupation
Workers World – United States
… emergency evacuation of the nearby Sheraton and Palestine hotels.…
has asked the Sharon government of Israel for the rules of engagement
it uses in Gaza and the…
www.workers.org/ww/2004/iraq0415.php

12/04/04

SHARON'S plans likely to get US nod
Reuters – London,England,UK
… removal of the small, isolated settlements in Gaza as a ruse to cement
Israel's hold on … Rabbo, a member of the umbrella Palestine Liberation
Organisation's…
www.reuters.co.uk/newsPackageArticle.jhtml?type=worldNews&storyID=491959&section=news

THOUSANDS attend pro-Iraq rallies in West Bank and Gaza
Ha'aretz – Israel
… part in dozens of demonstrations in the West Bank and Gaza … The
largest demonstrations took place in the Gaza Strip … And we here in
Palestine must also learn the…
www.haaretzdaily.com/hasen/spages/414236.html

HA‚ARETZ: Bush to Give Sharon Assurances to Keep WB land
Palestine Media Center – Israel
… According to international law and UN resolutions, Israel should withdraw
its occupying troops from the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, which the
Jewish State…
www.palestine-pmc.com/details.asp?cat=1&id=1275

AP: Hezbollah sponsors anti-Israel attacks
Seattle Post Intelligencer – Seattle,WA,USA
… Whether here or in Palestine, Hezbollah considers … Israel responded
to the Ashdod attack by killing Yassin … knit cells spread throughout
the West Bank and Gaza.…
seattlepi.nwsource.com/national/apmideast_story.asp?category=1107&slug=Israel%20Hezbollah's%20War

RIGHT to Fight of Hamas
Media Monitors Network – United States
… and sin-quo-none priority against Israel genocide … single Islamic
state with in historical Palestine largely dichotomizing … occupation
of West Bank and Gaza strip…
usa.mediamonitors.net/content/view/full/6194/

LURING Israel Into EU
E.Sinchew-i.com – Asia
… security wall now being built to divide Israel from Palestine … This
is a mere 9% of historic Palestine. No quasi independence for Gaza can
compensate for this…
e.sinchew-i.com/content.phtml?sec=4&artid=200404110001

BAHA Abushaqra, Ramallah Online Columnist
Ramallah Online – Harrisburg,PA,United States
… Arabs also lost Palestine before Iraq, and now Palestinians … to
be part of a bi-national Israel, disillusioned by … want to herd Palestinians
into a Gaza and a so…
www.ramallahonline.com/modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=1871

PPS Invites Palestinians to Bid Support to Prisoners on their…
International Press Center (Press Release) – Palestine
B ETHELAHEM, Palestine, April 11, 2004 (IPC)—The Bethlehem … in in front
of the Gaza-based Red … Palestinian-Israeli negotiations agenda, as
Israel continues to…
www.ipc.gov.ps/ipc_e/ipc_e-1/e_News/news2004/2004_04/077.html

HOUNDED out of the Holy Land
The Scotsman – Edinburgh,Scotland,UK
… the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Palestine, where the … situation,
granting them the resident visas in Israel.". … and Jewish settlements
from the Gaza Strip and…
news.scotsman.com/international.cfm?id=409362004

10/04/04

12-year-old Palestinian girl killed by Israeli fire in Gaza Strip:
Iman Tolba sustained a fatal bullet wound to the head and died shortly after her arrival in hospital, Palestinian medics said Saturday.
www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/afp_world/view/79545/1/.html

SADDAM by any other name∑
Aljazeerah.info
… US occupation is beginning to mimic Israel‚s brutal and illegal occupation
of the West Bank and Gaza. … legitimate equitable peace in the Palestine,
when they…
www.aljazeerah.info/Opinion%20editorials/2004%20opinions/April/9o/
Saddam%20by%20any%20other%20name%20by%20John%20Anast.htm

ISRAELI Vote on Gaza Strip Withdrawal by End of April
Palestine Media Center – Israel
… Hamas refused to participate in the Palestine National Authority…
have been impossible to hold because Israel has kept the West Bank and
the Gaza Strip locked…
www.palestine-pmc.com/details.asp?cat=1&id=1274

09/04/04

Powell: U.S. has no plans to penalize Israel for fence route :
The United States does not now plan to cut loan guarantees to Israel because of a barrier it is building through Palestinian areas in the West Bank, U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell said on Thursday.
www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/413926.html

LAWRENCE Davidson: Orwell and Kafka in Israel/Palestine
Palestine Chronicle
By Lawrence Davidson. In the last two years I have made three trips to
Israel and Occupied Palestine (the West Bank and Gaza Strip).…
www.palestinechronicle.com/story.php?sid=20040409065712722

ISRAELIS better at manipulating media: How distortion alters…
Axis of Logic – United States
… on the popular image of occupied Palestine (the West … Palestinian
town such as Ram Allah or Gaza. … correspondents preferred to stay in
Israel, West Jerusalem and…
www.axisoflogic.com/artman/publish/article_6329.shtml

MARTYR in a Wheelchair? The Life & Death of Sheikh Ahmed Yassin
Palestine Chronicle
… Flaccid indignation by Palestine‚s ministers˜Prime Ahmed Qurei,
Planning … Israel‚s occupation of the West Bank, East Jerusalem and
the Gaza Strip in…
www.palestinechronicle.com/story.php?sid=20040409063654928

ELECTIONS May Follow Gaza Pullout
Palestine Chronicle
… to withdraw from Gaza in the coming year. As part of Sharon's unilateral
"disengagement," Israel would also impose a boundary in the West Bank,
at least…
www.palestinechronicle.com/story.php?sid=20040409073805796

[ANN]ISRAEL could be lured to the EU
Korea Herald – Seoul,South Korea
… wall now being built to divide Israel from Palestine … This is a
mere 9 percent of historic Palestine. No quasi independence for Gaza can
compensate for this…
www.koreaherald.co.kr/SITE/data/html_dir/2004/04/10/200404100011.asp

PALESTINIANS call for Iraqis to wage 'holy war' on US
Ha'aretz – Israel
… Friday prayers, thousands of protesters in the West Bank and Gaza…
In Gaza City, about 2,000 Islamic Jihad supporters, including … Our
people in Palestine and our…
www.haaretzdaily.com/hasen/spages/414170.html

RAMZY Baroud: US Elections – 'Lesser of Two Evils's No More
Palestine Chronicle
… deduction: Freedom was everything that life in Gaza was not … who
is also in support of Israel‚s illegal Separation Wall and occupation
of the West Bank is seen…
www.palestinechronicle.com/story.php?sid=20040409065318510

CAPITOL Hill Public Hearing on Gaza Withdrawal: Implications for…
U.S. Newswire (press release) – Washington,DC,USA
… Does Israel expect the US to legitimize Israeli … recommendations
extracted from an April Gaza withdrawal poll … for the immediate recognition
of Palestine as an…
releases.usnewswire.com/GetRelease.asp?id=113-04092004

08/04/04

ISRAELI Occupation Forces Seize Lands in Rafah, Closes Down…
Aljazeerah.info
… 3.1 of the children of Palestine never enjoy … the continued Israeli
occupation of the Gaza Strip and … along with the inhumane practices
Israel is implementing…
www.aljazeerah.info/News%20archives/2004%20News%20archives/April/7n/Israeli
%20Occupation%20Forces%20Seize%20Lands%20in%20Rafah,%20Closes%20Down%20
Humanitarian%20Organizations%20in%20Jerusalem.htm

BEYOND „relative humanity‰ to a secular democratic state
Open Democracy – USA
… the principle that since they were expelled from Palestine over 2,000
… Much has been written about Israel‚s crimes in the occupied West
Bank and Gaza.…
www.opendemocracy.net/debates/article-2-97-1842.jsp

PALESTINIANS demonstrate against US "war crimes" in Iraq
Israel Insider – Israel
… in the camp and chanted, "From Palestine to Iraq … when Iraq fired
39 Scud missiles at Israel during the … At a demonstration in Gaza's
Jabalya refugee camp, some…
web.israelinsider.com/bin/en.jsp?enPage=ArticlePage&enDisplay=view&enDispWhat=
object&enDispWho=Article%5El3506&enZone=Diplomacy&enVersion=0&

INDIA’s Policies on W Asia Must Change
Navhind Times – Panjim,India
… After Israel‚s disengagement from Gaza from a „position … convince
the Palestinian people that Israel can be … West Bank, which belongs
to Palestine, indeed is…
www.navhindtimes.com/stories.php?part=news&Story_ID=040816

POPULAR Committees in West Bank Demand Release of UN Aid
International Press Center (Press Release) – Palestine
… Peter Hansen, UN Commissioner General for Palestine Refugees in the
Near … assistance to the Palestinian refugees in the Gaza Strip and
West Bank due to…
www.ipc.gov.ps/ipc_e/ipc_e-1/e_News/news2004/2004_04/044.html

FORMER Congressmen Assess US Foreign Policy
Washington Report on Middle East Affairs – Middle East
… of Israel and Palestine. Almost simultaneously, four retired heads
of Israeli intelligence even urged full, unilateral withdrawal from the
West Bank and Gaza.…
<www.wrmea.com/archives/April_2004/0404020.html>

ISRAEL and Palestine
Economist (subscription) – London,England,UK
… If new leaders were readier to talk to Hamas, he says, the PA could
reassert control over the Gaza Strip and the West Bank. Israel's government
and its…
www.economist.com/world/africa/displayStory.cfm?story_id=2577889

TURNS and Twists in Palestine
PakTribune.com – Pakistan
… Today, a common Palestinian of Gaza and West Bank is … That is to
create a Palestine government, which is … For them, Israel was a foreign
agenda asserted without…
www.paktribune.com/news/index.php?id=60926

READERS are the only source of support for Al-Jazeerah
Aljazeerah.info
… full control over all of Gaza's borders and … will be Sharon's victory:
an expanded Israel, an impoverished ghetto called Palestine-and continued

www.aljazeerah.info/Opinion%20editorials/2004%20opinions/April/6o/SHARONS%20VICTORY.htm

RECENT commentary from National Journal:
Atlantic Online – USA
… relevant territory is all of Palestine, meaning all … battles—
America's against Al Qaeda, Israel's against Hamas … good," Yassin's
successor in Gaza, Abdel Aziz…
www.theatlantic.com/politics/nj/rauch2004-04-07.htm

PALESTINIANS salute Iraqi 'intifada'
Jerusalem Post – Jerusalem,Israel
… heads of state as traitors and collaborators with Israel and the…
and Zionist terrorism in Iraq and Palestine." The Palestinian … in the
West Bank and Gaza Strip.…
www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?pagename=JPost/JPArticle/ShowFull&cid=1081315302667

MIDEAST Events Push a Pair of US Allies Into a Corner
Los Angeles Times (subscription) – Los Angeles,CA,USA
… When the missiles fell on Gaza, rumors raced that the … months by
fears that a wall that Israel is building … slogan, is code for "Don't
agitate about Palestine.…
www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/la-fg-arableaders7apr07,1,2895466.story?coll=la-headlines-world

06/04/04

PALESTINIAN Groups Ask Hamas to Join Ruling Body Reuters – United States
RAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) – The umbrella Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) has … a decision-making body to run the Gaza Strip if Israel pulls out…
www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=worldNews&storyID=4764535

''US elections: 'Lesser of Two Evils' no more'' Yellow Times
… Freedom was everything that life in Gaza was not … who is also in support of Israel's illegal Separation … and the editor-in-chief of the Palestine Chronicle online…
yellowtimes.org/article.php?sid=1849&mode=thread&order=0

WAFA Report: %3.1 of Palestinian Children Forced to Work Due to … International Press Center (Press Release) – Palestine … 3.1 of the children of Palestine never enjoy … the continued Israeli occupation of the Gaza Strip and … along with the inhumane practices Israel is implementing…
www.ipc.gov.ps/ipc_e/ipc_e-1/e_News/news2004/2004_04/038.html

BUSH: The Gaza Withdrawal Intends To Pass Time Dar Al-Hayat – Saudi Arabia
… the demands of most Israelis to separate Israel from Gaza … Bank settlements to accommodate the evacuated Gaza settlers … be built on whether in Palestine or Syria…
english.daralhayat.com/opinion/04-2004/Article-20040405-bc83d5a4-c0a8-01ed-0051-064e3740894d/story.html

US Defense of Israeli Assassinations Is Counterproductive Antiwar.com – Sunnyvale,CA,USA
… troubled by this morning's action in Gaza." Democrats in … the 22% of historic Palestine occupied by Israel in 1967 … wants no less than 100% of historic Palestine.…
www.antiwar.com/orig/zunes.php?articleid=2255

KERRY Indicates He Would Continue Bush's Pro-Sharon Policy Electronic Intifada – Chicago,IL,USA
… is committing routinely in the West Bank and Gaza. … plan for unilateral withdrawal from Gaza and on … policy toward promoting peace in Israel/Palestine, one which…
electronicintifada.net/v2/article2568.shtml

CLINTON says peace process revitalized
KTVO – Kirksville,MO,USA
… among Palestinians in West Bank and Gaza Strip land … 1993 Oslo Accords, which included Israel's recognition of Arafat's Palestine Liberation Organization.…
www.ktvotv3.com/Global/story.asp?S=16859

PALESTINE:ISRAEL must facilitate not hinder relief
Scoop.co.nz (press release) - New Zealand
... Israel's duties as an Occupying Power in the Gaza Strip and West Bank
under international law include ensuring food and medical supplies to
the occupied ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0404/S00035.htm

MOFAZ Extends Closure of West Bank, Gaza Strip until April 26
Palestine Media Center - Israel
... during Sunday's cabinet meeting that the IOF closure imposed on the
West Bank and Gaza Strip will remain in force until after the Israel's
"Independence ...
http://www.palestine-pmc.com/details.asp?cat=1&id=1272

05/04/04

BUSH: The Gaza Withdrawal Intends To Pass Time
Dar Al-Hayat - Saudi Arabia
... the demands of most Israelis to separate Israel from Gaza ... Bank
settlements to accommodate the evacuated Gaza settlers ... be built on
whether in Palestine or Syria ...
http://english.daralhayat.com/opinion/04-2004/Article-200
40405-bc83d5a4-c0a8-01ed-0051-064e3740894d/story.html

THE exile's return
Axis of Logic - United States
... occupation heaps on the passage of West Bank residents to the Gaza
Strip. ... of us started it, when it happened that we stopped saying "Israel"
or "Palestine". ...
http://www.axisoflogic.com/artman/publish/article_6189.shtml

TRAGEDY that is Palestine
Axis of Logic – United States
… In 1967, Israel seized the rest of Palestine, rejecting insistent…
A decade later, Israel declared legal ownership of the West Bank and Gaza
Strip, claiming…
www.axisoflogic.com/artman/publish/article_6174.shtml

MOFAZ Extends Closure of West Bank, Gaza Strip until April 26
Palestine Media Center - Israel
... during Sunday's cabinet meeting that the IOF closure imposed on the
West Bank and Gaza Strip will remain in force until after the Israel's
"Independence ...
http://www.palestine-pmc.com/details.asp?cat=1&id=1272

DON'T Worry America, Hamas is at War with Israel Too
Intellectual Conservative - Phoenix,AZ,USA
... we will not leave one Jew alive in Palestine. ... to retaliate against
America, blaming it for supporting Israel. ... Bank -- Judea and Samaria
-- the Gaza Strip, and ...
http://www.intellectualconservative.com/article3294.html

ASSASSINATION Tango
Reason Online - USA
... relevant territory is all of Palestine, meaning all ... battles&Mac247;America's
against Al Qaeda, Israel's against Hamas ... good," Yassin's successor
in Gaza, Abdel Aziz ...
http://www.reason.com/rauch/040504.shtml

EDITORIAL: No moral equivalency in Israel
Columbia Chronicle - Chicago,IL,USA
... Even as Israel prepares to withdraw its forces from Gaza in hopes of
... The land of Palestine is an ... Israel has always had a right to defend
themselves, and they ...
http://www.ccchronicle.com/back/2004-04-05/opinions2.html

PALESTINIAN shot by troops dies in hospital
Gulf Daily News - Manama,Bahrain
... In Ramallah, sources said that Palestine Foreign minister Nabil Shaath
... to withdraw from most of the Gaza Strip and some of the West Bank,
political sources ...
http://www.gulf-daily-news.com/Articles.asp?Article=78388&Sn=WORL

PALESTINE:ISRAEL must facilitate not hinder relief
Scoop.co.nz (press release) – New Zealand
… Israel's duties as an Occupying Power in the Gaza Strip and West Bank
under international law include ensuring food and medical supplies to
the occupied…
www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0404/S00035.htm

PALESTINIAN groups discuss Israeli pullback plan
Borneo Bulletin – borneo,Brunei Darussalam
… in the administration of Gaza after Israel's withdrawal … on how
to administer the Gaza Strip) after … within the framework of the Palestine
Liberation Organisation…
www.brunei-online.com/bb/mon/apr5w32.htm

READERS are the only source of support for Al-Jazeerah
Aljazeerah.info
... under the umbrella of the Palestine Liberation of ... GAZA, April 3,
2004 (IPC+Agencies) - - The American author ... partners of all crimes
that Israel has perpetrated ...
http://www.aljazeerah.info/News%20archives/2004%20News%20archives/April/4
%20n/Jenin%20Camp%20Revisited%20and%20more%20Palestine%20News.htm


ISRAEL on high alert for Passover as government adds to pressure ...
Pravda - Moscow,Russia
... most if not all of the Jewish settlements in the Gaza Strip. ...
escalating the military conflict between Israel and Palestine.
...
http://newsfromrussia.com/world/2004/04/04/53205.html

READERS are the only source of support for Al-Jazeerah
Aljazeerah.info
... for the return of Jewish exiles to Palestine to fulfill ... from the
West Bank and Gaza and condemning ... have been very supportive of Israel's
policies, especially ...
http://www.aljazeerah.info/Opinion%20editorials/2004%20opinions/April/4%20o/
The%20Evangelical-Israeli%20Connection%20By%20Bill%20Broadway.htm


'UNDERSTANDING Sharon's game plan'
Aljazeerah.info
... advance his quest to enforce his unilateral plans in Palestine. ...
is clear that getting rid of Gaza and the ... whether settlers or military,
is to Israel's advantage ...
http://www.aljazeerah.info/Opinion%20editorials/2004%20opinions/April/
4%20o/Understanding%20Sharons%20game%20plan%20Musa%20Keilani.htm


ISRAELI Troops Destroy Milk and Honey in Palestine, the Holy Land
Aljazeerah.info
... Israel is employing starvation and dehydration tactics to ... and 700,000
Palestinian refugees in the Gaza Strip rely ... I attended a conference
on Palestine at MIT ...
http://www.aljazeerah.info/Opinion%20editorials/2004%20opinions/April/4%20o/Israeli%20Troops
%20Destroy%20Milk%20and%20Honey%20in%20Palestine,%20the%20Holy%20Land%20By%20Genevieve%20Cora%20Fraser.htm

AMAS has not decided on type of participation in PNA
Xinhua - China
... still under discussion include Hamas and Islamic Jihad participation
in the Palestine Liberation Organization ... If Israel pulls out from
the Gaza Strip as a ...
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-04/04/content_1400311.htm

MATTER of Life and Death
Arutz Sheva - Israel
... Arab states, enticed to come to Palestine over the ... also surfaces:
If Judea, Samaria and Gaza are to be Judenrein under Arab sovereignty,
will Israel be allowed ...
http://www.israelnationalnews.com/article.php3?id=3524

EVANGELICALS embrace Israel
St. Paul Pioneer Press - St. Paul,MN,USA
... the return of Jewish exiles to Palestine to fulfill ... from the occupied
West Bank and Gaza Strip and ... have been very supportive of Israel's
policies, especially ...
http://www.twincities.com/mld/pioneerpress/8344609.htm

STUDENTS offer ideas for peace
Providence Journal (subscription) – Providence,RI,USA
… Palestine would consist of the West Bank and Gaza Strip. Israel would
be composed of all other land currently under Israeli control.…
www.projo.com/news/content/projo_20040404_peace4.1d7209.html

MIDEAST: Europe Should Not Shrug Off Its Historical Burden
Aljazeerah.info
… wall now being built to divide Israel from Palestine … This is a
mere 9 percent of historic Palestine. No quasi independence for Gaza can
compensate for this…
www.aljazeerah.info/Opinion%20editorials/2004%20opinions/April/2o/
Mideast%20Europe%20Should%20Not%20Shrug%20Off%20Its%20Historical%20Burden%20Jonathan%20Power.htm

03/04/04

ORWELL and Kafka in Israel/Palestine
CounterPunch - Petrolia,CA,USA
By LAWRENCE DAVIDSON. In the last two years I have made three trips to
Israel and Occupied Palestine (the West Bank and Gaza Strip). ...
http://www.counterpunch.org/davidson04032004.html

ISRAELI Forces Storm Aqsa Mosque
Palestine Chronicle
... dangerous escalation” and a “provocation” by Israel, Palestinian
negotiations ... demonstrations were held throughout the West Bank and
Gaza Strip Friday ...
http://www.palestinechronicle.com/story.php?sid=20040403060717896

PALESTINIANS Mark Land Day
Palestine Chronicle
... the United Nations Conciliation Commission for Palestine (UNCCP) was
... towns and cities that are now part of Israel. ... agreeing to withdraw
from the Gaza Strip and ...
http://www.palestinechronicle.com/story.php?sid=20040403054144337

WORLD News > Sheikh Yassin's assassination: Ariel Sharon's ...
New Kerala - Ernakulam,Kerala,India
... integrate much of the West Bank into Israel. ... the presumptions on
which Yasser Arafat returned to Gaza. ... in internal dissentions in the
Palestine Authority with ...
http://www.newkerala.com/news-daily/news/features.php?action=fullnews&id=8640

PALESTINIAN Land Day - Frequently Asked Questions
Palestine Chronicle
... 1.5 million acres comprising the West Bank and Gaza. ... 28th anniversary
of Palestinian “Land Day,” Israel’s illegal ... to live in 12% of
historical Palestine. ...
http://www.palestinechronicle.com/story.php?sid=20040403054829111

BUSH Snubs Blair's Plea For Monitors In Palestine
Palestine Chronicle
http://www.palestinechronicle.com/story.php?sid=20040403053707593

THREE Generals, One Martyr - Avnery
Palestine Chronicle
... They consider it a foreign implantation in Palestine, which in Islamic
... one of Ariel Sharon’s suggestion that Israel would give up the Gaza
Strip and ...
http://www.palestinechronicle.com/story.php?sid=20040403055058311

THOUGHTS On Libya - Lieberman
Palestine Chronicle
... or its illegal 37-year-long occupation of the West Bank, Gaza Strip,
East ... of the Middle East’s most dire crises - especially the Israel-Palestine
conflict. ...
http://www.palestinechronicle.com/story.php?sid=20040403051130777

THE exile's return
Guardian – UK
… occupation heaps on the passage of West Bank residents to the Gaza
Strip. … of us started it, when it happened that we stopped saying "Israel"
or "Palestine".…
books.guardian.co.uk/review/story/0,12084,1184407,00.html

JOURNALIST examines Middle East 'news'
Henderson Gleaner – Henderson,KY,USA
… the Socolito, Calif., newspaper and traveled extensively in areas like
Gaza and the … and articles are not meant to be pro-Israel or pro-Palestine,
but she…
www.myinky.com/ecp/news/article/0,1626,ECP_734_2779687,00.html

IOF Kills Five Citizens, Breaks into Al-Aqsa Mosque
International Press Center (Press Release) - Palestine
PALESTINE, April 3, 2004 (IPC + Agencies) - - Israeli occupying ... camp
and the border fence with Israel, fired five ... In northern Gaza Strip,
a fourth civilian was ...
http://www.ipc.gov.ps/ipc_e/ipc_e-1/e_News/news2004/2004_04/010.html

02/04/04

PM Qurei to Burns: Israeli Withdrawal from Gaza Should not ...
International Press Center (Press Release) - Palestine
JERICHO, Palestine, April 2, 2004 (IPC)-- Palestinian Prime Minister ...
Qurei, demanded yesterday that if Israel would withdraw from the Gaza
Strip, this ...
http://www.ipc.gov.ps/ipc_e/ipc_e-1/e_News/news2004/2004_04/008.html

A solution for Arabs and Jews
Charlotte Observer – Charlotte,NC,USA
… the creation of two states in historic Palestine, one an … based
on Resolution 242, which meant that Israel would end … the land of the
West Bank and Gaza back to…
www.charlotte.com/mld/observer/news/8335793.htm

AMERICAN-PALESTINIAN Meeting Today and Washington Backs Away from…
Aljazeerah.info
… GAZA, April 1, 2004 (IPC + Swiss Info) – – A group of … threats of
the Apartheid Wall Israel has been … organizations; the Urgent Aid to
Palestine Association, The…
www.aljazeerah.info/2n/American-Palestinian%20Meeting%20Today%20and%20
Washington%20Backs%20Away%20from%201967-Withdrawal%20Demand.htm

IOF Steps-up Military Aggressions, Kills Two Palestinians in Gaza…
Aljazeerah.info
… RAMMALLAH, Palestine, March 31, 2004 (IPC+Agencies)— Dr … American
delegationâs visit to Israel on Thursday. … the probable Israeli withdrawal
from Gaza Strip.…
www.aljazeerah.info/News%20archives/2004%20News%20archives/April/1%20n/IOF%20Steps-up%20Military%20Aggressions,%20Kills%20Two%20Palestinians%20in%20Gaza%20Strip.htm

US vetoes criticism of Yassin ? s killing
People's Weekly World – United States
… acres comprising the West Bank and Gaza, according to MIFTAH … to
live in 12 percent of historic Palestine.?. … newspaper Ma?ariv
reports that Israel is pressing…
www.pww.org/article/articleview/5015/1/209

SHARON threatens to target Arafat
Gulf Daily News – Manama,Bahrain
… plan to evacuate most of Gaza Strip would … UN Relief and Works Agency
for Palestine Refugees yesterday … in occupied Palestinian lands after
Israel imposed new…
www.gulf-daily-news.com/Articles.asp?Article=78179&Sn=WORL

ISRAELI restrictions stop food aid
Nzoom.com – New Zealand
… in occupied Palestinian lands after Israel imposed new … UN Relief
and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees said … to some 600,000 refugees
in the Gaza strip, where…
onenews.nzoom.com/onenews_detail/0,1227,265079-1-9,00.html

01/04/04

THE threat of peace
Middle East International (MEI) - London,England,UK
... Yasin represents an escalation in Israel&Mac226;s ongoing ... settlement
consistent with the global consensus on Palestine. ... beyond the West
Bank and Gaza and ensure a ...
http://meionline.com/features/211.shtml

UN relief agency says suspending food aid in Gaza
Ha'aretz - Israel
... Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA ... the
suspension followed restrictions introduced by Israel on the ... food
aid per day in Gaza alone as ...
http://www.haaretzdaily.com/hasen/spages/411471.html

THE assassination of Shaykh Yasin
Middle East International (MEI) - London,England,UK
... attended the funeral (about 20% of Gaza’s population ... head of
a very important movement in Palestine,” said one ... West Bank, as
well as in Israel, Egypt, Jordan ...
http://meionline.com/newsanalysis/212.shtml

PALESTINIANS Factions Outraged By Qorei’s Statements
Islam Online - UK
... of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP). ... civilians
in a Cairo-based talks, but Israel turned down ... civilians in the West
Bank and Gaza Strip ...
http://www.islam-online.net/English/News/2004-04/01/article02.shtml

KEY Bush Ally Proposes “Arab-administrated Trusteeship&Mac226; for ...
Palestine Media Center - Israel
... Liberation Organization (PLO) and the Palestine National Authority
... towns and cities that are now part of Israel. ... agreeing to withdraw
from the Gaza Strip and ...
http://www.palestine-pmc.com/details.asp?cat=1&id=1268

SETTLERS Create Foothold in Silwan, IOF Divert Attention to...
Palestine Media Center - Israel
The Palestine National Authority&Mac226;s (PNA) ministry of health ... five
martyrs were killed in the Gaza Strip and ... the Jewish state Tuesday,
rebuked Israel for its ...
http://www.palestine-pmc.com/details.asp?cat=1&id=1267

PALESTINE hold Iraq to go top
ESPN - USA
... soccer fans throughout the West Bank and Gaza a rare ... during the
war which led to Israel's foundation in ... Palestine's equaliser came
in the 71st minute from a ...
http://soccernet.espn.go.com/headlinenews?id=295901&cc=3888

SWISS Organizations Denounce the Apartheid Wall on Land Day
International Press Center (Press Release) - Palestine
GAZA, April 1, 2004 (IPC + Swiss Info) - - A group of ... threats of the
Apartheid Wall Israel has been ... organizations; the Urgent Aid to Palestine
Association, The ...
http://www.ipc.gov.ps/ipc_e/ipc_e-1/e_News/news2004/2004_04/002.html

THE terror of Israel’s war on Palestinians
Socialist Worker – Chicago,IL,USA
… For decades, Israel has built up and refined its brutal occupation
of the West Bank and Gaza—turning the … still cling to the Zionist
myth that Palestine was "a…
www.socialistworker.org/2004-1/493/493_06_IsraelTerror.shtml

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