EVEN in death, Arafat will remain a potent symbol
National Catholic Reporter – USA
… Arafat's symbolic power, at least, remains as strong as ever. Ali Abunimah
is cofounder of the Web site The Electronic Intifada and is based in Chicago.

ISRAELI rights group slams demolition of Palestinian homes
Electronic Intifada – Chicago,IL,USA
B'Tselem's research indicates that since the beginning of the al-Aqsa intifada,
the IDF has demolished 628 housing units, which were home to 3,983 persons.

VALLEY of fire
Electronic Intifada – Chicago,IL,USA
I am thirsty, sitting here in the wrong corner of the 'service' (pronounced
'serveece') taxi. It is hot. The seat belt is tight, scratching my neck.

Powell to visit West Bank next week: Palestinian FM
Turkish Press – Turkey
would hold talks with the new Palestine Liberation Organisation fire in a mourning tent in Gaza for Arafat. at the possibility of travelling to Israel and the
Israeli-Palestinian conflict: major events
Manila Times – Manila,Philippines
a charter calling for an armed struggle to liberate Palestine. June 5-10, 1967—The Six-Day War. Israel occupies east Jerusalem, the West Bank and Gaza Strip.
Abbas's Brush with Gunmen Makes Vote Urgent -Aide
ABC News – USA
Abbas, now heading the Palestine Liberation Organization's executive For its part, Israel is doubtful any unilateral plan to evacuate tiny Gaza while cementing
The Israeli-Palestinian conflict for dummies
Kentucky Lake Times – KY,USA
the Arab rampages of early Palestine and particularly the Golan Heights high ground into northern Israel. Egyptians, Jordanians and Syrians lost Gaza, the West …
Palestinian Authority Presidential Election
Centre for Public Opinion and Democracy – Vancouver,BC,Canada
The former British mandate of Palestine was divided in … Israel has built settlements in the Palestinian territories of the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, where
PALESTINE: Arafat's death will not bring peace
Green Left Weekly – Chippendale,NSW,Australia
in a series of enclaves which, with the Gaza Strip, will to administer the new statelet on Israel's behalf of Australians for Justice and Peace in Palestine.].
Window for war? – Washington,D.C.,USA
Under Arafat, that party line translated into an insistence that all of “Palestine” — that is, Israel as well as the West Bank and Gaza Strip — must be
New Yorker – New York,NY,USA
claimed, in the triangular shape of Palestine—was unique s sympathy should be reserved, and Israel, the United time, Sharon's withdrawal from Gaza cannot be
Palestinians want French report on Arafat's death
Arab Times – Middle East
Palestinian militants have accused Israel of poisoning President in the West Bank and Gaza and complicate senior figure in the Palestine Liberation Organisation
News Analysis: The Palestinian challenge is to have a fair vote
International Herald Tribune – Paris,France
Army continues regular incursions into Gaza and all at the risk of undermining Israel's own security. and now the head of the Palestine Liberation Organization

ARIEL Sharon Short Story Contest: Announcing the Winner!
Electronic Intifada – Chicago,IL,USA
The judges' first and only choice is Katherine Ludwig's story “The Glory
of Might.” Congratulations! would like to thank all the other

BUSH Folly, Campaign 2004 and the Middle East
Electronic Intifada – Chicago,IL,USA
… It's no wonder that many people term such wholesale killing of children
'terror.' Whereas in the overall count of all the victims of the Intifada
the ratio is…

After Arafat
Newsday – Long Island,NY,USA
the dream of controlling all of what had once been Palestine. state but also of the reality that Israel could not control the West Bank and Gaza Strip with
One Night on the West Bank
NPR (audio) – Washington,D.C.,USA
interviewed 18 years ago on the West Bank, who then future they wanted for an independent Palestine, none of struck me, that resembled the Israel that occupied
Arafat's successor escapes gunfight
TVNZ – New Zealand
has been chosen chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organisation hope for talks although Israel's rightist government plan to quit occupied Gaza while sealing
Palestinians Say the Future Rests on Vote, Israeli Action
Washington Post – Washington,DC,USA
entity for the West Bank and Gaza, until a 69, who was named head of the Palestine Liberation Organization said Saeb Erekat, the chief negotiator with Israel.
Let Israel, Palestine find their own peace
Arizona Republic – Phoenix,AZ,USA
… Israel's security needs, according to Sharon's evaluation, aren't served by continuing to run a protectorate in Gaza and the West Bank.
A bipartisan opportunity in the Mideast
San Francisco Chronicle – San Francisco,CA,USA
paying homage to the founding father of Palestine, as if … Israel's settlements in the West Bank will not be easily that Sharon's plan to withdraw from Gaza is a
A mistake to belittle Arafat or his vision
Houston Chronicle – Houston,TX,USA
to believe, that he was talking about the West Bank and Gaza Strip, territories occupied by Israel in 1967 and constituting 22 percent of historic Palestine.
Pressure increasing for accounting of Arafat's finances
World Peace Herald – Washington,DC,USA
managed the finances first of the Palestine Liberation Organization parts of the world, including Israel.” The $6 in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, various
Praying for a fast route to lasting peace
The Scotsman – Edinburgh,Scotland,UK
said Yasser Abed Rabbo, a senior Palestine Authority official. body in areas of the West Bank and Gaza in which under interim peace deals with Israel 10 years
Palestinians Seek Quick Vote on Leadership
NPR (audio) – Washington,D.C.,USA
negotiator Saeb Erekat despaired that Israel would without Mr. SAEB EREKAT : ( Chief Negotiator, Palestine ) : If militaries in the West Bank and Gaza Strip so

REACHING out to their leader for a final embrace
Electronic Intifada – Chicago,IL,USA
With the whole of the West Bank locked down by the Israeli army on the
day of Yasser Arafat's burial, we made our way to Beitunia, the official
crossing point…

NASPIR – Electronic Intifada News
Israel/Palestine News from Electronic Intifada. The following articles
are provided by Electronic Intifada, which provides news on…

Chaos in Ramallah as Arafat is Buried
Bremerton Sun – Bremerton,WA,USA
new head of the international Palestine Liberation Organization with the West Bank and Gaza Strip neighborhoods Sharon claimed that Israel had no partner for

Bush's Mideast involvement faces obstacles
Seattle Post Intelligencer – Seattle,WA,USA
disengagement plan – an Israeli withdrawal from the Gaza Strip and Arab-Israeli conflict, based on two democratic states, Israel and Palestine, living side

Yasser Arafat 1929 — 2004
Chicago Tribune (subscription) – Chicago,IL,USA
course, will have a popular funeral in Palestine, in Ramallah out of the West Bank and Gaza, Israelis generally … Israel and its supporters saw him as little more
Israeli Arabs march in symbolic Arafat funeral
Reuters – London,England,UK
who had lived in British-mandate Palestine became citizens their kin became refugees in the West Bank, Gaza and abroad the war that erupted over Israel's birth
Palestinians chart uncertain future after burying Arafat; promise
San Francisco Chronicle – San Francisco,CA,USA
on Israelis — was justified to end Israel's occupation of the West Bank and Gaza Strip. quickly electing Abbas to head the Palestine Liberation Organization,9115,1350449,00.html
Palestine promise
Guardian – UK
will be of little value if Israel is not that the settlements that break up the West Bank into disconnected for a unilateral withdrawal from the Gaza Strip was
Blair, Bush agree to push for Palestine's democratic future
Toledo Blade – Toledo,OH,USA
agreed that the goal is to have a democratic Palestine and a democratic Israel living peacefully plan for disengagement from the West Bank and Gaza must have

EI discusses Arafat on Democracy Now!
Electronic Intifada – Chicago,IL,USA
AMY GOODMAN: We're going to begin with Ali Abunimah, founder of Electronic
Intifada, to give as you thumb nail sketch of Yasser Arafat's life beginning
in 1929…

UN Committee for Palestinian rights deeply saddened by death of…
Electronic Intifada – Chicago,IL,USA
The Bureau of the Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of
the Palestinian People is deeply saddened by the death of Yasser Arafat,
Chairman of…

NEW York Times coverage of Arafat's death
Electronic Intifada – Chicago,IL,USA
The New York Times's coverage of the death of Arafat, particularly with
its November 12th Op-Ed essays, exemplifies what is so wrong with American

YASSER Arafat: 1929-2004 – Jackson Heughts,NY,USA
By The Electronic Intifada Team. Yesterday, Yasser Arafat, chairman of
al-Fatah and the Palestine Liberation Organization and elected…
ABC News Arafat Laid to Rest As West Bank Mourns
ABC News – USA
the Muqata, ignoring calls from official Palestine TV not leadership would return to peace negotiations with Israel. in Cairo and Ibrahim Barzak in Gaza City.
Arafat Buried in West Bank Tomb as Transition Begins (Update1)
Bloomberg – USA
bearing the coffin of Yasser Arafat to his burial in the West Bank city of Duzdar, co-director of the strategic affairs unit at the Israel/Palestine Center for
Arafat's Coffin Leaves for West Bank Burial
ABC News – USA
of the executive committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization travel to the occupied West Bank and Gaza. compound that was smashed by Israel and raced
All's (relatively) quiet on the West Bank front
Montreal Gazette – Montreal,Quebec,Canada
successors in the Palestine Liberation Organization have been meeting for the past several days with the main armed factions in the West Bank and Gaza to try
Can Palestine be a reality after Arafat's death?:
New Kerala – Ernakulam,Kerala,India
to broker a peace both within Palestinian factions and between Palestine and Israel. before they respond to the unfolding situation in West Bank and Gaza.,5744,11367851%5E28737,00.html
After Arafat
The Australian – Australia
swirling through the Middle East, tiny Palestine, that key Sharon's greater aim, in leaving Gaza, is transparent: he support to the idea that Israel should keep
it very much more complicated for the next leader of Palestine. basically said, we can get out of Gaza; you know it's small and weak and not a threat to Israel.
The Father of Modern Terrorism
CBS News – USA
the Palestinian enclaves of the West Bank and Gaza. … Israel invaded in 1982, inducing Arafat to flee to cell identifying itself as the Palestine Liberation Front
The Dreamer Who Relied on Emotion and Failed to Protect His Own
truthout – Los Angeles,CA,USA
Arafat thought he was being given Palestine – statehood, stamps, a national airline Arafat was being asked to police the West Bank and Gaza on Israel's behalf
Analysis: Post-Arafat picture not so rosy
World Peace Herald – Washington,DC,USA
took over as chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organization Oslo accord, which nominally recognized Israel's right to government on the West Bank and Gaza.


TOM Gross
National Review Online – USA
… The widely read anti-Israel website, the Electronic Intifada, unlike
the BBC Online profile, doesn't shy away from using the word “terrorism”
in its profile…

HUMANITARIAN agencies appeal for $302 million to maintain their…
Electronic Intifada – Chicago,IL,USA
Palestinians are facing their fifth successive year of crisis. Closure
has led to one of the worst recessions in modern history.…

ARAFAT to be recalled for leading Palestinians to accept principle…
Electronic Intifada – Chicago,IL,USA
Reacting to the death of President Yasser Arafat, United Nations Secretary-General
Kofi Annan today said President Arafat will always be remembered for having

Observers see hope in accord for West Bank burial
Boston Globe – Boston,MA,USA
him interred in a remote area of the Gaza Strip. in the face of the massed might of Israel's armed forces capital of the nascent state of Palestine, has largely,1,1437458.story?coll=bal-news-nation
On West Bank streets, grief and disbelief
Baltimore Sun (subscription) – Baltimore,MD,USA
… Israel, meanwhile, sealed the West Bank and Gaza Strip and sent from the three dominant political organizations — the Palestine Liberation Organization
Arafat, the leader and symbol of struggle for Palestinian state
Kansas City Star (subscription) – Kansas City,MO,USA
including the state of Palestine, Israel and other neighbors generation of Palestinians directing the first grass-roots intifada in Gaza and the West Bank.,1,1013240.story?coll=bal-nationworld-headlines
Symbol of Palestinian nationalism was 75
Baltimore Sun (subscription) – Baltimore,MD,USA
then in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, Mr the collapse of peace negotiations with Israel in 2000 the longtime chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organization
The Palestinian territories
Sydney Morning Herald (subscription) – Sydney,New South Wales,Australia
of Palestine. More than half of the Palestinian population fled or were expelled. In the 1967 Arab-Israeli war, Israel occupied the West Bank and Gaza Strip.
Palestinian Leader Yasser Arafat Passes Away At 75
Muslim American Society – Falls Church,VA,USA
Under the plan, Israel will evacuate the Gaza Strip next that progress in relations with Israel and solutions for an independent, democratic Palestine that is
Backgrounder: The Palestinian National Authority (Palestinian Self
Xinhua – Beijing,China
self-rule agreements reached between Israel and the 13 1993, the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) and the to execute self-rulein the Gaza Strip and the,0015002000000000.htm
Leader, dreamer
Hindustan Times – New Delhi,India
checkered headscarf folded in the shape of Palestine before the Arab states in 1964 that sought the destruction of Israel. most of the West Bank and Gaza at a
Arafat leaves a troubled legacy but no doubt that there is a
Christian Science Monitor – Boston,MA,USA
chose a Christian for a wife was reassuring to Palestine's large population state in just the West Bank and Gaza, instead of replacing all of Israel as it
Palestine President Yasser Arafat passes away
GEO – World
Mehmood Kasuri said. Israel slaps security clampdown on the West Bank and the Gaza Strip and reinforced security. Earlier, Arafat's


INTERVIEW: Challenging Camp David mythology, four years on
Electronic Intifada – Chicago,IL,USA
Electronic Intifada: In the interview, Ross claimed that Arafat's greatest
failure was “Camp David and afterwards”. Do you feel…

A letter from Palestine to my fellow Americans
Electronic Intifada – Chicago,IL,USA
… a crowded market? (82 percent of the 3,334 Palestinians killed in the
first four years of the Intifada were civilians. 621 of these…
Arafat to be buried at his West Bank headquarters
San Francisco Chronicle – San Francisco,CA,USA
sides claim Jerusalem as their capital, and Israel fears burying In Gaza City's Square of the Unknown Soldier, young “Yasser Arafat equals Palestine,” said 19
West Bank skeptical of any successor to Arafat
International Herald Tribune – Paris,France
NABLUS, West Bank The only overarching Palestinian leader he for.” The fault, she added, lies with Israel. and chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organization
Possible Arafat successors
CNN International – Atlanta,GA,USA
between the Palestinian territories and Israel in 1994 on the West Bank and Gaza in 1995 69-year-old secretary-general of the Palestine Liberation Organization
End of the Arafat Era
The Daily Star – Bangladesh
… Israel has confiscated 24 percent of the West Bank and Gaza and 89 But the US has just done that for Israel! The Palestine situation has turned critical.,1,6089440.story?coll=la-headlines-world
Voters May Not Have a Say on Who Succeeds Arafat
Los Angeles Times (subscription) – Los Angeles,CA,USA
fill Arafat's role as chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organization movement in the West Bank and Gaza Strip leader who is imprisoned in Israel in connection
'Final hours' for Arafat
Sydney Morning Herald (subscription) – Sydney,New South Wales,Australia
top officials from the Arafat's Palestine Liberation Organisation … Israel will permit Israeli Arabs and West Bank … a small group VIPs from the Gaza Strip will be,1,1015543.story?coll=bal-oped-headlines
A chance for Bush to push for Mideast peace
Baltimore Sun (subscription) – Baltimore,MD,USA
to convene direct negotiations between Israel and Palestine aimed at Mr. Sharon's plan to unilaterally withdraw from Gaza makes clear, Israel will have
Focus: The Post-Arafat Palestinian Authority – Baden-Baden,Germany
Nadia Hijab, with the Palestine Center in Washington, outlines Middle East peace).” But, as before, Israel also insists and violence in the West Bank and Gaza.
The Farcical Demise of the World's Longest-Reigning Terrorist
New York Sun (subscription) – New York,NY,USA
Arafat forever gracing the Holy City, Israel's justice minister he is a founder of the Palestine Liberation Organization Mr. Arafat to the West Bank and Gaza.
Groups Fear Canada Tilting to Israel
Inter Press Service (subscription) – World
generally blames both sides for the violence in the Israel-Palestine conflict. the group called the “disputed territories” of the West Bank and Gaza.

PALESTINIANS to continue struggle
Electronic Intifada – Chicago,IL,USA
Palestinian Authority officials and opposition leaders have vowed to safeguard
national unity in the wake of leader Yasir Arafat's death.…

PHOTO diary: Olive harvest in Lower Yanoun
Electronic Intifada – Chicago,IL,USA
Saturday was perfect olive picking weather for the uninitiated – not too
hot, with puffy white clouds passing through the blue sky to protect us
from the sun.…

Arafat to be buried in West Bank amid wranglings
SABC News – Auckland Park,South Africa
interior minister and security chief in Gaza without an 1948 after the establishment of the state of Israel. Arafat fled Palestine and settled in Cairo, Egypt
Arafat Near Death But his Leadership Refuses to Pull the Plug
Scotland on Sunday – Edinburgh,Scotland,UK
… Israel has ruled out a burial in Jerusalem or the court in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, did the deputy chairman of Arafat's Palestine Liberation Organisation
Key Events in Yasser Arafat's Life
The Scotsman – Edinburgh,Scotland,UK
congress in Prague and secures membership for Palestine. 2001: After three suicide bombings, Israel destroys Arafat s three helicopters in Gaza City, grounding
Israeli Troops Kill Two in Gaza
Kansas City Star (subscription) – Kansas City,MO,USA
rocket into an open area in southern Israel and attacked Also, a loud explosion rocked Gaza City. Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine, a militant
The Bag of Aeolus
Media Monitors Network – USA
poorest, bloodiest, most oppressed part of Palestine, will be then there's Hamas, whose strength is greatest in Gaza. the same for any pro-Israel, pro-American,1039150
Palestinians, Israelis apprehensive, fearful
Quad City Times – Davenport,IA,USA
His policies regarding the West Bank and Gaza were terrible. of Muscatine, Iowa, a native of Palestine who is A lot of people, and especially Israel and other
EU and US Heads of State Will Not Attend Arafat's Funeral
Dar Al-Hayat – Saudi Arabia
Security officials said Israel would allow Arab dignitaries Israeli airspace from Jordan to Gaza, and permit you say Arafat you mean Palestine,” said English
Palestinians worry about the fate of PLO funds
International Herald Tribune – Paris,France
as a new exile, especially with Israel threatening to For a decade, the Palestine Liberation Organization received about a retired PLO financier in Gaza and a
Yasser Arafat at the End of His Lies
New York Sun (subscription) – New York,NY,USA
at all prior to his entry into Gaza as head claiming to have fought with Arab troops in Palestine when he first guerrilla raids of the Fatah into Israel in 1965
Fourth Committee takes up report on Israeli practices in occupied
Electronic Intifada – Chicago,IL,USA
between the West Bank and the Gaza Strip and for reflected that the occupying Power in Palestine and in aggressive and provocative actions by Israel during the

First hearing Supreme Court in political speech case, Azmi Bishara
Electronic Intifada – Chicago,IL,USA
At 9 am on Monday 8 November 2004, the Supreme Court of Israel will hold its first hearing on a petition filed by Adalah on behalf of Member of Knesset (MK) Dr

THE End of the Arafat Era
Electronic Intifada – Chicago,IL,USA
… serious stroke. By 1987, the intifada erupted and Palestinian aspirations
once again percolated to international attention. What…

THE Guardian of Zionism: The “Liberal” Press and its Missing…
Electronic Intifada – Chicago,IL,USA
In Britain, the recent publication of Glasgow University Media Group's
book 'Bad News from Israel' has again highlighted the depth of ignorance
around the…
First hearing Supreme Court in political speech case, Azmi Bishara
Electronic Intifada – Chicago,IL,USA
At 9 am on Monday 8 November 2004, the Supreme Court of Israel will hold its first hearing on a petition filed by Adalah on behalf of Member of Knesset (MK) Dr,5744,11327914%255E2703,00.html
Arafat's wife claims his men want him dead
The Australian – Australia
Nabil Shaath and acting Palestine Liberation Organisation funeral, however, continue, with Israel strongly favouring a burial in Gaza, and pledging
'They are trying to bury Arafat alive'
Mail & Guardian Online (subscription) – Johannesburg,South Africa
came after Mohammed Dahlan, a former Gaza security chief who Clinton in 1999, she accused Israel of using was the arrival of Palestine Liberation Organisation
PLO Aides Change Course and Travel to See Arafat
New York Times – New York,NY,USA
including Mr. Arafat's deputy in the Palestine Liberation Organization … Israel is preparing for a possible escalation of in the West Bank and Gaza after the
Arafat's feats are a tribute to his greatness
Taipei Times – Taipei,Taiwan
had the mandate to run Palestine, and the accepted document that clearly specifies Gaza's borders, provides Otherwise Israel's attempts to turn the West Bank …,00050004.htm
Israel prepares for Gaza funeral for Arafat, as top Palestinians
Hindustan Times – New Delhi,India
Abbas – Arafat's deputy in the Palestine Liberation Organization adviser Jibril Rajoub told Israel's Channel Two Mohammed Dahlan, a former Gaza security chief
Will a Gaza “Hamas-stan” Become a Future Al-Qaeda Sanctuary? – Jerusalem,Israel
branch of the Muslim Brotherhood in the Gaza Strip. focused primarily on the “liberation of Palestine,” a clear euphemism for the destruction of Israel.
Arafat Alive, But in Complex State
truthout – Los Angeles,CA,USA
and Abbas, Arafat's deputy in the Palestine Liberation Organization from launching terrorist attacks in Israel in the in the West Bank and Gaza, a government
Terrorism's little helper
Fort Wayne News Sentinel – Fort Wayne,IN,USA
his people as Arafat, who became chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organization. for Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza Strip on Israel's borders
Bush's re-election raises questions about Mideast peace process
Kansas City Star (subscription) – Kansas City,MO,USA
to withdraw all settlers from Gaza without coordinating on the Palestinian side, Israel's room for as general secretary of the Palestine Liberation Organization
Ray Hanania: Yasser Arafat's Legacy Remains Heroic
Palestine Chronicle
… Palestine Israel conflict and Arafat supported it. It's the Israelis who do not. It is a compromise that demands the return of the Gaza Strip, the West Bank …

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