Calling it the “crime of the century”, the Palestinians say that finding out who killed Yasser Arafat is a national and moral responsibility. Two reports into the death of the former leader have determined that Arafat did not die of disease or old age, but the reports do not agree on what was responsible for his death. Al Jazeera‘s Nisreen El-Shamayleh reports from Ramallah.
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Shortages in Gaza are not new. But for weeks now there’s been a new challenge -fuel supplies are running out. The tunnels widely used to smuggle goods are being shut down by the Egyptian military.
Miko Peled was born in Jersusalem into a famous and influential Israeli Zionist family. His father was a famous General in the Israeli Army, of which Miko also served his time. When Miko’s niece was killed by Palestinian suicide bombers, you may have expected the family to put Palestinians at fault, but surprisingly they blamed the state of Israel, and their violent torturing and persecution for driving people to such sadness that they would take their own lives. Continue reading ‘An honest Israeli Jew tells the real truth about Israel’
As Palestine refugees face an increasingly dire situation in Syria, some have made their way to the Gaza Strip, as Yousef Al-Helou finds in this video report for The Real News. Palestinian refugees who fled the Syrian civil war are split. Some support Assad, the others support the opposition