Posts Tagged “Mahmoud Abbas”

Yalla Peace: Palestinian financial problems

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Yalla Peace: Palestinian financial problems By RAY HANANIA 05/22/2012 JERUSALEM POST Recently, Israel has withheld large sums of funds from the Palestinians, putting the daily lives of more than 174,000 Palestinian government employees in peril. Much is made of the fact that the late president Yasser Arafat controlled billions in funds that were used to…

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Yalla Peace: Hope for peace at a roadblock

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Yalla Peace: Hope for peace at a roadblock

Yalla Peace: Hope for peace at a roadblock By RAY HANANIA02/14/2012 JERUSALEM POST Israeli and Palestinian leaders refuse to take the steps necessary to make peace. It’s almost become normal for Palestinians and Israelis who support peace to find themselves at the same old roadblock, going nowhere fast. The only things moving are the extremists…

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Avoid the misunderstandings to get to Palestinian-Israeli peace

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Avoid the misunderstandings to get to Palestinian-Israeli peace By Ray Hanania-– When Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas at the White House with President Obama, they were careful not to make fun of Obama, whose popularity is lower than his bow to the king of Saudi Arabia. Netanyahu didn’t ask Obama if he…

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07-17-09 Aljazeera kicked out of West Bank exposes issues

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Aljazeera Arabic under siege in West Bank and in its editorial offices By Ray Hanania — Aljazeera Arabic became the first television station to broadcast balanced news about the Middle East, but over the years its editorial staff has expanded to include several people who are less about journalism and more about partisan political activism,…

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HANANIA: Arabs driven by biases that mirror Israeli biases, For Immediate Release, March 16, 2008

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Arabs driven by biases that mirror Israeli biases By Ray Hanania — Last month, Hamas terrorists fired rockets into Israel and killed an Israeli girl. The attack provoked a massive response from Israel which claimed to target Hamas militants but ended up killing dozens of Palestinian civilians. Palestinians, Muslims and Arabs roundly condemned the Israeli…

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HANANIA: US Presidents and the last minute push for peace, For Immediate Release, 01-09-08

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U.S. Presidents and the drive for Middle East peace By Ray Hanania — What is it about Presidents who wait until the last minute to try and achieve peace in the Middle East? President George W. Bush is in Jerusalem meeting with Israelis and Palestinians to help nudge the latest generation of the “peace process”…

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