Posts Tagged “Yasser Arafat”

Oslo and the peace process were never really the problem

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Oslo and the peace process were never really the problem

Oslo and the peace process were never really the problem Critics who assert that the Oslo Peace Accords failed because they were flawed are actually the extremists who engaged in a campaign to block the success of the Oslo Peace Accords. The very people attacking the Oslo Peace Accords and the Two-State Solution are the…

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Israel’s rejection of Arafat Street reflects rejection of peace

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Israel’s rejection of Arafat Street reflects rejection of peace

Israel’s rejection of Arafat Street reflects rejection of peace Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stepped in this past week to force residents of an Israeli city consisting of mostly Muslim and Christian Palestinians to remove a street sign etected to honor the late Palestinian President Yasir Arafat. Click here to read Ray Hanania’s column on this…

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Israel’s uneasy relationship with apartheid

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Israel’s uneasy relationship with apartheid

Israel’s uneasy relationship with apartheid Saudi Gazette Sunday, December 15, 2013 11:31 PM By RAY HANANIA Nothing brandishes the apartheid label on Israel’s discriminatory policies more than the failure of its right-wing Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, to attend the funeral of the anti-apartheid leader, Nelson Mandela. Mandela was no saint, but saints make terrible champions…

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An Arab-Jewish Thanksgiving

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An Arab-Jewish Thanksgiving

An Arab-Jewish Thanksgiving Saudi Gazette, Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013 By RAY HANANIA One of my favorite times in my home is Thanksgiving, the day Americans commemorate the taking of America from the Native Americans, but with a more positive spin that favors them. Native Americans were called “Indians” and were the original inhabitants of the…

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Saving Palestine: Part 2

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Saving Palestine: Part 2 Saudi Gazette Saturday, June 29, 2013 By RAY HANANIA Last week I explained why the question of Palestine is so screwed up. Now I’ll explain how Palestinians can get their lives back, if they have good leaders, and the extremist activists can be silenced. If the years of failure have proven…

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J Street’s failures

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J Street’s failures Saudi Gazette Sunday, June 16, 2013 By Ray Hanania There is no doubt that Israel has been a major contributor to the collapse of the peace process. Worse though is the fact that “moderate” American Jewish organizations, like J Street founded in 2008 to promote a peaceful solution to the Arab-Israeli conflict,…

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Call Israel what you will, but in the end it will be Palestine

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Call Israel what you will, but in the end it will be Palestine

Call Israel what you will, but in the end it will be Palestine Saudi Gazette Newspaper Sunday, February 03, 2013 12:38 AM By RAY HANANIA It will be 20 years this September that Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat and Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin shook hands at a peace signing on the south lawn of the…

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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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HANANIA: Olmert predicament could be chance for real peace, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, August 1, 2008

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Olmert’s predicament could be chance for peace By Ray Hanania — Besieged Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert announced he will not seek re-election in the face of a growing wave of criminal investigations that have targeted his government conduct. Olmert is expected to remain in office until elections are held later this year, but his…

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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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