A voter registration office was opened in the Gaza Strip by the political rivals Hamas and Fatah last week, bringing the region one step forward toward presidential and parliamentary elections. These are set to happen later this spring, and we could see once more the two rivals pit against each other in a democratic process.
With the ousting of Hosni Mubarak in February, Israel's relations with Egypt have been turned on their head. It is a game of waiting. Will a treaty between
Glenn Beck will be holding a major rally in Israel in August. He said recently:
â€œThings in Israel are going to get badâ€¦itâ€™s only a matter of timeâ€¦They are going
Of Hamas Last Tuesday, Fatah and Hamas signed a preliminary unity deal with Hamas and 11 other factions in Egypt. This happened one day after Hamas mourned the eradication
Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, two months ago, forced out of office by rioters, says he is willing to cooperate with any investigation to prove he did not
Good for Lebanon. Hundreds of demonstrators gathered in Beirut on Sunday to protest their country's sectarian political system. Copping a sentiment ubiquitous now throughout the Middle East, protesters chanted,
Editor-in-Chief of the Jerusalem Post, David Horovitz, gave a 100 second video monologue on Thursday on the JPost website, emphasizing that "Israel wants to be joined in
"â€¦In its formative decades the government of Israel was almost indistinguishable from the party of Labor."Wrote Time Magazine's Karl Vick of Ehud Barak's departure from Labor. He continued:
The blues are catchy, I know. Usually, make me wanna take out my harmonica and blow along with the poetry of oppression. Usually, but not today. Not here.
It is not important how I vote. I feel that all political parties in Israel have positive and negative aspects of their platforms, from which one can draw
Journalists The international press freedom organization, Reporters Without Borders, has claimed that Palestinian journalists are victims of:
"Collateral damage in the years-long conflict,between the Fatah and Gaza factions.
Kicking the Ball Against the Wall On Tuesday, The Palestinian Ministry of Foreign Affairs was chagrined by the cancellation of the scheduled soccer match between the Palestinian National Soccer
Many democratic governments have a Labor Party. It usually follows a left-wing ideology, supporting such causes as trade unions. Most of these governments are aligned in the
The Israeli Government and the IDF coordinated the delivery of a variety of Humanitarian Aid and Development Assistance to the civilian population in the Gaza Strip, whose dire
Rafal Betlejewski, a Polish performance artist burned down a barn in the central region of the country in a commemoration of the July, 1941 Jedwabne incident. In this