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Daily News Analysis

From ICC to ICJ and back to ‘International Legality’

Crescent International

Jumada' al-Akhirah 22, 14452024-01-04


Saudi-Israel Normalization Unlikely To Materialize

Zafar Bangash

Rabi' al-Awwal 16, 14452023-10-01

Amid the US-Israel generated hype about normalization of relations with Saudi Arabia, the plan does not seem to be heading for fruition any time soon. Whether the Saudis will be able hold out on their demands, however, is a caveat. Only time will tell whether it succeeds.


Darkness over Gaza


Shawwal 07, 14382017-07-01

The besieged enclave of Gaza has been plunged into darkness as a result of Israel’s cutting off electricity to the two million people bottled up there.


PA’s betrayal of Palestinian rights

Zafar Bangash

Safar 27, 14322011-02-01

The release of more than 1,600 secret documents by al-Jazeera TV on January 23 pertaining to complete surrender by the Palestinian Authority (PA) negotiators has confirmed what people have known all along.


US and Israel preparing for another attempt to impose surrender on the Palestinians

Crescent International

Shawwal 20, 14282007-11-01

In recent years, the long story of the Palestinian struggle has been punctuated by meetings, conferences and summits of various kinds between Israeli and Palestinian officials, usually mediated by international leaders or institutions. Yet there was a time, only a few years ago, when it was assumed that everything could be sorted out if only the two sides could be persuaded to sit together and talk. Then, the great object of all the politicking was to persuade the leaders of the two sides to come together and, it was assumed, listen to what each other had to say.


The Palestinian struggle: from nationalism to Islamic movement and intifada

Crescent International

Dhu al-Hijjah 01, 14262006-01-01

In October, Crescent International (South Africa) issued a booklet called The Struggle for Al-Quds to mark Yaum al-Quds 1426AH. Here we publish an adaptation of the second part of this booklet, focusing on the evolution of the Palestinian liberation movement. The first part, focusing on the problem of Israel and the threat to al-Quds, was published in the last issue of Crescent International.

Special Reports

Elections without civil institutions and national consensus

Mustafa Jalal

Dhu al-Hijjah 21, 14252005-02-01

In a region that is crying out for political change, two key countries are beginning 2005 with elections. Palestinians elected a new president on January 9, while Iraqis are due to elect a National Assembly on January 30 (after Crescent goes to press).

Occupied Arab World

Factors behind the Palestinian challenge to Yasser Arafat

Mustafa Jalal

Rajab 16, 14252004-09-01

The state of insecurity and political conflict that occurred in the Ghazzah Strip last July is regarded by most observers as a dangerous development in the Palestinian situation, and as a threat to the international and regional status of the Palestinian cause...

Occupied Arab World

Arafat survives another challenge in Palestine

Crescent International

Jumada' al-Akhirah 14, 14252004-08-01

Yasser Arafat survived the latest, and perhaps greatest, challenge to his authority in Ghazzah last month, when Palestinian prime minister Ahmed Qurei withdrew his resignation on July 27...

Occupied Arab World

Palestinians still suffering as politicians talk about a spurious ‘peace’

Ahmad Musa

Jumada' al-Akhirah 03, 14242003-08-01

Israeli authorities announced on July 27 that they will release 500 Palestinian prisoners, including 100 associated with the Hamas and Islamic Jihad Islamic movements, as a goodwill gesture towards the Palestinian Authority (PA), to facilitate the progress of the ‘road map’ peace plan.

Occupied Arab World

Agreements between Israel and Palestinian Authority make no difference for ordinary Palestinians

Zafar Bangash

Jumada' al-Akhirah 23, 14232002-09-01

The ink on the agreement signed by Israeli defence minister Benny Ben-Eliezer with the Palestinian Authority (PA) was not even dry when the agreement was sabotaged. Ben-Eliezer said that it would be put on hold for several weeks because there was still a “potential” for Palestinian violence in the West Bank. ..

Occupied Arab World

Possible scenarios for Palestine after Arafat

Nasr Salem

Jumada' al-Ula' 06, 14232002-07-16

In his speech on June 24, which purported to chart a policy for the Middle East, US president George W Bush left no doubt that he wanted to see Yasser Arafat removed from the presidency of the Palestinian Authority (PA).

Occupied Arab World

Barak’s election greeted with joy by the authors of Palestine’s betrayal

B Nafi

Rabi' al-Awwal 02, 14201999-06-16

Unprecedented political euphoria engulfed the Middle East and western political circles during the days before the Israeli general elections, and as Ehud Barak’s strong victory over Benjamin Netanyahu unfolded. Despite the war in the Balkans, major international news networks, including CNN, BBC World Service...

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