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  • Palestinians mark their 1948 displacement (AP pushes the lie)

    05/15/2014 4:35:14 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 16 replies
    Associated Press ^ | May 15, 2014 6:00 AM EDT | Mohammed Daraghmeh
    Palestinians marched in the West Bank and Gaza on Thursday to commemorate their displacement in the 1948 Mideast war that followed the establishment of the state of Israel. Sirens wailed at noon in Ramallah and elsewhere across the West Bank for 66 seconds to symbolize the number of years since the “Nakba,” or “catastrophe” in Arabic—the term Palestinians use to describe their defeat and displacement in the war. Israel overcame the armies of surrounding Arab states as well as local Arabs who attacked after the Jewish state was declared on May 15, 1948. […] “It is time for the leaders...
  • We Wait

    08/13/2011 11:30:07 PM PDT · by Ari Bussel · 5 replies
    We Wait By Ari Bussel "Just behold and guard very carefully not to forget the things your eyes have seen so they do not leave your heart all the days of your life, and inform them to your sons and to the sons of your sons." Deuteronomy 4:9 When good people do nothing... What is a person to do, singlehandedly prevent the war to destroy Israel? How about to know one’s history and be able to separate some basic facts from fiction? First, we were taught it was the “Israeli-Arab Conflict.” How ingenious to reverse the order, putting Israel first,...
  • Kazakhstani Veteran of the 1973 Arab-Israeli War

    07/23/2005 2:27:54 AM PDT · by struwwelpeter · 1 replies · 740+ views
    Noviy Vestnik (New Herald) Karaganda, Kazakhstan ^ | July 20th, 2005 | Sergey Tereshchenko
    Original title: "Egyptian"Karagandan took part in the last Arab-Israeli war Karaganda resident Danakan Nurgaliev is a man with a rare history. He is the only one in our city with the rights and benefits of a soldier-internationalist, though he was never in Afghanistan. Danakan Kasymovich did his duty in a country a bit further away - in Egypt, during the Arab-Israeli war of 1973. "I was born in the Taldykurganskaya district in 1952," Danakan said. "When called up for military service, I was sent first to Amur, in the air defense forces. After about a half-year they sent us through...
  • The Arab-Israeli War and the Albanians: A Vision Of The Arab-Israeli Conflict Results

    05/07/2003 9:51:52 AM PDT · by Destro · 7 replies · 330+ views ^ | 2003/05/07 16:28 GMT | Mohammed Al-Arnaout 2003/05/07 16:28 GMT A Vision Of The Arab-Israeli Conflict Results Mohammed Al-Arnaout Al-Hayat 2007/05/07 The Albanian news channel is currently airing an exclusive biography of King Zog (former Albanian King Zog). This documentary is rich in information and documents being publicized for the first time, thanks to King Hussein Salmani’s private escort who had preserved him, after having accompanied the king in all his activities. This diary shows valuable information not only about Albania, but also about the Balkan countries, the Middle East and the relations between the East and the West. In fact, Ahmed Zog reached the throne...
  • Lessons From Sri Lanka

    08/06/2002 9:50:04 PM PDT · by liberallarry · 2 replies · 211+ views
    New York Times ^ | August 6, 2002 | THOMAS L. FRIEDMAN
    OLOMBO, Sri Lanka — It's often forgotten that while suicide bombing started in the Middle East, the people who perfected suicide as a weapon of war were the Tamil Tigers militia here in Sri Lanka, the island-state off the southern tip of India. In the last decade, Tamil suicide bombers, many of them women, killed some 1,500 people, including an Indian prime minister and a Sri Lankan president. And in a bizarre twist, the Tigers filmed many of their suicide bombings to show and motivate their troops. But since last December a cease-fire between the Tigers — who have been...