JONATHAN COOK; It’s looking increasingly likely that Yasser Arafat was poisoned with polonium. So what’s been the result of his ‘removal’?
MAI ABDUL RAHMAN: The hope has long since disappeared. Since the assassination of Yitzhak Rabin Israel has pursued a relentless course.
PHILIP WEISS: ‘Why is our reputation so poor?’ asks Israel’s ambassador to the U.S. Where do we start?
STEVE ROYSTON: “When we enter Jerusalem, you will be surrounded by people who will try to take your money. I know these people…”
OMAR AL ISSAWI: The latest round of sectarian strife in Egypt is not about sectarian confrontation. It is about ignorance.
JONATHAN COOK: “There is clearly a policy to push Palestinians out of Jerusalem to reduce what is called here the Palestinian demographic threat…”