When Palestinian leader Yassar Arafat fell dangerously ill, Israeli prime minister Ariel Sharon was worried enough about being blamed for his death to release him from the Israeli blockade in Ramallah to be flown to France for treatment. Sharon fears that should Arafat suddenly die, Palestinian mass grieving will spill...

The speakers at Monday’s demonstration , held in Tel Aviv, in support of withdrawal from Gaza were not radical ones - actually they gave unconditional support to Sharon’s disengagement plan.

"Qassam" rockets, terror attacks, devastation, bloodshed… Can the "Disengagement Plan" bring the end of the Israeli-Palestinian bloodbath any closer?

On the night of Thursday, October 7, around 10 PM, an explosion shook the Hilton Taba hotel, located in the Sinai Peninsula, only a short distance from Egypt’s border with Israel.

During the recent years, while the municipal councils served as the main target of the budget cuts and massive redundancies, they were given new authority and responsibilities. Starting about a year and a half ago, the municipal councils began to collapse, one by one, under the weight of budget cuts from central...

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