By Abdel Bari Atwan
Seven bullets fired by a Lebanese soldier across the border with Israel killed an IDF soldier this week. Israel responded by cordoning off the border immediately, for fear of escalation.
The shooting came as a timely reminder that Israel is still the enemy. That the enemy is in the al-Aqsa Mosque compound and other Arab territories including the Syrian Golan Heights and the Shaba’a farms. This enemy is the same one who invaded southern Lebanon in
No western government has yet afforded Palestinians any support in their struggle for justice
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The memorial service for Nelson Mandela last week became, for many of the world leaders who attended, a diplomatic opportunity, laced with amnesia and hypocrisy.
Mourning Mandela was ‘the right thing’ to do, hence the presence of British Prime Minister