Tag archive for ‘Yasser Arafat’
Uri Avnery On Friday, June 1st, 2018

Uri Avnery: OH, GAZA. Strong as death is love

OH, GAZA. Strong as death is love. I loved Gaza. That is a play on words. The Biblical Song of Songs says that love is strong as death. Strong in Hebrew is Aza. Aza is also the Hebrew name of Gaza. I have spent More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, January 24th, 2018

Israel’s War tools: Assassination with Exploding Phones and Poisoned Toothpaste

  In its 70 years of existence, Israel has used assassination in the place of war. For instance, the Jewish state killing half a dozen Iranian nuclear scientists, rather than launching a military attack, More...

Nevo Ziv On Monday, January 8th, 2018

How the Mossad and I took on terrorist organizations’ funding channels

He is known in the world as “the Lebanese Madoff,” but 10 years ago he was still called Salah Ezz al-Din: A rich businessman closely associated with Hezbollah. How close? He owned the publishing house of More...

Uri Avnery On Saturday, November 11th, 2017

Uri Avnery: Two Meetings

  DURING THE last few days, I met with two old friends: Yasser Arafat and Yitzhak Rabin. Well, the term “friends” may not quite be appropriate. Certainly, Arafat called me “my friend” More...

Ronen Bergman On Friday, November 4th, 2016

The KGB’s Middle East Files: Palestinians in the service of Mother Russia

The Soviet navy’s reconnaissance ship Kursograf was speeding through the waves on a moonless night in March 1970, making its way to the rendezvous point. Two weeks earlier, Marshal Dmitry Ustinov, More...

Uri Avnery On Friday, September 30th, 2016

Uri Avnery: Abu-Mazen’s Balance Sheet

MAHMOUD ABBAS was not present at my first meeting with Yasser Arafat during the siege of Beirut in the First Lebanon War. That was, it may be remembered, the first meeting ever between Arafat and an Israeli. Some More...

Uri Avnery On Friday, October 9th, 2015

Uri Avnery: Leader without Glory

I FIRST met Mahmoud Abbas in Tunis at the beginning of 1983. I knew that he was responsible for the Israel desk in the PLO leadership. Said Hamami and Issam Sartawi, the PLO delegates with whom I had been in More...

Associated Press On Sunday, November 9th, 2014

Hamas forces cancellation of Arafat rally in Gaza 

The Hamas militant group forced the cancellation Sunday of a memorial on the 10th anniversary of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat’s death, underscoring the lingering tensions with the rival Fatah movement More...

Uri Avnery On Friday, October 3rd, 2014

Two Speeches

                                IF I could choose between the two rhetorical gladiators, I would rather have Mahmoud Abbas representing Israel and Netanyahu representing the other side. Abbas More...

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