Posts Tagged ‘ Palestine ’

The Second Coming

Jul 24th, 2014 | By | Category: Latest, World

Turning and turning in the widening gyre The falcon cannot hear the falconer; Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world, The blood-dimmed tide is loosed, and everywhere The ceremony of innocence is drowned; The best lack all conviction, while the worst Are full of passionate intensity.                                                                         –W.B. […]

Israel’s Zionist Foundation and Expansionist Dream – A Short History

Jul 16th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured, history, Latest, World

‘At Basel, I founded the Jewish State. If I said it out loud today, I would be answered by universal laughter. Perhaps in five years, and certainly in fifty, everyone will know it.’[1] ~ (Theodor Herzl writes in his diary about Basel Zionist Conference, 1897 where Zionism was officially coined) The birth of the State […]

Israel Has a Right to Defend Itself

Nov 23rd, 2012 | By | Category: Latest, Religion, World

“Israel has a right to defend itself just like a burglar has, who busts open someone else’s house, not for theft but for invasion, expelling the residents out with force, with a ‘superpower’ fully supporting his actions. Even if the burglar has the most sophisticated weapons, the children of the house fighting for their right […]

Gaza Bleeds

Nov 23rd, 2012 | By | Category: Latest, Social, World

Israel destroyed in few days what Palestinians built in years. But this War proved one thing __ Israel is not unconquerable. Israel has used its full military power but wasn’t able to defeat the hearts and minds of people of Gaza. Even after such a heavy destruction, the people of Palestine are steadfast and pursuing […]

Heroes of Gaza – III

May 30th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest, Lauren Booth's Diary, World

Thanks to a Manchester Masjid’s fund raising in the UK, the children now have shoes footballs, table tennis kits, new tracksuits for the boys and the father. The girls have a new abaya each. The mothers are given tapestry and sewing materials to teach the girls the beloved Palestinian artistry of sewing. The family has […]

Heroes of Gaza – II

May 28th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest, Lauren Booth's Diary, World

I, a stranger here in Beit Hanoun, walk down this road at dusk. Every window with a face in offers me ‘Salam.’ The doorway of the sole shop has a family sitting in it, I wave. ‘Assalamu Alaykum’, they shout at me – cheerily. Yes cheerily, I feel the lump in my throat that I […]

Heroes of Gaza – I

May 27th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest, Lauren Booth's Diary, World

I write this from a freezing, dark hostel room in the centre of Gaza. This area is now in a twelve hour blackout, so there will be no hot water to shower with this morning and no internet. After three days here, I feel, dirty, tired and emotionally wrung out. Yet, I know that in […]

Rachel Never Died

Mar 16th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest, World

Rachel Corrie, beautiful soul, born in Olympia, Washington was no ordinary child, no ordinary 23 year old student and no ordinary human being. And people, who are extraordinary, never die. They live for ever in the hearts and minds of their followers. They give direction to many and because of them, hope never dies. Because […]

The vital lessons from Khader Adnan story

Feb 28th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest, World

Khader Adnan was no stranger to “administrative detention” or rather imprisonment without trial by the Israelis. On this occasion however, the Israeli legal system may have regretted taking such a step. After all, how could they anticipate the up and coming, heroic and very long 66 day hunger strike that Adnan embarked upon? Israel was […]

Balkanization of Sudan

Jul 12th, 2011 | By | Category: Latest, World

As balkanization of big empires and large states began in 19th century following the decolonization of Western powers in Asian and African region, it still continues to occur in 21st century but with different tactics and through indirect interference. In 19th century Mughal Empire in South Asia and Ottoman Empire, spread over Middle East, West […]