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Authoritarian, corrupt and unfit for purpose: President Abbas and the Palestinian Authority denounced in letter to Arab League and EU

By: Duncan Thomas – ForMENA President Abbas’ and the Palestinian Authority’s (PA) long-fomenting crisis of legitimacy has reached new levels, with representatives of three hundred and fifty unpaid public-sector employees denouncing the administration in a scathing letter sent to the … Continue reading

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The war of salaries

Israel decided, as an immediate response, to President Abbas going to the UN Security Council and then to sign the membership application to join some international treaties, not to transfer tax revenues to the authority budget, which is considered the … Continue reading

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A View From Gaza: 3 Days Too Late

Gaza, (Pal. Telegraph)– An agreement between Hamas and the Palestinian Authority has been signed in order to partially solve the fuel issue. The agreement was true and the crisis was partially solved. Fuel has been entering Gaza Strip in an … Continue reading

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99 Things I Hate

1. I hate that electricity is cut for 8 hours. 2. I hate the noise of the guys-only wedding parties in the middle of the night in the middle of the street. 3. I hate the slow yet very expensive … Continue reading

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When There’s No Clear Reason

“Nakba” (Arabic for catastrophe) refers to the events in 1948, when two-thirds of the Palestinian population were forcibly displaced from their land. Over sixty years on, Palestinian refugees are the world’s largest refugee population. To date, the international community has … Continue reading

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