Category Archives: Biography

>PFLP salutes the great leader Ahmed Hussein Abu Maher Yamani on his passing

> With great grief, the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, its Central Committee, Political Bureau, and General Secretary Ahmad Sa’adat, announced the loss of the great Palestinian leader Ahmed Hussein “Abu Maher” Al-Yamani on January 3, 2010. Comrade … Continue reading

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>Farewell Abu Maher: Palaestine Lost Ahmad Alyamani, Another Great Historical Leader

> أبو ماهر اليماني .. يعـود إلى سـمحاتا طلال سلمان … ولما أيقن «أبو ماهر اليماني» أن الموت وحده هو طريق العودة إلى فلسطين مشى نائماً إليها. لكأنه استبق المزيد من الكوارث العربية التي كانت في طريقها لالتهام الغد العربي: … Continue reading

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Injured Workers Man Battered Services

By Eva Bartlett Mohammed Zidan lost his right leg to Israeli shelling during the 2008-2009 Israeli war on Gaza.Credit:Eva Bartlett/IPS GAZA CITY, Aug 9, 2010 (IPS) – Outside the battered Civil Defence station in northern Gaza’s Jabalia region, Mohammed Zidan, … Continue reading

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Ayatollah Sayyed Fadlullah: A Life of Jihad and Knowledge

04/07/2010 Sayyed Mohammad Hussein Fadlullah was born in Iraq’s holy city of Al-Najaf on November 16, 1935 /1354H. He was raised and educated by his father who greatly influenced the life and thought of his son. His father Sayyed Abdul … Continue reading

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Bereaved Gaza astronomer opens up the heavens

Rami Almeghari writing from , The Electronic Intifada, 4 May 2010 Suleiman Baraka stargazing in Gaza. (Amjad Hammad) As the sun set on a clear evening in Gaza City, Suleiman Baraka was setting up his telescope on the rooftop of … Continue reading

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Back in Palestine

Mazin Qumsiyeh for The continuing saga of a Palestinian Professor who angered Israeli’s by attending a peace demonstration, and visiting a local settlement to assess environmental health impacts. This is the day of the protest; the Israeli soldier on … Continue reading

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Remembering Al-Hakim George Habash: A Revolutionary Life, a tribute to the great Palestinian Arab leade

Goerge Habash is dead: the revolutionary ascetic.Posted by As’ad I was very sad all day today. I would feel my tears on my face every time I would see his pictures on Arab TV stations which reported on his death. … Continue reading

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Book review: A Palestinian century in a poet’s life

Electronic IntifadaMya Guarnieri, The Electronic Intifada, 20 November 2009 My Happiness Bears No Relation to Happiness bills itself as “A Poet’s Life in the Palestinian Century.” To better understand Adina Hoffman’s biography of the Palestinian poet Taha Muhammad Ali, however, … Continue reading

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Memories of an Anti-Zionist Jew

Link I received the text which follows from Ms. Hanna Braun, who is now 82 years old. She was born to a jewish family from Germany, a family which emigrated to Palestine in 1937 due to the increasing animosity against … Continue reading

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Tony: Based on the regional alliance proposed by Assad, expect joint Syrian-Iraqi-Turkish-Israeli-U.S.-Iranian military exercises pretty soon?

Link By Mary Rizzo • Oct 11th, 2009 at 12:41 • Category: Biography, Mary’s Choice, Newswire, Opinions and Letters, War English translation: Machetera In an unusual decision, the Norwegian Nobel Committee put an end to seven months of searching among … Continue reading

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