Israel-Palestine News Compiler

Ilan Pappe: A big thank you

Posted in 1 by beyondtheborder on September 5, 2009

Today was a unique day in the history of media coverage and discussion in Israel. All the electronic agencies, radio and television alike, discussed the occupation and the oppression of the Palestinians and more importantly, the possible price tag attached to it. It lasted only for 12 hours and tomorrow the obedient Israeli media will return to parrot the governmental new message to the masses that the “conflict” has ended and is about to be solved. On the one hand, you already have happy-go-lucky Palestinians in the West Bank (see the latest reports by Thomas Friedman in The New York Times and Ari Shavit in Haaretz). And on the other, alas, those who opted out from the blissful new reality: the oppressed Palestinians who still live under Hamas’ dictatorship in the Gaza Strip.

For full article, visit http://electronicintifada.net/v2/article10752.shtml

Kazakh minister arrested in Israeli arms sales bribe case

Posted in Internal Israeli Affairs, Israel and the International Community by beyondtheborder on April 14, 2009

Kazakhstan’s deputy defense minister was arrested yesterday as local security service KNB issued a public statement accusing several other senior officers and officials in the ministry of purchasing flawed military equipment from Israel.

For full article, visit http://www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/1078375.html