Ariel Sharon

Abbas says no to peace

One of the main issues on the negotiating table regarding peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians is the Palestinian right of return. In a drastic shift, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has hardened his stance on the matter and said that he would not negotiate away any right of Palestinian refugees and their descendents… Read more »

As the world mourns the death of Israel’s former prime minister Ariel Sharon, celebrations have been taking place on the streets of the Gaza Strip and across the Arab world. Residents in the coastal enclave burned posters with the picture of Sharon, while sweets were handed out to rejoice his passing.