Is the plo playing with the Palestinian national cause?

By Khalid Amayreh in Occupied Palestine (source: Palestine Information Center) Mahmoud Abbas Despite rhetorical denials, the PLO and Palestinian Authority (PA), which Fatah constitutes the backbone of both, are moving steadily toward adopting positions that would...

The shaming of america

By Robert Fisk (source: The Independent UK) As usual, the Arabs knew. They knew all about the mass torture, the promiscuous shooting of civilians, the outrageous use of air power against family homes, the vicious American and British mercenaries, the cemeteries of the...

Employees suspended over anti islamic e mail

Employees suspended over anti-Islamic e-mail Taschica Pillay A Leading motor vehicle manufacturer has suspended two employees — one of them a senior staff member — for allegedly disseminating an anti-Islamic e-mail. Mercedes-Benz South Africa this week suspended tax...

Deflecting attention from Isarael

MISGUIDED VIEWS ON IRAN AIM TO DEFLECT ATTENTION FROM ISRAEL By: Iqbal Jassat The attempt by Rolene Marks to divert attention away from Israel in her response to Ronnie Kasrils, “What about Iran?” [Cape Times, July 7] is futile and entirely misguided. Its...