"And I have found both freedom and safety in my madness, the freedom of loneliness and the safety from being understood, for those who understand us enslave something in us. But let me not be too proud of my safety. Even a Thief in a jail is safe from another thief. "

Khalil Gibran (How I Became a Madman)

Lübnan Marunîleri / Yasin Atlıoğlu


Friday, January 16, 2009

Palestine’s Bleak Future and Syria’s Disappointment in Obama (Joshua Landis- Syria Comment)

Israel's Assault on Gaza and Siege of Washington- Rami G. Khouri

Chronicle of a Suicide Foretold: The Case of Israel Immanuel Wallerstein (1/15/2009)

The Battle for Legitimacy Patrick Seale (1/16/2009)

Why the Massacre in Gaza Continues Patrick Seale (1/12/2009)

Drawing the Lessons of Israel’s Gaza War Patrick Seale (1/9/2009)

The Middle East’s Rogue Regime Patrick Seale (1/5/2009)

Israel’s Insane War in Gaza Patrick Seale (1/1/2009)

The Gaza Time-Bomb Patrick Seale (12/22/2008)

Arab Embarrassments- Sami Moubayed

Who fired those rockets from Lebanon? Sami Moubayed (January 9, 2009)

Listen to Erdogan Sami Moubayed (January 7, 2009)

Inspired by Hezbollah Sami Moubayed (January 5, 2009)

Editor's Notes: Tunnel vision (David Horovitz- The Jerusalem Post)

In Persepecive: A modest proposal The Jerusalem Post

Hamas rejects Israeli cease-fire terms- International Herald Tribune

Agreement Aims To Cut Off Hamas Arms CBS News

Hope for Gaza ceasefire grows Deutsche Welle

Gaza teen dies in air raids Jewish Telegraphic Agency

Aid doctors can't reach Gaza victims - MSF Reuters

Hamas to return to Cairo for fresh truce talks AFP

Ahmadinejad demands prosecution of Israel's leaders AFP

Security and Defense: Preparing for 'the day after' The Jerusalem Post

Video shows proof of phosphorus bombs in Gaza The Guardian

UK Jewish lawmaker: Israeli forces acting like Nazis CNN

Iran's Ahmadinejad joins Gaza crisis summit in Qatar AFP

Obama Inherits the Palestine Predicament: Neither will Israel be Victorious ...nor Hamas! (Raghida Dergham- Al-Hayat)

Stopping the Bloodshed Is a Top Priority (Mohammad al-Ashab- Al-Hayat)

Front by Front (Zuheir Kseibati - Al-Hayat)

Thursday, January 15, 2009

'More than 1,000 killed in Gaza' - BBC News

OIC Condemns Israeli Aggression on Gaza, Calls on Intel Agencies to Alleviate Palestinian sufferings- SANA

Assad: Support for UN ceasefire- BBC News (Video)

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has said he supports the United Nations resolution for a ceasefire in Gaza "in principal" but said it was not clear how it would be implemented.

In an interview with the BBC's Jeremy Bowen he also said that Hamas would have to be brought into any peace negotiations between the Palestinians and Israel.

(Source: BBC News)

Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Members of Turkish-Israeli Friendship Association resign in protest of offensive on Gaza- SANA

Hillary, Gaza, Econ (Jay Solomon- Syria Comment)

Assad warns of extremist backlash- BBC News

A convoy of 200 cars, on its way from Turkey to Syria to protest Israel's assault against Gaza, reached the Syrian-Turkish border on Monday morning.

Israel’s Goals in Gaza? The New York Times

Saturday, January 10, 2009

Syria's first lady on Gaza- CNN

CNN's Cal Perry speaks to Syria's first lady about suffering in Gaza; Israel's military denies targeting civilians.

Tuesday, January 06, 2009

France's Sarkozy calls for Gaza ceasefire- Reuters

"Syria must help us to convince Hamas to choose the voice of reason and peace" Nicolas Sarkozy

Monday, January 05, 2009

Hezbollah…. Is this your Vision for Gaza? (Tariq Alhomayed- Asharq Alawsat)

The Tragedy of Gaza (Diana Mukkaled- Asharq Alawsat)

Palestine's Guernica (Mustafa Barghouti- Al-Ahram Weekly)

How Will The Gaza War End? The Middle East Times

Letter from President al-Assad to Turkish Leadership on Gaza, Joint Press Conference of al-Moallem, Babacan- SANA

Sit-ins in Damascus Protesting Israeli Aggression on Gaza- SANA

Syria: Israel proved it doesn't want peace- Yedioth Ahronot