Boycotts, Divestments and Sanctions (BDS)

Taking Aim at Syria and Hizbullah: Walid Jumblatt’s Brave Stance

On May 7, Lebanese Druze leader and member of parliament Walid Jumblat told reporters in Cairo that Hizballah should disarm. These comments came just four days after Jumblat offered his assistance to the Syrian opposition in establishing “a democratic and…

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Al-Ahram Editorial: An Arab Scandal May 11-17, 2006

A string of scandals have revealed the positions of Arab governments on the issue of aid to the Palestinian people amid the war of famine being waged by America, Israel and European states. The first scandal is that Arab governments…

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Al-Ahram Editorial: An Arab Scandal May 11-17, 2006

A string of scandals have revealed the positions of Arab governments on the issue of aid to the Palestinian people amid the war of famine being waged by America, Israel and European states. The first scandal is that Arab governments…

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Letter: Boycotting Israeli lecturers

With regard to your item on the proposed boycott of Israeli lecturers by the British union for college and university staff (“Israeli lecturers targeted,” May 13), perhaps they can also call for a boycott of British and American lecturers. The…

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Why the World Should Take Ahmadinejad Seriously

Amir Taheri was born in Iran and educated in Tehran, London and Paris. Between 1980 and 1984 he was Middle East editor for the London Sunday Times. Taheri has been a contributor to the International Herald Tribune since 1980. He…

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Groups to Bush: Drop Iran-Israel Linkage

WASHINGTON – Jewish community leaders have urged the White House to refrain from publicly pledging to defend Israel against possible Iranian hostilities, senior Jewish activists told the Forward. Messages were passed to the White House through several channels, Jewish activists…

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