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intifada

in ti fo duh

  • n  an uprising by Palestinian Arabs (in both the Gaza Strip and the West Bank) against Israel in the late 1980s and again in 2000
    the first intifada ended when Israel granted limited autonomy to the Palestine National Authority in 1993

  • Why Washington is knocking heads together to end the intifada.
  • The first organized Palestinian uprising or "intifada" against Israeli rule came from a refugee camp in northern Gaza in 1987 and quickly spread across the region.
  • Needless to say, neither the Saudi intifada promotion nor Egypt's choice of pop star had head office approval, and the Abdel Rahim campaign was quickly dropped following protests .
News & Articles

  • Texas Student Wins Fight To Carry Palestinian Flag At Graduation
    Palestinian high school student Malak Abdallahi takes pride in her heritage. So when her school administrators told her she couldn’t carry the Palestinian flag at her graduation ceremony, she wasn’t about to take no for an answer. This absolutely fascinating story comes via the good folks at Electronic Intifada . Abdallahi attends Fossil Ridge High school near Fort Worth, Texas. It’s school ...
    June 27, 2013 - Opposing Views
Quotes

  • George Galloway in Sky News
    Respect MP George Galloway, who will help to drive, said: "There is an intifada sweeping Britain. It is a massive and peaceful movement in support of the beleaguered population of Gaza and Palestine. It is happening everywhere, but is especially...
  • Khaled Mashaal in Reuters UK
    I call upon you to carry out a third intifada (uprising),Hamas leader Meshaal said on Al-Jazeera television.
  • Saeb Erekat in International Herald Tribune
    Erekat said that during private meetings at the summit, Olmert had made a pledge to Abbas to "restore the situation in the West Bank to what it was before the Intifada" - the outbreak of violence in 2000 that led to Israel sending troops back...

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