Tag Archive for Hamas

NTB’s incomplete version of history

Reporting that some schools on the Hamas-controlled Gaza strip will be offering Hebrew lessons, fake news organization NTB highlights the Israeli “blockade” of Gaza. It may be worth comparing the NTB article with this one from the New York Times,…

Israel: All contact with Hamas is damaging

Many Norwegians would resent it if Lieberman were to jaw-jaw with the Taliban. Now Støre has been chattering with Hamas. Aftenposten.no quotes from an Israeli embassy press release in the article “All contact with Hamas is damaging“: – Israel’s position…

“Israel furious with Norwegian diplomat”

NTB article, here from Aftenbladet.no (not to be confused with Swedish Aftonbladet): Israeli authorities have cancelled a meeting with Norway’s envoy to the Middle East Jon Hanssen-Bauer because he has met with the top leader of Hamas without informing Israel.…

20.02.09 Aftenposten: Latest ten articles on Israel…

  Hamas – back or forth? (14.02 2009) Russian rocket system pawn in game over Iran’s nuclear program (18.02 2009) Israeli chemist charged with sale of cyanide (18.02 2009) Six wounded in Israeli attacks on Gaza-strip (14.02 2009) Israel’s ethnic predicament (13.02 2009) Hamas promises…

The battle for existence

We’re snowing under here in Oslo these days! Today I got a letter from one of my brothers, who lives up north in Sweden. The letter contained two pages from the Danish newspaper Weekendavisen, a weekend special, containing an interview…

Harlan Rivlin writes well!

Rare piece of real journalism on the middle east today, by Harlan Rivlin in Dagsavisen. Under the title “Hamas wins Israeli election”, Mr. Rivlin suggests that Likud’s leader Netanyahu should send flowers to Hams in gratitude for having given him…