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Why St George is a Palestinian hero

Contributed by Toine Van Teeffelen on 25.04.2014:

BBC 22 April 2014 Last updated at 23:14 GMT

By Yolande Knell BBC News

http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-27048219

As England celebrates the day of its patron saint, many Palestinians are gearing up for their own forthcoming celebrations of the figure they also regard as a hero.

A familiar flag flaps in the wind above a Palestinian church in the West Bank village of a(...)

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Haganah collecting intelligence about Arab villages (1940s)

Contributed by Toine Van Teeffelen on 22.05.2011:

Haaretz

Published 11:03 20.05.11

Latest update 11:03 20.05.11

It took a village

In the 1940s, the Haganah collected detailed intelligence information about hundreds of Arab villages and photographed them, in many cases from the ground and also from the air. Only a few dozen of these 'village files' survive in local archives, but their photos constitute a valuable, (...)

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Pyalara: cleaning up a village

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 30.07.2009:

Youth Look for Change in Palestinian Villages

By Hilmi Abu Atwan

Young people in the villages of Marda and Bidya in the Salfit district continue their efforts to incur the positive changes in Palestinian rural society that the Youth for Change Project seeks to achieve. In a recent development, young people have been asking to meet with top officials and decision makers in their (...)

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The Eastern Airways Company Ltd.

Contributed by Nasif Masad on 22.02.2008:


The Eastern Airways Company Ltd. The Nominal Capital was 100,000 Palestinian Pounds While the Registered Capital of the Company was 73,750 Palestinian Pounds President: Costandi Salameh Vice President Haj Abdelrahim El Tamimi Shukri Deeb &Sons Ltd. Orient Financial Investment Company Ltd. Charl (...)

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Adel Salameh, musician

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 07.12.2007:

Palestinian ‘oud player and composer Adel Salameh was born in Nablus, Palestine, in 1966 and grew up in Tulkarm.

At an early age, Adel showed great interest and passion for the ‘oud. Adel was fascinated by Farid Al-Atrash and learned all his songs by heart. He asked his father to buy him an ‘oud, so his father went to the famous Palestinian ‘oud maker Abu Ala and asked him to make an ‘(...)

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Eugene Cotran, lawyer

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 02.12.2007:

I was approached by Mr. Sani Meo to write a piece about a “Day in My Life” for the December issue of This Week in Palestine. I quote from his request that “it should be a typical day in your life (could be in the past) - we are not looking for a CV.”

I am afraid that I find this an impossible task. I am almost 70 and now semi-retired; and to find a “typical day” is a very tall order. I(...)

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NAMES OF THE FAMILIES OF BEIT JALA

Contributed by Fayez (Frank) Nasser on 14.10.2007:

The inhabitants of Beit Jala were, since ancient times, and still are, divided into 5 clans (Harat).

Each clan (Hara) consists of a group of families, some of which are original inhabitants and others who chose to join a particular clan. The voting or electoral rolls of Beit Jala are grouped accordingly up to present times.

Many variations in spelling of a particular same name a(...)

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NAMES OF THE FAMILIES OF BETHLEHEM

Contributed by Fayez (Frank) Nasser on 14.10.2007:

The inhabitants of Bethlehem were, since ancient times, and still are, divided into 8 clans (Harat).

Each clan (Hara) consists of a group of families, some of which are original inhabitants and others who chose to join a particular clan. The voting or electoral rolls of Bethlehem are grouped accordingly up to present times.

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The Nasser-Jaar Genealogic Family Tree with Historical Timelines

Contributed by Fayez (Frank) Nasser on 13.08.2007:

The Nasser-Jaar Genealogic Family Tree with Historical Timelines, including a Biography of Issa Yaqoub Nasser.

Compiled by: Fayez (Frank) Nasser,

Toronto, Canada.

Email: franknasser@ymail.com or frankfnasser@gmail.com

(NOTE: THIS WORK IS STILL IN PROGRESS, and EDITING IS INCOMPLETE. ANYONE INTERESTED IN GETTING THE DRAFT IN MSWord Format SHOULD CONTACT THE WRITE(...)

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The Palestinian Bedouins

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 30.07.2007:

By Arturo Avendaño

During an interview in a goat-hair tent some ten years ago, Sheikh Mohammed Iskheiman Hassan Ka’abneh Milihat Abu Iskheiman, of the Ka’abneh tribe, started to explain the meaning of being Bedouin. The interview was part of a research project initiated by the Italian NGO, C.I.S.P. At that time, a close relationship was formed between C.I.S.P and Sheikh Abu Iskheiman a(...)

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