Sunday, May 15, 2011

Palestine - Anniversary of the Catastrophe النكبة

قرابة 80% يؤيدون وثيقة الوفاق الوطني التي تم التوقيع عليها في
القاهرة, بينما أظهرت النتائج أن 70% يتوقعون انتفاضة ثالثة في
ظل تعثر المفاوضات الفلسطينية الإسرائيلية

القدس العربية

Today, on the Anniversary of the Catastrophe (al-Nakba) and which marks for the Palestinians the foundation of the Jewish state, the Palestinian Daily "Arabic Jerusalem" (al-Quds al-Arabiya) published the following lines:

"About 80% are in support of the document of national agreement (1)
which has come to be signed in Kairo [and] which is clarifying the
consequences [of the fact] that 70% are foreseeing a third Intifada
(2) in the shadow of the futile negociations between Palestinians and

1 = recent agreement between Palestinian organizations Hamas and PLO
2 = referring to earlier waves of uprising of Palestinians against Israel

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