Failure Of Qureih’s Mission Jeopardizes Palestinian Fate

by Mamdouh Nofal on 11/10/2003

In sensitive cases and moments, Arafat has taken the habit of making surprise moves, and this time was no exception when he issued his presidential decree on 5/10/2003 stipulating a state of emergency and the formation of an emergency government, following his meeting with Qureih. The emergency government consists of eight ministers, knowing that Arafat […]

Bush Administration Bargaining With Arafat On His Life And Qureih Will Not Hear The Praise

by Mamdouh Nofal on 29/09/2003

There is no problem in forming a new Palestinian cabinet and there is no dispute between Qureih and Fatah about its program. There is also no American or Israeli pressure exerted on Arafat in order to speed up the formation of a new government and conceding his security and financial prerogatives to a new Prime […]

It Is In The National Interest To Give Abbas A Chance (2/2)

by Mamdouh Nofal on 21/07/2003

They are doing everything they can to blackmail Abbas and his ministers. They deliberately embarrass and weaken them at all levels. The many political and security meetings that were held between the Palestinians and the Israelis revealed that Ariel Sharon and his ministers refuse to commit themselves to end the assassinations, arrests and storming the […]

Cease-Fire Only A Stage In Roadmap

by Mamdouh Nofal on 26/06/2003

Both the Aqaba and Sharm Al-Sheikh summits were incentives to boost the political movement toward the settlement of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict according to the vision suggested by Bush one year ago and drafted by the international Quartet, to become what is called the Roadmap. Palestinian-Israeli meetings, which had been frozen by the Sharon government for […]