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5 - 11 October 2000
Issue No. 502
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Little steps, big goal
Kuwait is shrugging them off, but the "humanitarian" planes to Baghdad are making a political difference. Dina Ezzat and Rasha Saad report

An exploratory operation
Spurred on by friendly neighbouring governments, a consensus for rapprochement is emerging among Sudan's leading political figures, writes Gamal Nkrumah

Yemeni party under fire
The Yemeni Socialist Party, accused by the government of instigating the 1994 civil war, claims it is threatened with dissolution ahead of the 2001 elections. Nasser Arrabyee reports from Sana'a
A thorn in the government's side?
A new television station is linking Iranians around the world. Tuning in from Tehran, Azadeh Moaveni finds out what her neigbours are so excited about
For they shall inherit the earth
Out of the flames of Israel's war on a largely unarmed population, a new Palestinian intifada is rising -- and not just in the occupied territories. Khaled Amayreh witnesses the carnage and the resistance
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Time for solidarity
Mustafa Barghouthi, president of the Union of Palestinian Medical Relief Committees, has issued the following appeal for solidarity
The series of pictures showing the brutal murder of 12-year-old Palestinian boy Mohamed Jamal Al-Dorri last Saturday shook the world with their depiction of the gruesome reality of violence in the Gaza Strip. Israeli soldiers ignored the pleas of Mohamed's father, Jamal, to stop shooting, while the terrified boy hid behind his father. --read on--
Urgent Appeal
Urgent Appeal to Support East Jerusalem Hospitals, East Jerusalem Hospitals --read on--
'Samer is dead'
Like all children his age Samer Tabanga, 12, loved to watch airplanes fly in the sky. --read on--
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