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2 - 8 November 2000
Issue No. 506
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Palestine The Intifada this time
One month after the outbreak of the Al-Aqsa Intifada, Graham Usher analyses its results and how the revolt reflects Palestinian anger and frustration over the failure of the peace process

'Those times are over'
Leader or mastermind? Marwan Barghouti talks to Sherine Bahaa

Snipers, gunships and now death squads
As the Al-Aqsa Intifada enters its second month, the Israeli government is threatening to launch "a dirtier war" against Palestinians, Khaled Amayreh reports from Hebron

'Our blood is sacred too'
With the eruption of the Al-Aqsa Intifada, a peace settlement, say human rights activists and intellectuals, is a long way off. Rasha Saad listened to their analyses and suggestions

Blaming the victim
As Palestinians continued to be killed in the occupied territories, the US revealed the awful truth behind its claim to be an "honest broker" when the House passed a resolution condemning the Palestinian leadership. Thomas Gourgissian reports from Washington

Exporting typhoid and guns
RALPH NADER, the independent candidate in US presidential elections due to take place on 7 November, attracted wide attention among American voters for his radical views on domestic, as well as international affairs.
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Back in business
With Rafiq Hariri back at the helm of Lebanon's government hopes are running high that the businessman will put the country's economy back on track. Dalal Saoud reports from Beirut

It's war -- virtually
Arab leaders said that war with Israel was unlikely, but cyber activists on both sides have decided otherwise. Omayma Abdel-Latif reports on the virtual casualties

Arab journalists join the fray
The Israeli aggression against Palestinians in the occupied territories dominated the ninth conference of the Federation of Arab Journalists in Amman, attended by Shaden Shehab

Blinded by the truth
Noam Chomsky explains the importance of clear vision

Deciphering ZNN
Husam Abu Dagga, in the West Bank, has devised an abridged dictionary to Western coverage of the Intifada

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