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Monday, August 11, 2008

Today's PalArab news

Mahmoud Darwish was the leading Palestinian Arab poet who died over the weekend. His burial is being politicized as some of his friends are demanding that he be buried in pre-1967 Israel, not Ramallah.

Fatah is mulling abandoning Gaza altogether. If they do, will they still be sending 58% of their budget to Gaza?

Palestine Today is reporting on secret European talks between Israel and Saudi Arabia about the common threat from Iran - including Israel offering advice on Saudi defenses and intelligence cooperation.

A long standing feud between two families in Beit Lahia is apparently over as they decided to have two members get married. We'll see how well the ceremony goes before passing judgment.