The revolution isn't over yet
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from Bitterlemons
by Ghassan Khatib - (Blog) February 7, 2011 - 1:00am

A PALESTINIAN VIEW Fourteen days into the massive public protests against Egypt's regime, it is still too early to deeply analyze the situation. Let us instead touch on some of the questions and problems that the revolution--as they call it in Egypt--is creating and trying to overcome.

10 Palestinians injured in Gaza strikes
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from Ma'an News Agency
February 9, 2011 - 1:00am

Ten Palestinians were injured Wednesday morning in Israeli air strikes which started after midnight and hit in a series of explosions running from the northern end of the Strip to the south. Spokesman of the higher committee of ambulance and emergency services Adham Abu Salmiya said that eight were lightly injured including two children and three women. The injured were transferred to the Kamal Odwan Hospital north of Gaza City.

Return to negotiations now
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from Bitterlemons
by Smadar Peri - (Blog) February 7, 2011 - 1:00am

AN ISRAELI VIEW - Now, especially now, when the intifada in Egypt projects out to streets and rulers' palaces throughout the Arab world and the virus of demonstrations could land at any moment in another country--this is precisely the right time to return to the negotiating table with the Palestinians. Yes, we have demonstrated maturity and political loyalty to President Hosni Mubarak. Nor do we miss an opportunity to explain how volatile and worrisome the situation is. But this is not enough.

Israel's stake in an Egyptian democracy -- now
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from The Christian Science Monitor
February 8, 2011 - 1:00am

Israel’s peace treaty with Egypt once seemed as solid as the stones of the pyramids. It provided a “cold peace” for more than three decades between the former enemies. But the pact was based on a weak reed – the assumption that a friendly autocrat like Hosni Mubarak would always rule in Cairo. Now with young Egyptians like Google executive Wael Ghonim waging a pro-democracy revolt in Tahrir Square, the security pact’s future could be sinking like an army tank in the Sinai sands.

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