Home Ed: 31: March/2006
Ed: 31: March/2006
One of the curious things about Hamas' stunning victory in January's Palestinian legislative election was that opinion polls all consistently showed a narrow to substantive win for the ruling Fatah party.
Hamas, the Arabic word for zeal, is the acronym of al-Harakat al-Muqawwama al-Islamiyyaâ??the Islamic Resistance Movement.
Israelis go to the polls on March 28 in what will clearly be a watershed election.
No foreign journalist is more closely identified with the Middle East than the British writer Robert Fisk.
Europe's political elites had developed a nice line in serenity when confronted with the prospect of a Middle East meltdown.
After the Hamas election, some commentators implied, absurdly, that the Israeli right were the equivalent to Hamas...