Gaza`s silent majority - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
  • p.TextOutput { R static java.lang.String p.mt = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; R static java.lang.String p.publicInterfaces = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValued'; R static java.lang.String p.beanClass = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; RW java.lang.String value = '0'; R transient java.lang.Object _data = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.NumberInputPolicy'; },ModelStore=com.polopoly.model.ModelStoreInMap p.TextOutput { R static java.lang.String p.mt = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; R static java.lang.String p.publicInterfaces = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValued'; R static java.lang.String p.beanClass = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; RW java.lang.String value = '0'; R transient java.lang.Object _data = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.NumberInputPolicy'; },ModelStore=com.polopoly.model.ModelStoreInMap
    • Nora
    • 15.12.07 | 21:18 (IST)

    There are 1.2 million Gazans living in very crowded conditions. So, most of the time people occupy the streets. Any extraordinary event can draw thousands of angry or curious crowds. An organized event such as Hamas`s 20th anniversary can draw 300 thousand people. But where are the other 900 thousand , 600 thousand or even the 300 thousand? They belong to Fatah`s silent majority. The fate of Hamas is sealed as Arab countries and the West prefer Abu Mazen to Haniyyeh. It`s only a matter of time.

    from the article: At least 300,000 Gazans rally to mark Hamas' 20th anniversary
    First published 00:00 15.12.07 | Last updated 00:00 15.12.07
Haaretz Headlines
Israeli weapons on display at an international exhibition.

Defense Min. didn't know FBI probing arms dealers

Sources say because ministry wasn't informed, it continued to issue export licenses; over 20 Israelis - including new candidate for police commissioner - are being investigated.

The first day of school at the Jacob Cohen elementary school in Kiryat Ono, September 1, 2015

First-graders’ first step on road to the army

On the first day of school in central Israel, parents pull out the smartphones, kids are excited about arithmetic and the principal compares first grade to getting married and joining the military.

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas

A crisis of trust in the Palestinian leadership

Poll shows only 16 percent of Palestinians back Abbas - but support for other leaders even lower.

Eni's Bouri Offshore oil terminal is seen off the Libyan coast, in the Mediterranean sea

Egypt struck gas - what does it mean for Israel?

Why we were surprised, why the find sent share prices of the Tamar and Leviathan partners tumbling and how the gas monopoly deal has become irrelevant - all your questions, answered.