The two-state solution is the main topic on the diplomatic agenda, and economic separation is the main recommendation of both Palestinian and Israeli economists who deal with a solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict (see Arnon and Bamya
, 2007; and The Peres Center and Paltrade, 2006).
Also, known as bamya
, gumbo and ladies' fingers, it has been for hundreds of years a popular vegetable, especially in Africa, India and the Middle East.
The Economic Road Map was formulated by Israeli and Palestinian experts and academics, assisted by Israeli government officials, mostly from economic ministries, who worked in a private, not an official capacity, and by Palestinian Ministry of Economic Affairs and Trade director general Saeb Bamya
"A free trade area would reflect the interests of both sides", says Saeb Bamya
, a Palestinian on the team.
Call it gumbo, bamya
, lady's fingers, bhindi, quingombo or a half-dozen other names, okra is an annual vegetable usually thought of as a Southern plant.
A small and elite audience mainly composed of female film professionals and critics were in attendance at Monday evening's Altyn Bamya
(Golden Okra) Awards ceremony at the Swedish Consulate in ystanbul.
After having my plate piled full of mahshi , rice with molokheya and bamya
, roast chicken, a piece of duck and a stuffed pigeon or whatever else was on the table, I would contemplate this dinner for four with a sense of dread.
The Aix Group estimated the cost of resettlement, rehabilitation, individual compensation and the answering of property claims at between US $ 55 billion and US $ 85 billion (Arnon and Bamya
, 2007: 79).
The festival will also present its satirical awards Altyn Bamya
(Golden Okra), given out with the aim of highlighting sexist points of view and narratives in Turkish movies, to the "winners" for the sixth time during the ystanbul program.
With presidents hitting the phones and ambassadors being summoned, this is sounding more and more like a row between a man and his wife over too much salt in the bamya
that ends up in the divorce court.