By Ben Lynfield, September 4, 2008
"The BASTARDS. They become so slow during rush hour," the Palestinian stuck at a checkpoint tells his colleague."I'm gonna show them," he says, stepping out of the car. "They think we're animals, we're sheep."
"Get back in the car," a soldier's voice resounds through a megaphone.
"Majed, get in and close the door," his colleague pleads.
The scene is fictional, although the tension is realistic. This is the new Palestinian soap opera, Matabb, a view of West Bank life running during Ramadan.