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The annual conference at the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya, commonly known as the National Resilience Conference, which kicked off on Sunday, was preoccupied with three main issues.  The most important issues were related to Israel's prospects and ability to win a future war and questions about...
Minister of Women's Affairs Dr. Āmāl Ḥamad discussed with Egyptian Ambassador to the State of Palestine ʿIṣṣām al-Dīn ʿĀshūr the mechanisms of cooperation in supporting women's issues, human rights, and gender equality at the embassy in Ramallah [Rām Allāh] today.
The Palestinian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates said that under direct instructions from Minister Riyāḍ Al-Mālkī, Chairman of the Permanent National Ministerial Committee, the ministry is to follow up on the inclusion of the State of Palestine to international treaties and charters.  ...
The Arab Publishers Association announced its solidarity and support for writer Kamila Shamsie, who was recently awarded the Nelly Sachs prize from Germany.  Shamsie, who is British with Pakistani roots, was awarded the reward for her novels, which “building bridges between societies.”  However,...
The killing of twelve-year-old Muḥammad al-Durrah in Gaza was played out on television screens across the world on September 30, 2000, days after the start of the Palestinian uprising known as "al-Aqṣā Intifāḍah". A number of young Egyptians shared their thoughts to Miṣr al-ʿArabiyya on the 19th...
One of the most essential elements of the Zionist project revolves around a clear and accurate definition of the Jewish identity.  This definition has been quite hard to pin down due to two main factors.  The first is the relationship between the Jewish diaspora, the Jewish community living outside...
The Israeli newspaper Yedioth Ahronoth has unveiled an “unprecedented report” from the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, which expresses concerns regarding allegations of anti-Semitism in Palestinian school curriculum across a number of subjects and requests that the content...
The President of the International Union of Muslim Scholars, Aḥmad al-Raysūnī, has caused outrage by issuing a fatwā  permitting Muslims to visit al-Aqṣā Mosque in Jerusalem, affirming that “not everyone who visits Jerusalem commits a wrongdoing or is calling for normalisation”. The International...
In Britain, more than sixty House of Lords members from the opposition Labour Party have signed a statement published in a newspaper on Wednesday accusing party leader Jeremy Corbyn of failing the “test of leadership” over anti-Semitism in the party.

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