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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,...
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 Ministry for Foreign Affairs of the Palestinian National Authority has stated: ‘The Israeli powers of occupation continue to execute their colonial project, widening their apartheid regime in occupied Palestine, and continuing to decide the future of “final status’ issues independently.” In a...
After 71 years of zionist occupation of the holy land, the occupiers continue ‘imprisoning' Jerusalem through a campaign to take full control of it.    Over the past few hours, British newspaper ‘The Guardian’ said, “Is Israel lining up its ducks for another dramatic unilateral action in Jerusalem...
Whether it’s the expulsion of Bedouin families from the Jordan River Valley several days ago or the recent displacement of Palestinian families from the Old City of Jerusalem, the perpetrator remains the same.  The crimes may vary but the criminal is still raping the land and murdering its victims...
Karīm Kamāl, president of the ‘Union of Copts for the Homeland’, praised the decision of Theophilus III, the Patriarch of the Orthodox Church of the Holy City of Jerusalem and all Palestine and Jordan, of closing the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in protest against Israeli practices, describing it...
Chief Justice of Palestine, Maḥmūd al-Habāsh, said that the Egypt of al-Azhar does not know but moderation [in religion], and the correct path towards the road of development for all of humanity. He indicated that the whole world suffers from instances of extremism and terrorism, which have...
From June 5-10th , the Rights Forum of former Dutch Prime Minister Andreas van Agt (1977-1982) organized daily meetings in the Netherlands under the title “enough=enough” to reflect on the topic of “Israeli Settler-Colonialism” as termed by Israeli journalist Amira [Amīrah] Hass on June 7th in The...
Over six days, the world followed the news of the Egyptian-Israeli war through newspapers and radio stations; reflecting differently and according to media outlets selected to get information, the public opinion in the West was very much affected by a press that was not in consensus on this war, as...
Influenced by the revolutionary climate prevailing in the Arab world, the young Palestinians organized huge demonstrations in several Palestinian cities, calling for an end to the rift between Hamās and Fatah. They swiftly responded to this call, announcing that they are ready to meet and discuss...

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