Thawing the frozen Israeli-Palestinian conflict

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Cynthia M. Lardner

The frozen Israeli-Palestinian conflict has raged on almost since the day Israel achieved independence in 1948, further degrading the most destabilized region in the world.

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Jerusalem For All

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Sami Jamil Jadallah

Haaretz, the well regarded Israeli newspaper, when it comes to Israel or the Arab-Israeli conflict is much more credible than the New York Times or the Washington Post, published an opinion piece by Gideon Biger, in which he disputed the premise and the claims that Jerusalem is the Capital of the Jews with “research showing the city has existed for about 4,000 years. During the first 1,000 years it had no connection to the Jewish People.”

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Observations of an Expat: And So It Begins

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Tom Arms

And so it begins. Or at least it will on Friday January 20th when Donald Trump stands on the steps of the US Capitol building, places his hand on The Bible and swears to protect and uphold the constitution of the United States.

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Trump and the Palestinian State

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Dr. Fadi Elhusseini

Trump’s victory was a real shock, not only for decision-makers in every single capital on this planet, but also to experts and observers who saw nothing but a landslide triumph for the Democrats and Hillary Clinton.

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Netanyahu’s poisonous nonsense about World War Two

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Rupen Savoulian

In October 2015, at the meeting of the 37th World Zionist Congress in Jerusalem, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made an extraordinary claim about the genocide of the Jews during World War Two; killing the Jewish population of Europe was not the idea of Hitler and the Nazi Party, but was originally espoused by the Palestinian cleric and national leader at the time, the Grand Mufti of Jerusalem, Hajj Amin al-Husseini.

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A sniper ends Sarah’s life a year after killing her husband in Al-Yarmouk

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Qosai Amamh

Alaa and Sarah’s death would have been so normal, and why would it be new to die in a camp under siege? But their love story, which simulates our childhood love stories, made their martyrdom a story worth being written or filmed. No need for an author’s imagination to decorate death in the name of love, or decorate love in the name of death……

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Is there a peace partner in Israel?

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Fadi Elhusseini

The peace process between the Palestinians and Israelis has again ground to a halt, each party blaming the other for this unfortunate failure.

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