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My Conversations With My Mom In Gaza

Hani Almadhoun | Posted 01.19.2013 | World
Hani Almadhoun

While Israel was waging its war on the civilians in Gaza, my mother Fatema was busy keeping her 30 grandchildren entertained. They have been losing power often -- more often than they are used to -- due to constant shelling and interference by the Israeli army.

Obama Passes Through the Minefield of UN Week (But Sets Up A Potential Explosion Next Year)

William Bradley | Posted 11.28.2012 | World
William Bradley

Like a ship navigating through a strait filled with mines, President Barack Obama succeeded in getting through this year's United Nations week gathering of heads of government in New York without damage to his re-election. But he also set up a potentially explosive confrontation during his second term over Iran's nuclear program.

Desert Oasis Brings Glimmer of Hope to Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Ruth Eglash | Posted 11.27.2012 | World
Ruth Eglash

What sets Ein Prat -- or Wadi Kelt, as it is known in Arabic -- apart from other parks is that it is one of the few Israeli-run sites that Israelis and Palestinians can access equally, and that it has the potential of becoming an oasis for peace.

The Trouble with Syria

Joshua Gleis | Posted 10.09.2012 | World
Joshua Gleis

For many people around the world, Syria's civil war might not appear to have particular significance for them. Yet the troubles in Syria could quickly escalate, causing very real consequences felt worldwide.

Unclear Motives Behind Raid on Two Palestinian TV Stations

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 05.03.2012 | Media
Daoud Kuttab

Diplomacy and nonviolent struggle remain the keys to advancing Palestinian freedom. But with the U.S. focused elsewhere and the Israeli government plowing ahead with illegal activities, there is a very real possibility of a return to the violence of a decade ago.

Reflections on a New Hamas Strategy

Michael Sharnoff | Posted 04.09.2012 | World
Michael Sharnoff

Perhaps the true reason behind Hamas' new pragmatism is the realization that Gazans and West Bankers could mimic Arab Spring protestors and channel their rage against Palestinian leaders if they fail to deliver change.

Six Questions for Dr. Hanan Ashrawi

Jonathan Guyer | Posted 03.11.2012 | World
Jonathan Guyer

I sat down with Dr. Hanan Ashrawi, member of the The Palestine Liberation Organization's Executive Committee and discussed the PLO's strategies for 2012.

Will Jerusalem Cause a Third Intifada?

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 02.20.2012 | World
Daoud Kuttab

This may be a journalistic hunch, but I have a feeling that we are about to witness an explosion in the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, this time again over Jerusalem.

Teaching During Terror: Bombing Shakes Israel's Capital

Anav Silverman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Anav Silverman

We Jerusalem teachers continue on regularly with lessons, as terror continues to strike at southern Israel. The transition from relative quiet to unrest can engulf cities in different parts of this country within a day.

Libyan Media March to Beat of a Different Drummer

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

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Netanyahu: "Democracy, Who Needs the Headache?"

Mark Steinberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Mark Steinberg

"While the fall of the entire Egyptian government may look good to the people of Egypt at this moment, I believe they will soon realize that Mutually Assured Democracy in this region is not the answer."

A Minnesota College Newspaper Editor on Israel-Hamas Conflict, from Tel Aviv

Karin Kloosterman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Karin Kloosterman

There are 6 sets of parents in America right now who might be wishing that their kids weren't college newspaper editors.

Education Is Palestinians' Path to Independence

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Daoud Kuttab

Efforts to label the Palestinian educational effort as promoting hatred and bigotry have become a joke to anyone following the tremendous push for moderation and wholesome learning.

Jewish or Israeli

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Daoud Kuttab

I feel that it is problematic to erase differences between "Israeli" and "Jew." It bothers me when Palestinians use these two terms interchangeably.

How to Cure World Disappointment with Israel

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Daoud Kuttab

A US State Department spokesman told reporters this week that Washington was disappointed with Israel because of its failure to extend the settlement ...

Overcoming Barriers with Electronic Connectivity

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jim Luce

Where we no longer must allocate the time and resources to go physically to all corners of the earth -- Facebook, Skype, our email takes us there.

Connectivity Is Key To Social Change

Jim Luce | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jim Luce

In the spring I travelled to Barcelona for the GSM Association's World Congress, with 49,000 participants spread between mobile phone-related 1,300 ve...

Fighting for a culture of enlightenment in Palestine and beyond

Ziad J. Asali, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Ziad J. Asali, M.D.

Last week signaled the rolling launch of an effort to fundamentally reform the Palestinian education sector. This reform effort is taking place in the...

ATFP Launches New Online Palestinian State and Institution Building Resources

Ziad J. Asali, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ziad J. Asali, M.D.

ATFP hopes these resources will help people around the world better understand the scope, progress and importance of state and institution building by the Palestinian people.

David Cameron: Gaza Is A 'Prison Camp'

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

British Prime Minister David Cameron Tuesday urged Israel to lift the blockade of the Gaza Strip, slamming the current state of the Palestinian enclav...

More Outrage Over Helen Thomas Comment Than Murder of US Citizen

Ahmed Rehab | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ahmed Rehab

It irks me that for an expedient cadre out there, a "few seconds" of emotional speech are seemingly enough to cancel out a 67 year long career of honorable service.

On The Vilification of Helen Thomas›

Robert Scheer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Robert Scheer

One must support the right of Jews to live securely in the nation of Israel, the place they claim as their historical homeland. But not without consideration of the rights of their fellow Semites.

Lebanon's Samir Geagea: A Maverick

Hussain Abdul-Hussain | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Hussain Abdul-Hussain

Samir Geagea is proving to be the only man of principles in Lebanon. He should be applauded as the last freedom fighter in the Middle East.

The Fourth Assassin: A Palestinian Detective in Brooklyn

Ilana Teitelbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Ilana Teitelbaum

Wherever a Palestinian travels, the ties to home are too intertwined with agony to break. The Fourth Assassin explores the dilemma of the Palestinian living in the Western world.

Sowing the Seeds of Jihad

Shan Wells | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Shan Wells

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