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Islamic Scholars Approve Visit to Jerusalem

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 06.30.2014 | Politics
Daoud Kuttab

A visit to Jerusalem by everyone and anyone that can is a small first step in the direction of showing solidarity with the city and its Palestinian Arab heroes.

Fake Plastic Souks: The Glory Years

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 08.04.2013 | Books
Magda Abu-Fadil

Naked Neo Lladro figurines draped in mini bikinis comply with local mores in Sharjah where authorities have asked shopkeepers to "behead" mannequins a...

The View From Jordan

Rana F. Sweis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rana F. Sweis

Jordanians living outside of Amman return to their homes feeling discouraged. They understand what they don't have. They continue to believe that where they are born defines who they are.

Jordan's Citizens Show Maturity during Election Season

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Daoud Kuttab

The results of the elections of the 16th Jordanian parliament have brought a number of surprises, all pointing out the simple fact that the wise Jordanian public is not given enough credit.

Palestinian Suffering Crossing the Bridge Continues

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Daoud Kuttab

Once again the summer heat is upon us. And once again, people's anguish, and appeals at the overcrowded King Hussein Bridge are melting as quickly as an ice cream cone in the Jordan Valley's high temperatures.

Daniel Pearl Act Identifies Violations of Press Freedom Globally

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Daoud Kuttab

With little fanfare in Washington and with few countries in the world noticing, President Barack Obama signed into law an act that will hold governments all around the world accountable for violations of human rights.

Biden's Amman Meeting: Another Problem for Americans?

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Daoud Kuttab

Any reform in Jordan must include major political forces. The Biden meeting flop has underscored that the sensitivities of the Jordanian political debate must be taken seriously.