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July 28, 2014

Weekend Roundup: Queen Rania vs. Shimon Peres

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Two icons of peace and conciliation in the Middle East, Queen Rania of Jordan and Israel's outgoing president, Shimon Peres, are at bitter loggerheads in this week's WorldPost. While Peres speaks of Israel's "moral heritage" and the undisputed right to defend itself against Hamas missiles, Queen Rania pleads for a sense of common humanity to relieve Gaza from the Israeli siege that has turned that dispossessed sliver of land into "a modern day dystopia" and "the most tragic place to live on the planet." (continued)

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