Added on 01/07/2013
Ankara , Arab Spring , Asia , Bashar al-Assad , David Cameron , Europe , European Union , Foreign relations of Turkey , France , Germany , Israel , Istanbul , Member states of the United Nations , Middle East , North Atlantic Treaty Organization , Politics , Politics of Turkey , Recep Tayyip Erdogan , Syria , Syria–Turkey relations , Tayyip Erdogan , Turkey , United States , War/Conflict , Western Asia
RAMZY BAROUD: You can be sure that whatever turmoil is happening in the Middle East the hands of the West will be present
Added on 04/05/2013
Alternative Energy , China , Electricity generation , Energy , Energy conversion , Environment , Germany , Low-carbon economy , Photovoltaics , Renewable energy , Solar cell , Solar energy , Solar panel , Solar power , Technology , Technology/Internet , United States
JUAN COLE: The precipitous fall in the cost of generating solar power has resulted in traditionally oil-dependent nations such as Saudi Arabia investing heavily in it for domestic power production.
Added on 12/04/2013
Common Ground News Service
Achinoam Nini , Germany , Holocaust , Israel , Israeli–Palestinian conflict , Music , Palestine , Religion/Belief , Social Issues
NOA MA’AYAN, CGNEWS: There we were, three women sitting removed from their natural environment chatting about their lives in a beautiful setting
Added on 03/02/2013
Adolf Hitler , Amin Husseini , Antisemitism , Discrimination , Fathi Shihab Eddin , Germany , Holocaust denial , Israel , Jewish history , Jews , Josef Stalin , Middle East , Palestinian Territories , Politics , Religion , Religion and politics , Responsibility for the Holocaust , Sociology , The Holocaust , United Kingdom , United States , Zionism
STEVE ROYSTON: It’s not just the Second World War that has been warped by teachers, politicians and others for their own purposes.
Added on 22/12/2012
Artist , Ba’ath Party , BBC , Beirut , Cairo , Cyprus , Europe , France , Germany , Iraq , Istanbul , Journalism , Journalist , Khaled Mattawa , Kirkuk , Literature , London , Margaret Obank , Novelist , Poet , Poetry , prolific author , Syria , United Kingdom
AMIRA ABD EL-KHALEK, CGNEWS: He is one of the Arab World’s most revered authors and recently looked back on his life of writing.
Added on 06/12/2012
mai abdul rahman
America , Arab League , Canada , Clinton , DC , Egypt , Ehud Olmert , Europe , European Union , Gaza , Germany , Hamas , IDF , International Criminal Court , Israel , Israeli government , Jerusalem , Netanyahu , New York Times , Oslo , Palestine , Palestinian Authority , Palestinian Liberation Organization , Palestinian Territories , Prime Minister , Qatar , Secretary of State , Tunis , Turkey , United Kingdom , United Nations , United Nations General Assembly , United States , Washington , West Bank
MAI ABDUL RAHMAN: It’s not just the scale of the victory but it’s what it tells us about a new, emerging world order that is important.
Added on 17/10/2012
James M. Dorsey
2014 World Cup , Abdullah Saleh , Ali Kafashian , Ali Khamenei , American government , Asian Football Confederation , Ben Ali , Egypt , FIFA , Germany , Hosni Mubarak , Iran , Islamic Republic of Iran , Mahmoud Ahmadinejad , Nasser Hejazi , President , Saudi Arabia , Sepp Blatter , SMS , Soccer , South Korea , Tehran , Tehran’s Azadi Stadium , Tunisia , United Nations , United States , Yemen
JAMES M. DORSEY: Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is following in the footsteps of deposed autocrats by associating himself with one of Iran’s greatest passions: soccer.
Added on 13/10/2012
Activist , Ali Ferzat , America , Bashar al-Assad , Cartoonist , Civil society , Damascus , David Ignatius , Egypt , European parliament , France , Germany , Journalism , Lebanon , Literature , Palestinian Territories , Paris , Poet , President , Samar Yazbek , Syria , The Washington Post , United Kingdom , United States , vocal critic
MICH CAFE: One is a lawyer and human rights activist the other is a leading author but the bravery of both women has been acknowledged by a wider audience
Added on 06/10/2012
Barack Obama , Benjamin Netanyahu , Danny Ayalon , Egypt , General Assembly , Germany , Iraq , Israel , Israeli government , Mahmoud Abbas , Middle East , Morocco , Mossad , Netanyahu’s government , New York , Palestine , Palestinian Authority , Palestinian Territories , President , Prime Minister , U.S. Congress , UN Security Council , United Nations , United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East , United States , Yemen , YouTube
JONATHAN COOK: A campaign initiated in 2009 now appears to be gathering strength namely equation of Palestinians with Jews who fled Arab countries.
Added on 05/09/2012
America , Ariel Sharon , Baghdad , Caterpillar , Food and Drink , Gaza , Gaza Strip , Germany , guard , International Solidarity Movement , Iraq , Israel , Jennifer Loewenstein , Lebanon , Mainstream media , Middle East , Netanyahu , Netherlands , New York , Oded Gershon , Oil , Palestine , Palestinian Territories , Prime Minister , Rachel Corrie , United States , Wisconsin
JENNIFER LOEWENSTEIN, MONDOWEISS: Both individuals wrote diaries about their experience of oppression. Only one, however, is globally celebrated.
Added on 08/08/2012
Al Qaeda , Amira Hass , Ariel Sharon , Army , Avigdor Lieberman , Ben Gurion University , Benedict XVI , Benjamin Netanyahu , Bethlehem , central Israel , Christmas , Civil Administration , councillor , David Ben Gurion , Easter , Electricity , Ethiopia , first prime minister , Foreign media , Gaza , geographer , George W. Bush , Germany , God , Haifa , Haifa University , High Court , Housing Minister , Human Rights Association , Israel , Israeli army , Israeli government , Israeli parliament , Israeli police , Israel’s military , Jaffa , Jerusalem , Jesus , Jewish National Fund , Jews , Jordan , Journalist , Lebanon , London , Media coverage , military governor , Nazareth , Negev , Oslo , Palestinian Territories , President , Prime Minister , Rabbi , Rabin , Rubber bullets , Russia , Sea of Galilee , Security services , Shimon Gapso , Shin Bet , Somalia , Soviet Union , Syria , Tel Aviv , United Nations , United States , West Bank
JONATHAN COOK: … Expropriations would become a staple of life over the next three decades as more than 70 per cent of the land belonging to Palestinians was nationalized
Added on 01/08/2012
Rob L. Wagner
Belgium , Brookings Institution , Europe , European Union , France , Geert Wilders , Germany , Islam , Netherlands , Paris , Switzerland , Taliban , The Netherlands , United Kingdom , Western Europe
ROB L. WAGNER: They provide an easy scapegoat for right-wing politicians looking to attribute blame for economic woes. Assimilation or integration?
Added on 29/07/2012
James M. Dorsey
2022 World Cup , Asian Football Confederation , Caribbean , Court of Arbitration of Sport , FIFA , Germany , Hans-Joachim Eckert , Kuala Lumpur , Michael J. Garcia , Mohammed bin Hammam , Mr. Bin , President , PricewaterhouseCoopers , Qatar , Russia , Sepp Blatter , Singapore , Soccer , Switzerland , Television network , UN Court , World Sport Group
JAMES M. DORSEY: FIFA’s investigation of Mr. Bin Hammam is likely to be just the tip of the iceberg, and will inevitably broaden to the Qatari World Cup bid itself.
Added on 15/07/2012
James M. Dorsey
African Champions League , Al Ahly , Ali Abdullah Saleh , Azmy Megahed , Cairo’s Military Academy Stadium , Champion’s League , Egypt , Egyptian Football Association , Facebook , Gamal , Germany , Hosni Mubarak , Journalist , Khaled Diab , metal detectors , military governor , Mohammed Morsi , Muslim Brotherhood , Port Said , President , Ramadan , Real Estate , Saudi Arabia , Soccer , Suez , Suez Canal , Tahrir Square , Ultras Ahlawy
JAMES M. DORSEY: The battle between the autocrats and the ultras turned the stadiums into battlefields for control with the ultras viewing themselves as the venue’s only legitimate owner.
Added on 12/07/2012
Activist , Afghanistan , Al Aqsa Mosque , Al-Aqsa , Ariel Sharon , Army Radio , Bedouin , Belgium , Benjamin Netanyahu , California , Eid , Europe , France , Germany , Grand Mosque , Haaretz , Hebrew University , Human Rights Association , Iran , Iraq , Islam , Israel , Israeli government , Israeli police , Jaffa , Jerusalem , Mediterranean coast , Nazareth , Negev , Palestine , Palestinian Territories , Rabbi , Ramallah , Sea of Galilee , Sudan , Supreme Court , Tel Aviv , the Heritage , United States , US State Department , West Bank , Western Wall
JONATHAN COOK: Proof that Israel has been engaging in a proactive campaign to destroy Islamic places of worship under its control is there for all to see.
Added on 09/07/2012
German Book Trade , Germany , Hitler , Literature , Nobel committee , North Africa , Novelist
M. LYNX-QUALEY: Whether it’s the Nobel Prize or those closer to home there’s always a bit – or more – of politics when literary prizes are awarded.
Added on 05/07/2012
Common Ground News Service
American University , American University in Washington , DC , Germany , Israel , Jaffa , Mediterranean , Palestine , Tel Aviv , Washington , West Bank
FRANZISKA KABELITZ, CGNEWS: In a controversial programme young Palestinian children are invited to spend one day on Israeli beaches.
Added on 26/06/2012
Rob L. Wagner
Canada , Denmark , Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu , France , Germany , hate speech , Libel , Organisation of Islamic Cooperation , Organization of Islamic Cooperation , Social Media , United Kingdom , United Nations , United States
ROB L. WAGNER: Different countries treat hate speech in a variety of ways. With the rise of social media, though, what’s the best way to deal with it?
Added on 22/05/2012
Albania , Bahrain , Bulgaria , Constantine , Europe , European Union , Germany , Greece , Italy , Japan , Jordan , Malaysia , Romania , Serbia , Spain , Thames , United Kingdom
STEVE ROYSTON: There was a bit of commotion about the King of Bahrain’s attendance at a recent lunch in the UK. I was struck by another issue
Added on 16/04/2012
Baghdad , Benjamin Netanyahu , Catherine Ashton , China , Christian Science Monitor , CNN , European Union , France , Germany , Iran , Islamic Republic of Iran , Israel , Istanbul , Nuclear energy , Nuclear programme , Obama administration , pence , Prime Minister , Russia , United Kingdom , United Nations , United States
ANNIE ROBBINS, MONDOWEISS: The meeting between the P5+1 countries to discuss Iran’s nuclear programme has gone surprisingly well.