Added on 11/07/2014
Africa , Ahdaf Soueif , Alexia Underwood , Cairo , Egypt , Egyptian people , Funk rock , Human Interest , journalist and researcher , Middle East , Mona Prince , Prince , Radwa Ashour , United States , writer
ALEXIA UNDERWOOD, ARABLIT: She was a presidential candidate so it’s not surprising that Mona Prince has much to say about today’s Egypt
Added on 05/07/2014
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Israel , Israeli views on the peace process , Israeli–Palestinian conflict , Middle East , Palestine , Palestinian exodus , Palestinian Territories , Politics , United States , War/Conflict
MAI ABDUL RAHMAN: It’s clear that Israel’s character and actions have been shaped by its past. There’s a warning to Palestinians.
Added on 11/05/2014
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Asia , Definitions of Palestinian , Israel , Israeli–Palestinian conflict , Middle East , Nakba Day , Palestinian exodus , Palestinian people , Politics , Views on the Arab–Israeli conflict , War/Conflict , Western Asia , Zionism
MAI ABDUL RAHMAN: It’s an event that defines both Israel and Palestine. It’s brutal realities will not be wished away.
Added on 12/04/2014
Arab–Israeli War , Asia , BRITISH BROADCASTING CORPORATION , Criticism of the Israeli government , historian , Israel , Israeli–Palestinian conflict , Jewish history , Middle East , Nationalism , Palestine , Palestinian exodus , Politics , Simon Schama , United States , Western Asia , Zionism
JEROME SLATER, MONDOWEISS: Simon Schama is a popular and highly respected historian. But Israel appears to be his blind-spot.
Added on 22/03/2014
AIDS denialism , Chadian–Libyan conflict , FACEBOOK INC. , Gaddafi family , Government , Hosni Mubarak , Libya , Middle East , Military dictatorship , Muammar Gaddafi , Pan-Africanism , Political geography , Politics , Recep Tayyip Erdogan , Social Media , Technology/Internet
JUAN COLE: Let it be a warning to dictators around the world – a clumsy attempt to shut down Twitter in Turkey back-fires.
Added on 18/03/2014
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America , Arab , Arab citizens of Israel , Arab people , Arab world , Asia , Diane Rehm , Donna Shalala , Ethnic groups in the Arab League , Iraq , Israeli–Palestinian conflict , Middle East , North Africa , Racism in the Arab world , Social Issues , United States , Zaha Hadid
MAI ABDUL RAHMAN: They have played, and continue to play, a vital role in U.S society but their voices go unheard.
Added on 09/02/2014
Arab world , Downtown Cairo , Egypt , Egyptian revolution , Egyptians , Entertainment/Culture , Islam in Egypt , Islamist groups , Middle East , Mubarak , Muslim Brotherhood , Politics of Egypt , Tahrir Square
NASEEM TARAWNAH: I have my personal memories of that tumultuous time. But ‘The Square’ is a vision that all Arabs and non-Arabs should view.
Added on 24/01/2014
ambassadors , American Israel Public Affairs Committee , Avigdor Lieberman , Benjamin Netanyahu , Defense Minister , European Union , Israel , Israeli settlement , Israeli–Palestinian conflict , John Kerry , Middle East , Palestinian Territories , Politics , Reactions to the Gaza flotilla raid , United States , West Bank
RAMZY BAROUD: There are a lot of confused people sitting in Washington waiting to hear how they should keep Israel happy.
Added on 19/01/2014
Arab localities in Israel , Asia , Basilica of the Annunciation , Benjamin Netanyahu , Christian Scout , Fertile Crescent , Hanna Swaid , Israel , Israeli government , Jesus and history , Knesset , leader , mayor , Middle East , Nazareth , Palestinian Christians , Palestinian people , Politics , priest , Ramez Jeraisy , Religion/Belief , Yariv Levin , Zionism
JONATHAN COOK: It’s one of the oldest tricks in the book – divide and rule – but it could be the spark for another Intifada.
Added on 16/01/2014
Abdel Nasser , Ariel Sharon , Asia , Beirut , Israel , Israeli–Palestinian conflict , Lebanon , Middle East , Nationalism , Palestinian terrorism , Politics , Prime Minister , Sabra and Shatila massacre , Second Intifada , South Lebanon conflict , United Nations General Assembly observers , War/Conflict , West Bank , Zionism
JUAN COLE: Arial Sharon’s legacy is one of disaster for Palestinians, Israelis and the wider Middle East.
Added on 14/12/2013
Arab nationalism , Arab people , Asia , Egypt , Egyptians , Ethnic groups in the Middle East , Europe , Gaza , Gaza Strip , Israeli–Palestinian conflict , J.J. Cale , Lausanne , Middle East , Palestine Liberation Organization , Palestinian nationalism , Palestinian Territories , Semitic peoples , State of Palestine , War/Conflict
RAMZY BAROUD: With the music of JJ Cale in my head I’ve had time to think while traveling through Switzerland
Added on 10/12/2013
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CROSSROADS ARABIA: We’ve had many false dawns on the Saudi tourism story but we may be on the cusp of a breakthrough now.
Added on 04/12/2013
Africa , America , Arab world , Bo , Egypt , Hosni Mubarak , Middle East
NASHWA HUSIEN ALY: I am a repentant Morsi voter. There were good reasons I believe to vote him in but better reasons for him to be removed
Added on 02/12/2013
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SAWSAN MORRAR: It’s a problem that’s growing by the day but little appears to be done to address the issue of underage domestic workers in Jordan
Added on 27/11/2013
Asia , Cairo , Cairo Governorate , Dubai , Middle East , Nile River Delta , United Arab Emirates
JAMES MULLAN: There’s a surprising sense of optimism abroad in ‘New Cairo’ where many young returnees from the UAE are now based.
Added on 16/11/2013
Ariel Sharon , Fatah , Israel , Israeli–Palestinian conflict , Mahmoud Abbas , Middle East , Nationalism , Oslo Accords , Palestine Liberation Organization , Palestinian nationalism , Palestinian Territories , Palestinian terrorism , Politics , Prime Minister , United States , War/Conflict , Western Asia , Yasser Arafat
JONATHAN COOK; It’s looking increasingly likely that Yasser Arafat was poisoned with polonium. So what’s been the result of his ‘removal’?
Added on 14/11/2013
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RAMZY BAROUD: An hour spent flipping between two Palestinian TV channels made it abundantly clear how Palestinians are missing a clear story about their present and future
Added on 02/11/2013
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JONATHAN COOK: We’re stumbling towards a conclusion with which the Israeli authorities would be very happy – a stalled process with the potential added extra of a Palestinian walkout
Added on 29/10/2013
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RAMZY BAROUD: The sectarian genie that was released via the US invasion of Iraq is now running rampant around the Middle East
Added on 25/10/2013
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An Egyptian delegation heading to Moscow just after the United States cut $300 million out of its aid package to Cairo to punish the July 3 military coup there has raised speculation that Gen. Abdel Fattah al-Sisi’s military junta is shopping for a new superpower patron. In the 1960s at the height of the Cold […]