Added on 10/08/2011
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Aziz Abu Sarah , Center for World Religions , Columbia University , Diplomacy and Conflict Resolution , George Mason University , Israel , Jerusalem , Nelson Mandela , Palestine , Palestinian Authority , Palestinian Territories , Peace , President , Rabbi , South Africa , Tel Aviv , United Nations , West Bank
ROI BEN-YEHUDA, AZIZ ABU SARAH, CGNEWS: Are you pro-solution or pro-conflict? Pro-solution Palestinians and Israelis launch a new movement.
Added on 26/05/2011
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Al Qaeda , America , Bahrain , Barack Obama , East Africa , Egypt , Israel , Middle East , North Africa , Peace , President , Saudi Arabia , Tunisia , United States
DALIA MOGAHED, CGNEWS: In Cairo two years ago there was not a single mention of it. This time around it featured nine times – the word is ‘democracy’.
Added on 11/05/2011
Afghanistan , Al Ahram , Algeria , Anwar Sadat , Beirut , Christianity , Christmas , Easter , Egypt , Europe , Gamal Abdul Nasser , Grand Mosque , Hamas , Hizballah , Hosni Mubarak , Iran , Iraq , Islam , Israel , Lebanon , Libya , Mecca , Michel Aflaq , Middle East , Oil , Osama Bin Laden , Palestine Liberation Organization , Palestinian Territories , Peace , President , Salah Al Bitar , Spain , Sudan , Syria , Tehran , the Egyptian daily , Turkey , United States , US House of Representatives , Yasser Arafat
OMAR AL ISSAWI: The latest round of sectarian strife in Egypt is not about sectarian confrontation. It is about ignorance.
Added on 16/04/2011
Facebook , Gaza , Hamas , Palestine , Peace , Vittorio Arrigoni
OMAR AL-ISSAWI: He left his homeland to help those suffering injustice only to suffer an appalling injustice himself. Yet how low is the condemnation?
Added on 20/02/2011
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Army , Cairo , Egypt , Egypt Protests , Egyptian government , Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood , Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood , Gaza , Hosni Mubarak , Iran , Israel , Jerusalem , Middle East , Mohamed elBaradei , Palestine , Peace , Ruhollah Khomeini , West Bank
KHALED DIAB:The change convulsing the Middle East is being viewed fearfully by Israel. But there’s an opportunity for it to improve its relationships…
Added on 20/02/2011
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PHILIP WEISS, MONDOWEISS: Fine words in Cairo almost two years ago are forgotten when the Israeli lobby makes a call for a vote on illegal West Bank settlements…
Added on 30/01/2011
Condoleezza Rice , Department of State , Ehud Olmert , Israel , Jordan , Lebanon , Palestine , Palestinian Territories , Peace , Prime Minister , Reuters , Secretary of State , Syria , Tzipi Livni , United States
NASEEM TARAWNAH: The Palestine Papers may not reveal earth-shattering facts, they have, though, given us insights into the main characters.
Added on 09/01/2011
Carol Daniel Kasbari
Israel , Palestine , Palestinian Territories , Peace
CAROL DANIEL KASBARI: The fears on both sides are similar – loss of identity, threat of physical harm , a worry the ‘other side’ wants to throw them into the sea.
Added on 06/01/2011
Michael J. Totten
Cairo , Conspiracy Theories , Egypt , Egyptian government , Iran , Iranian government , Iran’s government , Israel , Jeffrey Goldberg , Palestine , Peace , Tehran
MICHAEL J. TOTTEN: There’s nothing the Israelis can do to appease this stupidity. They are hated in part because the people who hate them are mad.
Added on 05/01/2011
Gaza , Palestine , Peace , War
SARA ALI, MONDOWEISS: BANG..BANG.. the tank is not leaking anymore. It’s not even there. The lawn slowly dies. I desperately need to go irrigate it.
Added on 29/12/2010
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JOHARAH BAKER: We know what buttons to press to evoke an immediate reaction from each other. Proximity and hostility does strange things.
Added on 26/12/2010
Shelina Zahra Janmohamed
Chanukah , Christmas , Eid Al-Adha , Festival of Lights , Food and Drink , Jesus , Peace
SHELINA ZAHRA JANMOHAMMED: And in the carol O Come all Ye Faithful, I changed the words “Christ the Lord” to “Allah the Lord”. No harm done, eh? I didn’t mean any disrespect, I simply loved the togetherness of it.
Added on 24/12/2010
Catholic Church , Christmas , Jordan , Peace
NASEEM TARAWNAH: The photo is a reminder of the difficulties of this region. Of conflict. Of safe havens. Of wars. Of truce. Stripped of politics, it is free…
Added on 23/12/2010
Osama Al Sharif
Asharq Al-Awsat , Darfur , Europe , Hizbollah , Iran , Iraq , Israel , Jerusalem , Lebanon , Middle East , Obama , Obama administration , Palestine , Palestinian Territories , Peace , President , Sudan , UN Security Council , United States , Washington , West Bank , Yemen
OSAMA AL SHARIF: 2010 has established that the region has failed to learn from its past. Failing to resolve conflicts does not mean that they simply go away.
Added on 19/12/2010
Prince El Hassan bin Talal
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HRH PRINCE EL HASSAN BIN TALAL: It was a year which began with much promise and, whisper it, hope around the Middle East. It ends, however, with feelings that are all too familiar…
Added on 17/12/2010
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RAMZY BAROUD: It is the very balance between destruction and rebuilding, despair and hope, occupation and perseverance that makes the Palestinian people powerful.
Added on 08/12/2010
James M. Dorsey
2022 World Cup , Al Ahly , Asian Football Confederation , Cairo , Egypt , FIFA , Fifa World Cup , Football , Iran , Iraq , Israel , Lebanon , Middle East , Oil , Peace , President , Prime Minister , Qatar , Qatar 2022 , Rafik Hariri , Saudi Arabia , Sepp Blatter , Soccer , South Africa , southern Yemen , Syria , Tehran , UEFA , United Arab Emirates , United States , Yemen
JAMES M. DORSEY: So deep-seated is soccer passion that governments would be acting at their own peril and would likely conclude that they have no alternative but to allow their teams to play Israel.
Added on 22/11/2010
RAMZY BAROUD: “Through education we will become a prosperous nation, and will obtain a life that allows us to live in freedom. We will continue to improve education, so that future generations can live peacefully.”