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Sharif Nashashibi

Sharif Nashashibi is an award-winning journalist and commentator on Arab affairs.

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For the West, no means of opposing Israel is acceptable

In the last fortnight, two of the most respected human rights organizations in the world separately condemned Western crackdowns on peaceful protests against Israel’s myriad abuses against the Palestinian people.

May 20, 2024

Arabs’ age-old election dilemma

The upcoming elections in the US and UK present an age-old dilemma for Arab communities in both countries: who to vote for when there is little separating the major parties regarding the Middle East and, at a time of particular crisis such as now, whether to vote at all.

May 05, 2024

In this year of anniversaries, how much longer must Palestine wait?

The effect of the infamous Balfour Declaration was best summed up by the late British author and journalist Arthur Koestler: “One nation solemnly promised to a second nation the country of a third.” It had no legal or moral right to do so.

November 02, 2017

The media role in Brits’ bad attitude toward the Arab world

The Arab News/YouGov poll on the attitudes of UK residents toward the Arab world makes for largely depressing reading.

September 25, 2017