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Israel’s strategy to erase the word ‘Occupation’ and Palestine

  • Recently, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) voted to approve a draft resolution that would recognize damage Israel’s government has done to Christian and especially Muslim sites in Occupied Jerusalem....
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A good read

  • I read with interest the article “Seeing Trump through the eyes of an Arab American” (Oct. 20) by Ray Hanania. Truth be told, I never thought about the US elections, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump in this way. The writer has added a whole new dimension to the US election debate and it really...
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Seeing Trump through the eyes of an Arab American

  • Despite having a substantial voting presence in America over the past half century, Arab Americans face a cynical choice when it comes to voting for president.We can’t escape the vacuum of the negativity between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. The choice is between Trump, whose flippant...
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How Iran claims to support Palestinians, but is truly undermining them

  • Although much is made of the rising threat of Daesh and Al-Qaeda in the Middle East, one axis more threatening, is the violent coalition of Syria and Hezbollah, led by Iran.Iran is one of the most dangerous regimes in the greater Middle East region and its agenda has not changed since the Shah of...
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Don’t call us MENA in the census, call us Arabs!

  • In continuation of his efforts to change the US census, President Barack Obama has proposed a new classification to identify “Middle Eastern and North African” people in a new category called “MENA.”Although many are hailing Obama’s efforts, placing Arabs in the “MENA” category might actually...
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Pro-Israel? Or pro-Palestinian? What will be Obama’s legacy?

  • Many Arabs believed newly elected President Barack Obama would re-balance America’s heavily pro-Israel foreign policy, including establishing a Palestinian State.In fact Obama didn’t disappoint Arab world or Palestinian expectations when he embraced Palestinian rights and acknowledged Palestinian...
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Mullah, prince and taqiyah trap

  • Ever since they seized power in 1979, Iran’s ruling mullahs have faced the challenge of forging a synthesis between perception and reality. In almost every case, attempts at replacing reality with the perception of an ideal ends in grief. And in many cases, the ideological regime is prepared to...
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Airports make for easy targets

  • For reasons that defy logic, Istanbul’s main airport has always been seen as a vulnerable target which only underscores the fact that all airports in the world are open to attack and fail-safe is not a viable option. At Ataturk, security is usually high but the weak underbelly lies in vehicular...
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Londoners show the way

  • Race is the ultimate reality, said Benjamin Disraeli, the 19th century Conservative prime minister. Although the color of one’s skin still matters, Britain has come a long way since the time of its first Jewish prime minister. Nothing better encapsulates this change than the historic election of...
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Green Card proposal

  • I read with interest the article “Green Card: A ray of hope for expats” (April 27) by Abdulateef Al-Mulhim. I liked the manner in which the writer raised the issue. The best thing about the writer is that we could relate to his writing. He does not write for himself. He writes for his readers,...
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