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Zeinab Hawi
It was rather normal for Al-Arabiya news channel to retract its story about the unprecedented closure of al-Aqsa Mosque on October 28. The channel...
Thursday, November 6, 2014
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Faten Elhajj
There are always problems between parents and both private and public school administrations over issues of banning or imposing certain religious...
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
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Orouba Othman
Palestinian media has always been rife with stereotypical cliches about women. It does not hesitate to impose preconceived ideas on Palestinian...
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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Rahil Dandash
Mythical thinking is alive and well in the Arab and Islamic worlds. It is even possible to say that awareness of the world for a large segment of our...
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
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Bayan Abdel Wahad
Injured young man Ahmed Abdullah leans against the wall as he waits his turn in a long queue to see a doctor. All these patients need to find out if...
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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Eva Shoufi
The civil war was not a fleeting moment in the lives of the Lebanese people. Whether they have lived it or not, its repercussions continue to impact...
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Ahmed al-Abed
“Jerusalem is the bride of Arab nationalism, why did you let all these aggressors into her room?” asked Muzaffar al-Nawab, a renowned Iraqi poet,...
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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On October 16, 2014, Al-Akhbar English held the first session of its “Meet the Author” series over Facebook with Professor As’ad AbuKhalil. AbuKhalil...
Friday, October 17, 2014
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Mohammad Abdel Rahman
In the absence of clear or declared legal criteria, journalists in Egypt are still subject to investigations and gag orders. The past few months...
Friday, October 17, 2014
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