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Ameer Makhoul
The prisoner exchange deal was a major achievement for Hamas and a great step forward for the Palestinian people, particularly the prisoner’s...
Wednesday, November 2, 2011
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Taghrid Atallah
Israeli prison bars separated a Palestinian couple from marriage for 18 years. But following the latest prisoner deal, Taher and Raeda at long last...
Tuesday, November 1, 2011
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Qassem Qassem
Celebrations of the release of 1,027 Palestinian prisoners on Tuesday were not restricted to Gaza and the West bank. Many in Lebanon’s Palestinian...
Wednesday, October 19, 2011
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Sabah Ayoub
Gilad Shalit’s name has trended in the French press these days. But the press celebrations of his release went hand in hand with almost no coverage...
Wednesday, October 19, 2011
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Mahdi al-Sayyed
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s approval of a prisoner exchange with Hamas ran counter to his known political ideology. The deal was more...
Monday, October 17, 2011
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Ibrahim al-Amin
The current political crisis in Lebanon makes one think that the situation is going from bad to worse, similar in many ways to the period before the...
Friday, October 14, 2011
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Yahya Dabouq
This week Israeli press released details of a prospective prisoner swap between Hamas and the Zionist state. Israel promises to return over 1,000...
Thursday, October 13, 2011
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Qais Safadi
Palestinian Authority head Mahmoud Abbas returned from New York to much fanfare in the West Bank. In Gaza, Hamas officials cast serious doubts on...
Monday, September 26, 2011
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Hosam Matar
The Chinese chief of staff’s visit to Israel on August 14 gave rise to speculation about the nature of the relationship between the two countries:...
Wednesday, September 7, 2011
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