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  • Sep 19 / 2016
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Africa, Asia-Pacific, Middle East

Muslim world in flux

KARACHI: As Muslims worldwide have just performed another Haj and are now celebrating Eidul Azha, it is perhaps an opportune moment to reflect on the current state of that abstract construct – the ‘Muslim world’. While, indeed, the world as a whole is facing myriad challenges to the global order – political, financial, security etc [...]

  • Sep 02 / 2016
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Middle East

UNRWA Calls for Investigation into Killing of Palestinian Refugee

Palestine Chronicle Staff The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) has called on Israel, in a statement released today, to investigate the killing of a Palestinian youth in Alfuwar refugee camp in the West Bank. Mohammed Yousef Abu hash-hash, 19, was killed on August 16, and others were injured. [...]

  • Sep 02 / 2016
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Middle East

Erekat: Israel investigating own war crimes, clearing itself of all wrongdoing

By Dr. Saeb Erekat We did not expect anything less than Israel’s justification of war crimes during its last major military attack on Gaza, by clearing itself of all wrongdoing in an investigation conducted by its own colonial regime. This highlights Israel’s attitude toward bombing civilian areas, United Nations buildings (including shelters), hospitals, and other [...]

  • Sep 02 / 2016
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Middle East

Israel is behaving as a settler colonial state: Richard Falk

Earlier this month, a video clip of an Israeli soldier snatching a bicycle from a Palestinian girl went viral on social media. From the footage one can hear the eight-year-old crying while another soldier throws her bicycle into the bushes. Prior to that, in February this year, another video of an Israeli soldier tipping over [...]

  • Sep 02 / 2016
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Middle East

Palestinian PM, UNRWA Officials Discuss Services Provided To Palestinian Refugees

He stressed the importance of the efforts being exerted by UNRWA especially in education and health sectors, praising its continued support to the Palestinian refugee camps of the diaspora and calling on the international community institutions to assume its legal and moral responsibility to protect them from the devastating effects of the war in Syria. [...]

  • Sep 01 / 2016
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Middle East

How Google Maps refocused our attention on Palestine’s borders

Tony Karon Google found itself at the centre of a social media firestorm last week, accused of erasing Palestine from its maps. The company said it had never, in fact, used the term “Palestine” in the first place, and promised to fix what it said was a software bug that had removed the designations “West Bank” [...]

  • Aug 23 / 2016
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Europe

Cisjordanie: importante opération israélienne contre les ateliers d’armes

  Cisjordanie: importante opération israélienne contre les ateliers d’armes 425 words 23 August 2016 01:20 PM Agence France Presse AFPFR French Copyright Agence France-Presse, 2016 All reproduction and presentation rights reserved.   L’armée israélienne a annoncé mardi avoir démantelé sept ateliers clandestins de fabrication d’armes en Cisjordanie et saisi des dizaines d’armes et de munitions [...]

  • Aug 09 / 2016
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Middle East

حق الفلسطينيين في الدفاع عن النفس، و”مسؤولية الحماية” R2P

حق الفلسطينيين في الدفاع عن النفس، و”مسؤولية الحماية” R2P تاريخ النشر : 2014-08-01 د. حسن أيوب أستاذ السياسة الدولية والسياسات المقارنة في جامعة النجاح الوطنية، نابلس في خضم العدوان الجاري على قطاع غزة، والقمع الاسرائيلي الدموي للفلسطينيين في الضفة الغربية المحتلة، تثار مسألة قانونية وأخلاقية هامة تتعلق بحدود حق الدفاع عن النفس، وبواجب المجتمع الدولي [...]

  • Jul 26 / 2016
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Middle East, North America

The right to intervene

Srinagar, June 1 — Sitting in his presidential palace in 1991, Iraq’s President Saddam Hussein and his Culture Minister Hamad Hammadi drafted a letter to Mikhail Gorbachev, President of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (U.S.S.R.). Hussein and Hammadi hoped that the U.S.S.R. would help save Iraq from the West’s barrage. Hammadi, who understood the [...]

  • Jul 20 / 2016
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Middle East

UN Security Council to informally discuss international protection for Palestinians

The Palestinian efforts at the UNSC is part of drive to make sure that the international community does not ignore the plight of the Palestinians given the other issues in the Middle East. The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) will discuss providing international protection for Palestinians during an informal May 6 meeting, PLO Ambassador to the UN in New [...]

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