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Other than my beloved hubby, the most handsome Palestinian ever!

Like really, can we all take a moment to applaud Gaza for this magnificent specimen…

My beloved Mohammed Assaf, Palestinian from Gaza, winner of last year’s Arab Idol just released his first video which he came to Lebanon to shoot in the Bourj el-Barajneh Palestinian refugee camp, home of 20,000 Palestinian refugees. 133 more words

“Do Fences Make Good Neighbors?”

Barriers for peace, or barriers to peace? In this sociopolitical essay, Dr. Christine Leuenberger of Cornell University examines the effects of border walls over time, with a poignant comparison of the previously unsurmountable Berlin Wall with today’s West Bank Barrier. 1,689 more words


Masjid ul-Aqsa;

I think it was about a month ago I posted a picture of the event organised by Alburuj Press, where they offered the opportunity to head to Masjid ul-Aqsa – Palestine for the last 10 days of Ramadhan (A blessed month for Muslims in which they observe fasts from dawn to dusk as a spiritual obligation). 282 more words


Stone Cold Justice

The Shock Tactics Used By The Israeli Army On Palestinian Children, and how children have become the key to Israel’s control of the West Bank. The military strategy that sees Palestinian children in the West Bank detained, interrogated and physically abused.
Produced by ABC Australia, 2014

English Language

Israel-Palestine: World Policy on Al Jazeera America

By Marguerite Ward

Earlier this week, World Policy Institute fellow Patricia DeGennaro appeared on Al Jazeera America to discuss why Israeli-Palestinian negotiations have once again come to a halt. 420 more words

Politics & Economics

A Few Problems in Gaza

As Jodi Rudoren tells it today in the Times, the people of Gaza have a “sense of siege.” They also complain of “restrictions on travel, farming and fishing,” but that’s about it. 613 more words