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Sweet winter in the West Bank

Guest contribution by Elif Fâtıma Görken

This winter I spent time in Palestine visiting dear friends who invited me to their city, Al-Quds, and showed me their beautiful homeland which has been occupied by Israel for the past 65 years. 509 more words

Guest Contribution

“. . . At night, we wait for dreams, dressed up as priestesses of fog. . .” (Sami Muhanna)

Sunday, March 22, 2015

JERUSALEM (Ma’an) — Dozens of ultra-Orthodox Jews toured the Al-Aqsa mosque compound in the Old City of Jerusalem on Sunday morning under the protection of Israeli forces, while Israeli police detained Palestinians even as groups of settlers reportedly assaulted worshipers nearby. 1,094 more words

Palestinian Poets

“. . . I left them with a voice singing its song of love for my country. . .” (Aminah Kazak)

March 17, 2015
A new (highly professional and informative) BLOG:
“Today, the Institute for Palestine Studies launched its first ever blog! We hope you’ll join us at Palestine Square for expert analysis on Palestinian affairs, exclusive interviews with Palestinian artists, Palestine Unbound – the digital counterpart to the… 971 more words


Israeli Occupation Police Assaults 10 Year Old Girl As Extremists Break into al-Aqsa

JERUSALEM, March 15, 2015 (WAFA) – Israeli police Sunday assaulted a 10-year-old girl who shouted at Jewish settlers entered al-Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem’s Old City with the purpose of performing religious prayers, according to local sources. 513 more words


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Jewish hate preacher issues ruling for prayers inside Al-Aqsa

MEMO | March 12, 2015

An extreme right-wing Jewish hate preacher has issued a ruling which urges Jews to hold their prayers inside Al-Aqsa Mosque. Rabbi Dov Lior is one of the most influential of the hard-line national-religious rabbis.

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Ethnic Cleansing, Racism, Zionism

Bab Al-Amoud will always remain the spectacular gate for Al-Aqsa Mosque

        The large wall, where the gate of Bab Al-Amoud merged its shoulders within it, combined of two large towers. Like ‘Mashrabiyat’ in Khan Al-Khalili, small stone orients were projected from the towers and supported by short thick beautiful braids. 78 more words


Snow covers the Dome of the Rock

Snow covers the Dome of the Rock in the compound known to Muslims as Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as Temple Mount, in Jerusalem’s Old City, as seen from the Mount of Olives. 20 more words