Posts Tagged ‘Middle East’

  • Choosing a future: What the Kurdish minority’s parliamentary triumph means for Turkey

    Июнь 13, 2015 English, Featured Комментарии к записи Choosing a future: What the Kurdish minority’s parliamentary triumph means for Turkey отключены
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    Turkey, once the most confident and powerful state in the region, has suddenly found it self on the brink of plunging into political and economic instability with no clear solutions to the problem

  • Turkey at the crossroads: Erdogan’s power at stake in parliamentary elections

    Июнь 13, 2015 English, Featured Комментарии к записи Turkey at the crossroads: Erdogan’s power at stake in parliamentary elections отключены
    (FILES) -- A file photo taken on February 23, 2011 shows Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan listening to a question during an interview with AFP in Ankara. Erdogan on November 23, 2011 apologised for a bloody military campaign that killed thousands of Kurds in southeast Turkey at the end of 1930s. "If it is necessary to apologise on behalf of the state... I will apologise, I am apologising," Erdogan told his Justice and Development Party (AKP) members in Ankara in televised remarks.      AFP PHOTO/ADEM ALTAN

    Erdogan is the only Muslim leader who unwaveringly stands up for religious values and principles, fights for justice, speaks up for Palestine, the Syrian people and the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt, and talks about all the political issues that concern Muslims in Turkey and outside it. Will his rhetoric help him this time?

  • Jerusalem: Witnessing the death of Palestinian trade

    Май 29, 2015 English, Featured, Reports Комментарии к записи Jerusalem: Witnessing the death of Palestinian trade отключены
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    To have a shop in the Old City of Jerusalem is kind of a mission aimed at promoting Palestinian presence. No trade – no Palestinians. It’s another aspect of the slow but incessant de-Palestinization which affects every Arab living here

  • Hebron: Israel killed this city

    Май 25, 2015 English, Featured, Reports Комментарии к записи Hebron: Israel killed this city отключены
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    Palestinians believe Hebron has been used to test methods now applied on a wider scale in Jerusalem, such as building settlements on Palestinian territory, installing checkpoints, seizing sanctuaries and taking away jobs and food from the people

  • Deir Yassin: Where the Palestinian exile began

    Май 14, 2015 English, Featured, Reports Комментарии к записи Deir Yassin: Where the Palestinian exile began отключены
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    The most famous Palestinian village gained its notoriety 67 years ago. In one day, up to 254 of its residents were killed. Deir Yassin no longer exists – it’s literally been wiped off the map

  • Why do we know nothing about ISIS?

    Апрель 29, 2015 Columns, English Комментарии к записи Why do we know nothing about ISIS? отключены
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    “Don’t you know that Isis was the name of an Egyptian goddess?” a colleague from Iraq recently wrote me

  • Would King David want Jerusalem cleared of Palestinians?

    Апрель 16, 2015 Columns, English, Featured Комментарии к записи Would King David want Jerusalem cleared of Palestinians? отключены
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    At the foot of Al-Aqsa the struggle ensues over every house. If this neighborhood is called Silwan, the Palestinians have a chance of staying. But if it’s named after King David, their chances are nil.

  • What the de-Palestinization of Jerusalem is really like

    Апрель 11, 2015 Columns, English, Featured Комментарии к записи What the de-Palestinization of Jerusalem is really like отключены
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    Everyday life of a Palestinian in Jerusalem consists of years spent in fighting for their right to obtain a license: first, for land, then for a house and then for the repair works for the house.

  • What do you do when the Wailing Wall comes to your house? A new Jewish holy site in the Palestinian quarter

    Апрель 11, 2015 Columns, English, Featured Комментарии к записи What do you do when the Wailing Wall comes to your house? A new Jewish holy site in the Palestinian quarter отключены
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    How a Palestinian living in a house that belonged to his family since the 17th century deals with a sudden appearance of a Jewish holy site, the Small Wailing Wall, and why it’s so important for the Palestinians in Jerusalem to never have fines or debts.

  • ‘We Palestinian Christians say Allahu Akbar’

    Апрель 11, 2015 Columns, English, Featured Комментарии к записи ‘We Palestinian Christians say Allahu Akbar’ отключены
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    The only Palestinian Orthodox Christian bishop in the Holy Land speaking about the suffering of Palestinian Christians, their unity with Muslims in the Palestinian struggle, about Orthodox Christian martyrs, and Ukraine.