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Eyad Abu Shakra
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on : Tuesday, 4 Aug, 2015

Opinion: Time for Self-Criticism Amid All the Arab Confusion

Let us stop, even just once, our stubborn denial and talk openly about why we seem addicted to reactions and self-assurances, while others are achieving political advances which even their foes acknowledge. I contend that if we were to pose a direct question along these lines, we would not like the answer. There is no doubt that the Iran nuclear deal has been a significant landmark that has uncovered where we as Arabs are failing. Another significant development has been the late-coming Am...

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Asharq Al-Awsat
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on : Monday, 27 Jul, 2015

Dozens injured at Al-Aqsa Mosque after Israeli police storm compound

Tel Aviv, Asharq Al-Awsat—Israeli police attacked dozens of Palestinian worshipers at the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound on Sunday, after clashes broke out when police blocked access to the site to escort a group of ultranationalist right-wing Israelis to the compound. Police used rubber-coated bullets and rods to attack worshippers, also spraying them with teargas and pepper spray, the Palestinian Ma’an news agency reported. Around 30 Palestinians were injured following the clashes, in add...

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Amir Taheri
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on : Sunday, 12 Jul, 2015

A Symphony of Parallel Tragedies

London, Asharq Al-Awsat—The subtitle of this new novel by Palestinian writer Rabee Al-Madhoun describes it as “a concerto in four movements.” However, the reader woul...

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Asharq Al-Awsat
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on : Tuesday, 23 Jun, 2015

Israel, Hamas may have committed war crimes in Gaza: UN report

Geneva, Reuters—UN investigators said on Monday that Israel and Hamas, as well as other Palestinian militant groups, committed grave abuses of international humanitarian law ...

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Kifah Ziboun
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on : Thursday, 18 Jun, 2015

Palestine: Abbas orders PM to form new government, says adviser

Ramallah, Asharq Al-Awsat—A new Palestinian cabinet consisting of members with links to factions from across the political spectrum will replace the technocratic, national u...

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Kifah Ziboun
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on : Tuesday, 16 Jun, 2015

Hamas close to agreeing five-year ceasefire with Israel: sources

Ramallah, Asharq Al-Awsat—Hamas and Israel are close to agreeing on a five-year truce plan, after two weeks of continued discussions between both sides, informed sources have...

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Asharq Al-Awsat
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on : Tuesday, 7 Apr, 2015

UN urges evacuation of Palestinian refugees in Syria camp

United Nations, AP—The UN Security Council called Monday for life-saving assistance and safe evacuation for up to 18,000 Palestinians facing escalating fighting in a refugee ...

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Asharq Al-Awsat
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on : Tuesday, 24 Mar, 2015

Arab-Israeli political leaders reject Netanyahu’s apology

Jerusalem, AP—Arab political leaders in Israel on Tuesday rejected Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's apology for comments he made in last week's national elections that offen...

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Asharq Al-Awsat
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on : Wednesday, 18 Mar, 2015

Netanyahu’s Likud surges to stunning Israeli election win

Tel Aviv, AP—Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's ruling Likud Party scored a resounding victory in the country's election, final results showed Wednesday, a stunning ...

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Asharq Al-Awsat
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on : Tuesday, 17 Mar, 2015

As Israelis vote, Netanyahu rules out Palestinian state

Jerusalem, AP—Israelis were voting in parliament elections Tuesday after a heated three-month campaign that focused on economic issues but ended with a dramatic last-minute...

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