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By Daoud Kuttab - Jul 19,2017
In the fall of 1967, shortly after Israel had annexed East Jerusalem, it attempted to impose the Israeli educational curriculum on all schools in the city.Palestinian families looking for the future and considering the higher education and careers of their children in the Arab wo
By Daoud Kuttab - Jul 12,2017
New challenges require new responses.This has proven to be true in the efforts of a single woman in her personal struggle against harassment and sexual abuse that is often the norm in many parts of the Middle East.Laila Hzaineh refuses to take abuse without response. Last ye
By Daoud Kuttab - Jul 06,2017
The Middle East is experiencing one of its hottest summers; not measured by unprecedented temperatures, but by major burning partisanships, blistering new alliances and heated geopolitical shifts.The most stable regional alliance, the Gulf Cooperation Council, is on the verge of
By Daoud Kuttab - Jun 29,2017
For years, the US Congress was known to be a bastion of pro-Israel sentiment.Voted in with huge funding from pro-Israel sources, Congress has often marched to the orders of AIPC, the powerful pro-Israel lobby.The US administration, on the other hand, has often taken a more nuance
By Daoud Kuttab - Jun 22,2017
King Abdullah’s iftar banquet for Jerusalemites has become an annual tradition and has grown in importance.His Majesty invited tens of political, religious and social Palestinian leaders from Jerusalem for meetings and the breaking of the Ramadan fast on Sunday.A number of Palest
By Daoud Kuttab - Jun 14,2017
My daughter was excited and worried.
By Daoud Kuttab - Jun 07,2017
Fifty years is a long time.
By Daoud Kuttab - May 31,2017
The non-violent movement in Palestine received two extraordinary boosts this week.After 41 days of abstaining from all foods and drinks, save water and salt, Palestinian prisoners declared victory.A rigorous 20-hour negotiation process that included the Israeli Prison Services, P
By Daoud Kuttab - May 24,2017
In his summit speech in Saudi Arabia on Sunday, US President Donald Trump took an important undertaking to revisit how the US policy is designed, including his willingness “to adjust our strategies” if need be.“We will discard those strategies that have not worked,” he told King
By Daoud Kuttab - May 17,2017
Jordan and Palestine, as well several other countries, continue to suffer from the remains of an imported education system that was addressed in its home of origin but remained unchanged in these countries.The system’s most tangible conclusion is the general secondary examination



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