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By Daoud Kuttab - Apr 19,2017
Nearly 1,500 Palestinian prisoners are turning down their regular meals as of April 17 in a collective, non-violent protest through hunger strike.Palestinians outside the prisons and many around the world are endorsing the demands of some 6,500 Palestinians held in jail, includin
By Daoud Kuttab - Apr 12,2017
The question of the Jordanian police officer at Gate 3 of the King Hussein Sports complex was very clear.“Are you with Wihdat or Faisali?”“Neither”, I answered, “I am a journalist, we must be neutral.”The officer did not want any of this and asked me again which of the competing
By Daoud Kuttab - Apr 05,2017
Palestinian civil society organisations celebrated this week the successful results of the investigative committee that looked into the events of March 12 outside the court complex in Al Bireh.The investing committee was headed by a representative of the Independent Palestinian C
By Daoud Kuttab - Mar 29,2017
Once a year, leaders of the Arab world meet in one of the Arab countries’ capital for a day to go over statements and decisions previously agreed upon by their respective foreign ministers. The Arab summit has gone up and down in terms of importance.During Egypt’s Gamal Abde
By Daoud Kuttab - Mar 22,2017
For centuries, historic Christian churches have been unable to agree on a way to refurbish and restore the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem.
By Daoud Kuttab - Mar 15,2017
Three years ago, in April 2014, US president Barack Obama nominated Alice G.
By Daoud Kuttab - Mar 08,2017
The surprise announcement, Saturday morning, of the implementation of the capital punishment against 15 Jordanians caught many off guard.Everyone knows that there are many (over 100) people on the death row; many were hoping that Jordan would continue abstaining from carrying out
By Daoud Kuttab - Mar 01,2017
For the second time in four seasons a Palestinian won the most popular pan-Arab television musical contest.Yacoub Shaheen, from Bethlehem, emerged victorious in what organisers said was the most watched show in the history of the Middle East Broadcasting (MBC) programme.He better
By Daoud Kuttab - Feb 22,2017
It is not entirely clear what the purpose of the casual comment on the solution to the Israeli-Palestinian problem made by US President Donald Trump during his press conference with Israeli Premier Benjamin Netanyahu was.When commenting about the form that any “ultimate deal” wou
By Daoud Kuttab - Feb 15,2017
February 13 was declared World Radio Day and this year’s theme, “Radio is you”, attempted to show the importance of radio to local communities.UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova said in a statement on the occasion that “at a time of turbulence, radio provides an enduring platfo



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