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By Daoud Kuttab - Dec 13,2017
I never thought I would say this.  But I must give a hearty thank you to President Donald Trump. In one statement that didn’t even include any action, he has given a boost to the Palestinian cause in general and has helped focus on the case of Jerusalem in particular.
By Daoud Kuttab - Dec 07,2017
Acurious thing is happening in Washington. Three major anti-Palestinian decisions have taken place in the last few weeks.
By Daoud Kuttab - Nov 30,2017
The Trump administration may have committed its biggest blunder yet in terms of trying to restart the Palestinian-Israeli peace process.When the US government resorted to legal manoeuvres disallowing the Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO) mission in Washington DC to stay ope
By Daoud Kuttab - Nov 22,2017
We are once again going through the ridiculous situation of leaders and people blaming the victim rather than taking responsibility.In Washington, the Trump administration decided (obviously with the collusion with Israel and AIPAC) to close the PLO mission because Palestinians a
By Daoud Kuttab - Nov 15,2017
In a moving ceremony held at the Free Evangelical Church in Amman’s Khalda neighbourhood on November 14, members of evangelical churches in Palestine and Jordan announced the creation of a unified coordinating alliance, made up of: the Council of Local Evangelical Churches in The
By Daoud Kuttab - Nov 08,2017
The Orthodox Church in Jerusalem is going through some of its most difficult times due to continuous attacks against its leadership for squandering church property that is often ending up in the hands of the most radical settlement groups and Israeli investors.The church, headed
By Daoud Kuttab - Nov 01,2017
The decision by the FIFA council to keep the status quo as is regarding six Jewish settlements football clubs is a worrisome development that might be reflecting some kind of new world order.The idea that the sports giant allows Israeli teams to play in a FIFA-registered league d
By Daoud Kuttab - Oct 25,2017
The economic difficulties Jordan is facing forced officials to consider removing financial subsidies that made the regular white pita (flat round unleavened bread) available at a very low cost.A government study proposed raising the current price of bread by 100 per cent, making
By Daoud Kuttab - Oct 18,2017
The Palestinian reconciliation effort sponsored by Egypt and supported by the rest of the world appears to be moving in the right direction.Jordan, which has championed the Palestinian cause and has been encouraging Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to engage in the American-le
By Daoud Kuttab - Oct 11,2017
For a long time, freedom fighters and freedom of expression advocates have drawn inspiration from the US constitution’s first amendment and its application there. While this theoretical source of inspiration continues to be valid, many feel that when it comes to its applicat



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