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By Hasan Abu Nimah - Jul 19,2017
Last Friday, there was an attack in Jerusalem. Three Israeli Palestinian young men opened fire on Israeli forces near Bab Al Asbat, the gate in the Jerusalem Old City wall that leads to Al Haram Al Sharif.Two Israeli officers were killed, while another was injured.
By Hasan Abu Nimah - Jul 11,2017
The United Nations was established more than 70 years ago. Any objective assessment of its function would likely yield a poor outcome.The UN Charter was signed on June 26, 1945. The purpose of the organisation was defined in Article 1. It reads: “1.
By Hasan Abu Nimah - Jul 04,2017
Every time a newly elected US president takes up office, he finds the Arab-Israeli conflict topping the list of important challenges ahead.Without a single exception, every US president in the last six decades tried to deal with the issue, with the intent of reaching a settlement
By Hasan Abu Nimah - Jun 21,2017
Jordan was host to the last Arab summit, at the end of March this year.Contrary to previous annual leaders’ gatherings, the Amman Summit was well attended, a signal of seriousness in tackling an extraordinary agenda, not for its heavy load, but due to the critical nature of the i
By Hasan Abu Nimah - Jun 13,2017
The last thing the Arab world needed at this very critical period of its history is a new and a very serious crisis hitting hard at the heart of the Gulf region.Not only because the nearly five-decade-old Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) had been steadily moving in the direction of
By Hasan Abu Nimah - Jun 06,2017
Terrorists are changing their tactics to circumvent countermeasures.
By Hasan Abu Nimah - May 30,2017
Last week, Jordanians celebrated their country’s 71st birthday.Their distinct joy emanates from the fact that, despite mounting challenges and surrounding troubles, the country remains in great health, sound and well.Most unfortunately, being caught in a visit abroad, I was depri
By Hasan Abu Nimah - May 23,2017
I am writing while US President Donald Trump is on his way to Israel, where he will discuss with Israeli leaders, as well as with the Palestinians, the possibility of resuscitating the stalled peace process.The question is whether the president’s mission will prove possible.Trump
By Hasan Abu Nimah - May 16,2017
Hamas, the Islamic Resistance Movement, has recently announced a revised political charter.The original, 1988, Hamas charter included anti-Semitic language in targeting Jews as the enemy; linked itself to the much older Muslim Brotherhood organisation; committed to the destructio
By Hasan Abu Nimah - May 09,2017
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