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By Mahmoud N. Zidan - Sep 10,2016
A couple of weeks ago, a friend of mine was driving home. He and his wife had just finished their weekly shopping trip, on which they took along their two children.
By Mahmoud N. Zidan - Aug 14,2016
The 2016 Olympic Games, held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, have been marred by several dark spots from the get-go: the hyperbolised spread of the Zika virus in Latin America, which led some sportspeople to boycott the games; the volatile political situation in Brazil; the algae-fill
By Mahmoud N. Zidan - Jul 31,2016
While watching the 2016 Republican and Democratic national conventions, I could not help but notice the strong presence of Ronald Reagan, especially his invocation of the “shining city upon a hill”.
By Mahmoud N. Zidan - Jul 04,2016
There are many challenges that the defenders of Palestinians’ rights have to face, but one of the most considerable is the accusation of anti-Semitism.Zionists always managed to convince the world of their manufactured version of history and of the myth that criticism of Israel i
By Mahmoud N. Zidan - Jun 25,2016
Perhaps the assassination of Jo Cox, the British MP, outside a library is symbolic after all.The purpose of Cox’s suspected murder, Thomas Mair, behind killing her after a surgery session with her constituents cannot be missed: silencing her voice and what it represents.Neverthel
By Mahmoud N. Zidan - Jun 18,2016
On June 14, I was watching the CNN coverage of the atrocious mass shooting that left 49 Americans dead and more than 50 injured.As part of that coverage, Chris Cuomo, a CNN anchor, was hosting Rudy Giuliani, the mayor of New York City at the time of the September 11 terrorist att
By Mahmoud N. Zidan - Jun 05,2016
In case you are not familiar with Harambe the gorilla, although I doubt it, I am going to briefly tell you its story.Harambe was a gorilla that was shot dead last week to rescue a 3-year-old child who fell in its moat-like enclosure. The event was captured on tape, showing t
By Mahmoud N. Zidan - May 14,2016
On May 11 and 12, many Israelis marked the 68th anniversary of their so-called Independence Day, Yom Ha’atzmaut, according to the Hebrew calendar.That day laid the groundwork for implementing the myth of a greater — only in size — Israel, a colonial state if there ever was one.&n
By Mahmoud N. Zidan - Apr 16,2016
Most Western politicians — the majority of whom are men — do not hesitate to tell Muslim women that they want to liberate them from Islamic “oppression”.Supported by media outlets in that “liberation” attempt, they often suggest that Muslim women should unveil themselves, as the
By Mahmoud N. Zidan - Mar 05,2016
Mohammad Al Qeeq, the Palestinian journalist who was administratively detained by the Israeli colonial army for more than three months, has finally triumphed over his oppressors.Yet, he did not become triumphant by using the weaponry with which this war-infested region is overly



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