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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
By Daoud Kuttab - Oct 04,2017
After many failed efforts and dashed expectations, many were cautiously optimistic about the chances of the current Palestinian reconciliation effort to succeed.
By Daoud Kuttab - Sep 27,2017
In his speech at the United Nations General Assembly, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas made the following statement: “Freedom is coming and is inevitable, and occupation shall come to an end,” he said.Abbas then said that in regard to his people, there are two choices: “It wil
By Daoud Kuttab - Sep 20,2017
For some time now, I have been following, through his Twitter account, the activities and meetings of US peace envoy Jason Greenblatt. Now on the sideline of the United Nations General Assembly we are made privy to some of his ideas and thinking.The net conclusion is not enc
By Daoud Kuttab - Sep 13,2017
The United Nations General Assembly is expected hold its annual meeting starting this weekend.As has become a tradition, world leaders speak from the rostrum to the assembled delegates and through them to the world.More and more leaders are using the occasion to speak to their ow
By Daoud Kuttab - Sep 06,2017
The call by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to hold a full session of the Palestine National Council (PNC) is long overdue and badly needed.



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