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By Daoud Kuttab - Sep 30,2015
In his plan to counter what he called khawarej (the outlaws) of Islam, His Majesty King Abdullah gave prominence to the role of communication in the battle for the heart soul and mind.Item four of the seven-point plan the King laid out at the UN General Assembly Monday talked abo
By Daoud Kuttab - Sep 16,2015
His Majesty King Abdullah was correct in calling what was happening in Jerusalem this week a provocation.
By Daoud Kuttab - Sep 09,2015
Unless one is a news junky and follows all local news religiously, one probably missed three important issues related to the media freedoms in Jordan.They include the three main media stakeholders, the government, media owners and the public.
By Daoud Kuttab - Sep 02,2015
Mahmoud Abbas holds many titles. He is the head of the Fateh movement, chairman of the PLO’s executive committee and president of the state of Palestine.Technically and legally, the Palestine Liberation Organisation is superior.
By Daoud Kuttab - Aug 26,2015
The independence of the three branches of the state is the bedrock of democracy.
By Daoud Kuttab - Aug 19,2015
The decades-old conflict with Israel and the aftereffects of the Israeli occupation of what was Jordanian land in the West Bank continue to be a source of hardships and problems for individuals and businesspeople on both sides of the Jordan River.Attempts to resolve the many prob
By Daoud Kuttab - Aug 12,2015
Contrary to the claims of Israel and US Republicans, the P5+1 agreement with Iran has eased, not exacerbated, the boiling conflicts in the Middle East.Within a short period of time, a silver lining is appearing in the bloody Syrian civil war.
By Daoud Kuttab - Aug 05,2015
The arrest this week at Al Aqsa Mosque of six civilian guards, who are paid employees of Jordan’s Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs, is a worrisome development.According to Palestinian sources, the unarmed guards prevented a French tourist from raising the Israeli flag while
By Daoud Kuttab - Jul 29,2015
During Yasser Arafat’s long tenure as the head of the PLO, Mahmoud Abbas, who was his deputy, wasn’t always happy with the decisions taken by the leader. A depressed and unhappy Abbas, also known as Abu Mazen, would sometimes disappear for months, often in Morocco.
By Daoud Kuttab - Jul 22,2015
Their numbers might be small but their presence is, and should be, publicly acknowledged and encouraged.



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