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By Daoud Kuttab - Jun 18,2014
The kidnapping of three Israeli religious settlers in an area under the total administrative and security control of the Israeli army has partially brought back attention to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, but for the wrong reasons. While it is natural that the phone calls by
By Daoud Kuttab - Jun 11,2014
Since April 24, 120 out of the 189 Palestinians held without charge or trial have refused taking any food.
By Daoud Kuttab - Jun 04,2014
Politicians the world overweigh their decision and statements on numerous levels: What will be their effect on the position, will they work and how will they affect the politicians’ long-term career. Israeli leaders, especially Premier Benjamin Netanyahu, do not appear to
By Daoud Kuttab - May 21,2014
Early signs of efforts to produce a unity Palestinian government reflect many of challenges, expected after a seven-year-long division. News from Ramallah and Gaza reveals the apparent capitulation of Islamic Hamas to its nationalist adversary. The choice of prime minister appe
By Daoud Kuttab - May 14,2014
Imagine being stopped at an Israeli checkpoint and being taken into custody. Then finding yourself in an Israeli jail for six months without charge or trial. After six months, the administrative order signed by a military commander is renewed.
By Daoud Kuttab - May 07,2014
One of the most obvious results of the failure of the Palestinian-Israeli peace talks has been the realisation that disunity greatly weakens the Palestinian negotiating position. Not only were Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and his team unable to answer the simple question
By Daoud Kuttab - Apr 30,2014
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas’ repeated call on Arabs and Muslims to visit Jerusalem is finally paying off. A conference held in Amman, courageously tackled this issue and produced a surprising number of supporters, including many among Islam’s most respected s
By Daoud Kuttab - Apr 23,2014
Whenever the PLO’s parliament in exile is called to meet, one expects important decisions.
By Daoud Kuttab - Apr 16,2014
The dwindling Palestinian Christian population celebrated Palm Sunday in Jerusalem, Bethlehem and even in Gaza.  Eastern and Western Christian calendars were united this year, bringing larger numbers to the celebrations than usual. Israel again this year issued permits for
By Daoud Kuttab - Apr 09,2014
The decision by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to sign 15 international treaties brought further proof of Israeli racist attitudes towards the Palestinians. Public statements by senior Israeli officials, as well as commentaries and analyses by Israeli pundits show angry rea



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