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By Hasan Abu Nimah - Nov 07,2017
Just as hopes were rising that some of the fires raging in many parts of the Arab region were slowly beginning to die down, a new one suddenly erupted where least expected.After years of uncertainty, political stagnation and institutional deadlock, Lebanon managed to reasonably r
By Hasan Abu Nimah - Oct 31,2017
While the Israelis, and perhaps the world Jewry as well, commemorate the 1948 war with the Palestinians as their independence day, the Palestinians, on the other hand, see that era in their history as a sad moment for remembering their “Nakba”(the Arabic word for catastrophe).Cur
By Hasan Abu Nimah - Oct 24,2017
When I first read about US President Donald Trump’s announcement that he will not block the publication of the last batch of secret government files on the assassination of president John F.
By Hasan Abu Nimah - Oct 17,2017
The dissolution of the Jordanian National Current Party by its founders has raised questions about the viability of political parties in Jordan.This party, founded in 2009, was one of the largest in the country, with prominent founders and members who had previously occupied impo
By Hasan Abu Nimah - Oct 10,2017
For the last 10 years, the split in the Palestinian leadership structure has been primarily blamed for the extended stagnation of, indeed the retreat in, the Palestinian performance altogether.Unless and until the Palestinian factions drop their differences and unite their effort
By Hasan Abu Nimah - Oct 03,2017
Israel will not be happy with the reported reconciliation between Hamas and the Palestinian Authority (PA) led by Mahmoud Abbas — unless the outcome is tailored fully to its needs.With much fanfare, Rami Hamdallah, the PA prime minister, visited Gaza this week, the first PA step
By Hasan Abu Nimah - Sep 26,2017
Crown Prince Hussein bin Abdullah mounted the podium of the world’s biggest stage to address the UN General Assembly, speaking not only on behalf of his “beloved Jordan” and as representative of His Majesty King Abdullah, “but also as a member of the greatest generation of young
By Hasan Abu Nimah - Sep 19,2017
The United Nations General Assembly is commencing its annual three-month session this week.
By Hasan Abu Nimah - Sep 05,2017
There is no question that the war in Syria is approaching its end.
By Hasan Abu Nimah - Aug 29,2017
As many feared, the US team led by the president’s son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner ended its effort to resuscitate the moribund Palestinian-Israeli peace process without any tangible result.And yet, neither of the two directly concerned sides nor the Arab capitals that the A



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