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By Hasan Abu Nimah - Apr 02,2019
US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognise Israel’s sovereignty over the Syrian occupied Golan Heights has been widely condemned and rejected: by the UN Secretary General, Europeans, Russians, individual Arab states, the Arab League’s Tunis summit, Turkey, Iran and many ot
By Hasan Abu Nimah - Mar 27,2019
His Majesty King Abdullah’s decision on Monday to cancel a scheduled working visit to Romania in response to its decision to move its embassy to Jerusalem comes as no surprise: King Abdullah is known for promptness and drastic action on such vital matters.
By Hasan Abu Nimah - Mar 19,2019
The Bab Al Rahmah (Gate of Mercy) building is part of Al Haram Al Sharif’s 144-dunum complex in the occupied city of Jerusalem.
By Hasan Abu Nimah - Mar 12,2019
The so-called Arab Spring that swept across much of the Arab world eight years ago appears to be having a resurgence.An incident in a remote Tunisian town in 2010 sparked a wave of rebellions across the Arab world.It was on December 17, 2010 when Mohammad Bouazizi, who had f
By Hasan Abu Nimah - Mar 05,2019
In his capacity as head of the US peace team in charge of the so-called “deal of the century”, Jared Kushner visited the Gulf region and Turkey last week. Obviously, the visit was part of an ongoing effort to market the project.
By Hasan Abu Nimah - Feb 26,2019
This week, the Israeli government approved the illegal construction of 4,416 housing units on occupied Palestinian lands around East Jerusalem in Shuafat, Beit Hanina and in the illegal Jewish settlement of Jilo, built on the lands of Beit Jala; all within a very narrow radius of
By Hasan Abu Nimah - Feb 19,2019
The Warsaw summit may have been “a failure for Trump”, but it certainly was not “a win for Netanyahu” as Trita Parsi wrote in on February 15.Parsi explains that the summit did not realise the initially-planned US objective of creating an “anti-Iran alliance” and hence
By Hasan Abu Nimah - Feb 12,2019
Every time I drive in Amman, I witness the chaos in the city streets that seems to be increasing by the hour.
By Hasan Abu Nimah - Feb 06,2019
Eight years ago, the Arab League suspended Syria's membership as it did Libya's.Both decisions were wrong, not just because they violated the league’s charter, but because by doing so, the body circumvented any possibility of addressing two major Arab crises in a responsible and
By Hasan Abu Nimah - Jan 29,2019
The prospects for a peaceful 2019 do not seem any better than what our region has been experiencing for decades.No amount of the usual seasonal good wishes for a happy and peaceful new year would make a difference while injustice resulting from aggression, lawlessness and occupat



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