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By Hasan Abu Nimah - Oct 21,2014
The choice in Syria should not be between dictatorship and terrorism, the French defence minister was quoted as saying during his visit to Qatar earlier this week. That is absolutely right.
By Hasan Abu Nimah - Oct 14,2014
Late last week, Jordanian police clashed with citizens who were protesting action by the Greater Amman Municipality (GAM) to reorganise the heavily populated capital. There are many aspects of our capital’s life that need urgent attention and, often, radical revision.
By Hasan Abu Nimah - Oct 07,2014
When truth becomes hard to reach, what remains for any reasonable popular debate is common sense. Recently, even that has turned to be a very hard to sell commodity.
By Hasan Abu Nimah - Sep 30,2014
Without doubt, the speech Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas delivered at the UN General Assembly last Friday was strong and explicit in describing the Palestinian situation.
By Hasan Abu Nimah - Sep 23,2014
Fighting flared up in Sanaa, the Yemeni capital, in the last days, and ordinary people got caught in the fierce fighting between heavily armed opposition and government forces.  Despite agreements signed by the two fighting sides, the Yemeni capital has been overrun by the
By Hasan Abu Nimah - Sep 16,2014
The latest Islamic State atrocity is the outrageous murder earlier this week of British aid worker David Haines. The crime is barbaric; it was posted on video, as were the two previous cases, when American journalists James Foley and Steven Sotloff were murdered, adding callousn
By Hasan Abu Nimah - Sep 09,2014
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas approached the US administration with a fresh peace plan. According to press reports, his chief negotiator, Saeb Erekat delivered the plan to US Secretary of State John Kerry in Washington recently. Abbas discussed his idea in meeti
By Hasan Abu Nimah - Sep 02,2014
Signs of cracks in the short-lived Palestinian reconciliation are appearing too soon. The agreement reached between Palestinian rival factions, Hamas in Gaza and the Palestinian Authority in Ramallah last April fell instantly under attack.
By Hasan Abu Nimah - Aug 26,2014
Not once in the last seven decades were observers right when concluding that the situation in the Arab world was too bad to get worse.
By Hasan Abu Nimah - Aug 19,2014
The very simple reason for believing that the Cairo talks are not likely to succeed is that the Gaza siege will not be lifted the way the Palestinian resistance factions demand. Objections to this particular demand do not come only from the Israelis.



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