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By Daoud Kuttab - Sep 20,2017
For some time now, I have been following, through his Twitter account, the activities and meetings of US peace envoy Jason Greenblatt. Now on the sideline of the United Nations General Assembly we are made privy to some of his ideas and thinking.The net conclusion is not enc
By Daoud Kuttab - Sep 13,2017
The United Nations General Assembly is expected hold its annual meeting starting this weekend.As has become a tradition, world leaders speak from the rostrum to the assembled delegates and through them to the world.More and more leaders are using the occasion to speak to their ow
By Daoud Kuttab - Sep 06,2017
The call by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to hold a full session of the Palestine National Council (PNC) is long overdue and badly needed.
By Daoud Kuttab - Aug 31,2017
Telling partial truth or untruths is prevalent with politicians.
By Daoud Kuttab - Aug 23,2017
The hate and ugliness that transpired in Charlottesville, Virginia, exposed the hypocrisy and insincerity in a faraway place, in Israel.All of a sudden, terms like anti-Semitism and terrorism sound hollow when spoken by the current US and Israeli officials.After torch-wielding wh
By Daoud Kuttab - Aug 09,2017
My daughter and I followed with great interest the final game of the Arab Clubs Championship that was taking place in Alexandria, Egypt.
By Daoud Kuttab - Aug 02,2017
In a matter of weeks, non-violent protesters and civil society activists marked two important victories in Jerusalem and Amman. After two weeks of praying outside Al Aqsa Mosque, Palestinians succeeded in getting Israel to reverse all the changes that they tried to impose on
By Daoud Kuttab - Jul 26,2017
A well-known Arabic proverb says a crazy person might throw a stone in the well but it will take a hundred wise persons to get the stone out.This proverb applies to the standoff regarding Al Aqsa Mosque, which has given more power to local Palestinians and allowed them for t
By Daoud Kuttab - Jul 19,2017
In the fall of 1967, shortly after Israel had annexed East Jerusalem, it attempted to impose the Israeli educational curriculum on all schools in the city.Palestinian families looking for the future and considering the higher education and careers of their children in the Arab wo
By Daoud Kuttab - Jul 12,2017
New challenges require new responses.This has proven to be true in the efforts of a single woman in her personal struggle against harassment and sexual abuse that is often the norm in many parts of the Middle East.Laila Hzaineh refuses to take abuse without response. Last ye

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