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What a horrible world awaits humanity

What a horrible world awaits humanity

How do we understand the United States’ initiation of a military front in Ukraine against Russia? The apparent fact of…
Israel goes through governments like Manchester United goes through managers; both are in decline

Israel goes through governments like Manchester United goes through managers; both are in decline

Israel may not immediately spring to mind when thinking about England’s Manchester United Football Club, yet in terms of inconsistent…
Journalists beware — telling the truth should carry a health warning 

Journalists beware — telling the truth should carry a health warning 

It was no real surprise when Delhi police officers arrested Indian journalist Mohammed Zubair after he outed the media chief…
If the detention of an Israeli soldier war crime, what about thousands of Palestinian civilians?

If the detention of an Israeli soldier war crime, what about thousands of Palestinian civilians?

Early this week, the Izzedine Al-Qassam Brigades released a short video footage showing an Israeli soldier it is holding as…
Rise of Arab-Israel axis pushes Iran to redouble nuclear talks push

Rise of Arab-Israel axis pushes Iran to redouble nuclear talks push

The spectre of an emerging Arab-Israeli bloc that could tilt the Middle East balance of power further away from Iran…
Hormone-rich meat still reaches Egyptian tables

Hormone-rich meat still reaches Egyptian tables

At Damo Farm in Al-Fayoum Governorate to the south of Cairo, calves weigh 550 kilograms each, and yet just six…
reflecting on history is good, but looking forward is better

reflecting on history is good, but looking forward is better

This 5 July marks 60 years since Algeria got its independence from France, after an occupation that lasted over 13…
Tunisia – Saied poised for more power but economy crumbles

Tunisia – Saied poised for more power but economy crumbles

President Kais Saied looks on course to tighten his grip on Tunisia through a constitutional referendum in July, but it…
Its gas pipeline with Egypt is a medium-term solution to Lebanon’s energy crisis

Its gas pipeline with Egypt is a medium-term solution to Lebanon’s energy crisis

Lebanon has been facing an energy crisis for a number of years. The decline in foreign exchange reserves has made…
On Kanafani and the need to redefine the role of the ‘victim intellectual’

On Kanafani and the need to redefine the role of the ‘victim intellectual’

Years before the United States invaded Iraq in 2003, US media introduced many new characters, promoting them as ‘experts’ who…
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