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The Arab Nation and its Soft Bellies

It was announced, a few days, ago that the Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu was about to visit Chad. This announcement almost concurred with the tour made by Iran’s Foreign Minister Javad Zarif in Iraq, and included unprecedented visits to influential communities in a country that has rarely looked as …

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Church vandalised in occupied Golan Heights

The Banias Church in the Syrian occupied Golan Heights has been found vandalised, Arab48 reported yesterday. This came after a similar crime carried out against the Maaloul Church in the occupied Arab Village, 12 kilometres south of Nazareth, where the Arab citizens in Israel are banned by an Israeli court …

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Syrians protest in Daraa over military conscription

Dozens of Syrians held a rally in the southern city of Daraa this week to protest against military conscription enforced by the Syrian regime, as frustration over government reprisals in the former opposition stronghold grows. Scores of protesters, primarily young men, rallied on Tuesday to condemn the raiding of their …

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Hamas: ‘New government favours division’

Member of Hamas Political Bureau Mousa Abu Marzouq said yesterday that his movement will not take part in the government which rival faction Fatah plans to form. On Twitter, he wrote: “Fatah leaders keep saying that Hamas will not be invited to be part of the upcoming government.” He added: …

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