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Pro-Aqsa rallies erupt in West Bank and Gaza as Jerusalem's Palestinian youngsters vow not to accept Israel's restrictions on the holy site


The fate of al-Aqsa Mosque remains unclear as it is caught between Israeli annexation plans, Jewish extremist raids, international silence and a history of bloodshed

Ramzy Baroud

Having a tendency to vote 'against' than vote 'for', Tunisians do not know exactly what they want, but they know what they do not want

Mohamed El Mokhtar Sidi Haiba

How can non-state terrorism be contained when the source of its legitimacy is a brutal regime fighting against it?

Ibrahim Halawi

While one yearns for a glimpse of hope that conditions in Egypt might be relieved, the current conditions are nothing but a recipe for disaster

Mustafa Salama

To crudely single out Islam and subsequently disseminate blanket criticism of it, with little concern for nuance and without expertise on the subject, is frankly questionable

Mohamed El Mokhtar Sidi Haiba

Tensions are rising sky-high in what is considered a Holy City by three of the world’s major religions: Islam, Christianity and Judaism, yet peace will not be allowed

Tariq Shadid