Articles written by: Dr. Amal Al-Hazzani

Dr. Amal Al-Hazzani
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on : Thursday, 7 Feb, 2013

Know Your Enemy

I would like to thank those who showered me with a torrent of angry correspondence about my previous article on Israel, who accused me of calling for a normalization of relations, promoting the Hebrew language, and glorifying Israeli liberalism. This response was to be expected because I breached a taboo. However, I am sorry to say to those people, despite my appreciation of their opinions, that their outrage will not change the reality. Israel will remain as it is; a small state but stronger...

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Dr. Amal Al-Hazzani
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on : Thursday, 31 Jan, 2013

The Israel We Do Not Know

Being something of an exception in the Middle East, the Israeli elections are often great fun and full of surprises. This time we saw the emergence of politician Yair Lapid, leader of the Yesh Atid party that has won the admiration even of its political rivals after gaining 19 seats in the Israeli Knesset. Lapid is a TV presenter and a news anchor who decided only a few months ago to enter politics, competing with and even embarrassing senior politicians such as Tzipi Livni and Avigdor Lieberman...

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Dr. Amal Al-Hazzani
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on : Friday, 18 Jan, 2013

Empowering Saudi women

Is it really true? Have Saudi women really been appointed to the Shura Council as full members, without prejudice, exception or curtailment? All of these questions were on the m...

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Dr. Amal Al-Hazzani
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on : Thursday, 3 Jan, 2013

Women: Partners, opponents or victims?

Over the past months, numerous women in the Arab region, including doctors, media figures and academics, have been on the receiving of verbal and physical abuse. There have been ac...

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Dr. Amal Al-Hazzani
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on : Thursday, 22 Nov, 2012

Now, the Israeli electorate must have its say

If the Israeli people choose Benjamin Netanyahu in the upcoming election, then we will see another four years of security mismanagement in Israel, as well as further postponement o...

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Dr. Amal Al-Hazzani
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on : Friday, 14 Sep, 2012

Obama’s concept of military intervention

The Obama administration continues to reject military intervention in Syria without international cover. Obama does not want to go down the same path as George W. Bush, who occupie...

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Dr. Amal Al-Hazzani
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on : Thursday, 26 Jul, 2012

Nasrallah is panic-stricken

No one cares for the speeches of Hezbollah Secretary General Hassan Nasrallah anymore. For years, satellite channels neglected to broadcast his speeches simply because people weren...

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Dr. Amal Al-Hazzani
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on : Monday, 21 May, 2012

The idealistic Human Rights Watch

Recently, the organization Human Rights Watch (HRW) was both upset and enraged by NATO, because of its response to a HRW report, citing the reasons for the air strikes that alleged...

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Dr. Amal Al-Hazzani
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on : Tuesday, 15 May, 2012

Television’s hegemony

Social networking websites caught the attention of the people and governments of the Middle East after their impact and influence on the course of the Green Revolution in Iran, fol...

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Dr. Amal Al-Hazzani
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on : Tuesday, 10 Apr, 2012

Is this a French campaign against Islam?

The West’s relationship with Islamic extremists is like a ranch owner who knows that his land contains a bad tree, which he passes by every day but simply looks the other way, ne...

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