Articles tagged with: Israel

Kifah Ziboun
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on : Wednesday, 18 Feb, 2015

Israel’s youngest Palestinian prisoner: I learned what suffering means in jail

Ramallah, Asharq Al-Awsat—While many teenage girls around the world are preoccupied with navigating the adolescent dramas of high school, feuding with their parents, and dreaming of Justin Bieber, one Palestinian teenager recently returned home after gaining the dubious distinction of becoming Israel's youngest female Palestinian prisoner. Just two days after her release, 14-year-old Malak Al-Khatib took time out of her school day to tell Asharq Al-Awsat that she learned the true me...

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Eyad Abu Shakra
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on : Sunday, 8 Feb, 2015

Opinion: To Defeat ISIS, Check Iran and Israel

The latest crime committed by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS)—and I do not expect it to be the last—barely adds anything new to the criminal record of this kind of terrorism, which brings together the worst manifestations of the crimes committed by the Crusaders under the pretext of Christianity and the zest felt by sadists for killing and torture. After their acts of mass and individual slaughter, and their broadcast around the world, we now see ISIS executing people by b...

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Paula Astih
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on : Thursday, 29 Jan, 2015

Hezbollah does not represent Lebanon’s government: Information Minister

Beirut, Asharq Al-Awsat—Lebanon’s government is seeking to “minimize” the repercussions of the latest standoff between Israel and Hezbollah along Lebanon’s southe...

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Asharq Al-Awsat
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on : Wednesday, 28 Jan, 2015

Hezbollah claims responsibility for attack on Israeli convoy

Jerusalem, AP—The Lebanese Hezbollah group claimed responsibility for firing a missile that targeted an Israeli military convoy on Wednesday, an attack that prompted Israel to fi...

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Asharq Al-Awsat
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on : Wednesday, 21 Jan, 2015

Palestinian attacker stabs passengers on Tel Aviv bus

Jerusalem, AP—A Palestinian man stabbed nine people on a bus in central Tel Aviv on Wednesday, wounding four of them seriously before he was chased down, shot and arrested by...

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Abdulrahman Al-Rashed
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on : Wednesday, 21 Jan, 2015

Opinion: How did we end up cheering for Israel?

Many have welcomed with cheers the sudden Israeli strike on Sunday that killed six Hezbollah members and a general in the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps who, for some reason, we...

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Tariq Alhomayed
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on : Wednesday, 21 Jan, 2015

Opinion: Nasrallah’s Next Move

A few days ago, Hassan Nasrallah vowed that the axis of resistance—Iran, Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad, and Hezbollah—will not stand idly by in the face of Israeli s...

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Kifah Ziboun
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on : Tuesday, 20 Jan, 2015

Palestinian Authority will defy Israeli sanctions: Saeb Erekat

Ramallah, Asharq Al-Awsat—Tel Aviv’s decision to withhold funds from the Palestinian Authority (PA) will not prevent it from seeking statehood, a senior Palestinian officia...

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Asharq Al-Awsat
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on : Monday, 19 Jan, 2015

Israeli strikes kill 6 Hezbollah fighters in Syria

Beirut, AP—An Israeli strike in Syria on Sunday killed the son of a slain top Hezbollah commander and at least five other fighters in a move that could ratchet up tensions with t...

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Kifah Ziboun
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on : Thursday, 8 Jan, 2015

Palestinians preparing ICC cases against Israel: chief negotiator

Ramallah, Asharq Al-Awsat—The Palestinian Authority (PA) will present cases to the International Criminal Court (ICC) to prosecute Israeli officials after it joins the organi...

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