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The Geographic and Demographic Struggle in and around Jerusalem: A Struggle for Land and Sovereignty

Khalil Al Takfaji* The struggle for the city of Jerusalem can be described as one for the land and sovereignty over it. At the same time, it is a struggle for the symbols, the looks, and the flag raised on its buildings and walls. It is a struggle for the narrative, a disparate attempt to […]


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Seventy-three years since the Nakba: generations of memories, refugees, diaspora and homes destroyed

This year marks the seventy-third anniversary of the Zionist occupation of the land of Palestine, and the dispersion of its people across the occupied territories in 1948, within neighboring countries, and way beyond them in the diaspora countries. As days go by, the refugees’ dreams of returning to their homeland and establishing an independent Palestinian […]


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The effects of the intifada in the Lebanese camps:

“the elderly will not die, and the young will not forget” Palestinian journalist Ahmed Al-Sabahi recounts the effects of the intifada within Lebanese camps. Lebanon’s Palestinian refugees followed the intensity of the daily struggles surrounding the occupation in the Al-Aqsa Mosque. They witnessed from afar the arrests and confrontations in Bab Al-Amoud Square. They shared […]


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Palestinian Intifada

The destabilization of the Zionist myth and the return of the cause Sari Hanafi, American University of Beirut Palestinian protests are rife, with Israeli reactions typically violent and take the form of mass killings and the systematic destruction of the Gaza Strip. But what’s new in the last round of events? There are five key […]


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Palestinians and Cinema in Lebanon… the Beidas-Boulos duo challenge

Mohamad Soueid, Lebanese film director and critic Palestinians had a significant impact on the film industry and film production in Lebanon. This lasted for around two decades and linked to two large displacements: the civilian displacement following the Nakba of 1948, and the military displacement as a result of the departure of the Palestinian leadership […]


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The confrontation between Israel and the Palestinians:

developments and repercussions Majed Kayali, Palestinian writer From the river to the sea, the occupied Palestinian territories witnessed a massive popular uprising, unprecedented since the first and second intifadas. Significant developments characterized it: First, the stubborn, brave and conscious resistance of the youth of East Jerusalem towards the policy of Israel, its soldiers and police, […]