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An interview Silence is an occupation all its own: an occupation by the dominant and deeply flawed Israeli narrative. But refusing to see the nuance...

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Book Review | Palestinian Refugees After 1948 by Marte Heian-Engdal

The Palestinian refugee problem has attracted the attention of many scholars from a variety of disciplines. When a new book is written on the...

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Today, most of the Jordan Valley, undoubtedly one of the most ravishing landscapes on the planet, is situated in what is known as Area...

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