Archive For The “Arab World” Category

Anera launches partnership with RBK (ReBootKamp) to accelerate youth employment

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Anera launches partnership with RBK (ReBootKamp) to accelerate youth employment

Anera launches partnership with RBK (ReBootKamp) to accelerate youth employment Anera and ReBootKamp (RBK) are partnering to provide high-demand tech and professional job skills training to Palestinian youth in Gaza, East Jerusalem, the West Bank and Jordan. 40% of youth in Jordan and Palestine are unemployed, three times the global average for young people. The…

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Memorializing USS Liberty Love Story at FilmFreeway in Honor of Memorial Day 2019

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Memorializing USS Liberty Love Story at FilmFreeway in Honor of Memorial Day 2019

Memorial Day is a federal holiday in the USA established on the last day of May to honor those who died while serving in the United States Armed Forces. FilmFreeway is a free website site for writers and filmmakers to showcase their scripts and films for entry into contests and festivals. By Eileen Fleming In…

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Trumping Ambassador Friedman on Israel’s ‘Secret’ Weapon Courtesy of a White House Call

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Trumping Ambassador Friedman on Israel’s ‘Secret’ Weapon Courtesy of a White House Call

Ambassador David M. Friedman noted the US-Israeli special relationship was growing “stronger and stronger and stronger” and “that Israel has one secret weapon…” Last week the White House launched a data-gathering website with the proclamation: “SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORMS should advance FREEDOM OF SPEECH.” This American submitted my experience of censorship by Facebook on the topic…

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Response to Mitch McConnell and Kevin McCarthy’s Idiot Wind

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Response to Mitch McConnell and Kevin McCarthy’s Idiot Wind

Senator Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is the Senate majority leader and Kevin McCarthy (Calif.) is the House Republican leader. Their Washington Post Oped, “Mitch McConnell and Kevin McCarthy: The House must stand against the toxic BDS movement” inspired the following TADN post. By Eileen Fleming On Tuesday, the Washington Post published Mitch McConnell and Kevin McCarthy‘s…

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Book Review: A Darkly humorous saga set in Post 9/11 America and the Middle East

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Book Review: A Darkly humorous saga set in Post 9/11 America and the Middle East

Book Review: A Darkly humorous saga set in Post 9/11 America and the Middle East When All Else Fails by author Rayyan Al-Shawaf begins on September 12th, 2001. It is the story of Hunayn, a luckless and lovelorn Iraqi college student living in Orlando, Florida, after having graduated from high school in Beirut. Hunayn’s life is…

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Historical Fiction and Nakba

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Historical Fiction and Nakba

The 1948 Palestinian exodus, known as the Nakba (Arabic: النكبة‎, al-Nakbah, literally “disaster”, “catastrophe”, or “cataclysm”),occurred when more than half of the indigenous Palestinian population were driven from their homes between December 1947 through January 1949, resulting in the destruction of 600 Palestinian villages in the Holy Land. Historical fiction is a literary genre in which…

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