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Palestinian human rights activist publishes memoir on Arab Spring

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Palestinian human rights activist publishes memoir on Arab Spring

Palestinian human rights activist publishes memoir on Arab Spring A Rebel in Gaza: Behind the Lines of the Arab Spring is a critical memoir documenting years of upheaval presents a compelling personal view of life in Gaza for progressive youth; Gaza has always been rebellious . . . stubborn, addictive. I’m her daughter, and I look…

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Unholy Land: An Unconventional Guide to Israel

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Unholy Land: An Unconventional Guide to Israel

Unholy Land: An Unconventional Guide to Israel Cosmopolitan writing on travel, food, culture, sex, and politics, from some of Israel’s greatest young writers Part hipster travelogue, part from-the-ground-up look at Israeli politics, Unholy Land offers a kaleidoscope through which the reader will view the country and the region in new light and color. Actor Rana…

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“The Fox Hunt” — Book details Yemeni refugee’s struggle

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“The Fox Hunt” — Book details Yemeni refugee’s struggle

“The Fox Hunt” — Book details Yemeni refugee’s struggle Four strangers. Three faiths. One extraordinary escape to freedom. “The Fox Hunt,” by Mohammed Al Samawi “The Fox Hunt” (William Morrow, April 10, 2018) is a first-person story of a young Muslim man from Yemen who, with the help of a group of largely Jewish activists on…

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New book empowers Arabs to fight back against media bias

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New book empowers Arabs to fight back against media bias

New book empowers Arabs to fight back against media bias A new book that empowers Arabs and Muslims in America to effectively confront and change news media bias  was published this week by award-winning Palestinian American columnist and former Chicago City Hall journalist Ray Hanania. Yalla! Fight Back offers a strategic plan for Arabs and…

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New book explores the Syrian Refugee crisis

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New book explores the Syrian Refugee crisis

New book explores the Syrian Refugee crisis We have all seen the heartbreaking photos of Syrian refugees, but few of us will ever know firsthand what it’s like to be one. THE MAP OF SALT AND STARS (Touchstone; Hardcover; $27; ISBN: 9780501169038; on sale: May 1, 2018), the debut novel by Syrian American writer Jennifer…

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Georgetown Professor pens new book on Arab Culture in Doha

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Georgetown Professor pens new book on Arab Culture in Doha

Georgetown Professor pens new book on Arab Culture in Doha The Doha Experiment by Gary Wasserman is a fascinating and illuminating window into Arab culture by a professor teaching American politics at Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service in Doha, Qatar. The following is quoted from the author about his newly relased book, The Doha…

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