Tag: Arab

  • Video of the Week: A Luxury Villa in Dubai, United Arab Emirates – Sotheby´s International Realty

    Video of the Week: A Luxury Villa in Dubai, United Arab Emirates – Sotheby´s International Realty

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    Featuring curated videos from the most sought-after destinations the world over, discover this  week’s Video of the Week Dubai, United Arab Emirates | Dubai Sotheby’s International Realty Experience unparalleled luxury in the sought-after Umm Suqeim 1 enclave with a masterpiece designed by renowned architect Viktor Udzenija. Situated in the heart of Dubai, the residence is…

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  • Can an American Hold the United Arab Emirates Responsible for a Smear Campaign?

    Can an American Hold the United Arab Emirates Responsible for a Smear Campaign?

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    Foreign governments can generally spy on, steal from, or even kill Americans with impunity, at least in the eyes of U.S. courts. The Supreme Court recognized the long-standing common-law principle of sovereign immunity as early as 1812, when it ruled that Napoleon Bonaparte could keep an American schooner his navy had captured at sea and…

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  • Opinion | The Arab Israeli Feels the Pain Twice

    Opinion | The Arab Israeli Feels the Pain Twice

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    As a Bedouin, Ziadna had intimate knowledge of the terrain that proved lifesaving. He was able to cut a route through fields and avoid the main thoroughfare near where Hamas terrorists were ambushing escapees from the music festival. Many other escaping cars then also jumped off the road and followed Ziadna’s minibus through the fields,…

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  • Biden didn’t make Israeli-Palestinian talks a priority. Arab leaders say region now paying the price

    Biden didn’t make Israeli-Palestinian talks a priority. Arab leaders say region now paying the price

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    WASHINGTON — From its first months in office, the Biden administration made a distinctive decision on its Middle East policy: It would deprioritize a half-century of high-profile efforts by past U.S. presidents, particularly Democratic ones, to broker a broad and lasting peace deal between Israel and the Palestinians. Since Richard Nixon, successive U.S. administrations have…

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  • The novel ‘Between Two Moons’ is Aisha Abdel Gawad’s ‘love letter’ to Arab Americans : NPR

    The novel ‘Between Two Moons’ is Aisha Abdel Gawad’s ‘love letter’ to Arab Americans : NPR

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    NPR’s Ari Shapiro talks with novelist Aisha Abdel Gawad about her new novel Between Two Moons. It’s a coming of age story about teenage twins in Brooklyn and takes place during one month of Ramadan. ARI SHAPIRO, HOST: Aisha Abdel Gawad’s debut novel is a coming-of-age story about two teenage girls. They’re twins living in…

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  • Syria’s Assad receives warm welcome at Arab summit after years of isolation

    Syria’s Assad receives warm welcome at Arab summit after years of isolation

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    Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was given a warm welcome at an Arab summit on Friday, winning a hug from Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince at a meeting of leaders who had shunned him for years, in a policy shift opposed by the U.S. and other Western powers. Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman shook hands with…

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  • Arab League readmits Syria as relations with Assad normalize

    Arab League readmits Syria as relations with Assad normalize

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    Arab government representatives in Cairo voted Sunday to return Syria to the Arab League after a 12-year suspension, according to the organization. The vote in the Egyptian capital came days after regional top diplomats met in Jordan to discuss a roadmap to return Syria to the Arab fold as the conflict continues to de-escalate, and…

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