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Arab world experiences rapid population explosion

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Arab world experiences rapid population explosion

Compared to other regions, the Arab world has been experiencing one of the fastest population growth rates -- over 2% per year -- which has led to more than its doubling within the last 30 years. Worldfocus discusses Middle Eastern demographics with Patrick Gerland, a demographer at the United Nations Population Division.

Posted: March 23, 2010 15:14   Comments: 7
Jerusalem’s undying ethnic strife deepens urban divide

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Jerusalem’s undying ethnic strife deepens urban divide

One of the world's holiest cities is also one of the most divided. For more on Jerusalem's unique situation, Worldfocus spoke with Hussein Ibish, a senior fellow at the American Task Force for Palestine, a non-profit dedicated to a two-state solution for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Posted: November 20, 2009 12:38   Comments: 10
Egyptian leader in U.S. as discontent simmers at home

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Egyptian leader in U.S. as discontent simmers at home

Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak is in Washington for high-level talks with Obama administration officials. But Egypt's future is murky. Salameh Nematt of The Daily Beast discusses U.S.-Egyptian relations.

Posted: August 17, 2009 14:03   Comments: 1
Village holds legacy of “catastrophe” for Palestinian man

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Village holds legacy of “catastrophe” for Palestinian man

Worldfocus contributor Jen Marlowe is traveling throughout Israel and Palestine. She describes exploring the destroyed village of Zakariyya with Sami Al Jundi, a Palestinian acquaintance whose mother fled the village during the 1948 war. A Jewish community now resides in the town, whose name was changed to Zekharya.

Posted: July 27, 2009 15:44   Comments: 14
Eurovision song contest sparks multiple controversies

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Eurovision song contest sparks multiple controversies

The 2009 Eurovision Song Contest, a musical competition between countries scheduled to take place in May, has recently incited debate in Georgia, Russia, Ukraine, Israel and the Arab world due to edgy lyrics and controversial participants.

Posted: March 12, 2009 09:11   Comments: 4
One in five Israeli citizens is Arab

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One in five Israeli citizens is Arab

The history of conflict between Israel and its Arab neighbors is well-documented. A story told not nearly as often is the relationship between Arabs and Jews within Israel, as approximately one in five Israelis is Arab.

Posted: February 5, 2009 15:55   Comments: 66
Shoe-hurling Iraqi journalist gains notoriety

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Shoe-hurling Iraqi journalist gains notoriety

Raghida Dergham of Al Hayat discusses the Iraqi journalist who hurled his shoes at U.S. President George W. Bush, an incident that is now the focus of political, legal and very loud public debate.

Posted: December 16, 2008 16:24   Comments: 3
Years later, roots of French riots remain

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Years later, roots of French riots remain

Worldfocus travels to the site of the French riots that took place three years ago. Tensions between the Arab and French populations still simmer.

Posted: November 18, 2008 14:02   Comments: 3

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