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Week in Review: Middle East peace process

Week in Review

Week in Review: Middle East peace process

Israel today tightened security in Jerusalem and sealed off the West Bank for 48 hours to prevent a repeat of last Friday's clashes between Israelis and Palestinians, but there were nonetheless more scuffles. To discuss the tension in the region, Daljit Dhaliwal speaks with James Rubin and Ian Bremmer in our weekly roundtable.

Posted: March 12, 2010 18:05   Comments: 95
Jerusalem serves as disputed 2009 Arab ‘culture capital’

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Jerusalem serves as disputed 2009 Arab ‘culture capital’

For 2009, UNESCO and the Arab League designated Jerusalem as the year's Arab culture capital. But Israeli authorities forbade events associated with the program, prompting a series of secret indoor gatherings. Worldfocus interviewed the Dutch organizer of Al Quds Underground.

Posted: December 4, 2009 15:05   Comments: 8
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
In Hamas-Fatah struggle, Barghouti embraces “third way”

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In Hamas-Fatah struggle, Barghouti embraces “third way”

Worldfocus producer Mohammad Al-Kassim interviews Dr. Mustafa Barghouti, the Secretary-General of the Palestinian National Initiative, a party that supports nonviolent resistance and the establishment of a pluralistic, democratic Palestinian state. Barghouti discusses the peace process, Palestinian infighting and the Obama administration.

Posted: November 19, 2009 16:35   Comments: 9
Settlements blocking Israeli-Palestinian path to peace?

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Settlements blocking Israeli-Palestinian path to peace?

The peace process between Israel and the Palestinians is in crisis, with no sign that a key issue -- freezing Israeli settlements -- can be resolved any time soon. Israelis and Palestinians continue to struggle over their common land. Should Israel agree to demands to freeze all settlement building?

Posted: November 19, 2009 13:07   Comments: 185
Worldfocus Radio: Jerusalem United or Divided?

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Worldfocus Radio: Jerusalem United or Divided?

East and West Jerusalem are divided along ethnic and religious lines -- in addition to the separation fence that Israel built to secure the city. Martin Savidge hosts Mustafa Barghouti of the Palestinian National Initiative and Gershon Baskin of the Israel-Palestine Center for Research and Information.

Posted: November 18, 2009 20:28   Comments: 15
A view from the East: Soccer in Egypt

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A view from the East: Soccer in Egypt

Mohammad Al-Kassim, a producer at Worldfocus, blogs here about soccer's popularity around the world -- exemplified by a piece from the Al Arabiya news channel. Translated from the Arabic, it tells the story of a young Egyptian couple who found an unusual way to balance their passion for soccer with their wedding day.

Posted: October 8, 2009 16:13   Comments: 2
Salt therapy catches on in Jerusalem

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Salt therapy catches on in Jerusalem

People have come to the Dead Sea for thousands of years to benefit from the minerals found in its mud. Now, salt therapy is being touted as the latest prescription for good health.

Posted: September 18, 2009 09:30   Comments: 1
Pope voices “respect” for Muslims on Middle East trip

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Pope voices “respect” for Muslims on Middle East trip

Pope Benedict XVI has begun a visit to the Middle East that is being viewed in part as a mission to mend fences with Muslims and Jews after comments that have angered both groups. Nihad Awad of the Council on American-Islamic Relations discusses the importance of the trip.

Posted: May 8, 2009 15:27   Comments: 4
Jerusalem’s Old City dotted with religious, cultural landmarks

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Jerusalem’s Old City dotted with religious, cultural landmarks

Experience a few of the streets and landmarks of Jerusalem's Old City. Surrounded by ancient gates, the Old City is a cultural crossroad with a collection of religious sites.

Posted: May 6, 2009 10:59   Comments: 2

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