Al Bawaba - Blog Roundup http://www.albawaba.com/rss/all en Israeli reservist soldiers create petition refusing to serve http://www.albawaba.com/blog_roundup/israel-reserve-fighters-palestine-gaza-west-bank-iraq-minorities-592762 <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/blog_roundup/israel-reserve-fighters-palestine-gaza-west-bank-iraq-minorities-592762" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb imagecache-linked imagecache-article_headline_thumb_linked"><img src="http://albawabacdn.albawabamiddleea.netdna-cdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/article_headline_thumb/im/Saudi/Israel_soldier_in_front_of_Palestinian_family_AFP.jpg" alt="An Israeli soldier stands guard as a Palestinian family is interrogated for the kidnapping of three Israeli teenagers in the occupied West Babk" title="An Israeli soldier stands guard as a Palestinian family is interrogated for the kidnapping of three Israeli teenagers in the occupied West Babk" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb" width="147" height="147" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-attribution"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> © 2014 Al Bawaba (<a href="http://www.albawaba.com">www.albawaba.com</a>) </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-ab-press-round-up field-field-press-round-up"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/posteverything/wp/2014/07/23/we-are-israeli-reservists-we-refuse-to-serve/">The Washington Post</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/23/opinion/will-iraqi-blacks-win-justice.html?ref=opinion">The New York Times</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/2014/07/right-return-palestine-201472217122170572.html">Al Jazeera</a> </div> </div> </div> http://www.albawaba.com/blog_roundup/israel-reserve-fighters-palestine-gaza-west-bank-iraq-minorities-592762#comments Thu, 24 Jul 2014 12:54:38 +0000 592762 at http://www.albawaba.com Could the ICC be Palestine's ticket to liberation? http://www.albawaba.com/blog_roundup/palestine-israel-gaza-christians-icc-drones-592474 <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/blog_roundup/palestine-israel-gaza-christians-icc-drones-592474" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb imagecache-linked imagecache-article_headline_thumb_linked"><img src="http://albawabacdn.albawabamiddleea.netdna-cdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/article_headline_thumb/im/Saudi/Al-Aqsa_hospital_in_Gaza_.jpg" alt="Injured in Zionist attacks, patients sit in Al-Aqsa Martyrs hospital in Gaza. (AFP)" title="Injured in Zionist attacks, patients sit in Al-Aqsa Martyrs hospital in Gaza. (AFP)" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb" width="147" height="147" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-attribution"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> © 2014 Al Bawaba (<a href="http://www.albawaba.com">www.albawaba.com</a>) </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-ab-press-round-up field-field-press-round-up"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/2014/07/massacre-gaza-20147228354824989.html">Al Jazeera</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/23/opinion/gaza-under-israels-onslaught.html?ref=opinion&amp;_r=0">The New York Times</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://legalinsurrection.com/2014/07/the-eradication-of-christians-in-the-middle-east/">Legal Insurrection</a> </div> </div> </div> http://www.albawaba.com/blog_roundup/palestine-israel-gaza-christians-icc-drones-592474#comments Wed, 23 Jul 2014 12:20:30 +0000 592474 at http://www.albawaba.com A Palestinian artist and his cartoon resistance http://www.albawaba.com/blog_roundup/palestine-gaza-israel-hamas-america-art-airstrikes-rockets-592222 <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/blog_roundup/palestine-gaza-israel-hamas-america-art-airstrikes-rockets-592222" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb imagecache-linked imagecache-article_headline_thumb_linked"><img src="http://albawabacdn.albawabamiddleea.netdna-cdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/article_headline_thumb/im/Saudi/Dr_Alaa_Allagta_art.jpg" alt="(Image from Allagta&#039;s facebook page)" title="(Image from Allagta&#039;s facebook page)" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb" width="147" height="147" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-attribution"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> © 2014 Al Bawaba (<a href="http://www.albawaba.com">www.albawaba.com</a>) </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-ab-press-round-up field-field-press-round-up"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://rt.com/op-edge/174364-palestinian-artist-pen-weapon/">RT</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/2014/07/diary-an-israeli-war-2014721102859370216.html">Al Jazerea</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/23/opinion/turkeys-culture-wars.html?ref=opinion&amp;_r=0">The New York Times</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/richard-cohen-a-fight-for-israels-existence/2014/07/21/085af564-10f7-11e4-8936-26932bcfd6ed_story.html">The Washington Post</a> </div> </div> </div> http://www.albawaba.com/blog_roundup/palestine-gaza-israel-hamas-america-art-airstrikes-rockets-592222#comments Tue, 22 Jul 2014 18:54:08 +0000 592222 at http://www.albawaba.com The hegemony in Israel's "peace" offers http://www.albawaba.com/blog_roundup/israel-palestine-unity-government-hamas-fateh-592005 <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/blog_roundup/israel-palestine-unity-government-hamas-fateh-592005" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb imagecache-linked imagecache-article_headline_thumb_linked"><img src="http://albawabacdn.albawabamiddleea.netdna-cdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/article_headline_thumb/im/Saudi/Hamas-militants-via-AFP-600x345.jpg" alt="Hamas fighters (AFP)" title="Hamas fighters (AFP)" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb" width="147" height="147" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed 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have the edge on Arabic http://www.albawaba.com/blog_roundup/islamists-classic-arabic-591980 <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/blog_roundup/islamists-classic-arabic-591980" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb imagecache-linked imagecache-article_headline_thumb_linked"><img src="http://albawabacdn.albawabamiddleea.netdna-cdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/article_headline_thumb/im/Opened_Quran_wikimedia.jpg" alt="The Arabic of the Qur&#039;an is considered by many as the finest ever written." title="The Arabic of the Qur&#039;an is considered by many as the finest ever written." class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb" width="147" height="147" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-attribution"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> © 2014 Al Bawaba (<a href="http://www.albawaba.com">www.albawaba.com</a>) </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-ab-press-round-up field-field-press-round-up"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="https://now.mmedia.me/lb/en/newsandpolitics/556040-the-language-barrier-how-islamists-outshine-arab-secularists">NOW Media Blog</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="http://blogbaladi.com/brazil-will-play-a-friendly-football-game-against-lebanon-in-beirut/">Blog Baladi</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://qifanabki.com/2014/07/21/gaza/">Qifa Nabki</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="http://globalvoicesonline.org/2014/07/20/anti-semitism-burning-bright-in-turkey-after-israeli-attacks-on-gaza-and-government-is-fanning-the-flames/">Global Voices Online</a> </div> </div> </div> http://www.albawaba.com/blog_roundup/islamists-classic-arabic-591980#comments Mon, 21 Jul 2014 22:13:06 +0000 591980 at http://www.albawaba.com What do ISIS and Hamas have in common? http://www.albawaba.com/blog_roundup/israel-palestine-gaza-isis-egyptian-cease-fire-violence-peace-591739 <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/blog_roundup/israel-palestine-gaza-isis-egyptian-cease-fire-violence-peace-591739" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb imagecache-linked imagecache-article_headline_thumb_linked"><img src="http://albawabacdn.albawabamiddleea.netdna-cdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/article_headline_thumb/im/Saudi/Gaza_girl_screaming_AFP.jpg" alt="A screaming Palestinian child is treated at al-Shifa hospital after Israeli forces shelled her home in Gaza City on July 18, 2014 (AFP/Mohammed Abed)" title="A screaming Palestinian child is treated at al-Shifa hospital after Israeli forces shelled her home in Gaza City on July 18, 2014 (AFP/Mohammed Abed)" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb" width="147" height="147" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-attribution"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> © 2014 Al Bawaba (<a href="http://www.albawaba.com">www.albawaba.com</a>) </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-ab-press-round-up field-field-press-round-up"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/james-zogby/the-nightmare-of-gaza-con_b_5601723.html">The Huffington Post</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/2014/07/israel-ceasefire-escalate-war-2014719173840867406.html">Al Jazerea</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/20/opinion/sunday/nicholas-kristof-whos-right-and-wrong-in-the-middle-east.html?ref=international&amp;_r=0&amp;gwh=E7840F432F973F98A09B4AF4C4B449EE&amp;gwt=pay&amp;assetType=opinion">The New York Times</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/jackson-diehl-when-gaza-fighting-is-over-there-is-a-way-to-change-for-the-better/2014/07/20/a597a540-0dc1-11e4-b8e5-d0de80767fc2_story.html">The Washington Post</a> </div> </div> </div> http://www.albawaba.com/blog_roundup/israel-palestine-gaza-isis-egyptian-cease-fire-violence-peace-591739#comments Mon, 21 Jul 2014 05:04:45 +0000 591739 at http://www.albawaba.com Breaking News: Hamas claims to have kidnapped Israeli soldier http://www.albawaba.com/blog_roundup/gaza-soldier-kidnap-591693 <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/blog_roundup/gaza-soldier-kidnap-591693" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb imagecache-linked imagecache-article_headline_thumb_linked"><img src="http://albawabacdn.albawabamiddleea.netdna-cdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/article_headline_thumb/im/kidnapped_isreali_soldier.jpg" alt="This picture to prove Hamas has kidnapped an Israeli solider is said to be an old photo. (Twitter)" title="This picture to prove Hamas has kidnapped an Israeli solider is said to be an old photo. (Twitter)" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb" width="147" height="147" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-attribution"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> © 2014 Al Bawaba (<a href="http://www.albawaba.com">www.albawaba.com</a>) </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-ab-press-round-up field-field-press-round-up"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://israeliminx.wordpress.com/2014/07/20/soldier-kidnapped/">Isreal Minix</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="http://www.uskowioniran.com/2014/07/puk-nominates-fuad-masum-for-iraqi.html">Uskowi on Iran</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://egyptianchronicles.blogspot.com.tr/2014/07/gazaunderattack-el-shejaiya-massacre-18.html?utm_source=feedburner&amp;utm_medium=feed&amp;utm_campaign=Feed:+EgyptianChronicles+(Egyptian+chronicles)">Egyptian Chronicles</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="http://www.madamasr.com/content/sisi-mourns-death-22-soldiers-farafra-checkpoint-attack">Mada masr</a> </div> </div> </div> http://www.albawaba.com/blog_roundup/gaza-soldier-kidnap-591693#comments Sun, 20 Jul 2014 21:11:47 +0000 591693 at http://www.albawaba.com Drones have more harmful side-effects than benefits http://www.albawaba.com/blog_roundup/drones-side-effects-yemen-pakistan-hamas-israel--591348 <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/blog_roundup/drones-side-effects-yemen-pakistan-hamas-israel--591348" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb imagecache-linked imagecache-article_headline_thumb_linked"><img src="http://albawabacdn.albawabamiddleea.netdna-cdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/article_headline_thumb/im/Saudi/drone_APF_file_photo.jpg" alt="(AFP)" title="(AFP)" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb" width="147" height="147" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-attribution"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> © 2014 Al Bawaba (<a href="http://www.albawaba.com">www.albawaba.com</a>) </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-ab-press-round-up field-field-press-round-up"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/2014/07/drone-blowback-201471461354120563.html">Al Jazeera</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="http://www.newrepublic.com/article/118680/drones-israel-hamas-sends-drones-over-gaza-strip">New Republic</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/the-yemen-model-wont-work-in-iraq-syria/2014/07/17/ba0ae414-0d18-11e4-8341-b8072b1e7348_story.html">The Washington Post</a> </div> </div> </div> http://www.albawaba.com/blog_roundup/drones-side-effects-yemen-pakistan-hamas-israel--591348#comments Sat, 19 Jul 2014 18:07:10 +0000 591348 at http://www.albawaba.com Wartime Life-hack: Making a gas mask out of trash http://www.albawaba.com/blog_roundup/gas-mask-hack-591311 <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/blog_roundup/gas-mask-hack-591311" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb imagecache-linked imagecache-article_headline_thumb_linked"><img src="http://albawabacdn.albawabamiddleea.netdna-cdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/article_headline_thumb/im/gas_mask_bottle.jpg" alt="A do-it-yourself guide to making a tear-gas mask. (From the Disobedient Objects How-To guides)" title="A do-it-yourself guide to making a tear-gas mask. (From the Disobedient Objects How-To guides)" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb" width="147" height="147" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-attribution"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> © 2014 Al Bawaba (<a href="http://www.albawaba.com">www.albawaba.com</a>) </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-ab-press-round-up field-field-press-round-up"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://endashemdash.com/post/92195256567/gas-mask">The tumblog of Nour Malaeb, designer.</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="http://blogbaladi.com/wtf-3/">Blog Baladi</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.madamasr.com/content/egypt-and-turkey-trade-accusations-over-gaza">Mada Masr</a> </div> </div> </div> http://www.albawaba.com/blog_roundup/gas-mask-hack-591311#comments Sat, 19 Jul 2014 10:45:11 +0000 591311 at http://www.albawaba.com The lunacy of Israel's "human shield" line against Hamas http://www.albawaba.com/blog_roundup/israel-palestine-gaza-ground-invasion-casualties-civilians-lunacy-mahmoud-abbas-unity-government-human-shields-5912 <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/blog_roundup/israel-palestine-gaza-ground-invasion-casualties-civilians-lunacy-mahmoud-abbas-unity-government-human-shields-5912" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb imagecache-linked imagecache-article_headline_thumb_linked"><img src="http://albawabacdn.albawabamiddleea.netdna-cdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/article_headline_thumb/im/Saudi/gaza_water_2.jpg" alt="Even before the current crisis, water was a rare commodity in Gaza (AFP). " title="Even before the current crisis, water was a rare commodity in Gaza (AFP). " class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb" width="147" height="147" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-attribution"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> © 2014 Al Bawaba (<a href="http://www.albawaba.com">www.albawaba.com</a>) </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-ab-press-round-up field-field-press-round-up"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/2014/07/human-shielding-gaza-2014717154428830848.html">Al Jazeera</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/charles-krauthammer-moral-clarity-in-gaza/2014/07/17/0adabe0c-0de4-11e4-8c9a-923ecc0c7d23_story.html">The Washington Post</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/18/opinion/gaza-and-israel-the-road-to-war-paved-by-the-west.html?ref=international&amp;_r=1&amp;assetType=opinion">The New York Times</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="http://www.fair.org/blog/2014/07/15/everything-you-dont-need-to-know-about-israelgaza/">Fair Blog</a> </div> </div> </div> http://www.albawaba.com/blog_roundup/israel-palestine-gaza-ground-invasion-casualties-civilians-lunacy-mahmoud-abbas-unity-government-human-shields-5912#comments Fri, 18 Jul 2014 15:28:05 +0000 591221 at http://www.albawaba.com