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Israel reopens Gaza crossing after nearly two weeks

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Al-Araby

Israel reopened its only crossing with Gaza to Palestinian workers on Sunday nearly two weeks after closing it over alleged unrest, the defence ministry said. “Following an assessment of the security situation, it has been decided… to …

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Surviving through culture in post-Nakba Palestine

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Al-Araby

Nakba is Arabic for “catastrophe” and refers to the 1948 dispossession and displacement of nearly 750,000 Palestinians in the wake of Israel’s inception. Even though “catastrophe” suggests a singular past event, the Nakba for Palestinians is an …

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We saw the Nakba through our grandparents’ eyes

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Al-Araby

History is a reasoned, evidence-based reconstruction of the past, and is read and shared by everyone. Memory, on the other hand, is experiential and deeply personal. This is certainly true for most historical traumas, and for the …