Month: February 2017

Malika III: Shajarat Al-Durr

Tom Verde Our third story is that of Shajarat al-Durr, the first woman to sit upon an Egyptian throne since Cleopatra, nearly 1,300 years before.   Art direction for the “Malika” series is by Ana Carreño Leyva; calligraphy is by Soraya Syed; and the logo graphics are by Mukhtar Sanders (Image Source) *** [Note of […]

With no equitable solution, no peace

Feb 22,2017 – JORDAN TIMES – Michael Jansen Donald Trump’s short-lived suggestion the US could back the “one-state solution”, involving a bi-national Palestinian-Israeli state, instead of the internationally accepted “two-state solution”, alarmed Palestinians, Israelis and the international community. A day later, Trump’s UN ambassador Nikki Haley reaffirmed US’ endorsement of the […]

End the occupation!

Feb 22,2017 -JORDAN TIMES – Daoud Kuttab It is not entirely clear what the purpose of the casual comment on the solution to the Israeli-Palestinian problem made by US President Donald Trump during his press conference with Israeli Premier Benjamin Netanyahu was. When commenting about the form that any “ultimate deal” […]