Trump’s accords were smoke and mirrors

by Rashmee

Posted on May 18, 2021


/ POLITICS & AMERICA Like almost everything else Donald Trump did, the Abraham Accords were …

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Memory and forgetting. Here’s why and how to remember the Nazis’ many many victims

by Rashmee

Posted on January 27, 2021


Every year, January 27 is given over to remembering the Holocaust but might there be …

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Pakistan…Palestine: Sacred vs secular spaces in ummah politics

by Rashmee

Posted on August 29, 2020


  Does the “Arab street” still exist? I mean in the sense of the broad …

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How to read the ‘Arab street’ as America pushes rapprochement with Israel

by Rashmee

Posted on August 28, 2020


This week, Donald Trump’s official and unofficial secretaries of state – Mike Pompeo and Jared …

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In Bethlehem, a Christmas story with a modern message-and Jingle Bells in Arabic

by Rashmee

Posted on December 25, 2019 / Quartz


At the newly-renovated Church of the Nativity where, the story goes, Jesus, the Prince of …

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Best Friends Forever? How Israel is trying to cut the Palestinians out of friends

by Rashmee

Posted on November 9, 2018


Most Israelis rather fancy they’re European really, and that it’s just extreme bad luck their …

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Jared Kushner’s attitude to Palestinians is like Sanjay Gandhi’s to the poor

by Rashmee

Posted on August 6, 2018


    Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner’s reported plan to end refugee status for Palestinians …

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Israel’s new law is an elegy for Palestinian rights

by Rashmee

Posted on July 22, 2018 / The Arab Weekly


The howls of protest from Israeli Arabs, cold denunciation by prominent Palestinians and polite murmurs …

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British choreography should have risen beyond the symbolic gesture

by Rashmee

Posted on June 29, 2018 / The Arab Weekly


When Prince William became the first member of the British royal family to officially visit …

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There is only one course for the Palestinians — non-violence

by Rashmee

Posted on December 17, 2017 / The Arab Weekly


I write this from the Indian capi­tal New Delhi, where a massive 11-figure statue is …

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK