Destructive Middle East Rituals

Q. Last week, Israel celebrated Jerusalem Day, commemorating the reunification of the city in 1967.  Destructive? A. First, a few facts. … More

‘the most beautiful village in Palestine’

Al-Walaja (Arabic: الولجة) is a Palestinian village in the West Bank, four kilometers northwest of Bethlehem. It is an enclave in the Seam Zone, near the Green Line. Al-Walaja is … More

Kingdom of Hejaz

The Hashemite Kingdom of Hejaz (Arabic: المملكة الحجازية الهاشمية, Al-Mamlakah al-Ḥijāziyyah Al-Hāshimiyyah) was a state in the Hejaz region in the Middle East that included the western portion … More