Where once Syrians struggled for the ideals of freedom, equality and dignity, the freedom that most counts in Syria today is the freedom from the fear of death.
As I cycle amid the growing cycle of violence, I believe peaceful coexistence between Israelis and Palestinians is plausible and possible.
As tensions mount, it’s hard to believe that Israelis and Palestinians share a lot in common – even the dreams of their great writers.
Israel has squandered so many opportunities for peace that its very identity as a ‘Jewish state’ is in jeopardy.
By Khaled Diab Israeli novelist Amos Oz believes that Jewish civilisation is founded on dissent and non-conformity, but how true is this? Thursday 27 September 2012 Although there wasn’t a yellow-brick road in sight, the voice of Judy Garland singing…