Yasser Arafat and Tawakel Karman: The Struggle for Peace
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The twenty-first century has witnessed major conflicts all around the world, especially in the Islamic world. And in these conflict-ridden regions emerge great leaders, like Yasser Arafat and Tawakel Karman, who received the internationally acclaimed award—the Nobel Peace Prize.… Looking at the life and works of these leaders shed light on the reasons why they…
Assess the role of the United States in the Arab-Israeli conflict. Has it been a blessing A curse A mixed-bag What, if anything, should change
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There have certainly been great benefits to some parties to the conflict, for example, Israel, Egypt, and Jordan, but in some ways its involvement has extended the crisis perhaps unnecessarily. The… This was supposed to build on the positive steps towards peace of the earlier 1978 Camp David Accords where President Jimmy Carter was able to broker a peace…
Significant Events in the Middle East After 1850
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1916- Correspondences of McMahon between the Cairos High Commissioner, Sir Henry McMahon as well as Meccas Sherif Hussein made a promise of the independence of Arabs in huge areas of Middle East with the inclusion of Palestine. 1956- President of Egypt, Gamal Abd el Nasser… Saddam hated living with the step father which prompted him to move to his uncles,…
Conflicts
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Israel and Iran: Cold War Years Name Instructor 23 October 2013 ISRAEL AND IRAN: COLD WAR YEARS Iran and Israel do not have common borders, have not attacked each other in a war and have no problems with territorial claims, and yet they are now in a sensitive state of cold war years (Menashri 2006: 109).… At present, newly-elected Iranian president Hassan…
Reasons for the Failure of Camp David of 2000
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The Camp David summit was an assembly that involved the United States, Israel and Palestine. It involved the leaders of those countries coming together to discuss the way forward and work on the conflicts that faced the countries. It was aimed to eradicate the conflict involving Israel and Palestine.… It was aimed to eradicate the conflict involving Israel and…
Oslo Agreement of 1993
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Since the signing of the September 1993 Oslo agreement, the Israel- Palestine 'peace process' has been punctuated by a series of dramatic developments. (Finkelstein, 1996). The security environment in the Middle East has become increasingly complicated during the past decade.… The Arab-Israeli conflict has been a persistent source of tension for decades, for…
Hajj The Pilgrimage to Makkah
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Literal meaning of Hajj is the will and desire to visit, but in the terminology of Islamic law or Shariah, it means to visit the Holy Kaabah which was built by Prophet Adam for the worship of God (Allah). Pilgrimage to the house of God is an obligation for those who: … When people from all around the world stand in silence and in a row while praying in the…
Palestinian Islamic Jihad
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In the paper “Palestinian Islamic Jihad” the author analyzes the Palestinian Islamic Jihad, which wants to restore an independent, Islamic Palestinian state with the geographic restrictions of the pre-1948 consent in Palestine. PIJ members believe that war is the only solution to get rid of Israel.… • August 1987: The PIJ announced…
Narrative of a Pilgrimage By Abdellah Hammoudi
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The pilgrimage to Mecca is the fifth pillar of Islam, and it has been performed by Muslims every year for the past fourteen centuries. According to Abdellah Hammoudi, "I am a Muslim", he writes, "Who continually questions the religion's fundamentals but fiercely maintains its ethos". … In his book, Abdellah Hammoudi became a pilgrim. His journey to Mecca and…
Development Of Saudi Arabia
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“With the massive increase in traffic that has ensued from the Kingdoms industrial and agricultural development, it has been necessary to upgrade many of the inter-city roads to expressways, with anything up to eight lanes for traffic.” (Asia Trade Hub). A lot of unforeseen… “Saudi Arabia has several hundred route kilometers of standard gauge railways linking…
Hajj
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Hajj, the 5th pillar of Islam and a fundamental Islamic practice, is the pilgrimage to Mecca and the most imperative manifestation of Islamic faith and unity in the world. It is welcomed as an outstanding spiritual gathering of over four million Muslims from all over the world.… The Hajj is believed to have originated from the Prophet Abraham, and serves as a…
Israeli-Arabs Peace Negotiations
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The unsuccessful attempts to resolve Arab-Israel conflict for over centuries challenges the tenability and inherent optimism of the assumption that all conflicts can be resolved. Both Israelis and Palestinians have defined their national goals and expressed beliefs.… Historically, Arabs and Israelis have usually met at the negotiating table when many…
Personal Pilgrimage Essay
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I heard stories and details about Mecca and as a Muslim faithful this was an exciting event that was significant to the life of any Muslim. Among the five pillars of Islam is that every Muslim should at least once in… There are those who believe that this is the heart of Islam. This religious journey is referred to as Hajj in Arabic. Most consider the visit…
Palestinian Islamic Jihad
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PALESTINIAN ISLAMIC JIHAD Last name First name Date: 16-04-2011 Course No.JS133S11 University PART 1 : PALESTINIAN ISLAMIC JIHAD PROFILE NAME: Palestinian Islamic Jihad. COUNTRY: It was formed in Egypt, In 1987, the PIJ was exiled to Lebanon and kept their operations running in Gaza.… LEADERSHIP: Fathi Shaqaqi and Abdul Aziz Awda developed PIJ, later on was…
Why did the Oslo Peace Process of the 1990s fail to deliver the promise of a just and lasting peace between Israel and the Pales
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The Oslo Accords of the 1990s promised to bring an end to the conflicts over control of Palestine. Just when the world thought the tensions were about to be contained and a bi-lateral agreement would ensure that Israel and Palestine would co-exist peacefully and side-by-side, the violence started up all over again.… Scholars and academics have dissected the…
Evaluate the changes in Israeli policy towards the Palestinians and account for the recognition it finally gave the PLO in 1993
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The current conflict can be dated back a century when the Zionist movement was established. Even before the formation of the Israel state, immigrating Jews had a policy towards the native Palestinians.… The various wars and terrorism has made Israel adopt harsh security and military measures against the Palestinians. The emergence of the PLO as a rallying…
The conflict in the Middle East
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One of the complex issues in the world today and of interest to both enemy and foe as well as the rest of the world is the conflict in the Middle East. This conflict pits two sovereign states and this is Israel and the Palestinian state.… The conflict in the Middle East The American- Israeli Cooperative Enterprise (2013), puts the number of Jews killed at…
Does outside interference from international players by providing foreign aid & accommodation impede or promote democracy based on their own political interests at the expense of the quasi-states, their populations and potential for successful democracy
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The domestic situations in Iraq and Palestine demand foreign assistance, which come at some price. United Nation and United States among other international players use the aid they offer… The relevance of political power to exercise authority over domestic issues should not depend on international players but the interest of the people of that nation.…
Reasons for Israels Invasion to Lebanon in 1982
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This paper dwells upon the reason for Israel’s Invasion to Lebanon. The main reasons for Israel’s invasion in Lebanon was the consistent shelling by the PLO forces to its citizens in borders, and the terror invasion of the group’s members to Israeli and other nationals in Israel.… The relations between Israel and Lebanon have a long history, and vary depending…
Arab-Israeli Peace Process
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During 1947 to 1982 five major Arab Israel wars have taken place since UN detachment of Palestine and the formation contemporary Israel state in 1948. A number of sporadic clashes have also been there. In1979, a peace treaty was signed by Israel and Egypt and in 1994 the war… Its goal was to destroy PLO bases there and to end the attacks across its borders.…
Persian Gulf Wars of 1991 & 2003
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Persian Gulf Wars of 1991 and 2003 Introduction: The Gulf war is perhaps one of the fascinating military campaigns in recent times, purely due to the fact that it displayed for the first time ever, the power and willingness of coalition forces to join hands against the brutal invasion, in a bid to ensure peaceful co-existence of the nations around the globe.…
Mecca
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Ultimately, Mecca is the city towards which all Muslims are directed to pray during their 5 daily prayers. Moreover, it is believed by Muslims that Mecca, and specifically Ka’ba (the first piece of… As the second most widely practiced religion in the world, hundreds of millions of Muslims have made the hajj to Mecca over the decades and centuries. IN addition…
Ethno Nationalist Terrorism
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I have to revise this according to APA format. I am also revising the content because I misunderstood the instructions. the discussion has disproportionately focused on the PLO and Hamas. may I know when is your final… ionalist movement, which Arab states tried to obstruct; the growing conflict between Israel and the Arab countries over water development plans…
What the Arab States Can Do To Help Bring About Perpetual Peace between Israel and the Palestinians
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Several peace agreements and interventions have been put in place to help solve the problem, for instance, between the period of 1993 and 2001, Israel, the Palestine liberation organization (PLO) and the Palestinian authority (PA) had signed various peace agreements. This was to… Sadly, continued state of war is what brings Palestinians together and so they…
What are the roots of the Arab-Israeli Conflict
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With terrorist organisations flourishing at the behest of the PLO and support from neighbouring states, there has been escalation of civilian casualties leading to indiscriminate retaliatory action by the IDF. … The ownership, demography and area have greatly fluctuated during this long history. Present Israel extends from Jordan river to the Mediterranean,…
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