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Professor As'ad Abdul Rahman

Professor As'ad Abdul Rahman

Professor As'ad Abdul Rahman is the Chairman of the Palestinian Encyclopaedia.

 Recent Articles

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    Friday Feb 27

    Israel’s blatant religious fanaticism

    The BDS campaigns, supported by many Jews, are based on facts on the ground that reveal that the Israeli military occupation is racist and an outrageous violation of human rights

  • story 2
    Friday Feb 13

    Iran: A financial empire untouched by sanctions

    The main aim of the Iranian Supreme Leader, according to reports, is for Setad to ‘give him the financial means to operate independently of parliament and the national budget’

  • story 3
    Friday Jan 30

    What lies beneath the demand for ‘Jewish state’

    Recognising the ‘Jewishness’ of Israel amounts to the recognition of the Zionist premise based on fables and fabricated arguments made up by European non-Semitic Jews

  • story 4
    Friday Dec 5

    Moral responsibility: Israel’s empty words

    Tel Aviv’s shift towards the religious far right is manifesting itself in extreme abhorrence of anything pertaining to peaceful co-existence with Palestinians

  • story 5
    Friday Nov 21

    Israel and Daesh share sinister aims

    The militant doctrines of both are equal in their barbarian brutality, which knows no mercy while devastating human lives

  • story 6
    Friday Nov 7

    Time for Palestine to chart a new course

    Bringing down the Israeli apartheid wall, which is incarcerating Palestinians, is the very first step towards full liberation of the Palestinian people

  • story 7
    Friday Oct 24

    Israel’s relentless insistence on apartheid policies

    Only with a true democratic non-religious Israeli civil state living side by side with a true democratic civil Arab Palestinian state, free from Israeli occupation and colonies, will true peace prevail in Middle East

  • story 8
    Friday Oct 10

    The colonial-apartheid traits of Israel

    The new legal status of the Palestinians will, in effect, make the present political status of Tel Aviv illegal in the eyes of international law and the UN charter

  • story 9
    Friday Sep 26

    Emerging outcomes of Israel’s Gaza war

    Tel Aviv has lost its offensive and deterrent edge and is left with a defensive status that really does not offer any protective edge to its civilian population

  • story 10
    Friday Sep 12

    Is it a dawn of a peace deal after Gaza war?

    The Palestinian steadfastness and the extreme abhorrence of global public opinion have created a real opportunity for the US and the rest of the world to forge a just and fair political settlement in the Middle East