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You've been served: Kifta Bil Tahina
 
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Click here for the full recipe https://www.middleeastmonitor.com/20170416-kifta-bil-tahini/
Views: 7333 Middle East Monitor
Remembering Mahmoud Darwish
 
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Renowned Palestinian poet, Mahmoud Darwish performs his iconic piece "There is on this land that which makes life worth living".
Views: 3842 Middle East Monitor
Miko Peled on how Israel deals with Gaza
 
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Born into a renowned Zionist family and raised on the Zionist ideal of a Jewish state, American-Israeli author Miko Peled’s family life took him on a journey that transformed him into a Palestinian human rights activist and an advocate of a one democratic state where Palestinians and Israelis would live as equal citizens. Read the full interview: https://www.middleeastmonitor.com/20170319-miko-peled-from-israeli-zionist-to-palestinian-defender/
Views: 1479 Middle East Monitor
You've Been Served: Tashreeb
 
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Tashreeb is the name given to any dish with broth-soaked bread topped with meat or vegetables. This is because the word “tashreeb” in Arabic means “to soak”, making it a very fitting name! It is a very rustic Iraqi concept that started out as a dish made by the poor who were able to put whatever they had to hand in the stew and then serve it over bread in order to make it filling. Nowadays, it has become a staple in many Iraqi and Middle Eastern households and for good reason; it is absolutely delicious! https://www.middleeastmonitor.com/20170903-tashreeb/
Views: 1609 Middle East Monitor
Armed with a camera in Gaza: Who is Yaser Murtaja?
 
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Middle East Monitor interviewed fallen Palestinian journalist Yaser Murtaja before he was killed. The feature was being finalised when Yaser was shot by an Israeli sniper near Gaza’s eastern border on 6 April 2018 while documenting the Palestinian ‘Great March of Return’. Yaser’s colleagues at Ain Media worked with MEMO's Jehan Alfarra to complete the feature in tribute to him and all Palestinian journalists who risk their lives to document life under occupation in Gaza and the rest of the occupied Palestinian territories. Read more: https://www.middleeastmonitor.com/20180419-armed-with-a-camera-in-gaza-who-is-yaser-murtaja/
Views: 2107 Middle East Monitor
Israeli soldiers assault Palestinian paramedics as they tend to the injured
 
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Israeli soldiers assault Palestinian paramedics as they tend to the unarmed protesters who had been shot in the occupied West Bank town of Al-Bireh on 12 March 2018.
Views: 5498 Middle East Monitor
You've Been Served: Aish Al-Saraya
 
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Aish Al-Saraya literally translates to the royal court’s bread; basically meaning this dessert is fit for a king! This is no ordinary bread, as it is soaked in simple syrup, topped with cream and bejeweled with pistachios! In case you were wondering how it tastes, it is absolutely delicious! Click through for the full recipe: https://www.middleeastmonitor.com/20170820-aish-al-saraya/
Views: 2305 Middle East Monitor
US Orthodox Jews express support for Ilhan Omar
 
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A delegation of Orthodox Jewish rabbis on Wednesday expressed solidarity with US congresswoman Ilhan Omar in a visit to her office in Washington after she was accused of making 'anti-Semitic' remarks.
Views: 1950 Middle East Monitor
Settlers storm Palestinian house in Hebron, evict families
 
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More than 100 settlers stormed a residential building in occupied Hebron on 25 July 2017 and evicted its Palestinian residents under the protection of occupation forces. Read more: https://www.middleeastmonitor.com/20170726-100-israeli-settlers-occupy-house-in-hebron/
Views: 31732 Middle East Monitor
Beyond the Frontlines: Tales of Resistance and Resilience from Palestine
 
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Palestinian psychologist Samah Jabr’s encounters and insights into the psychological impact of life in Palestine were the subject of a documentary film made by French film director Alexandra Dols. In the film, Jabr narrates excerpts from her writings addressing what resistance means in the context of the Israeli occupation. MEMO's Jehan Alfarra speaks Jabr and Dols about their film "Beyond the Frontlines: Tales of Resistance and Resilience from Palestine".
Views: 226 Middle East Monitor
Read Andoni's Ghost Hungting: Meet the cast
 
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Palestinian director Raed Andoni reconstructs the trauma of detention in his film Ghost Hunting, where former Palestinian prisoners act out their memories of imprisonment. Read more: https://www.middleeastmonitor.com/20170615-raed-andoni-the-israelis-occupy-our-minds/
Views: 741 Middle East Monitor
Explained: The Nakba 70 years on
 
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2018 marks the 70th anniversary of the Nakba, meaning ‘catastrophe’ in Arabic. So, what was the Nakba – and what is its significance today? Read more: https://www.middleeastmonitor.com/20180516-explained-the-nakba-70-years-on/
Views: 888 Middle East Monitor
Raed Andoni: ‘The Israelis occupy our minds’
 
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Palestinian director Raed Andoni reconstructs the trauma of detention in his film Ghost Hunting, where former Palestinian prisoners act out their memories of imprisonment. Read more: https://www.middleeastmonitor.com/20170615-raed-andoni-the-israelis-occupy-our-minds/
Views: 548 Middle East Monitor
Authors of "Syria: Recipes from Home" cook Cherry Kebab
 
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Read the full cookbook review: https://www.middleeastmonitor.com/20171019-syria-recipes-from-home/?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=hootsuite
Views: 736 Middle East Monitor
'The Tower' screens at opening of Palestine Cinema Days in Ramallah
 
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Set in Burj AL-Barajneh refugee camp in Lebanon, 'The Tower' highlights 70 years of strife since the Nakba.
Views: 375 Middle East Monitor
Prints of Palestine: When tradition meets modern fashion
 
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Five distinctively Palestinian designs make up fashion designer Natalie Tahhan’s “Prints of Palestine” collection that shapes the Jerusalem-born designer’s brand. With her solo collection, Tahhan has set out to reinvigorate traditional Palestinian embroidery with contemporary and fashionable deigns. MEMO's Jehan Alfarra speaks to Tahhan about her line: https://www.middleeastmonitor.com/20170128-prints-of-palestine-when-tradition-meets-modern-fashion/
Views: 377 Middle East Monitor
Miko Peled: BDS is how you bring about change'
 
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Born into a renowned Zionist family and raised on the Zionist ideal of a Jewish state, American-Israeli author Miko Peled’s family life took him on a journey that transformed him into a Palestinian human rights activist and an advocate of a one democratic state where Palestinians and Israelis would live as equal citizens. Read the full interview: https://www.middleeastmonitor.com/20170319-miko-peled-from-israeli-zionist-to-palestinian-defender/
Views: 180 Middle East Monitor
47soul's beats defy borders
 
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Drawing on influences from traditional Arabic music like Dabkeh, Chobi and Mijwiz, 47Soul has been hyping up stages across the world. The Electro Arabic Dabkeh band was formed in Jordan in 2013 and has amassed fans rapidly across the MENA region and in Europe with its new style of Arabic dance music that they have dubbed “ShamStep”, a combination of traditional music like Dabkeh and electronic beats. Filming: Esther Thwadi-Yimbu Editing: Jehan Alfarra
Views: 504 Middle East Monitor
The Galilee Quartet: Playing for peace, love and humanity
 
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From Beethoven symphonies to songs by legendary Arab singers such as Fairuz and Um Kalthoum, the Saad siblings’ exceptional performances have captivated crowds in Europe and in the Middle East. Their political and social struggles have also put them under the spotlight. Jehan Alfarra speaks to the siblings: https://www.middleeastmonitor.com/20170808-galilee-quartet-playing-for-peace-love-and-humanity/
Views: 284 Middle East Monitor
The Botanical Garden of Algiers, Algeria
 
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First stop in Algeria is the Jardin d’Essai du Hamma or the Botanical Garden of El Hamma in Algiers. The stunning garden, measuring 54 hectares provides visitors a cool walk through its walkways that boast hundreds of species of plants, decorated fountains, zoo and art museums. Read more: https://www.middleeastmonitor.com/20170326-discover-the-middle-east-the-botanical-garden-of-algiers/
Views: 586 Middle East Monitor
Discover the Middle East: Erbil Citadel
 
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Undergoing Sumerian, Assyrian, Sassanid, Mongol, Christian as well as Ottoman rule, the Citadel has been inhabited by numerous religions and ethnicities making it home to various religious, residential and other educational and civil structures. Read more: https://www.middleeastmonitor.com/20160925-discover-the-middle-east-erbil-citadel/
Views: 927 Middle East Monitor
You've been Served - Maklouba
 
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Maklouba is usually served to guests upside down on a serving platter, and if you are confident enough, you can flip it over at the table and give your guests a show! Follow the step by step guide of how to make it: https://www.middleeastmonitor.com/20170402-maklouba/
Views: 212 Middle East Monitor
Peled   The General's son
 
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Born into a renowned Zionist family and raised on the Zionist ideal of a Jewish state, American-Israeli author Miko Peled’s family life took him on a journey that transformed him into a Palestinian human rights activist and an advocate of a one democratic state where Palestinians and Israelis would live as equal citizens. Read the full interview: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCSXmX2ujFVlSU7nv2wFW62g/videos
Views: 207 Middle East Monitor
You've Been Served: Sayadiyah
 
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Growing up, whenever my great aunt would invite us over for lunch, our request was always the same: Sayadiyah! Everyone loved her sayadiyah and til this day, no one makes it as good as her. But alas, I have made my peace with the situation and have managed to make my own tasty version. https://www.middleeastmonitor.com/20170806-sayadiyah/
Views: 364 Middle East Monitor
#WalkToPalestine activist leave Bulgaria enters Turkey
 
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More than 240 days into his quest to raise awareness of the plight of Palestinians by walking from Sweden to Palestine, Benjamin Ladraa is now entering Turkey and making his way south. It has been lonely but he's made a lot of new friends, he tells MEMO.
Views: 354 Middle East Monitor
You've been served: Ouzi surar
 
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Click here for the full recipe https://www.middleeastmonitor.com/20170430-ouzi-surar/
Views: 112 Middle East Monitor