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To Save Palestine is to Save the World

By Nahida the exiled Palestinian I often pondered as to why the name Holy Land was given to Palestine? What is it about this land that justifies or legitimizes such a description when in fact tha.

Six hundred and fifty light-years away in the constellation Aquarius, a dead star about the size of Earth, is refusing to fade away peacefully. NASA's Hubble and Spitzer Space Telescopes have captured the complex structure of the Helix nebula.

A Dying Star - Six hundred and fifty light-years away in the constellation Aquarius. In death, it is spewing out massive amounts of hot gas and intense ultraviolet radiation, creating a spectacular object called a "planetary nebula.

jordan-valley-06JANUARY 4, 2016 Palestine’s Lost Present by VIJAY PRASHAD  Magic hangs in the air above the Jordan Valley.  It is here that the ancient prophets went mad in the desert. They spun their yarns of encounters with God, and produced stories that calmed the fears of people at the mercy of nature.  If you squint your eyes, you can imagine John the Baptist, shrouded in camel hair, walking towards the Jordan River, followed by a swarm of locusts. Roads slice the..............

Inside the Blooming Israeli Settlements in the Jordan Valley

UNRWA: $1.77 million for housing needs in Gaza - The Palestinian Information Center

UNRWA: $1.77 million for housing needs in Gaza - The Palestinian Information Center

Hamas: 2016 will be a year for rising intifada operations - The Palestinian Information Center

Hamas: 2016 will be a year for rising intifada operations - The Palestinian Information Center

Khudari: Israel's inhumane siege on Gaza enters its 10th year - The Palestinian Information Center

Khudari: Israel's inhumane siege on Gaza enters its year - The Palestinian Information Center

Thousands bid last farewell to 3 Palestinians killed by Israeli troops - The Palestinian Information Center

Thousands bid last farewell to 3 Palestinians killed by Israeli troops - The Palestinian Information Center