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Jordan and Jerusalem's Islamic sanctuaries

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Jordan and Jerusalem's Islamic sanctuaries


The issue of Jerusalem is at the core of the Palestinian cause, which in turn is at the core of the conflict with Zionism. In other words, the issue of Jerusalem cannot be viewed in isolation from the Palestine-Israel conflict. Thus, when examining the dimensions of Jordan's relationship to the Palestinian cause, particularly with regard to Jerusalem's Islamic sanctuaries, a discussion of the beginnings of this relationship is important.

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Israeli settlement policy in occupied Jerusalem

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Israeli settlement policy in occupied Jerusalem


Israel's insistence on establishing settlements on Palestinian occupied territory, despite the fact that this violates international law and legitimacy, is a very important issue and a problem everyone should be informed of and try to find a solution to. This is especially true since the problem is escalating - Zionist settlement ideology considers the land as one of the main pillars for its political project. Therefore, Jewish people are brought in from their countries of origin to take the place of Palestinians on Palestinian land, and Israel has made all possible effort to control the land and clear it of its original inhabitants.

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Increasing psychological and neurological illness among Palestinian prisoners

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Increasing psychological and neurological illness among Palestinian prisoners
The phenomenon of prisoners of war is one of the most significant consequences of conflict between nation states or in countries subject to occupation. There is no doubting the fact that the experiences of these individuals are brutal and constitute severe trauma psychologically, socially or economically. Moreover, their return to normal life following their release from captivity carries with it numerous difficulties arising from the ordeals they have been forced to endure. This includes the prolonged separation from their communities, families and loved ones as well as the torture, oppression, humiliation and deprivation of liberty they have experienced at the hands of their captors.
Like many others which have experienced the ravages of war and have been subject to occupation, Palestinian society has suffered acutely from this phenomenon and expects to continue to suffer from it in the future.

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The health risks posed by water pollution in the Gaza Strip

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The health risks posed by water pollution in the Gaza StripThe worsening problem of water in the Middle East is one of the most significant and dangerous struggles currently facing the region today. From issues of continuous deterioration in quality, to those of limited availability and high competition for that available, the situation is critical. All of this and more has made the search for alternative sources of this resource an imperative, and a solution to the problem needs to be speedily implemented before a point of no return is reached.

In the regional struggle for this indispensable resource, the situation in Palestine stands out above all others. Not only are Palestinian water resources continually faced with the danger of severe deterioration, depletion and draught, but additionally, Israel maintains illegal control over its surface drinking water basins and appropriates its subterranean reserves by pumping them into its settlements.

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