Avi Melamed.

Category: Jerusalem.

“Defending Al-Aqsa” & Politics in the Middle East

April 30, 2022 In April 2022, Muslims mark the holy month of Ramadan. Throughout April, violent clashes took place in the al-Aqsa compound in Jerusalem between Palestinians and Israeli police. The Palestinians argue they are “Defending al-Aqsa.” The slogan ‘defending al-Aqsa’ has been prevalent in the Muslim world since the early days of the Israeli – Arab conflict. The narrative…

Rising Tensions | Are We On the Verge of Another Escalation? Avi Melamed | I24 NEWS (June 10, 2021)

The delayed Jerusalem Day March of Flags that was supposed to take place on May 10, 2021, may go forward next week. Three Palestinians were killed in a skirmish with Israeli forces in the West Bank. Could these events reignite the violence? Would the Arab world support or frown on another round? I explore all of this and more in…

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