القسم: Solaa News
This month, in celebration of Mother’s Day, we concluded our worldwide call to name the boats that will sail to Gaza in mid September. Amal-Hope and Zaytouna-Oliva will sail to Gaza in mid September. Both women’s names represent many languages.
Amal symbolizes the hope that we will bring to the shores of Gaza and Zaytouna symbolizes the mighty olive, the tree of life in Palestinian agriculture
By Heshmat Alavi
The recent riot in Hama Central Prison and talks of a possible massacre of the prisoners by Bashar Assad has revived memoirs of the tragic 1982 massacre led by then Syrian president Hafez Assad and his brother Raf’at. More than 30 years ago the city of Hama witnessed a horrendous massacre, and today the son of Syria’s then dictator has kille
By Dr. Issa
Dr. Hanna Issa, Secretary-General of the Islamic-Christian Commission in support of Jerusalem and holy sites, said, "The monitoring of political change requires analysis elimination, and taking the historical context in general, political change is a shift in the structures and behaviors and successive political goals which affect the d
The Stars Cinema reopens in Nabatieh, after so many years.
Kassem Istanbouli is leading a young team to the opening of the Star Cinema with a powerful program of activities that will bring to the city theatre performances and cinema.
Kassem Istanbouli, founder of Istanbouli Theatre, is the Al Hamra Cinema Manager in Tyre, a cinema that has reopened after 30 years of closure. Under his leadership, sev
Dr. Hanna Issa, a professor of international law, said, "That all international resolutions, without exception, stress the need to maintain the occupied city of Jerusalem and not to be subject to force, noting that “the occupation by these decisions hit the wall and did not adhere to them as a challenge.”
He added, "The recent decisions of the Israeli government to build more settlement units and t
Expel Iran from Islamic Bloc OIC Message to Iran: Get Your Terrorists out of our Countries
By Heshmat Alavi
The recent summit of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), which was held last week in Turkey, was the largest bloc representing Islamic countries .The organization consisting of 57 countries is also the second group
The Egyptian Revolutionary Council strongly condemns the raid on the Egyptian Journalists' Syndicate only two days before World Press Freedom Day and the arrests that were made from within the quarters; a crime that Egyptian journalists witness for the first time. This move was described by the head of the Journalists Syndicate as “unprecedented” and a “violation of law”.
by Dr. Issa
Dr. Hanna Issa, Secretary-General of the Islamic-Christian Commission in support of Jerusalem and holy sites, said, "All Israeli settlements are illegal under international humanitarian law regardless of their schematic state.”
He noted, "The settlements are a major factor behind the access restrictions, and insecurity and displacement of P
By Dr. Issa
Dr. Hanna Issa, Secretary-General of the Islamic-Christian Commission in support of Jerusalem and holy sites, "Israel attempts intensively to change the milestones of Jerusalem city in order to Judaize it and end the Palestinian Arab presence in it, as they seek to disarm the historical Arab and Isla
WITH Syria and Libya aflame, with Iran challenging the Gulf Arabs for mastery of the region and with America questioning its role as ultimate guarantor of stability, this ought to have been a time, one might have thought, for the Arab League to assert itself. Instead, the body appears to drift ever deeper into irrelevance. Its idea of renewal, it seems, is simply to replace its octogenarian secretary-general with a septuagenarian,
As Labour Day approaches, we (the signatories) salute the workers of Egypt who are considered the powerhouse of the 25th of January Revolution who ignited its spark.
The military regime continues to systematically abuse the rights of workers and exploit their efforts and achievements. From the very start of the military coup of the 3rd of July, 2013, the military dictatorship passed legislation that deprives worke
In a program broadcasted on April 22 and 23 on the prisons and torture centers of the paramilitary forces affiliated with the Iranian regime in Iraq and on the massacre of innocent people, especially the Sunnis, Al-Jazeera TV said: “Some of the abductees were transferred to secret prisons in Ashraf Base. This base formerly belonged to the People’s Mojahedin Organization [PMOI/MEK] but was occupied by the Badr militias.
By Keyvan Salami
Riyadh was joined by Amman in issuing a new statement decrying Iranian meddling across the Middle East. As Saudi King Salman wrapped up his five-day tour of Egypt, Deputy Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman arrived to a warm welcoming by King Abdullah of Jordan. This is yet another sign of the Saudis embarking on a vast campaign of rallying all Arab nations under o
Nobel Peace Prize Laureate
What is happening in Yemen, and what is the correct way to sustain peace there? Once we properly acknowledge what is happening, we can take the next step in finding the solution. When we don’t fail in acknowledging the problem, we won’t fail in suggesting solutions. 2016-04-26 17:06:30 Tawakkol Karman
By Dr. Issa
Dr. Hanna Issa, Secretary-General of the Islamic-Christian Commission in support of Jerusalem and holy sites, said, “State concept combines the power and sovereignty that give the state policy legitimacy and solemnity, which makes individuals obey its authority and respect the prestige of the law."
He pointed out, "Presumably every political
Jordan – prompted by the UAE – along with Egypt, the Islamic State, as well as some EU states are all moving against the Muslim Brotherhood
Last week the Islamic State (IS) devoted 25 pages of its propaganda magazine Dabiq to a “feature” denouncing the Muslim Brotherhood as apostate. “Over the last few decades,
By: Heshmat Alavi
It was a bad news for Iran’s Supreme Leader, Ali Khamenei, when Russia pulled out its forces from Syria while the forces opposing the rule of President Bashar Assad were making headway. Khamenei tried to recoup the missing savage strikes by Russian war planes by introducing more ground force into Syria. He ordered more Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) and regu
By Dr. Issa
Dr. Hanna Issa, Secretary-General of the Islamic-Christian commission in support of Jerusalem and holy sites said, "Tolerance, is a position based on the recognition of the universal rights of the human person, and fundamental freedoms of the other, applying it means the need to recognize each and everyone's right to freely choose their beliefs, also to
Dr. Hanna Issa, Secretary-General of the Islamic-Christian commission in support of Jerusalem and holy sites, said, "The political change is characterized by a sense of inclusiveness and expansion, it is the overall changes that the political structures in a society is exposed to in what so the power and authority within the same state or several states society is re-distributed."
He added, &q
The second edition of the International Music Festival of Tyre, Lebanon, to be held this year from 9 to 11 April in the city of South Lebanon is dedicated to the great artist Fayrouz.
Istanbouli Theatre organized this musical event that will take the city of Tyre in early April in collaboration with the Association for the arts, the City Council and the Ministry of Culture of Lebanon. The aim of this international festi