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Christmas 2020 | Mazin Qumsiyeh

Mazin Qumsiyeh (photo: Carolin Smith)

Christmas Eve was always special. Despite the difficulties, we tried to enjoy the night of 24 December 2020 at the nativity square. I spoke live with a US audience (some of my remarks are below). To reflect on this Christmas is to expand on my previous reflections on Christmas in these (un?) holy lands: <a href=”http://qumsiyeh.org/christmasunderoccupation/”>http://qumsiyeh.org/christmasunderoccupation/</a> &amp; <a href=”http://www.middleeasteye.net/opinion/christmas-bethlehem”>http://www.middleeasteye.net/opinion/christmas-bethlehem</a> But ...

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China expects respect after US naval shift | RT

China has expressed mild concerns with the American plans to shift most of its warships to the Pacific region by 2020. Beijing called on to Washington to respect the interests of all sides in the Asia-Pacific, including that of China. ­Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Liu Weimin said that the Asia-Pacific is the region where Chinese and the US interests overlap ...

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