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New album INTIFADA by @docjazzmusic now for sale at Palestine Online Store

Musical Intifada | Saturday, 10 November 2012 | by Dr. Tariq Shadid If you have ever tried to buy Palestine-related items online, undoubtedly you have come across the well-known online retailer Palestine Online Store. In fact, it is the biggest and longest-standing of its kind, and the brain-child of Palestinian activist Haithem El-Zabri. From a […]

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The Kufiyeh Project – in pictures

ku•fi•yeh [kuh–fee–uh] Noun. Arab headdress made from a diagonally folded square of cloth with a checkered pattern. The Kufiyeh Project seeks to promote the kufiyeh as a symbol of the Palestinian struggle for justice and to support its continued production in Palestine. The website features information about the kufiyeh’s background and production, links to further […]

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Last kaffiyeh factory in Palestinian territories: ‘It’s more than a business’

Family’s battle to continue producing the popular chequered headscarf – internationally recognised symbol of the Palestinian national struggle – amid competition from cheap imports guardian.co.uk, Monday 2 August 2010 17.37 BST The kaffiyeh, the chequered headscarf worn by politicians and militants alike A kaffiyeh is woven on a loom at the factory Hirbawi Textiles once […]

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