Egypt and Palestine in the age of Sisi


In the summer of 1970, the-then Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser declared his support for a United States initiative to resolve the Arab-Israeli conflict, putting him at odds with Palestinian refugees residing in Cairo. When hundreds of Palestinian student activists protested over Egypt’s acceptance of the Rogers Plan, Nasser, long a champion of Palestinian rights, had them rounded up in the dead of night and deported to Jordan. When they arrived in Amman, many of them were still in their pyjamas. Irrespective of its rhetoric to the contrary, throughout the last four decades, the Egyptian government’s policies towards the Palestinians have signalled a marked departure from its…

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Documenting volcanology research developed at Montserrat - Phys.Org


Documenting volcanology research developed at Montserrat
The Eruption of the Soufrière Hills Volcano, Montserrat from 2000 to 2010, edited by G. Wadge, R.E.A. Robertson and B. Voight, comprises 27 substantial chapters that review the development and application of scientific study at the Soufrière Hills Volcano.

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