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Ramallah: A Standing Reminder

By Maher Abukhater Each one of Ramallah’s squares reveals a fascinating history. Mahmoud Darwish Square When the renowned Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish was told that the West Bank city of Ramallah was planning to build a square named after him, he objected. On the one hand, Darwish’s objection was a result of his modesty. But on

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