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Reading – UN Resolution – Answers Posted by on Dec 25, 2016

In this post, I present the answers of the reading comprehension exercise presented earlier. أتلانتا، الولايات المتحدة الأمريكية (CNN)– أقر مجلس الأمن الدولي مشروع قرار يطالب إسرائيل بوقف فوري لبناء المستوطنات في الأراضي الفلسطينية، بموافقة 14 دولة من أعضاء المجلس، وامتناع الولايات المتحدة عن التصويت، رغم مناشدة إسرائيل لها باستخدام حق النقض (الفيتو) لمنع تمرير…

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Reading – UN Resolution Posted by on Dec 23, 2016

In this post, I present a reading comprehension exercise. The topic of the exercise is the latest UN Security Council resolution on the Middle East. Read the text and answer the questions below. You can use the vocabulary list provided to facilitate comprehension. أتلانتا، الولايات المتحدة الأمريكية (CNN)– أقر مجلس الأمن الدولي مشروع قرار يطالب…

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International Women’s Day: Gaining Momentum Posted by on Mar 7, 2013

Marhaba (مرحبا) ! Today, I would like to say congratulations (تهاني) to every woman (إمرأة) on the glorious (مجيد) occasion of ‘International Women’s Day (IWD)’ (اليوم العالمي للمرأة). Every year on March 8, women from the around the globe celebrate this day by taking stock of the different social (اجتماعية), political (سياسية) and economic (اقتصادية)…

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A new state is being born Posted by on Nov 30, 2012

Today, the UN General Assembly has voted to grant the Palestinians the status of non-member observer state  (دولة مراقب غير عضو). 138 member states voted in favour (لصالح), while 9 voted against (ضد), with 41 nations abstaining (امتنعت). This is a great day for the Palestinian people, as it is a step forward on the way…

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