Yara is a British Palestinian PhD candidate at the University of Exeter and a Research Fellow at the Kenyon Institute in East Jerusalem where she lives and works. She holds a MA in Palestine Studies, and a BA in Arabic and Middle Eastern Studies. As well as working on independent academic research projects, Yara is conducting fieldwork for her PhD, which focuses on the Palestinian citizens of Israel and oral history.
Now Britain has recognised Palestinian statehood, it's time to forget about a farcical two-state solution
15 October 2014 02:31 PM
Instead of Israel and Palestine living side by side, a one-state solution based on equality and freedom of movement is what the region needs
After the horrors of Operation Protective Edge, Palestine's children are finally returning to school
18 September 2014 06:36 PM
As the new school year starts, young Palestinians are proving their determination to overcome adversity through education
22 August 2014 05:57 PM
But its enemies just happen to include innocent civilians. Why?
06 August 2014 02:05 PM
Two days ago I met some of the children whose lives have been completely ruined by Israel. We cannot forget them
30 July 2014 05:10 PM
The Israeli government has already proven that it fears international isolation
17 July 2014 04:42 PM
Even when the rockets stop falling, there will be no justice for Palestinians
04 July 2014 04:20 PM
If both sides were evenly matched then it would be appropriate — but they aren't
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Sorry Judy Finnigan – Ched Evans is no less sickening than an alleyway rapist
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Russell Brand threatened with arrest after filming outside Fox News headquarters
Amal Alamuddin calls for the return of the Elgin Marbles from Britain: 'Injustice has persisted for too long'
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