Al Ijtiah is a socio-political series, which highlights the events associated with Operation "Defensive Shield" - 2002.




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Series cast summary:
Sahar Fawzi Sahar Fawzi 33 episodes, 2008
Lina Hawarna Lina Hawarna 33 episodes, 2008
Dima Kandalaft Dima Kandalaft ...  Yael 33 episodes, 2008
Nedal Najm Nedal Najm 33 episodes, 2008
Hasan Oweiti Hasan Oweiti 33 episodes, 2008
Ahmed Rafea Ahmed Rafea 33 episodes, 2008


The story takes place during the Israeli invasion of the city of Ramallah and the siege of the Church of Nativity in Bethlehem and the city of Jenin and its camp. The series goes beyond the typical and overused approach to offer an account that is full of life and passion by dramatically capturing the daily life of the Palestinian people. The story depicts real incidents and details starting with the love affair between Mustafa, the young Palestinian fugitive, and the Israeli young woman, Yaeel, which starts after Mustafa and his runaway friends rescue two girls who've had a car accident: Meryem (48 Arab Palestinian) and Yaeel (a Jew). Yaeel provides Mustafa with inside information passed to her by her brother, who is an Israeli Army officer. The plot builds up in a poignantly dramatic way, so here's the story of Abou Salem and his children and their manifold and entwined relationships then on to Jenin where there's Abou Khalid's family and his kids: Khalid the teacher, Amjad the ... Written by Anonymous

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Action | Drama | War



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Release Date:

2008 (Lebanon) See more »

Also Known As:

The Invasion See more »

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16:9 HD
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The first Arabic series with an Emmy
10 November 2019 | by hossammouseSee all my reviews

Never get bored of this really touching picture. Deserved an Emmy, deserved the global attention. Saba Mubarak, Monther Reyahneh and Eyad Nassar were starting their careers at that time but they proved their merit

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