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Jamal Ghosn
Tunis – While the classifications of global north and global south are in vogue in leftist circles – in fact they were the officially adopted terms...
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
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Fadi Abu Saada
Bethlehem – On Thursday, 21 March 2013, US President Barack Obama traveled from Jerusalem to the occupied West Bank town of Bethlehem. He entered the...
Friday, March 22, 2013
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Zeina Zaatari
In a recent article by Turkish feminist Deniz Kandiyoti titled “Fear and Fury: Women and Post-Revolutionary Violence,” the author comes to the...
Friday, March 8, 2013
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Zaid Shteiwi
Now that security passes to enter North Lebanon’s Nahr al-Bared Palestinian refugee camp have been revoked, local merchants report that their...
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
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Haifaa Abbasi
“I do not want to champion what I do...or for people to follow me as an example,” Jarik al-Khayer* says, sipping tea one cloudy winter afternoon. “...
Sunday, March 3, 2013
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Wafiq Qanso
The northeastern Lebanese town of Hermel is just an hour away from the Syrian city of Homs. A glance inside any Hermel home betrays the close ties...
Friday, March 1, 2013
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Yazan al-Saadi
A year ago, on 16 February 2012, forces of the Air Force Intelligence raided the offices of the Syrian Center for Media and Freedom of Expression in...
Friday, February 15, 2013
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Mona al-Omari
The first question that crosses one’s mind when entering the Syrian refugee camp in Zaatari, Jordan: Where is all the aid that countries claimed to...
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
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Faten Elhajj
When Sami entered Roumieh Prison in 2006 on drug charges, he told himself, “This will not be a death sentence.” At the time, he was only months away...
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
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