Culture & Society

Amjad Yaghi
Palestinians in Gaza cope with the bitterness of the occupation and do what they can to confront their difficult living conditions. But thanks to the...
Saturday, April 26, 2014
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On October 16, 2014, Al-Akhbar English held the first session of its “Meet the Author” series over Facebook with Professor As’ad AbuKhalil. AbuKhalil...
Friday, October 17, 2014
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Mohammad Abdel Rahman
In the absence of clear or declared legal criteria, journalists in Egypt are still subject to investigations and gag orders. The past few months...
Friday, October 17, 2014
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Bassam Alkantar
A study by the Lebanese Women Democratic Gathering about the organizational needs required to promote women’s participation in political parties and...
Friday, October 17, 2014
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Firas al-Hakkar
"Syrian university degrees for sale," say the advertisements spread along the border regions with Turkey, where the demand is high for Syrians who...
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
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Salim al-Lawzi
Rap music had found its way to the Syrian music scene from the 1990s onwards. Since then, many young Syrians saw rap as a way to express their many...
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
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Hadeel Farfour
People who have seized public seafront property stepped up pressure to pass a law that would legalize their confiscation of public space. They asked...
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
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Zainab Hawi
Throughout the past week, both Al-Arabiya and Al-Jazeera news channels have propagated lies about the clashes that erupted between Hezbollah and al-...
Friday, October 10, 2014
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Hadeel Farfour
The piece of wood that the woman, who looked to be in her sixties, was carrying was not a cane but a sign that she tirelessly tried to hold up as she...
Thursday, October 9, 2014
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