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Nancy Razzouk
Abu Ibrahim Ftouni practices traditional Arab medicine through his street cart coffee business. Beirut’s coffeemaker and physician has combined his...
Thursday, October 20, 2011
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Mohammed Kheir
The Costa Coffee shop Salafis are bent on challenging common stereotypes about Egyptian Salafis. The group’s short films are filled with heavy doses...
Tuesday, October 18, 2011
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Robert Abdallah
Displacement following the destruction of Nahr al-Bared refugee camp four years ago forced many families to live in deplorable barracks until their...
Monday, October 17, 2011
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Najwan Darwish
At what point does Palestinian culture become complicit in whitewashing Israel’s crimes? Palestinian poet Najwan Darwish examines the specificities...
Sunday, October 16, 2011
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Bassem Alhakim
The crew of an upcoming Egyptian television series was prohibited from filming in the Lebanese town of Dhour Shweir. The series’ star, Adel Imam, had...
Friday, October 14, 2011
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Ali Alahrani
Last month, Mohamed Adnan watched on his television set as Bahrain beat Indonesia 2-0 in the second round of Asia’s 2014 World Cup qualifiers. Adnan...
Thursday, October 13, 2011
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Othman Tazghart
In past months, attacks against symbols of secularism have become more frequent in Tunisia, raising fears of a reactionary backlash from radical...
Wednesday, October 12, 2011
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Muhammad Khayr
Egypt’s state-owned media responded hysterically to clashes between Coptic Christian protesters and security forces on Sunday night. Egyptian state...
Wednesday, October 12, 2011
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Kaelen Wilson-Goldie
If you’ve seen any of Tamara Al-Samerraei’s paintings over the last 10 years, then you’d probably be able to recognize all of them at a glance....
Monday, October 10, 2011
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