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Mohammed Shoair
After twenty years of teaching around the world, historian Khaled Fahmy decided to disregard advice from friends and colleagues and return to Cairo...
Thursday, November 17, 2011
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Toufic Haddad
After 33 years in captivity, Fakhri Barghouti returned to his people and his family as part of the Gilad Shalit deal last month. He shared with Al-...
Tuesday, November 15, 2011
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Othman Tazghart
Moncef Marzouki’s Congress for the Republic party managed to win second place in the constituent assembly elections in Tunis last month. Today he is...
Monday, November 14, 2011
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Rouba Abou Ammo
After documenting her own pursuits, author Kim SuYoung is preparing to chronicle the dreams of 365 other people from around the world over the course...
Sunday, November 13, 2011
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Said Khatibi
Cheb Nasro’s name has become synonymous with the music of Rai Love. Even after relocating to the United States, the Algerian star is keen to voice...
Thursday, November 10, 2011
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Mohammed al-Asfar
Libyan poet Khaled Mattawa is not as concerned about how Gaddafi was killed as much as overcoming the culture of revenge and building a just and...
Wednesday, November 9, 2011
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Lina al-Hosny
Former Yemeni Prime Minister Haydar Attas is proposing a federal solution to Yemen’s southern crisis amid the country’s ongoing popular revolt. Lina...
Tuesday, November 8, 2011
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Khalil Sweileh
Iraqi anthropologist and historian Fadel al-Rubai has produced a powerful body of work directly challenging Orientalist interpretations of Arab and...
Thursday, October 27, 2011
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Firas Khatib
Veteran historian, novelist, and activist Tariq Ali spoke to al-Akhbar about the challenges facing the Arab Revolts, the future of US policy in the...
Tuesday, October 25, 2011
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