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Mohammad Abdel Rahman
New regulations governing the airwaves introduced by Egypt’s Council of Ministers may restore a censorship climate akin to the one prevalent...
Tuesday, September 13, 2011
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Raghda al-Azizi
Children across the Arab world emulated adults calling for the downfall of the regimes. In some cases, they poked fun at dictators and sung protest...
Saturday, September 10, 2011
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Taghrid Atallah
Israel is apparently using the investigation into the assassination of Palestinian artist Juliano Mer-Khemis, which has dragged on for months, as a...
Thursday, September 8, 2011
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Ibtisam Azem
Berlin - Nine Moroccan films were showcased at a recent Berlin film festival. Held between September 1 - 4, the festival was a rare opportunity to...
Wednesday, September 7, 2011
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Taghrid Atallah
Palestinian muralist Yousef Katalo has turned a long-cherished religious tale into an artistic expression of political resistance.
Tuesday, September 6, 2011
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Rajana Hamyeh
In Beirut’s district of Ein al-Rumaneh, where many buildings were rebuilt after the end of the country's destructive civil war two decades...
Saturday, September 3, 2011
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Robert Abdallah
The destruction of Nahr al-Bared refugee camp, the displacement of its population, the slow pace of its reconstruction, and the security and economic...
Friday, September 2, 2011
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Tehran — Singing classical Sufi music can now get you in trouble in Iran as the state’s censors seek to reign in on cultural expression. An early...
Friday, September 2, 2011
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Mohamed Nazzal
Like many of the world’s poorly-maintained and overly-crowded penitentiaries, Lebanon’s notorious Roumieh prison has witnessed rioting, escapades,...
Tuesday, August 30, 2011
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