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Rana Harbi
The attacks in France by Said and Chérif Kouachi, French brothers of Algerian descent, and Amedy Coulibaly, a French citizen with Malian roots, in...
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
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Chloé Benoist
In the past three years since I first moved to Lebanon as yet another French journalist, I have come to learn the shared anguish stemming from acts...
Saturday, January 10, 2015
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Yazan al-Saadi
An attack on the offices of Charlie Hebdo, a controversial French satirical magazine, and the mainstream discourse immediately rehashes the same...
Thursday, January 8, 2015
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Abdel Rahman Youssef
Recent hate attacks against minority religious groups in Egypt brought to light the diverse worshiping scene in the land of the pharaohs. The non-...
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
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Ahmad Zaatari
On the ‘Friday to Bring Down the Wadi Araba Policy,’ political activist, Muthanna Gharaybe, did not set off on the demonstration from al-Husseini...
Tuesday, July 3, 2012
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Leah Caldwell
Being born in Nigeria to a Lebanese father and a Nigerian mother was, for Nisreen Kaj, like being born in a “bubble.” The activist and copywriter...
Thursday, June 28, 2012
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Muhammad al-Khodayri
When the award-winning and openly gay young Moroccan novelist Abdellah Taia was invited to a university in his home country to speak about his latest...
Tuesday, June 12, 2012
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Roy Dib
Hadi Zaccak’s new documentary Marcedes approaches modern Lebanese history from a new perspective.
Monday, May 28, 2012
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Leah Caldwell
Palestine’s relationship with the internet, as Miriyam Aouragh tells us in Palestine Online: Transnationalism, the Internet and the Construction of...
Friday, December 23, 2011
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