Politics
Tali’at: Putting feminism at the center of Palestinian liberation
Hala Marshood | Social violence has been manifested inward, typically within that smallest of ostensibly safe places
Rage in Baghdad
Hafsa Halawa | Hafsa Halwa unpacks the ongoing protests in Iraq, which have left over 100 dead and 6,100 injured.
President’s eldest son, Mahmoud al-Sisi, sidelined from powerful intelligence position to diplomatic mission in Russia
The move seeks to alleviate growing tensions within the intelligence apparatus about his role
Forty days of revolution in Iraq
Ahmed Youssef | Something is different about the October protests
Handicrafts, ostriches and football: Journalists, public figures taken on stage-managed tour of Tora Prison Complex
Attendees of the tour were not able to speak to prisoners or see actual places of detention.
In wake of government crackdown, Egypt lobbies for support ahead of major UN human rights review
Asmahan Soliman and Mostafa Mohie | Even countries not normally known to openly criticize Egypt are expected to do so this time
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MP referred to ethics committee over reform initiative calling for Sisi’s early departure from office
Parliament was quick to take official action against Tantawi for the initiative.
Southern Lebanon is in revolt too
Omar Said | “They say we are against the revolution? Who? The people of the South? We are the resistance.”
 
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