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June 18, 2019

Moroccan Sense of Tolerance – Diversity Ends When Sex Begins

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June 11, 2019

Iran Responds with Morality Police to Women’s Hijab Protests

March 25, 2019

Civilizationism vs the Nation State

This female truck driver broke stereotypes and made waves in Egyptian media in 2017.
March 8, 2019

Feminism and the Egyptian Culture

November 16, 2018

Gender Equality in the Mind of Men in the MENA

Intercultural

Moroccan Sense of Tolerance – Diversity Ends When Sex Begins

Morocco is not a fully-fledged democracy, as is the case in the West, but incrementally the country, is slowly but surely, moving in that direction. As a matter of fact, the constitution of 2011 has opened the door to the devolution of power and strengthened the diverse identity of the Moroccan

History +

Arguing that Africa’s Pyramids Built by Aliens Is Rooted in Racism

Some of the most impressive buildings and cities ever made by humans can be found in Africa: the ruined city of Great Zimbabwe, Mapungubwe in South Africa, Kenya’s Gedi Ruins and Meroe in Sudan. Perhaps the most awe-inspiring of these are the last remaining of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient Worl

Religion +

Iran Responds with Morality Police to Women’s Hijab Protests

Iran has introduced 2,000 new morality police units in reaction to what officials call an “increasing defiance” of the compulsory wearing of hijabs. The units, called “resistance groups for verbal and practical response to bad-hijabi women”, were launched recently in the northern province of

Society

Morsi Buried without Funeral Ceremony

Egypt’s former president Mohamed Morsi was buried without a funeral. The son of former Egyptian president Morsi confirmed on his Facebook page on 18 June 2019 that “his father was buried in the Muslim Brotherhood’s cemetery on the outskirts of Cairo.” Ahmed Morsi, the former president’s son, a

Art +

Egyptian-Israeli Relations – Signs of a Thaw?

Over the years neither the Egyptian public, nor its various leaders, have exhibited much enthusiasm for a genuine friendship with Israel – this despite the peace treaty, signed way back in March 1979 by Egyptian President Anwar Sadat and Israeli prime minister Menachem Begin. Yet, through thick an

Diversity

Moroccan Sense of Tolerance – Diversity Ends When Sex Begins

Morocco is not a fully-fledged democracy, as is the case in the West, but incrementally the country, is slowly but surely, moving in that direction. As a matter of fact, the constitution of 2011 has opened the door to the devolution of power and strengthened the diverse identity of the Moroccan