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As Lebanon’s Protests Continue, Students Balk at Returning to Classrooms

Jana Dhaybi | 18 Nov 2019

Across the country, thousands of school and university students are joining street demonstrations and refusing to resume their studies until they feel political progress has been made.

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‘These are Not Demands, These Are Rights’: Voices of Youthful Protesters in Iraq

Gilgamesh Nabeel, Rasha Faek | 05 Nov 2019

Students and young professionals throng city streets and vow to continue their demonstrations until demands for change are met with action. Here is what some of them have to say.

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Lebanon’s Universities Have Emptied Out Into the Streets

Jana Dhaybi | 29 Oct 2019

Administrators, professors and students at Lebanon’s universities are largely supporting the country’s widespread protests.

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A Roundup of Scholarly Commentary on Lebanon’s Protests

Edward Fox | 28 Oct 2019

As the protests in Lebanon enter their fifth week, Al-Fanar Media has summarized what leading scholars have to say about them.

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In Lebanon, Sect Vs. Sect Turns Into People Vs. Politicians

David Wheeler, Nasser Zawk | 25 Oct 2019

Lebanese protestors have united across sectarian divides and turned against what they view as the “ruling class.” Here are a diverse range of photos, videos, interviews, and other features to capture what is happening.

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A Kurdish Writer Tries to ‘Break the Silence’ Using Philosophy Instead of Politics

Sarah Mills | 10 Oct 2019

Bakhtiyar Ali rejects political solutions. Instead, his books pose questions about human responsibility in the face of conflict and corruption.

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In Iraq, Hunger for Jobs Collides With a Government That Can’t Provide Them

David Wheeler | 09 Oct 2019

Protests in Iraq expressing widespread discontent with high unemployment, low living standards and corruption have met with live ammunition.

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Sudan’s Academic Year Begins—But Only for a Few Universities

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 08 Oct 2019

Public universities have permission to reopen, but security concerns and academic issues are causing delays. Some private universities are holding classes.

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New Book Showcases Contemporary Arab Artists as Survivors

Ursula Lindsey | 13 Sep 2019

An anthology explores “Arabicity,” the cultural links and concerns shared by artists from disparate countries throughout the Arab world.

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Survey Finds Modest Gains in Support for Arab Women’s Rights

Burton Bollag | 13 Sep 2019

In two new reports, the Arab Barometer finds gradually shifting attitudes on women’s place in society and broad disillusionment among young people.




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