Frustratingly for Arab dictators and despots, no matter how much they try to silence, intimidate or co-opt the media, new loud and critical voices emerge.
The Republic of Tahrir revolutionaries dreamt of an Egypt of freedom, but the only thing that seems free these days is the value of human dignity.
ISIS has skillfully manipulated social media as a powerful propaganda tool. Should the online community self-censor to deprive it of free publicity?
In telling the story of Egypt’s vanished Jewish community, a new documentary sheds light on a forgotten chapter of history.
Despite its bottom ranking in the Press Freedom Index, the Middle Eastern media is freer than it appears at first sight.
Despite its democratic aspirations, Egypt’s draft constitution excludes millions of Egyptians from enjoying full citizenship.
Despite the general Arab decline in the press freedom rankings, the region’s media have, in many ways, actually become freer.
State-sponsored conspiracy theories have been bad for foreigners in Egypt. But Egyptians must not succumb to xenophobia and must be open to the world.
Is Turkey truly a role model for the Arab Spring or is it actually a secular democracy in its autumn years?
Rather than encouraging people to make moral choices, religious groups in Egypt are imposing their values by law.