By Khaled Diab Decades of unprecedented population growth have played a significant role in Arab regime repression, the two main waves of revolutions that swept the region, and the fierce counterrevolutions that followed. Friday 24 January 2020 Over the past…
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For an ideology which claims to stand at the pinnacle of humanity, white supremacy exhibits a paranoid sense of inferiority and persecution.
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The fog of war obscures the similar challenges facing women in Israel and Palestine and how the conflict hinders them from finding common cause.
Converts have become pawns in Egypt’s increasingly bitter standoff between Muslims and Christians.