Rebuilding a Space for Thought in Cairo
@ursulind on the persistent Townhouse art gallery, for @alfanar
townhouse  art  cairo 
4 days ago
The Complete Writings of a Revolutionary
On Ghassan Kanafani's life and writings, out in a new Arabic edition
kanafani  palestine  literature 
7 days ago
Water Is Scarce in Egypt; So Are Research Funds
While Scientists work on solutions to water crisis, authorities slash budgets to research centers. From @alfanar
egypt  watercrisis  academia 
7 days ago
Egypt: The flatworm's revenge | Nature
Louise Sarant on bladder cancer in Egypt.
egypt  health 
9 days ago
Diaries of a garbage bag
Synaps' Ranine Awwad on Lebanon's trash.
lebanon  environment 
14 days ago
How Iran is winning game of chess in Kirkuk
Long term operatives on the ground, that’s how.
iraq  iran 
24 days ago
Inspection battle threatens Egypt's wheat supply
Wheat inspector on paid junkets would delay shipments over late breakfast.
food  egypt  corruption 
4 weeks ago
City | Thomson Reuters Foundation
Cairo is most dangerous megacity for women.
cairo  women 
5 weeks ago
Europe Slams Its Gates: Imperiling Africa — And Its Own Soul
“Europe wants to use Libya as its Berlin Wall to divide Africa from Europe.”
libya  from twitter_favs
6 weeks ago
Hold the Egg Sandwich: Egyptian TV Is Calling - NYTimes.com
This is a great New York story and a great Egypt story.
9 weeks ago
Pioneering Egyptian Painter’s Legacy
@ursulind in @alfanarmedia on great new book on Mahmoud Said
art  egypt  academia 
9 weeks ago
La Tunisie prisonnière d'une bipolarisation mortifère
This, by former Marzouki advisor Aziz Krichen, is brilliant on Tunisian politics
10 weeks ago
Synaps | Black holes
What satellite light signatures tell us about Syria.
10 weeks ago
Soros Slander Reveals Anti-Semitism at the Heart of the Far Right | The Nation
These mainstream right-wing attacks against Soros are really vile.
10 weeks ago
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