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رواق عربي | ROWAQ ARABI
New website by Cairo Center for Human Rights Studies.
humanrights 
2 days ago
Why Is Casablanca’s Les Abattoirs Warehouse Now Empty? - CityLab
One of the most promising cultural spaces in Morocco languishes in a limbo
morocco  arts  culture  casablanca 
4 days ago
Who’s buying Israeli gas? A company owned by the General Intelligence Service
Hossam Bahgat traces a network of private companies back up to the GIS, set to cash in from the deal
egypt  corruption  energy  gas  israel 
8 weeks ago
Restoring Morocco’s Past | by Ursula Lindsey | The New York Review of Books
Excellent piece by @ursulind on a nearly forgotten and truly original Moroccan film-maker and writer, Ahmed Bouanani
bouanani  morocco  film  literature 
9 weeks ago
The Arabist
@ursulind's excellent piece on the Moroccan writer and film-maker Ahmed Bouanani, in the NYRB: https://www.nybooks.com/articles/2018/11/22/restoring-moroccos-past/
morocco  literature  film 
9 weeks ago
Turkey Believes Prominent Saudi Critic Was Killed in Saudi Consulate in Istanbul - NYYT
“They confirmed two things: He was killed and his body was dismembered.”
saudi  khashoggi 
october 2018
Young, Educated, Desperate to Emigrate
@ursulind on a new wave of frustration and migration from Morocco
morocco  migration 
october 2018
Oman’s Port Strategy
Giorgio Cafiero on the fascinating geopolitics of shipping.
oman 
september 2018
Building Fortress Europe | Cairo Review
Parastou Hastouri on Europe's migration policies.
migration 
september 2018
The sea is the same sea | LRB
Adam Shatz reviews Anshel Pfeffer's Bibiography
bibi 
september 2018
The Garment of Terrorism | LRB
Azadeh Moaveni reviews books on the niqab
niqab 
september 2018
All Shook Up | Carnegie
Inntissar Fakir on the boycott campaign in Morocco
morocco 
september 2018
God or Man in Tunisia? | Carnegie
Zeineb Ben Yahmed on Tunisia's COLIBE report on individual freedoms.
tunisia 
september 2018
Tunisie. L’égalité devant l’héritage contestée | Orient XXI
Thierry Bresillon on Tunisia's proposed inheritance reform.
tunisia 
september 2018
Algérie : la gouvernance aux temps du choléra
Adlene Meddi on public health and mistrust of the state
algeria 
september 2018
Water Wars on the Nile | Foreign Affairs
Good overview of Nile & Red Sea geopolitics by Michael Hanna and Daniel Benaim
nile  egypt  ethiopia  redsea 
august 2018
The Reith Lectures | BBC
Margaret MacMillan examines the role of civilians as supporters and victims of conflict.
war 
july 2018
Scholars Decry Arrest of Ph.D. Student in Egypt
MESA statement on Waleed Khalil el-Sayed Salem.
egypt 
july 2018
UAE extends compulsory military service to 16 months amid Yemen war
At what point do Emiratis say, no conscription without representation?
uae 
july 2018
Pourquoi les Juifs ont quitté le Maroc | Youtube
Interesting documentary on why Jews (mostly) left Morocco (French/Hebrew) in the 60s.
morocco  jews 
july 2018
Unwelcome Sound on Germany’s Stages: Musicians Who Boycott Israel
It's not complicated, Germany: being pro-BDS comes from the same values as being anti-Nazi.
germany  bds 
july 2018
Migrants : l’Europe à la dérive | Libération
Excellent overview of EU migration debate, which seems to boil down for Macron-Merkel to processing camps for migrants in Southern Europe and North Africa (neither wants them).
migration 
june 2018
Asmarat: The state’s model housing for former ‘slum’ residents
Great reporting by @madamasr on Orwellian housing project: no trees, no shops, no vendors, and guards at the gate!
egypt  urbani 
june 2018
A Website Seeks to Show ‘How Alive Arabic Is’
@ursulind profiles self-proclaimed "Arabic nerd," greater of online dictionary Living Arabic, for @alfanar
arabic 
june 2018
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