« En Syrie, le viol était le maître mot »
Utterly devastating accounts of systematic rape in Assad's jails
7 days ago
En défense d’El Mortada Iamrachen, victime de l’impéritie du régime - Le Desk
Powerful editorial on Morocco Hirak activist condemned to 5 years prison.
11 days ago
Rebuilding a Space for Thought in Cairo
@ursulind on the persistent Townhouse art gallery, for @alfanar
townhouse  art  cairo 
27 days ago
The Complete Writings of a Revolutionary
On Ghassan Kanafani's life and writings, out in a new Arabic edition
kanafani  palestine  literature 
4 weeks 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 
4 weeks ago
Egypt: The flatworm's revenge | Nature
Louise Sarant on bladder cancer in Egypt.
egypt  health 
4 weeks ago
Diaries of a garbage bag
Synaps' Ranine Awwad on Lebanon's trash.
lebanon  environment 
5 weeks ago
How Iran is winning game of chess in Kirkuk
Long term operatives on the ground, that’s how.
iraq  iran 
6 weeks ago
Inspection battle threatens Egypt's wheat supply
Wheat inspector on paid junkets would delay shipments over late breakfast.
food  egypt  corruption 
8 weeks ago
City | Thomson Reuters Foundation
Cairo is most dangerous megacity for women.
cairo  women 
8 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
9 weeks ago
Hold the Egg Sandwich: Egyptian TV Is Calling - NYTimes.com
This is a great New York story and a great Egypt story.
12 weeks ago
Pioneering Egyptian Painter’s Legacy
@ursulind in @alfanarmedia on great new book on Mahmoud Said
art  egypt  academia 
september 2017
La Tunisie prisonnière d'une bipolarisation mortifère
This, by former Marzouki advisor Aziz Krichen, is brilliant on Tunisian politics
september 2017
Synaps | Black holes
What satellite light signatures tell us about Syria.
september 2017
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