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Raseef22 English 10h
"Fifteen years ago, I was a young adolescent looking for something that would make me feel like I existed": How I almost became a salafist
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Raseef22 English 11h
is a Semitic language which prevailed in the region from the 1st millennium BC to c. 700 AD, when it started to mesh with other languages in the region (notably Arabic). Today, only 20,000 speakers it according to estimates by UNESCO
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Raseef22 English 12h
In a society that forbids talking about sex and considers everyone who approaches the topic as having crossed a red line, some Egyptian women have chosen to boldly talk about sexual health, awareness and to even buy and sell sex-enhancing products
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Raseef22 English 17h
Indeed, it is not only Palestinians who have been subjected to this colonial appropriation of food – for the cuisines of Arab Jews who arrived in Palestine after 1948 from across the Arab world have also been prey to the same process
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Raseef22 English Jul 16
The tightening on Egypt’s journalists in the last 4 years is unprecedented, Salem Mahmoud summarizes the demise of journalism and freedom of speech in Umm al Dunyah (Egypt), which once had a thriving journalistic tradition
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Raseef22 English Jul 16
In 1990, one professor had the entirely unique idea of reviving pharaonic music. Indeed, he would go on to form a band and hold concerts, emulating everything from the instruments, keys, and chords used by the Ancient Egyptians.
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Raseef22 English Jul 16
People with disabilities in have the right to education without discrimination. However, 19 years after that right was guaranteed, the government has still not taken the necessary steps to fully put it into practice |
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Raseef22 English Jul 13
It is the first time in years that people resumed truffle picking due to the wars which where truffles grow. From the desert, the truffles are transferred to Deir Ezzor and then to the more distant Syrian cities
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Raseef22 English Jul 13
With every change my dreams are sliced, and with every development the condition of journalists deteriorates. I am not alone, at least I have continued to only practice journalism, while I have friends who have been forced to take up work as drivers
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Raseef22 English Jul 13
It is said that every child has his/her own little story which he/she cannot forget, and which apparently becomes a defining landmark later on in life. Here is the story of my rape, one summer night on a village rooftop, a miserable episode in my memory
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Raseef22 English Jul 12
Indeed, it is not only Palestinians who have been subjected to this colonial appropriation of food – for the cuisines of Arab Jews who arrived in Palestine after 1948 from across the Arab world have also been prey to the same process.
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Raseef22 English Jul 12
In a society that forbids talking about sex and considers everyone who approaches the topic as having crossed a red line, some Egyptian women have chosen to boldly talk about sexual health, awareness and to even buy and sell sex-enhancing products
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Raseef22 English Jul 12
In 1990, one professor had the entirely unique idea of reviving pharaonic music. Indeed, he would go on to form a band and hold concerts, emulating everything from the instruments, keys, and chords used by the Ancient Egyptians.
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Raseef22 English Jul 12
This year’s truffle season has been particularly good: "Syria has not seen such abundance in decades" according to the stall vendors and shop owners who consider truffles "a gift of heaven and the sky was generous this year."
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Raseef22 English Jul 11
"Fifteen years ago, I was a young adolescent looking for something that would make me feel like I existed": How I almost became a salafist
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Raseef22 English Jul 11
It is said that children who are raped are often able to shut out their painful memories, carving them away like raw meat to be stored in a cold safe where it can remain forgotten until some point someday
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Raseef22 English Jul 11
In a society that forbids talking about sex and considers everyone who approaches the topic as having crossed a red line, some Egyptian women have chosen to boldly talk about sexual health, awareness and to even buy and sell sex-enhancing products
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Raseef22 English Jul 11
Amal Alameddine Clooney: "Governments that support media freedom should impose consequences on those that don't."
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Raseef22 English Jul 10
In 1990, one professor had the entirely unique idea of reviving pharaonic music. Indeed, he would go on to form a band and hold concerts, emulating everything from the instruments, keys, and chords used by the Ancient Egyptians.
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Raseef22 English Jul 10
A girl under 18 cannot drive a car in Jordan. But although she is too young, according to the law, to take the wheel, she is old enough to get married
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