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Eman Adel
Egyptian Journalist

Statistics of the Egyptian Ministry of Justice indicate that 35% of women who were deprived of their inheritance were subjected to physical abuse, 15% to extortion, while the remaining 50% were forced to give up their rights due to blackmail or fear for family disputes. 

On Daraj

The already bleak prospects of the Syrian economy have worsened in recent months with the Lebanese crisis, the enactment of the Caesar Act and now the coronavirus pandemic. This paper examines their impact on the Syrian economy and the population at large.

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Daraj
Daraj joins the voices of the Egyptian human rights organizations that have a issued a statement condemning the referral of Zaki to the emergency court, while affirming its commitment to defending public freedoms in Egypt and other countries in the region where many of the authorities have targeted social and political activists. 
Diana Semaan- Amnesty International Syria Researcher
If the international community, and particularly Russia, does not intervene to pressure Syrian authorities to end the siege the residents of Daraa have little hope of an end to their suffering in sight. 
Rami El-Amin
Many Jordanians remain very traditional and chastise anyone who tries to break the prevailing tribal and moral codes. Especially when such an attempt is made by a woman, as national basketball star Rubi Habash just learnt.

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Ali Nour
In the Pandora Papers, the name of the advisor to the President of the Lebanese Republic, Amal Abu Amal Zaid, is associated with the co-founder and director of “Agon Holding S.A.”, a company that was registered in the Virgin Islands on June 1, 2007.
Ali Nour
Tahseen Khayat, Karim, Karma and Nadia… The appearance of the Khayat family’s name in the “Pandora Papers” may indicate their desire to avoid the tax costs that would result from registering companies in Lebanon or Europe.
Hala Nasreddine
Lebanese banker and notorious big game hunter Marwan Kheireddine suggested for the banking sector to run the state. But what does he know about the crisis? Having a string of foreign and offshore companies, he bought a yacht and New York penthouse, while the Lebanese lost everything.  
Vicken Cheterian
The war evidently did not end this conflict. It only succeeded in adding Middle Eastern problems to the already complicated Caucasus!
Vicken Cheterian
Turkey waging yet another war against Armenians, a century after annihilating Ottoman Armenians is not something politically neutral that leaves any intellectual silent.
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Be “Dangerous”, Not SilentMisogyny is rooted in our societies, both legally and culturally. “She’s Dangerous” chose to confront these issues with comedy…

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Ghalia Al Alwani is a Syrian academic living in Beirut, Lebanon. In this video she expresses how in the aftermath of the Beirut Port Explosion, like many of the youth that were still in the country, she has lost hope in any change. She explains that the corrupt ruling class in Lebanon don’t prioritize the youth, which is why many of them leave.

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