Niyi Oyedeji and Sahar Mohammed

Soaring prices of food in Yemen and Nigeria are predisposing more households to malnutrition as both countries face insurgency and weak local currency.

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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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Vicken Cheterian
There is a deepening political crisis in the Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) – or the Kurdish autonomy in northern Iraq. Following the news from a distance, one would get alarmed that the crisis might go out of hand, fear that the crisis might even turn once again into inter-Kurdish conflict. How does the situation look from the ground?
Isabella Crispino
While the Internet shutdowns plaguing Iran have been a staple method of the regime for the last decade, recent events reveal a more pressing fault line in moments of crisis: the role and responsibility of Big Tech.
Mahmoud Nafakh
In addition to freer travel, EU passports guarantee Syrians the highest protection against return to Syria and normalisation of Assad’s regime. However, while conditions and requirements for citizenship vary considerably in each EU member state, some Syrian refugees have to wait (much) longer than others.

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Hala Nouhad Nasreddine (Daraj), Florian Alabdi and Sandra Rasmussen (DanWatch)
This investigation is the result of the collaboration between Daraj and its Danish partner, DanWatch.
Hala Nasreddine
The loan is, unusually, absent from both the Danish and Lebanese databases – raising initial suspicion. When asked about this discrepancy, EKF claimed that the absence was a result of “human error”.
Farrah Akbik
Palestine. Palestine. Palestine. Never to be silenced. Rest in peace Shereen Abu Aqhleh.
Malath Alzoubi
Bassel would take me into Damascus’ side streets and alleys to “secret” restaurants and shops selling the best pies, sweets and shawarma. I would never have tasted them otherwise. He was arrested in 2013 and never heard from again. Until I saw him on YouTube…
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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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