Tunisia: in brief | New Internationalist

Analysis December 1, 2021 A decade after the revolution, and after a succession of chaotic governments, democracy is faltering in Tunisia, wonders Francesca Ebel? Outside the Medina of Tunis. CLÉMENT ARBIB Earlier this year, outside a local cafe just off a busy street in one of Tunis’s sprawling neighborhoods, a …

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Women face obstacles in running for Libyan presidency

Libyans go to the polls to elect their president for the first time. On November 22, the deadline for submitting candidatures, the total number of candidates for the country’s first place reached 98 people, in a country of 6.5 million inhabitants and less than 3 million eligible voters. The field …

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A vacation where you have to survive alone

There are travel agencies that offer rather unusual vacation packages, where the crux of the experience is surviving after being abandoned in remote and uninhabited places, without guides or sophisticated tools to navigate. In a long article published on the New Yorker English journalist Ed Caesar recounted his personal experience …

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Death: Labib Madanat, who showed the Bible to the Palestinians …… | News and reports

During his decades of ministry, Labib Madanat repeatedly passed through Israel’s main international airport. If security regularly detained him and searched him thoroughly, he developed his own response. “Ben-Gurion is my field of mission,” said Madanat. “When I tell them that I am a Palestinian Arab Christian and that I …

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After singing in Moroccan dialect, Myriam Fares prepares to sing in Tamazight

23 November 2021 Lebanese singer Myriam Fares is about to release a new song that uses the Berber language to sing. The Lebanese singer revealed, during her intervention in a television program, that she was about to release a new song whose lyrics are in the Amazigh language. Eleven years …

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Bread & Net panel to explore the intersection of digital rights and MENA languages ​​Rising Voices

On November 24, 2021, Global Voices, through its Rising Voices initiative, will host an online conversation at this year’s Bread & Net non-conference, featuring digital activists from the MENA region who strive to maintain their mother tongue alive in a challenging digital landscape. The panel “Exploring the Intersection of Digital …

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Young peace activists promote the Abrahamic Accord in California

A delegation of young activists, leaders and entrepreneurs from the countries of the Abrahamic accords that traveled to California earlier this month to talk about regional peace found an audience eager for hope, but lacking in knowledge, they said. declared. Israel signed groundbreaking normalization agreements in 2020 with the United …

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Libyan PM says election law was designed to suit certain people

“them to play with the fate of Libya”. Dbeibah said Libyans are aware of the woes of the dictatorship and that the electoral law controversy adds to the suffering of the people and serves the agenda of local and foreign parties, adding that Libyan justice will not allow the adoption …

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Nippon Sayko: How Japanese Pop Culture Got Into The Heart Of Riyadh Season

“A rug is a work of art,” says FBMI director on project that supports Afghan weavers DUBAI: Four months ago the world saw how the Taliban regained control of Afghanistan after 20 years. “It was unimaginable that such a thing would happen overnight,” Farshied Jabarkhyl, whose parents fled Afghanistan in …

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People-to-people relations are central to progress of Abraham’s accords, advocates say

(November 12, 2021 / JNS) The Abraham Accords made headlines in 2020 as historic normalization agreements between the governments of Israel and the Arab states were reached. But more than a year later, proponents of the agreements are highlighting their impact on everyday relationships between people. In the second week …

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