Tag Archives: middle east

Two sides of the same coin

Anyone who pays attention to the Arab-Israeli conflict over the past 20 years knows how those who regularly do propaganda on behalf of the Palestinian Arab cause try to hijack any cause or crisis in the world and turn it into a matter of Israel and the Palestinians. Given this …

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Dina Chkarka takes the message of Moroccan cuisine to the masses: here’s cooking with you, kid

Dina Chkarka with a tray of mint tea (Courtesy of Dina Chkarka) A booming social media personality, Dina Chkarka is passionate about bringing Moroccan cuisine into the 21st century. Chkarka first learned how to make intricate tagines (steamed meat and vegetables in a clay pot) and bastilles (meat pies) by …

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Crossing Africa: Faith on the Road – a film about religion, migration and social identities

Click here to read this article in English. By Emna Gelacia, Middle East and North Africa Programs Assistant at Minority Rights Group The stories of migrants in transit countries, though overlooked in the mainstream media, can be extraordinarily rich and complicated, especially for minorities. Crossing Africa: Faith on the Road …

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The battle of an Arab-British woman for media representation

Arabs in British Series: The UK media industry still suffers from a lack of diversity and representation. Arab-British, Nada Issa, describes her experience in an industry dominated by middle-class men and the challenges many ethnic women face. Nada Issa, Anglo-Arab filmmaker and journalist, has worked in the media for over …

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7 MENA art forms on UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage list 2021

By the end of 2021, UNESCO has added a number of traditional art forms and rituals to its list of intangible cultural heritage, showcasing them to the international public and underlining their importance to communities. local. Of the new art forms added, seven are from the Middle East and North …

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Notice: Make no mistake about it. Zionism is an indigenous rights movement and being anti-Zionist is anti-Semitic.

Danzig served in the IDF and is a former constable with the New York Police Department. He is an attorney and an active member of StandWithUs, where he is the chairman of the local advisory board, and of Herut North American, where he is a member of the national board. …

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Meet the delegation of Jewish and Arab “Angels of Peace”

“I have heard a lot of terrible things about Israel,” said Fatima El-Harabi, 30, a writer from Bahrain. “I thought the Arabs were living there under oppression, that the war there never ends. But then the Abraham’s accords were signed and the atmosphere started to change. A connection with the …

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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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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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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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People-to-People Relations are at the Heart of Advancing Abraham’s Accords, Advocates Say | 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 of November, Sharaka, an NGO …

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Amplifying the missing voices in the fight for climate justice

In depth: The COP26 Coalition hosted an alternative summit to amplify the voices, ideas and solutions that it believes are largely missing from the COP – including the new global green deal, polluter accountability and indigenous ecological knowledge . The annual Glasgow climate conference may be getting a lot of …

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Clear Arabs from “Dune” – Inkstick

First of all, let me say that I love “Dune”. I have read Frank Herbert’s books several times over the past 30 years. I first read “Dune” along with “The Prize” by Daniel Yergin, the most comprehensive real-world historical account of the political economy of petroleum. These are books that …

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Madame Tussauds Dubai opens its doors

DUBAI: Cars and clothing have a long, intertwined history. While it may seem like the two are drastically different, fashion has a long-standing relationship with the auto industry, with designers continually looking to the road when creating their collections and runway looks. Coco Chanel’s little black dress from 1926 was …

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Sport and society – Reed Magazine

Anthro 324 with Professor Silverstein examines how sport strengthens and challenges fundamental social constructs. September 10, 2021 Sports are deeply entangled and interwoven with social processes, cultural institutions and daily life in much of the world. In Anthropology 324, Professor Paul Silverstein approaches the game of sport as a set …

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Against Orientalism on Instagram – World – Al-Ahram Weekly

The crystal clear, translucent waters and the soft, slightly wavy white sand are surrounded by stones. The scenic green mountainous backdrop with perfect blue skies does not suggest Algeria. And few outside the North African country have heard of the ancient neighborhood in question, Collo, where forests, mountainous terrain, stunning …

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Tunisia: authorities must tell the truth about the kidnapping of an Algerian activist

Slimane Bouhafs, an Algerian convert and refugee recognized by the UNHCR, was reportedly kidnapped in Tunis on August 25 Activist reappeared in court in Algeria where he faces undisclosed charges “The Tunisian government shares responsibility for his fate and should confess its role in his kidnapping and return” – Amna …

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a symbol of Kabyle resistance

Lounes Matoub was born on January 24, 1956 in the village of Taourirt Moussa in Kabylia, is a musician, singer-songwriter and Kabyle poet. Militant of the Amazigh identity cause, he made his contribution to the claim and popularization of Amazigh culture and to the struggle for democracy and secularism in …

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Who were the Moors?

If the term ‘Moorish’ sounds familiar but confusing, there is a reason: although the term can be found in literature, art, and history books, it does not actually describe an ethnicity or race. specific. Instead, the concept of Moors has been used to alternately describe the rule of Muslims in …

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Ethnic groups in Morocco

Arab and Berber cultures date back several centuries in the nation’s history, and they largely define what is now considered to be “Moroccan” daily lifestyles. The Berbers are the indigenous residents of Morocco. The Arab people came in the 7th century and conquered the country. As a result, they infiltrated …

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OWU Connections | Ohio Wesleyan University

OWU connections Ohio Wesleyan awards seven grants to support students’ academic, research and internship experiences By Cole Hatcher DELAWARE, OHIO – From completing community mapping work in Costa Rica to comparing life expectancies in Italy and the United States, students at Ohio Wesleyan University receive nearly $ 49,000 in new …

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