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Raseef22

A voice inspired by the Arab Spring, Raseef22 is an independent media platform, standing at the intersection between community, identity, democracy and social justice movements. Raseef22’s editorial line adopts local values with a modern perspective, filling a cultural void evident in the Arabic language media landscape.

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A Look at the Spectacular First Color Photographs of the Arab World

A Look at the Spectacular First Color Photographs of the Arab World

The first color photographs of the Arab world date back to the end of the 19th century. Published by The Telegraph, they were produced using…

The Top 10 Arab Universities

The Top 10 Arab Universities

No longer a privilege allotted to a select few, higher education is now a requirement in the Arab world, tied in with everything from social…

‘The Arab World Can No Longer Ignore Data Journalism’: ADP and Raseef22

‘The Arab World Can No Longer Ignore Data Journalism’: ADP and Raseef22

“When information was scarce, most of our efforts were devoted to hunting and gathering. Now that information is abundant, processing is more important,” said precision…

ADP, Raseef22 Hold 'Data Journalism in the Arab Region' Focus Group

ADP, Raseef22 Hold 'Data Journalism in the Arab Region' Focus Group

Enhanced open data facilities and increased provision of statistics in the Arab region offer journalists a fresh source of “interesting and new stories” that can…

After the Massacre: The Children of Idlib and the Syrian Saga

After the Massacre: The Children of Idlib and the Syrian Saga

Yet another in the unabating stream of gruesome images from six years of equally unabating atrocity—so much so that words like “gruesome” and “atrocity” ring…

On the Refugee Trail—Part III: A Journey to Europe in a Coffin-like Box

On the Refugee Trail—Part III: A Journey to Europe in a Coffin-like Box

Syrian refugee Bahar Nimr worked with Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in Domiz Camp for three years, before deciding to travel to Europe. Smuggled out in…