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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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Five Inclusive Mosques for Women and Queers

Five Inclusive Mosques for Women and Queers

In 2015, a report titled "The Digital Islamic Services Landscape: Uncovering the Digital Islamic Services opportunity for the Middle East and the World" estimated that there…

A New Berlin Mosque Bans Women Wearing Niqab

A New Berlin Mosque Bans Women Wearing Niqab

A place that takes ibn Rushd and Goethe for its own name. The liberal mosque is located in a hall within the Protestant church of…

Does Censorship Whet People’s Appetites for Information?

Does Censorship Whet People’s Appetites for Information?

As tensions between Gulf states reached new peaks following the fake news on leaked statements by Qatari leader Emir Hamad bin Hamad al-Thani, a wave…

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…