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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 evident in the Arabic language media landscape.

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Closing the Gender Gap in the Arab World Will Take 356 Years

Closing the Gender Gap in the Arab World Will Take 356 Years

Discrimination against women in Arab societies is not news, in a region characterized by the lowest levels of female public participation, in spite of the…

Pre-Islamic Arab Class Systems: Bourgeoisie, Proletariat, and Slaves

Pre-Islamic Arab Class Systems: Bourgeoisie, Proletariat, and Slaves

Each society has its own vocabulary that divides classes and segments according to the provisions of wealth and power. The discrepancies within monarchies and in…

#Q&A_22 with Jordanian writer Fadi Zaghmout

#Q&A_22 with Jordanian writer Fadi Zaghmout

A writer born in the Jordanian capital Amman, he holds an MA in creative writing and critical thinking from the University of Sussex in the…

7 of 2016’s Best Literary Jewels

7 of 2016’s Best Literary Jewels

As 2016 comes to an end, it’s necessary to look back at the books that helped shape it. We can’t reduce the thousands of amazing…

Arab airlines are breaking world records!

Arab airlines are breaking world records!

Since the time of Abbas Ibn Firnas, the first man who attempted to fly, the Arabs have been setting standards for the flying industry. Here…

#Q&A_22 with Egyptian tweeter and poet Marwa Maamoun

#Q&A_22 with Egyptian tweeter and poet Marwa Maamoun

Marwa Maamoun is an Egyptian writer and poet, she tweets under the name “m7rusa”, a term used as another name for Egypt. In 2008 she…