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Yazan Al-Saadi

Yazan al-Saadi has the terrible delusion that he's a serious writer and researcher. Based somewhere in the West Asian region, Yazan continues in his desperate search to be relevant.

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Coming out of the Homophobic Closet

Coming out of the Homophobic Closet

On the week of May 15 to May 21, Beirut held a series of significant events marking Pride. It is worth noting that this was…

17 Vignettes from Sana’a and Amran

17 Vignettes from Sana’a and Amran

Yemen is naturally beautiful. With a population of around 26 million, it is the second largest country in the Arabian Peninsula. Saudi Arabia lies to…

About Syria: On the questions Electronic Intifada (EI) won’t ask the Assad regime

About Syria: On the questions Electronic Intifada (EI) won’t ask the Assad regime

Rania Khalek of Electronic Intifada wrote really strong questions for al-Qaeda affiliate formerly known as Jabhat al-Nusra, now rebranded (for PR purposes) as Jabhat Fateh…

The (non) Prestige of a Regime : Bahrain Edition

The (non) Prestige of a Regime : Bahrain Edition

Nabeel Rajab, a well-known activist and opponent to the Khalifa regime, has been denied freedom from his jail term because he apparently “undermined the prestige…

A Guide to the Confusing Contentious Discourse on Syria

A Guide to the Confusing Contentious Discourse on Syria

Over the past five years, I have frequently heard people say how confusing and contentious the discourses on Syria are. There are many loud voices,…