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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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YouAreNotAlone: Enabling the LGBT Community to Come Out

YouAreNotAlone: Enabling the LGBT Community to Come Out

The persistent terror sponsored by governments as well as religious and social authorities against the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) community in the Arab…

How Unfair Are the US Media and Judiciary to Muslims?

How Unfair Are the US Media and Judiciary to Muslims?

If you are a Muslim Arab, the western media will show a great deal of interest in reporting any crime you commit, although the very…

Saudi Arabia's New Cybercrime Law Shields Cheating Spouses

Saudi Arabia's New Cybercrime Law Shields Cheating Spouses

Saudi Arabia's new cybercrime law, which came into effect last week, must have urged many spouses who intended to spy on their partners to have…

Hezbollah's Latest: Video Game Defending Shiite Shrines in Syria

Hezbollah's Latest: Video Game Defending Shiite Shrines in Syria

Lebanese political party and militant group Hezbollah has launched a video game similar to the likes of Call of Duty and Medal of Honor. The…

The Saga of Buying Alcohol in Saudi Arabia and Kuwait

The Saga of Buying Alcohol in Saudi Arabia and Kuwait

The lifestyle of Saad Ragheb has not changed much since he moved from Germany to Saudi Arabia, where a rigid version of Sharia law is…

Meet the Arab Athletes at the PyeongChang Olympics

Meet the Arab Athletes at the PyeongChang Olympics

The Arab world hardly welcomes snow, yet skiers from Lebanon and Morocco have competed in the 23rd Winter Olympics in PyeongChang. Some 2900 athletes have…