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Our Favorite 5 Podcasts of 2018

Our Favorite 5 Podcasts of 2018

It’s that time of year—the end of it. And what a year 2018 was for podcasts in the Middle East.

The Marriage of Minors in Lebanon: Between the Rule of Sects and the State’s Incompetence

The Marriage of Minors in Lebanon: Between the Rule of Sects and the State’s Incompetence

"I don't want to live with him, I want to study and live with my family"...

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…

Egyptian Civil Servants Preach Islam To Women Removing the Hijab

Egyptian Civil Servants Preach Islam To Women Removing the Hijab

Numerous Egyptian girls have faced an uphill struggle to take off the veil. Tens of young women have stopped wearing the Islamic headscarf either silently…