Nadine Sayegh is a multidisciplinary writer and researcher covering the Arab world. She has covered topics including gender in the region, countering violent extremism, the Occupied Palestinian Territories, amongst other social and political issues.
Saudi Arabia stands accused of blocking Palestinian communities' religious pilgrimages to Mecca as part of an effort to project their political will on the region.
Palestinians may have found a new way to challenge Israeli occupation: self-expression.
Ahed Tamimi and Dareen Tatour are equally heroic Palestinians, and both have an important message for the world. But only one of these voices does not get the recognition it deserves.
Jordanian civil society secured a big victory when protests led to the resignation of the country's prime minister and the repeal of a controversial tax code. The real question is whether Jordanians can sustain the momentum for genuine reforms.
As many as 400 minors are in Israeli custody facing harsh prison sentences for crimes like 'stone-throwing' or being in Israel illegally. The Israeli practice of punishing minors and their families compounds the intractable nature of the conflict.
The #MeToo movement is making strides in the US, but there is no such movement for the vast majority of women around the world. From equality in the home to safe public spaces for women, the fight for equality is far from won.
The #MeToo campaign following the wave of allegations against Harvey Weinstein resonates with women globally.
Many countries like Jordan that face a strain on resources while simultaneously trying to care for refugees are forced to battle external influence on their countries from donor nations. The meddling is producing new societal conflicts.
Hate crimes in the European Union are on the rise and people of colour, especially Muslims, have been increasingly targeted in these crimes. But institutionalised racism, where no crimes are necessarily committed, is just as prevalent, and harmful.
The Israeli occupation of Palestine manifests in several shapes, and often the exertion of dominance over Palestinians takes form through pyschological warfare. This short narrative takes a look at one Palestinian's trip to her homeland.
An attempt to mute the Muslim call to prayer brings the character of the Israeli state into question. It highlights Israel's continued struggle with the existence of the Palestinian people; all faiths included.
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