Lebanon
Explosion in Beirut: Destruction by the political class
There is shock and there is overwhelming anger. There is nothing in between.
 
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Complaint filed with National Council for Women over 2014 gang rape at Fairmont hotel
Allegations of the 2014 Fairmont hotel rape first appeared publicly in late July on Instagram.
How ‘family values’ are used against women | Q&A with Lobna Darwish
The sentences — based on articles in the 2018 cybercrime law — were the first of their kind
Detox | Deliver us to freedom
This is a guide to try and breach the barrier, as we long for the day that it finally comes down.
COVID-19 drive-thru testing rollout blurs lines between public, private sectors
Rana Mamdouh | The prime minister visited the company’s first drive-through site the day it opened, on June 15.
Province of Sinai militants occupy North Sinai villages forcing mass displacement
Province of Sinai militants have occupied the villages of Qatiya, Iqtiya, Ganayen and Merih
Detox | Summer absurdities
A battle is raging at the coast, too — namely over what women should or should not wear on the beach
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Over 200 prominent actors, filmmakers and writers call on Egyptian authorities to release Sanaa Seif
In new precedent, women jailed for 2 years for violating ‘family values’ in TikTok videos
Ethiopia irrigation minister: Ethiopia has not started filling dam, pooling in reservoir due to rains is ‘known to Egyptian president’
Journalist Mohamed Mounir dies after release from prison
 
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Opinion
Ismail Fayed
On queerness and the jargon of authenticity
a utopia free of any Western influence only exists in the delusions of some postcolonial academics
Sharif Abdel Kouddous
City Limits of the Dead
Our bodies are never safe from the people who rule this place. Not in life, not even in death.
Yasmin El-Rifae
Inherent guilt: Menna Abdel Aziz and the victims of Ahmed Bassam Zaki
Rape is not done by monsters, it is done by human beings

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The worker’s rock bottom moment
Andeel | Worker: "What do you mean he is going to be BURIED in it?"
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