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Qatar’s success in battling climate change

*** Note from the editor: this is an edited article, originally written by Neeshad Shafi for EcoMENA *** Qatar’s environmental records …

Is “Islamic feminism” a solution for the Arab world?

According to gender statistics, Arab women are amongst the most disadvantaged socially, politically, and economically. Arab states continue to have …

The relationship between Qatar, Saudi Arabia and ISIS

Recent news Last month, Saudi Arabia severed ties with Qatar over its role in ‘supporting terrorism’ throughout the region. Tensions …

How do religion and politics currently interact?

A few months ago, the Prime Minster of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu, was visiting President Putin, attempting to illustrate a political …

Who cares if the Middle-East is incompatible with democracy?

This article is a response to an article by Osama Filali Naji claiming that democracy is compatible with the Middle …

The Middle-East is compatible with democracy

I would like to thank Laura Hawkes for her inputs to this article. I would also like to thank Lorenzo …

What is Wahhabism and why is it in North Africa?

Over the last two decades, a strand of Islam, relatively unknown to many Westerners, had been brought into sharp focus …