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OPINION

June 29, 2019

The Algerian regime has been preventing any emergence of any independent elite or leader to the system.

Algerian Hirak has entered its 11th Friday as the protesters’ demands begin to narrow down, but are still unrealistic. This is how General Ahmed Gaïd Salah, the Milit...

April 22, 2019

Joumana Haddad is a Lebanese journalist, writer, and civil rights and political activist based in Beirut. She's probably one the most - if not the most - libertarian political candidates to run for the 2018 Lebanon parliamentary elections for the district of Beirut I,...

December 3, 2018

Middle East Sight essayist Ben Goren was keen to get the voice of Neveen Abu Rahmoun, a Palestinian-Israeli lawmaker who focused on issues other than sovereignty or statehood following his interview with Member of the Knesset Hanin Zoabi....

July 17, 2018

Note: This article was published on July 17th 2018. On Thursday, July 19th 2018 the Israeli Knesset passed the Nation-State Bill into law as a component of the Basic Law by 62 votes to 55 with 2 abstentions.

On August 3rd 2011, a bill formulated and backed by The Instit...

June 22, 2018

Since the protest in Gaza started on March 30, 2018, at least 121 Palestinians have been killed by the Israeli military. Media refocused attention on this enduring conflict and the voices demanding peace and negotiations for a lasting and just solution rose up again. T...

One hashtag of five characters has been unpacking several violations since almost eight months. The use of it seems to be relative to rather you’re living in the West or the East. Indeed, look how this hashtag has been used in Iran since May 2018. A story of boy studen...

After the forced cancellation of Beirut Pride for some "suspicious" events, and the fact that more generally in many States spring brings Pride, it has become complicated not to talk about it. Let’s put things clearly, LGBT+ is not a homogeneous community even though t...

Sunday, May 12, 2018, marked Iraq's first parliamentary elections since the defeat of ISIS. In a country affected by several wars and in thirst for national identity, voting becomes a first step forward. Iraq is already inspiring: a powerful and strong civilization sha...

May 16, 2018

Breaking the illegal siege imposed on Gaza by Israel since 2007, is no easy feat. There have been numerous attempts, mainly land convoys taking in humanitarian and medical aid for those affected by the ongoing conflict. Many of these attempts, if not all, have been suc...

First, besides the fact that it’s been nine years that the Lebanese parliament has remained intact since 2009, these elections are novel as, henceforth, they introduce proportional list voting. Indeed, the parliament voted in favor of this novelty and reduced the numbe...

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