Religion should be taught as part of the public education curriculum
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482 03/11/2017 - 10:53 04/16/2017 - 23:00

Religion plays a large role in current public school curricula in Arab countries throughout their different stages.

Since these countries have a Muslim majority and their constitutions affirm that Islam is the official religion of the state, they can impose religious education in schools.

Supporters of the motion believe that requiring religious...

Russia has destroyed Syria
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651 03/11/2017 - 10:52 04/16/2017 - 23:00

The Syrian crisis enters its seventh year with Russia in control; shown in its military intervention, as well as sponsoring negotiations between Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's regime and representatives of the opposition.

After a year and a half of Russian air strikes in Syria at the request of Assad, the situation on the ground has changed, but Russian...

Others Have a Right To
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1477 10/04/2016 - 16:17 01/15/2017 - 23:00

The Arab world is going through a crucial phase, where regimes change, public opinion shifts and societies see taboos break. To ensure a healthy and democratic transition, societies have to engage in extensive dialogue and agree on founding ideals. The most crucial aspect of this dialogue is rights and freedoms. Everyone has a view on their own rights and freedoms,...

Trump Is Better for the Arab World
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709 08/15/2016 - 14:00 10/03/2016 - 23:00
For decades, the Arab World has felt the profound effects of US foreign policy. This November, the American people will select a new president who will steer that policy during a time in which Americans and Arabs alike question the US’s role in the Middle East. Republican nominee Donald Trump and Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton represent two...
Islamist parties should be banned
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458 07/20/2016 - 08:06 09/02/2016 - 23:00

Islamist movements have for long been a key force on the Arab political scene; and in recent years, especially with the rise of Islamist political parties to power in several Arab countries, the divide has widened between these movements’ supporters on the one hand and their opponents on the other.

There are voices among Islamists’...

Left is The Alternative
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392 04/18/2016 - 13:03 08/07/2016 - 23:03

Join us, and upload your opinions. Videos must be 99 seconds or less, and must include the hashtag #اليسار هو البديل. Videos must be uploaded by August 03rd, 23:00 GMT time and voting ends August 07th, 23:00 GMT time.

The live show will be in Morocco on August 27th, 2016. Good luck everyone, and we look forward to your...

Constitutions must protect minority rights
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298 04/18/2016 - 12:40 05/10/2016 - 23:00

"I have a dream that my children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character." -- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr."

Minority rights – whether ethnic, religious or linguistic minorities – are an integral part of international human rights law. Respect for minority rights provides...

Social media does more harm than good
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240 03/16/2016 - 16:23 04/27/2016 - 23:00

Attitudes to social media vary greatly on the role played in our daily life; this role is amplified each passing day as social media becomes one of the most effective ways to communicate with individuals all over the world.

Social media such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram have gained more attention from all social classes, and has created a place...