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    ==ar== #DD26: يجب تدريس الدين في مناهج التعليم الحكومي ==en== #DD26: Religion should be taught as part of the public education curriculum

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    يلعب الدين دوراً كبيراً في المناهج الدراسية القائمة بالمدارس الحكومية بمراحلها المختلفة في البلدان العربية ،ومع وجود غالبية مسلمة في هذه البلدان، وإقرار دساتيرها بأن الدين الرسمي هو الإسلام، تفرض تعليم الدروس الدينية.

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

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    ==ar== #DD25: روسيا دمرت سوريا ==en== #DD25: Russia has destroyed Syria

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    تدخل الأزمة السورية، عامها السابع بتحكم روسي يتمثل في تدخل عسكري ، ورعاية للمفاوضات بين نظام الرئيس السوري بشار الأسد، وممثلي المعارضة. وبعد مرور عام ونصف، منذ بدأ سلاح الجو الروسي، توجيه ضربات جوية في سوريا، بطلب من بشار الأسد، تغيرت الأوضاع على الأرض، لكن لم تتوقف العمليات الروسية العسكرية، بحجة محاربة الجماعات الإرهابية المسلحة.

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    ==ar== #DDX3: من حق غيري أن ==en== #DDX3: Others Have A Right To

    ==ar== #DDX3 هي أكبر فعالية لمبادرة مناظرة للعام. تجمع فيها المشاركين السابقين من عام ٢٠١٦ في المناظرات المتلفزة التي أقامتها المبادرة بالإضافة إلى الفائزين في مسابقة #DDX3 على الانترنت التي طلبت من المشاركين أن يكملوا الجملة المفتوحة "من حق غيري أن…" باستعمال طرق التعبير الفنية الخاصة بهم لتشجيع حوار حي حول الحقوق الشخصية. المسابقة الإلكترونية شهدت أرقام قياسية في أعداد...

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    === en === #DD24: Trump Is Better For The Arab World === ar === #DD24: ترامب الأفضل للعالم العربي

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    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 very...

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    ==en== #DD23: Islamist parties should be banned ==ar== #DD23: يجب حظر الأحزاب الإسلامية

    ==en== 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. ==ar== انتشرت حركات الإسلام السياسي وازداد نشاطها بشكل ملحوظ في...

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    ==en== #DD22: Left is the alternative ==ar== #DD22: اليسار هو البديل

    ==en== Did the Left manage to change Arab societies to establish equality and justice for all? Did the Left create a general umbrella, under which all complications and contradictions of the region can co-exist? ==ar== هل نجح اليسار في العالم العربي بتغيير المجتمع إلى عالم تسوده العدالة والمساواة بين أفراده؟ هل شكّل اليسار العربي مظلة جامعة، ضمّت كافة الاختلافات...

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    ==en== #DD21 : Constitutions must protect minority rights ==ar== #DD21 : دسترة حقوق الأقليات ضرورة

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    Minority rights – whether ethnic, religious or linguistic minorities – are an integral part of international human rights law. Respect for minority rights provides protection of existence, protection from oppression and discrimination, space to strengthen their identity, and the ability to participate in political life...

    ==ar== "أحلمُ بأنْ يعيش أبنائي...

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    ==ar== #DD20 : مواقع التواصل الإجتماعي تضر أكثر مما تنفع == en == #DD20 : Social media does more harm than good

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    تباينت الآراء حول دور مواقع التواصل الإجتماعي في مختلف مناحي حياتنا، حيث يتعاظم الدور الذي تلعبه يوماً بعد يوم، حيث أنّ مواقع التواصل الإجتماعي أصبحت واحدة من أهم وسائل التواصل مع الآخرين في كافة أنحاء العالم...

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    Attitudes to social media vary greatly on the role played in our daily life; this role is amplified each passing day as social...

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    ==ar== ‫#‏حلول‬ : ‫#‏لا_ حلّ_للمأساة_السورية_إلاّ ==en== #Holoul: #NoSolutionToSyriaBut

    ==en== ‫#‏حلول‬ featured 6 performances by extraordinary youth, alongside 2 senior opinion leaders, all focused on theme: ‫#‏لا_ حلّ_للمأساة_السورية_إلاّ ==ar== قدم ٦ شباب عروضاً فنية إلى جانب ضيفين تحت شعار #لا_حل_للمأساة_السورية_إلا

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    ==en== #DDX2: #AndThisISayToThose InPower ==ar== #DDX2: #وهذا_قولي_لمن_في_الحكم

    ==en== Munathara's annual year-end event brings together contributions from artists and speakers from all over the Arab world, focused on a single topic. Contributions ranged from song to dance to poetry to speeches, all speaking to those in power... ==ar== الاحتفالية السنوية لـ"مناظرة" تجمع مشاركات الفنانين والشباب حول العالم العربي تحت شعار واحد "وهذا قولي لمن في الحكم...

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    ==en== #DD19 : The Ouster of the Assad Regime will End the Refugee Crisis ==ar== #DD19 "إسقاط نظام الأسد سينهي ازمة اللاجئين"

    == en == The crisis in Syria has affected not only Syria, but the entire Middle East. Some believe that the fall of the Assad regime is the only way to end the refugees crisis, enable them to return to their homeland, and begin to rebuild a new democratic Syria from the rubble of Assad's war against the revolution. ==ar== الحرب السورية طالت مجالات مختلفة للحياة في سوريا...

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    ==en== #DD18 : ISIS Saved the Arab Regimes ==ar== #DD18: داعش انقذت الأنظمة العربية

    ==en== As the Middle East and North Africa has faced a time of turmoil - with revolutions, transitions, and wars - a new and fierce battle is being waged between Arab states and the Islamic State (ISIS). As democratic transitions were largely deserted and revolutions turned to wars, ISIS has emerged as a major threat throughout the region. Some have said that the...

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    ==en== #DD17: There is no Western Conspiracy Against the Arab World ==ar== #DD17: لا توجد مؤامرة غربية ضد العالم العربي

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    After the high expectations brought by the "Arab Spring", the Arab world is divided: there are those who believe that the region is at the mercy of Western conspiracies and those who no longer doubt that the problems plaguing the Arab world are caused by the Arabs themselves.

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    بعد الآمال الكبيرة التي أتى بها "الربيع العربي"، يعيش العالم...

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    ==en== #DD16: Science should be used to determine a single start date of Ramadan ==ar== #DD16: يجب ان تلتزم الدول العربية بالحساب الفلكي لتوحيد بداية الصوم

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    Every year, more than 2 billion Muslims celebrate the holy month of Ramadan. But every year, there is confusion about when it begins.

    Every year, more than 2 billion Muslims celebrate the holy month of Ramadan. But every year, there is confusion about when it begins. A topic that impacts people in every country of the world,...

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    ==en== #DD15: The Arab World was Better off Before the Arab Revolutions ==ar== #DD15: العالم العربي كان في وضع أحسن قبل الثورات

    ==en== As the world approaches the fifth anniversary of the Arab revolutions, Munathara takes a look back at the impact of the revolutions with #DD15 on the motion: “The Arab World was Better off Before the Revolutions.” ==ar== ."في خضم ما يعيشه العالم العربي من أحداث متتالية خاصة بعد الثورات العربية، تطرح مبادرة مناظرة هذه الأطروحة :"العالم العربي كان في وضع أحسن قبل...

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    ==en== #DD14: Freedom of Expression has no Limits ==ar== #DD14 حرية التعبير ليس لها قيود

    ===en=== After the Charlie Hebdo attacks in Paris in January 2015, almost nothing has been more controversial and spurred more conversations all around the world than freedom of expression. Does anyone have the right to say whatever they want, regardless of the effect that it might have on others? ==ar== #DD14 : "حرية التعبير ليس لها قيود." في خضم ما يعيشه العالم من...

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    == en == #DDX1: #ThereWontBeChangeUnless … == ar == #DDX1: لا سبيل للتغيير بدون

    == en == Most of Munathara’s debates feature two sides – for and against – arguing two different sides of a motion. But, often topics are not so black and white. So, what about a third opinion? And all the other opinions? That’s what #DDX is about. == ar == #DDX يستوحي حلولاً جديدة إستناداً على أفكاركم. ارسل فيديوك الذي لا يتجاوز مدته 99 ثانية حول التغيير الذي تريد أنْ...

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    ==en== #DD13: Does a successful democratic transition in the Arab world require the participation of political Islam? ==ar== DD13: هل يتطلب الانتقال الديمقراطي في العالم العربي مشاركة الاسلام السياسي؟

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    #DD13: Does a Successful Democratic Transition in the Arab World Require the Participation of Political Islam?

    In the third installment of Munathara Policy Debates series, Munathara took on an issue the entire Arab world is talking about: what role should Islamic political parties play in the democratic process in the region?

    ==ar== ما هو دور الاسلام...

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    ==en== #DD12: Do Arabs Want Security Before Rights and Freedoms? ==ar== DD12: هل يريد العرب الأمان قبل الحقوق والحريات؟

    ==en== On October 9th 2014, Munathara presented its twelfth live debate on the topic: Do Arabs want security before rights and freedoms? The debate featured prominent Tunisian security analyst and head of the prison guard’s union Olfa Ayari and youth winner Hanaa Al Qadi from Tunisia arguing for the motion and former Libyan General National Council member and human rights...

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    ==en== #DD11 Arab Women's Participation: Only through Quotas? ==ar== DD11: مشاركة المرأة سياسياً: هل الكوتا ضرورية؟

    ==en== The first instalment of Munathara’s Policy Debates, and the organization’s first live debate in Yemen, #DD11 was held on July 2, 2014, on the motion: "Arab Women’s Participation - Only through Quotas?” Broadcast on Al Jazeera Mubasher, the debate featured two young winners of our eleventh competition: Marwan Ismail from Yemen and Mustafa Abdellatif from Egypt. They...

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    ==en== #DD10 Is Tunisia Facing Bankruptcy? ==ar== DD10: هل تواجه تونس خطر الإفلاس؟

    ==en== On October 9, 2013, Munathara held its live debate #DD10, on the motion, Is Tunisia Facing Bankruptcy? Broadcast on Hannibal TV in Tunisia, the debate featured two young winners of our tenth program cycle, debating alongside the former transitional Minister... ==ar== منذ أن رحل بن علي، واجهت تونس العديد من التحديات، من بناء حكومة جدبدة ومؤسسات تعمل على بناء...

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    ==en== #DD9 Is Foreign Military Intervention the only Option Left in Syria? ==ar== هل تظنّ أنّ التدخّل الخارجي هو الحلّ الوحيد الباقي لسوريا؟ #DD9

    ==en== Since the beginning of the Syrian revolution, we have heard a never-ending stream of opinions and opinions from analysts and experts about the situation in Syria. We have heard from foreign leaders, political factions, and those engaged in the fighting... ==ar== منذ بداية الثورة السورية، استمرت الاراء والتحليلات حول الوضع في سوريا. ومن ضمنها التدخل الأجنبي عسكرياً...

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    ==en== #DD8 Should Tunisia Separate Religion and the State? ==ar== تفريق الدين على الدولة :DD8#

    ==en== In a highly controversial debate, Munathara’s #DD8 asked: Should Tunisia separate religion and the state? Broadcast live on Al Jazeera Mubasher, the debate became the subject of wide national attention in the Tunisian public sphere, setting the agenda for the country’s discourse on a key sticking point... ==ar== هل يجب على تونس فصل الدين عن الدولة؟ الأمر الذي أثار...

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    ==en== #DD7 Is Arab Political Unity our Destiny? ==ar== #DD7: هل الوحدة الوطنية هي الحل؟

    ==en== Held in Amman, Jordan, Munathara’s seventh live debate tackled the question: Is Arab political unity our destiny? At a time when the positive momentum of the Arab Spring was seen as waning, the initiative stimulated a pan-Arab debate about the long-term vision for the region. The live event was preceded... ==ar== في عمان، سألت مناظرة السؤال: هل الوحدة العربية هي...

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    ==en== #DD6 Is Tunisia on the Right Path? ==ar== DD6: هل تونس على المسار الصحيح؟

    ==en== In its first-ever debate dedicated to a national context, Munathara asked the question: Is Tunisia on the right path? The October 23, 2012 deadline for Tunisia’s National Constituent Assembly to conclude its work had just passed, and many were wondering if the ruling Ennahda party had taken Tunisia... ==ar== هل تونس تحت حكم حزب النهضة على المسار الصحيح؟

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    ==en== #DD5 Should Freedom of Expression Sometimes be Limited by Law? ==ar== DD5: هل حرية الرأي تقيد بالقانون؟

    ==en== Following the suspension of its predecessor organisation Dubai Debates, Munathara held its first debate in Tunis on June 24, 2012, on the question: Should freedom of expression in the Arab world sometimes be limited by law? Although citizen voices were part of all our debates, it was with this fifth program cycle (#DD5) that introduced the concept of Musabaqat...

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    ==en== #DD4 Women, Civil Society and Leadership in a New Arab World ==ar== #DD4: المرأة، المجتمع المدني، والقيادة في العالم العربي الجديد

    ==en== The fourth and final instalment of the Dubai Debates, held on December 18, 2011, brought together four inspiring Arab opinion leaders to discuss the role of women in the Arab Spring. Women, at the forefront of the Arab revolutions... ==ar== في هذه المناظرة نناقش دور المرأة في الربيع العربي. ودورها في تشكيل المجتمع المدني في العالم العربي الجديد

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    ==en== #DD3 Who’s Got the Power? The Future of Energy in the Arabian Gulf ==ar== #DD3 من يملك القوة؟ مستقبل الطاقة في الخليج العربي

    ==en== Of the many challenges facing the Middle East region, one of the most salient ones is energy. Finite resources like oil and gas are not only detrimental to the environment and expensive; they have also been a cause of tensions... ==ar== تعد الطاقة من أهم وأخطر التحديات التي تواجه منطقة الشرق الأوسط. فمحدودية المصادر الطبيعية كالبترول والغاز الطبيعي لا تؤثر فحسب على...

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    ==en== #DD2 After the Arab Awakening: Opportunities and Challenges for a New Arab World ==ar== #DD2 ما بعد الصحوة العربية: الفرص والتحديات أمام العالم العربي الجديد

    ==en== With this debate, the initiative was able to attract broad attention by bringing together an a-list panel of experts to discuss the future of the Arab Spring - in Dubai. Held on May 31, 2011, Dalia Mogahed, Shadi Hamid, Abdel Bari Atwan and Tarik Yousef debated over the current state... ==ar== في هذه المناظرة، استطاعت المبادرة جذب الانتباه لقدرتها على جمع قادة...

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    ==ar== #DD1: مارك زوكربيرغ - بطل العرب الجديد؟ ==en== #DD1 Mark Zuckerberg - the New Hero of the Arab People?

    ==en== The inaugural Dubai Debates (#DD1) event was held on February 23, 2011 - barely ten days after the ouster of former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak. At the time, the role of social media in the Arab uprisings was widely discussed and also inspired the motion of our debate... ==ar== افتتحت مناظرات دبي أنشطتها بمناظرة في ٢٣ فبراير ٢٠١١ بعد ١٠ أيام من تنحي الرئيس...

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