American-Palestinian Rashida Tlaib to Become First Muslim Woman in U.S. Congress

After winning the Michigan Democratic primary on Tuesday, former state representative Rashida Tlaib, is expected to win November’s midterm election for a two-year term that will begin in January 2019.

Gaza Startups Strive to Build Economy Despite Blockade

The attacks come just days after the United Nations and Egyptian officials brokered a ceasefire to restore calm and end the Israeli offensive on Hamas positions in the Gaza Strip. 
Mokhtar Alkhanshali in Yemen

Mokhtar Alkhanshali: A Coffee Savior, Perhaps

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Singer Emel Mathlouthi: A Voice Without Fear

Emel Mathlouthi’s voice is a clarion call for humanity to regain its humanity. The Tunisian singer was born in the country’s capital, Tunis, in 1984, right at the end of the two-month bread riots.

Mohammed Arkoun’s Critique of Islamic Reason

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Today’s Most Daring and Provocative Arab Poet: Adonis

Adonis is the pen-name of...