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The reality of war in Libya

If one could personify Libya as a victim of cancer, this patient would have doctors who weren’t competent enough to …

Online gaming: stricter rules on targeted racism & harassment needed

Running a website like Arab Research & Advocacy Bureau is tough. It requires constant maintenance, and there are many user requests to deal …

Libya: sexual harassment and the crisis of masculinity

In a city where the red, yellow, and green traffic lights are usually perceived equally as a “GO!” signal, there …

We need more “regular” Arab American heroes

I grew up during the 1980s. I think about the decade more than I should. The music. The movies. How …

Founder represents Arab Bureau at JW3

Last August, I represented Arab Research & Advocacy Bureau at Keith Kahn-Harris’ book launch. His book, Strange Hate, discusses the …

Religious scepticism and colonial attitudes

I am a sceptical Muslim. I deeply believe in our underlying religious message, but do not take many of the …

Why do wars still exist?

There is a paradox of which the more we advance in time, the more we realise the astonishment of its …

How eurocentrism hinders ‘international development’

It is problematic to assume that we, as a globe, are on a unidirectional path of development. To say that …

Pope & Grand Imam visit the UAE

Arab Research & Advocacy Bureau praises the United Arab Emirates for hosting the Grand Imam of Egypt’s Al-Azhar al-Sharif and Pope Francis of …

5 ways education can free us from colonialism

Colonialism has undeniably affected the Arab World. For some of our leaders, it’s instilled a subconscious inferiority complex that hinders …

Thank you, Airbnb, for delisting Israeli settlements

I am really happy about the Airbnb move. As a Palestinian, sometimes I view BDS differently. But it means a …

Murad and Kavanaugh: contrasting accounts of global justice

It is a great disgrace that we, as humans, somehow became immune to heinous acts of sexual violence. In fact, …