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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 …

Arab Bureau welcomes Saudi women reforms

Arab Research & Advocacy Bureau is committed to achieving progress in the global Arab community. Therefore, Arab Bureau supports the …

Balfour Declaration centenary: a day for contemplation

UK Prime Minister Theresa May recently expressed pride in the upcoming centenary anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, with intent to …

Change in Saudi female driver legislation positive

Arab Research & Advocacy Bureau today welcomes a lift on the ban of prospective female drivers in Saudi Arabia. Whilst other patriarchal issues …

Arab Bureau welcomes criminalisation of online hate speech

Arab Research & Advocacy Bureau welcomes decisions made by the UK’s Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) to treat online hate speech …

Arab Bureau welcomes steps made towards women’s equality in Tunisia

Arab Research & Advocacy Bureau would like to congratulate Tunisia on its progressive step towards gender equality. Arab Bureau stands …

Arab Research & Advocacy Bureau talks with Facebook in Chicago

Arab Research & Advocacy Bureau’s General Manager was invited by Facebook to join its first Communities Summit. Shatha Sbeta, Arab Research & Advocacy Bureau’s General Manager, …

6th anniversary of regime-change in Libya

I write this poem to reflect  how I and many others feel about what we consider to be Libya’s 6th anniversary …

Arab Research & Advocacy Bureau cautiously welcomes Obama U-turn on Israel

1. “What Happened?” For the first time in almost 40 years, a UN Resolution 2334 had been passed confirming Israel’s …

A letter to the hero not the victim

This letter is a response by Arab Research & Advocacy Bureau executive Shatha Sbeta, who is a Libyan citizen and American resident, to last week’s …