Posts Tagged “women’s rights”

Saudi Crown Prince challenges false images of Arabs

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Saudi Crown Prince challenges false images of Arabs

Saudi Crown Prince challenges false images of Arabs Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman took on the toughest four issues and questions thrown at every Arab World leader by the mainstream American news media and effectively slammed them out of the park like grand slam home run in a World Series baseball game. But Salman’s…

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Outdated inheritance laws indicative of larger issue: status of Arab women

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Outdated inheritance laws indicative of larger issue: status of Arab women

Outdated inheritance laws indicative of larger issue: status of Arab women By Ghassan Michel Rubeiz Personal statutes are hard to change in the Middle East; their enforcement is entrusted to conservative religious establishments. Outdated laws regulate marriage, inheritance, divorce, death, adoption and other family related matters. It is very difficult to introduce reform to what…

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N’Soumer, misunderstood symbol of Algerian feminism

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N’Soumer, misunderstood symbol of Algerian feminism

Lalla Fatma N’Soumer: Misunderstood Symbol of modern Algerian Feminism Lalla N’Soumer, the mother of modern Algerian feminism, still lives in the songs and depiction of mothers and grand-mothers, mainly Berbers, and secularist women elite. By Abdennour Toumi The Algerian legislative election on Thursday was marked by a high-scored sentiment of abstention and reluctance, what many…

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Lady Gaga causes ruckus, again, over Super Bowl song

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Lady Gaga causes ruckus, again, over Super Bowl song

Lady Gaga causes ruckus, again, over Super Bowl song Superstar singer Lady Gaga has lit up Social Media with renewed speculation over why she included the word “Lebanese” in one of the songs she performed at the 51st (LI) Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017, called “Born This Way.” The word popped up in a set…

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Morocco Bans the Burqa

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Morocco Bans the Burqa

Morocco Bans the Burqa The Moroccan authorities have invoked security reasons to prohibiting the burqa, which is rarely worn by Moroccan women who prefer the hijab. Moroccan authorities have prohibited the manufacture and sale of burqas for security reasons. The measure appears to be motivated by security concerns, where “bandits have repeatedly used this garment…

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Michelle Obama pens blog on Middle East trip

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Michelle Obama pens blog on Middle East trip

First Lady Michelle Obama is traveling to Qatar and Jordan and penned this first blog post about the State Visit from November 1 through November 7, 2015. Mrs. Obama will post daily on her trip. This is her first post By First Lady Michelle Obama (Nov. 2, 2015, Qatar, UAE) — This post is part…

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