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Overcoming the Arab-Persian divide: Who owns the Gulf?
Arab and Persian nationalisms try to exclude the Indian and African heritage from the identities they have promoted.
Last updated: 21 Apr 2014 11:12 GMT
The name that enables: remembering Edward Said
Ten years after his passing, the scholar still looms large in the lives of his friends and colleagues, Dabashi writes.
Last updated: 25 Sep 2013 09:39 GMT
Steal what you will from the blueness of the sea and the sand of memory
The world should start looking at our cause with its brains and not with its donations.
Yasmeen El Khoudary
Last updated: 21 Nov 2012 15:40 GMT
Meanwhile, in Morocco...
Morocco has jailed a rapper, El Haked, for his highly political lyrics - but few popular musicians are speaking out.
Last updated: 30 Jun 2012 13:54 GMT
Palestine and the politics of hope
Palestinians should consider the late Edward Said's strong support for a one-state solution.
Farid Y. Farid
Last updated: 03 Oct 2011 16:26 GMT
'Greek government has bowed to pressure'
Al Jazeera interviews Gaza flotilla activist Khalid Turaani about the Greek government's decision to block the boats.
Last updated: 02 Jul 2011 10:28 GMT
Love in a time of torture
A young man's account of sadistic torture in a Syrian secret prison, and how a girl's note helped him through his pain.
Hugh Macleod and Annasofie Flamand
Last updated: 06 Jun 2011 14:12 GMT
To Juliano and Vittorio with love
The deaths of the two activists reveal a small but hugely destructive deformity in Palestinian society.
Last updated: 24 Apr 2011 16:01 GMT
The myth of Israeli morality
Attack on Gaza convoy reveals Israel's fear of non-violent resistance, says Lamis Andoni.
Last updated: 05 Jun 2010 07:53 GMT
Darwish laid to rest in Ramallah
Palestinians speak of the loss of "our voice" as poet Mahmoud Darwish is buried.
Last updated: 01 Sep 2008 08:03 GMT
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The white 'saviours' of the Arabs
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Pakistan mulls tighter controls on madrassas
The Pakistani government is proposing reform of the nation's madrassas, which are accused of fostering terrorism.
Unravelling culture in Iraq's Kurdish region
Weaving and handicrafts are being re-taught to a younger generation of Iraqi Kurds, but not without challenges.
Surviving the post-employment economy
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Armenian 'genocide': Turkey has lost the battle of truth
South Sudan's massacre among many
Marx's last stand: Eastern Ukraine
Libya and the ICC: Courting chaos and confusion
Crimea, Nagorno-Karabakh and the Gordian Knot
Diba Nigar Goksel
Antagonising Iran: A strategic miscalculation?
Seyed Mohammad Marandi
In Pictures: Myanmar's opium hotspot
A rebel militia in Myanmar's Shan state has been cracking down on drug production.
In Pictures: The Boston Marathon
Runners compete in race where last year a bombing left three dead and more than 260 people injured.
In Pictures: Recounting horror of Rana Plaza
Suffering continues for survivors and victims’ families a year after the building collapsed in Dhaka.
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
Egypt in Turmoil
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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