Category Archives: Algeria

Arabs are happy too!

Repost from Free Arabs Arab illustrations of their version of Pharrell Williams “Happy” from Dubai, Beirut, Algiers, Tunis, Cairo, Rabat, Casablanca, Amman and even Riyadh! Click here and enjoy so much happiness!

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Mona Eltahawy – Do Arab men hate women?

Mona Eltahawy’s article in Foreign Policy Magazine from 2012 ‘Why do they hate us?’ has been extremely controversial, especially considering the us vs. them binary of women vs. men which excludes men from wanting equality for women. Two days ago the … Continue reading

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Maghreb to the Gulf

Everybody who likes Arab music will probably love this mix as much as I do. Thanks for the recommendation Simon Columbus! Caravan host Rania Arabi joins World Skip the Beat host Parker Mah for a survey of under-rated, under-played gems … Continue reading

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Singing for Change

‎The uprising of women in the Arab world انتفاضة المرأة في العالم العربي‎ Singing for Change Women Musicians United to Overturn Algeria’s Family Code in the summer of 2003, twenty female musicians from Algeria, France and Argentina gathered in a … Continue reading

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