In the last few years, the Egyptian state has been promoting a nationalist discourse that encourages pharaonic identity politics, known as neo-pharaonism.

Egypt’s education system has long been criticized for an increasing intrusion of religious discourse in its curricula. What has that looked like, and how has the Egyptian government responded?

Due to a rapidly deteriorating economy and skyrocketing poverty levels in Lebanon, social protection programs are now more important than ever. Can the World Bank supported social protection program offer an optimistic first step for more long-term, sustainable welfare…

Cairo is home to countless historical cemeteries that boast the city’s rich heritage, culture and architecture. However, these sites are currently getting demolished due to creeping urban development plans.

While digital spaces have often been a haven for queer communities and movements in the MENA region, governments are increasingly compromising these spaces through entrapment, blackmail, arrests, and persecution.

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