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on the artist

you’ve either got it, or you don’t.

this guy’s got it.

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What's Best For Revolutionary Countries in MENA?

In the past meeting of class we discussed the general lack of success many of the countries in the Middle East and North Africa have experienced when it has come to democratic revolutions. 529 more words

LNG popularity, complexities grow in Middle East

The Middle East and North Africa will spend $120 bn on gas-fired power plants by 2035, more than either China or the European Union, according to the IEA.  23 more words


Author offers an indictment of misogyny in the Middle East

The following is an excerpt from the book Headscarves and Hymens (XXX) by the Egyptian-American feminist Mona Eltahawy. She will be at the Ottawa Writers Festival on April 25 at 2 p.m. 834 more words

Culture And Lifestyle

what's to eat [and drink]

In Sidi Bou Said, outside Tunis, a restaurant that must resemble heaven, considering the grumpy service and tourist prices views.

next to a gaggle of children blowing bubbles and making faces, i enjoyed a strong, capable, robust mint tea topped with earthy pine nuts and a few aromatic leaves. 87 more words


What’s going on in Algeria?

Most people probably pay about as much attention to Algeria as they did to Bahrain, Libya, and Tunisia…before 2011. But although those countries are now much more well known, Algeria still isn’t, because they didn’t have an Arab Spring. 16 more words

Reflections on a Winding Road to EM Private Equity

In late 2005, I would arrive at the office early and catch up on the latest news of sectarian violence in Iraq.  It made for gruesome reading—bodies discovered in vacant houses, tied to chairs with clear evidence of torture.  489 more words