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Introduction: Inclusive citizenship seeks to go beyond the intellectual debates of recent years on democratization and participation to explore a related set of issues around changing conceptions of citizenship. Peoples’ understandings of what it means to be a citizen go to the heart of various...
Throughout the presentation of Johan Snel on July 6th, 2018, three themes were discussed: modern democracies, the dark side of democracies, and the lessons we can draw from this.
On Monday, Ambassador Nabīla Makram ‘Abd al-Shahīd, Minister of State for Immigration and Egyptian Affairs Abroad, took part in a roundtable entitled: “The role of civil society in the advancement of the developing country”, with the participation of Dr. Māyā Mursī, President of the National...
Palestinian factions gathered in Cairo announced their commitment to a time table for presidential and legislative elections.  They also confirmed that the elections will take place in Jerusalem, the West Bank, and Gaza without exception and promised to respect and accept the results. 
Since President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī rose to power in 2014, the Egyptian government has built over 600 bridges and roughly 21 new axes for over 85 billion EGP (5.3 billion American dollars).  The government is also planning to build a thousand overpasses costing 130 billion EGP (roughly 8 billion...
A project to build a two-kilometer bridge on al-Ahrām Street in Heliopolis [Miṣr al-Jadīda] next to the historic Basilica of the Holy Virgin [kanīsat al-Bāzīlīk] has caused uproar.  The people living in the region are rejecting the project due to the negative effects on the region’s distinct...
January 6th, 2021, rioters approached the Capitol Hill in an unprecedented event, rioters identified as pro-Trump supporters protesting the ratification of President-elect Joe Biden's Electoral College victory over President Trump in the 2020 election. The protesters first breached exterior...
Amidst the Arab world’s intense media coverage of the storming of the US Capitol Building, some are seeing a campaign in celebration of the United States’ pain and misfortune, trying to prove something.  What’s the goal behind this? 
The storming of the US Capitol Building by President Donald Trump’s supporters in Washington D.C. last Wednesday has provoked strong reactions from millions of people around the world, including hundreds of Arabs on social media.
Commenting on the storming of the US Capitol Building, several human rights activists stressed that the recent American presidential elections have once again exposed the shortcomings inside the United States’ democratic system and its usage of human rights domestically and internationally for...

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