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Ankara Bombings: Democracy Now! Interview with HDP’s Hisyar Ozsoy and Turkey Page Co-Editor Asli Bali

As many as 128 people died in Turkey Saturday when nearly simultaneous explosions ripped through a pro-peace rally in the country’s capital of Ankara. More than 245 people were injured. The bombs went off just as Kurdish groups, trade unions and leftist organizations were preparing to begin a march protesting the ...  Read More »

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Selahattin Demirtas of HDP Responds to Ankara Bombings (Video)

On 10 October 2015, two bombs were detonated in the midst of a mass rally ("The Labor, Democracy, and Peace Meeting) in Ankara, callled for by the trade unions KESK and DISK as well as other civil society organizations. At least ninety-five people were killed in the attacks, according to state sources (other ...  Read More »

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Violence In Israel and The Palestinian Territories: It's The Occupation (Video)

As Israel intensifies its violence against Palestinians, Dena Takruri and AJ+ zoom out to remind viewers of the broader and historical context of the violence.      Read More »

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Teach-In On Gaza: History, Politics, and Economics (GU Event)

This event continues a series of Teach-Ins, and will focus on the history and current political and economic climate in Gaza. Speakers will examine the current devastation in Gaza and the prospects for the future of a region that UN reports warn will be uninhabitable by 2020 if the current ...  Read More »

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Call for Papers: The Impact of Oil Price Changes on the Economic Growth and Development in the MENA Countries (March 23-25, 2016)

Scholars, academics, experts, and students of Middle East economics from around the world are invited to submit research abstracts of papers to be presented at the conference, entitled The Impact of Oil Prices on the Economic Growth and Development in the MENA countries. Abstracts are accepted in English, Arabic and ...  Read More »

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دعوة للمساهمة في دورية "اختيار" الثانية

دعوة للمساهمة في دورية "اختيار" الثانية نحن نسويات ونسويون، نعمل من خلال مجموعة "اختيار" لدراسات وأبحاث النوع الاجتماعي، على تقديم وتوفير الإنتاج المعرفي المعني بالنوع الاجتماعي والجنسانية باللغة العربية من سياق محلي، كي نتشارك به مع المهتمين والمهتمات. وتركز رؤيتنا عن الإنتاج ...  Read More »

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Migrant States, Mobile Economies: Rethinking the Political in Contemporary Turkey (GMU Event)

  Migrant States, Mobile Economies:  Rethinking the Political in Contemporary Turkey Thursday, 8 October 2015, 3:30-8:00 PM         Merten Hall 1201     GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY  Open to the public  This event brings together scholars from anthropology ...  Read More »

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Call for Papers: Special Issue of Third Text on 'German Colonialism in the Contemporary World'

Reenactments: German Colonialism in the Contemporary World  Call for Papers – Special Issue of Third Text (July 2016) German colonialism has been until recently a marginalized subject in cultural studies, visual culture, and postcolonial studies in comparison to the analysis of the British and French colonial ...  Read More »

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The Palestine Exception to Free Speech: A Movement Under Attack in the US

This report, released by the Center for Constitutional Rights and Palestine Legal in September 2015, documents for the first time the widespread and growing suppression of Palestinian human rights advocacy in the United States. Between January 2014 and June 2015, Palestine Legal responded to nearly 300 incidents of ...  Read More »

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TandemWorks Launches its Rehabilitation Scheme of Beirut River

The founders of TandemWorks, Mayssa and Alia Badawi, are pleased to announce their inaugural project, Hammoud Badawi, in collaboration with theOtherDada (tOD) Integrated Architecture Lab, the Lebanese Center for Energy Conservation (LCEC), and UN-Habitat, as part of a scheme to rehabilitate the Beirut River. ...  Read More »

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مهرجان واشنطن العاصمة للسينما والفنون الفلسطينية في دورته الخامسة

مهرجان واشنطن العاصمة للسينما والفنون الفلسطينية في دورته الخامسة أفلام حول معاناة الفلسطينيين في الداخل المحتل وفي الشتات يُفتتح مهرجان واشنطن العاصمة للسينما والفنون الفلسطينية في دورته الخامسة لهذا العام بين 1 و4 تشرين الأول\أكتوبر في واشنطن العاصمة. وسيتم أثناء المهرجان عرض أفلام تعالج الواقع الفلسطيني في ...  Read More »

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Table Ronde: Observer la ville dans le Monde Arabe (Vidéo)

Le 5 juin 2015, une table ronde intitulée Observer la ville dans le Monde Arabe s'est tenue dans le cadre des "Rendez-vous de l’histoire du monde arabe" de l'Institut du Monde Arabe de Paris. Organisée et animée par Vincent Lemire, historien spécialiste de Jérusalem, elle rassemblait Mercedes ...  Read More »

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Fifth Annual DC Palestinian Film & Arts Festival Runs October 1-4, 2015

The DC Palestinian Film and Arts Festival (DCPFAF) is pleased to announce the full program for the fifth annual festival, which will take place between 1-4 October 2015. The festival will feature ten films, discussions with filmmakers from as far as Chile and Palestine, a musical program featuring a seven-piece ...  Read More »

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Call for Applicants: 2015 Fall Internship – Website Development (Palestinian American Research Center)

The PARC internship program provides undergraduate and graduate students and others interested in our work with an opportunity to enhance skills and obtain professional experience through collaborative work in an NGO setting. Interns are instrumental to the operations of the organization and are given the opportunity ...  Read More »

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Call for Papers: Palestine Yearbook of International Law (Birzeit University)

The Palestine Yearbook of International Law is now inviting submissions of scholarly articles for publication for its next volume, XIX (2016). This is a general call for papers. As such, the editors encourage the submission of scholarly pieces of relevance to public international law, including but not necessarily in ...  Read More »

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Call for Applicants: Assistant Professor of American Studies, The Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for American Studies and Research (The American University of Beirut)

The Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for American Studies and Research (CASAR) at the American University of Beirut is seeking to appoint an Americanist from any social science discipline or humanities discipline, starting September 1, 2016 at the rank of Assistant Professor. We are particularly interested in a scholar ...  Read More »

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Call for Applicants: Director, The Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for American Studies and Research (The American University of Beirut)

The Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for American Studies and Research (CASAR) at the American University of Beirut is searching for a new director to begin August 15, 2016. CASAR is an interdisciplinary research and academic center that offers an undergraduate minor and a new MA in Transnational American Studies. CASAR ...  Read More »

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Call for Applicants: The Edward Said Chair of American Studies (The American University of Beirut)

The Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for American Studies and Research (CASAR) at the American University of Beirut is searching for the 2016-2017 Edward Said Chair of American Studies to begin September 1, 2016.  CASAR is an interdisciplinary research and academic center that offers an undergraduate minor and a new MA ...  Read More »

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بيان يستعرض تضامن السود حول العالم مع الفلسطينيين 2015

بيان يستعرض تضامن السود مع الفلسطينيين -  2015 شهدت السنة الماضية تزايداً واضحاً في التضامن المتبادل بين الفلسطينيين والأمريكان السود (الأمريكان من أصول أفريقية)، نتيجة الهجمات المباشرة والمتمثلة في الهجمات التي استهدفت الأمريكيين السود والهجوم الإسرائيلي على قطاع غزة وكذلك القيود الإسرائيلية التي تضيق ...  Read More »

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انتفاضة بيروت: ما العمل الآن؟

 [ كتبت ناديا بوعلي هذه المادة وتم تداولها في أكثر من موقع. اضغط/ي هنا للنسخة الإنجليزية]  ما نشهده خلال اليومين الماضيين في شوارع بيروت يُفرح ويُقلق في آن.إن الصراع الاجتماعي ضد رأس المال النيوليبرالي وسلطة الدولة المتمثلة بجهاز إيديولوجي مدعوم من قبل السلطة الأمنية والعسكرية هو صراع صعب وطريقة قاسية ...  Read More »

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A Statement of Solidarity with Moroccan Historian, Maâti Monjib

[The following is a statement published in three different languages expressing solidarity with Moroccan historian, Maâti Monjib, who is "wanted for undermining state security," and has been recently prevented from leaving Morocco. The contents of the statement below are republished from an online petition ...  Read More »

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The Extraordinary Story & Discovery of Yarrow Mamout From African Slave to Georgetown Property Owner

A Seminar for Students­­­, Teachers and Members of the Public Saturday, September 26, 2015   11:00 am-4:00 pm Intercultural Center Auditorium, Georgetown University Rare accounts of freedmen and women and enslaved Africans in early American history have emerged in recent years. This summer an ...  Read More »

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Academics Call for Peace and Justice (Turkey)

[This statement was released on 11 September 2015. To sign this statement, click here.] We, the undersigned academics, are deeply concerned about the escalating violence after the general elections held on 7 June in Turkey. After these elections, AKP, the previously ruling party, has lost its absolute majority status ...  Read More »

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Open Letter to Mr. Bilal Hamad, President of the Municipal Council of Beirut

[The following open letter by Lebanese economist Jad Chaaban was originally published on his website on 27 August 2015.] Beirut, 27 August 2015 Open Letter to Mr. Bilal Hamad, President of the Municipal Council of Beirut Dear Mr. Hamad, I am writing to you as a Lebanese citizen and taxpayer, and a permanent ...  Read More »

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Vangelis Kehriyotis anisina

Vangelis Kehriyotis anısına Boğaziçi Üniversitesi Tarih Bölümü öğretim üyesi ve Tarih Vakfı Başkan Yardımcısı olan Vangelis Kehriyotis hayatını kaybetti. Bugün kaybettiğimiz tarihçi Vangelis Kehriyotis'in Türkçe'de yayımlanan son makalelerinden biri Osmanlı Meclis-i Mebusan üyesi Pavlos Karolidis'in yaşamına ve ...  Read More »

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Protests in Beirut: Quick Background and Some Videos

Updated: 11pm Sunday 23 August (Beirut Time) For the second night in a row protestors have clashed with riot police and armed forces in downtown Beirut. Yesterday security forces attempted to violently disperse protestors at a demonstration called for by the You Stink movement using water cannons, tear gas ...  Read More »

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Urgent Call from Women in Turkey: Help Us Prevent Massacre!

[The following statement was issued by the Women's Freedom Assembly in Turkey] Urgent Call From Women in Turkey: Help Us Prevent Massacre! Last week Silopi, a city close to the Iraqi and Syrian borders of Turkey, was placed under siege by the Turkish military. Many civilians were wounded and killed with no ...  Read More »

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Statement from Academics in Turkey on the Peace and Solution Process

[This statement was released on 8 August 2015.] Support Us in Our Call! Declaration to the Peoples of Turkey and the World, Like many people in Turkey, we, as academics, were emboldened by the peace/solution process between the Turkish state and Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) officially initiated in January 2013, ...  Read More »

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Al Jazeera America Interviews Jadaliyya Co-Editor Noura Erakat About Arson-Murder of Baby Ali Saad Dawabshe

At roughly 4 AM on Friday 31 July 2015, Israeli settlers burned to death eighteen-month old Palestinian baby boy Ali Saad Dawabsheh by setting fire to his family's home while they slept. The family rushed out of their burning home and saved their 4-year old son who was suffocating from smoke inhalation. This is not an ...  Read More »

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A Call from the Women’s Freedom Assembly (Turkey)

[This statement was first released on 4 August 2015.] Legends, myths, and folk tales are full of stories of women banned from burying their dead. In one of the best known, Antigone revolts against the regime that forbids the burial of her brother. How can the state claim a right to ordain by its law rules and ...  Read More »

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Egypt Elections Watch Update

A Jadaliyya and Ahram Online Initiative

As part of the Egypt Elections Watch (EEW), Jadaliyya and Ahram Online, with the Center of Contemporary Arab Studies (Georgetown University) and the Middle East Studies Program (George Mason University) as co-sponsors, will produce articles/posts/profiles on a weekly basis, covering organizations, political parties, coalitions, relevant laws and procedures, and profiles of key individuals related to the Egyptian elections. This is in addition to news updates summarizing major developments surrounding the lead-up to the election, such as emerging or shifting alliances, new political positions, and candidacy announcements. If you have questions, comments, contributions, and/or an eye-witness account, please email us at: For a listing of EEW’s team members please click here.


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Population   82,079,636
GDP  $497.8 billion
Unemployment   9%; Youth Unemployment (ages 15-24): 24.8%
Internet Users   20.136 million (2009)
Exchange Rate  5.6124 Egyptian pounds per US dollar
GDP Growth Rate  5.1%
Military Expenditures   3.4% of GDP (World Rank: 35)
Health Expenditures  6.4% of GDP (World Rank: 94)
Population Growth Rate  1.96%
Age Structure   0-14 years: 32.7%; 15-64 years: 62.8%; 65 years and over: 4.5%
Literacy   71.4%
Religious Demographics   Muslim (mostly Sunni) 90%; Coptic 9%; other Christian 1%

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