Stories about Middle East & North Africa from June, 2017
Press freedom in Yemen is facing "eradication".
Without the active presence of justice in all its forms, it will remain impossible for any Iranian government to achieve coexistence among all of the country’s ethnic nations.
Six years after the Arab Spring, Riffian protesters are leading the way in expressing popular grievances in Morocco.
Challenging prohibitions on driving in Saudi Arabia is no easy task.
Activists expose Mexico's multi-million dollar surveillance market, spy tech threatens Chinese jaywalkers and Twitter suspends Venezuelan state supporters.
The region has a painful legacy of war that has divided people along ethnic and religious lines.
The centrist administration of President Hassan Rouhani has been publicly criticized by Iran's hardline political factions for refusing to censor some of Telegram’s features.
"It is horrifying that most Ethiopians have not shown an interest in returning home despite risk of violence."
Blocked websites are known for their criticism of the Palestinian Authority and its president Mahmoud Abbas.
Miriam was a four-year-old the last time she saw her father: "I try to remember you. Your voice, your hugs, but I can’t."
The blocked websites have been critical of the Palestinian Authority and its president Mahmoud Abbas.
"The Syrian revolution ongoing to topple every tyrant"
Going against popular opinion, Sisi is transferring the ownership of two Egyptian Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia, and Egyptians are fighting back.
Nassar Jaradat criticized a Palestinian official who stated that the Western Wall should “remain under Israeli sovereignty".
After Campaigning on Internet Freedom, Iranian President's ICT Minister Boasts of Internet Censorship
ICT Minister Mahmoud Vaezi announced that Rouhani had effectively improved methods to control the Internet space as well as shut down a number of platforms.
While the platform remains blocked, multiple "mirror" websites -- sites designed to reproduce the content of Wikipedia, which is constantly being updated -- have sprung up.
Meet Said Salim Abu Naser, a proponent of sustainable agriculture living and working in Gaza City, Palestine, along the Mediterranean Coast.
"In all honestly, I pity the Israeli forces more than I despise them."
A Physicist Who Always Dreamed of Working in the US Says It’s No Longer the ‘Global Center of Science’
His family zigzagged the globe in pursuit, and defense, of science. Now, he's worried about the future of science in the US.
"#Occupationis not being able to visit your relatives who live 10 minutes away...without permission from your occupiers."
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