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Rabiya Jaffery

Rabiya Jeffery is a freelance journalist covering refugees, conflicts, and climate change in the Middle East. She is based between the UAE and Saudi Arabia.

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Latest posts by Rabiya Jaffery

5 November 2019

Why is Pakistan trying to broker Iran-Saudi peace talks?

Despite many unresolved domestic issues, Pakistan's role towards brokering an Iran-Saudi peace talk is being widely criticized at home and abroad.

14 August 2019

Oral historians and archivists fill in the record of the 1947 partition of India

Historians are working on getting the remaining survivors of the Partition to recall the events so their stories can be preserved.

9 August 2019

Talking trash: Lebanese citizens continue to mobilize to solve the garbage crisis

A solution for Lebanon’s garbage problem is yet to be made after the government held off on a decision to build incinerators during talks that took place within Beirut.

22 February 2019

Can Jordan offer some lessons to oil-dependent ‘giants’ on renewable energy?

Jordan is the only Arab country in the region with an attractive market for commercial-scale solar.

23 November 2018

Egypt hosts the first UN Biodiversity Convention held in the Middle East

it is now evident that most of the 20 Aichi Biodiversity Targets — to address some of the biggest environmental challenges and due in 2020 — will not be achieved.