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  • The Anatomy of Graffiti: Arab Spring Arts and Protests

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    Graffiti has flourished with the onset of Arab revolutions, recording the ebb and flow of uprising across city walls in inspiring murals that mimic the triumphs and disappointments in a people’s fight for freedom. Beyond graffiti, it is no secret that the arts and culture scene in Egypt and the […]

  • Pakistani farmland under threat from Middle Eastern countries

    Farmland in Pakistan – a new food colony for the Middle East

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    Keeping this massive exports bill, that reaches to a total of roughly &5 billion dollars annually, Pakistan would be loosing a lot more than just this $5 billions. Though the government is adamant that they are not selling or doing away these lands but locals tell a completely different story. The other statements of raising the productivity also fall short of reality because the government has failed completely to help the farmers to export their products due to lack of facilities. A raised productivity level would not mean anything if there aren’t sufficient resources available to ship the products abroad.

  • The Arab Regression

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    Esteemed as the birthplace of Islam and the nucleus of religious enlightenment with its sacred cities of Mecca and Medina and in particular the House of God – The Holy Kabáh, the country of Saudi Arabia stands is one of the most powerful and respected Muslim nations in the world. At […]