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Faces have names. We hear about them but do not get the entire picture. Get to know these influential people in Fanack’s ‘Faces’ section. Below is a list of the most recently added profiles, move to the sidebar to navigate to the respective countries.

14/03/2019
The arrests were a matter of “national security”, said Princess Reema, adding that she did not want to comment further, in part because she knew the families of some of the arrested women. Regarding women’s rights, however, ...
07/03/2019
With Lebanon hosting well over a million refugees, Labaki said that the sights of begging street children compelled her to produce a film about their daily reality. Motivated to expose their ordeal, Labaki spent four years buildin...
01/03/2019
Massi sings most of her songs in Algerian Arabic as well as Amazigh, French and occasionally English. She has a significant audience in North Africa and France. Her lyrics deal with real issues, often taken from her own life exper...
21/02/2019
Chahed’s political ambitions emerged in the wake of the ouster of long-time leader Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali in 2011. Chahed, infused with the ‘everything is possible’ euphoria of the time, co-founded the liberal/centrist Dal ...
13/02/2019
Pressure is heavy on Al Hassan's shoulders, as she will have to manage not only an important and risky ministry in a region always shaken up by war and conflicts, but to prove that as a woman, she can do it as well as any male cou...
05/02/2019
With general elections set for April 2019, he has emerged as the only candidate with a real chance of unseating Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Moreover, electing Gantz represents a first step toward reversing the country’s d...
29/01/2019
But perhaps his most notable achievement to date is becoming, at the age of 20, the youngest person to chair a United Nations Security Council during a session in December 2015. In response to the prince’s call to engage young p...
23/01/2019
Despite these setbacks, Mathlouthi continues to thrive professionally and dedicate her art to political causes, as she stated in an interview for Okay Africa. “We have to still feel the pain of others. That’s the basis of us n...
10/01/2019
Some of these opponents denounce Boutros’ support of the movement and consider her concerts to be more like pro-Hezbollah rallies than purely artistic events. However, both supporters and opponents unanimously believe that Boutr...
01/01/2019
Kavala’s continued detention perhaps signals President Erdogan’s fear of well-connected civil society figures with money to spend. Kavala’s threat surely comes from his refusal to toe President Erdogan’s line and the poten...
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