The MENA region was and is home to many important historic and contemporary public figures. From artists and religious leaders to politicians and scientists, they have defined much of the history of the region.
However, many of these people are often never given the recognition they deserve nor an accurate representation.
This section focuses on profiles of important figures who played pivotal roles in the history of the MENA region, and others who continue to shape it today.
The section presents these public figures in an objective manner. It tries to minimize any biases or misrepresentations that often find their way into articles about famous people. It will focus on individuals who have had a profound impact on their field or on the region.
Rim banna has brought Palestinians across the political spectrum closer together. Her music broke segregation and rejected the curfew.
Born Marwan Abdelhamid in Jerusalem to a French Algerian mother and Palestinian Serbian father during the Second Intifada, he spent his formative years in the …
Chenna left our world as an icon of humanitarian work in Morocco. Morocco lost one of the most prominent advocates of women's rights, especially the rights of …
Iran has denied its involvement in the stabbing on Monday, August 15, while still faulting the writer.
Arbitrary and illegitimate arrests, according to humanitarian experts, are scare tactics aimed at crippling Palestinian resistance and traumatizing younger …
Clark brought Lebanese culture and music to the rest of the world, as well as international culture and music to Lebanon.