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In recent months, Kuwait has witnessed a surge in misogynistic tirades by conservative men in positions of power.
These developments all point to the larger intention behind such a summit for the Arab states - the consolidation of domestic power by illiberal authoritarians.
In the course of ten years of Syria’s war, hundreds of thousands of young people were drawn into the militarization of the country.
The “incredible solidarity and humanism” shown to Ukraine points to a “shocking distinction” in the “dehumanization of Middle Eastern refugees.”
The current situation aligns with the players’ interests and it appears clearly in the ongoing understanding between Russia and Turkey in Northern Syria
The scene that drew the most attention was that of actress Mona Zaki's character removing her underwear.