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  • Fallin' Dictators

    In <em>Fallin’ Dictators</em>, Lina Khatib explores the demise of the authoritarian leader through the theme of falling, both in the sense of tyrants being deposed and the yearly shedding of leaves in the autumn – the ‘fall’ of dictators across the region being the direct effect of the so-called Arab...

  • What do we need to know about the MENA region today?

    The Middle East today is witnessing a clash of visual narratives. Images of aging dictators clinging on to their youth, clash with those of fresh-faced protestors. Scenes of medieval methods of curbing freedom of expression – as seen in the thugs on camel and horseback in Tahrir Square in Cairo...