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By Melinda McClimans

Civil rights form an element within the framework of U.S. citizenship that shapes our identity and informs American attitudes and cultural norms. We value democracy and equal treatment of all…

As members of an academic community with deep interest in the Middle East and North Africa region, we extend our sympathy and concern for all impacted by the violence in Israel…

As news, opinions, and sentiments pour into our radars about the escalating, now-devastating conflict in Israel-Gaza, many of us are seeking context and balanced information to make sense of…

As the people of Derna cope with the deadliest flood in Africa since 1900, Libyans are on an ongoing search for missing persons. Furthermore, people fear the lasting consequences of such a…

On the third national day of mourning in Morocco, as declared by King Mohammad VI, we at Ohio State join communities all over the nation, as the world gathers to show support for the victims of…

The Middle East Studies Center at The Ohio State University condemns the tragic and brutal death of Mahsa Amini, a 22-year-old Iranian woman who died in the custody of the Iranian Morality Police…

By: Thorayah Abdelqader, Lead Intern

Saudi Arabia’s decision to lift the ban on women driving came with great surprise and joy to the international world. This change in policy was so…

By Cheyenne l'Auclair (Hall)

Last week, I met with Dr. Alam Payind, Director of the Middle East Studies Center at Ohio State to discuss al-Qaeda in the Arabian…