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The Controversy of Civil State and Secularism in Yemen 2
Op-ed

The Controversy of Civil State and Secularism in Yemen 2

The most frequent Yemeni and Arab arguments on secularism concern concept definitions, since there is no consensus about…
Understanding Collective Trauma in Yemen: Its Continuous Effects and Long-Term Impact
Civil Society

Understanding Collective Trauma in Yemen: Its Continuous Effects and Long-Term Impact

It is undoubtedly important to find a collective healing process, instead of scattered individual efforts, chiefly because it…
An Interview with Yemeni Writer Hussein Al-Waday
Highlights

An Interview with Yemeni Writer Hussein Al-Waday

Al-Madaniya interviews Hussein Alwaday, who is a Yemeni intellectual, writer and jurist, is interested in issues of democracy…
The Chemistry of Rumors in Yemen: The News and War… The News in War
Op-ed

The Chemistry of Rumors in Yemen: The News and War… The News in War

Despite the Yemeni proverb “He who has eaten a lie for lunch will not dine with it”, reality…
From Selling Bread and Roses to Real Estate and Firearms
Women & Gender

From Selling Bread and Roses to Real Estate and Firearms

Gendered division of labor is not a fixed matter in all societies, since it is subject to social…
The Case of Guardianship in Marriage in Conceptual Debates and Real Life Stories
Civil Society

The Case of Guardianship in Marriage in Conceptual Debates and Real Life Stories

Even a quick look at Yemeni legislation affecting women reveals aspects of their derogated status. Among these is…
Photo Essay: Bakhumri Bread
Creative Visuals

Photo Essay: Bakhumri Bread

Bakhumri is a popular Hadrami dish of dough fried in oil. It is the most popular traditional breakfast…
The Yemeni: A Prisoner of Self-Abasement, From Glorious Past to Vanishing Present
Op-ed

The Yemeni: A Prisoner of Self-Abasement, From Glorious Past to Vanishing Present

The historical background Historians often differ on which of the oldest civilizations in the world was the first…
Literature of the Post: How Facebook influenced Yemen’s Literary Movement
Culture

Literature of the Post: How Facebook influenced Yemen’s Literary Movement

What do most writers want? Nothing more than having their work read – and there is nothing more…
There is No Waste in the Village
Culture

There is No Waste in the Village

Have you ever drunk water out of a pesticide bottle? Have you ever drunk milk out of a…
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