Denying your identity & affiliation and internalizing divide & conquer strategies is bad for your health & your homeland.

There is a familiar refrain by now which is based in fanciful mythologies to justify colonial dispossession, that all Arabs are Muslims & that Arabness in this region only arrived with the 7th-century Muslim conquests. The people talking about “Arab imperialism” are probably banking on the fact that most Anglo…

Understand, my dear diaspora dwellers from this region, when you use “MENA” to describe it, whose terminology & agenda you are advancing.

Theodor Herzl, the Founder of World Zionism, wrote in 1897 in his diaries […] “a new Middle East commonwealth must be established in which the state of the…

“in Jerusalem, I dressed my wounds and breathed my sorrows, And carried the soul in my palm, for an Arab Palestine.”

The struggle for the liberation of Palestine is a struggle against exclusionary ethnonationalism imposed on this region by imperialism. Palestinian nationalism has always been heavily influenced by pan-Arabism, itself…

Every region needs a lingua franca, and in our region it is Arabic. It’s time to embrace Arabic as a language that preserves the ancient civilizations of the region.

The erasure of the Palestinian “Arabia” & its recentering in the Gulf, the extreme periphery of the Arabian continental plate (which…

Umm Saad

to those who fell martyrs for the sake of the land of sad oranges, and to those who are yet to fall.

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