• Event Video
    Palestine/IsraelProtests and Activism

    Repression of Palestine Activism amid the War on Gaza

    Dec 12, 2023

    Experts discuss recent trends in repressing Palestine activism, strategies for defending the rights of dissenters, and expected future measures to silence Pale…

  • Video
    Protests and Activism

    Women’s Digital Activism and the Struggle for Democracy in the Middle East

    Apr 11, 2023

    On April 11, 2023, Arab Center Washington DC (ACW) organized a webinar titled, “Women’s Digital Activism and the Struggle for Democracy in the Middle East.” Pa…

  • Podcast
    IranProtests and Activism

    Iran Erupts in Protest

    Oct 6, 2022

    Negar Mortazavi and Yousef Munayyer discuss the latest protests in Iran following the killing of Mahsa Amini by Iran’s “morality police.” Mortazavi is an Irani…

  • Podcast
    LevantProtests and Activism

    Boycott and Repression

    Jun 6, 2022

    Julia Bacha and Yousef Munayyer discuss the new film titled "Boycott," which explores the legal challenges faced by Americans who are asked to sign anti-BDS pl…

  • Video
    LevantDemocracy and Governance

    Islamists in the Syrian Revolution

    Feb 16, 2022

    Imad K. Harb and Hamzah Almustafa discuss the role of Islamists in the Syrian revolution. Almustafa is Director of Syria TV in Istanbul. Harb is the Director o…

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    LevantConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    Israel’s Continuing Policy of Palestinian Dispossession: From Sheikh Jarrah to Al-Naqab

    Jan 27, 2022

    Experts discuss the volatile situation in the Naqab in the context of Israel’s larger and ongoing policy of displacement and dispossession against Palestinians…

  • Podcast
    EgyptDemocracy and Governance

    Islamism and Revolution across the Middle East

    Oct 6, 2021

    Yousef Munayyer speaks with Khalil al-Anani regarding his new book on Islamism and revolutions in the Middle East. Al-Anani is a Senior Fellow at Arab Center W…

  • Podcast
    LevantJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    Understanding Palestine’s Latest Uprising

    Jun 29, 2021

    Diana Buttu joins host Yousef Munayyer to discuss the recent Palestinian uprising, which started in Sheikh Jarrah, and its impact on Israeli and American polit…

  • Podcast
    AlgeriaProtests and Activism

    Where Does Algeria Go after the Hirak?

    Mar 30, 2021

    Dalia Ghanem joins host Yousef Munayyer to discuss the Algerian protests that ousted Abdelaziz Bouteflika and the future of democracy in the country. Ghanem is…

  • Podcast
    LevantProtests and Activism

    Israel’s Effort to Silence Dissent in the US

    Dec 22, 2020

    Diala Shamas joins host Yousef Munayyer to discuss the efforts by Israel to silence any criticism of the occupation in the United States and go after BDS activ…

  • Podcast
    Arab Americans/ Muslim Americans

    Race and the Arab American Community

    Aug 6, 2020

    In the first episode of 5 Questions, Nadine Naber joins host Yousef Munayyer to discuss Arab Americans and US race relations. Nadine Naber is a professor in th…

  • Video
    IraqDemocracy and Governance

    Iraq Today and Future Prospects

    Mar 19, 2020

    Imad K. Harb interviews Abbas Kadhim discussing Iraq today and future prospects.

  • Video
    LebanonDemocracy and Governance

    In 2 Minutes: The Hassan Diab Government and the Lebanon Protests

    Jan 28, 2020

    Imad K. Harb comments on the new Lebanese government headed by Hassan Diab and the future of Lebanon protests.

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    LebanonDemocracy and Governance

    Lebanon’s Protests and Prospects for Change

    Dec 11, 2019

    On December 10, 2019, Arab Center Washington DC (ACW) organized a panel at the National Press Club titled “Lebanon’s Protests and Prospects for Change.”

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    AlgeriaDemocracy and Governance

    Algeria’s Protests and the Prospects for Change

    Apr 4, 2019

    On April 4, 2019, Arab Center Washington DC hosted a panel discussion at the National Press Club titled “Algeria’s Protests and the Prospects for Change.” It f…

  • Video
    JordanDemocracy and Governance

    The Crisis in Jordan: Political and Economic Implications

    Jun 14, 2018

    Arab Center Washington DC held a briefing on the recent protests in Jordan and their implications on regional and international politics. The speakers included…

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