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Interview: Mental Health in the Middle East with Doctor Brigitte Khoury


JMEPP staff writer Lynn Ezzeddine interviewed Dr. Brigitte Khoury, the first psychologist in Lebanon’s most reputable hospital, American University of Beirut Medical Center, and the current president-elect for the international division of the American Psychologist Association. The following discussion covers mental health in the Middle East: stigma, needs, access, and barriers to care. We look […]


Gaza: Past, Present and Future


A panel at the Arab Conference at Harvard explored the past, present, and future of the Gaza Strip.

International Relations and Security
Prince Turki al Faisal at the Munich Security Conference in 2014. Photo by Marc Muller.

Prince Turki Al Faisal tries to project Saudi unity during a time of upheaval


Prince Turki al Faisal spoke at the Arab Conference at Harvard on November 10th, insisting that Saudi Arabia stood united, even during a time of major political upheavals in the kingdom.

Breaking the silence on LGBTQ rights in the Middle East and North Africa


A historic first: the first ever panel on LGBTQ rights in the Middle East and North Africa at the Arab Conference at Harvard.

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