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Farid Farid is a journalist and scholar based in Berlin. His work has appeared in Le Monde Diplomatique, Al Jazeera English, the Sydney Morning Herald and the New Statesman.

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Prince Ali and the bid to clean up Fifa

29 May, 2015

Analysis: The Jordanian vice-president of football's world governing body is riding a wave of support as international legal pressure mounts on Fifa's top leaders.

Big Brother keeps getting bigger in Arab world

12 May, 2015

Blog: Online activities are being targeted by state security, while access to information is being restricted as governments across the Arab world crack down on activism.

Mediterranean deaths: searching for an answer

20 April, 2015

Analysis: The deaths of up to 1,100 people in a week has pushed Mediterranean people-smuggling up the political agenda. But no one appears ready to act, says Farid Farid.

The human tragedy in Tunis

02 April, 2015

Feature: Tunisians ask how the state allowed the massacre at Bardo, while friends of one of the gunman question his switch from "wine and women" to murder.

Houthis remain defiant as Saudi-led bombings enter seventh day

01 April, 2015

Analysis: The Zaydi Shia group has vowed to "defend itself" as civilian fatalities mount.

Families of Copts murdered in Libya recount their torment

24 February, 2015

Feature: Egyptian relatives of those beheaded by the Islamic State group mourn their loss, but give thanks the ordeal is over.

Hope in a spraycan: Egypt's street artists keep tagging

03 February, 2015

Feature: Graffiti artists draw on their experiences to paint a brighter future.

Greste's release sets social media ablaze

01 February, 2015

Blog: Social media buzzing with news of Peter Greste's release and thoughts for his colleagues who remain in jail.

Shimaa el-Sabagh remembered in new protest

29 January, 2015

Blog: Vigil for the ‘martyr of flowers’ who was killed on 25 January as reported by those who were there via social media.

Faten Hamama: A critical mourning

18 January, 2015

The lady of the Arab screen represented the qualities of a bygone era of modernist elegance and Cairene cosmopolitanism. She was at once determined and steely while exuding a certain style.

Racial fissures as Dresden struggles with Pegida’s popularity

15 January, 2015

Less than a week after the Paris attacks, this week’s Pegida march in Dresden saw a record turn-out for the German anti-immigrant movement. The city's Muslims are wary.

Murder in Paris: social media on Charlie Hebdo attack

07 January, 2015

Al-Araby al-Jadeed tracks the social media response to the events in Paris.

Farid Farid
Farid Farid

Farid Farid is a journalist and scholar based in Berlin. His work has appeared in Le Monde Diplomatique, Al Jazeera English, the Sydney Morning Herald and the New Statesman.

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