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Get to know these influential people in Fanack’s ‘Faces’ section.

Below is a list of the most recently added profiles, move to the sidebar to navigate to the respective countries.

20/03/2017
On 16 Febraury 2017, Nadia Ahmed Abdo has been appointed as the first femal governor in Egypt. Her appointment has been hailed as a victory for women’s emancipation and it proves the government's belief in women's leadership ca...
17/03/2017
In an interview with Newsweek Middle East, al-Mazrui laid out her vision for youth inclusion. She addressed the challenge of bridging the gap between her generation and the government, and, in response to a question about how much...
07/03/2017
Jibril Rajoub is an experienced politician and has good relations with Israel and the Arab states. He is also a military leader with a solid security record and enough charisma to control the Palestinian security services.
24/02/2017
Controversy continued to follow Hassoun when he issued a fatwa (religious ruling) on SANA, Syrian state-owned television, ordering the military to express their rage by exterminating all Syrians in the besieged and divided city of...
15/02/2017
So far Rabinyan has played her cards right, becoming an accomplished writer, an inspiration to struggling authors and an ambassador for Israeli literature on the international stage. She is a bridge between Hebrew and Persian cult...
08/02/2017
Sheikh Mohammed was keen to initiate reforms and transform Dubai into an international trade and tourist hub while also making it less reliant on dwindling oil reserves. He thus launched several initiatives to further the emirate...
12/12/2016
"I want to be liberal. To be free. Freedom is something you choose, from the inside. I don’t wear a headscarf and I have a boyfriend. My life would be perfectly normal somewhere else. But not in Palestine.” Meet Nadia Harhash,...
08/12/2016
In a historic turn of events and after the endorsement of his decade-long rivals in the 14 March alliance, army commander Samir Geagea and Future Movement leader Saad Hariri, Aoun was elected president on 31 October at the 46th el...
30/11/2016
Over four decades of political wrangling and upheaval, Ali Osman Taha has shown that he is not al-Turabi’s creation. His political and leadership abilities have enabled him to stay on the frontlines of the Islamist movement and ...
22/11/2016
The judiciary under Larijani’s leadership has been found to be fraught with widespread corruption, which the supreme leader has acknowledged, resulting in the dismissals of judges and lawyers, and which marks the continued battl...
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