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Nafeesa Syeed

Nafeesa Syeed is a freelance writer and editor based in Washington, DC. She spent four years as a staff writer with The Associated Press, reporting on domestic and international news. From South Asia to North Africa, she has worked as an independent multimedia journalist for several publications. She is currently co-writing a book on Arab women entrepreneurs.

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Outside Taksim,
Turkey Faces Polarization

By  Nafeesa Syeed | Thu, Jun 6, 2013
Women wearing headscarves report being harassed.

Istanbul Protesters: 'We Are Here
For Our Freedom'

By  Nafeesa Syeed | Sun, Jun 2, 2013
Protesters in Istanbul declare that the current demonstrations are just a start in expressing frustration over Turkish government policies.

Tunisian Youth Disillusioned
With Politics

By  Nafeesa Syeed | Thu, May 23, 2013
Young Tunisian independent activists are sitting out party politics and looking for other outlets of change.

Ghannouchi Defends
Islamist Rule in Tunisia

By  Nafeesa Syeed | Fri, Mar 29, 2013
Rachid Ghannouchi, leader of Tunisia's ruling Ennahda party, insists that Islam and democracy can coexist and even thrive in his country, Nafeesa Syeed reports.

Tunisian Opposition Leader:
Islamists Fail at Consensus

By  Nafeesa Syeed | Fri, Mar 29, 2013
Beji Caid Essebsi accused the Ennahda of hamstringing the country after the revolution, insisting that the ruling party's Islamist ideology prevents it from building broader consensus, writes Nafeesa Syeed.
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