Ronia Dubbaneh

Ronia Dubbaneh is currently pursuing her Bachelor of Arts at the University of Maryland in English Language and Literature, with a minor in Religious Studies. She spent her junior year of college in Sheffield, England, where she was able to travel to nine different countries. After having caught the international travel bug, she hopes to spend some time in the Middle East specializing in the Arabic language.

Egypt: The Presidential Race

May 22, 2012

Egypt’s presidential elections take place on May 23 and May 24 and hold significant implications for the country's future. Background In 1956, Gamal Abdel-Nasser was elected as Egyptian President with 99.9% of the vote, as the only candidate running. This was directly after a new constitution had been issued, which...

The Transition of Yemen

February 19, 2012

A summary of the events which have affected Yemen since the start of the ongoing revolution. One year ago, Yemenis began a tumultuous and catastrophic uprising against their government. The revolution, which began in February 2011, was inspired by the Tunisian and Egyptian revolts.