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Farah-Silvana Kanaan

Farah-Silvana Kanaan

Farah-Silvana Kanaan is a Beirut-based freelance journalist. She formerly worked as a reporter at The Daily Star

Fikra magazine is a community-driven platform made for and made by Palestinians. Publishing works on Palestinian cultural phenomena and psyche, the magazine hopes to reignite Palestinian cultural expression online, unbound by form, space or content.

07 September, 2023

The anti-Arab sentiment is still persistent in Italian politics & society, but a new literary and cultural magazine aims to challenge these damaging stereotypes and orientalist framing by focusing on the everyday lives of those in the Arab world.

28 October, 2021

The degrading comments against Dr Sandrine Atallah on television opened up a wider conversation about the harmful social norms and intrinsic sexism that exists in Lebanese society, writes Farah-Silvana Kanaan.

25 March, 2021

In-depth: Saad Hariri is back by unpopular demand after winning the backing of a narrow majority, almost exactly a year after he resigned amidst an unprecedented civil uprising.

29 October, 2020

Despite dealing with their own hopelessness and guilt, Lebanon's famously vast and intrinsically connected diaspora has sprung into action while its absent government sits idly by.

25 August, 2020

Many young Lebanese feel trapped in a disintegrating country where hope is in short supply.

15 July, 2020

A second wave of protests is sweeping across Lebanon despite the Covid-19 lockdown, reflecting growing desperation in the country amid dire economic conditions.

29 April, 2020