15 #ArabProblems that will continue to exist in the next decade
They say "change is the only constant" but have they actually been to the Arab world? There are certain customs, traditions, mindsets, and stereotypes that have fortunately or unfortunately stuck around as time progressed.
As we enter the new year, there are some elements that we don't necessarily think will change over the next decade in the region — whether it's for good or bad reason.
From seeing Arabs through an orientalist lens to stuffing threads and needles into empty butter cookie boxes, here are a few things that Arabs will most likely suffer from or cling to in the next 10 years: