Through art, film and education, Watanili is a grassroots initiatives which is working to give traumatised Syrian kids a dose of normal childhood.
Despite the racism contained in Tintin and other classic children’s tales, I believe that children should be exposed to them.
Gazans Amer and Saleh felt “condemned to failure”, so they decided to escape to Europe. Sadly, their aborted endeavour ended in narrowly averted death.
In the Middle East, there appears to be a link between autocracy and low taxes. Would higher taxation lead to greater representation or repression?
With rubble Gaza’s only growth industry, people are unable to pick up the pieces of their broken lives, face psychological ruin and dream of escape.
Living with disability is always a challenge but if you’re a Palestinian living under Israeli occupation you are doubly handicapped.
The replacement of one snobbish justice minister in Egypt with another who believes judges are lords and masters shows how deep elitism runs.
Though halal sex may sound as logical as kosher bacon, it does make its own sense. Some Muslims are utilising the concept to break the taboo around sex.
Mosul’s youth are desperate, disillusioned and terrified because “ISIS will never let us have a future, we could die any second.”
Before ISIS began targeting Iraq’s minorities and cultural heritage, it set to work veiling women in a new dark age, reversing decades of hard-won gains.