Here is a list with our favourite all-time reads, from each of Mashallah’s co-founders and current and former editors. Enjoy!Read more
Après des années de lutte avec leurs anciens patrons, le collectif Özgür Kazova gère une usine textile et aspire à créer un modèle de travail équitable.Read more
More than a tool for reflecting what is, language is also a means of producing the real. It also has subversive potential – the ability to speak new kinds of selves, communities and solidarities into being, to resurrect mute narratives and resuscitate those that are running out of breath.
The night has a special kind of intimacy. A slower pace, a sense that time is moving in other directions. Places turn unfamiliar in the dark; people look different, do things differently. The night is a pause from life during the day, but also a world entirely of its own.
What alternative Middle Easts have existed, are existing and, perhaps one day, could exist within and beyond differently imagined borders? ROUTES brings together narratives that will (literally) guide readers down forgotten, hidden and potential paths to erased, obscured and proposed Middle Easts.
From political satire to absurd jokes, from cartoons to stand-up comedy, amidst the political turmoil, humour is taking new forms across the region.
For the first time ever, Mashallah features new fiction from the region: six emerging writers look at the ‘fate’ and potential futures of the Middle East.
Graphic designer and cartoonist Bahia Beauvais likes to tell stories about her couscous-infused, culturally mixed, childhood.Read more
Al Khazzan Park on Safa Road in Dubai disappeared a while ago – but the tall water tower built in the 1980s remains.Read more
Us, the humans, with our ability to destroy and build, but at the same time to dream, fear or love — this is what inspires Maria Kassab’s art.Read more
If Istanbul is a living organism, then Istiklal Avenue in Beyoğlu is its heart. You find it pumping day and night. Photo essay by Gregory Dziedzic.Read more
Discover this selection of photos from Jerusalem-based photographer Tanya Habjouqa’s series “Women of Gaza”.Read more