A sign at the entrance of Kamed El Loz refugee camp in Lebanon’s Bekaa valley promises to solve water issues but residents say they have been abandoned.Read more
In northern Tunisia, seaside Tabarka has played a central role in coral fishing and cross-Mediterranean trade since at least the 15th century. Today, red coral continues to be traded across the sea, despite reef degradation and the informal workings of coral trade networks.Read more
In 2010, with great fanfare, Turkey inaugurated a ferry route between Mersin and Lebanon’s Tripoli, a first between the two countries. It was hailed as an important milestone in Turkey’s strategy of renewed engagement with former Ottoman territories. The latter failed but the ferry line managed to survive.Read more
The Mediterranean is more than a water body. Its shores and inhabitants are interlinked by centuries of exchange.
What happens to the mind and soul when we move places? In times of global immobility and isolation, what does the word migration mean beyond movement?
ماذا يحدث للعقل والروح عندما ننتقل من مكان إلى آخر؟ وفي زمن الجمود والعزلة حول العالم، ما الذي قد تعنيه كلمة الهجرة خارج حدود الحركة والتنقل؟
A neighbour, a person living by our side. We may differ in manners and ideas of how things should be done, but we will always stay closely connected.
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.
Karen Klink is a Barcelona-based Lebanese artist whose radiant and bright illustrations, situated somewhere between the childlike and the paranormal, transfers you to wonderland.Read more
Jaber Alazmeh, born but no longer living in Syria, photographs his own and his country’s painfully inflicted wounds.Read more
Le photographe français Florent Meng s’est interrogé sur la laïcité à travers l’idée du mariage civil au Liban, où seul le mariage religieux est reconnu.Read more
Vintage photos of when electricity was brought to the Beqaa in eastern Lebanon, discovered in a pile at Beirut’s flea market Souk al Ahad.Read more
“Photography is my first immune weapon against amnesia and the tough situation,” says self-taught photographer Obaid Allah from Yarmouk in Syria.Read more