Ces derniers mois, le Liban bruisse de rumeurs sur une éventuelle dévaluation de sa monnaie, et l’extrême endettement du pays n’y aide pas.Read more
The health of the Lebanese pound and the ability of the state to pay back its debt are indeed closely related in the minds of all Lebanese, as the country is deeply indebted.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.
Photographer Nicolas Brodard visits a lonesome and serene nightly Istanbul, the otherwise crowded and noisy Turkish megacity.Read more
Farshid Tighehsaz’s photo essay documents the environmental tragedy of the disappearing Lake Urmia in Iranian Azerbaijan.Read more
Youth group TÖDİ campaigns for university students detained for political reasons, staging protests, monitoring trials and providing information about their situation.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
The project “Humans of Lebanon” aims to capture Lebanon in all its beauty and diversity, to celebrate the country’s diversity by showing its inhabitants.Read more