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.
What is a stereotypical ‘Arab man’? Photographer Tamara Abdul Hadi took very different portraits of young men from across the Arab world.Read more
In post-Mubarak Cairo, history is being written on the walls with spray cans, stencils and paint.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
Üit Kıvanç’s black-and-white pictures from Zonguldak, a Black Sea region where coal mines have been operating for almost two centuries, have been taken between 1983 and 1985.Read more
Constance and Philippine Proux’s work focuses on the narratives of displaced Syrians living as refugees in Akkar, a frequently unstable border region.Read more