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.
This photo series by Spanish photographer Dani Lagartofernández gathers portraits of 13 women working actively to attain peace in Palestine and Israel.Read more
Through the idea of civil marriage, photographer Florent Meng focuses on secularism in a country where the only recognised marriage is religious.Read more
“Assorti hit” is a photo essay by Elturan Mammadov paying tribute to the local Azerbaijani musicians.Read more
Among molotovs, burning fires, companionship, emotions and adrenalin on Tahrir, the heart of Cairo.Read more
What is a stereotypical ‘Arab man’? Photographer Tamara Abdul Hadi took very different portraits of young men from across the Arab world.Read more