Those of you who have visited Dubai in recent years may relate to what I am going to say: Dubai is in the middle of the desert, and its land, not that long ago, was really worth nothing. Now it is…

Wael Zakout |

There are currently 66 million people forcibly displaced across the globe, 26 million fleeing their countries as refugees and 40 million internally displaced - the worst such crisis since World…

Omer Karasapan |

Our continued belief in the enormous resourcefulness, resilience and sheer drive of young Arab women has yet again been reconfirmed. 

Ayat Soliman, Olivier Lavinal |

في محافظة ديالى بشرق العراق، يربط أحد الجسور بين مدينتي بعقوبة التي تقع على إحدى ضفتي النهر والمقدادية على الضفة الأخرى. قد تعتقد أنه لا شيء يلفت النظر في ذلك، حتى تعرف أن تنظيم الدولة الإسلامية…

إبراهيم دجاني, جوسلين جبور, Nafie Mufid |

In eastern Iraq’s Diyala governorate, a bridge connects two cities—Baquba on one bank of the river and Muqdadya on the other. Nothing remarkable about that, you might think, until you know that…

Ibrahim Dajani, Jocelyne Jabbour, Nafie Mufid |

Dans l’est de l’Iraq, dans le gouvernorat de Diyala, un cours d’eau éponyme sépare les villes de Bakouba et de Mouqdadiyah, mais un pont les relie. Rien de bien remarquable jusque-là. Seulement…

Ibrahim Dajani, Jocelyne Jabbour, Nafie Mufid |

Iraq is a country of riches… it is one of the few countries in the Middle East that has an abundance of mineral resources, in the form of oil and gas, as well as an abundance of water, with the…

Ghassan Alkhoja |

Along the beach in Mondouku, Côte d'Ivoire, a group of fishermen have just returned with their catch. Many of them come from neighboring Ghana, and they tell us that they come to the Ivorian…

Margaret Arnold, Paivi Koskinen-Lewis |

Born in Tunisia, Rym Baouendi left at the age of 18. After passing her Tunisian baccalaureate exam, she attended the National Institute of Applied Sciences (INSA) in Lyon (France) where she…

Web Team |

“You can take the man out of the country, but you can't take the country out of the man.”   A native of Morocco, Hanane Benkhallouk began her career in New York before moving to Dubai in 2005…

Web Team |