I still remember when we were refugees in Iran, there was a cultural event they called it Nawroz or the Nawroz celebration. On the evening of March 21st, people gathered, coming from miles away from the camps, collected wood and started a huge fire. My father wore a brown cloth and took me and my … Continue reading Nawroz Celebration By Akar, Kurdistan-Iraq – Photo Essay –
Being a feminist nowadays requires more than just believing and advocating for gender equality. It requires determination and patience in order to be able to confront the anti-feminist ideologies and stay true to one’s values. My name is Ala Oueslati, and I am a feminist and gender equality advocate from Tunisia. As we all know, … Continue reading Unchaining Feminism By Ala Oueslati, Tunisia
Visit Palestine with our Citizen Journalist Younes.
From the north of Damascus to the south of Ola, and from the east of Sham and Naqab to Gaza and Sinai, they built an Empire. The Nabateans were smart people. They worked on copper mining , agriculture, and trade. They established sophisticated systems and lifestyles in this region thousands of years ago. At the time, these … Continue reading Nabatean Civilization by Ashraf, Palestine – photo essay –
The ancient side of Tunisia As everyone knows Tunisia is situated in the north of Africa which has made it in constant contact with other civilizations like Arabic, European, Berber and more. Thanks to this diversity, our culture and traditions are a mix of the basics of Arabs and the modernity of Europeans. While having … Continue reading A Walk in Tunisia by Mohamed Omar Attaaoui, Tunisia – photo essay –