The context Jeddah brings by Javaria Yaqoub – Saudia Arabia

It was the October of 1999 and the Prime Minister of Pakistan was on trial for kidnapping, attempted murder, hijacking and terrorism, and corruption. In the following days, his head-counsel was gunned down, and a death penalty was awaited. The man running against him was Pervez Musharraf the four-star army general, Sharif had appointed as … Continue reading The context Jeddah brings by Javaria Yaqoub – Saudia Arabia

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They were Not the Enemy by Wassim Najjar, Tunisia

It was a relatively hot day for a winter; everything was calm as usual, the city sinking into its routine. He was seventeen at that time. He had heard rumors from friends in other districts, the media did not podcast a thing about the issue, but I felt it coming, tension was in the air … Continue reading They were Not the Enemy by Wassim Najjar, Tunisia

Check Your Email by Yaniv, Israel

It all started about a year ago. I received another one of those emails calling Jerusalemites to invest some of their time in order to promote an idea or another. Naturally, I ignored the email completely. Why was this interesting to me? What do I have to do with social activism and volunteering just because … Continue reading Check Your Email by Yaniv, Israel

Death and All His Friends – YaLa in Jordan

Nothing prepares you for that moment when someone looks you in the eye and tells you they have lost a loved one to this war. No psychology degree can teach you how to keep your lungs and heart going when you know you've got nothing… Nothing to say or do that could bring their mother, … Continue reading Death and All His Friends – YaLa in Jordan

Family…where life begins and love never ends by Ali Bali, Tunisia

Everything started in 2013, I was not a sociable person when it came to my family, and I always ran away from meeting my relatives. Most of the time when we have special events, like a family party and family reunion, I would close my room and I stay by myself with loud music to … Continue reading Family…where life begins and love never ends by Ali Bali, Tunisia