In the streets of Morocco by Abdellah El Bakri, Morocco – Photo Essay –

FEARLESS - 1 I used to see this old man for quite sometime on my way to school, his face always occupied by his big smile and awkward joy/happiness even when he smokes cigarettes. One day, I went straight up and asked him, "sorry, sir, but aren't you too old to smoke? You know smoking kills". … Continue reading In the streets of Morocco by Abdellah El Bakri, Morocco – Photo Essay –

“Old Town ” of Nablus by Aseel S. Salman, Palestine – Photo Essay –

The most beautiful place in Nablus. On the pictures you can see old buildings,  houses, mosques and shops  that were built many years ago by many civilization like Byzantines and Ottomans. The old city of Nablus called Minor Damascus because it is very similar to Damascus city in its architecture, customs, traditions, accent and a … Continue reading “Old Town ” of Nablus by Aseel S. Salman, Palestine – Photo Essay –

Discover Erbil, by Barez Ahmed, Kurdistan/Iraq -Photo Essay –

These pictures are of Erbil citadel. Erbil citadel is a famous place for tourists in Iraq.   Erbil city  is the capital of Kurdistan. The castle and the citadel are the guardians of centuries of history.  Erbil’s ancient Citadel stands at the center of this fast-growing city. Its high walls ring... the edge of a … Continue reading Discover Erbil, by Barez Ahmed, Kurdistan/Iraq -Photo Essay –

Photos From Around the MENA Region – photo essay pt.1 –

Last week YaLa Alumni participated in a photo challenge. Participants from all over the region, including from Syria, Ghana, Palestine, and Israel, submitted photos from their weekend. Many photos included buildings and architecture, and they are pictured here.

Photos From Around the MENA Region – photo essay pt.2 –

Last week YaLa Alumni participated in a photo challenge. Participants from all over the region, including from Sudan, Morocco, Palestine, and Israel, submitted photos from their weekend. Many photos included nature and animals, and they are pictured here.