On Identity Politics, and ‘Rapping Your Hijab’

On Identity Politics, and ‘Rapping Your Hijab’

In my daily browsing of social media feeds, I came across a video, via the medium of a celebratory NPR article about Syrian-American female rapper…

ADP, Raseef22 Hold 'Data Journalism in the Arab Region' Focus Group

ADP, Raseef22 Hold 'Data Journalism in the Arab Region' Focus Group

Enhanced open data facilities and increased provision of statistics in the Arab region offer journalists a fresh source of “interesting and new stories” that can…

A Letter to Our Younger Selves on March 15

A Letter to Our Younger Selves on March 15

Waking up on yet another March 15, I think about that younger, more naive version of myself from six long years ago, on the morning…

Painting Explorations of the Ruins of Syria

Painting Explorations of the Ruins of Syria

Paintings by an American artist, contemplate the aftermath of the Syrian conflict.

The Journey of an MSF Nurse in the Central African Republic

The Journey of an MSF Nurse in the Central African Republic

Everybody has a personal reason for joining… I was born under the bombs of the Lebanese civil war. I remember when I was seven years…

Mastering the Art of First Impressions

Mastering the Art of First Impressions

We are all fascinated by the mystery of body language and the power of first impressions. This topic saw its heydays at various points, however…