Stories about Middle East & North Africa from December, 2013
At least six people died, and many more were wounded, in a blast that targeted former Lebanese Finance Minister Mohamed Chatah in downtown Beirut.
“There is no Hamid the photographer without the revolution. Hopefully there will still be one when the revolution ends.”
Amidst all the sad and violent news coming out of Yemen, we managed to dig out a few news items that you might have missed.
A nation's distress can be described in a single artwork better than a million words. Here is how Syrian artists celebrated Christmas.
The "Humans of" movement has gone viral, covering our planet city by city. The Middle East and North Africa has proven to be no exception, writes Joey Ayoub.
Molhem Barakat, a freelance photographer working for Reuters, was reportedly killed while covering a fight between and Bashar Al-Assad’s forces and rebels in Aleppo’s Al-Kindi Hospital. He was 18.
A popular smart phone application that enables access to social media is now blocked in Iran.
Bahraini blogger Manaf Al Muhandis tweets from a sermon before Friday prayers in Bahrain, in which the preacher declares that celebrating National Day is a sin.
Darayya's Free Women have engaged in numerous protests and initiatives since the beginning of the Syrian uprising, in the spring of 2011. Today, they work from exile - and prison.
Pablo de Soto's research project discusses the control governments have over societies' shared goods, and establishes a connection between the commons and production as collectively owned resources.