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· January, 2019

Stories about Middle East & North Africa from January, 2019

19 January 2019

Jordan stalls on official poverty statistics amid tax law controversy

Reports on poverty in Jordan have been absent since 2010, putting the government under fire for answers.

17 January 2019

Facing targeted attacks, Yemen's Christian minority struggles to survive

"Galileo" is a Yemeni who converted to Christianity three years ago. He's been arrested and tortured, and is now living in fear for his life.

Nigerien man stranded at Ethiopian airport for months

"I slept on the chairs, sometimes I slept in the mosque, I didn’t take shower for two months because [the] airport [has] no place for a shower."

16 January 2019

Syrian refugees in Lebanon face brutal snow storms and inhumane conditions at camps

"People are sick. Everywhere there is water. We cannot sleep at night. All night we sit and watch the kids and we cannot do anything for them."

14 January 2019

How a Syrian photo collective is resisting Assad's narrative from within

"Through our stories we work hard to portray the current situation of the Syrian streets as it is, through the eyes of its people, reflecting how they feel."

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