Rights activists warn of an alarming turn toward repressive tactics.
Mark Sykes and François Georges-Picot drew the map of the modern Middle East during World War I. To this day, we’re still fighting over imaginary lines.
Stories about migration could fill endless bookshelves — but here are a few more, retrieved from the edge of the map.
This gay lawyer turned activist says success in the Arab world rests on not following the West’s playbook.
Beirutis love their hummus and baba ghanoush, but if you ask an in-the-know local for food advice, this sandwich is tops.
the best of the rest
- Good Sh*t
When you want to stuff your face properly, start with the street.
- Rising Stars
Rima Jabado is racing to save sharks in the Arabian seas — before it’s too late.