New art by young Egyptians aims to jolt viewers out of their worship of strongmen.
Jordan’s attempt to prioritize Syrian and Iraqis refugees leaves its other asylum seekers underserved.
Despite skepticism, Gazans are hopeful about the prospects of unity between Hamas and Fatah.
Through the lens of family patriarchy, an Egyptian play critiques authoritarian structures and society’s apparent willingness to accept them.
The Mleeta museum, meant to glorify Hezbollah’s past successes, has come to highlight the party’s current isolation.
Disillusioned with military rule, Egyptian muralists work together to turn the lens back on the security state and prompt passers-by to reflect on an evolving Egypt.
Iraq’s new Theater Festival signals an end to Baghdad’s cultural isolation, despite security and censorship hurdles that remain from the past few decades.
An ongoing mural project in Cairo prompts viewers to engage in its public expression of Egypt’s heritage and to reflect on the ideas of Egyptian identity, the loss of culture, social division, beauty, and art.