• 2015-08-02 18:35

    Day 7: Eye of the refugee by Mu Al Kashef. Eye of the refugee (Courtesy Mu Al Kashef) Day 6: The matrix by Karim Shafei. The Matrix (Courtesy Karim Shafei) Day 5: End of the road by Moataz Elzoghby. End of the road (Courtesy Moataz Elzoghby) Day 4:...
  • 2015-08-01 20:05

    The Mada culture desk was starkly divided as to which events to attend this week. The engine of the cultural scene is returning to full velocity, but it’s still summer — so after several weeks’ break, are we refreshed enough to eagerly return to...
  • 2015-08-01 15:24

    With both celebratory commentary and reporting on the staunch security plan surrounding the inauguration of the Suez Canal on August 6, the nation's new mega-project is simultaneously a site for national pride and fear of terrorist attacks for local...
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  • Poverty and lack of alternative opportunities has pushed many people living on the borders of Iraq, Syria and Iran (Kurdistan) to smuggle goods, despite the grave risks associated with doing so.

    Kurdish Smugglers

  • Farah (26), in her sitting room in Ariana, northern Tunisia.Xeroderma Pigmentosum, or XP, is a

    Children of the moon

  • untitled-3Sinai, the land of extremes, is mostly in the headlines these days due to land disputes, drug t

    The orchard keepers

  • On a mission to show what the streets of Saudi Arabia are really like, electrician Zuhair Ahmad set himself a challenge to visit 20 cities. Ahmad’s images of everyday life reveal a Saudi Arabia that he says many don’t know exist.

    Saudi Streets