Culture & Society


Lebanon’s female graphic designers draw battle lines

Thursday, May. 25, 2017 | Florence Massena, Contributor

Women dominate the graphic design scene in Lebanon, but their work is more valued abroad than at home.

Empowering Egyptian women by turning homes into factories

Wednesday, May. 24, 2017 | Youssra el-Sharkawy, Contributor

A personal tragedy led Gamal Talaat to start a project that boosts the economic power of women and keeps the Egyptian handicrafts industry alive.

Modern architecture meets tradition in Palestine's first planned city

Tuesday, May. 23, 2017 | Ibrahim Abdelhadi, Contributor

The Palestinian city of Rawabi, which combines modernity with Palestinian heritage, hopes to attract tourists from around the world.

Egypt registers its Jewish artifacts

Friday, May. 19, 2017 | Khalid Hassan, Contributor

Egyptian authorities have begun a process to register and protect Jewish cemeteries and synagogues after decades of neglecting them.

Open-air soccer game screenings come to Gaza City

Thursday, May. 18, 2017 | Entsar Abu Jahal, Contributor

A giant screen at al-Qutaibah Square in Gaza City has been showing the UEFA Europa League matches, easing the suffering of Gazans amid the power outage and unemployment crises.

Turkish chef carves out international markets

Tuesday, May. 16, 2017 | Nazlan Ertan, Culture Editor

While Salt Bae, a restaurateur and butcher with 7 million followers on Instagram, prepares to open a steakhouse in New York after opening one in the United Arab Emirates, critics at home chop him to pieces.

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