Mahmoud Said’s oeuvre reflects an engagement with beauty, heritage, and national identity that remains relevant today.
A Palestinian student was barred from studying photojournalism due to her gender. Still, she did not stop to pursue her dream.
At the notorious French refugee camp, a cartoonist brings an unusual perspective to her experience as a volunteer.
An American professor documents the stories of Syrians before and after the revolution, allowing them to speak for themselves.
The Syrian Youth Empowerment initiative guides high-school students in Syria through the U.S. college application process. Its cofounder George Batah explains the importance of Syrians winning scholarships to study in the U.S.
A symposium at the British museum explored how Arab artists are coping as the room they have for expressing themselves dwindles.
A new book explores how jihadists use poetry, music and video to strengthen their cause.
Since the country’s independence, the position of women has been a point of both pride and controversy.
A book by The Guardian’s former migration correspondent tells the personal stories of people forced into exile in Europe by civil war.
Social scientists say analysis and debate, not a crackdown, is the best response to a powerful new protest movement.