Ahead Towards Tomorrow by Samaa, Egypt

Some winds come at unexpected moments, blinding your vision with disturbing dust. You can hear the destructive sounds but you are in the middle of nowhere. With eyes opened it seems EVERYTHING HAS COLLAPSED! After my high school graduation in Alexandria City, I was so excited with the idea of going to university. I kept … Continue reading Ahead Towards Tomorrow by Samaa, Egypt

Where Else Can We Go? By Mariam Al-Dhubhani – Yemen

On April 20, 2015, one of the Saudi-led coalition airstrikes hit the Faj Attan neighborhood in Sana’a, Yemen, the hardest. It was the wake-up call for me that this was not going to end anytime soon. The state of denial that we were living in for about six months of the crisis and division among … Continue reading Where Else Can We Go? By Mariam Al-Dhubhani – Yemen

Memories of University Challenge by George Dabies – Palestine

I'm writing now to tell you a story which had a major effect on my life; this story talks about the moment I changed my major when I was at university. I have been interested in English literature all my life, I swore up and down that I was never going to change my major, … Continue reading Memories of University Challenge by George Dabies – Palestine

The bright side of bullying by Arij – Tunisia

We were in Arabic class. I was in my 2nd year of secondary school and it was one of my favourite classes. I couldn't help myself from contributing in the various discussions that took place in room 21 of Ibn Rashik Secondary School. I was sitting in the second desk of the right row. There … Continue reading The bright side of bullying by Arij – Tunisia

A light of Hope by H. – Gaza, Palestine

When I recall that year and how exactly it passed by, I am not sure if I should smile, sigh, or feel sorry. The year 2012 was the start of everything for me. I graduated in 2007, and since I’ve applied and participated in various programmes that were implemented for the new graduates. Not one … Continue reading A light of Hope by H. – Gaza, Palestine

The Ever-Moving Kind by Ala Oueslati – Tunisia

The world has never been as connected as it is today. We defied space – and soon maybe time – and made it easier than ever to cross border, travel thousands of miles away, discover a land far away from home, and meet people different from us. This is the world we have known for … Continue reading The Ever-Moving Kind by Ala Oueslati – Tunisia

Check Your Email by Yaniv, Israel

It all started about a year ago. I received another one of those emails calling Jerusalemites to invest some of their time in order to promote an idea or another. Naturally, I ignored the email completely. Why was this interesting to me? What do I have to do with social activism and volunteering just because … Continue reading Check Your Email by Yaniv, Israel