If you want an Apple, you have to plant a Tree  – إذا أردت تفاحأ فعليك أن تزرع شجرة تفاح

By Mahmoud H, Palestine In our environment, we care about agriculture a lot, and our ancestors cared, even more, they took care of trees and planted them carefully, leaving the good reaps its own good fruit. They cared more about the trees and agriculture than they cared about the fruit, but their faithfulness gave them … Continue reading If you want an Apple, you have to plant a Tree  – إذا أردت تفاحأ فعليك أن تزرع شجرة تفاح

”And wondering about our persistence to live”

By  Mohammed  M,  Gaza,  Palestine I went to the market, for an emergency. Quickly, I got dressed. I don’t know why I didn’t look back at the mirror this time, As I usually do. Habitually I check myself in the mirror once and twice Before I go out. This has nothing to do with my … Continue reading ”And wondering about our persistence to live”

Towards a new environmental strategy: Morocco’s National plan to increase the use of eco-cars by 2021

By Sara HADDOU AMAR, PhD As part of the National Strategy for Sustainable Development, and Morocco's efforts to reduce its environmental footprint by 2030, the Moroccan government is seeking to increase the percentage of hybrid or electric cars in the country. The plan is to gradually change its car arsenal by 30% in 2021, replacing old … Continue reading Towards a new environmental strategy: Morocco’s National plan to increase the use of eco-cars by 2021

International Day of Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition

By Hadeel, Palestine Being traded and treated as a slave is the worst humiliation one can imagine, and the slave trade is one of the most heinous crimes the world is still trying to eradicate. Every human is bestowed with humanity from the moment of their birth. But it is in the human nature of … Continue reading International Day of Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition

ما جد في التاريخ – الفصل الأول من أولها … امجد جيز

مللت من السنوات التي تمر من عمري بلا فائدة وبلا جدوى، أيام تتكرر وتعيد نفسها بلا توقف، كل ما يزيد في حياتنا ويتقدم فقط هو السن وكعادتنا لا يرضينا حكم حاكمنا ولا نرى فيه سوى أنه يزداد سوءً عن غيره، فقد يمر به بصيص أمل لكن السوء هو الأبرز والأكثر، مرت في حياتي ثلاث حكومات … Continue reading ما جد في التاريخ – الفصل الأول من أولها … امجد جيز

Exile by Behzad Miran, Syria (Arabic follows English)

At the end of Autumn 2015, I was on the Turkish-Bulgarian border with 5 other young Syrians, whom I had met in the alleys and cafes of Istanbul while we were all searching for smugglers to take us to Europe. We became companions of the trail, but we weren’t sure we had much in common. … Continue reading Exile by Behzad Miran, Syria (Arabic follows English)

Confessions of a Woman, Maryanne Samy, Egypt

My first confession The day: January 17 The year: 2016 It’s 5:16 am my time I am waking up from a nightmare right now I haven't been a good "woman" in society here I have repelled every social norm, I broke every rule And I confess now that the worst drawback in my country is … Continue reading Confessions of a Woman, Maryanne Samy, Egypt