By Imen, Tunisia I took these photos in the lovely Medina of Tunis, my favorite place in the city. In these photos, you can see a young Tunisian guy who is working hard at a traditional job, which he inherited from his father. He's doing it with love and passion, and he was … Continue reading Traditional Tunis
By Paula Where chaos and faith are found in every corner: Jerusalem This is just one example of the important work produced by YaLa’s citizen journalists, a program funded by the European Union’s Peacebuilding Initiative in order to enable young leaders from across the Middle East and North Africa to document and … Continue reading Chaos & Faith
by Rowan - Gaza, Palestine These are pictures of a city that is frequently mentioned on the news, often sad news, wars, siege, power and water cuts... This is my beautiful city of Gaza, part of the state of Palestine, with an area of 360 square kilometers, with a population of approximately 2 million. I … Continue reading I am part of this city, and it is part of me
Movements of the Tripoli streets are unaffected by life in Libya, or lack thereof in this case. Every day is a new day. We thank God for what we are given, we drive our children to school, we buy the groceries our wives ordered, we do our tedious jobs and... and we make lemonade.
Zababdeh ( My village ) is a Palestinian town in the northern West Bank located 15 kilometers (9.3 miles) southeast of Jenin and 2 kilometers (1.2 miles) from the Arab American University. The village of Zababdeh is home to about 3,000 inhabitants and is the only majority-Christian village in the northern West Bank, ruins found … Continue reading Zababdeh by George Da, Palestine
Last week YaLa Alumni participated in a photo challenge. Participants from all over the region, including from Syria, Ghana, Palestine, and Israel, submitted photos from their weekend. Many photos included buildings and architecture, and they are pictured here.
Whenever a friend asks me, what should I do to know the real Cairo ? My answer is simple: Get lost in the street, you will learn about the food, the traditions, the culture, the lifestyle but most importantly, the Spirit. Photo 1: No matter what happens, there is always a light in the middle of … Continue reading The Streets of Cairo by Yasmine Bougueche, Algeria – photo essay –