Nidal Asha is a journalist and lawyer. Based in Iraq she supports several NGOs with her expertise. She explores the increasing fascination with smoking for girls in Iraq. Smoking of all sorts has recently spread among young
Dr Zeynep Kaya, has recently returned from her fieldwork in Erbil and Sulaimaniyah with reference to the role of international organisations supporting efforts to enhance the status of women. She gives here her first impressions on her
What comes to your mind when you hear ‘Middle East’? Let me take a wild guess.. Terrorism, ISIS, Bombs, threats or maybe even danger? Let me introduce myself, I am Amrien Al Suhail. A proud daughter of
By Mustafa Saadoun, Head of Iraqi Human Rights Observatory Investment company worker Samer Mohammed had a long trip home recently, weighed down by the knowledge that he had lost his job and thus his 20,000 IQD salary.
Regular contributor and Islamic finance expert Dr Natalie Schoon, takes a wider perspective, examining a woman’s role in Islam It is un-Islamic for Muslim women to laugh out loud in public. At least, this is what was
2014 has been a great year for Jordanian novelist Dr. Sanaa Al-Shalan, and has seen her win three Arabic awards in different creative fields. Her short story Deepening in Hell gained her the first win; at the