Tribal Art: Collaging Authentic Pieces from Around the World

In a simple black dress, Yasmine Dabbous wears a colorful necklace. She has three silver rings on her fingers, all of which she handcrafted. She digs into her boxes and drawers very carefully to find the authentic vintage metals and textiles she has collected from around the world. She raises them to the light to […]

ARIJ: Watchdog Journalism that Holds the Powerful to Account

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Photos by Ala’a Sukhni, ARIJ “Against the odds, investigative journalism persists in the Middle East,” beams a headline in the Columbia Journalism Review, the leading publication for media industry professionals and academics. And one organization of watchdogs—Arab Reporters for Investigative Journalism—is largely responsible. ARIJ Executive Director Rana Sabbagh, a key figure in the Amman-based organization’s history, says, “We won’t remain silent bystanders. […]