April 21, 2017
The recent deadly chemical attack on Syria and the subsequent tomahawk missile retaliation shows no immediate end to the now six-year-long...
Poetry
March 6, 2017
Night Walk Beneath the cotton-candy pink in the plume of a tire fire, one man’s beard is peeling off. One looks like a clown, leans on a...
blog
October 27, 2016
October 27 marks the 85th birthday of celebrated Egyptian feminist, writer and doctor, Nawal El Saadawi. With a bibliography consisting of...
Conversations
April 20, 2016
Far from embracing nonviolence as a moral imperative, Mark and Paul Engler argue for its strategic application in political conflict for a...
Art
January 25, 2016
Today marks five years since the Egyptian people launched the mass movement, galvanized around the occupation of Cairo’s Tahrir Square,...
Conversations
December 14, 2015
There’s a map of the Middle East that hangs in the Leila Heller Gallery today, and upon entering the room, it’s hard to avoid its sparkle...
Reviews
May 8, 2015
Recently, the world had the distinct pleasure of being able to see a viral video that has surely changed the face of YouTube for...
Opinion
December 4, 2014
Bahrain, an absolute monarchy and a US-designated major no-NATO ally (MMNA), is nonetheless considered by the US government to be a...
Poetry
March 3, 2015
Author's Introduction: I came to Cairo shortly after the 2011 revolution, and have watched it unravelling ever since. Having been a...