Middle East

Two Female Filmmakers Are Changing Perceptions of the Middle East

It's not uncommon for the media to be saturated with violence when speaking about the Middle East. This narrative echoes through news outlets around t... Read More »

These Middle Eastern Women Are Making Female Athleticism Part of Their Culture

In an article about "the courage and perseverance of female athletes in one of the last regions on Earth to celebrate them," we hear the inspiring sto... Read More »

5 Episodes You Must See From the Talk Show Changing the Tide in the Middle East

MAKER and Iraqi humanitarian Zainab Salbi is breaking ground with her talk show "The Nida'a Show," translated as "The Calling" — and no topic is off l... Read More »

This New Book Highlights Iran's Promising Feminist Movement

As an Islamic state that limits its citizen's freedom of speech and expre ion, it's difficult to uphold Iran as a global model for activism. But despi... Read More »