Middle East | Institute for War and Peace Reporting

Middle East

Journalists trained by IWPR produce news, analysis, and comment pieces on the issues that affect their countries and communities.

Global Voices

24 Nov 15
"Something inside me refuses to believe that Ismail is gone. I live in hope that some day he will be released."
20 Nov 15
Handful of medics and volunteers fight to keep healthcare provision going.
20 Nov 15
Russia’s desire to increase its military role in Armenian airspace may be connected to differences with Turkey on Syria.
Zaina Erhaim in Aleppo, Syria. (Photo courtesy of Zaina Erhaim)
19 Nov 15
Writer and trainer Zaina Erhaim is honoured again for her work in the war zone.
Bridge connecting Afghan border town of Hairatan with Uzbekistan. (Photo: Qayum Babak)
18 Nov 15
Tashkent likely to be more amenable to regional security cooperation, but may still shun formal defence pact.
18 Nov 15
A young woman's outspoken courage costs her her life.
Still from Syria's Rebellious Women films directed by Zaina Erhaim.
15 Nov 15
Documentaries follow individuals who are determined to make a difference in the face of impossible odds.
Adjusting to life in Armenia will take time. (Photo: Armine Martirosyan)
13 Nov 15
Local community asks for government backing for its efforts to help those arriving from Iraq.
Commemoration at the Armenian Genocide Memorial in Yerevan, April 24, 2013. (Photo: Photolure agency)
12 Nov 15
Turkey celebrates, but Armenian government also finds positives to take away.
Roadsigns urging women to comply with niqab rules. (Photo: Habib Zafi)
11 Nov 15
Female travellers issued with "niqab" veils to avoid trouble at militant checkpoints.