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Middle East

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

IWPR provides a multilingual platform for journalists who would otherwise have no outlet. Multimedia and text stories cover the themes of IWPR’s project activities, from human rights to good governance, conflict to inclusive societies.

Story production is an integral part of IWPR’s training methodology, as on-the-job mentoring builds massively on formal training courses.

Global Voices

New look website for Damascus Bureau. (Image by placeit.net)
3 Mar 15
“I didn’t know it was this hard to write your memories down,” contributing writer says.
23 Feb 15
Reflections on a childhood in the Syrian city of Raqqa, now under the control of Islamic State.
23 Feb 15
One woman’s continued support for revolutionaries in the Syrian city of Idlib.
23 Feb 15
Women face great perils just to go about their business in an Islamic State stronghold in Syria.
Alexei Malashenko. (Photo: Carnegie Moscow Centre)
6 Feb 15
Syrian jihad won’t be replicated by returning combatants, but fundamentalist ideals are long-established in Central Asia and won’t go away, regional expert says.
5 Feb 15
Commentators blame poverty and lack of education.
21 Jan 15
Across the border in Turkey, increasing demand and local resentment are making accommodation hard to find.
The central square in Talmans in Syria's Idlib province. (Photo: Manaf Hashash)
16 Jan 15
Since the civil war started in 2011, thousands have tried to make the punishing journey but only a few succeed.
7 Jan 15
Female leaders from seven countries given skills to conceptualise and plan work on political participation and rights.
7 Jan 15
Training opens police officers' eyes to the importance of community outreach.