MENASourceMar 24, 2023
Black Iraqis have been invisible for a long time. Their vibrant culture and struggle must be recognized.
By Sarah Zaaimi
Black Iraqis are not only living on the geographical margins of urban agglomerations but also on the margins of society and its structures.
MENASourceMar 16, 2023
I was once denied an education in Iraq. This is why the Taliban’s prohibition on female education matters.
By Nibras Basitkey
As an Iraqi refugee who understands the importance of education, I recognize that achieving gender parity in education is critical for Afghanistan’s long-term economic growth and prosperity.
MENASourceMar 6, 2023
Afrocentrism is trending in the Maghreb. It’s because Sub-Saharan migrants are rewriting their narrative.
By Sarah Zaaimi
North Africa undoubtedly faces a serious migration problem that will continue to aggravate if not addressed regarding its social, cultural, and historical dimensions and root causes.
MENASourceMar 2, 2023
Meyce Alauddin: The WIn fellowship ‘helped and empowered me’
By Meyce Alauddin
'As a Saudi female entrepreneur running a business in the MENA region for over eight years, I have seen the evolution in overall participation and business processes firsthand.'
Event RecapFeb 28, 2023
A conversation with Fuad Hussein, deputy prime minister and minister of foreign affairs of the Republic of Iraq
By Mahnaz Vahdati
On February 15, 2023, the Atlantic Council’s Iraq Initiative hosted His Excellency Fuad Hussein, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Iraq, for a conversation with Abbas Kadhim, Director of the Iraq Initiative within the Atlantic Council’s Middle East Programs.