harpoonataventure:

Diab Alkarssifi’s lost archive of Lebanese and Arab photographs is brought to light in a new book by Ania Dabrowska.

Dabrowska, a London-based artist, discovered then-homeless Alkarssifi’s vast catalogue of photographs taken when he lived in Lebanon during the 1970s and eary 1980s. More information on the collection and book can be found here.

Signing another year’s worth of loans and realizing that the only thing greater than the sum total of my loans is the sum total of my depression

lawyeringprospects:

lawschoolproblems:

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i-arabic:

هديل الحضيف

i-arabic:

هديل الحضيف

sunfoundation:

Most common London surnames mapped

James Cheshire, a geography lecturer at the University College London, mapped common surnames in London.

sunfoundation:

Most common London surnames mapped

James Cheshire, a geography lecturer at the University College London, mapped common surnames in London.

theroyalnonsense:

SHOUT OUT TO ALL MY GIRLS WITH THE RED LINES UNDER THEY NAMES!

stuffwhitepeopleask:

my mother ran into a lady at the mall who is christian iraqi from Baghdad and they started reminiscing about a time when everyone got along and they didnt even know their neighbors religion unless it was a holiday and in that case they shared food and gifts.

lastuli:

Illustrated poetry: ‘Oh rascal children of Gaza’

Rafah-born author and poet Khaled Juma wrote a heartbreaking tribute to the children of the Gaza Strip amidst the missiles striking his hometown. At least 506 Palestinian children have been killed since Israel commenced its latest invasion of Gaza on July 8, 2014

Photograph #1: A Palestinian boy, who fled with his family from their home during Israeli air strikes, bathes his brother at a United Nations-run school in the Jabalya Refugee Camp in the northern Gaza Strip on July 31, 2014. The school is a designated shelter for Palestinians who were displaced by Israel’s offensive. Photo credit: Mohammed Salem

Photograph #2: A Palestinian girl reacts at the scene of an explosion carried out by the Israeli military that killed at least eight children and wounded 40 more in a public garden in Gaza City on July 28, 2014. Photo credit: Finbarr O’Reilly

Photograph #3: A traumatized Palestinian child is comforted by a man arranging care for him in a hospital in Gaza City following an Israeli air strike on July 9, 2014. Photo credit: Momen Faiz

Photograph #4: A Palestinian child pulls out toys from a box at a local market in Gaza City during a temporary ceasefire on August 6, 2014. Palestinian and Israeli delegations met in Cairo with Hamas demanding an end to the siege on Gaza and Israel demanding a demilitarization of the territory. Photo credit: Lefteris Pitarakis

Photograph #5: A Palestinian boy sleeps at a United Nations-run school in Gaza City on July 14, 2014, after fleeing with his family from their home in Beit Lahya. Photo credit: Mohammed Salem

Photograph #6: Doctors tend to injured children while a young girl sitting on her mother’s lap cries at a hospital in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip on August 4, 2014. Photo credit: Eyad El Baba

Photograph #7: A Palestinian girl cries while being treated at a hospital in Beit Lahya following after sustaining injuries from an Israeli air strike on a United Nations school in the Jabalya Refugee Camp on July 30, 2014. Photo credit: Khalil Hamra

Photograph #8: Two Palestinians girls celebrate the first day of Eid Al-Fitr on the grounds of a United Nations school in the Jabalya Refugee Camp in the northern Gaza Strip on July 28, 2014. Their families are among the dozens that have fled their homes and sought refuge in the school. Normally, Muslim families in Palestine celebrate Eid Al-Fitr by visiting one another and gifting children with new clothes and shoes. Photo credit: Khalil Hamra

Photograph #9: One-and-a-half year old Razel Netzlream was killed after she was fatally hit by shrapnel from an Israeli air strike on an adjacent home the previous day. Her father carries her body to the funeral in Khan Younis on July 18, 2014. Photo credit: Alessio Romenzi

Photograph 10: A portrait of Shahed Quishta, 8, is fixed to a pillar in her home in Beit Lahya on August 16, 2014, after an Israeli tank fired a shell into the living room. She was killed on July 22, 2014. Photo credit: Khalil Hamra

ard-al-burtuqal:

Black Panthers, Palestinian delegation at the Pan-African Cultural Festival held in Algiers [1969] Via kawrage

ard-al-burtuqal:

Black Panthers, Palestinian delegation at the Pan-African Cultural Festival held in Algiers [1969] Via kawrage

My view from a balcony in Turmusayya :)

Tomorrow, I’ll finally be going to Ramallah!

My view from a balcony in Turmusayya :)

Tomorrow, I’ll finally be going to Ramallah!

lifeingoldandmud:

nash-grier:

Everyone has a right to their opinion.

Not when your opinion degrades my existence

Lebanese arak in Jordan before I go to Palestine 😍

Lebanese arak in Jordan before I go to Palestine 😍

First day in Amman; on a balcony, drinking mint tea, and the smell of falafel around the area 😍

I woke up late, so was too tired to go anywhere.

Just relaxed
Jordan then Palestine
Passports and hawiyeh ready :)

Jordan then Palestine

Passports and hawiyeh ready :)