• Etching of a scene from the Spanish Inquisition
    Faith is Dangerous

    “The history of past and present religions is full of crimes.” In his column today, Tarik Günersel presents a poem regarding faith based killing and he addresses the deteriorating situation in Turkey under the Prime Minister Erdoğan.

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  • Egyptian Women Against Mubarak
    The Dance

    Hamdy el-Gazzar on the “Sisi” presidential election, Egyptian women, and the beautiful art of dancing that serves as a regular backdrop to life events.

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  • Cartoon: Lebanese Presidential Elections
    Cartoon: Lebanese Presidential Election

    In today’s curated cartoon at Sampsonia Way, editorial cartoonist Hassan Bleibel comments on the recent presidential elections in Lebanon. Through his art, he also critically portrays the March 8 Alliance, which was a ruling coalition in the Lebanese parliament until March 2013.

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  • Cartoon: Algerian Elections
    Cartoon: Algerian Elections

    Cartoonist Mohammad Saba’aneh comments on the protracted tenure of Algerian President Bouteflika whose leadership has been called into question due to his serious health issues and the seemingly fraudulent actions that ushered in Bouteflika’s re-election.

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