Cairobserver - Egypt
Cairobserver is the start of a conversation about Cairo’s architecture and building, urban fabric and city life, and attempts to fill a void in popular discourse focused on the city.
The Black Iris - Jordan
Black Iris is written by Naseem Tarawnah to chronicle the various political, social, and cultural issues facing Jordan.
Qissa Khwani - Afghanistan & Pakistan
Qissa Khwani provides a forum for writers from the Pashtun belt, stretching from Afghanistan to India, to share their perspectives on local and global events.
Karl reMarks - Lebanon
Karl reMarks is a blog about Lebanese politics and culture, as well as Arab and world affairs, written by Karl Sharro, an architect, writer and commentator on the Middle East.
Syria News Wire - Syria
Syria News Wire provides fresh, independent news from the streets of Damascus and beyond. It was the fourth Syrian blog to appear on the internet – back in 2004 – and is written from London and Damascus.
Afrah Nasser - Yemen
Afrah Nasser is a Yemeni activist, blogger, and journalist/columnist writing about issues relating to Yemen. In May 2011, Afrah was forced to leave Yemen because of her political activities.
Maghreb Blog - North Africa
Run by Professor Mohamed Daadaoui of Oklahoma City University, Maghreb Blog focuses on the current political and economic trends, as well as news from North Africa.
Sahel Blog - Sahel & Horn of Africa
Run by Alex Thurston, Sahel Blog analyzes news about religion and politics in the Sahel and the Horn of Africa.
Irtiqa - Middle East & Islam
Run by Prof. Salman Hameed, Irtiqa focuses on scientific debates taking place in the Muslim world.
Revolutionary Arab Rap - Mideast & North Africa
Revolutionary Arab Rap examines social and political change in the Middle East and North Africa through the lens of Arabic hip hop.
Arabic Literature - Mideast & North Africa
Written by M. Lynx Qualey, ArabLit provides news on Arabic literature, features on fresh literary voices from the region, and profiles on Arabic-English literary translations.
The Frustrated Arab - Mideast & North Africa
As described by its author, Roqayah Chamseddine, The Frustrated Arab is a blog with “a no-holds-bar anti-imperialist philosophy.”
Not Green Data - Egypt
Not Green Data is written by Tarek Amr, an Egyptian blogger and data network architect, on Egypt, social media, and anything else with the word “social” in it.
Mona Kareem - Kuwait
Mona Kareem is a Bidun (stateless) of Kuwait, living in the United States, blogging about poetry, literature, and human rights in her home country and the greater Middle East.
Bina Shah - Pakistan
Based in Karachi, Pakistan, Bina Shah is a writer and novelist focused on issues relating to Pakistan and beyond.
Ana3rabeya - Saudi Arabia
Ana3rabeya is a blog devoted to issues relating to Saudi Arabia, written by Saudi-American blogger Nora Abdulkarim.
Kamil Pasha - Turkey
Kamil Pasha is written by Professor Jenny White of Boston University and looks at both the serious and light-hearted side of contemporary Turkey.
Nasser Arrabyee - Yemen
The latest news, stories, and independent and balanced reports on political, security, economic, and social developments in Yemen by Yemeni journalist Nasser Arrabyee.
The Moor Next Door - North Africa
The Moor Next Door discusses issues relating to Northwest Africa, politics in the Arab world, geopolitics, and international relations.
PitaPolicy - Mideast & North Africa
PitaPolicy looks at issues of politics, technology, economy, and other issues affecting the pita-consuming region (Morocco to Pakistan).
Tabsir - Middle East & Islam
Tabsir is curated and written by Prof. Daniel Martin Varisco of Hofstra University and aims to provide insight on Islam and the Middle East.
The Turbulent World of Middle East Soccer - Mideast & North Africa
Written by James M. Dorsey, The Turbulent World of Middle East Soccer looks at the regional role of soccer at a time of transition from autocratic rule to more open government.
Mediaoriente - Mideast & North Africa
Mediaoriente is written by Donatella Della Ratta and looks at media and communication in the Arab World, and between the Arab World and the West.