A Look at Iran’s Afro-Iranian Community

Like many other countries that border the Persian Gulf, Iran has communities of African origin living inside its border. While most Afro-Iranians are descendants of slaves brought to the country centuries ago,...
April 30th, 2015
 

The Israeli-Palestinian Water Conflict

The water situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territories (OPT) is critical, and the Israeli government’s systematic exploitation of this vital resource at the expense of sufficient access for the...
October 22nd, 2010
 

Join Our Team: Editorial Openings at Muftah

Muftah is currently seeking editors to join the following editorial teams: 1. EGYPT AND NORTH AFRICA 2. ISRAEL/PALESTINE & LEVANT 3. IRAN, IRAQ, AND TURKEY 4. AFGHANISTAN AND PAKISTAN 5....
March 15th, 2019
 

Something Is Stirring in Egypt

Autopilot is an amazing thing - that human ability to keep going, to keep existing, numbly, to move on and forget, despite the madness and the chaos unfurling around us. I returned to the United States this...
May 30th, 2016
 

Street Fashion in Iran, Then and Now

An image from FSHN Magazine's fashion editorial, photographed in Tehran's Tajrish Bazaar(Afra Pourdad / FSHN) Making the rounds this past week was a sneak preview of a fashion spread in San...
November 8th, 2013