By Nicholas Karavatos. In the United Arab Emirates, tweets about rain are answered with threats of jail time.
By Brice Maiurro. As the Syrian war against ISIS concludes, a long journey of repair begins.
By James Toupin. ISIS loses its grip on Syria.
By Caitlin Gildrien. Famine is being used as a weapon in Yemen. A little girl, Amal, is one of the many dead.
By Joumana Altallal. During the Iraq War, now in its 15th year, a psychiatric hospital was looted, its patients left to wander Baghdad.
By Joseph M. Gerace. After Dareen Tatour’s conviction for inciting violence, is the only Israeli platform for Palestinian poetry in the courtroom?
By Matthew Murrey. Doctors in Gaza treat the wounded borders of the human body.
By Devon Balwit. A teenage boy shows up for death at a protest in Gaza.
By Megan Merchant. Chemical attacks and prolonged airstrikes in Syria inspire fierce maternalism.
By Stephen Byrne. This poem is based on the testimony of many refugees.