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“Egypt’s Travelling Storyteller Brings Tales and Joy to the Countryside’s Children

Surrounded by children of all ages, with their eyes fixed on him, Haitham Shoukry, a young Egyptian storyteller, can make their imagination go wild with his charming words and captivating tales….

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The Empty School Desk

October 20 would have been a normal day; Omar and Ali got dressed, carried on their school backpacks, and left their home in Ariha, a town in Idlib countryside, starting their journey to school.

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Butterfly Effect: Iraqi Painters Transform Baghdad’s Forgotten Alleys Into an Open-Air Gallery

Natural landscapes, mosques with golden domes, and women and girls with beautiful big eyes are all scenes painted on the walls of Baghdad’s old city, created by professional painters, helped by talented children taking their first steps to accomplish their passion for art and murals….

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Stolen Moments of Joy in Gloomy Times

To be a Syrian boy or girl, of no more than ten years old, means that you were undoubtedly born in time of war, and have not the chance to enjoy many of childhood’s joys and games….

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Muhammad Al-Asmar, Idlib’s Child Reporter, Nominated for the International Children’s Peace Prize 2021

While shooting videos accompanied by the displaced camps’ children and drawing murals on the walls of schools and buildings, Muhammad Aziz Al-Asmar had never imagined being nominated for the “International Children’s Peace Prize 2021”, to be the only Syrian and Arab child nominee….

Displaced and Ill: A Yemeni Girl Helplessly Fights Epilepsy Without Medications

The scourge of Yemen’s war has gone far beyond anyone’s imaginations and has major effects on children and vulnerable groups….