Tunisian society has become more accepting of clandestine emigration and no longer regards it as a taboo, underestimating the risks of crossing the Mediterranean.
The Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI) has often been lauded as the island of stability, security and prosperity in an otherwise troubled country. But why do so many people seek to leave, even at tremendous financial costs and risk to their lives?
Turkey analyst Galip Dalay advocates for a crucial addition for EU-Turkey relations to improve – and to revive the accession process once again.
The explosion in the port of Beirut hit Bourj Hammoud hard. But as residents recover, the true extent of the damage is only now becoming clear as many of the neighbourhood’s residents contemplate leaving Lebanon for good.
The country’s history has been shaped by successive waves of emigration, but the current crisis seems to leave young Lebanese with no hope of return.
50 years ago, Muammar Gaddafi expelled 20,000 Italian settlers from Libya. Today they could build new bridges, once they clarify their colonial past.
At Tunisia’s only existing refugee centre, scores of illegal migrants are trying to move on from their cursed journeys through Libya.
In the Bekaa Valley in Lebanon, Europeans and Syrians have created an organic farm, distributing seeds and know-how in the hope of rekindling old farming practices in Syria.