Middle East

Who is Syria’s reconstruction for?

In post-conflict Syria, reconstruction projects risk silencing local voices.

How Beirut is breaking down the divisions of its past

Campaigning to protect war-era buildings.

“Strange how the name of a city can come to mean an event, rather than a place”: Aleppo before ‘Aleppo’

A city the size of Manchester, with 7,000 years of history behind it.

In pictures: the bridges of Baghdad

Iraqi infrastructure down the years.

Dubai is building a new tram and the residents just don’t seem to care

Why take public transport when you can take a Maserati?