I'm a freelance journalist and author currently based in Jordan. I write about culture, human rights, religion, food, and urban life. More about me here. To get in touch, commission work or send a pitch, write to saba[.]imtiaz[@]gmail[.]com
I blog, post outtakes from reporting, and write about human rights and legal issues here.
Influencers from Amman to Dubai have adopted show-all, tell-all lives with a fevered passion, ushering in a new kind of celebrity culture in a region where women’s thoughts and wardrobe choices are often kept private
Tourists and locals alike gather at Hashem in downtown Amman, an unenclosed restaurant where the waiters just guess at how much falafel they think you can eat
Traditionally, the West sent Christian missionaries to evangelize in the Global South. In 2018, should it be the other way around?