Since my childhood, the Middle East has ignited an immense curiosity within me. First, through literature and cinema. Novels, stories, history, and travel diaries transported me to distant lands, unveiling cultural and geographical landscapes that sparked my imagination and curiosity. It was my initial step into exploring a vast and diverse region, rich in historical […]

The mountain town

Nestled amidst the ancient Anatolian and Zagros mountain ranges, between the legendary Tigris and Euphrates rivers, exists the Kurdish people—an ethnically rich community that remains the most significant minority in the East without a sovereign state of its own. In the aftermath of the First World War, as Western powers redrew the maps of the […]