Erasmus+ Planning Visits

Between November 2014 and January 2015, Asfar’s team and international partners participated in a series of Erasmus+ Advanced Planning Visits for our Istanbul and Amman Youth Exchanges due to take place between March and June 2015. Asfar also met with partner organisations in Israel, including Interfaith Encounter Association to discuss future projects and partnership working. … Continued

Happy New Year

Happy New Year for 2015. Here at Asfar, we all hope you had a fantastic Festive period and holiday. Asfar’s staff spent New Year’s eve in Amman, Jordan, attending a project planning meeting for one of our international programmes. Over the next coming months, Asfar will run its’ first ever Erasmus+ programmes, alongside our e-Journal … Continued

Asfar launches new Website

December 2014 Asfar has launched a new interactive website, incorporating a new look e-Journal! The new website includes full details on what Asfar is doing now and in 2015. Our website also includes all past editions of our e-Journal too. Visit our new website at to take a tour.

Editor’s Note – December 2014

Welcome to Asfar’s December 2014 edition of our e-Journal. Our Editors, Writers and Contributors have been working hard over the last 4 months to bring this fascinating edition to all of our readers. With a slightly new look, Asfar’s e-Journal continues to develop in leap and bounds. Asfar’s December 2014 e-Journal, has evolved, unintentionally, into … Continued

Editorial Note, e-Journal July 2014

With further discord occurring within the Middle East, extending and crossing borders and a new chapter in the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict upon unfolding, it has never been more important to show and promote the other side of the region: namely the People, as well as its diverse culture, history and geography etc. Living outside of the … Continued

Editorial Note, e-Journal March 2014

Asfar’s e-Journal, voluntary Editors and Contributors continue to dedicate their time, skills and invention to publish a fascinating and unique e-Journal, produced by aspiring writers, thinkers and photographers of the Middle East. This edition sees a range of diverse articles from: Aisa Martinex’s article and photos on Researching dress in Saudia Arabia, edited by Ruby … Continued

Editorial note – December 2013

Since our inaugural edition in December 2012, the editorial team at Asfar have been fortunate to work with a fantastic number of young writers and photographers. This edition of Asfar would not have been possible without their hard work and dedication and we are keen that the growing interest and engagement in the journal can … Continued

All writers' views in articles are their own and do not necessarily represent the opinion of the Asfar team.

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