June 22, 2018
Valérie Gruhn was an emergency room nurse with Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) near Mosul, Iraq, from March to June...
Reviews
April 10, 2016
A caliphate, according to Muhammad Qasim Zaman in the Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World , “symbolizes…the classical history of...
Reportage
February 10, 2016
On the outskirts of the city of Little Aden in southern Yemen, a 25-year-old young man lives with his mother, sharing the worries, sorrows...
Opinion
August 25, 2015
This past week, Al Jazeera Plus uploaded a video on Facebook featuring producers Sana Saeed and Tarek Abu-Esber entitled “Is the US at war...
blog
August 1, 2015
The carnage being wrought in El Salvador this year is slowly attracting the attention of major English-language media in the United States...
blog
December 4, 2014
Recent beheadings of foreigners held captive by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) have prompted several major media outlets...
Reportage
November 25, 2014
Soleimanieh, Iraq Try walking away from a refugee in need. He’d just been explaining to me how a muddy, overcrowded camp for the internally...
Reportage
October 13, 2014
For nearly a month, fighters from the mainly Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) have kept Islamic State (IS) forces at bay outside...
blog
October 2, 2014
The well-known US security expert, Brian Jenkins, famously declared in 1974, that “ terrorism is theatre ”. And over the last few weeks,...