September 10, 2012
A young nurse in Aleppo’s Dar Al-Shifa hospital methodically turned the pages of her massive notebook, giving me names of people killed and...
Reportage
August 27, 2012
Nothing can be heard except the uncanny drone of a helicopter circling over the town. Apart from that, all is quiet. Twelve activists are...
Reportage
August 13, 2012
QAMISHLO, Syria: When Rad Mecid Sexmus, 40, became the latest Kurdish shahid (martyr), killed securing a checkpoint in this northern town,...
Reviews
June 6, 2012
Unsurprisingly, given the conflict being reported in Syria today, Fadi Azzam’s debut novel Sarmada has been heralded, in certain literary...
Reviews
April 3, 2012
Two years a ago, the New York Times printed a short article announcing that First Second Books would be publishing a web comic “about Iran...
Reportage
February 28, 2012
The last thing I told Rémi Ochlik was: "Be safe, OK? You've already won your World Press Photo." That was on a Wednesday, one week before...
Reportage
February 22, 2012
Sunday Times correspondent and veteran war reporter Marie Colvin was killed in a shelling attack on the besieged Syrian city of Homs...