Azad Osman and Sefira were arrested for protesting against former Syrian president Hafez al Assad in 1987. Since then they've beat the odds and are now a living testimony of everything that has gone wrong with Syria.
At a recent meeting of an international terrorist financing watchdog, Islamabad lost support of close allies China and Saudi Arabia, exposing the country to the risk of economic fallout.
Bangladeshi immigrant Kartik Chondro was assaulted by a mob in Rome, an attack linked to the far-right's anti-immigrant campaign across Italy. We visited his home in Dhaka to find out why this life-threatening event hasn't forced him to return home.
An ancient gated extension of the city where left-leaning Italians once fought against Mussolini and Hitler has now become a breeding ground for right-wing populism.
Mu Tunc’s debut film about a young and disgruntled punk singer was first screened at !f Istanbul Independent Film Festival. We met up with the director to hear more about his influences and future projects.
Imam Alauddin Akonjee and his friend were shot dead in September 2016 in New York, but the police is yet to determine the motive of the murder, causing a delay in legal proceedings.
The Indian judiciary recently spared an army officer from prosecution for killing three civilians in Kashmir, citing a draconian law. The verdict wasn't unusual for Kashmiris, so to fill the void that justice leaves, they fall back on God.
As Israel plans to deport African migrants to unknown countries, thousands of asylum-seekers, even those who have started families with Israeli partners, are staring at an uncertain future.
Edward Erickson, an American military expert, argues that the US seeks to cultivate influence in Syria by creating "Kurdish enclaves" run by anti-Turkey forces.
Sadaf Foroughi’s debut feature depicts the troubles of an Iranian teenager after she makes an innocent bet with her schoolmates.
A bill that enables Tunisian women to pass their family name to children and have equal inheritance with men will be introduced to President Essebsi on February 20, even though religious conservatives warn the amendment will stir up public anger.
A former lawyer, police officer and auditor, Genena says he has access to documents that prove the army was involved in stirring bloody violence following the 2011 uprising, but President Sisi detained him ahead of general elections in March.
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