I. Rida Mahmood observes that while people in Iran and Arab countries are roiling for more equality and freedom, they are not taking any cues from the west.
TMR's editor reflects on the experience of seeking home and refuge.
Photographer, documentarian and journalist Iason Athanasiadis shares images from more than 10 years of reporting from Afghanistan to Greece and back.
In Iran, Afghan refugees have been a part our everyday lives for over four decades now.
Selling off your beloved book collection to pay the rent hurts, but it beats starving or being out on the street.
In which our columnist flies up to Thessaloniki and visits the Diavata camp for refugees seeking European asylum — no one is illegal, everyone merits a better life.
Excerpt from Guantánamo Voices: True Accounts From the World’s Most Infamous Prison A graphic novel, edited by Sarah Mirk, with an introduction by Omar El Akkad Abrams ComicArts (June 2020)… Continue reading Guantánamo Voices: True Accounts From the World’s Most Infamous Prison
Omar El Akkad, author of American War and What Strange Paradise, looks at 20 years of blowback.