Matt Broomfield reviews the first anthology of Kurdish science fiction, one that envisions new possibilities for Kurdish self-determination.
Ahmed Twaij, a physician and journalist with experience in Iraq and other war zones, argues Hamas and ISIS cannot be compared.
Sophie Kazan explores the Middle Eastern artists and galleries on display when Frieze London celebrates its 20th anniversary.
Arie Amaya-Akkermans on the history of war, colonialism, memory and how museums strive to preserve and display artifacts and art.
Matthew Broomfield reviews a book on the Kurdish women's movement, which challenges hierarchical, patriarchal society.
In Edward Lovelace's new documentary, a refugee's handicap becomes a source of inspiration in the struggle for survival.
In Salar Abdoh’s new short story, Iranian militias return from war to a life and country to which they have difficulty adjusting.
Nazli Tarzi reviews an adventure travel and climate change story of what humanity stands to lose with the death of a great river.
Former ambassador Chas Freeman, Jr. argues that we have entered a new era in which players are shifting on the geopolitical chess table.
Hamilton Cain reviews a police procedural that connects Norfolk, Virginia with the late Iraq War and the streets of Mosul.