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The Violent Origins of the Land of Ahimsa

Upinder Singh’s new book revolutionises the way India understands its past.

Zimbabwe Military Coup: What’s Next For The Embattled Nation?

In undertaking a reckless purge of a trusted party loyalist, Zimbabwe's First Family has triggered its own undoing.

A Century On, The Balfour Declaration Still Shapes Palestinians’ Everyday Lives

With a simple 67-word letter sent on November 2, 1917, the British foreign secretary, Lord Arthur Balfour, irrevocably changed the political and geographic landscape of the Middle East.

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Hikayetna: Stories From Syrian Refugees

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Letters of Dreams and Refuge – Part IV

Between Izmir and Athens: dream sellers and a notebook swallowed by the road.

What I Left Behind

The war made him leave his home behind, suddenly and begrudgingly. | Amir Darwish

Do You Want Some Bread and Milk?

Curfew meant being attacked by the paramilitaries. An attack inside their quarters was called “operation” | A short story by Mekhala Saran

Syria

A kingdom of broken dreams, buried inside the eyes of their corpses | Faris Fakhreldin

Let’s Dance for Newroz

"Newroz, for me, is freedom from slavery and injustice." | Lorin Kasso

Vignettes of Love and Peace: Letters From Kabul

"just another morning in Kabul" | Jhilmil Breckenridge

Where I Come From

"From the womb of the Mediterranean I come" | Amir Darwish

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