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Stranger Than Fiction

Some stories are neither fact nor fiction.

Robert Heath claimed to have cured homosexuality by implanting electrodes into the pleasure centre of the brain. Robert Colvile reports on one of the great forgotten stories of neuroscience.
Two refugees in transit find love, warmth and solace in each other.
Fifteen years after the fall of the Iraqi dictator, an Iraqi recalls the utter chaos that followed the American invasion.
Two refugees in transit find love in an unlikely place.
Between Izmir and Athens: dream sellers and a notebook swallowed by the road.
The war made him leave his home behind, suddenly and begrudgingly. | Amir Darwish
Curfew meant being attacked by the paramilitaries. An attack inside their quarters was called “operation” | A short story by Mekhala Saran
A kingdom of broken dreams, buried inside the eyes of their corpses | Faris Fakhreldin
"Newroz, for me, is freedom from slavery and injustice." | Lorin Kasso
"just another morning in Kabul" | Jhilmil Breckenridge