The 'Ghost City' of Hebron Is at the Center of West Bank Settlement Violence
For Palestinians, settlements constitute the ultimate red line, particularly in Hebron.
Israeli Settlements Are Still Fueling Anger in the West Bank
Things are always bad here, but at the moment relations are even worse than usual. This is a city where 500 of the most radical Israeli settler families are living among 250,000 Palestinians, and one where Israel’s Ministry of Defense approved the...
The Devastating Chemical Attack in Iraqi Kurdistan 25 Years Later
It’s been 25 years, seven months, six days, and around five hours since Saddam Hussein’s bombs rained down on Halabja in Iraqi Kurdistan. We met some of the victims and explored the town.
Jihadists or Boredom? The Choices Aren't Great for Syria's Kurdish Refugees
Kawrgosk, Syria is home to thousands of trapped Kurds fleeing from the interminable civil war raging in the region. They struggle to get by in massive tent cities that have developed their own economy and culture separate from the war around them.
The World's Most Depressing Museum Is in Iraq, of Course
Most cities have monuments to the past, so it seems appropriate, given the bloody history of Iraqi Kurdistan, that Sulaymaniyah's main tourist attraction is a museum devoted to documenting torture and injustice.