Past Newsletters

Mo Salah and Aboutrika Spark a Debate About Religion

Soccer Stars Stir Controversy

Two separate incidents involving major Egyptian footballers have sparked a debate online and in the mainstream press on the role of religion in society.

Letter from Kabul: The Brutal Business of a Border Crossing

Letter from Kabul

We Afghans are used to waiting around because of the incompetence and arrogance of our officials. We are accustomed to being abused and treated as second-class citizens by our own governments. But in all my life I had never seen a hell like this.

Turjuman: Sudan Edition

Turjuman: Sudan Edition

Note from the editor: We wrote this news digest in the days before the ongoing coup in Sudan. The military has now dissolved the transitional council and seized power amid the ongoing instability. This newsletter explains the context leading up to the coup, why the transition to democracy had stalled,…

Kareem Shaheen