War

The Syrian Armenians Who Fled One War Zone For Another

The Syrian Armenians Who Fled One War Zone For Another

For Syrian Armenians, the apparent entry of their compatriots into the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict seems to confirm all their suspicions about the role of Turkey, which also supported rebel factions in Syria, and that the true purpose of helping Azerbaijan retake territory is Turkish irredentism.

A Castle in the Air: Trekking the Secret Mountain Paths of Yemen

Trekking the Secret Mountain Paths of Yemen

Nearly 30 years had passed since Tim Mackintosh-Smith made a trip to a mountain by the Yemeni coast. Sitting in Sanaa, with the war raging around him, he tried to put into words a mirage that seemed so real at the time.

How War Destroyed Yemen’s Once-Thriving Fishing Industry

How War Destroyed Yemen’s Once-Thriving Fishing Industry

Many fishermen have given up their fishing nets and skiffs to join the war effort on various fronts, and many send their sons — as soon as they come of age — to do the same.

Suha Mohammed
How Azerbaijan Won the Karabakh War

How Azerbaijan Won the Karabakh War

While Azerbaijanis are happy a significant amount of territory has been returned to their country’s control, some are concerned that they’ve traded Armenian occupation for a Russian presence.

Simon Ostrovsky
Syria’s Famished Victory

Syria’s Famished Victory

Food, especially in a country so famous for its cuisine, is not just about nutrition; it is also about culture. What do you do when you can’t afford the food? You stop inviting people, apart from the ones you don’t feel embarrassed in front of when you can only serve coffee.

Lydia Wilson
Revolutionary Wit

Revolutionary Wit

No one escaped Raed Fares’ brutal criticism: U.S. presidents, Russia, Iran, the United Nations – everyone who was witnessing the Syrian war and doing nothing to stop it.

Lina Sergie Attar