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A Pitiless Catastrophe Devastates Turkey and Syria

Calamity Upon Catastrophe

The enormity of the tragedy in Syria and Turkey cannot be overstated. Tens of thousands have likely been injured and the death toll is sure to rise further. Even those who survived may face months or years of living in dangerous buildings prone to collapse.

A Harassment Case and Church Cover-Up Shake Aleppo’s Christian Community

Aleppo Church Stays Silent on Harassment

The harassment allegations, which were followed by the testimonies of other young women who also alleged that the teacher had harassed them, and the church’s tepid response have prompted consternation in Aleppo’s tight-knit Christian community.

Kevin Hart’s Tour in Cairo Sparks Debate on Afrocentrism and the Pharaohs

Kevin Hart’s Tour in Cairo Sparks Debate on Afrocentrism and the Pharaohs

Egyptians have not taken kindly to Hart’s comments about ancient Egypt, and a viral campaign was launched, calling for the cancellation of the show of the superstar they accused of “blackwashing” and “stealing their history.”

A Protest Movement in Gwadar Causes Concern for Pakistan-China Relations

A Protest Movement in Gwadar Causes Concern for Pakistan-China Relations

A recent crackdown on protesters gathered at the port city of Gwadar in Pakistan highlights a local human-rights movement that emerged in 2021 and made its leader, Rehman, a household name. A key hub for China’s Belt and Road Initiative, Gwadar has been enjoying international attention. However, development hasn’t been equal for all.

Gender Is Front and Center in Moscow’s Invasion of Ukraine 

Gender Is Front and Center in Moscow’s Invasion of Ukraine 

Amid the hypermasculinity and extreme levels of violence of the Russian war machine, gender has loomed large in Moscow’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine, where the war is largely being fought along traditional divides.

After Education Ban, Afghan Women Face an Uncertain Future

After Education Ban, Afghan Women Face an Uncertain Future

Most university-going Afghan women who were born in the last two decades and grew up with more liberties are not accustomed to a restricted way of life. Unable to complete their degrees, they are confined to their homes in the midst of a looming economic collapse and an exacerbated humanitarian crisis.

Decoding Indian Film ‘RRR’s’ Popularity in the West

Decoding Indian Film ‘RRR’s’ Popularity in the West

“RRR,” the Indian film in the Telugu language, has won several awards, including a Golden Globe. Director S. S. Rajamouli has received a star’s welcome at packed screenings in the U.S. In India, the response to its success has been mixed.