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274 Assyrian Christian captives awaiting ISIS trial

274 Assyrian Christian captives awaiting ISIS trial

London, Asharq Al-Awsat—Hundreds of Assyrian Christians abducted by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in a series of dawn raids on their villages in Syria’s northeast Hasakah province are being held in the ISIS stronghold of Al-Shaddadeh on the Abdulaziz...
Review: Citizenfour

Review: Citizenfour

London, Asharq Al-Awsat—A slim, but innocuous-looking man with ashen skin and dark circles under his eyes studies himself in the mirror of his Hong Kong hotel room, where he has been hiding out for over a week. The TV screen by him is playing the day’s leading world...
Egypt Travel: Tourism after revolution

Egypt Travel: Tourism after revolution

Egypt, Asharq Al-Awsat—“We have every Elvis record there is,” George says, as he flicks the towel on his head behind his shoulder, before taking a gulp of beer. George, a 70 year-old from Essex is in traditional Egyptian costume for the boat’s Jalabiya party,...
Sean Gullette: Punked Out in Morocco

Sean Gullette: Punked Out in Morocco

London, Asharq Al-Awsat—Fans of Darren Aronofsky films will know Sean Gullette as the co-writer and lead actor of his 1998 hit indie psychological thriller Pi. Despite his numerous supporting roles since then, including in Aronosfky’s Requiem for a Dream (2000),...