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Counter-Extremism Begins at Home

Counter-Extremism Begins at Home

London, Asharq Al-Awsat—A man in a balaclava and fatigues gives a virtual tour of his brigade’s living quarters in Syria. He says he fights for a group called Rayat Al-Tawhid (Banner of God), which is affiliated with the extremist militant group the Islamic State of...
Mashrou’ Leila Get London Dancing

Mashrou’ Leila Get London Dancing

London, Asharq Al-Awsat—Hamed Sinno is a Lebanese Freddie Mercury—only he wears black, not white. In a shiny wife-beater, slicked-back hair and matching moustache, he hits the painfully high notes and caresses the microphone. Sinno is the frontman for Mashrou’ Leila,...
Michael Hastings, 1980–2013

Michael Hastings, 1980–2013

In both life and death, Michael Hastings caused a media storm. The divisive journalist passed away on Tuesday, June 18 in a car accident in Los Angeles. News of his tragic death at the age of only 33 has the world of journalism both shocked and riven. To most, both in...