Iraqi satellite channels moved into war mode after 2014, broadcasting anthems of national unity belted out by top Iraqi singers to accompany around-the-clock coverage of the war against ISIS. Here’s a collection of some of the most popular.
Why is it that non-Afghans only care to learn about Afghanistan when there are pictures of women in miniskirts involved? By shifting the topic to women’s clothing, broader questions around the problems facing Afghanistan become elided – and the discussion goes back to a simplistic dichotomy between Islam and secular modernity.
Add A Little Lemon is not just a food blog: it’s a blog about Iraqi culture and history through the lens of food, using dishes to tell stories about the country’s present and past as well as the experiences of those in diaspora.
Los Angeles is the capital of the Iranian diaspora, home to at least 700,000 Iranian-Americans and an Iranian culture industry that makes its presence known worldwide. Here’s your guide to visiting Tehrangeles.