James Reinl is a journalist, editor and global affairs analyst. He has reported from some 35 countries and won awards for his work in Sri Lanka, Congo, Somalia, Haiti, the US and Iran. He reports for Al Jazeera, Foreign Policy, Fox News, France 24, CBC, CBS News, dpa, RTÉ, The Times, The National, Monocle and APTN. He holds a bachelor’s degree in English from Sussex University and a postgraduate diploma in journalism.
The “superbug” bacteria often strike at much higher rates in the Middle East, according to Doctors Without Borders. The bacteria attack invisibly and without warning in the mangled limbs, bullet holes and other wounds of civilians and fighters in war zones.
Nujeen Mustafa's story is one of survival against seemingly insurmountable odds. And she's not alone. An estimated 10 million people with disabilities have been forced to flee their homes due to war and persecution.
Farhan Warfaa was just 17 when he was detained and tortured by a former Somali army chief. Decades later, he finally gets his day in court — in the United States, just as the Supreme Court begins to close the door on cases like these.
Boko Haram, al-Shabaab and other extremist groups get their hands on weapons from armies sent to fight them. A new report tries to measure the scope of the problem.
ISIS fighters committed heinous crimes. Thousands are now locked up in camps and prisons across northern Syria. But the evidence against them is flimsy and the cost of justice, high. What should happen to them?