Ghaith Abdul-Ahad, author of the book, "A Stranger in Your Own City: Travels in the Middle East's Long War," in Istanbul, Turkey.

Iraqi author Ghaith Abdul-Ahad on the ‘unbuilding’ of Baghdad

Conflict & Justice

Iraqi author Ghaith Abdul-Ahad has a new book called, “A Stranger in Your Own City: Travels in the Middle East’s Long War.” It’s an ode to a city shattered by war. Abdul-Ahad speaks with The World’s Marco Werman about his childhood home, the cycle of sectarian violence set in motion by the US-led invasion in 2003 and what might lie ahead for the centuries-old, cosmopolitan city.

Lawyer and activist Hussein El Achi helped found a group called Minteshreen that wants an end to Lebanon’s sectarian political system.

These activists want to end sectarian politics in Lebanon

Conflict & Justice
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Lebanon: The lynchpin in Syria’s conflict

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‘Where Do We Go Now’: A Lebanese Film with Heartwarming Message of Religious Co-existence

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