The World’s Most Dangerous Mountains

Posted by on Oct 21, 2021 in Articles | No Comments

Oct 18, 2021 Each year an estimated 300,000 smugglers, known as ‘kolbars,’ haul millions of pounds of contraband from Iraq to Iran over the 14,000-foot peaks of the Zagros Mountains. More than 50 of them will die—shot dead, killed in accidents, or freezing to death—and countless more will be arrested and imprisoned. Alex Perry travels […]

Once Upon a Jihad

Posted by on Feb 3, 2015 in Articles | No Comments
Once Upon a Jihad

ONCE UPON A TIME, NOT SO LONG AGO, in a land not far away, a British man who would become an icon to a generation of European Islamists fighting and dying in Syria and Iraq, sat down before a webcam in his parents’ modest home on England’s south coast and filmed a 90-minute tutorial on how to tie a turban. The […]