Civilians in the cross-hairs
As Israel rages through the West Bank and Gaza, Bethlehem celebrates another dismal Christmas under occupation, Khaled Amayreh reports
Oiling the wheels of Sudan
The year is over, no final agreement was reached as widely anticipated, but the south is no longer the problem in Sudan; the war has shifted to the western part of the country, writes Gamal Nkrumah
'I feel I am burying Bam'
The earthquake that struck the historic Iranian city of Bam has turned much of the city into a mass grave, writes Rasha Saad
Confronted with the reality of war on the streets of their city, young people in Baghdad wage their own war on the Americans -- in virtual reality, writes Karim Gawhary