The colonial management of the Kurdish margins by the Iranian state is reflected in particular in the fate of Kolbars. These women and men are risking their lives carrying goods from Iraq to Iran on their backs. In addition to the dangers of steep, mine-infested...

Hugging the West Bank of the Jordan River from which most of the Occupied Palestinian Territories derive their name, the Jordan Valley represents a little-reported but highly active site of conflict within the region.

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