Kim Barker's book about her time in Afghanistan didn't exactly fly off the shelves. Sure, it sold a respectable 11,000 copies, but it was no best seller. But a new movie based on the book looks like it will be a hit.
The global media company Al Jazeera, based in Qatar, is closing down the US cable news channel that it launched with great fanfare in 2013. Despite investing billions of dollars in the channel, the numbers didn't add up.
A BBC team that traveled to Qatar at the government's invitation quickly found out how limited their welcome was: After attempting to visit workers and document their living conditions, the crew was thrown in jail. One of the journalist thinks a wider crackdown is yet to come.