When journalists flee their home countries, they lose their two most important tools: their native reporting language and their professional networks. Amal magazine, staffed by exiled journalists in Germany, is trying to change that.
On Friday, an Iranian-backed militia group attacked a US base, known as K1, in Iraq, killing an American contractor. Shortly after, the US struck the bases of an Iranian-backed Iraqi militia in retaliation. Carol Hills spoke with a former veteran who served at K1 to discuss the role that contractors play in US war zones.
Gas. Bread. A subway ticket: The soaring cost of everyday necessities sparked protests that spiraled into major movements in countries like France, Zimbabwe, Lebanon, Sudan and Chile. Throughout the world, citizens took to the streets in 2019 to rise up against inequality, corruption and bad governance.
A top Iraqi militia leader warned of a strong response against US forces in Iraq following air strikes in Iraq and Syria overnight that hit several bases of his Iranian-backed group and killed at least 25 people.