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In the era of Marie Kondo, it’s tempting to throw out objects that don’t “spark joy.” But one useless piece of plastic was a symbol of a life my parents were proud of building.
Saifullah Paracha, the oldest prisoner in Guantánamo Bay, will probably die in detention without ever being charged. His son is currently in a US prison. Both have been in custody for almost 15 years, accused of aiding al-Qaida. But did they?
An interview with LAMBA Neon’s Hana Ghawi to find out what makes Amman such a great place for creatives—from where to get inspired to the best falafel in town.
In Pakistan’s most populous city, a wave of upscale chai stands are selling working-class tea culture to a new generation of affluent consumers