Witness

At night, Kais, who has muscular dystrophy, dreams that he is an anime hero fighting a ruthless intergalactic villain.

At least 110 civilians killed in ‘gruesome’ Nigeria massacre

A gruesome massacre against farmers in northeastern Nigeria killed at least 110 people, the United Nations has said, raising tolls initially indicating 43 and then at least 70 dead. The killings too… [+3202 chars]

The Brother: Muscular dystrophy and dreams of being an anime hero

At night, Kais, who has muscular dystrophy, dreams that he is an anime hero fighting a ruthless intergalactic villain.

The personal is political: A journey through Palestinian exile

In Palestinian dialect, ghurba is synonymous with the word exile, and as a concept it signifies issues such as dislocation and expulsion from ones home, family and community And it does this not only… [+16769 chars]

Iran parliament demands end of nuclear inspections after murder

Tehran, Iran Following the assassination of a top nuclear scientist near Tehran, Irans conservative parliament has called for a halt to international inspections of the countrys nuclear facilities as… [+4967 chars]

Afghanistan: 34 people killed in two suicide bombings

At least 34 people have been killed in two separate suicide bombings that targeted a military base and a provincial chief. In eastern Ghazni province, 31 soldiers were killed and 24 others wounded o… [+1606 chars]

Sudan forces seize large weapons haul near Ethiopia

Sudans Rapid Support Forces (RSF) have seized significant amounts of weapons, ammunition and military equipment on its eastern border with Ethiopia. The RSF made the announcement on Saturday of the … [+1079 chars]

Dozens killed in attack on farm workers in Nigeria

Attackers have killed dozens of people working in rice fields in northeastern Nigeria, according to several local sources cited by news agencies. The assailants on Saturday tied up the agricultural … [+1896 chars]

Dozens of Boko Haram, ISWAP fighters killed in Nigeria

Nigeria has killed 134 members of the Boko Haram and Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) armed groups. John Enenche, Nigerias defence ministry spokesman, told reporters on Monday the fight… [+954 chars]

Everyday life in the time of Boko Haram

I took this photo on Eid 2016 at a zoo in my hometown of Maiduguri, Nigeria. Whenever I look at this image, it gives me both joy and sadness. It shows the vibrancy of our fashion, the bold makeup on… [+6787 chars]