Diego Calderara

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All Hail Saudi Arabia's Oil Victory

We had BP's "Beyond Petroleum," now Saudi oil minister Khalid Al-Falih is setting the scene for "Beyond Market Share."<p>The so-called market share …

An Archaeology Summer Reading List

Human Journey<p>Summer, for me, means the thrill of archaeological digs. Plus, archaeological reading. (Photo courtesy of Sarah Parcak)<p>It’s summertime, which means: summer reading. Specifically, summer reading that sends me to far off places, and lets me daydream of being out on a dig.<p>Below, five …

My 977 days held hostage by Somali pirates | Michael Scott Moore

Michael Scott Moore was kidnapped by Somali pirates in 2012. For the first time, he tells the story of his abduction, detention and eventual release<p>One afternoon two years into my captivity, in a dirty villa, I sat up on the mattress and noticed that my guard had left the room. His rifle lay on a …

How Isis crippled al-Qaida | Shiv Malik, Ali Younes, Spencer Ackerman, Mustafa Khalili

Photograph: Mustafa Khalili<p>Abu ­Muhammad al-Maqdisi, the intellectual godfather of al-Qaida.<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/6/10/1433954982833/1b7d66ce-79f0-4547-b570-f68f1f82bd4e-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Mustafa Khalili<p>Abu ­Muhammad al-Maqdisi, the …

Al-Qaeda

Si rifà vivo il capo dell'Isil con un messaggio audio

Il capo dell’Isil si è rifatto vivo, dopo che media occidentali l’avevano dato per gravemente ferito in un attacco aereo. E’ la voce di Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi quella contenuta in un messaggio audio diffuso dai siti Internet legati all’autoproclamato Stato islamico.<br>“Chiamiamo ogni musulmano, in ogni …

Why We Must Resist Simple Explanations of the ‘Charlie Hebdo’ Massacre

Two men in balaclavas burst into <i>Charlie Hebdo</i>’s office in Paris and opened fire on the editorial staff, killing five cartoonists, a columnist, a …

Love in exile: the story of Tiwonge Chimbalanga

In 2010, Tiwonge Chimbalanga, a transgender woman, was imprisoned in Malawi for getting engaged to a man. Pardoned and freed, she now lives in exile in South Africa. Mark Gevisser reports on an uneasy triumph for the global LGBT rights movement<p>“Gays Engage!”<p>This was the headline on the front page …

Isis: the inside story

In the summer of 2004, a young jihadist in shackles and chains was walked by his captors slowly into the Camp Bucca prison in southern Iraq. He was nervous as two American soldiers led him through three brightly-lit buildings and then a maze of wire corridors, into an open yard, where men with …

What They Don’t Tell You About the Galápagos

Sea lions were the first to welcome me to the Galápagos Islands. There they were, lounging next to parked motorcycles and cars on the island of Santa Cruz, splayed out like they were at a luxe beach resort.<p>I knew before embarking on this National Geographic Expedition that animals were not afraid …