Zainab Khan defines herself as “a human being” who happens to be a mother, a wife, a sister, a daughter, a mentor, a Muslim… Someone for whom her heritage is “very important, because that’s the story I’m able to preserve”. Her father was from Afghanistan, her mother was Indo-Pakistani and she was born and raised in the US, so she feels like a “third spacer”.
The attacks on two mosques in Christchurch (New Zealand) on March 15 left 49 dead and more than 40 people injured. In recent years there have been several attacks on mosques in the West, but these temples are also a usual target of terrorist groups like ISIS in Muslim-majority countries.
One in every 110 people around the world has had to leave home. It’s as if a person fled every two seconds.
The US intelligence agency has made 470,000 new files public from those seized in the last residence of the founder of Al Qaeda, when he was killed by SEAL agents. Other documents will remain secret for security and copyright reasons… but also for containing pornography in some cases.