The Bosphorus Strait, which is among the world’s most strategically located and economically significant straits, narrowly linking the Black Sea to the Aegean, has been closed to transit traffic by Turkish authorities after a 225-meter-long cargo ship crashed into an Istanbul waterfront mansion. The Malta-flagged bulk carrier slammed into theRead More →

A Palestinian journalist has died after succumbing to wounds he sustained during clashes with Israeli forces near the border between the besieged Gaza Strip and the occupied Palestinian territories. The Gaza Ministry of Health said in a statement that 31-year-old Yaser Murtaja, a cameraman for the Palestinian Arabic-language Ain Media newsRead More →

  I’ve got a little black book with my poems in Got a bag with a toothbrush and a comb in When I’m a good dog, they sometimes throw me a bone in I got elastic bands keepin’ my shoes on Got those swollen-hand blues I got thirteen channels ofRead More →