Eric Eyges

I am a Mideast focused researcher and reporter covering everything MENA from the sober to the sensational.
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SOCIETY
What’s So Scary About FEMA?
A few weeks ago, just as Cliven Bundy and his ragtag militiamen were slipping out of the news, conservative columnist and Fox News personality Erik
Posted: 05/21/14 08:42 EDT
IRAN
Iran’s Untouchables
Every country has its servant class, the ethnic group that toils away in the bowels of the national economy. In the United States, it's mostly
Posted: 04/17/14 15:33 EDT
IRAN
Inside Iran’s Broadband Black Market
Take any product or service in high demand, make it illegal, and what happens? You create a shadow economy. In most countries, these subversive markets
Posted: 03/24/14 12:07 EDT
SYRIA
I’ve Been a Jihadi for 40 Years
Mohamed Badredin is quite the cosmopolitan Jihadi. As a lifelong revolutionary, he has spent the last 40 years practicing politics, not with words, but with
Posted: 02/20/14 08:55 EDT
EGYPT
The Imam in the Egyptian Bedroom
Egyptians are used to powerful imams issuing decrees on everything from politics to sex, but it is extremely rare that their sermons combine both of
Posted: 02/03/14 17:26 EDT
SYRIA
The Kidnapping Contagion in Syria
More than 100,000 people have died in Syria's three-year civil war, and millions more have fled the country. But people are also getting kidnapped at
Posted: 01/22/14 07:58 EDT
CRIME
Shacked Up in Iran? You Risk Jail
Ali and Maryam have been together for a year and a half. Ali has never had a wife, but Maryam had a short-lived marriage and
Posted: 01/13/14 14:12 EDT