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?
Posted: 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
05/21/14 08:42 EDT
IRAN
Iran’s Untouchables
Posted: 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
04/17/14 15:33 EDT
IRAN
Inside Iran’s Broadband Black Market
Posted: 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
03/24/14 12:07 EDT
SYRIA
I’ve Been a Jihadi for 40 Years
Posted: 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
02/20/14 08:55 EDT
EGYPT
The Imam in the Egyptian Bedroom
Posted: 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
02/03/14 17:26 EDT
SYRIA
The Kidnapping Contagion in Syria
Posted: 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
01/22/14 07:58 EDT
CRIME
Shacked Up in Iran? You Risk Jail
Posted: 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
01/13/14 14:12 EDT
PHOTOS

Inside Gaza's Smuggling Tunnels

Vocativ Staff
ISRAEL

Meet the Man Who Invented Israel's Iron Dome

Ralph Avellino
BREADLINE

More Young Adults Live With Their Famlies Than Elderly Do

Abigail Tracy
SEX

"Stuffers" Pack on Pounds to Satisfy Their Sexual Desires

Elizabeth Kulze
ART

CalArts in the '70s: "When Art School Was Like Animal House"

Elizabeth Kulze
DRUGS

Poltergeist Under Couple's Bed Turns Out to Be Meth Addict

Shane Dixon Kavanaugh
UKRAINE

5 Things You Should Know About the Ukraine Plane Crash - Vocativ

Versha Sharma
SCIENCE

Testicle-Eating Fish Found in Michigan Lake

Luke Malone